Category «National News»

Kabaka Mutebi to celebrate Buganda LG day in Mawokota

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi is set to celebrate the Buganda Local Government day together with his subjects today the 20th May 2017 at Butooro county headquarters in Mawokota County. The Kabaka celebrates the Kingdom Local Government day in the county (Ssaza) which wins the Ssaza competition in terms of prosperity and development. Mawokota County is …

Ministry of Education boasts of accomplishing 75% on commitment to improve quality education

By Ritah Kemigisa The Ministry of Education has boasted of accomplishing 75% of the president’s commitment to improve the quality of education in the country. Addressing the media about the achievements and challenges faced by the ministry in the NRM’s manifesto week, the state Minister for Higher Education, Chrysestom Muyingo said the success has been …

UCC yet to receive communication on sim deactivation

The Uganda Communications Commission says it is yet to receive the official communication on parliament’s directive to extend the deadline for verification of sim card registration by one year. Parliament last evening adopted a motion that was tabled by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza after she convinced the House that many people …

High court declines to restrain UCC from deactivating all unregistered sim-cards tomorrow

By Ruth Anderah The High court in Kampala has declined to restrain the Uganda Communications’ Communication (UCC) from deactivating all unregistered sim-cards tomorrow 19th/May 2017. This after Justice Steven Musota dismissed an application for a temporary Injunction filed by a one Norman Tumuhimbise and a Human rights Watchdog; Trumpet Ug Ltd. that sought to block UCC from switching …