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Kadaga wants internal affairs and security ministries to give a statement on murders of women

Kadaga wants internal affairs and security ministries to give a statement on murders of women

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the ministry of internal affairs and that of security to come up with a statement on the killings of women in Entebbe and Nansana and also offer solutions to the problem. She says this should be ready by next Tuesday when parliament resumes from recess. She further […]

Kabatsi inaugurates Board Members for Uganda Veterinarians

Kabatsi inaugurates Board Members for Uganda Veterinarians

State Minister for Animal Resources, Joy Kabatsi, has inaugurated a seven member board for Uganda Veterinarians, calling them to be quick in supporting cabinet to transfer veterinary drugs from the National medical stores to the ministry of agriculture. The Board which has not been in place for three years is chaired by Dr. John Nuwagaba. […]

Government to include yellow fever on national routine immunisation.

Government to include yellow fever on national routine immunisation.

Government   is to include yellow fever vaccination into the national routine immunization schedule after experiencing two yellow fever outbreaks in the country.   The minister of state for primary health, Joyce Kaducu Moriku while delivering a statement on yellow fever before Parliament on Wednesday said that government hopes to begin this routine immunization in 2018 […]

African Grey parrots saved from wildlife traders

African Grey parrots saved from wildlife traders

A team of Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) officials and the Police have seized 6 African Grey parrots from Entebbe at Kigungu landing site in Wakiso district. A joint team of Police, NRCN, in collaboration with UWA, mounted an operation on Saturday 5th , following a tip off that some wildlife traders  from Kalangala are holding parrots destined […]

Parliament approves Government loan to fund MATIP 2

Parliament approves Government loan to fund MATIP 2

Parliament has approved a loan, authorizing Government to borrow USD 84.2million from the African Development Bank to finance Phase 2 of the Market and Agriculture Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP 2). The programme aims at tackling market infrastructure development, value addition and trade facilitation. It will be implemented over a five year period in nine municipalities […]

UN workers threaten to demonstrate over poor working conditions

  The workers at the United Nations (UN) base at Entebbe in East Africa have threatened to stage a sit down strike soon over what they term as ‘serious’ exploitation by their employees. The UN staff members attached to the cleaning department wants to protest UN’s recent decision to tender out the cleaning services at […]

Kabaka visits Entebbe, thousands welcome him

  Entebbe sub districts in Wakiso district was overwhelmed on Friday as the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II visited the area to mark the 19th coronation anniversary slated for the July 31 in Sentema, Wakiso District. Youth groups including Baganda Nkobazambogo, BANGAWA, CBS Fans club, Buganda Youth Council among others erected effigies, giving […]

Al Shabab terrorists use Entebbe airport to run their operations

  Intelligence reports have revealed that sections of Al Shabab fighters in Somalia have penetrated Uganda’s international airport whereby the members of the said terrorist group use the airport to run their activities at ease. We have also been told that the rebels use Nairobo as their base after Entebbe. The intelligence officers were also […]

Besigye predicts Museveni’s political downfall

Uganda’s opposition leader, Col. Kiiza Besigye has again predicted the political downfall of Uganda’s president, Gen. Yoweri Museveni. Besigye has told the leaders of Activists for Change (A4C) today at Katonga road that Museveni’s term of office may last for the next two years. Besigye says he recently interacted with an old man on Entebbe […]

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