Category «National News»

Kaweesi murder suspects to be subjected to an independent medical examination

By Ruth Anderah: High court judge Margret Oguli-Oumo has ordered that the 19 people arrested in connection to the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi be immediately subjected to an independent medical examination. Justice Oguli has ordered that the African Center for Treatment and Rehabilitation of torture victims carries out the examination and …

URA – this year’s target is over ambitious

By  Samuel Ssebuliba: Uganda Revenue Authority has described this financial year’s revenue collection target as over ambitious. According to the 2017-2018 budget estimates, the tax body is expected to collect Sh15 trillion on the assumptions of over 6% GDP growth, stable inflation rate, increasing private sector credit growth above the current 4.4% and others. Speaking …

FDC – Police are wasting government resources

By Micheal Ojula Freeman: The opposition party Forum for Democratic Change has accused the Police over wastage of government resources while performing their duties. Speaking to journalists at their party headquarters in Najjanakumbi today, the FDC party deputy spokesperson Paul Mwiru said its wastage of money on fuel for police to arrest someone from Kasangati …

Support staff strike still on

makerere university

By Ritah Kemigisa: The Support staffs of public universities have resolved to continue with their strike after failing to reach consensus with officials from the ministry of finance this morning. The workers are demanding for a fair distribution and an enhancement of 60% of the released funds by government for their salaries. Early this morning …