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Why fire tear-gas, why fire bullets, Museveni questions Police

Why fire tear-gas, why fire bullets, Museveni questions Police

President Museveni yesterday released a statement condemning in the strongest terms the shooting and beating of civilians by the Police. The president questioned as to why police fired tear gas and live bullets during the Monday demonstrations that saw the rioters, section of the public, and journalists brutally beaten and arrested. “Youth groups of Monday […]

Katuntu throws out NFA boss over accountability documents.

Katuntu throws out NFA boss over accountability documents.

Officials of the National forestry Authority(NFA) led by the Authorities Executive Director Micheal Mugisha  were shown the exit from  a meeting of the Parliamentary  Committee on  Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) over lack of detailed accountability documents. The Committee Chaired by Bugweri County MP Abdul Katuntu told  the NFA officials to leave the […]

UPPA set to have new leadership

UPPA set to have new leadership

The nomination for the new leadership position in the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA) held with three candidates vying for the position of chairperson. The new leadership seeks to replace the old leadership which was under NTV journalists Agnes Nandutu. The three nominees for the Uganda parliamentary press Association president include Isaac Imaka of the Daily […]

A- level qualification outdated for parliamentary seats – Dr Gerald Karyeijja

A- level qualification outdated for parliamentary seats – Dr Gerald Karyeijja

As the 10th parliament prepares to commence its work in mid May some political dons are calling for revision of academic qualifications of members. While presenting a paper in the ongoing orientation workshop for journalists covering parliament, the political science don Dr Gerald Karyeijja said many members lack information and skills thus ending up steering the […]

Journalist shot at, another arrested by police and assaulted while covering NRM party elections.

Journalist shot at, another arrested by police and assaulted while covering NRM party elections.

Enoch Matovu, a correspondent for a local television, NTV, in Mityana District was reportedly shot on the head while covering an incident of vote rigging during the NRM party elections at Bulera police station in Mityana district. He sustained a bullet injury on his head. Matovu told journalists  that he was covering the incident and […]

Ministry of finance to train journalists in budget analysis and reporting

The government of Uganda has increasingly over the years, introduced reforms in the country’s planning and budgeting processes. These reforms have not only targeted to improve resource allocation for effective service delivery but also to promote accountability and transparency in the utilization of public resources. Whereas many of these budget reforms are known among some […]

UPDF soldiers asked to restrain from speaking to journalists

  The 1995 Constitution of Uganda provides for freedom of speech, expression of opinion but this is not the case with the UPDF soldiers. A senior army officer in UPDF rang one of our informers this morning and wondered why the commander in chief of Uganda’s armed forces reportedly put standing orders that restrain soldiers […]

Councilors call off meeting, Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago furious

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) councilors boycotted a meeting called by the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago. Lukwago had called the meeting to approve the fees for taxi operators working in Kampala. The meeting failed to take place on Wednesday at KCCA head offices in Kampala. Lukwago told journalists that it was the councilors who had […]

My concert in South Africa was not a flop, says Iryn Namubiru

PAM awards winner Iryn Namubiru has rubbished media reports that her recent concert in Pretoria SouthAfricaflopped. She has told journalists that the media reports were injected in the press by her enemies in the music industry. She says hundreds of fans entered her show and she collected millions of money. Namubiru says that her show […]

My concert in South Africa was not a flop, says Iryn Namubiru

PAM awards winner Iryn Namubiru has rubbished media reports that her recent concert in Pretoria SouthAfricaflopped. She has told journalists that the media reports were injected in the press by her enemies in the music industry. She says hundreds of fans entered her show and she collected millions of money. Namubiru says that her show […]

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