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 […]

Ugandans have to study Chinese – Makerere bosses

Ugandans have to study Chinese – Makerere bosses

Authorities at Makerere University are engaging Ugandans to embrace its new Bachelor of Chinese and Asiatic Studies Degree. Prof. Oswald Ndolerire, the Director, Confucius Institute at Makerere University says the teaching of Bachelor of Chinese and Asian Studies will enable Makerere to prepare Ugandans to fully embrace the political, social and economic advantages that China […]

Manafwa seeks a permanent resettle of mudslide victims

Manafwa seeks a permanent resettle of mudslide victims

Manafwa district authorities want government to resettle mudslide victims as a permanent solution to the problem. Mudslides have displaced hundreds of people from Kaato, Bunabutsale and Weswa Sub counties in the past few months. The affected people have pitched camp at Bunabutsale sub county headquarters where they are living under squalid conditions. Government delivered food […]

Mrs Museveni sounds war drums

Mrs Museveni sounds war drums

The First lady Janet Museveni has vowed to take harsh action against any school teacher involved in child sexual abuse. Janet Museveni made a commitment as Minister of education that headteacher guilty of child sexual abuse will be sacked. She was speaking at an event at Parliament where young girls who have been victims of […]

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