• Student loan scheme to be open art students

    Government agrees to open up the student loan scheme to students who are offering art subjects after Mps insisted that favoring sciences students is unacceptable. This, during discussion of the ministry of education and sports budget where MPs said the policy must be rolled out to all students provided they

  • Cabinet approves plan to refurbish facilities at Uganda Martyrs Shrine

    Cabinet approves a comprehensive plan to refurbish and expand facilities at the Uganda Martyrs Shrine in Namugongo. Information Minister Rose Namayanja says a 9 member cabinet subcommittee headed by Minister in charge of general duties office of the Prime Minister Tarsis Kabwegyere has been constituted to explore the aspects that

  • Kanyeihamba losses case against Mbabazi & Rugunda

    Retired Supreme Court judge Prof. George Wilson Kanyeihamba has lost a case in which he had sued Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, Health Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and businessman Amos Nzeyi for having conspired and fraudulently changed the Kigezi Bank of Commerce into the National Bank of Commerce without approval of other shareholders.

  • DPP orders trial of Jobless Brotherhood members

    The Director of Public Prosecution Mike Chibita has ordered for the immediate trial of 9 youths who subscribe to the group ‘Jobless Brotherhood. They were last month arrested demonstrating with a coffin at the Independence Monument along Speke road in Kampala. This was the communication of DPP’s representative Joyce Anyango 

  • Byarugaba opens up on his term in office at NSSF

    The former managing director of NSSF Richard Byarugaba says he  met resistance since the first day he stepped in office by individuals  he says were scared of  reforms he was planning to bring in the management of the fund. Byarugaba tells the select committee of parliament probing the state of

  • Student loan scheme not well thought -UPC

    The opposition Uganda People Congress Party says the just rolled out students loan scheme by government was not well thought with no sufficient consultations made hence the inadequacies within the program. This after government this week released the list of 1,269 undergraduate students who have been selected to acquire financial