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Hillary Onek refuses to step down over oil bribery allegations

The Former Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Eng. Hillary Onek has maintained he will not resign due to pressure from Parliament over alleged oil bribery claims. Onek, who appeared before Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline committee this morning, contends that there are no provisions in the law requiring him to do so, adding that […]

NBS’ Tuff B to legalise love courtesy of Nathan Nabeta

Ultimate Media NBS TV presenter Tuff B is all smiles now days after the proprietor of his TV station, Nathan Nabeta reportedly promised to sponsor his introduction ceremony and wedding. The development arose after Tuff B jokingly asked Nabeta to sponsor his introduction ceremony and wedding. The money loaded Nabeta simply asked Tuff B to […]

Judge, MP named in NFA fraudulent US $1.9 Million deal

Former NFA lawyer Molly Karuhanga has named three senior personalities in the controversial award US$1.9m to a local company Beachside Development Ltd. Appearing before the public accounts committee (Pac) chaired by Maxwell Akora (Maruzi), Karuhanga who even shed tears before the committee as she tried to defend herself on the controversial payment named west budama […]

Activists for change vow to continue campaigns against government

Pressure group Activists for Change have vowed to continue with their activities until Government finds solutions to people’s grievances. The A4C coordinator Mathias Mpuuga says that apart from the walk to work campaigns, they will continue several activities including sensitising the public about ways of forcing the Government to find possible solutions to the country’s […]

Uganda mourns death of Former Justice minister Prof. Dani Wadada Nabudere

The former minister of Justice, Prof. Dani Wadada Nabudere has died suddenly in his home in Busamande, Mbale district. Prof. Nabudere a leading academic and development specialist reportedly collapsed at his home in the early hours of Wednesday (today). One of his sons, Mudimi Nabudere told reporters that Prof. Nabudere is suspected to have died […]

Makerere University to find HIV/AIDS cure

Uganda might again be at the limelight of the struggle against HIV/AIDS if hopes by Makerere University to find a drug for HIV are come to pass. Makerere University under the umbrella of the inter university council of East Africa led by its college of Agriculture and environmental sciences has begun a research to find […]

Government of Uganda outlines oil production program

The government has dismissed rumours that oil production has already started in western Uganda and that some oil companies and government officials are already secretly benefiting from oil proceeds. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Kabagambe Kalisa says that oil production has not started and will commence in 12-18months from […]

Increasing Agricultural Productivity Critical to Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia—High-level policymakers, leading academics, and representatives from farmer and trader organizations and the private sector will gather here to identify investment priorities and policy options that can help increase agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa, thereby reducing rural poverty, hunger, and malnutrition in the region. The November 1–3 conference “Increasing Agricultural Productivity and Enhancing […]

UN calls for more youth mobilization initiatives on climate change, development

The UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Mr. Abdoulie Janneh on Sunday called for sustained youth mobilization “to get out the message of sustainable development, as they have the greatest stake in the future sustainability of our planet”. Addressing the opening session of the Conference of Foreign Ministers […]

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