• Kabarole and Kyenjojo best in ID registration

    Internal affairs minister Gen. Aronda Nyakairima reveals that Kabarole and Kyenjojo emerged the best performing districts in the recently concluded parish level mass enrolment for national IDs. Nyakairima says they had registered 100% registration in the two districts adding that Ntoroko, Bundibugyo and Kasese were among the other  the best

  • EAC member states should focus on lab services

    The East Africa Community Secretary General Dr. Richard Sezibera calls upon health service providers in member states to focus on role of laboratory services in quality health care. In his speech during the 12th Bi-annual Conference of the Association of Pathologists of East, Central and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania, stressed that

  • Govt invites pope for the second time

    Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi reveals that President Yoweri Museveni and Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga have re-invited Pope Francis to visit Uganda. This is the second invitation to the pontiff by government after an earlier invitation in which he was scheduled to visit Uganda to officiate at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations

  • Minister warned NSSF against UMEME deal

    The probe committee investigating the state of affairs at NSSF discovers that Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka warned the NSSF board against rushing into buying shares in UMEME without an independent verification of key issues she raised about the proposed transaction.  Through scrutinizing several documents the committee discovered that the NSSF

  • Govt starts compensating people in reserves

    Government starts compensating people occupying Katonga Wildlife reserve area in Kyeggewa and Kamwenge districts. Executive Director UWA Dr Andrew G Seguya says all 50 households with land titles are to be compensated a total of 2.9 billion shillings. He says compensation starts today and the occupants have been given 6

  • Court decides Lukwago’s fate tomorrow

    The Supreme Court will tomorrow deliver its ruling on whether embattled Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago re-occupies his office. Lukwago petitioned the Supreme Court seeking orders to reinstate him after being thrown out by acting deputy chief justice Steven Kavuma. The order was issued just hours after Lukwago had returned