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Doctors Withdraw Emergency Services as Strike Enters Week Two

Medical doctors have resolved to withdraw emergency services as the doctors strike enters week two. Since Monday last week when the strike started, the doctors continued to offer services to patients with emergency cases The doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA) on Friday refused to adhere to government's order

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PM Rugunda Warns Religious Leaders Over Age Limit: Stick to Religious Matters

The Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda warned religious leaders against engaging in political activity especially the ongoing controversial age limit debate. Rugunda gave the remarks while speaking at a meeting of Kanungu District National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders held at Kanungu District Council Hall on Thursday. According to Rugunda,

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Former Mulago Hospital ED Dr Lawrence Kaggwa Passes On

Former Mulago National Referral Hospital Executive Director Dr Lawrence Kaggwa Nakaana is dead, The Tower Post has learnt. Dr Kaggwa passed away on Friday morning at the Uganda Heart Institute, where he was admitted last month with breathing complications. Born in April 1948 in Kiryasaka village, Masaka District, Dr Kaggwa attended Buyoga

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FULL LIST: MTN Innovation Awards 2017 Winners Announced

MTN Uganda on Wednesday evening (November 8, 2017) announced the winners of the 2017 MTN Innovation Awards at a gala dinner on held at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Nine innovations were recognized, each walking away with $3,000 and a plaque. The nine winners were selected by a panel of judges from

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MP Betty Nambooze Undergoes Successful Operation in India

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke underwent a successful back operation on Wednesday in India. “Praise be to God, I have woken up from the Medical sleep…I am successfully back from surgery,” Nambooze wrote on Facebook after the operation. “On 27th Sept I went to Parliament with a backbone… Today I have

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A Look at What Some Previous MTN Innovation Awards Winners Are Up To

Today (Wednesday, 8th November 2017), nine innovations will be recognized at the gala dinner of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The first ever MTN Innovation Awards were held in 2015, recognizing several developers for their products that were helping in improving the livelihoods of Ugandans. The winners from each category were

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Drama as Released Kaweesi Murder Suspect is Rearrested

Drama engulfed at Nakawa Magistrate’s Court in Kampala on Tuesday when one of the seven released suspects in the murder of former Police Spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi was rearrested. Ahmed Senfuka was rearrested plain clothed operatives who forced him into a waiting car and whisked him away. Nakawa Grade I magistrate Noah Sajjabi

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Kaweesi Murder: 7 Suspects Released

7 out of the 22 suspects in the murder of former Ploce Spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi have been released on bail, The Tower Post reports. The suspects were released on Tuesday morning at Nakawa Magistrate’s Court in Kampala. Kaweesi, his driver Wambewo and body guard, Kenneth Erau were gunned down by unknown assailants

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