Maximum security guaranteed for 2018 Rotary Cancer Run

Maximum security guaranteed for 2018 Rotary Cancer Run

The able Uganda Police Force has warranted maximum security and road safety ahead of this year’s Centenary Bank Rotary Cancer Run. At a special press conference at Kati Kati Restaurant in Kampala on Friday, Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Emilian Kayima said the participants expected in the 2018 Rotary Cancer run will be safe. Flanked […]

Uganda, UNHCR refuse to have new settlement for South Sudan refugees

Uganda, UNHCR refuse to have new settlement for South Sudan refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – UNHCR has declined land for establishing another settlement for South Sudan refugees in Northern Uganda. The UN agency says there is no immediate need to establish a settlement following a decline on the influx of South Sudan refugees to the region. Authorities in Agago district had offered […]

Row erupts over billions for roads in Masaka

Row erupts over billions for roads in Masaka

Masaka District Roads Committee has blocked a proposal by Masaka Municipal Council to divert funds from the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID Project to work on some roads under the central government. USMID is a World Bank funded project under, which government secured a loan to help selected municipalities to improve their infrastructure. Masaka […]

Uganda should criminalise power theft, vandalisation

Uganda should criminalise power theft, vandalisation

That the lowly social cluster has largely been at the rough end of many social service inclusions is a fact not lost on anyone. From the government not doing enough to extend the water lines and denying them proper medical facilities to marginalization in education, the plight of the urban poor in Kampala metropolitan and […]

Museveni must go, insists Ruwenzori Bishop, Reuben Kisembo

Museveni must go, insists Ruwenzori Bishop, Reuben Kisembo

The Bishop Ruwenzori Diocese, Reuben Kisembo has defended his remarks to President Museveni that he should retire. While at the commissioning of St. Elizabeth Chapel at Kyebambe Girls’ School on Saturday, Kisembo openly told the President to retire and not deny Ugandans an opportunity to witness a peaceful hand over of power. Kisembo also said […]

Safe water to 12,000 villages by 2020 our target: Dr. Mugisha

Safe water to 12,000 villages by 2020 our target:  Dr. Mugisha

The government of Uganda through National Water and Sewerage Corporation has embarked on a journey to extend safe clean water to 120,000 villages in over 80 districts in various parts of Uganda under a new programme code named Service Coverage Acceleration Programme (SCAP100) The SCAP100 is in line with the corporation’s 2016-2021 5 year strategic […]

In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

Voting is going on without major incidents for the vacant Kaabong District Women Member of Parliament seat, reveals Mr Linos Okori, the regional Electoral Commission supervisor for Karamoja sub-region. The district that has a total of 59,082 voters, and 158 polling stations is Monday choosing their new woman MP from among Ms Christine Tubo Nakwang, an independent, […]

OPINION: Civil Aviation Authority clarified, but did not ‘condemn’ ICAO report

OPINION: Civil Aviation Authority clarified, but did not ‘condemn’ ICAO report

We noted with concern the headline ‘CAA upset over Uganda’s negative air safety rating’ in the Daily Monitor of August 10. The detailed explanation of Uganda’s performance in relation to Effective Implementation of safety standards arising out of the 2014 International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Coordinated Validation Mission (ICVM) was unfortunately misconstrued as dissatisfaction with […]

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