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Gov’t to start paying Elderly People in January 2020

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The Government has scheduled a verification exercise of all older persons aged 80 years and above, starting this January.

Shocking: How sons & Daughters of ministers are enjoying big posts...

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Jobs in Missions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have become for the ‘technical know who’ rather than technical knowhow.

Nantaba Murdered our brother who was going to daughters’ school, says...

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Irene Nakazibwe, a sister to Ronald Ssebulime, who was gunned down on Sunday for trailing state minister for information and communications technology Idah Nantaba...

Museveni inspects Entebbe Airforce base advises them to embrace technology

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President Yoweri Museveni and Commanderin-Chief of the Uganda armed forces has advised soldiers of the Uganda People’s Defence Air Force (UPDAF) to master the...

Deported MTN ex-boss sues govt

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The former chief executive officer (CEO) of telecommunications company MTN Uganda, Joris Wim Vanhelleputte, has dragged the Government to court, challenging his deportation.

Katumba : M7 is like biblical Moses, whilst damning past presidents

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Past Ugandan presidents used to stay for short periods because the country was still undergoing political experimentation, works state minister Gen. Katumba...

MP Zaake charged and remanded to Gulu prison

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The Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake, was arrested on Thursday night from Railway Goods Shed on Entebbe Road by Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) detectives....

Gravity Omutujju was not shot at, says Police

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Police are investigating circumstances under which city singer Gereson Wabuyi aka Gravity Omutujju was involved in a scuffle at night with a private security...

6th & 7th term : CEC endorses Museveni for 2021

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The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) has adopted a resolution recommending President Yoweri Museveni to be the...

ISO and MTN in cat & mouse chase due to MTN...

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The Internal Security Organisation (ISO) operatives on Friday raided MTN Nyonyi Gardens offices and recovered items vital in their current investigations of espionage and...

SMEs must embrace digital technology to survive

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Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) constitute the biggest segment of the business sector in Uganda. They employ in excess of three million people and...

Israeli tourists thrilled by Murchison Falls

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The first day of the tour started in the Murchison Falls National Park. Aboard over 20 tour vans, the 216 Israeli tourists combed...

FDC rejects Govts move to elect leader of Opposition

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Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has rejected the new Bill that seeks to provide for the election of the Leader of Opposition...

Malaria fight: Uganda to manufacture insecticide

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Uganda is set to manufacture larvicide, an insecticide used to kill mosquitoes in their infantry, health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said yesterday. A...

M7 sets tough terms for MTN, wants NSSF to buy shares

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The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is set to buy shares in the multi-billion South African MTN telecom franchise. Talks to kick-start the shareholding...

Experts : Uganda’s taxation system only making rich people more richer

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The Government is increasingly turning to indirect taxes to increase revenue, but a new report has found that the move could be widening the...

EC may fail to conduct general election due to lack of...

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The Electoral Commission (EC) has said t they do not have funds to conduct elections in the newly created districts, sub-counties and...

FDC calls for constitutional reforms in 2019 as a way to...

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Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has demanded that the government undertake fundamental constitutional reforms in 2019. Addressing journalists during the weekly party press...

Bobi Wine in fresh trouble as Minister vows to ban him...

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The Minister of State for Culture, Peace Mutuuzo, has warned music  artistes in Uganda who compose songs that are majorly intended to incite members...

Uganda’s problems are bigger than me and Bebe Cool- Bobi Wine

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Speaking about the ‘unification’ of both musicians during the Kenzo at 10 years concert on Friday,Bobi Wine said the country’s problems are bigger than...

ISO speaks out on identity of the murdered spies in Congo

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The Internal Security Organisation (ISO) has come out to deny reports that the two suspected spies that were brutally murdered by rebels of the...

State House corruption units nubs official for taking bribe of Shs...

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A clearing agent suspected to have induced a bribe from a driving permit applicant is detained and will be arraigned in court. The 32-year-old...

WHO boss hails Uganda on ebola vigilance, warns of risk

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The director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has hailed Uganda for her role in controlling the spread...

Arua CAO, deputy quit over missing sh509m

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The local government permanent secretary, Ben Kumumanya, has interdicted Ismail Ochengel, the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Arua and his deputy, Paul Samuel Mbiiwa,...

UNEB set to release PLE results

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The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has finalized marking of the 2018 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) and results are expected to be...

Uganda steps up Ebola screening at Congo borders

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screening at its border points with the Democratic Republic of Congo as more Congolese refugees flock into Uganda to flee from poll-related violence. Joint...

Former ADF abductees want Govt compensation

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Six people, who were abducted by rebels from Allied Democratic Force (ADF) in Kagadi and Kikuube districts, have asked government through Amnesty...

Government unveils 34 Trillion 2019 budget

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The Government has finalized the formulation of the draft budget (Budget Framework Paper) for the 2019/2020 financial year, with greater priority being given to...

Army: President Museveni makes new military placements

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President Yoweri Museveni has made new placements and transferred 15 senior army officers to various leadership positions. The army spokesperson, Brig Richard Karemire, said...

COSASE saga : Katuntu not willing to handover to Munyagwa

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This week, the change in the chairmanship and the deputy to the COSASE committee has caused mixed reactions from the public some saying FDC...

Bobi Wine Music promoters petition parliament to warn the police before...

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Yesterday, the speaker of the Ugandan Parliament, Rt Hon Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga met music promoters and events managers who petitioned Parliament over police action...

Miss World Africa Abenakyo receives heroic welcome

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Miss World Africa, Quiin Abenakyo, returned home yesterday to a heroic welcome at Entebbe airport. Abenakyo, 22, arrived at Entebbe aboard Emirates Airways and...

NUSAF officer goes missing over sh509m cash

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The Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF) desk officer for Arua district, Paul Ebodo, has gone missing following the alleged mismanagement of sh509m sent...

I want serious national dialogue, says Museveni

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Following years of back-door preparatory talks, yesterday President Yoweri Museveni launched the national dialogue project. He said he had been ‘dying’ for an opportunity...

China’s Hunan investors to build power transmission line

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Uganda and China’s Hunan province have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) expected to facilitate the construction of a power evacuation line from Achwa...

Kanyamunyu trial date fixed

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The High Court in Kampala has fixed January 21 as the date it will start hearing a case in which city businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu...

Besigye’s apology was uncalled for since he is only a victim...

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News Reaching UGANDANZ. COM indicate that Betty Namboze broke silence about the ongoing rift between Bobi Wine people power supporters and those of FDC...

Court renews arrest warrant for Siraje Bakaleke

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The state prosecutor has told court that the Police have intensified the hunt for Assistant Commissioner of Police Siraje Bakaleke, who is accused of...

Global Trust Bank owners want compensation

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Senior officials from the now defunct Global Trust Bank(GTB) that was closed by the central bank have demanded compensation for the losses...

M7 : Bobi Wine Should give up violence to continue his...

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President Yoweri Museveni has scoffed at accusations that his government was stifling civil liberties such as freedom of association,saying such freedoms would...

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