Muhammad Kirumira fate still unknown

Muhammad Kirumira fate still unknown

There is heavy deployment of counter terrorism Police at the Naguru police headquarters. The deployment comes ahead of the judgment by the Police Disciplinary Court on the cases leveled against Muhammad Kirumira, the embattled former Buyende District Police Commander. The Police Disciplinary Court is expected to pronounce itself on the accusations of corruption, unlawful excessive […]

#MakerereStrike: University engaging angry students on how to end the crisis

#MakerereStrike: University engaging angry students on how to end the crisis

The spokesperson of Makerere University Ritah Namisango has stated that the university will reach out to and engage all students to remain calm following the outbreak of major protests today. Teargas rocked Makerere University on Monday as Police dispersed students striking in protest against the University administration’s decision to hike tuition fees. Namisango says the […]

Museveni holds talks with UMEME bosses

Museveni holds talks with UMEME bosses

President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday met and held discussions with four officials from Umeme, led by their Board Chairman, Mr. Patrick Bitature, who called on him at State House Entebbe. Mr. Museveni and his guests discussed the increasing power tariffs levied by the power distributor. Other members included, Mr. Celestino Babungi the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, […]

Umeme cautions public on safety

Umeme cautions public on safety

With heavy rains pouring across the country, Umeme Ltd, the power distributor, is cautioning the public to be viligant against fallen poles and sagging lines. Stephen Ilungole, the Umeme spokesperson, encourages the public to report illegal connections and power thefts through the utility’s various free communication channels. “I want to appeal to the public to […]

Amb. Julius Onen grilled by Parliament over JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Amb. Julius Onen grilled by Parliament over JEVIC second-hand cars deal

The Permanent Secretary of the Trade Ministry Ambassador Julius Onen has stated that the award of a contract to a Japanese company for pre-shipment inspection for vehicles should have been re-tendered. Mr. Onen was meeting the trade committee that is investigating the alleged irregular award of a monopoly for pre shipment inspection and verification for […]

Silver lining in Kapchorwa Town as National Water steps up supply

Silver lining in Kapchorwa Town as National Water steps up supply

Moves to save water and boost supply by Karamoja have been given a big boast after the National Water and Sewerage Corporation announced commencement of pipe laying works for the new Kapenguria-Kapchorwa Town water pipeline Project. The new 4km bulk transmission main will transfer over 3 million litres of water per day to Kapchorwa Town […]

Farmers protest over delayed National Seed Policy

Farmers protest over delayed National Seed Policy

Uganda seed sector stakeholders have decried delayed finalization of the National Seed Policy as the biggest challenge in strengthening the seed quality control system in the country. These seed stakeholders including Integrated Seed Sector Development(ISSD), NARO and Uganda Seed Traders Association (USTA) among others  said that two years ago the Ministry of Agriculture promised to […]

NWSC’s Silver Mugisha reappointed to African Water Association top job

NWSC’s Silver Mugisha reappointed to African Water Association top job

The National water and sewerage corporation Managing Director Dr. Eng Silver Mugisha has been reappointed as the Vice President on the Executive Board of the African Water Association during the 19th Congress of the African Water Association and Annual General Meeting at Laico Amitie Hotel in Bamako Mali. At the same event, the corporation’s Director […]

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