• Mafias want me out-Minister Byandala

    Works Minister Engineer Abraham Byandala blames what he calls a clique of Mafias in government and the media for plotting to bring him down after being cited in the controversial Mukono-Katosi road upgrading project. This after reports that Shs24bn of government funds was lost after the contract for the project

  • State objects to Kahaka’s release

    Jailed former PS Ministry of Local Government, John Muhanguzi Kashaka is sent back on remand after the State objected to his release on bail. State Attorney Josephine Namatovu told Court of Appeal Justice, Solome Balungi Bbosa that given the seriousness of the offence for which Kashaka was convicted, he had

  • Act on the corrupt- EU

    The European Union delegation in Uganda re-echoes the need for speedy prosecution and administrative action against individuals implicated in the theft of money in the office of the prime minister and public service ministry. The Head of Cooperation at the EU Theo Orrnche says efforts against corruption will not succeed

  • VAT on agricultural inputs will affect country’s food security-Experts

    Agricultural experts warn that the introduction of Value Added Tax on agricultural inputs will greatly affect the country’s food security and also increase the cost of living. Dr. Swaibu Mbowa, a senior research fellow at Economic Policy Research Centre says taxes on agricultural inputs could result in the use of lower

  • Opposition PPP to revive cooperatives

    Opposition People’s Progressive Party embarks on a countrywide campaign to revive cooperative societies in a bid to help transform Ugandans economically. The Party’s Secretary General David Opii Alira says 70% of the economy depends on agriculture hence the need to revive cooperatives for development and sustaining the economy. Alira says

  • Menstruation reader guide launched

    Government in partnership with health rights activists launch the menstruation reader guide that teaches the girl child how to maintain better hygiene during menstruation period. This after reports that girls mostly in rural school donot know how to go about the menstrual period and as a result drop out of