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  • Nurses & midwives vow to go ahead with strike

    Nurses and midwives vow to go ahead with their industrial action tomorrow should government fail to heed to their demand of improving their salaries and allowances. Last week, the health workers under their umbrella body Uganda Nurses and Midwives union gave government a six days ultimatum to address their concern


  • 10,000 people stuck on remand due to prosecutor’s strike

    A total of 10,000 people are currently stuck on remand following a strike by public prosecutors The state prosecutors have been on strike for over three months protesting government’s failure to increase their salaries among other demands The Spokesperson Uganda Prisons Frank Baine says there is need for government to


  • Rule of law in Uganda on the decline – ULS

    The Uganda Law Society is concerned that the rule of law in Uganda continues to decline warning that this holds back development of the country and affects the quality of life for Ugandans. The Society’s President Francis Gimara points out the prosecutors’ strike which has been on for over four


  • Joint Medical Stores to start manufacturing drugs

    More private sector players are showing interest in joining the manufacture of drugs to ensure more affordable clinical and pharmaceutical products on the Ugandan market. Companies involved in the manufacture of drugs in Uganda include Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries, Abacus Pharmaceuticals, Rene Industries and Cipla , Quality Chemical Industries The Church


  • Deputy speaker apologizes for brutality on opposition MPs

    The deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanya regrets events that unfolded in parliament on the 27th September 2017 culminating into the brutal attack on opposition MPs. This follows a procedural matter raised by MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda who sought assurance of the MPs security as they report back to the


  • Mugisha Muntu vows not to quit FDC

     Outgoing FDC party president Mugisha Muntu says he will not quit the party. This follows his loss of the party presidency to Patrick Amuriat Oboi in a much contested election over the weekend. As a result speculation brewed over his next course of action with some party members hinting on