UGANDA: MORE OIL RESOURCES FOUND IN ALBERT REGION

KAMPALA, Aug. 31 –The Petroleum Exploration and Production Department has said that the oil resource confirmed is now 6.5 billion barrels from the fields studied.

The resource is in the Albertine Graben which has been …

UGANDA: CHINESE FIRM CHEC GIVEN $8BN RAILWAY DEAL

KAMPALA, Aug. 31–The Government has signed an agreement, finally giving away the giant and lucrative deal to upgrade and expand Uganda’s railway network to standard gauge, to a Chinese firm China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC).…

Witness pins Rwenzururu premier

BUNDIBUGYO.

A witness in the ongoing trial by the UPDF General Court Martial of 125 persons accused of having participated in the July 5 attacks in Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts, has pinned the Rwenzururu deputy …

Ugandan politicians to hold debate amid UNAA split

KAMPALA.

Ugandan politicians will go head-to-head during a one-off debate at this year’s annual Uganda North American Association (UNAA)onvention.

Not only will the key players from across the political divide argue their party’s case, UNAA …

The tall order Kyabazinga has to face

On the morning of Monday August 26, the Busoga Lukiiko endorsed the election of Prince William Gabula IV, as the Kyabazinga of Busoga.
Prince Gabula was elected by the Busoga Royal Chiefs Council, the body …

Railway scandal: How the project slipped off

The controversy surrounding the procurement of the company to construct the monumental Standard Gauge Railway has put Uganda one year behind Kenya.

And the dispute is not about to end. As State minister for Works …

PWDs’ future bright, Rights commission says

Kampala.

The plight of people with disabilities is back to focus with national human rights commissions of several African countries this week developing monitoring tools that seek to protect and promote the rights of people …

Namutumba District has no ambulance, says doctor

Namutumba.
With 33 public health facilities in Namutumba District, one would expect at least four or more ambulances depending on the level of facilities.
However, the district has for the last three years, had no …

Govt rotates corrupt officials, says Lokodo

KAMPALA.
Most corrupt officials in government are usually rotated in “juicy” ministries with the help of “god fathers”, Ethics minister Simon Lokodo has said.
The Rev Fr Lokodo said the corrupt bureaucrats are also privileged …