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National Unity Platform Regrets withdraw of candidate from elections

National Unity Platform Regrets withdraw of candidate from elections

The National Unity Platform (NUP), Kasese branch is regretting why they withdrew their candidate in the recently concluded district local council elections. The district local council seat was won by NRM’s Eriphazi Muhindi wh polled 91,064 votes. Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo who NUP rallied behind garnered 86,408 votes. NUP’s Moses Bwambale who withdrew from the race […]

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Residents of Kapeeka, a small town in Nakaseke district, woke to a grisly scene on Wednesday morning after a lorry that was transporting sand overturned in the middle of the road, killing four men who were on board. The accident believed to have been the first of its magnitude in the area occurred at around […]

Museveni’s Private Secretary Remanded Over Intimidating EC to Give Jobs To Her Relatives

Museveni’s Private Secretary  Remanded Over Intimidating EC to Give Jobs To Her Relatives

Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s court has remanded President Yoweri Museveni‘s private secretary Caroline Kembabazi on charges of giving false information to the Electoral Commission in an attempt to secure jobs for her three relatives in the institution. Kembabazi, 31, a resident of Kireka in Kiira Division of Wakiso district, on Thursday afternoon appeared before Grade One […]

Doctors, ministry of Health call for X-mas lockdown

Doctors, ministry of Health call for X-mas lockdown

Doctors are calling upon government to re-institute another national lockdown as a means to curb the spread of COVID-19 during the Christmas holidays. According to doctors under the Uganda Medical Association (UMA), cases of COVID-19 are set to increase due to the Christmas holiday and ongoing political campaigns. They now want the government to institute […]

Muyezi dropped, Muhoozi Re Appointed

Muyezi dropped, Muhoozi Re Appointed

 President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces on Wednesday carried out a reshuffle within the Security agencies and re-appointed Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba back to the Special Forces Command (SFC) replacing Maj. Gen. James Birungi. Gen Paul Lokech who was on a special assignment “to monitor on behalf […]

Entertainment sector remains closed: Ministry of Health

Entertainment sector remains closed: Ministry of Health

In relation to the circulating claims that the entertainment sector including music concerts, bars have been opened, Ministry of Health has come out saying that the sector is still closed. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer of Ministry of Health, says on November 9, the Ministry of Health, with guidance from the National Task […]

New National Industrial Policy approved by cabinet

Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde Cabinet has approved a new national industrial policy 2020 that will guide industrial growth for the next 10 years through increased state developmental role, reduced cost of production, and increased quality of raw materials for value addition.  According to trade minister Amelia Kyambadde, the policy consolidates the achievements of the National […]

Free Books to be distributed to schools: Government

Free Books to be distributed to schools: Government

At least 1,860 private schools will benefit from the government distribution of free textbooks to secondary schools. The Government is set to distribute 3.4 million textbooks to all secondary schools as part of efforts to promote the new O’level curriculum. The new curriculum is being rolled out in all O’level schools, starting with this academic […]

UCC Asks Google to Block Up To 14pro-Bobi Wine YouTube Channels

UCC Asks Google to Block Up To 14pro-Bobi Wine YouTube Channels

Uganda Communications Commission-UCC has asked Google LLC to block up to 14 YouTube channels accused of broadcasting messages that they say are likely to compromise national security and incite violence. The listed channels include Ghetto TV, KKTV, Bobi Wine 2021, JB Muwonge 2, Namungo Media, Ekyooto TV, Map Mediya TV, Uganda Empya, Busesa Media Updates, Uganda News Updates, […]

Drunken Herdsman kills a Colleague with single blow

Drunken Herdsman kills a Colleague with single blow

Barely a month after a notorious herdsman killed his colleague using a grazing stick in Nakaloke, Mbale city, another vengeful cattle keeper ended a life of a colleague with a single blow in Lwengo district, on Monday. The victim, Robert Rwebasira died on the spot, according to Police. His body was recovered at the roadside a […]

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