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Education ministry asks schools to provide girls with pads

The ministry of education has demanded that schools  make provisional emergency sanitary towels to girls during school time. This was made by the Research and Advocacy officer at Gender Unit in the Ministry of Education and Sports, Ms. Rosette Nanyanzi . She said that schools should give emergency pads to girls as parents also take up this role. She said […]

Muntu to stay in FDC – Full statement attached

Muntu to stay in FDC – Full statement attached

Muntu held a press conference today to update the country about his stance, the general said, “I fully respect the outcome of our party’s elections and congratulate the new party president.” ALSO READ: Muntu loses FDC presidency Below is the full press statement.  Fellow Ugandans, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for […]

Sanlam buys off Lion Insurance Company

Sanlam buys off Lion Insurance Company

A South Africa-based financial services firm, Sanlam, which currently controls 2% of Uganda’s insurance business, has officially acquired Lion Assurance Company-Uganda. The chief Executive officer Sanlam -Uganda Gary Corbit says the deal is worth 6.5 million US dollars and is hoped will greatly increase insurance penetration which currently stands at less than 1% in Uganda. […]

Museveni is still young and alert to be overthrown like Mugabe, Andrew Mwenda

Museveni is still young and alert to be overthrown like Mugabe, Andrew Mwenda

Renowned journalist and political commentator, Andrew Mwenda, has come out to bash Ugandans, who think the army in Uganda can do something similar to what is happening in Zimbabwe. RELATED: Mugabe held at his home, says South African president The army has this week, in what appears a s a coup, detained President Robert Mugabe at […]

Why Kansingye was dropped as police spokesperson

Why Kansingye was dropped as police spokesperson

The Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura, yesterday appointed Emilian Kayima new Police Spokesperson. Kayima replaced Assistant Inspector General of Police, Asan Kasingye. But why was Kasingye dropped in the latest reshuffle? Below are reasons doing rounds on social media. ALSO READ: Kayima appointed Police spokesperson, Kasingye dropped Kasingye often contradicted himself One of the shortest […]

Kayima appointed Police spokesperson, Kasingye dropped

Kayima appointed Police spokesperson, Kasingye dropped

The Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura, yesterday appointed Emilian Kayima new Police Spokesperson. Kayima replaces Assistant Inspector General of Police, Asan Kasingye, who had been appointed police spokesperson in March this year after the gunning down of then police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi was gunned down near his home in Kulambiro. In a […]

Watch the Live Coverage of the 4th Annual Lecture on Media and Politics in Africa

Watch the Live Coverage of the 4th Annual Lecture on Media and Politics in Africa

African Centre for Media Excellence is holding the fourth annual lecture on Media and Politics in Africa on Wednesday, 8 November 2017, at Golf Course Hotel in Kampala, Uganda. The main purpose of the lecture series is to explore the relationship between media and politics amidst changing technological, demographic, and political conditions on the continent. […]

President Magufuli’s achievements in two years

President Magufuli’s achievements in two years

The Tanzanian government on Sunday outlined a catalogue of achievements scored by President John Magufuli during the first two years of his administration. Magufuli came to power on Nov. 5, 2015. On top of the achievements was the restoration of discipline among public servants that has resulted in increased productivity in service delivery, said Hassan […]

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