• Atiku vows to compel govt provide sanitary pads for girls

    The Chairman Uganda Parliamentary Forum for children Bernard Atiku vows to spearhead a move intended to compel government prioritize provision of free sanitary pads to school going girls to reduce on the increasing cases of school dropout and absenteeism in school Last month government backtracked on its pledge to provide

  • Clean up police- M7 orders Kaihura

    President Yoweri Museveni directs the Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kaihura to clean up the Police Force which he says has been infiltrated by criminals. Speaking at the home the late Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, Museveni pointed out the Criminal Investigations Department that has failed

  • Arua district has a shortage of 1600 teachers

    Arua district faces a shortage of 1600 primary school teachers, a factor cited by authorities in the district as the biggest impediment to improvement of education standards. Arua district Vice Chairperson Acema Dria Genesis says the vacuum is as a result of death of some teachers and others quitting the

  • Govt to eliminate traditional birth attendants

    Authorities in Kayunga district embark on a campaign intended to eliminate traditional birth attendants to reduce cases maternal mortality. Kayunga RDC Rose Birungi says that the traditional birth attendants have increased the rate of mothers who die during labor since many of them lack medical expertise. Birungi says that the

  • Tribute for Kaweesi pour in

    President Yoweri Museveni orders for the immediate installation of cameras in all major towns of Uganda and along the highways following the assassination of Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi was shot a few meters from his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb on his way his

  • Govt pledges to review draconian laws

    Government pledges before the United Nations to ensure that laws perceived to be draconian are reviewed in tandem with the constitution and international obligations. The pledge came as Uganda took part in the Universal Periodic Review of its human rights situation before a United Nations Working Group in Geneva-Switzerland The