• Poor health services stress Ugandans, Health for All Bill not yet in sight

    By Nebert Rugadya Health service is arguably the most talked-about sector when Ugandan citizens are commenting on service delivery by the government, the other one being education. From dilapidated health clinics and hospitals, to absence of adequate medicine supply and ambulances, and absentee medical staff; are the commonest claims by

  • IGG to appeal Byandala’s acquittal

    The Inspector General of Government appeals the acquittal of former Works Minister Eng. Abraham Byandala and 3 others over the Mukono -Katosi road saga. The IGG is also appealing the sentences given to the convicts ; Apollo Senkeeto , Joe Ssemugooma and Wilberforce Senjako of 10 and 5 years imprisonment 

  • 313,000 abortions procured in 2013 – report

    New findings indicate that despite having restrictive abortion legislations , the practice is very high with a total of 313,000 abortions procured in 2013. Under the current legal framework, abortion is only permitted to save a woman’s life. The study commissioned by the Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAU) , conducted

  • CSOs welcome restructuring govt agencies

    Civil Society Organizations welcome the restructuring of Government agencies but stress that more needs to be done to completely address useless expenditure within Government. Under their umbrella organization, the civil society Budget Advocacy Group, the organizations say that the size of cabinet and parliament should be trimmed down, unnecessary offices

  • Riders of sports bikes want registration deadlines extended

    Riders of Sport motor bikes want government to extend the deadline for registering of their bicycles for at least a month instead of the one week period. The directive to have sports motor bikes registered followed the assassination of former Buyende DPC Mohammed Kirumira Police argues that criminals use these

  • KCCA suspends this year’s city festival

    KCCA suspends this year’s annual city festival and says the funds will towards service delivery in Kampala. Executive Director KCCA Jennifer Musisi Semakula says that they collect over 500 million for the festival and this year they have decided to channel the money towards improving the quality of hospitals and