MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL: Bukomansimbi Residents Say it is Silent on Children

Residents of Bukomansimbi have asked parliament to trash the Marriage and Divorce bill 2009 saying it is poisonous because it is silent on children. This was said by residents during a consultative meeting on the bill […]

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL: Karamoja Mp’s fearing to Consult Voters

Residents of Moroto district are concerned about the delay by their legislators to hold consultative meetings on the Marriage and Divorce Bill 2009. About two weeks ago, Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament sent MPs […]

Abayudaya Community Commemorate Different Day

As Christians embark on the celebrations of the Easter this weekend, the Abayudaya community is marking a different activity all together. The Abayudaya community, which is stationed at Nabugoye hill in Namayonyi Sub County in […]

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL: Two Roughed Up for Supporting Bill

Two people in Luweero have narrowly escaped lynching after they were attacked by a mob for supporting the contentious marriage and Divorce bill. Gertrude Nakyanzi and Joseph Mukasa, both residents of Luweero town council were […]

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL: Bumba Consultative Meeting Aborts

A consultative meeting convened by Syda Bbumba, the Nakaseke North MP to get the views of her electorate on the Marriage and Divorce bill has aborted. On Tuesday, Syda Bbumba convened a meeting at Kiwoko […]

PARENTING: How Safe Are Your Children With a House Help?

Clare Amoit a mother of six was shocked to learn that her friends’ children were infected with the HIV virus by a house maid. She has since been taking all potential house help for an […]

Uganda Looses 2 Trillion UGX to Poor Nutrition Annually- Study

Uganda loses shillings 1.8 trillion or 899 million US dollars in a single year due to poor nutrition, according to a new study. The study report was presented to the 6th annual Meeting for Ministers […]

African Economies Grew By 5%

The Economic Report on Africa 2013 shows that the continent experienced growth of up to 5 percent in 2012. The report was released on Monday at the opening of the 6th Annual Meeting for Ministers […]

Minister Pushes For Bunyoro University

Some leaders in Hoima are still skeptical over the operationalization of the long-awaited Bunyoro University, even as Minister Ernest Kiiza announces that a concept note has been submitted to the president. Kiiza, the Bunyoro Affairs Minister, […]

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE BILL: Residents Block MPs from Presenting bill

Residents of Kole district have refused to discuss the marriage and divorce bill 2009 saying it will cause more harm than good in families. On Sunday, Fred Ebil, the Kole county MP and Joy Ruth […]

Busitema University Medical School Needs 7Bn to Start

The parliamentary Committee on Education and Sports is concerned about the delay by the education and sports ministry to release funds for the establishment of Busitema University Medical School in Mbale. The committee argues that […]

PICTURES: Most Compliant Companies in NSSF Best Employers’ Awards Glory

The NSSF first ever Annual members’ meeting not only presented the fund in new light as a compliant and transparent organisation, it shared the limelight with most compliant employers. In a highly billed event that […]

Pope Francis Makes More History

The newly-elected Pope Francis is set to become the first pontiff to meet his successor. The Argentine will today have lunch with his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict, in yet another first for the modern day […]

Chinua Achebe’s work Inspired Prof. Bukenya To write.

Author and Makerere University Professor Austin Bukenya has described the death of the celebrated Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe as a great loss to the African literary community. The Nigerian novelist, died at the age of […]

Put More Emphasis on Functional Education Gov’ts Asked

The African Union is urging governments to emphasize functional education, through revising education systems, and focusing on vocational and technical programs at the ongoing 6th Annual  Meetings for the African Union Conference of Ministers of […]

LIFE IN PICTURES: Achebe 82, Dies without Nobel Prize for Literature

Making excuses why Chinua Achebe has never won the Nobel Prize For literature is close to impossible, because practically all African writers who have won it were first published under the African writer Series where […]

Ugandans Rotting in Zimbabwean Prisons

Frank Mbaziira fell prey when he was contacted by a friend  who told him about job opportunities in South Africa.however On his way to South Africa,he was arrested at Beitbridge border town as he prepared […]

Judicial Service Comission at Pains to Dispose a Backlog Disciplinary Cases

The Judicial Service Commission has so far disposed 240 cases involving errant judicial officers, 79 cases are still pending after the commission inherited a backlog of 431 cases. The Commission’s Chairman Retired Justice Judge James […]

Child Ambassadors Call on Parliament to Expedite the Children’s Act 1989

Alison Sarah, a member of the Safe Club under the Children at Risk action network, asked parliament to expedite the Children’s Act 1989 which will help protect their rights as children. The Children’s Act is currently before […]

PICTURES: Anglican Communion Has New Leader

The Most Rev Justin Welby has been enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury. The 57-year-old has been formally sworn in as head of the Church of England and spiritual leader of the 77 million-strong Anglican global […]