• Social citizens grant extended to 40 districts

    The Government of Uganda promises to extend the senior citizens grant scheme where older persons are given a monthly stipend of 25000 shillings to 40 new districts by the end of 5 years. This commitment comes as Uganda prepares to commemorate the international day for older persons on Saturday this

  • Africa loses over $100 billion due to discrimination against women

    A new report indicates that economic and social discrimination against women is costing Africa more than $100 billion a year. The report by UN Development program (UNDP) reveals that African women across the board are denied the same kind of economic, social and political opportunities men enjoy. It attributes the

  • Activists demand for an audit of land ownership in the country

    Human rights actors propose that government conducts a special inquiry into land ownership of land in the country before making amendments in the land law. The Programs officer Human Rights Network Uganda Patrick Tumwine is concerned that several vulnerable people have faced evictions mainly by land lords and the so

  • Govt to give Micho 50 million bonus

    Government offers to pay the coach of the national football team Micho Sredojovi a bonus of 50 million shillings for leading the Cranes to the Africa Cup of Nations Finals. Micho has been in charge of the Uganda Cranes for the last three years and helped Uganda qualify for the

  • Address unemployment & health to attain middle income status- Youth

    Youth led civil society actors say failure by government to address youth unemployment and providing proper health care could be a big setback to government’s aim of attaining the middle income status. Speaking during the National Youth Conference on adolescent health, Godfrey Omuruga , Programs Co-ordinator Restless Development said unemployment has

  • Police warns lodge owners against allowing students in their facilities

    Schools across the country are today officially starting the third academic term. Speaking to Radio One, education minister John Chrestom Muyingo said parents should ensure children report early for classes He also urges parents to provide all the school necessities, he also warns teachers against absenteeism. In a similar development,