Category «National News»

DP puts doctor’s strike on government’s poor planning

By Damali Mukhaye. The Democratic Party has blamed the doctor’s strike on government’s poor planning. The opposition party’s Vice President Fred Mukasa Mbidde says the government only increases salaries of public servants who have gone on strike instead of initiating periodic salary increments across the board. He adds that the strike signals a serious national …

Kaweesi murder suspects to appear for bail ruling

By Ruth Anderah: The Nakawa Magistrates Court is today expected to rule on a bail application filed by the nine people accused of participating in the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The suspects are expected to appear before a grade one magistrate Noah Ssajabbi. On October 30th 2017 the suspects, through their lawyer …

Workers demand meeting with the president over looming doctors’ strike

By Moses Ndhaye The National Organization of Trade Unions has asked the president to meet the Medical workers Union over a looming medical workers’ strike instead of dealing with just a few individuals. The Chairman General of Union Usher Wilson Owere says president Museveni must meet the workers union to resolve their grievances without politicizing the matter. …