Mak DVCFA Position Candidates Present Credentials


Candidates vying for the Position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance and Administration), Makerere University on Monday 10th August 2020 made public presentations of what they will bring to the table should they be successfully elected. The ceremony held in Main Hall had the physical attendance restricted in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for COVID-19 prevention. Proceedings […]

Uganda: Government Distributes Facemasks in Kampala


More than two million people in Kampala are set to receive the long-awaited government masks. Mr Daniel Nuwabine Muhumuza, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)’s acting head of corporate and public affairs, said the distribution of masks which started on Friday, is expected to end on Sunday, however, one extra day might be added for those […]

NRM manifesto committee launched


President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni also the National Chairman of the NRM party has launched the NRM Manifesto 2021 Elections Committee and urged them to draft a pro-people Manifesto. The launch of the Manifesto Committee took place at State House Entebbe and was attended among others by the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda and Hon. […]

Museveni bids farewell to outgoing Netherlands Ambassador


President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged European leaders to focus on two major issues of debt relief and trade with Africa. The President was bidding farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of Netherlands to Uganda H.E Henk Jan Bakker who has concluded his four-year tour of duty in Uganda.  “For Europe, Africa is your natural partners. […]

Day Laborers Feel Pandemic Pain as Jobs Dry Up


BERKELEY, CALIF. – Before the coronavirus pandemic began, Julio Castro’s days began at 6:30 a.m. with a long walk to the parking lot of a Home Depot, hoping someone would hire him to do jobs like yard work or painting. The Guatemalan immigrant made $500 on a good week, enough to eke out a living […]