Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

The newly appointed Uganda’s tourism Ambassador to Australia Jo Wigg has registered tremendous achievements in her short period of appointment with many Australians committing themselves to visiting Uganda to discover its tourism potential. Since her appointment late January this year, Jo Wigg has spent most of her time speaking to families, organizations, companies and institutions […]

CCEDU trains observes ahead of by-elections

CCEDU trains observes ahead of by-elections

In preparation for the forthcoming by-elections in Aruu North constituency, Kamuli Municipality and  the Moroto Woman Member of Parliament, Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has completed training a team of ten Long Term Observers (LTOs) at Biva Hotel in Pader district. CCEDU’s head of electoral process observation, Mr. Ivan Mwaka led the […]

Museveni advises Ugandans on safe sex

Museveni advises Ugandans on safe sex

President Museveni has used the International Women’s Day celebrations to advise Ugandans to go for blood checkups before having sexual intercourse with their partners in order to avoid disease transition. Mr Museveni who was speaking briefly about the prevention of Hepatitis B, advised Ugandans not to look for the disease which he said is like […]

Mayanja Nkangi praised for exemplary leadership

Mayanja Nkangi praised for exemplary leadership

The late Mayanja Nkangi has been praised as an incorruptible leader who should be an example to those in various leadership positions. Nkangi, a former prime minister in the Mengo government also held various positions in the central government. The reigning Buuganda premier Mr Charles Peter Mayiga said that it will take long to forget […]

Dr Bitekyerezo vows to crackdown on pharmacies selling harmful drugs

Dr Bitekyerezo vows to crackdown on pharmacies selling harmful drugs

The newly appointed board chairman of the National Drug Authority (NDA) Dr Medard Bitekyerezo has vowed to eliminate expired drugs from the Ugandan market by crackdown on pharmacies dealing in expired drugs. Dr Bitekyerezo, a medical professional said that the days of people who have been selling expired drugs to unsuspecting Ugandans are finished. The […]

Kasaija cries foul for missing out on oil cash as Muhakanizi apologises

Kasaija cries foul for missing out on oil cash as Muhakanizi apologises

Finance minister Matia Kasaija has expressed disappointment for not sharing on the Shs6billion presidential handshake. Mr Kasaija who appeared before the Parliamentary committee that is investigating the disputed payment and he revealed that the despite writing the letter requesting for Shs6b in supplementary budget, the minister never benefited a single shilling. “Categorically, I was not […]

Libyan investors attack  Uganda over UTL collapse

Libyan investors attack  Uganda over UTL collapse

Libyan investors have blamed the government of Uganda for the collapse of Uganda Telecom Limited which was last week taken over by the same government. The investors who had a stake in the telecom company argue that the governmnet takeover will not help the ailing company adding that the governmnet was in the first place […]

Dott Services Ltd to sue New Vision over malicious story

Dott Services Ltd to sue New Vision over malicious story

Dott Services Ltd, a road construction company has, through its lawyers of Tumusiime Kabega & company advocates demanded for an apology from New Vision over a malicious story against the reputable roads construction and contracting company. According to the lawyers, the story titled: “Minister Byabagambi named in Road Fraud” contained malicious allegations against Dott Services […]

Kakooza Mutale attacks Museveni’s government over land grabbing

Kakooza Mutale attacks Museveni’s government over land grabbing

Senior Presidential Assistant on Political Affairs Rtd Maj Roland Kakooza Mutale has said that President Museveni’s NRM government should be ashamed for presiding over land grabbing in the country. Maj Mutale who is popularly known for training youth and overseeing them as they cane opposition supporters during presidential campaigns said the president has failed to […]