Category «National News»

Kenyatta calls for more investors in the EAC

By Ssebuliba Samuel. The President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta has implored the whole community to embrace public–private partnership in financing health and infrastructure in this community. Speaking during the ongoing EAC infrastructure and Health Summit, Kenyatta said that east Africa countries can’t handle all developments alone, but can attract investors. He has however blamed the bureaucracy …

Museveni rallies EAC states to invest in Health

By Ritah Kemigisa. President Museveni has underscored the need for East African Community member states to look at health problems as investment opportunities. Giving an opening remark at the ongoing East African Heads of state retreat on Infrastructure and Health Financing and Development at the Speke Resort Munyonyo, Museveni says it is time health sector …

Kirumira granted bail

The former police commander for Buyende district Muhammad Kirumira has been granted bail this afternoon, following various attempts to have him released. The release of Kirumira enabled by assistant commissioner of police Sam Omara who has accepted to stand as his surety. Earlier Kirumira’s releases was constrained by strict conditions put by the disciplinary court …

Half of A-level science students failed

BY PAUL TAJUBA. One in two A-level students who sat for science subjects in last year’s Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations failed, analysis of the results released yesterday shows. The report of half of the 75,451 science students failed to obtain a principal pass. This contrasts with the government’s spirited investment and rhetoric …

Journalists blocked from Kirumira trial at Naguru

Journalists and relatives of detained former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira have been blocked from attending his trial at the Police Court where he’s facing charges of extortion, unlawful exercise of authority and corruption. Security has been deployed to enforce what they say orders not to all any civilian in court. Two journalists …