Road Fund Board, Staff In Bitter Clash Over New ED Recruitment

Road Fund Board, Staff In Bitter Clash Over New ED Recruitment

Staff of the Uganda Road Fund (URF) and the board Chairperson are embroiled in a bitter clash over the recruitment process of the Executive Director. According to a petition by members of staff addressed to Matia Kasaija, the Minister Of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Board Chairperson, Ms. Merian Sebunya Kyomugisha and Board Member, Ms. […]

US Cites Torture, Cruel Treatment In Imposing Sanctions On Ex-police Boss Kayihura, Family

US Cites Torture, Cruel Treatment In Imposing Sanctions On Ex-police Boss Kayihura, Family

Former Police Chief General Kayihura and his family have been banned from setting foot in the United States of America after Uncle Sam designated the ex-police boss. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued on a statement on Friday outlining why Kayihura, his wife and children have been designated. “The Department is publicly designating Kale […]

Museveni, Kenya’s Kenyatta Ink Cross-border Peace Pact

Museveni, Kenya’s Kenyatta Ink Cross-border Peace Pact

President, Yoweri Museveni and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a joint cross-border integrated programme for sustainable peace and social economic transformation for Turkana, West Pokot and Karamoja. The two leaders signed the MoU in Moroto on Thursday evening. The move to sign the memorandum started on August 31st, […]

Fortunate Ayebare not missing, arrested by Police over murder of Maria Nagirinya

Fortunate Ayebare not missing, arrested by Police over murder of Maria Nagirinya

Police have said Fortunate Ayebare, who was reported missing on Wednesday evening, is in their custody. According to a police source, she is wanted in connection with the kidnap and murder of Maria Nagirinya, a former Social Worker with the Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI). Nagirinya was kidnapped outside her home in Lungujja, Rubaga Division […]

URSB Boss Bemanya Eats Big At WIPO Despite UTL Woes

URSB Boss Bemanya Eats Big At WIPO Despite UTL Woes

Uganda Registrations Services Bureau (URSB) Registrar General, Bemanya Twebaze has been elected President of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Advisory Committee on Enforcement at its 14th session WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement in Geneva, Switzerland. Bemanya who was elected on Monday 2nd September, will be assisted by Ms. Elizabeth Jones of the UK IPO Copyright […]

Abducted 28-year-old Maria Nagirinya and driver found dead: reports

Abducted  28-year-old Maria Nagirinya and driver found dead: reports

A 28-year-old NGO staff Maria Nagirinya, who was on Wednesday grabbed at the gate of her home in Busega, a Kampala city suburb was killed alongside her driver before being dumped at Nama, Mukono District, yet to be verified reports reveal. Ms Nagirinya is a project manager at Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI), a Kampala-based […]

Police Probes Brutal Attack On Clobbered, Nailed Museveni Supporter

Police Probes Brutal Attack On Clobbered, Nailed Museveni Supporter

The Uganda Police have launched investigations into the brutal attack on a man for allegedly supporting President Yoweri Museveni’s supporter. According to a statement issued by the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, the force is investigating circumstances that led to the clobbering of Baker Kasumba. In statement, Onyango reveals that Baker narrated to them […]

Experts concerned about increased use of pesticides

Experts concerned about increased use of pesticides

Pests are a big nuisance to farmers because, among other things, they reduce crop production. To overcome the problem, farmers often resort to buying pesticides which are poisonous chemicals manufactured to kill the pests. They may be dusted or sprayed on the crop to prevent pest attack. The farmer, is however, expected to know that […]

Uganda Gov’t Rejects Planned Power Plant At Murchison Falls

Uganda Gov’t Rejects Planned Power Plant At Murchison Falls

Uganda said on Wednesday that due to the importance of its famed Murchison Falls as a lucrative tourism attraction it had rejected a hydropower project proposed by South Africa’s Bonang Power and Energy. The falls lend their name to a 3,900-square-km national park, one of Uganda’s biggest, where visitors can view lions, hippos, elephants, buffalos […]

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