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  • Activists want silence on menstruation broken

    Civil Society actors want government to urgently address the problem of managing menstruation periods among the girl child by exempting sanitary pads from taxes to reduce the high school drop out rate as a result of failing to manage menstruation. They say that 56% of girls drop out of school


  • Obama to address US-Africa business forum

    The US president Barrack Obama will today address a US-Africa business Forum with focus on strengthening trade and financial ties between the United States and Africa. On Monday US Secretary of state John Kerry met African ministers to embrace free-market ideals and US Africa cooperation. The Business Forum will seek


  • Mao to be discharged today

    The Democratic Party president Nobert Mao is to be discharged from hospital today after his health improved. Mao was flown to Nairobi hospital in Kenya to seek better medical attention after a malaria attack and severe chest pains. DP Secretary General Mathias Nsubuga says after being discharged, Mao will stay


  • New acting UBC MD takes over office

    The new Uganda Broadcasting Corporation acting Managing Director Eng. Angelo Nkeza finally takes over office replacing Paul Kihiika. For most part of the day business at UBC came to standstill as the new board headed by Nathan Nabeta and police moved to break into the offices after Kihiika refused to


  • Trial of youth who sneaked piglets into parliament to start

    The Directorate of public prosecution orders the trial of the two men who sneaked piglets into parliament protesting against unemployment, greed and massive corruption. Prosecution led by Joyce Tushabe informed city hall court grade one magistrate Erias Kakooza that investigations into Robert Mayanja and Norman Tumuhimise’s case are complete. The


  • M7 9th best performing sub-saharan leader

    President Yoweri Museveni has been ranked the 9th best performing sub-Saharan Africa leader in a poll released  by American research-based, global performance-management consulting company Gallup . Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta ranks third in the survey carried out in 2013, behind presidents Ian Khama of Botswana and Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of