• Govt to support formation of agricultural bank

    Government commits to support a proposal by experts to establish an agricultural bank to ensure that farmers easily access financing and consequently develop the agricultural sector. During the launch of the 2013/14 agricultural financial year book , Lawrence Bategeka of the Economic Policy Research Centre presented a paper that sparked

  • More children die of treatable & preventable diseases-report

    A report by Child Health and Development Centre shows that children under the age of five in Uganda still die of treatable and preventable respiratory diseases like pneumonia & asthma due to negligence. The report notes that although there has been a decline in child deaths due to acute respiratory

  • Journalists win Poteli case

    High court orders Government to compensate Court Reporters for blocking them from covering Spy Detective Ronald Poteli’s case. Justice Lydia Mugambe concurred with the Journalists’ lawyers led by Isaac Kimaze Semakadde that Buganda road court Chief Magistrate Lillian Buchana should have given the journalists a hearing to balance the competing

  • 300 cases of marginalization & discrimination registered by EOC

    A total of 300 cases have been registered by the Uganda Equal Opportunities Commission in which people were marginalized and discriminated against in total defiance of their rights and freedoms. The Commissions Communications Manager Christine Akankwasa says the cases have been mainly recorded in the central, west and Eastern region.

  • Govt to ensure access to affordable credit to Ugandans

    The Minister of Finance Planning & Economic Development Maria Kiwanuka says Government is determined to ensure that Ugandans have accesses to affordable credit vital for financing bankable projects especially in rural areas Kiwanuka says that affordable credit is very critical in helping Ugandans based in rural areas to engage in

  • Police investigating death of Kasiwukira

    Police say investigations are underway into the circumstances under which City Businessman Eria Sebunnya Bugembe also known as Kasiwukira died . Kasiwukira was as a pioneer music promoter and proprietor of Kasiwukira Studios. His body was on Friday morning found a few meters from his Home in Muyenga with conflicting