• 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

  • Loopholes leading to increasing adoption of kids

    The national coordinator prevention of trafficking in persons Moses Binoga attributes the increasing adoption of Ugandan children to the current loopholes in the legal guardianship order policy. This after the Auditor general’s findings showed that Ugandan children are being left vulnerable to abuse and exploitation by a staggering increase in

  • Kabaka wants Muteesa University to focus on Vocational studies

    Buganda Kingdom issues strict guidelines to the newly installed Vice Chancellor of Muteesa Royal University to focus on vocational studies which equip students with job creation skills. The new guiding principles were contained in the official communication of the Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi delivered by, Prince David Wassajja, upon the installation of Professor

  • Release school capitation grant early- Bwanika

    As the start of the new academic term draws closer, local government leaders implore government to fast track releasing of the UPE and USE grants to facilitate running of school activities. The Chairman Wakiso district Matia Lwanga Bwanika says the delayed release of funds has crippled school activities and affected

  • Local council elections set for 2016

    The ministry of local Government says elections of Lower local council leaders will be conducted in 2016 and that a bill to amend the local Government elections act with a view of reducing the related costs will be tabled in parliament this month. There has been an outcry about the