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Marijuana users are more creative than non-users, finds study

Marijuana users are more creative than non-users, finds study

Marijuana users are more likely to have creative personality traits, a new study suggests. However, this does not necessarily mean that marijuana makes people more creative. Researchers from Washington State University conducted a study on 412 cannabis users and 309 non-users. ALSO READ: Scientists who invented virginal ring now seeing results Only sober users were assessed, rather than […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical interns join doctors’ strike amidst government threats

Medical interns join doctors’ strike amidst government threats

Medical interns in the country serving public health facilities have today declared a start to their strike following the dangerous conditions they are working in as they battle to save lives. In a meeting held today at Mulago, the interns led by their president, Robert Lubega, state that they are paid less, over worked, have […]

Stanbic wins big at Financial Reporting Awards

Stanbic wins big at Financial Reporting Awards

Stanbic Bank won an unprecedented five accolades including the overall Gold award at the 2017 Financial Reporting awards held at the Serena Hotel in Kampala. This was a record the fourth time for Stanbic to win the Annual Report of the Year. Some of the accolades won by Stanbic Bank were, Best Banking Services Category, Best Listed […]

Ministry of Gender probes soaring numbers of Ugandans committing suicide in Arab countries

Ministry of Gender probes soaring numbers of Ugandans committing suicide in Arab countries

Members  sitting on the parliamentary committee on gender, labour and social development have issued demands to the ministry of labour to enter into bilateral agreement with Arab countries where Ugandan workers are exported illegally. The MPs demands are following the reports they got from the Ugandan mission at Abu Dhabi indicating that 48 Ugandan workers […]

Scientists who invented virginal ring now seeing results

Scientists who invented virginal ring now seeing results

Scientists who invented the virginal ring that prevents women from contracting HIV have expressed happiness as their research on the ring has yielded results as expected with the ring able to reduce 31% of new HIV infections among women according to the research findings. Releasing the results, Dr. Clemensia Nakabiito, a senior consultant obstetrician and gynecologist who is also […]

Experts say 100,000 people at risk of landslides during El Nino season

Experts say 100,000 people at risk of landslides during El Nino season

Currently, more than 100,000 people (12,500 households) are at a risk of landslides in the Mt. Elgon and Rwenzori sub-regions. As stated above, upto 20,000 of them are likely to be displaced between November 2015 and February 2016. According to a World Meteorological Organization report Uganda and other East African Countries would experience an El […]

Wildlife law enforcement seize 30Kgs of Ivory and arrest one in Masindi

Wildlife law enforcement seize 30Kgs of Ivory and arrest one in Masindi

Wildlife law enforcement actors from Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN), Eagle Network together with police mounted an operation on 22nd September, 2015 in Bulisa in which they seized 30Kgs of Hippopotamus Ivory and arrested one person who had illegally got the Contraband. The suspects identified as Chris Wendi is currently detained at Masindi police station waiting prosecution. His other accomplice identified as Kadogo however managed to […]

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