Move to block MPs’ sh64 billion cars gets setback

Move to block MPs’ sh64 billion cars gets setback

The Constitutional Court has been forced to repeat the hearing of an application filed by a concerned citizen Twaha Sanywa challenging government’s decision to spend sh64 billion shillings on car purchases by the members of the 10th Uganda Parliament.   This after Justice Richard Buteera informed the parties in this case that the judgement he […]

Senior 4 exams set for Friday official kickoff

Senior 4 exams set for Friday official kickoff

Momentum is building in secondary schools across the the country as O-level candidates prepare to sit for the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) officially starting on Friday October 14. So far, students who offer disciplines of home management, food and nutrition and textile science practicals have all week been busy with the final exams. According […]

Makerere’s 4th place in Africa down to research – VC Ddumba

Makerere’s 4th place in Africa down to research – VC Ddumba

Makerere University is Africa’s fourth best university, and top-most outside of South Africa, according to the latest world university rankings. “Our performance was very good in research, but when it came to teaching and learning, we scored very low because 55 per cent of our staff establishment is vacant,” the university Vice Chancellor, Prof John […]

Kasiwukira murder trial judgment today

Kasiwukira murder trial judgment today

High Court in Kampala is in session today to deliver its judgment in the murder trial against three people charged for the death of city businessman Eriya Ssebunnya Bugembe also known as Kasiwukira. Today’s verdict will determine the fate of the deceased’s widow Sarah Nabikolo, her sister Sandra Nakkungu and a police officer, Jayden Ashraf. […]

Gen. Muhoozi torture case: How Museveni’s son claimed victory

Gen. Muhoozi torture case: How Museveni’s son claimed victory

The writing had always been in black and white, civil suit number 136 in the Kampala High Court filed against the Commander of the Special Forces, Major General Muhoozi Kainerugaba over allegations of torture was definitely going to be dismissed. The charge came from Jackson Ntwatwa, a former worker at Aya Hilton hotel, who sued […]

Ugandans to pay Shs565.1 per unit for electricity

Ugandans to pay Shs565.1 per unit for electricity

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has reduced the end–user electricity tariffs by razor–thin margins. This though is the fourth time this year the regulator is reducing the end–user power tariffs. According to the schedule seen by Daily Monitor, households will this quarter pay Shs623.6, a reduction from Shs626.0, per unit. The new tariff will apply […]

Mbarara Nkokonjeru school closed after teachers’ strike

Mbarara Nkokonjeru school closed after teachers’ strike

Normalcy is yet to return to one of the oldest schools in Western Uganda, Nkokonjeru Primary School after eight of its senior teachers went on temporary strike due to delayed wages. On Monday, the aggrieved teachers caused a stir in Mbarara town when they marched to the Resident District Commissioner’s office to seek answers. According […]