Explosive injures two kids at a school in Kawempe

Explosive injures two kids at a school in Kawempe

Police Counter Terrorism experts are examining shrapnel from an explosive that injured two kids at a school in Kawempe, a Kampala suburb on Thursday morning. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, C/ASP Luke Oweyesigire says the explosion occurred at Mother Care Bright School Maganjo . Two Pupils identified as Ashraf Igembe, 13, and Ronitah Namakula, 13 were […]

UPDF recruits 3,610 LDU personnel in Kampala metropolis

UPDF recruits 3,610 LDU personnel in Kampala metropolis

The Uganda People’s Defence Force-UPDF has recruited 3,610 Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel in Kampala and Wakiso District. The recruitment was carried out by both the UPDF and the police in Nakawa, Makindye, Lubaga, Kira, Kololo, Wakiso Town Council and Mukono. During the one-week recruitment exercise, 70% of people who turned up were rejected due to […]

Emirates thrills film buffs with over 1,000 movies on board

Emirates thrills film buffs with over 1,000 movies on board

Kampala, Uganda, 3 October 2018 – Film fans travelling on Emirates can now look forward to even more choice as ice, Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, reaches a new milestone by offering over 1,000 movies – more than any other airline. The films are in addition to TV box sets and music giving customers over 3,500 […]

Troubled Winnie Kizza moved to Gender Labour and Social Development

Troubled Winnie Kizza moved to Gender Labour and Social Development

The former Leader of Opposition Winfred Kiiza has been designated to the Parliamentary Committee of Gender Labour and Social Development. Kiiza has not been serving on any committee ever since she was replaced as the Leader of Opposition by the Gulu Woman MP Betty Aol Ocan. The deputy Opposition Whip Harold Tony Muhindo has also […]

Compulsory HIV tests, run kick out potential LDU recruits

Compulsory HIV tests, run kick out potential LDU recruits

Compulsory medical tests for HIV\AIDS and Hepatatis B, pushed them aside at many AS THE Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) has started recruitment of Local Defence Units (LDUs) personnel to beef up security around Kampala Metropolitan Area. The recruitment exercise that kicked off today is being conducted in the Districts of Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso […]

Karamoja receives $10m Korean donation for clean water, sanitation

Karamoja receives $10m Korean donation for clean water, sanitation

Karamoja sub region has received a donation of USD 10 million (38 billion Shillings) to boost Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities in the region. The region posts the least pit latrine coverage of 30 percent, compared to the national average of 77 percent, according to records by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. The region […]

Majority Ugandan graduates clueless, says Archbishop Ntagali

Majority Ugandan graduates clueless, says Archbishop Ntagali

The Archbishop of the church of Uganda His Grace Stanley Ntagali has called on Ugandan to focus on planning for the future Speaking at a media conference to announce the annual Uganda Christian University Day that falls on every last Sunday of September at his offices in Kampala, Ntagali says most Ugandan graduates are not […]

Bobi Wine: I am a free Ugandan

Bobi Wine:  I am a free Ugandan

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, who returned on Thursday says he the right to move freely in the country. He spoke atop a vehicle to the huge crowd of his supporters who were not allowed to meet him at the airport. Addressing supporters at his home in Magere, Wakiso district, Hon. Kyagulanyi […]

Uganda secures World Water symposiums

Uganda secures World Water symposiums

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Water and Environment and the National Water and Sewerage Corporation will host the 2019 International Water Association Solutions to Intermittent Water Supply Conference (IWS 2019) and the African Water Association Congress (AFWA 2020) in Kampala, Uganda. The announcement was made by the Minister of State for Water […]

UNBS to investigate Kiri for allegedly selling expired sodas

UNBS to investigate Kiri for allegedly selling expired sodas

Public safety officials have been alerted about Kiri Bottling Company Limited over the sale of expired drinks. Traders in Porombo in Nebbi district said that the more than 5,000 bottles had already passed their sell-by date by nineteen days. “Their move to sell expired drinks may be deliberate as they were selling plastic bottled sodas […]