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 […]

Muslims ‘besiege Court’ for Tablique leader Kamoga’s murder judgement

Muslims ‘besiege Court’ for Tablique leader Kamoga’s murder judgement

The International Crimes Division of the High Court is set to deliver judgement today (2pm) in a case where 14 men were indicted for the murder of two Muslim clerics. The accused including the leader of the Tabliq Muslim sect in the country sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, his brother sheikh Multabh Bukenya among others have […]

Entebbe airport expansion taking shape, 13.5% of works on new terminal complete

Entebbe airport expansion taking shape, 13.5% of works on new terminal complete

A year after a historical commissioning, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it has made great strides in the ongoing multibillion expansion works at Entebbe International Airport. CAA’s public affairs manager Vianney Luggya on Friday disclosed that over 13.5 per cent of works for the on-going landside expansion of the passenger terminal building at […]

NWSC shares plans to accelerate service delivery during the 4th Customer Connect BARAZA

NWSC shares plans to accelerate service delivery during the 4th Customer Connect BARAZA

In line with the corporation’s 5 year strategic direction, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation hosted its stakeholders and customers to a feedback and customer connect session at the NWSC International Resource Center Bugolobi. The Corporation directors; Dr. Rose Kaggwa (Director Business and Scientific services), General Manager Kampala Water Eng Andrew Sekayizzi, Director Commercial and […]

Uganda announces 1.3 million people living with HIV

Uganda announces 1.3 million people living with HIV

Uganda has experienced HIV prevalence among adults aged 15 – 49 years fall from 7.3% to 6.0% according to the Ministry of Health. According to the results of the 2016 Uganda Population HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) released in Kampala on Thursday, prevalence remains high among Ugandan women compared to men. Minister of Health Jane Ruth […]

CAA pat Joshua Cheptegei’s back

CAA pat Joshua Cheptegei’s back

Team Uganda members at the just concluded 2017 IAAF World Championship in London  received a grand welcome upon their arrival at the Entebbe International Airport here this week. Among them was early bird Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei who settled for a silver medal behind world champion Mohamad Farah of England. He set a personal best time […]

No witness in Akena killing, court told

No witness in Akena killing, court told

The lawyer of Matthew Kanyamunyu, the key suspect in last year’s murder of child rights activist Kenneth Akena, has notified court he should be given bail as he has no capacity to interfere with witnesses and evidence pinning him. “The fact is no witnesses were named in this case so the accused will not interfere […]

Strengthening East Africa’s Decentralization Through Community Participation

Strengthening East Africa’s Decentralization Through Community Participation

There is increasing evidence that decentralization plays a critical role in empowering local governments to take more control over the delivery of social services. In East Africa, Uganda and Rwanda have taken steps to mainstream decentralization into their governance structures. Uganda adopted a decentralized system with the aim of ensuring that the governance of service […]

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