• Supreme court rules in favor of rebel MPs

    The Supreme Court stays the execution of the Constitutional Court ruling that threw out 4 MPs, Theordore Ssekikubo, Wilfred Niwagaba, Muhammmed Nsereko and Barnabas Tinkasimire, from parliament. 6 justices of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Bart Katureebe, have now ordered the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kagada and the Electoral

  • Govt to roll out phase 2 of youth livelihood fund

    A total of 20,192 are in direct employment as a result of the youth livelihood program that has been rolled out in a total of 27 districts countrywide during the first phase. The 256 billion shillings project was launched last year to finance youth start up employment as one of

  • State House employees earn up to a billion annually

    Mps demand for thorough investigations into the salary scale of state house employees after a revelation that some of the employees earn as much as 96 million shillings a month. A ministerial statement presented to parliament last evening indicated that some staff attached to the office of the president and

  • Govt forms agriculture police

    The ministry of agriculture acquires a police force that will enforce a crackdown intended to rid the country of substandard agricultural inputs. This follows increasing complaints by farmers that they do not yield much from the inputs currently on the market. Agriculture commissioner Joseph Bazaale says they will now use

  • M7 finally speaks out on attacks in Kasese

    President Yoweri Museveni says Ugandans should not be alarmed by the attacks in Kasese and Bundibugyo districts saying that the scheme of the bad elements has been defeated, although he questions the laxity of the intelligence which could have averted the attacks.  In a statement issued to media houses today,