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Detectives uncover how OPM officer used public funds to clear his loans

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 18:00
Among the issues the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) had cleared was a sensitisation meeting for the local government officials in Karamoja sub-region, held in Moroto District on April 8, 2011.

Late judge’s brother claims Will was forged

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 18:00
A brother to the late Supreme Court judge Amos Twinomujuni has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, claiming that Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine read out a forged Will purporting it to be of the deceased.

The death row inmates, officers behind prison cells exam success

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 18:00
Mujuni, the head of secondary school education, also teaches History and Commerce, explains that the inmates embarked on education to help their colleagues overcome the problem of writing letters to court and communicating to their visitors, especially those from outside prison.

Makerere mints Shs130m from unsuspecting graduands, parents

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 18:00
The chancellor’s procession on Friday concluded Makerere University’s 67th graduation ceremony and ushered in more than 14,000 new job seekers. Although the ceremony appeared all colourful and successful

Western region takes lion’s share of roads money

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 18:00
The Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) has in the last five years spent more than Shs3.8 trillion on the rehabilitation of 18 major tarmac roads and upgrading 12 others from murram to tarmac, with the lion’s share of money and kilometres worked on going to western Uganda.

Celebrations to mark World Wildlife Day kick off with marathon

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 16:31
Different stakeholders made an early morning call to make it in time for the second edition of the World Wildlife Marathon that was flagged at Uganda Museum grounds in Kampala

UPDF fights to recover from 31 billion NEC loss

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 14:16
Mugira said that the NEC farm in Katonga is now more productive and has been earmarked for beef fattening with 3,000 heads of cattle to be stocked by end of March

Teen pregnancies: Finding solutions

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Would making contraceptives accessible to teens help solve the problem

The burden of good looks

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
No, I will not tell you about my Valentine’s Day, simply because I did not have one

Letter to my 19-year-old self

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
In the last one week, I have had the opportunity to speak into the lives of two groups of young people

Was the General’s death murder or manslaughter?

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
The woman who killed the General told court she acted in self-defence. To the judge the question was whether or not the force used to hit the General was justified

You can rid your life of heartburn

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
There is a muscle that covers the food after it has entered the stomach called the esophageal sphincter. But if the body is tilted to one side, this muscle opens hence the back flow of food

Ishasha and its untold attractions

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Officially Ishasha is famous for its tree climbing lions

Taking a piece of Uganda to China

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Gradually as geographical and cultural boundaries loosen up, cultural tourism exportation is being appreciated, as Ugandan deliver their culture almost to their doorsteps

She gives teenage mothers a chance to start over

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Annabelle Nakabiri Ssebakijje, 34, a mother of two is the executive director, Remnant Generation Ministries. Soft spoken, welcoming but also a disciplinarian, she has learnt many lessons from life as a young girl

I wanted to be a pilot

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Crispin Kaheru, the coordinator of Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) since its inception in 2009

Racing with cheetahs

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
The Uganda Wildlife Education Centre commonly known as Entebbe zoo will help you realise this dream with the launch of the Cheetah Run

Seiko voted out of Sebei Elgon Cooperative Union

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Hoima Chief Magistrate Emmy Sayekwo has been elected as the new board chairperson of Sebei Elgon Cooperative Union, replacing Maj Juma Seiko, who has held the position since 2009.

Encroachers invade Kibaale forest reserve

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Hardly two months after the boundary demarcation of Kagombe Central Forest Reserve in Kibaale and Kagadi districts, encroachers have cleared hectares of forest land for cultivation, forestry officials have revealed

Minister blocks meeting on South Sudan refugee crisis

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 02:00
Junior Internal Affairs minister Mario Obiga Kania on Friday blocked a regional meeting that was meant to discuss the refugee crisis in West Nile sub-region and the continued influx of asylum seekers from the troubled South Sudan.