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Government begins work on collapsed Cheptui bridge

Government begins work on collapsed Cheptui bridge

Government starts temporary repair of the collapsed Cheptui Bridge on Muyembe –Napiripirit Road and to be completed in the next four weeks .This has been disclosed by the minister of state for works General Edward Katumba Wamala while responding to the concern regarding this bridge raised by Bulambuli county MP Alex Burundo in parliament . […]

Museveni tells farmers in Kabale to irrigate year round to beat drought

Museveni tells farmers in Kabale to irrigate year round to beat drought

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged farmers in the country, who are engaged in crop production, to instill in their minds the culture and practice of growing crops all year around using any improvised means of irrigation scheme to combat drought spells. “The science of pumping water from a water source to a reservoir at a […]

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 […]

Mukula to contest for president on independent ticket

The Vice Chairperson of NRM in charge of eastern region, Captain Mike Mukula has reaffirmed his commitment to contest in the 2016 Presidential elections on an independent ticket. The informers have reported to the president that Mukula is planning to take party in elections of NRM party structures but when it comes for president polls […]

Existence of a rebel group in Teso just a rumour

  This is to refute information by some circles of the media that “a new rebel group has been formed up in areas of Teso to distablise Teso and Lango areas”. The information purportedly released by the deputy RDC Soroti Mr Osoto Opio Joseph was merely blown out of proportion after he issued an alertness […]

Mike Mukula donates ambulance

    It seems former state minister for health; Mike Mukula is getting ready to contest for president. On Saturday Mukula in Soroti Municipality where he is also the area MP donated a brand new ambulance worth over 80 million Uganda shillings to prince Diana Hospital in Madera village in Soroti district. We are told […]

Universities appeal to government on taxes

Heads of private universities operating in Uganda are calling on the government to waive taxes levied on them to enable them provide subjects units that need more finances to be taught in these institutions. The chairman African region and executive director, Cavendish University, Dr. Ketrine Salati, many courses need huge sums of money to be taught […]

Cavendish University to hold first graduation in Uganda

Cavendish University Uganda will be holding its first graduation ceremony this Saturday at the Speke Resort Munyonyo. Addressing the media at the university campus in Nsambya today, the university’s chairman, university council, Dr. Ketrine Salati revealed that 300 students are set to graduate with degrees, diplomas and certificates in various disciplines. Of these, 56% are […]

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