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Red flag raised over land compensation list : Beatrice Byenkya

Uganda Land Commission (ULC) chairperson Beatrice Byenkya has acknowledged writing to Parliament stopping a ministry of lands request amounting to sh12.1b meant to compensate a group of six land owners. In a letter dated February 6 addressed to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, Byenkya said she was dismayed and displeased with a list lands minister […]

FGM is most prevalent in Amudat – report

For the case of Uganda, the resurgence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is most prevalent in Amudat district, Karamoja sub-region, a new report has revealed. The latest report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) revealed that despite the national prevalence rate of the FGM dropping from 1.4% in 2011 to 0.3%, its […]

Ugandan Shilling weakens as preparations for monetary policy meeting

Ugandan Shilling weakens as preparations for monetary policy meeting

The shilling weakened marginally from opening levels of 3660/3670 to close the day at 3665/3675 as some corporate demand filtered through in an overall quiet day of trading. Money markets were still relatively tight today with overnight at an average of 7.15%. Bank of Uganda will hold a sh245bn treasury bill auction on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the […]

Uganda To distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Uganda To distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

The Government has approved the procurement of 18 million doses of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India. According to the Monday Cabinet decision, the health ministry, together with the National Medical Stores (NMS), have already placed an order for the vaccine, which will be used to vaccinate persons of 50 […]

We want fair COVID-19 test fees: Cargo transporters

We want fair COVID-19 test fees: Cargo transporters

Cross-border good transporters have called for fair COVID-19 test fees among East African Community (EAC) member states. Byron Kinene the chairman of the Regional Lorry Drivers and Transporters Association said each member state is charging COVID-19 test fees differently. He said this violates the very essence of regional integration and frustrates the movement of goods. […]

Muyingo Asks schools not to hike school fees

Muyingo Asks schools not to hike school fees

The minister of state for higher education Dr. JC Muyingo has urged private school owners to cooperate tirelessly with the parents as the country draws nearer to the reopening of schools. He cautioned them to create an environment that will attract non-candidates to enjoy school and avoid hiking school dues arbitrarily. Minister Muyingo made the […]

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has been served with a copy of the electoral petition by the legal team of the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi. Museveni’s lawyers were served by Kyagulanyi’s lead counsel, Anthony Wameli, at the Supreme Court in Kampala on Wednesday. According to the secretary-general of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), […]

Kyagulanyi wife leaves country

Kyagulanyi wife leaves country

Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi the wife of National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi has left the country. Itungo flew out of the country from Entebbe International Airport aboard Qatar Airways on Monday evening to the US. Leaked CCTV footage at the airport showed Itungo clearing at the immigration department before she boarded the plane. Efforts […]

Kabaka’s Birthday run organizing committee revealed

Kabaka’s Birthday run organizing committee revealed

The Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has appointed a five-man organising committee tasked with ensuring that celebrations for Kabaka Ronald Mutebi’s birthday this year are a success. The Kabaka will be turning 66 years old on April 13. Mayiga unveiled the committee on Tuesday, at Bulange in Mengo, Kampala. The committee is chaired by Dr […]

Guidelines for reopening of schools: Government

Guidelines for reopening of schools: Government

The government has agreed to reopen schools for none candidate classes, except pre-primary, which argues that the children are incapable of observing the standard operating procedures. “The education institutions should be allowed to open for non-candidate classes in a staggered manner that will ensure compliance with COVID-19 Standard operating Procedures (SOPs0) and safety,” Government said. […]

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