• Govt issues stringent guidelines for Guinea football team

    The ministry of health issues stringent guidelines for the Guinea national football team that jets in the country today for the Africa Cup of Nations Group 4 qualifier due this Wednesday. In a statement, the ministry says the Guinea delegation has been restricted to only 25 members including players, coaches,

  • Police makes arrests countrywide for census saboteurs

    Police continues to arrest a number of individuals across the country for sabotaging government programs particularly the ongoing national population census. In Kyegegwa district 22 members of the Nyangakaibo religious cult have been arrested. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga says the suspects were moving around mobilizing people against participating in the

  • Govt to reconsider tax on agric inputs

    The ministry of finance pledges to look into concerns raised by the public about imposition of tax on agriculture inputs by the ministry in the 2014/15 national budget. There has been pressure from agricultural experts, civil society actors and farmers calling for scrapping of the 18% VAT imposed on agricultural

  • Employers spending more time on social media-Report

    Preliminary findings of a study into the modern management and behaviors of workers at work places indicate that many employees are stealing from their places of work. The study being undertaken by Makerere University Business School further notes that this has been coupled with poor time management, wastage of useful

  • New evidence on railway deal emerge

    A group of Mps says it has new evidence indicating that there was no transparency in the warding to the contract to construct the standard gauge railway in Uganda and that the company given the tender has no experience. The Mps Abudul Katuntu, Theodore Sekikubo, Wilfred Niwagaba, Barnabas Tinkasimire and

  • Cabinet approves proposed adjustments in NAADS

    Cabinet approves the recent adjustments proposed in the NAADS Program with a view of making it more beneficial to the people. Minister for Information and National Guidance Rose Namayanja says Cabinet has now approved what is now a single spine agricultural system with a provision for more funding to 200