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  • Stella Nyanzi’s case adjourned

    The cyber harassment case in which Makerere University Senior Researcher Dr.Stella Nyanzi, is accused of offensive communication against the person of the President has been adjourned to 7th/March/2018. This is when Buganda Road court Chief Magistrate James Eremye Mawanda will make a ruling on whether to proceed with  Stella Nyanzi’s trial,


  • Govt denies being cash strapped

    The Minister of Finance planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaijja refutes reports that government is cash strapped and has resorted to borrowing to pay salaries. This, follows reports indicating that government had failed to raise money to pay its workers and that 738 billion shillings was to be borrowed from


  • Govt wants Uganda Railways Corporation to take over railway system

    Cabinet is discussing how to empower the Uganda Railways Corporation to take over the full management and operation of the current railway system from the Kenyan company Rift Valley Railways. ICT, information and National Guidance Minister Frank Tumwebaze says that the decision of cabinet to terminate the contract of Rift


  • FDC demands for an apology from Uganda blood transfusion services

    The opposition Forum for Democratic Change party demands for an apology from the Uganda Blood Transfusion services for rejecting blood donated by the party members. Last week , the body responsible for blood transfusion services failed to turn up at the FDC offices to pick blood donated by party members


  • Hepatitis B cases on the increase – medics

    Medics warn that there could be a huge number of people with Hepatitis B virus and unaware of their predicament due to its nature of presentation. The Head of Kiruddu Government Hospital Dr. Charles Kabugo says sometimes Hepatitis B presents its self as malaria because of similarities in symptoms Kabugo


  • A stand by legal team to defend journalists has been set up

    Defenders of journalists rights resolve to set up a standby legal team to fight for the rights of journalists who have are increasingly being arrested. This follows the arrest of New Vision journalist Charles Etukuri over a week ago and was released yesterday on court orders Another media personality Richard