Nurses’ entry too high – Examinations body insists

Nurses’ entry too high – Examinations body insists

With the commencement of a week-long promotional involving 79 nursing training schools countrywide, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board-UNMEB has asked government to make some strategy changes to attract more people into the profession. The appeal stems from the low number of students applying for the diploma nursing course. Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary […]

Nalufenya police ‘fed tortured Kamwenge mayor on pork to fatten’

Nalufenya police ‘fed tortured Kamwenge mayor on pork to fatten’

After five months in jail over his alleged involvement in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the Kamwege Mayor Godfrey Byamukama whose torture by Uganda Police was widely publicized has spoken out on being released. A month after Mr. Byamukama was arrested, leaked images of his sceptic wounds at Nakasero Hospital, where […]

Nyege Nyege, Glastonbury Festival’s little sibling

Nyege Nyege, Glastonbury Festival’s little sibling

Jinja’s  Nyege Nyege Music Festival has the potential to become East Africa’s Glastonbury Festival. The latter is the largest greenfield festival in the world – attracting close to 175,000 people. Such large numbers require investments in infrastructure in terms of security, transport, water, and electricity supply. The 3rd edition of Nyege Nyege conclude last weekend […]

Basena names starting line-up to face Egypt tonight

Basena names starting line-up to face Egypt tonight

GROUP E 2018 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS 9PM, Egypt vs Uganda Uganda Cranes coach Moses Basena has named his starting line-up for tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Egypt. Tackling his last fixture as interim head coach, Basena maintained the starting team that edged Egypt 1-0 at the Mandela National Stadium, Namboole on 31st August, 2017, thanks […]

Onduparaka end speculation over shirt sponsor with new Betway deal

Onduparaka end speculation over shirt sponsor with new Betway deal

UGANDA PREMIER LEAGUE Tuesday, 12th September – Greenlight STADIUM Onduparaka vs. Proline Following months of speculation surrounding their shirt sponsorship Onduparaka Football Club have announced that they will continue their partnership with Betway Uganda. The British betting company, the club’s official sponsor since entering the Uganda Premier League, will be the main sponsor and will […]

12 suspected Nansana women killers denied plea

12 suspected Nansana women killers denied plea

The prime suspects in the killing of women in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District on Wednesday failed to take a plea in connection with the brutal murders by a Nabweru Chief Magistrates Court after it emerged that the court does have jurisdiction to try them. All the charges slapped against the accused attract a maximum penalty […]

Gen. Tumukunde camps in Entebbe over fresh women murders

Gen. Tumukunde camps in Entebbe over fresh women murders

Security Minister Hon. Lt. Gen. Tumukunde has Monday afternoon met with Entebbe Mayor Kayanja and leaders to assess security in Entebbe, Wakiso District. Several women have been slain by unknown thugs in the past two months which has left many people living in fear. All of the murders are characterized by brutality and sexual violence. […]

19th murder in Entebbe: Body of second slain woman found in 24 hours

19th murder in Entebbe: Body of second slain woman found in 24 hours

Uganda on Monday woke up to the gruesome news of another woman’s dead body on Sunday morning in Kitara zone, Katabi Town Council in Wakiso district. Now shocking news of another murder in Nkumba Central, Katabi Town Council has been reported in the afternoon. Body of the woman has been discovered naked and dumped in […]

Basemera death: KCCA insists vendors must be put in order

Basemera death: KCCA insists vendors must be put in order

Kampala’s street vendors insist that unless KCCA finds a suitable place for them, they will never vacate the streets. Kampala Capital City Authority enforcement officers have been seen on many occasions in running battles with street vendors who sell their merchandise on different streets in the city. Last year, Kampala Capital City Authority Councilors gazetted […]