Gender minister Mutuzo set for grilling

Gender minister Mutuzo set for grilling

Government has been directed to table before Parliament today a list of deregistered labour services companies over human trafficking. Some of the companies licenses were revoked because they failed to obtain work for their clients abroad and others being involved in human trafficking. The minister of state for Gender Peace Mutuzo promised to give parliament […]

Closed banks: Governeor, BoU officials sweat plasma in Parliament committee

Closed banks: Governeor, BoU officials sweat plasma in Parliament committee

Bank of Uganda officials have unconvincingly labored to explain, why the sale of loan portfolios of three closed banks were sold at a huge discount. The banks in question include Greenland Bank, Cooperative Bank and International Credit Bank. Central Bank officials led by the Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile this morning returned before Parliament’s Committee on […]

Two Wanted Men

Two Wanted Men

This website understands that police continue to call for assistance from the general public to locate two men who have been on the run for several months. Any person, who may know the whereabouts of Kibirige Ronald Newman Namanyabyoona Godwin is asked to contact the police emergency at telephone number ‘999’ or the nearest police […]

Lira boy’s killing: Ugandans lose confidence in the criminal justice system

Lira boy’s killing:  Ugandans lose confidence in the criminal justice system

The recent clashes in Lira district are a manifestation that more Ugandans have lost confidence in the criminal justice system, according to members of the parliamentary forum for children. The statement follows numerous clashes between locals and members of the Asian community. The fights were triggered by the death of an 11-year-old boy Dickens Okello, […]

Project to fight drought in Karamoja to cost Shs 74 billion

Project to fight drought in Karamoja to cost Shs 74 billion

The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Puis Wakabi has said Government through the Ministry of Agriculture is struggling to end drought in the Karamoja, Teso and Sebei regions, Between 2016 and June 2018, the Karamoja region and the Turkana in Kenya experienced drought that led to loss of lives. Later, leaders in the IGAD region […]

Lukwago lashes out at Kamya, KCCA over evicting street vendors

Lukwago lashes out at Kamya, KCCA over evicting street vendors

Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has lashed out at city authorities including Kampala Minister Betty Kamya over the eviction of street vendors. According to Lukwago, street vending is a lawful practice but should be regulated, saying they cannot evict everyone enormously. Lukwago says that evicting vendors cannot be the solution to Kampala’s escalating problems including reducing […]

Ugandans deserve disclosure over compromised data – lawyer Kayondo

Ugandans deserve disclosure over compromised data – lawyer Kayondo

Data protection experts have called for a stricter controls in the proposed Data Protection Bill. Parliament is currently condidering the Data protection and privacy bill 2015 but the experts believe that the bill is sketchy in a number areas. One of these areas according to Silver Kayondo a lawyer with Ortus LLP is whether or […]

Disgruntled District Health officers petition Kadaga

Disgruntled District Health officers petition Kadaga

The district Health officers under their umbrella body the Association of District Health officers of Uganda have petitioned parliament seeking for enhancement of their salary after realizing that they were left out on the recently revised wage structure. The chairperson Association of District Health officers of Uganda David Ivan Kanya handed over the petition to […]

Kwese TV goes digital, decoder business shelved

Kwese TV goes digital, decoder business shelved

Kampala, Uganda, 1 November 2018 – In order to maintain its position as a leader in broadcasting innovation in Africa, Econet Media has reviewed its business strategy and service offerings, to align them to changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector, and growth in access to mobile and fixed broadband on the continent. […]

DFID report lauds learning gains at Bridge schools

DFID report lauds learning gains at Bridge schools

A new report by UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) shows full equality of learning in Bridge schools’ classrooms, regardless of a child’s socioeconomic background. The report was based on Bridge schools in Nigeria, which has implications for the same chain of schools in Uganda with 63 academies in remote parts of the country where […]

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