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Universities no longer teaching - new report

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
The troubling levels of joblessness in the country are as a result of universities churning out high numbers of graduates whose skills are not tailored to current labour market demands, says a new parliamentary probe report

Lecturers demand answers over pay increment

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
Lecturers from six public universities have asked the government to explain why its salary increment pledge has not been honoured in the coming financial year, which starts in June

Lango sub-region tops drug-resistant TB cases

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
The Minister of Health, Dr Ruth Aceng, has warned health workers at Lira Regional Referral Hospital against poor handling of tuberculosis (TB) patients, saying the negligence is creating more cases of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB)

Police to get bulletproof vests, escort motorcycles

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
Following last week’s brutal killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi alongside his driver and bodyguard, the police authorities have resolved to provide body armour and escort motorcycles to personnel working with its senior officials

South Sudan army official survives attack

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
A South Sudanese military official on Wednesday survived an assassination after unknown gunmen in a brazen attempt opened fire at him in a local restaurant in Moyo District

BuBu is ill-conceived and incompatible -Prof Mutebile

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
The Governor of Bank of Uganda Prof Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile has described Buy Uganda Build Uganda as an ill-conceived import substituting industrialisation policy, which endangers regional trade

Why women should be at the top

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 02:00
During celebrations to mark the International Women’s Day in Dokolo District, President Yoweri Museveni said the need to empower women economically will solve many societal problems including domestic violence

Officer Kaweesa hit by Police chopper during rehearsals, dies

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:55
Mr Asan Kasingye, Police spokesman, confirmed that Richard Kaweesa was hit by a helicopter that was landing at the Airport after jumping from another that was in the air during rehearsals

Two killed in Kampala city

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:31
Police say the body was found in a pool of blood alongside logs and bricks suspected to have been used by the mob to kill him.

Billions lost as Nakaseke tomato factory collapses

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:19
The company’s managing director told members of Parliament’s Committee on Government Assurances and Implementation that the closure followed lack of market for tomato paste

Mugabe allies hint they could ditch his party

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:13
Last year several war veterans' leaders were arrested after issuing a strongly-worded statement denouncing Mugabe as "dictatorial" and calling on him to step down.

Storm destroys schools, church in Mbale

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 07:37
The storm hit the area at about 8:30 pm on Wednesday night. It ravaged St Thomas Church which was still under construction.

Pastor's wife charged with Shs200 million fraud

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:23
She is charged with obtaining money by false pretence, forgery and uttering false documents. She denied all the charges.

ICC has upset Africa, says Oulanyah

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:16
President Museveni has, on several occasions, lambasted the ICC for allegedly targeting African leaders before referring to them as a bunch of ‘useless’ people.

Justice Gididu guides assessor on Kazinda case

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 06:09
They are alleged to have submitted wrong accountabilities for fuel drawn from Caltex Ntinda Service Station now called TOTAL yet no fuel was consumed.

Unfulfilled pledges irk MPs

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 04:00
The legislators say Greater Luweero is stuck with presidential pledges dating back to the early days of the NRM

Minister calls for unity in Kanungu

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 04:00
Residents have been advised to unite and work for the good of the district

Ajwang is still Gulu CAO, says Local Government PS

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 04:00
Mr Ben Kamumanya says Ms Dorothy Magoola Ajwang was illegally removed from office by Gulu District authorities

Mutilated girl waits nine years to get justice

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 02:00
According to her mother, Regina Nakato, at one and half years, Hope was kidnapped by unknown people from Namiyaga village in Rakai District

Explore options before introducing a picture

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 02:00
When singer/rapper Barbra Ndagire a.k.a Bella introduced a photo of her fiancé instead of the man himself, many criticised her but recently

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