• Minister given one week ultimatum to explain KCCA brutality

    Parliament gives the minister for Kampala a one week ultimatum to present a statement before the House on the brutality meted out to street vendors by the KCCA’s enforcement team. The directive was issued by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga after Rubaga North MP Moses Kasibante raised the matter

  • Police warns politicians against converging at Makerere

    Police says nobody will be allowed to converge at Makerere University today under the guise of fundraising money for the lecturer’s incentives, saying the university is still closed. This after former FDC presidential flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye revealed that a fundraising campaign will be held at the university’s freedom

  • Uganda manufacturers accuse some EAC states of locking them out

    Ugandan Manufacturers are concerned that some EAC member states are restricting firms and business players from partner states  , contrary to the East African Common market protocol. The protocol was signed in July 2010 and provides for free movement of goods , labor, services and capital to boost trade and

  • New infections , a key challenge to an Aids free generation

    The Uganda Aids Commission expresses concern over the increasing cases of new infections among young people singling it out as a key challenge towards achieving an aids free generation. The director General Dr Christine Ondoa says that while the country has reduced infections generally by 40%, there is an increase

  • The private sector accuses BOU of frustrating Islamic banking

    The Private Sector accuses the Central Bank of frustrating introduction of Islamic banking due to its slow pace in drafting regulations to operationalizing the system. A while ago, parliament amended the financial institutions act and introduced Islamic banking, a system that prohibits interest on fees or loans The Head of

  • MPs to fundraise for MUK lecturers

    A section of Members of Parliament launch a campaign intended to raise funds to pay incentives for lecturers at Makerere University so as to have the university re-opened. The lecturers laid down their tools after the university failed to pay their incentives totaling up to 28 billion shillings. The lecturer’s