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Government needs Shs700b annually to meet doctors’ demands

By Lillian Namagembe Government needs Shs700b annually to meet the striking doctors’ demands. According to a breakdown by Daily Monitor, the listed enhanced allowances alone including overtime, housing, transport, medical risk, and retention which vary according to seniority are estimated at Shs89b annually. On top of these, the doctors also demand 4.0cc vehicles for each …

President Museveni cancels meeting with doctors

By Samuel Ssebuliba President Yoweri Museveni has cancelled the meeting that had earlier been scheduled with the striking medical doctors to forge a way forward. Members of the Uganda Medical Association were expected to meet the president today at State House, Entebbe over the doctors’ strike which commenced on November 6th over poor pay and …

Land probe commission granted 6-month extension

By Ruth Anderah President Yoweri Museveni has granted a six month extension to the land probe commission. This is after the initial six-month tenure that it had been allocated to conclude it inquiries expired on the November 9 2017. The extension has been confirmed in a statement issued by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire who heads the …

African leaders warned of Zimbabwe- like coup acts

By Ssebuliba Samuel: African leaders have been warned of Zimbabwe- like coup acts if incumbent leaders do not embrace change. Yesterday African and international media was awash with news of a military takeover of Zimbabwe’s government that led to a rather surprising end of Mugabe’s 37 reigns. Speaking to KFM, Gen Mugisha Muntu the incumbent …