Govt not able to pay striking Doctors, Minister Aceng claims

Govt not able to pay striking Doctors, Minister Aceng claims

The minister of Health Ruth Aceng has told Parliament that government can currently meet only two of the demands raised by striking doctors. Aceng told MPs on the Health Committee of Parliament that government is ready to improve pay for interns and senior house officers immediately. Doctors laid down their tools on Tuesday citing outstanding […]

MTN awards Gonahasa’s Roundbob.com as Uganda’s best innovation

MTN awards Gonahasa’s Roundbob.com as Uganda’s best innovation

Uganda’s biggest teleco MTN on Wednesday awarded the Innovator of the Year prize of $3,000 and a plaque to David Gonahasa. The MTN Innovation Awards 2017 at a gala dinner on hosted at the Kampala Serena Hotel had nine innovations recognized, each walking away with $3,000 and a plaque. They selected by a panel of […]

Dizzy Nuts killed while opening Bebe Cool’s Hummer at Kireka

Dizzy Nuts killed while opening Bebe Cool’s Hummer at Kireka

Guttural voiced Dancehall singer Dizzy Nutts Galiwango is dead. Dizzy Nuts who famously lent his voice to Bebe Cool’s 2008 song Fire Burn Dem succumbed to accident wounds after being involved in a hit-and-run outside Club Victoria in Kireka along the Kampala – Jinja highway where as his friend Moses Bebe Cool Ssali had just […]

Why Kizza called MPs’ age limit money evil

Why Kizza called MPs’ age limit money evil

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament has labelled funds availed to MPs for consultations in the Presidential Age Limit Bill, as immoral and evil. Parliament released Shs13 billion for the consultations, with each MP receiving 29 million shillings. Kiiza announced this morning that she will be returning the money. She was joined by the […]

Frank Gashumba found with cocaine, marijuana – says CMI

Frank Gashumba found with cocaine, marijuana – says CMI

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) have told journalists that Mr Frank Gashumba, a Kampala businessman and social critic found in possession of cocaine, marijuana and multiple passports in his name. Mr. Gashumba, CEO of Mali group of companies has been paraded before media on Tuesday evening in Kampala. The arrest of Mr Gashumba comes […]

Arrested ‘Rwanda spy’ Frank Gashumba paraded before media

Arrested ‘Rwanda spy’ Frank Gashumba paraded before media

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) is to parade Frank Gashumba before the media today, TheUgandan has learnt. Gashumba, a known critic of President, Yoweri Museveni was arrested from the city center on Monday night by operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) for allegedly impersonating a defense ministry official and conning some foreigners. […]

How Nakaseke is approaching Local Government Act

How Nakaseke is approaching Local Government Act

Nakaseke district council has passed a resolution supporting the introduction of minimum education qualifications for councilors in local governments. The move is in line with a resolution by the Uganda Local Government Association to petition Parliament for an amendment to the Local Government Act, to provide for minimum educational qualifications for persons seeking to contest […]

Age limit: Besigye, others charged by Rukungiri court

Age limit: Besigye, others charged by Rukungiri court

Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and FDC secretary for Mobilization, Ingrid Turinawe, FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat and Rukungiri district councillor, Innocent Tashobya on Wednesday were granted a non cash bail by the Rukungiri Chief Magistrate Court. They have been charged with four counts of incitement of violence, one count of disobedience of statutory […]

Shs 13 billion of MPs’ fuel money divert to ‘age limit’ facilitation

Shs 13 billion of MPs’ fuel money divert to ‘age limit’ facilitation

Members of Parliament are likely to go to go another month without their emoluments (allowances) after Parliament bosses decided to give each receive Shs 29 million as facilitation for consultations on the ‘age limit’ amendment bill. According to Observer, Parliament’s director of Communications and Public Affairs, Chris Obore says ministry of finance asked Parliament to […]

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