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Ugandans have expressed discontent over the timing and manner in which government has decided to give each Member of Parliament, shs 200 million to buy vehicles. Government recently revised the budget for procurement of new vehicles for MPs in the 11th parliament from shs321 million to shs200 million each. However, the development has aroused anger […]

Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has tabled a list of beneficiaries who have received the covid-19 relief cash before Parliament. Nabbanja tabled beneficiaries from Kawempe Division, Nakawa Division, and Gulu City, saying the list was meant to ensure accountability and transparency. Nabbanja told Parliament that the beneficiaries were identified from groups of people that depend on […]

The lands ministry has announced measures to curb down increasing land evictions. The lands minister, Judith Nalule Nabakooba told reporters on Sunday in Kampala that during this lockdown, the ministry is continuing to receive several reports about the same, from different parts of the country, and most of them are from Mukono, Mpigi, Nakasongola, Mubende, […]

A storeyed building under construction has collapsed and killed the owner at Kabulengwa in Nansana Municipality. The deceased has been identified as Kawesa Joseph, 29 whose body has been rushed to KCCA mortuary, Mulago, for a post mortem. Kampala Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire notes that Fire Prevention and Rescue Services are still at the scene […]

The High Court in Kampala has rejected an application seeking urgent hearing of a case challenging torture of suspects who are on remand over the attempted murder of General Katumba Wamala.   The head of High Court Civil Division Musa Ssekaana has rejected the application filed by Wameli and Company Advocates on grounds that he […]

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has withheld Primary Leaving Examination results for 2,220 candidates for alleged malpractices. According to UNEB, some members of the examination’s body support staff at the district level that were supposed to assist in the delivery and transportation of the exams were involved in some cases of malpractice. The largest […]

Police has issued a strict warning to all school heads to shun any form of celebrations as Uganda National Examinations Board – UNEB is set to release the 2020 Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) results this morning, as police says it will violate the presidential directive in combating the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jennifer Kalule-Musumba, […]

At least 80 people have died, and hundreds more are unaccounted for, in Germany after some of the worst flooding in decades. Belgium has also reported at least 11 dead after the extreme weather, which political leaders have blamed on climate change. Record rainfall in western Europe caused rivers to burst their banks, devastating the […]

Lawyers from Wameli and Company Advocates have petitioned the High Court in Kampala to order for the release of eight suspects, currently in prison for participating in a shooting targeted at Works Minister Gen Edward Katumba Wamala. The said persons were arrested between June 24, and July 2, 2021, for orchestrating and participating in the shooting […]

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has retired seven long serving Permanent Secretaries from the public service, in the several changes he made. According to the statements he signed yesterday evening, President Museveni retired Kintu Guwatudde from the Office of the Prime Minister, Pius Wakabi(Ministry of Agriculture), Amb Patrick Kibirige(Foreign Affairs), Jane Kibirige(Parliament), Kivumbi Lutaaya, Benn Mutambi […]

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