• FDC demands for an apology from Uganda blood transfusion services

    The opposition Forum for Democratic Change party demands for an apology from the Uganda Blood Transfusion services for rejecting blood donated by the party members. Last week , the body responsible for blood transfusion services failed to turn up at the FDC offices to pick blood donated by party members

  • Hepatitis B cases on the increase – medics

    Medics warn that there could be a huge number of people with Hepatitis B virus and unaware of their predicament due to its nature of presentation. The Head of Kiruddu Government Hospital Dr. Charles Kabugo says sometimes Hepatitis B presents its self as malaria because of similarities in symptoms Kabugo

  • A stand by legal team to defend journalists has been set up

    Defenders of journalists rights resolve to set up a standby legal team to fight for the rights of journalists who have are increasingly being arrested. This follows the arrest of New Vision journalist Charles Etukuri over a week ago and was released yesterday on court orders Another media personality Richard

  • Mps warn that rising public debt is counter-productive

    Masaka municipality Mp Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba warns government about the  rise in the public debt burden which he says is excessive and unsustainable. This follows reports that government is in the process of borrowing 736 billion shillings to cater for current expenses especially for payment of salaries. Mpuuga says that

  • Journalist Charles Etukuri finally released

    Journalist Charles Etukuri has been released without charge. The New vision Editor John Kakande says Etukuri was picked up by Internal Security Organisation operatives in connection with a story he wrote about the death of a Finish national at Pearl of Africa hotel. Now this comes shortly after  High court

  • Toxicological report of foreigners found dead is out

    Police reveals that it has received a toxicological report from government Analytical laboratory following the mysterious death of two Europeans in the country. A national of Finland Tersvouri Toomajuha Petteri, died at Pearl of Africa Hotel on the 5th of February while Alex Sebastian, a Swedish, died in room at