Category «National News»

Museveni in Mozambique on a 3 day state visit

By Benjamin Jumbe. President Yoweri Museveni and his Mozambique counterpart Filipe Jacinto Nyusi have reiterated their commitment to the economic integration of Africa. This followed bilateral talks held in Mozambique’ capital Maputo where president Museveni is on a 3 day state visit. In a joint communique released after the bilateral talks, the leaders said that …

UMEME’s fate to be determined in 2021

By Ritah Kemigisa. The minister for energy and mineral development Irene Muloni has revealed that the fate of Uganda’s power distributor UMEME will be determined in 2021. Addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Center about her sector’s performance in implementing the NRM manifesto, Muloni said according to the law the termination or renewal of UMEME’s contract …

Minister Kasaija faces Land’s commission committee

By Ruth Anderah. The Land commission’s Deputy Lead counsel John Bosco Suuza is quizzing the minister of Finance Matia Kasaija on how several properties under the management of the Departed Asian custodian Board was allocated to Lands minister Betty Amongi’s company AMOBET Investments Ltd,  yet the said property  had been already been re-possessed by Asians. …

Farmer commits suicide over Shs 80,000 Debt

By Julius Ocungi. A vegetable farmer has committed suicide in Lamwo over an Shs 80,000 debt. The deceased is identified as 40 year old Mateo Moro, a resident of Lagweedola village, Lakwana Sub County and a father of five died. He is said to have died after consumingan agro-chemical. According to the deceased’s wife Agnes …