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UPDF officer arrested with stolen gun

UPDF officer arrested with stolen gun

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) is holding a 26-year-old army officer alleged to have stolen a gun and a motorcycle that he disappeared with. The UPDF Spokesperson, Brig. Flavia Byekwaso identified the suspect as Private Robert Chemutai, attached to Ruhengere UPDF detach in Kiruhura district. Byekwaso said that they recovered an AK47 gun that […]

COVID-19 app users cannot get isolation payment

COVID-19 app users cannot get isolation payment

People who are told to go into isolation in an alert from the NHS Covid-19 app in England and Wales will not be eligible for government support. Anyone on low income who is instructed to self-isolate in a phone call from NHS Test and Trace can claim a £500 payment from their local authority. Now […]

People shot dead because of protests in Lagos, Nigeria

People shot dead because of protests in Lagos, Nigeria

A protester sits on a barricade blocking a road in Lagos, Nigeria. Protesters in Lagos built barricades, blocking roads in Nigeria’s commercial hub. AA number of people taking part in a protest against police brutality have reportedly been shot dead or wounded in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos. Witnesses said up to 12 people were killed […]

Ministry to punish schools hiking UNEB fees

Ministry to punish schools hiking UNEB fees

  The official UNEB fees are sh34000 for Primary Leaving Education, sh164000 for Uganda Certificate Education and sh186000 for Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education. The ministry says it is ready to take serious action against schools and headteachers. The ministry of education and sports has warned schools across the country to desist from hiking Uganda […]

IGP Ochola apologizes to Bishop Kaggwa over Mitiyana tear gas

This follows a Saturday incident in which Police in Mityana district used teargas to disperse members of Buganda Kingdom’s Mbogo Clan. On Tuesday, a delegation of senior officers on behalf of the IGP Ochola, met Bishop Kaggwa at his home in Masaka and delivered apologies to him. (Police photo) They had convened at their ancestral […]

Man Shot Dead Trying To Behead 5-Year Old Son in Kyebando

Man Shot Dead Trying To Behead 5-Year Old Son in Kyebando

Man Shot Dead Trying To Behead 5-Year Old Son in Kyebando Kira road police division have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which a man tried to cut off his son’s head before he was shot dead. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the deceased as Sulaiman Male, a craftsman resident of […]

Police Arrests 23 Travelers at Entebbe Airport over Forged COVID-19 Test Certificates

Police Arrests 23 Travelers at Entebbe Airport over Forged COVID-19 Test Certificates

23 arrested over Forged COVID-19 Test Certificates Aviation Police officers have today arrested 23 travelers who turned up at Entebbe International Airport with forged PCR COVID-19 test certificates. The suspects include 13 men and 10 women who have been detained at Aviation Police station at Entebbe International Airport. Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson says the suspects […]

What is store for the house managers?

What is store for the house managers?

In 2019, the Ugandan parliament suggested that the government should pass the minimum wage bill into a law. The private members’ Bill passed by Parliament seeks to provide for the determination of a minimum wage based on the different sectors of the economy. Luckily, the bill was passed into a law. Although he previously said […]

The growth of the Uganda Manufacturing Sector

The growth of the Uganda Manufacturing Sector

According to the PWC report dubbed Uganda Economic Outlook, the government is projecting the economy to grow by 5% this year. It indicates that this growth will be determined by investment in public infrastructure projects which will boost manufacturing, as well as services, notably tourism; a rebound in private sector credit and consumption. “New investments […]

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