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France teachers attack: Seven people to attend court over Samuel Patty’s death

France teachers attack: Seven people to attend court over Samuel Patty’s death

Seven people will appear before an anti-terrorism judge as part of an investigation into the beheading of a school teacher in France. Samuel Patty, 47, was attacked after he showed controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker, 18-year-old Abdul lakh Anzorov, was shot dead by police. Two minors as well as […]

Government to introduce ethics subject to curb moral degeneration

Government to introduce ethics subject to curb moral degeneration

The Ugandan Government has embarked on an initiative to curb the moral decay among her citizens through ethical studies. According to the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), an ethics subject will be taught on a national level and an individual value assessment tool shall be developed. NCDC also adds that two certificate; academic and moral […]

24th Bunyoro Coronation Anniversary: Emphasis to be put on environmental conservation

24th Bunyoro Coronation Anniversary: Emphasis to be put on environmental conservation

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom will lay emphasis on environmental conservation and promotion of tourism in celebration of the 24th coronation anniversary (Empango). The kingdom will mark 24 years since reigning Bunyoro King Solomon Gafabusa Iguru ascended the throne on June 11, 1994. The event will take place at Karuzika Palace in Hoima town on June 11.  The Kingdom […]

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations

As Christians prepare for the yearly pilgrimage to Namugongo shrines for the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations on 3rd June of every year, traffic police has issued guidelines for traffic regulation showing which roads are accessible and those that are cut off. According to a statement issued on Wednesday 30 may 2018, traffic officials say there […]

Ex-servicemen run to Speaker Kadaga for help

Ex-servicemen run to Speaker Kadaga for help

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the Attorney General to followup the issue of paying all ex-servicemen, including those who fought in the Second World War. The Ex-servicemen under their Association Uganda Veterans Association Board (UVAB) won a legal suit against the Attorney general but to date government has not yet paid them […]

Kadaga calls for more women funding

Kadaga calls for more women funding

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed government to stop using funds meant for the Women Enterprise Fund to train local government officials about the project. Kadaga made the directive at a workshop that was updating members of parliament on the implementation of the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship programme at parliament. She said that the local […]

Women in Uganda twice as likely to experience domestic violence than their male counterparts

Women in Uganda twice as likely to experience domestic violence than their male counterparts

8th March is celebrated world over as the International Women’s day. This year’s celebration is coming in the wake of an eventful year. It has been revealed that the gender gap, the gap between men and women across health, education, politics and economics, has widened, the #MeToo movement has started, encouraging millions to speak up […]

7 in 10 Ugandan children under five have never been registered

7 in 10 Ugandan children under five have never been registered

The first time Terry had to travel after having her baby was an interesting time; there was a lot of  preparation that had to go into the trip. One of the things she needed to check off the long list was getting a passport for her boy; four months old and she had to have […]

Children rights activists call for review of sex education curriculum

Children rights activists call for  review of  sex education curriculum

Family Life Network and children rights activists have petitioned parliament  demanding  for the  review of  sex education curriculum. The petition was handed over to the speaker of parliament Rebecca kadaga by the Executive Director Family life Network Stephen Langa. Langa says that the current sex  curriculum should be  replaced with one that suits Uganda’s moral values. Kadaga […]

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