• Govt bans city vending

    Government has banned all vending activities in the city advising vendors to relocate to several markets round Kampala which it says still have vacant stalls. The move comes following pressure exerted by KACITA who complained that the vendors were denying then an avenue for business by vending similar products more cheaply.

  • School director arrested over UCE fees

    Police in Kakumiro have arrested a school director for allegedly receiving money by false pretense from senior for students to register for UCE examinations. Adolf Ngabirano the Director Adolf Senior Secondary School allegedly received two hundred and five thousand (205,000) shillings  from 24 students who were to sit for senior 4 exams

  • Girls less likely to finish school – UN

    Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling and more likely to face forced marriage, child labor, female genital mutilation and other undermining practices. UNFPA State of World Population report 2016 reveals that practices that harm girls and violate their human rights -starting at age 10- prevent them from realizing

  • Police to continue monitoring Besigye

    Police insists that they will closely monitor FDC’s former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye’s movement until he stops his defiance campaign. Addressing the media on Monday at Naguru police headquarters, the police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi said the police can not aid and abet crime as he continues to hold

  • Uganda gets cooperative insurance

    The cooperative movement in Uganda has finally gotten a specialized insurance company, with stakeholders upbeat about strengthening of the members and safety of finances. Through the cooperatives societies commonly known as SACCOs, Ugandans will own 49% in CIC Uganda, while Kenyan based CIC Africa will own 51%, according to the

  • Gov’t to push for cheap internet

    Uganda will use its position as Director General of the US-based International Telecommunications Satellite Organization to push for the provision of cheap satellite services to low developed countries in the next four years. A Ugandan, Patrick Masambu was elected Director General early this month at a meeting held in Washington. While addressing journalists