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 […]

Disillusioned medical interns call off strike

Disillusioned medical interns call off strike

Medical interns have called off their strike after negotiations with the government and the ministry of health. Last week, medical interns announced that they had laid down their tools demanding the provision of essential medicines and medical supplies and prompt payment of their monthly allowances, among other demands. Dr. Robert Lubega the intern President has […]

Lukwago sues Beti Kamya

Lukwago sues Beti Kamya

The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago has sued Kampala Minister  Betty Kamya over what he termed as meddling in  KCCA meetings. The Lord Mayor says they have explored all other avenues and were left with no option but to run to court. He filed the case at the High Court this […]

It’s Kampala Hash 7 Hills Run once again

It’s Kampala Hash 7 Hills Run once again

One of Kampala’s favorite sports events of the year takes place again this March 25. It will be the third running of the NSSF Kampala Hash Seven Hills Run, and in the brief history of the event, it has grown to become one of the more popular races in the region. A lot of people […]

dfcu Bank formally gets license for Bancassurance

dfcu Bank formally gets license for Bancassurance

dfcu customers and the general public can now purchase a wide range of insurance products, including motor vehicle cover, fire and burglary, Child Education, goods in transit and so much more from dfcu Bank. This after the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda granted dfcu Bank a license to offer bancassurance services to its customers. As […]