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  • African states slow in domesticating AU decisions

    African Leaders have been criticized over the slow pace at which they implement decisions taken by the African Union Summit. The presiding officer of the African Union Economic Social and Cultural Council also executive director of the Uganda National NGO Forum Richard Sewakiryanga says that the African leaders are quick


  • Power station in Kalangala under utilized

    A 1.6 megawatts Hybrid Power station constructed in Mugoye Sub County in Kalangala district is underutilized despite its high production capacity.In 2013, government incorporated a private firm of Kalangala Infrastructure Services to generate affordable and reliable power for both commercial and domestic consumption to communities in Kalangala district. KIS managing Director


  • Citizen petitions IGG over wealth of BOU’s Bagyenda

    A concerned citizen petitions the Inspector General of Government calling for investigations into the wealth of Bank of Uganda’s Director for Supervision Justine Bagyenda. Denis Nyombi a lawyer says he is seeking the IGG’s intervention noting that his privy to information that Bagyenda under declared her assets and liabilities to


  • President & investors frustrating ban on polythene bags – NEMA

    Members of Parliament sitting on the parliamentary committee on natural resources blame President Yoweri Museveni for failing the implementation of the ban on polythene bags , commonly known as kaveera. This after the executive director NEMA Tom Okurut revealed to the committee that they receive a lot of directives, the


  • LRA kill kidnaps over 40 pple in DR Congo

    Uganda’s rebel group, the Lord’s Resistance Army kidnaps at least 40 people from Kunu village in the north-eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The people who have been taken include two members of the Country’s electoral commission. They were on their way back from a voter registration centre


  • Govt has 51% in Amuru sugar deal

    Government says it’s ready to share its 51% stake in the Sugar project to be set up by the Madhivani group in Amuru district after the community through their leaders agreed to give out the land. The minister of lands and urban development Betty Amongi tells Journalists at the media