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Sudan Opposition and Military agree on a joint Council

Sudan Opposition and Military agree on a joint Council

Sudan opposition members and the military have agreed on forming a joint civilian-military council that will oversee the transition until the next elections are held. Members from the ruling Military Transitional Council (MTC), the Declaration of Freedom and Changes Forces and leaders of opposition groups met on Saturday and agreed on form a joint civilian-military […]

Putting sanctions on African countries is the act of cowardice- President Museveni

Putting sanctions on African countries is the act of cowardice- President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has disagreed with the idea of putting sanctions on African countries particularly Zimbabwe calling it the act of ‘cowardice’. President Museveni is in Zimbabwe for a two-day visit as the chief guest on the official opening of the 60th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo. Museveni, called the act of putting sanctions […]

Trump Orders Uganda to find American Kidnappers and Try them “quickly”

Trump Orders Uganda to find American Kidnappers and Try them “quickly”

The president of the United States, Donald Trump has directed Uganda to find the people who kidnapped the American tourist and his guide on Tuesday last week in Queen Elizabeth National park. Kimberly Sue Endicott and the guide, Jean Paul Mirenge were rescued on Sunday rescued according to Bashil Hangi, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) spokesperson but […]

The ban on betting is only for foreign companies-Minister Kasaija

The ban on betting is only for foreign companies-Minister Kasaija

The Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has supported the move by President Museveni to ban Sports Betting in Uganda. Kasaija however clarified the matter that the move is not to ban gaming in the country but rather foreign betting companies who repatriate their profits back home. The minister was speaking to a number of journalists at […]

Nawangwe clashes with media over strike

Nawangwe clashes with media over strike

Makerere University vice chancellor, Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe has launched a scathing attack on the media over its coverage of the institution. Using both his personal and university accounts, the vice chancellor termed media reports from Daily Monitor and NTV about the pending university staff strike as “fake news”. Both Daily Monitor and NTV carried stories […]

Cholera outbreak confirmed in Kampala

Cholera outbreak confirmed in Kampala

According to Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Ministry of Health spokesperson, the ministry is still investigating stool and blood samples obtained from eight patients admitted at Naguru hospital. He admits that the preliminary results show two of the cases were suffering from cholera pending confirmatory tests by the Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL).  Eight patients were Naguru […]

Makerere MasterCard Scholarship program is back

Makerere MasterCard Scholarship program is back

MasterCard Foundation has decided to give another chance to the less advantaged students of Uganda.  The program will resume its operations in February 2019 with over 400 beneficiaries of free education at Makerere University.  Mastercard had suspended its work with the ivory tower a year ago following a series of sexual harassment scandals that were […]

NEWS RELEASE: Communication Of Telecoms In Uganda

NEWS RELEASE: Communication Of Telecoms In Uganda

A new research has called for more public scrutiny of the work, services and products of telecom companies in Uganda in order to ensure Ugandans are getting value for their money. The research tracked newspaper and online media coverage of telecoms including MTN Uganda, Airtel, Africell and Uganda Telecom from January to June 2018. In […]

Most Ugandan Universities working below standard- NCHE Report

Most Ugandan Universities working below standard- NCHE Report

According to the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) investigation report that was released yesterday (daily monitor) indicate the most Universities in Uganda are working  below minimum standards. Some universities were found to be offering unrecognised academic programmes while others have a low student enrollment and academic staffing levels that do not meet operational requirements. Below […]

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