PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, UN DISCUSS SITUATION IN DRC, BURUNDI

President Yoweri Museveni has received the United Nation’s Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations for Africa, Bintou Keita and discussed political, peace and security matters affecting the Great Lakes countries of the DR Congo, Burundi and Somalia among others. During the consultative meeting held at State House Entebbe yesterday (Wednesday) that […]

TRUMP SLAMS LOCKDOWNS, BIDEN ACCUSES HIM OF INSULTING VICTIMS

President Donald Trump has urged states to shun lockdowns as his Democratic rival Joe Biden said the pandemic could not be stopped by “flipping a switch”. Continuing a whirlwind schedule of rallies in battleground states, Mr Trump also mocked mask mandates. Mr Biden said Mr Trump’s handling of America’s worsening […]

ARUA CITY RESIDENTS HAVE THEIR SAY

As the 2021General elections draw closer various voters have their own opinions on what they expect from their expectant leaders whom they are going to vote for. In the West Nile Region of Arua, major concerns are about the compensation of ex-servicemen, LRA victims and addressing issues on agriculture, Education […]

Ministry of Finance and Bank of Uganda to compel commercial banks

A section of Legislators have called upon Ministry of Finance and Bank of Uganda to compel commercial banks to put into action the Presidential directive of temporarily halting loan repayment The concern comes after commercial banks resorted into confiscating properties of their indebted customers contrary to the Presidential directive. Following […]

EC Warns Without Accreditation or Invitation cards -Kyambogo University

The electoral commission has warned those without accreditation or invitation cards that they will not be granted access to Kyambogo University presidential nomination center come next week. According to the Electoral Commission’s acting spokesperson, Paul Bukenya, this directive does not affect the media. Government has instituted a joint security and […]

Col. (Rtd) Shaban Bantariza Defeated Joseph Kony and his rebel group

Government has confirmed that Uganda’s Deputy Government Spokesperson, Col. (Rtd) Shaban Bantariza has succumbed to covid-19. Col. Bantariza who had been hospitalized for a short period was pronounced dead at Mulago National Referral hospital in the wee hours of Tuesday. The Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. David Muhoozi and government […]

GULU CITY RESIDENTS HAVE THEIR SAY

Gulu is a city in the Northern Region of Uganda. It is the commercial and administrative centre of Gulu District. There are three hospitals in the city: St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, and Gulu Independent Hospital, and yet in-land roads are still impassable to access health services. Inadequate social services to meet the […]

OPPORTUNITY BANK DONATES WATER TANKS TO OVER 1000 CANDIDATE SCHOOLS

Opportunity bank has donated hand washing facilities to schools with candidate classes. While handing over the donation, the executive director, opportunity bank, Robert Ongodia, promised continued support to schools across the country in order to contain the spread of the pandemic. Headteachers of some of the beneficiary schools used this […]

WOMEN DECRY BUREAUCRACY IN ACCESSING GOV’T PROGRAMMMES

Women under their umbrella body, Women Network for Human Rights Advocacy, have challenged government to put in place less bureaucratic strategies those women with less education skills to easily benefit from government programs of wealth creation The Programmes Coordinator WONETHA Proscovia Namakula says many target women have since been left […]

RELOCATION OF PIPES AND LAYING OF NEW ONES NEARING COMPLETION

As construction works of Katosi water reservoir near completion, National Water and Sewerage Corporation is working tooth and nail to ensure replacement of old pipes, as well as testing connectivity. According to Mahmood Lutaaya, the general manager- Kampala water, recent incidents of water shortages in areas of Ntinda and Naguru […]

Music review: Rebecca Kabuleta’s Sounds of Heaven brings freshness to gospel music arena

A stark reminder of that fact are the ever-evolving trends, tastes, and audiences that are sometimes just unpredictable. Achieving the perfect blend of good-old classic and modern musical temperaments that appeals to both the young and old is a whole other challenge. This craft is not for the faint hearted. […]

Buchaman surrenders army uniforms to security

Self-proclaimed presidential advisor on ghetto affairs, Mark Bugembe, also known as Buchaman has today surrendered a number of military attire that he said he had in his possession illegally. Courtesy photo Self-proclaimed presidential advisor on ghetto affairs, Mark Bugembe, also known as Buchaman has today surrendered a number of military […]

Bobi Wine officially presents his presidential bid to Katikkiro Mayiga

Kyadondo East legislator and presidential hopeful Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has officially presented his 2021 presidential bid to Buganda Kingdom Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga.   Kyagulanyi arrived at Bulange Mengo on Wednesday amidst crowds and police firing rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse some of his supporters. […]

Government releases another batch of home-schooling materials for learners

Government through the National Curriculum Development Centre has released the second batch of home-schooling materials for learners at various school levels throughout the country. According to a message from the Ministry of Education and Sports, the soft copies of the materials are now available for collection by the learners in […]

Government through Ministries of Micro Finance and Luweero Triangle encouraged to support Voc. Skilling Initiatives.

The ministry of health has launched a cleaning campaign in different districts of the country. A pilot study was conducted in Mbale and Bulambuli districts in different homesteads to ascertain how Ugandans maintain personal hygiene as a means to curb the spread of covid-19. In the efforts to continue promote […]

BUGIRI FARMERS HAIL GOVERNMENT FOR AGRICULUTURE CLUSTERS

Farmers in the eastern district of Bugiri have welcomed the governments’ intervention of construction Ten Agriculture Cluster projects in the area These clusters aim at adding value to the agricultural produces for farmers before setting them off for various markets Umar Kagoda, a former NRM youth district chairperson recalls why […]

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