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Makerere University Bursar Resigns

Makerere University bursar Augustine Tamale has resigned about two years since he took up the job. Tamale has written to management informing them of his decision to quit his job. On April 20, 2018, Tamale submitted his notice of resignation to Human Resource Director Andrew Abunyang. "The purpose of this letter is to

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Gov’t to Pay Monthly Salaries, Build Houses for Commonwealth Games Medalists

President Yoweri Museveni has said government will pay monthly salaries to the medalists at the just concluded Commonwealth games and build houses for those that won gold. The president was speaking at a luncheon he hosted together with the Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, at State House, Entebbe

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Chicken Tonight Staff Remanded to Luzira for Assaulting Singer Angella Katatumba

Makindye Court Chief Magistrate Elias Kakooza has Friday charged and remanded three Chicken Tonight staff to Luzira Prison for assaulting and stealing from female musician Angella Katatumba. The three; Olubrwoth Choka Rogers, Okirot Denis and Kadu john, who work as Manager, Guard and Cleaner at Chicken Tonight Kabagala respectively, were charged with Assault

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Special Forces Command Intensifies Training

The Commander of SFC, Brig Don Nabasa, has presided over yet another pass out of 134 soldiers who successfully completed a six month course in martial arts with skills in marksmanship, at Amilcar Cabral Airborne School (ACAS) in Nakasongola on the 17th April 2018. In his remarks, Brig Nabasa said that

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Kirumira vows to Appeal as Police Court Demotes Him

Embattled former Buyende District Police Commander (DPC) ASP Muhammad Kirumira has vowed to appeal on the judgment of police disciplinary court to have him demoted. The police disciplinary court that sat on Thursday at Naguru Police headquarters resolved to demote Kirumira after finding him guilty of four charges. Kirumira who has been

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Uganda Commonwealth Games Team Returns Home to Heroes’ Welcome

The team that represented Uganda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia was on Thursday afternoon given a heroes’ welcome as they returned to the country. The team that touched down at Entebbe at around 1:00PM was welcomed by the first lady also minister of Education and Sports Mrs

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Airtel Uganda Subsidizes Data Costs With Bigger Packages

Last year, Airtel Uganda announced a significant network expansion; upgrading to 4G LTE and offering 3G connection across the country. During the event, where the Prime Minister; The Rt. Hon Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda was chief guest, the company’s Managing Director; V.G Somasekhar said the advancement- a first for Uganda was determined

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Andrew Mwenda: Why Museveni May Rule for Life

By Andrew M. Mwenda I hold a fundamental disagreement with many Ugandan elites when it comes to the discussion of succession. In debating whether President Yoweri Museveni should go or stay we are not indulging in an abstract theoretical exercise but a challenge of practical politics. There are two positions we

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Makerere Gives in to Pressure from Students, Suspends Fees Increment Plan

Makerere University management has suspended a plan to increase fees in four colleges. The suspension comes after students insisted that management reverses the move or else they continue with the strike they started on Monday. Earlier, students disrupted a seven-hour meeting between management and guild representatives. Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has now

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