• Police introduces new measures to curb accidents

    Police introduces new measures to curb increased road carnage key among them withdrawing the driver’s license particularly bus drivers and reintroducing bus check points. This after seven people died in a road accident involving two buses in Nakasongola, along the Kampala-Gulu highway yesterday. Head of Police traffic department Dr. Steven

  • PS spends 13 billion illegally

    The permanent secretary of the ministry of health Dr Asuman Lukwago admits before the public accounts committee that it was illegal for him to pay allowances to ministry staff amounting to over 13 billion shillings but insists that he was under pressure from the staff and that the Secretary to

  • URA presses a travel ban on SK Mbuga

    Uganda Revenue Authority presses for a travel ban on South African based Ugandan Suleiman Mbuga known as SK Mbuga for allegedly failing to pay 219 million shillings in income tax. In an August 15 letter to the International Affairs Ministry URA Acting Commissioner General Doris Akol stated that SK Mbuga

  • Former VP draws two salaries

    Former Vice president also Busiro North Mp Prof Gilbert Bukenya says he is ready to refund money if parliament establishes that it’s wrong for him to be drawing twice benefits from the consolidated fund. Prof. Bukenya was before the committee of public service and local Government to explain if he

  • BOU should be controlled by parliament-former minister

    Former finance minister Ezra Suruma proposes that there should be parliamentary control over the central bank saying it is dangerously autonomous and uncontrollable. Suruma says the central bank is the only institution in the country that is too independent and only answerable to the finance minister. He says currently the

  • Opposition wants a unit set up to deal with illegal tree cutting

    The opposition in parliament advises government to set up a unit that will counter those illegally cutting down trees in government central reserves. Shadow water and environment minister Beatrice Atim Anywar says the vice has to strongly be fought after reports that illegal loggers are escorted by armed men. She