• MUK lecturers to receive pay

    Makerere University Management resolves to start paying the university staff their allowances for the last three months. This after the university academic staff threatened to hold a sit down strike starting 16th August until they are paid monthly allowances for the month of May and June. In a statement the

  • MPs push for extension of ID registration

    Members of Parliament are pushing for the extension of the national ID registration exercise to allow many unregistered Ugandans have their data captured. The registration exercise is coming to a close with about three weeks left but MPs are concerned that several people may remain unregistered since the exercise has

  • Kagina to retire

    After 10 years at the helm, URA commissioner General Allen Kagina says she will not seek an extension to her contract Kagina has confirmed to the committee of parliament on finance planning and economic development that her contract expires at the end of October Some committee members had insisted that

  • Seek police protection-factory owners urged

    Jinja DPC Apollo Kateba has asked factory owners in Jinja to always use police to accompany them during money transit. Addressing journalists today, the Mr Kateba noted that it’s reckless for companies to carry huge sums of money to banks without enough security saying they  risk being attacked by thugs.

  • EAC health ministers to meet in Kampala

    Health Ministers from across the East African region and the nearby countries are set to meet in Uganda to strengthen and promote universal access to family planning. This, in a bid to fight poverty & hunger and also curb maternal and infant deaths using family planning. The meeting on the

  • Mao admitted at Nairobi Hospital

    Democratic Party (DP) President, Norbert Mao is admitted at Kenya’s Nairobi Hospital after being diagnosed with chest complications. DP’s secretary General Mathias Nsubuga says Mao was flown to Nairobi last week after he was referred there by Gulu’s Lacor Hospital. He says his condition is stable Meanwhile DP expresses fear