Presidents meeting starts in Kampala over EAC health, infrastructure

Presidents meeting starts in Kampala over EAC health, infrastructure

The Joint East African Community (EAC)  Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure and Health Financing and Development has kicked off at Speke Resort Munyonyo. Ministers, academicians, manufacturers and businessmen are converging at the Lakeside resort and will be followed a day later by the 19th Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State, which will […]

79 students’ results withheld as UNEB releases 2017 A-Level examination results

79 students’ results withheld as UNEB releases 2017 A-Level examination results

The Uganda National Examinations Board UNEB have released the 2017 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examinations on Wednedsay. UNEB officials however withheld results of 79 candidates (0.06% of the total candidates that sat) from 24 centers. UNEB secretary Daniel Odongo also says most common forms of exam breaches being external assistance, substitution and smuggling of […]

KCCA’s Mucurezi targets victory over Madagascar’s CNaPS Sport FC

KCCA’s Mucurezi targets victory over Madagascar’s CNaPS Sport FC

CAF Champions League preliminary KCCA (1) vs CNaPS (2) StarTimes Stadium, Lugogo 4pm KCCA winger Paul Mucurezi is targeting victory when the Uganda league champions play Madagascar champions CNaPS Sport FC at the StarTimes Stadium Lugogo in Kampala in the CAF Champions League preliminary round second leg Wednesday afternoon. KCCA will be seeking to overturn CNaPS’s 2-1 lead. […]

Minister Otafiire implicated in dubious JEVIC’s imported Vehicles inspection contract

Minister Otafiire implicated in dubious JEVIC’s imported Vehicles inspection contract

The Justice Minister Kahinda Otafire has been implicated by MPs on the Trade Committee in causing financial loss through breach of a contract for Pre Export Verification of Conformity for Motor Vehicles. The MPs made the accusations while meeting officials from the Auditor General’s office led by the Solicitor General Francis Stoke. The committee is […]

Kasaija defends borrowing Shs700 bill to pay salaries

Kasaija defends borrowing Shs700 bill to pay salaries

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has defended reports that government is planning to borrow Shs700 billion to cater for salaries. Describing the media reports as exaggerated, minister Kasaija explained that only Shs 48 billion of the Shs 736 billion loan request to Parliament is for salaries. He says the borrowing was necessitated by a revenue shortfall. […]

Rukungiri magistrate orders for Kizza Besigye’s arrest

Rukungiri magistrate orders for Kizza Besigye’s arrest

Rukungiri Grade one magistrate, Andrew Katurubukim has on Tuesday preferred criminal summons against former presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye. Dr. Besigye failed to appear in court to answer charges of malicious damage to property, assault of police officers and disobedience of lawful orders. Besigye’s co accused FDC president Patrick Oboi Amuriat, FDC secretary for mobilization Ms Ingrid Turinawe, […]

Byanyima’s Oxfam boss ‘sorry’ for sex abuse scandal

Byanyima’s Oxfam boss ‘sorry’ for sex abuse scandal

Days after Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima apologised over the British charity’s handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti, Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring has said he is also sorry for the damage the charity has done to the people of Haiti and the wider efforts of aid workers. About 7,000 people have stopped […]

Ministry of Health confirms scores dead in Bunyoro after diarrhea attack

Ministry of Health confirms scores dead in Bunyoro after diarrhea attack

Government has said there have been confirmed cases of Shigella – a non epidemic type of diarrhea- in Kyangwale and Kigolobya camps, Hoima district, and Kyaka 2 in Kyegegwa district. According to a statement released today by the Ministry of Health Public Relations Officer Vivian Serwanjja,  about 25 cases have been line listed in Kyegegwa […]

New twist in Stella Nyanzi trial

New twist in Stella Nyanzi trial

The cyber harassment case against Makerere University Senior Reseacher Dr.Stella Nyanzi has been adjourned to the 7th/March 2018 when court will make a ruling on whether to halt and let Nyanzi pursue her constitutional petition challenging the mental Treatment Act. Nyanzi is accused of offensive communication against the person of President M7 whom she referred […]

Muhammad Ssebuufu back in dock as customer-murder trial resumes

Muhammad Ssebuufu back in dock as customer-murder trial resumes

Murder accused Pine car bond proprietor Muhammad Ssebuufu returned to court on Tuesday. Prosecution led by Micheal Ojok has presented its 6th witness; Police Doctor Emmanuel Nuwamanya who has testified that he examined Sebuufu and his co-accused, and found them to be of sound mental status, with no fresh physical injuries. Key among the previous […]

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