This is how your child should be dealing with a bully

This is how your child should be dealing with a bully

Bullying is one of the top concerns that parents have about their children’s safety and well-being—and it can make life a misery. However, children who tell their parents are more likely to “escape” bullying. Here are five key ways to help your child: Identify the signs The signs of bullying include a child showing behavioral […]

Museveni starts probes on Makerere strikes

Museveni starts probes on Makerere strikes

President Museveni is to set up a ‘Visitation Committee’ to probe the continuous strikes at Makerere University following its indefinite closure last week. In a statement issued by education minister Janet Museveni, the president will at an unspecified date, set the terms of reference for the anticipated committee. Mr. Museveni over the weekend also expressed […]

Gen. Oketta’s body to be laid before MPs

Gen. Oketta’s body to be laid before MPs

Maj Gen Julius Oketta (right) chats with colleagues at Parliament. (File photo) Parliament will meet on Monday to pay tribute to the late Maj Gen Julius Oketta, as Ugandans prepare for his burial. The special sitting comes at the start of a week of commemorative events before a military sendoff in Amuru District, Pabbo Sub-county. […]

Late Gen. Oketta fought Ebola in Liberia

Late Gen. Oketta fought Ebola in Liberia

Maj Gen Julius Oketta, 60, the vice chairman of Operation Wealth Creation, who died this morning at Kadic hospital in Kampala where he was rushed Friday night after he suffered a heart attack has been remembered as an outstanding and safety-conscious soldier.Special Forces Commander and first son, Muhoozi was saddened. “Very sad to hear about […]

Gen Muhoozi finalises talks with South Korean Presidential Security Services

Gen Muhoozi finalises  talks with South Korean Presidential Security Services

The UPDF Special Forces Command and the South Korean Presidential Security Services (PSS) have agreed on closer cooperation focused on advanced VIP protection training programs and sharing the latest technological innovations in the field. This was revealed in discussions held at the Blue House, the seat of the South Korean presidency, in Seoul last week. […]

Museveni installs Kagonyera as Kabale University’s first Chancellor

Museveni installs Kagonyera as Kabale University’s first Chancellor

President Yoweri Museveni has today installed his longtime confidant Prof.  Mondo Kagonyera as the First Chancellor of Kabale University at Kirigime hill, Kabale Municipality, almost six months after his appointment was approved. Prof Kagonyera has officially appointed vice chancellors and other administrators as mandated by the law. “Am ready to serve at Kabale University in […]

Controversial Bridge Schools in Uganda ordered to close immediately

Controversial Bridge Schools in Uganda ordered to close immediately

Bridge International opened its first school in Uganda in 2015 Kampala High Court has closed 63 Bridge International schools for failing to comply with education standards affecting 12,000 students. The Court has ruled in favour of the Ministry of Education’s directive to close down Bridge International Academies in Uganda after court established that Bridge is […]

Museveni doctor gets PS job, Asuman Lukwago goes to Education

Museveni doctor gets PS job, Asuman Lukwago goes to Education

President Museveni has today November 4th, 2016 confirmed Dr Diana Atwine, the former head of State House Health Monitoring Unit as Ministry of Health permanent secretary (PS), TheUgandan can confirm. Dr Atwine, a physician and specialist in Internal Medicine, and the President’s doctor, officially takes over from Dr Asuman Lukwago who crosses over to the […]

Molly Kamukama is Museveni’s new PPS

Molly Kamukama is Museveni’s new PPS

Ms Molly Kamukama has been appointed President Yoweri Museveni’s Principle Private Secretary in the latest shuffle of the various ministry Permanent Secretaries. A State House statement released today November 4th, 2016 said: “President Museveni has today November 4th, 2016 appointed and deployed Permanent Secretaries under article 174 (2) of the constitution.” Ms Kamukama formerly the […]