• Ugandans still trapped in South Sudan want govt to rescue them

    Several Ugandans still trapped in war ravaged South Sudan are making repeated phone calls to their relatives and local radio stations in Northern Uganda appealing to the government to swiftly rescue them from the volatile country. Reports indicate that over 1,300  Ugandans are still trapped in regions of Boro, Yei,

  • EOC renews calls for salary & remuneration commission

    The Chairperson Equal Opportunities Commission Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi renews calls for setting up of a salary and remuneration commission to review and harmonise public servant’s pay. Muwebwa notes that there is gross disparities and irregular payment of salaries in government ministries, departments and agencies with some of the public servants

  • 85000 women suffer from complications of unsafe abortion

    A new report indicates that about 85000 women go to seek medical treatment after suffering from complications of unsafe abortion each year in Uganda. Findings by the Center for Health Human Rights and Development, also shows that an additional 65000 women experience complications but do not seek medical treatment from

  • Imbalu surgeons undergo training & HIV testing

    The Bamasaba Cultural institution-The Inzu Ya Bamasaba says that all local surgeons who will perform circumcision locally known as Imbalu have undergone training and HIV testing. There has been concern raised by many stakeholders including the ministry of health about possible health dangers resulting from bad cutting and infections from

  • Riek Machar insists his still South Sudan VP

    South Sudan’s former vice president and prominent opposition leader Riek Machar has insists his replacement by President Salva Kiir is “illegal”. Machar says his still the first vice president of the republic of South Sudan noting that the appointment made by President Salva Kiir is illegal. He says the peace agreement does not

  • URA wants financially distressed to continue meeting tax obligations

    The Uganda Revenue Authority says it expects distressed companies reported to be seeking bailouts from Government to continue meeting their tax obligations. Reports indicate the over 60 local companies are in dire financial situation largely because of failing to pay bank debts resulting from loans they took. In a press