Janet Museveni tips HUAWEI’s 2018 top ICT students before China journey

Janet Museveni tips HUAWEI’s 2018 top ICT students before China journey

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Hon. Janet Museveni flagged off ten Ugandan ICT Students to undergo a two-weeks hands on ICT training in China under Huawei’s ‘Seeds for the Future’ program. The “Seeds for the Future” is Huawei’s global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) flagship program that selects top college students in […]

UCC after 2012 failure moves to switch off mobile phones with fake serial numbers

UCC after 2012 failure moves to switch off mobile phones with fake serial numbers

Telecom regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has reportedly ordered all licensed telecom operators to deactivate counterfeit mobile phones that do not have serial numbers. Fake phones can be identified by mobile networks as these devices have duplicate or non-conforming International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers. Back in October 2012, infrastructure constraints forced the UCC to […]

IGP Okoth Ochola blasts Kayihura, ‘he killed Police’

IGP Okoth Ochola blasts Kayihura, ‘he killed Police’

Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochora described his predecessor Gen. Kale Kayihura as ‘unprofessional’ in a vetting session with lawmakers at Parliament Thursday, sources in the appointments committee revealed. During a discussion with the vetting team headed by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, Ochola ho has served for 30 years in the Force grew […]

Lukwago cries foul as Beti Kamya moves to clip Mayor’s wings

Lukwago cries foul as Beti Kamya moves to clip Mayor’s wings

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has labelled the move to amend the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) law, as an act of fraud and dishonesty. He has accused the National Resistance Movement government of drafting the KCCA amendment bill 2015, following a deliberate exclusion of the city leadership and important stakeholders. Lukwago argues that the […]

Museveni retires Major General Kasirye Gwanga

Museveni retires Major General Kasirye Gwanga

President Yoweri Museveni, the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, has promoted Kasirye Gwanga from the rank of Brigadier to Major General and then retired the army man, UPDF spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire announced on Monday March 6. The President also approved the promotion to different ranks  of 1,383 other officers and militants to various ranks and […]

Katuntu committee probes disappearance of NAADS seeds

Katuntu committee probes disappearance of NAADS seeds

The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises has noted glaring irregularities in the delivery of agro inputs by NAADS to the communities. The committee was meeting the companies contracted by NAADS to supply the inputs. MPs on the committee are concerned that the inputs may have never arrived or the actual recipients […]

79 students’ results withheld as UNEB releases 2017 A-Level examination results

79 students’ results withheld as UNEB releases 2017 A-Level examination results

The Uganda National Examinations Board UNEB have released the 2017 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examinations on Wednedsay. UNEB officials however withheld results of 79 candidates (0.06% of the total candidates that sat) from 24 centers. UNEB secretary Daniel Odongo also says most common forms of exam breaches being external assistance, substitution and smuggling of […]

Minister Otafiire implicated in dubious JEVIC’s imported Vehicles inspection contract

Minister Otafiire implicated in dubious JEVIC’s imported Vehicles inspection contract

The Justice Minister Kahinda Otafire has been implicated by MPs on the Trade Committee in causing financial loss through breach of a contract for Pre Export Verification of Conformity for Motor Vehicles. The MPs made the accusations while meeting officials from the Auditor General’s office led by the Solicitor General Francis Stoke. The committee is […]

New twist in Stella Nyanzi trial

New twist in Stella Nyanzi trial

The cyber harassment case against Makerere University Senior Reseacher Dr.Stella Nyanzi has been adjourned to the 7th/March 2018 when court will make a ruling on whether to halt and let Nyanzi pursue her constitutional petition challenging the mental Treatment Act. Nyanzi is accused of offensive communication against the person of President M7 whom she referred […]