Kadaga Calls for Tree planting During Christmas Break

Kadaga Calls for Tree planting During Christmas Break

Kadaga calls for tree planting during Christmas break By our reporter The Speaker of Parliament, Hon Rebecca Kadaga has  called upon Ugandans to use the forthcoming long festive season to plant more trees as a way of recovering the environment that has been heavily destroyed by the aggressive deforestation across the  country. “Our forest cover used to be 100% but now its less that 80%, but with this practice I have dream of having over…

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Two Former Bank Of Uganda Security Guards Arraigned Before Court

Two Former Bank Of Uganda Security Guards Arraigned Before Court

By Admin. Two Security Assistants with Bank of Uganda have been arraigned before Kampala City Hall Court and remanded to Luzira Prison for neglect of duty On Thursday Last Week Omoro Charles and Beatrice Kyambadde were detained by Parliament after they couldn’t explain how vital documents regarding the sale and liquidation of several Banks went missing from Bank of Uganda. The two have appeared before separate Magistrates Patrick Talisuna and Beatrice Khainza and denied the…

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U.S. Mission Uganda Launches Song to Bring Awareness of Issues Related to Gender Based Violence

U.S. Mission Uganda Launches Song to Bring Awareness of Issues Related to Gender Based Violence

As part its 16 days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence campaign this year, the U.S Mission Uganda partnered with acclaimed American Hip Hop artist and social entrepreneur Toni Blackman, in collaboration with Ugandan artists led by Remah Namakula to release the single “Invisible Woman”. The song aims to bring awareness of issues related to gender-based violence, gender equality, and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. 20 percent of publishing & sound…

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Government To Declares 30th November a National Day of Mourning

Government To Declares 30th November a National Day of  Mourning

By Admin The government is set to declare 30th November a National mourning day in commemoration of revelers who died on Saturday last week after the boat on which they were cruising capsized in L. Victoria. This has was disclosed by the first Deputy Prime Minister Moses Ali while addressing parliament on the tragic boat accident. The minister of transport has also presented a statement in parliament on the same incident. The parliamentary sitting which…

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President Museveni’s Statement on The Lake Victoria Tragedy

President  Museveni’s Statement on The Lake Victoria Tragedy

By Admin On behalf of all Ugandans, I send condolences to the families of the people who died in the accident on Lake Victoria last evening. According to preliminary information from the security services, this, apparently, was a private, unregistered, unlicensed and maybe uninsured boat. The boat was owned by somebody called Templa Bissase or Bissaso and his wife, both of whom, apparently, perished in the accident. They were coming from a private beach and…

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Uganda Ranks 40th in Child-Friendliness in Africa-Report

Uganda Ranks 40th in Child-Friendliness in Africa-Report

Uganda Ranks 40th in Child-Friendliness in Africa-Report By Acaye Henry 193 member states of United Nations reached consensus to end violence against children in all its forms by 2030 under the leadership of Uganda said, the Attorney General of Uganda William Byaruhanga. He made those remarks during a stakeholder’s dialogue in Kampala to improve child wellbeing in the country, organized by Parliamentary Forum on Children, as part of sustainable development goals (SDGs) which aims at…

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PWDs Demand For State Minister For Disabilities

PWDs Demand For State Minister For Disabilities

PWDs Demand For State Minister For Disabilities Women with Disabilities have intensified their demand to President Museveni to appoint a minister of state for Disabilities and elderly which has remained empty since 2016. They claim that the minister was their avenue to reach their issues to the cabinet On 6th June 2016 the president of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced his cabinet in which he appointed Mr Adrian Tibaleka as a state minister of disabilities…

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OPM and UNHCR Announce The Preliminary Results of the Verification Exercise

OPM and UNHCR Announce The Preliminary Results of the Verification Exercise

OPM and UNHCR announce the preliminary results of the verification exercise KAMPALA: The Government of Uganda with the support of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, concluded a comprehensive exercise to verify the identities of all refugees and asylum-seekers in the country, using enhanced biometric tools. The verification exercise, which was conducted upon a directive from the Rt. Hon Prime Minister in early 2018, was aimed at confirming the number of refugees and asylum-seekers registered in…

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Ugandan Mps Shocked To See Mother of 2 on Streets

Ugandan Mps Shocked To See Mother of 2 on Streets

By Admin. Eight members of parliament under the Uganda parliamentary forum for children have been shocked by the appalling environment in which the street connected children sleep. More shock befell them while in kisenyi, as they couldn’t believe when they found a street child grown into an adult and now a mother of two sleeping in open space with her two babies. Annet mutooro has told the mps that she has lived on the street…

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Deputy Speaker Calls on Local Government to Stand Up For What is Right

Deputy Speaker Calls on Local Government to Stand Up For What is Right

Deputy Speaker Calls on Local Governments to Stand Up For What is Right By Acaye Henry Deputy Speaker and Omoro County MP, Jacob Oulanyah has called upon Local Government Speakers to stand up for what is right and be brave while chairing their house Oulanyah was speaking at the Acholi Sub-Region Local Government Speakers Conference in Golden Peace Hotel, Gulu today Friday 26 October 2018. While demonstrating the guiding principles of Speakership Oulanyah urged the…

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