Museveni in army boots insists poverty in Uganda is because of ignorance

Museveni in army boots insists poverty in Uganda is because of ignorance

President Kaguta Museveni has today harvested what he planted last year during his water-bottle irrigation demonstration farm in Kawumu, Luweero. “It is an achievement to be poor in Uganda,” he believes. “All families show embark on commercial rather subsistence farming as a way of social economic transformation,” he added. In the same locality, Mr. Museveni […]

Long-awaited Climate Change Bill for fresh tabling

Long-awaited Climate Change Bill for fresh tabling

The proposed climate change bill to be tabled before parliament early next month, March 2018. Addressing journalists at Uganda Media Centre, the Parliamentary Forum on Climate Change (PFCC) chairperson Lawrence Songa said that everything about the bill has been drafted and soon it will be presented before cabinet for approval and then parliament. The law […]

UNBS fraudulently extends lucrative vehicles tender to Japanese inspection firm

UNBS fraudulently extends lucrative vehicles tender to Japanese inspection firm

PHOTO: Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo is the Executive Director of Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) The Trade Committee of Parliament has ordered the Bureau of Standards to halt the selection process for a firm to carry out pre-shipment verification of motor vehicle imports. This directive was revealed by the deputy chairperson of the Committee […]

Govt calls press conference on deaths at Mengo Hospital camp

Govt calls press conference on deaths at Mengo Hospital camp

The Ministry of Health has called a press conference Wednesday morning, ostensibly for the State Minister of Health for General Duties, Hon. Sarah Achieng Opendi to report on  deaths of Ugandans following brain surgeries performed by American doctors at Mengo hospital between October 23 and 29 2017, reports Stephen Muneza.  The press conference is scheduled for the […]

Police speaks about AK-47, pistols found with Kitatta

Police speaks about AK-47, pistols found with Kitatta

Boda boda 2010 patron, Abdallah Kitatta and 12 others are battling cases that could lead to a death sentence on conviction. Abdallah Kitatta, Sowali Ngobi, Amon Twinomujuni, Joel Kibirige, Matia Ssenfuka, Hassan Ssebata, Johnson Kayondo, Hassan Ssengoba, Sunday Ssemogerere, John Ssebandeke, Hussein Mugema, Fred Bwanika and Ibrahim Ssekaja were this week charged by a military […]

Stop meddling with matters Parliament, Kadaga tells judiciary

Stop meddling with matters Parliament, Kadaga tells judiciary

The Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has expressed discontent with certain court directives that attempt to curtail the work of the legislature. Kadaga speaking on Monday at celebrations to open the New Law Year 2018 at Kampala High Court premises was referring to a court order that summoned her to appear before the High Court […]

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