Fête de la Musique rocking Uganda: 5 things to look out for

Fête de la Musique rocking Uganda:  5 things to look out for

Initiated in France in 1982, the World Music Day (Fête de la Musique) has been a tremendously internationally popular event, open to all but most importantly coming to Kampala. Its purpose is to celebrate different music styles and showcase a variety of musical genres and is a hands-on, collective, festive event for the public organized […]

Kampala councilors move to squeeze Beti Kamya

Kampala councilors move to squeeze Beti Kamya

Kampala Minister, Betti Olive Kamya was no-show at a meeting convened by the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago to discuss the KCCA amendment bill. Kamya declined to attend the meeting, saying she hadn’t been included on the order paper. Kamya had initially agreed to attend the meeting in a June 8th, 2017 letter to the Lord […]

Uganda elected to ILO high table 2017-2020

Uganda elected to ILO high table 2017-2020

Uganda has been overwhelmingly voted to the Governing Body of International Labour Organisation by the 106th International Labour Conference in Geneva for the period 2017-2020. This election follows Uganda’s earlier nomination by the Africa Group at the African Union meeting held in April 2017 in Algiers, Algeria. The Governing Body is the Executive Organ of […]

Gov’t flags local pharmacy over selling harmful Postinor2 to Ugandans

Gov’t flags local pharmacy over selling harmful Postinor2 to Ugandans

Doctors have warned that Ugandan women’s reproductive health is in danger, with the government warning about circulation of counterfeit Postinor two drugs, commonly known as P2, which is the most used contraceptive pill in the country Postinor-2, an emergency contraceptive has been illegally on sale for weeks. The counterfeit drug currently circulating on the market was imported […]

NRM’s Nyakecho survives dismissal from Parliament

NRM’s Nyakecho survives dismissal from Parliament

Three Court of Appeal judges led by Justice Steven Kavuma has held that the nullification of ruling party NRM’s Ms Annet Nyakecho’s election as Tororo North MP was unjustified. The ruling passed Monday meant Mr Geoffrey Ekanya of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change party who had challenged her victory has to wait for 2021 to stand […]

Nasty Mubende road accident leaves two children, woman dead

Nasty Mubende road accident leaves two children, woman dead

Three people died after the vehicle in which they were traveling in lost control Mityana- Mubende road. One of the passengers, Maimuna Nambozo in her 30s who passed had been taken to Mulago National Referral hospital by Good Samaritans but died on the way. Five others were injured. The two who died on spot included […]

Nankabirwa SPILLS secrets on removal of presidential age limit

Nankabirwa SPILLS secrets on removal of presidential age limit

Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa has scoffed at National Resistance Movement (NRM) party members who are pushing for a constitutional amendment to lift presidential age limits. A number of legislators are reported to be making financial demands in order to market the ‘project’ to make President Yoweri Museveni eligible to contest for the presidency when […]

Museveni arrives in Ethiopia over war

Museveni arrives in Ethiopia over war

President Museveni has this afternoon left Uganda. Museveni arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa and is in the Horn of Africa nation for the 31st Extraordinary Summit of IGAD Heads of State. He joins Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of Djibouti, and Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia. Museveni’s […]