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102 students receive University scholarships from Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

102 students receive University scholarships from Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Uganda Chapter has given out 102 university and high education scholarships to students from humble families. The students are from 12 districts that register a high number of school drop outs including Mayuge, Bulisa, Bundibugyo,Kanungu, Ntoroko and Adjuman. Beneficiaries of the scholarships are 62 females and 40 males […]

Kenyans protest against detention of Bobi Wine

Kenyans protest against detention of Bobi Wine

Kenyans joined to Ugandans in protesting against the brutal arrest and detention of MP Robert Kyagulangi commonly known as Bobi Wine who was to appear before the court martial on Thursday 23rd August 2018. These protests started on social media platforms especially twitter on which Kenyans advised Ugandans to stop being timid by letting the […]

Parliament approves loan worth US$ 91.5 for rural electrification in northern Uganda

Parliament approves loan worth US$ 91.5 for rural electrification in northern Uganda

Parliament has approved two motions authorizing government to borrow up to US$102.88million intended for rural electrification projects. Government is set to borrow US$91.5million from the International Development Association (IDA)of the World Bank to finance the Grid Expansion and Reinforcement Project. The project is intended to increase availability and efficiency of bulk electricity supply in Gulu, […]

Kasaija asks ministry to clear way for Gulu roads construction

Kasaija asks ministry to clear way for Gulu roads construction

The minister of finance Matia Kasaija has asked the ministry of  works to fulfill all the obligations that might delay the construction of the Gulu municipal council roads before the commencement of this project. Kasaija made the appeal while signing a grant agreement with the chief representative of the Japan international cooperation agency(JICA) to provide over 20 million dollars  to […]

Judiciary gets new court-video link technology to ease testimonies in courts

Judiciary gets new court-video link technology to ease testimonies in courts

The judiciary has introduced the court-video audio link technology that is intended to ease the taking of testimonies by the court from vulnerable witnesses especially children, the elderly and whistle blowers who would testify from far to address the issue of case back log and delays in courts. While launching the system, Chief Justice (CJ), Bart Katureebe, said […]

Cabinet expected to approve 5 new cities

Cabinet expected to approve 5 new cities

The Local Government Minister, Hon. Adolf Mwesigye confirmed that cabinet is expected to approve 5 new cities in the country in a couple of weeks from now following, a thorough check for all the guidelines needed for a place to be elevated to the level of a city. According to the Minister, over 15 municipalities applied […]

Malaria outbreak in Northern Uganda – MOH

Malaria outbreak in Northern Uganda – MOH

The Ministry of health said there is a malaria outbreak in 10 districts of northern Uganda that has killed a total of 162 people in the last three months. The Director General of health services, Ruth Aceng, says 22, 873 cases have been recorded in Lamwo, Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam and Agago among others. Addressing the […]

NRM party in final stages of compiling voters’ register

NRM party in final stages of compiling voters’ register

The NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba revealed that the party is in the final stages of compiling its voter’s register to be used in the party’s internal elections. Lumumba says they have eight data entry points where data documented during the party’s registration is being retrieved from the yellow books into the party’s computerized system. […]

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