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 […]

Uganda Clays Limited posts a 4.5% Growth from Shs 26n to 27.2bn

Uganda Clays Limited posts a 4.5% Growth from Shs 26n to 27.2bn

Kampala, 28th June, 2018: The Board of Directors Uganda Clays Limited is pleased to announce that the company again posted good results for a second year in a row thus enabling sustained shareholder value and a dividend pay off. The company posted a 4.5% growth in revenue during the year from Uganda Shillings 26bn in 2016 […]

Makerere moves to end College of Health Sciences scandal

Makerere moves to end College of Health Sciences  scandal

Makerere University Admissions Committee has agreed to admit a group of students whose initial qualifications had been rejected by the Allied Health Professional’s Council. The students initially graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. However, the degree programme was not registered with the Allied Health Professional’s Council, which meant that its graduates could […]

Makerere University to scrap courses with less than 200 students

Makerere University to scrap courses with less than 200 students

The report on the Evening and Allowances Review committee of Makerere University has recommended scrapping courses with less than 200 students. Some of the courses which have reduced in student numbers according to Dr Vincent Ssembatya, the director for Quality Assurance at Makerere, include Bachelor of Electrical engineering and Civil Engineering. Dr. Ssembatya attributes the […]

Billions of stolen South Sudanese money invested in Uganda – US

Billions of stolen South Sudanese money invested in Uganda – US

The United States has claimed that South Sudanese elites are hiding assets and buying property in Uganda. The revelation was made by the US Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Ms Sigal Mandelker who asked President Yoweri Museveni to stop South Sudan political leaders from buying property using corruption proceeds. We also know that much of […]