Police apologizes To Gulu Residents over Shootings of a Drunken Cop

Aswa region police spokesman Jimmy Patrick Okema said the  trigger happy drunken cop has been detained and will face disciplinary action. Police in Gulu has apologised to Gulu residents over last night’s shooting that sent many scampering in panic. Last night’s shooting, the police say, was caused by a trigger happy cop suspected to have […]

Govt agrees to set up oil fund for businesses

Details Created: 24 August 2016 Government has agreed to establish a local content fund to facilitate the financing of local enterprises participating in the oil and gas sector. The proposal and commitment to establish a local content fund is contained in the draft National Content Policy for the Petroleum Subsector 2016, which was released recently.  […]

Govt agrees to set up oil fund for businesses

Details Created: 24 August 2016 Government has agreed to establish a local content fund to facilitate the financing of local enterprises participating in the oil and gas sector. The proposal and commitment to establish a local content fund is contained in the draft National Content Policy for the Petroleum Subsector 2016, which was released recently.  […]

Shortage Of Science Teachers Hits Buliisa District

By Byaruhanga Nelson Secondary schools head teachers in Buliisa district are worried about the performance of students especially in science subjects after the three government schools in the district being reported without Biology and Chemistry teachers. According to the chairperson secondary schools’ head teachers Association Mr. Ayiba George Butele; it is revealed that the only […]

Shortage Of Science Teachers Hits Buliisa District

By Byaruhanga Nelson Secondary schools head teachers in Buliisa district are worried about the performance of students especially in science subjects after the three government schools in the district being reported without Biology and Chemistry teachers. According to the chairperson secondary schools’ head teachers Association Mr. Ayiba George Butele; it is revealed that the only […]

Museveni’s age law set

Museveni’s age law set

President Museveni A private member’s bill believed to be a ruse for the repeal of the presidential age limit in the constitution has for the second time been shelved by parliament. The bill, sponsored by Nakifuma MP Robert Kafeero Ssekitooleko, appeared on the order paper yesterday as part of parliament’s “business to follow.” The bill, […]

More Ugandan women still trafficked to the Arab world

Details Created: 24 August 2016 A Ugandan woman who recently returned from the UAE Eight months after government banned the export of Ugandan women to work as house- maids in the Middle East due to mistreatment, traffickers are using the internet to net their victims, The Observer has learnt. This was revealed by 22-year-old Grace […]

ICEA insurance pays journalist

Details Created: 24 August 2016 Benon Oluka ICEA Group has paid Shs 5 million to The Observer journalist Benon Herbert Oluka, bringing an end to a protracted row over insurance compensation that put the powers of the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) to the test. IRA operates a complaints bureau that is mandated to resolve compensation […]

Opit Attack Soldiers Acquitted Over Cowardice Charge

Some of the Opit soldiers before the military court martial in Gulu. They were cleared of the cowardice charge against them(Photo by Claude Omona) Nine soldiers slapped with a cowardice charge for their failure to thwart  an attack on Opit army detach in May this year have been cleared of the charge by a military […]

State House Operative Arrested Over Operation Wealth Creation Money

Fort Portal Police in Fort portal have arrested the Kabarole district Production Coordinator on allegations of forging signatures of beneficiaries of the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme. The arrested has been identified as Salvatore Abigaba who was arrested on Thursday afternoon by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department. Abigaba is currently being detained at Fort […]