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Uganda Police Force stuck with a 936 bn budget Shortfall

The Uganda Police Force will suffer a budget Shortfall of Shs 936.7 billion in core priority areas. In the ministerial policy statement for 2018/2019 presented to parliament by the undersecretary ministry of internal affairs Rogers Muhairwe, the force has a Budget requirement of Shs 1.08 trillion, for the Staff Housing Project, Criminal Investigation as well …

CHOGM closes today

By Benjamin Jumbe. The 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting continues today with a decision on whether Prince Charles will succeed the queen of England as head of the Commonwealth top on agenda. The decision is expected to be made by the heads of state attending the summit at Buckingham palace in London. As head …

New IGP to close Nalufenya

By Moses Kyeyune. The Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola has confirmed that the draded Nalufenya police facility is to face closure. Okoth Ochola has this afternoon been appearing before Parliament’s committee on Defence and Internal Affairs. He says that the final decision is awaiting a final order being drafted by the Police Director of …

Uganda signs skilling MOU with China

By Ritah Kemigisa. Ugandans looking forward  to tapping into the lucrative oil and gas sector will now have to prepare themselves to travel all the way to China to acquire specialised skills in the same. This is because the ministry of Education and sports has signed a memorandum of understanding with the sun maker oil and …

Bishop Ssemwogere joins Rotary

By Samuel Ssebuliba.  The Bishop of Kasana Luweero Rt. Rev Paul Ssemogerere has been inducted into Rotary, a humanitarian service organization. His induction makes him the highest ranking priest to become an active member of Rotary in Uganda. Bishop Ssemogerere says he was motivated by core values and key drivers of the Rotary movement that …