• Minister rushes to Juba over ban on foreign workers

    Regional Corporation minister Asuman Kiyingi heads to neighboring South Sudan to meet President Salva Kiir over a move by the South Sudan government to ban foreign workers and replace them with locals by October 15th. Over 600,000 Ugandans working in South Sudan are to be affected by the directive. Kiyingi

  • Another court rules in favour of new Kyabazinga

    The Constitutional Court dismisses an application for an interim order that sought to block William Nadiope Gabula from performing his duties as the Kyabazinga of Busoga Kingdom. Justices Remmy Kasule, Kenneth Kakuru and Richard Buteera   unanimously threw out the application on grounds   that neither the petitioners Wilson Muwereza and James Kawutta nor

  • Kuteesa begins work at the UN

    Uganda’s foreign affairs minister, Sam Kutesa has begun his duties as president of the UN General Assembly by chairing the first meeting of 69th the United Nations General Assembly. Kutesa was sworn in on Monday as president of General Assembly and officially begun his duties last night. He appealed to

  • Standards of living for elderly improved-Madada

    State minister for elderly and persons with disability Sulaiman Madada says great strides have been attained in improving standards of living for the elderly. Madada says that unlike the past, the elderly have been prioritized by several institutions mainly government. He is optimistic that the conditions of older persons would

  • Constitutional Court to rule on VP’s fate

    The constitutional court will this Friday 19th September, rule on whether Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi , should be relieved of his duties for alleged breach of the leadership code. This follows a petition by city lawyer Jude Mbabali in 2012 accusing Ssekandi of diverting five government vehicles, fuel estimated

  • Uganda might fail to grow as predicted- Kiwanuka

    Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka warns that the country might not grow at the earlier predicted rate of 6% if fewer revenues are realized This after Uganda Revenue Authority reported a short fall of 500 billion as of last month while parliament continues to oppose tax measures announced in the budget