After arresting tycoon Abid Alam, M7 extends Bamugemereire arrangement

After arresting tycoon Abid Alam, M7 extends Bamugemereire arrangement

Justice Catherine Bamugemereire’s crusade against those accused of grabbing land and fuelling conflicts has not spared high profile figures with clout and leverage. Now, President Yoweri Museveni has granted her Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters six more months. It had been given six months which expired on November 9. A statement by the Commissions […]

Museveni suffering from Hubris syndrome -Mushega

Museveni suffering from Hubris syndrome -Mushega

National Resistance Movement (NRM) historical Amanya Mushega has opposed the proposed scrapping of age limits from the constitution, saying power intoxicates far more than alcohol. The former top NRM ideologue turned critic after he walked out of the party in 2005 made the remarks when appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday to submit […]

Karimojong beggar children to be cleaned off Kampala streets

Karimojong beggar children to be cleaned off Kampala streets

The presence of Karimojong children on the streets of Kampala is giving a lot of stress to Napak District leadership, the north eastern district has disclosed. For so many years, Karimajong children have been seen on various Kampala streets and other municipalities, begging for food and other handouts but some are accompanied by adults who […]

Uganda considering compulsory HIV/Aids testing for men

Uganda considering compulsory HIV/Aids testing for men

Government is listening to a proposal to have a new policy that compels men to go for HIV/Aids testing that will help reduce new infections. The argument is being fronted by Kole Woman MP Judith Alyek who also serves as chairperson of the Parliament Committee on HIV/Aids. Statistics from Uganda Aids Commission show that in […]

Umeme losing Shs 9 billion annually due to Mbale power thieves

Umeme losing Shs 9 billion annually due to Mbale power thieves

A day after it was revealed customers of electricity distributor Umeme Uganda Ltd, may start paying Shs 200 for the first 15 units, up from the current Shs 150 per unit, the power distributor has said it loses over Shs100 billion annually to acts of power theft, vandalism of power distribution equipment like transformers and […]

NWSC-YWP #1milliontrees4UG goes to Kamuli

NWSC-YWP #1milliontrees4UG goes to Kamuli

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga this week graced the function organized by the NWSC- Young Water Professionals to launch the #1milliontrees4UG campaign at Kamuli Township Primary school. The green activists also redesigned the school compound under their greening project with atotal of 20,000 trees will be planted to make Kamuli greener. Speaking on behalf […]

Ministers speak out on doctors’ strike

Ministers speak out on doctors’ strike

Government has asked doctors to go back to work as negotiations continue. In an ongoing meeting between the two parties, the Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng maintained her position that the doctors’ strike is illegal, although she acknowledged that their demands are valid and assures that government is working on addressing them. The Minister […]

‘Uganda will not recognise new Zimbabwe President’

‘Uganda will not recognise new Zimbabwe President’

President Yoweri Museveni’s government has said it is closely following the developments in Zimbabwe as the South African nation remains tense amid claims that former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has been installed as interim President, and reports of President Robert Mugabe under house arrest. Speaking to journalists on Wednesday, Uganda’s State Minister for International Relations, […]

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