• Govt presents proposed social media tax before parliament this week

    Government is set to present the proposal to levy taxes on social media platforms before parliament this week. Over the weekend, president Museveni directed the ministry of finance and Uganda Revenue Authority to start taxing social media platforms like face book , skype, twitter and whatsapp. He argues that this

  • Ministry investigates expulsion of over 70 students in Mbale

    The ministry of education starts investigations into the expulsion and suspension of over 70 students at Nkoma Secondary School in Mbale. The students were expelled as they broke off for their Easter holiday and handed letters stopping them from returning to the school. The students were allegedly dismissed for using

  • A man attempts to attack bishop on the alter

    A man identified as Herbert Kaddu attempted to attack Namirembe diocese bishop the Rt. Rev Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira while delivering his Easter homily at Namirembe cathedral. The stick wielding man fell down as he ran towards the alter where the bishop Luwalira was preaching from He was then quickly intercepted

  • Govt responds to Archbishop Lwanga’s claims

    Government challenges the Archbishop of Kampala Cyprian Kizito Lwanga to substantiate allegations he made against security agencies. Today, in his address during prayers at Old Kampala secondary school, Kizito Lwanga lashed out at security operatives that he says are misleading president Yoweri Museveni on many issues. He says he has

  • MV Kalangala to undergo mandatory service

    MV Kalangala ferry to undergo a mandatory service to ensure quality and better services for this ferry. Ministry of Transport together with the private operators of this ferry have announced that the ferry will be out of service starting 4th-Apirl up to 26th-Apirl 2018 but the general public will be