District Health Officers on strike

District Health Officers on strike

District Health Officers have boycotted the Annual Health Sector Review meeting that opened today in Kampala. The boycott follows a resolution in which DHO’s agreed to stay away from the meeting in protest of government’s failure to enhance their salaries. The DHOs want their salary increased from Shs 2.7 million to Shs 4 million, according […]

Is Justice Bamugemereire going political?

Is Justice Bamugemereire going political?

The Judiciary has criticised the Commission of Inquiry into land matters on the forum used over allegations of connivance between some judicial officers and land grabbers. In her communication to the press last week, the Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into land matters Justice Catherine Bamugemereire said their investigations had unearthed a syndicate between […]

Sadolin launches new paints for Uganda

Sadolin launches new paints for Uganda

Sadolin Paint parent company, Akzo Nobel, a premier global paints and coatings manufacturer, has launched new exterior paints in Uganda. From the Grand Masters of protection, Sadolin Wallguard ® is a breathable, water-repelling finishing coat with Mouldex technology that allows the easy escape of harmful moisture. Able to withstand extreme weather conditions and surfaces exposed […]

Bobi Wine’s driver was not shot near hotel, was driven there by security while bleeding

Bobi Wine’s driver was not shot near hotel, was driven there by security while bleeding

The proprietor of Pacific Hotel in Arua where Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi and others were brutally arrested has claimed  that security operatives, mostly Special Forces Commandos stole property belonging to customers and beat up clients. Special forces Commander Brig. General Don Nabaasa (pictured up) could not be reached for a comment. Mr. Luigi Candia […]

In Uganda, unemployment increases with the level of education

In Uganda, unemployment increases with the level of education

As Uganda today joined the rest of the World today to commemorate International Youth Day, we are likely to hear a lot about youth unemployment. That’s because, like many African countries, Youth unemployment remains a serious policy challenge for Uganda. Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with 77% of Uganda’s population […]

Nankabirwa right to drop ‘rebel’ MPs over age limit – Margaret Komuhangi

Nankabirwa right to drop ‘rebel’ MPs over age limit  – Margaret Komuhangi

The Nakasongola Woman MP Margaret Komuhangi has defended the Government Chief Whip for dropping committee chairpersons who never supported the removal of the age limit from the constitution. In a move that was widely expected Ruth Nankabirwa the chief whip on Tuesday, this week wielded the axe and unseated a number of high profile chairpersons […]

Nankabirwa cracks the whip as NRM drops powerful MPs from Committees

Nankabirwa  cracks the whip as NRM drops powerful MPs from Committees

The government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa and Opposition leadership in Parliament have reshuffled the members of sessional committees at Parliament. The reshuffle sees many former chairpersons who voted against the removal of the presidential age limit dropped and replaced by others. Mbale woman MP Connie Galiwango has been dropped as chairperson of the Education Committee […]

Mayor Lukwago shuns Beti Kamya, Jenifer Musisi peace talks

Mayor Lukwago shuns Beti Kamya, Jenifer Musisi peace talks

The Kampala Capital City Authority technical and political wings have met in a bid to resolve the current impasse between the two sides. Kampala Minister, Beti Kamya convened the meeting which was attended by KCCA Executive Director, Jenifer Musisi, city councillors and division mayors. However, Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago was no show. Lukwago sent […]

NWSC opens new national head office

NWSC opens new national head office

State utility National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) officially opened the doors to its national head office at Plot 3 Nakasero Friday, having recently taken up residence in the new landmark building. The headquarters of Uganda’s most profitable state enterprise has always been at Plot 39 Jinja Road. On Friday, Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda commissioned the […]

Uganda population to hit 40 million by December 2018

Uganda population to hit 40 million by December 2018

Uganda’s population is projected to hit an estimated 40 million people by the end of the year according to the Uganda Population Council. Speaking ahead of the World Population Day slated for next week, Dr. Jotham Musinguzi the executive director of the uganda population council said there are several factors leading to the increase from […]

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