Broke DPP threatens to close offices across the country

Broke DPP threatens to close offices across the country

The predicament of suspects languishing on remand in various prisons across the country is likely to worsen, after the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) threatened to close offices across the country. Mike Chibita, Director of Public Prosecution said that the Directorate is grappling with a shortage of 600 staff in their upcountry offices and the […]

Cheaper electricity tariffs should be introduced by Umeme say MPs

Cheaper electricity tariffs should be introduced by Umeme say MPs

An affordable power tariff must be introduced by electricity distributor, Umeme to stop customers being ripped off, a committee of MPs has said. The Natural Resources Committee of Uganda’s Parliament and power distribution stakeholders over the weekend converged at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel, in Kigo and discussed the power tariffs levied by the power […]

Minister Aceng secures salary increment for anesthetic professionals countrywide

Minister Aceng secures salary increment for anesthetic professionals countrywide

The Health Committee of Parliament has demanded that government allocates funds to ensure that medical specialists like anesthetic professionals receive a salary increment next financial year. MPs on the committee met with the Health Minister Ruth Aceng to discuss the Ministry’s ministerial policy statement for next Financial Year. Several categories of medical workers are going […]

New petrol station creates 20 jobs in Kyaliwajjala

New petrol station creates 20 jobs in Kyaliwajjala

Twenty new jobs have been created in Kyaliwajjala, a neighbourhood in Kira Municipality, Wakiso District as a new petrol filling station, convenience store and pharmacy opens on the outskirts of Kampala. The developer, Total Uganda Limited has today opened Total Kyaliwajjala service station bringing the country’s network to 129 service stations. “We are aiming to provide a state of the art petrol station with […]

Uganda should criminalise power theft, vandalisation

Uganda should criminalise power theft, vandalisation

That the lowly social cluster has largely been at the rough end of many social service inclusions is a fact not lost on anyone. From the government not doing enough to extend the water lines and denying them proper medical facilities to marginalization in education, the plight of the urban poor in Kampala metropolitan and […]

How coup rumours made Museveni call Archbishop Lwanga for negotiations

How coup rumours made Museveni call Archbishop Lwanga for negotiations

Following Friday’s statement by Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, that the state had received information linking him to a plot to overthrow the government, THEUGANDAN has gathered that President Yoweri Museveni has not sitting on his realms over the cold war with the Church. President Museveni, our correspondent learnt, had vowed to ​crush […]

Umeme presents achievements and financial results for 2017

Umeme presents achievements and financial results for 2017

Electricity distributor Umeme said the utility’s revenue grew by 8.3% to Shs1.5 trillion on increased energy sales in 2017, officials said while releasing its financial results to 2017 on Thursday in Kampala. Managing director Selestiono Babungi told journalists that connections rose by 18.3% during the year to 1,125,291 and they also collected 102% above the […]

Justice Liz Musoke in trouble over siring children with M7 ministers

Justice Liz Musoke in trouble over siring children with M7 ministers

Justice Elizabeth Musoke could be kicked off panel of justices to hear the contentious Age Limit Petitions at Mbale High Court from 9th April over siring children with President Museveni ministers. Just hours after the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo announced that he will be working with Justices Remmy Kasule, Kenneth Kakuru, Cheborion Barishaki […]