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CORONAVIRUS: Offices, Factories to Remain Open As Museveni Issues New Preventive Measures

The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta has suggested that work places remain open during this period. Museveni says workplaces, unlike other places are easy to control. “The only work places that should remain open are factories, hotels and offices. This is because there’s a known number of workers. Bars and night clubs

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Country Music Legend Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

American country music legend Kenny Rogers has died aged 81. A family representative said he "passed away peacefully at home from natural causes". Rogers topped pop and country charts during the 1970s and 1980s, and won three Grammy awards. Known for his husky voice and ballads including The Gambler, Lucille and Coward Of

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MPs Demand Equitable Distribution of Scholarship

Members of Parliament have demanded the Ministry of Education and Sports promotes equitable distribution of student scholarships. According to MPs, many scholarships are awarded to students from particular parts of the country, which they attribute to decisions taken by the Central Scholarship Committee under the Ministry. Bugiri Municipality MP, Hon. Asuman Basalirwa

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Parliament Restricts Access, Non-critical staff to work from home

Parliament has rolled out a number of measures restricting and limiting access to the Building, and curtailing MPs’ activities in the constituencies intended to stem the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). In her communication, today, Thursday 19, March 2020 to Parliament, Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, said that access to the precincts of Parliament

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FULL SPEECH: Museveni’s National Address on Corona Virus

Countrymen and Countrywomen, Greetings to you all. Today, I have come to address you on the issue of the Corona virus, abbreviated as Covid19.  They call it corona because, under the micro-scope, it looks like a crown (ekiruunga, engure). This is a new virus but it belongs to the family of the common-cold

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Eddy Kenzo Festival Hangs in Balance as Museveni Bans Concerts

Musician Eddy Kenzo might have to postpone his music festival which was slated to happen on March 28,2020 at Kololo Airstrip as the President has suspended all music concerts and public gatherings for 32 days. In a televised address, the President said, “Music shows, bars and merry making has been suspended for

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Religious Leaders Urged to Preach on TV, Radio as Museveni Bans Religious Gatherings

President Yoweri Museveni has advised religious leaders to use radio stations, televisions and other media platforms to do their preaching instead of weekly gatherings as has been the norm. The president gave the advice after announcing a ban on any religious gatherings with in the country for the next 30 days. This

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Museveni Directs Schools, Universities to Close Over Corona Virus

President Yoweri Museveni has Wednesday directed that all schools, Universities and colleges close and send students home. Museveni gave the directive while addressing the nation on a televised speech at State House in Entebbe. In his speech, Museveni argued that the schools harbor over 15 million Ugandans and that their closure would

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