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Demonstrations against Sudanese Military leader set

By Our Correspondent in Brussels. A group of exiled Sudanese political activists, human rights activists and civil society organisations are planning a peaceful demonstration against the Sudanese military leaders led by General Abdel Fattah Al- Burhann.The demonstration that will take place on October 4th at 11h in front of the European Commission in Brussels, aims […]

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Teenage pregnancies may destroy Budaka district

By Julius Odeke.  How poverty, illiteracy and ignorance are facilitating teenage pregnancies in one of Uganda’s districts and helping to create a great burden on the country’s National Treasury. A fourteen-year-old Miss. Grace Kantono, walks ponderously with an observable tired gait. Strapped to her back is the burden of her two-year-old daughter; and she is going to a not-too-far away private clinic at Budaka Town Council, two kilometres from her […]

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SRI LANKA DEBT CRISIS  AND THE CHINESE ROLE

By Our Reporter. European organisations have castigated China for human rights violations  and  for taking advantage of  economic crisis in Sri Lanka  to dupe nationals with an exploitative debt trap.  The international conference organised  by the  European  human rights organisations in the presence of European  Union officials  on September 8, 2022 at Brussels ‘Press Club,  rebuked […]

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Uganda Airlines pays managers outrageous salaries

By Our Reporter. The Uganda Auditor General’s report has discovered that Uganda Airlines operates without a well defined staff structure,  which has left tax payer’s money fleeced.. Legislators on the Parliament’s Committee on State Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) unearther dirt, high level corruption  and mismanagement in Uganda Airlines since the national carrier was revived […]

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What’s new in the relations of Uganda and Saudi Arabia

By Our Reporter. In November last year, Foreign Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo invited investors from Saudi to explore sectors of agriculture, mining, tourism, health, information and communication technology and “expand its import of products from Uganda to include fruits, vegetables, spices, milk and cereals, in addition to the invitation to take advantage of the […]

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The National Day of the Saudi Arabia deepens the relationship with Uganda

By Our Reporter. Saudi Arabia and Uganda enjoy cordial relations and we are working and we work to protect all foreign nationals working in our country,” he said Last week, a group of young people demonstrated in front of the Saudi embassy building in Kololo, claiming that their families were being killed and tortured in […]

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Speaker Among tips MPs on effective service delivery

By  Sarah Achen Kibisi. Speaker Anita Among has emphasized the need for lawmakers to conduct research while carrying out their core roles of legislation, oversight and appropriation saying that it will enrich their input in the legislative process. “Your input should be evidence based and reports should have quantitative and qualitative research,” Among said. She […]

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Finance tasked to provide Ushs 135b for Karamoja

By Sarah Achen Kibisi. Government tasked the Ministry for Finance to urgently provide Shs135 billion for the procurement of food to alleviate the hunger crisis in Karamoja Sub-region, amid complaints of inadequate interventions by area Members of Parliament. Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja this month told Parliament that the funds will be used to procure food […]

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Muslims advised to slaughter animals on Eid al-Adha as 1,100 Ugandans performed Hijja

By Zurah Nakabugo. Muslims around the world will gather to celebrate Eid al-Adha on Saturday ( July 9), which marks the end of annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia and marks Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his only son for Allah. According to sources in Saudi Arabia, this year about 5 million people […]

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LOP asks govt to set up salary review commission

By  Sarah Kibisi Acen. The opposition in parliament has called for the establishment of a salary review commission. This was revealed by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Hon. Mathias Mpuuga while giving accountability of the one-year performance of opposition in parliament before the media. While replying to the question on the current art […]