KCCA to cough further Shs 10.2 billion after elite lawyers lost cases

KCCA to cough further Shs 10.2 billion after elite lawyers lost cases

Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA has earmarked Shs 10.2 billion to pay out compensation resulting from litigation in the 2018/19 financial year. The money will take about 83 percent of the Shs 12.19 billion budget allocated to the KCCA Legal Directorate, according to the institution’s Ministerial Policy statement. KCCA says hefty compensations are a big challenge […]

Sudhir’s Victoria University, Britain’s Coventry ink govt oil courses deal

Sudhir’s Victoria University, Britain’s Coventry ink govt oil courses deal

President Yoweri Museveni recently said government might consider hiring experienced labour from other oil producing countries because of the current shortfall in the skills needed for the sector. Mr Museveni urged the investors to set up private technical schools to train and skill Ugandans in oil and gas activities. Now, tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia’s Victoria University and Coventry […]

MPs task Museveni, IGP Kayihura on Felix Kaweesi assassination

MPs task Museveni, IGP Kayihura on Felix Kaweesi assassination

Members of Parliament have given government a three weeks ultimatum to release a report on the escalating killings in the country or else they institute a committee to investigate. Flanked by Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament Theodore Ssekikubo and Kasese Municipality MP Robert Centenary, the legislators are demanding for an immediate resignation of Police chief […]

Kween District leadership turns battlefield

Kween District leadership turns battlefield

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the election of Kween District LC5 Chairperson Kapcheiko Paul Machinjach, after dismissing the appeal of his rival Banan Kissa Patrick. Banan had accused Kapcheiko of not being academically qualified for the said position saying the Diploma he held was invalid as it was obtained from an institution that was […]

Poor Ugandans to suffer as NMS refuses to give small health facilities drugs

Poor Ugandans to suffer as NMS refuses to give small health facilities drugs

The National Medical Stores has vowed not to supply drugs to lower government health facilities in the next financial year if the government does not provide Shs 41 billion as requested. The General Manager NMS Moses Kamabare revealed his frustrations to the Parliament Health committee implicating the Ministry of Finance for failed financial support for […]

Two Finance ministry officials caught red-handed with Shs1.1billion bribe released on Shs8 million bail

Two Finance ministry officials caught red-handed with Shs1.1billion bribe released on Shs8 million bail

The two Finance ministry officials who were arrested for allegedly receiving a bribe of $333,200 (about Shs1.1b) from Guagzhou Dongsongh Energy Group(U)LTD have on Thursday been granted bail by Anti-corruption Chief Magistrate Agness Alum. Mr John Charles Ogol, the principal finance officer and Mr Geoffrey Turyamuhika alias Tumwine, a senior economist in the Finance ministry, late […]

American based 6’10, Darius Pegue makes debut for Uganda today

American based 6’10, Darius Pegue makes debut for Uganda today

Darius Pegue, a 28-year old Ugandan who has played basketball in the prestigious America National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will be the main attraction as the Uganda National Men’s Basketball team, the Silverbacks start their bid to return to AfroBasket against Somalia on Monday, March 13. Pegue who went undrafted by the NBA in 2015 […]

Alebtong and Otuke get bigger courts of law

Alebtong and Otuke get bigger courts of law

With the ever rising rate of crime in Northern Uganda, government has moved to bring justice closer to the people. The Minister of Justice, Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire through t new magistrate’s courts have been created in a statutory instrument 2017, has this week announced the creation of Alebtong and Otuke magistrate’s courts among others, […]

NSSF’s new marriage with whistleblowers

NSSF’s new marriage with whistleblowers

Year after year, there are continued allegations of fraud at the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and members who contribute to the Fund get worried and frustrated. That the current NSSF leadership has stayed clear of major corruption allegations should not mean it is time to relax. Rather, the leadership has become more transparent, unveiling […]

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