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Hepatitis B breaks out in Uganda

  Hepatitis B has again broken out in Uganda, killing over 10 people in less than a week, officials in the ministry health in the government of Uganda have said. Tens of people infected by Hepatitis B are admitted at various health centres across the Republic of Uganda. But the sad news reaching our health […]

DP backs army takeover

    In a rare move Uganda’s oldest opposition political party, the Democratic Party (DP) has backed the national army (Uganda Peoples Defence Forces) to take over the national identity cards project. The ministry of Defence recently expressed interest in taking over the national identity cards projects following the botched deal in which  the Government […]

Accountant arrested over fraudulent transfer of 1.2billion from ministry of Health

It is not yet over. Members of parliament behind the petition to recall parliament have decided to go to the constitutional court seeking legal interpretation on the withdrawal of signatures by the members who had appended signatures on the petition. Speaking to the press after a long closed door meeting the MPs say they have […]

Measles outbreak confirmed in Hoima

The Uganda Virus Research institute has released medical results confirming that the strange disease that has affected the people of Hoima district is measles. Last week the ministry of health took samples to the research institute to establish whether the disease that has so far claimed is killing people in Hoima district measles. The Hoima […]

Pius Bigirimana admits to intiating transfer of Internal Auditor Shaban Wejula

The permanent secretary in the office of the Prime Minister Pius Bigirimana has defended the former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi over his role in the transfer of the internal auditor Shaban Wejula. While appearing before the public accounts committee of parliament that is investigating financial mismanagement in the office of the Prime Minister Bigirimana said […]

Government to handle Karamoja street children

The ministry of Karamoja affairs has expressed commitment to addressing the problem of karamoja street children. State minister for Karamoja affairs Babra Nekesa says the ministry is working on rehabilitating the Koblin reception centre after getting mandate from the ministry of gender. She says the ministry wants the centre functional for skills development before real […]

Ministry of Internal affairs wants more funding for National ID project

Public accounts committee of parliament have directed ministry of internal affairs officials to produce before the committee the progress and performance report of the 1st phase of the Uganda population data base identification project. According to the auditor general’s report of 2009/2010 the ministry officials  failed to produce the progress reports even after claiming to […]

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