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KCCA can run without a Lord Mayor

Kampala capital city authority can run without a lord mayor. This is contained in submissions made by KCCA lawyer, Charles Ouma before a panel of seven Supreme Court judges led by Esther Kisakye. Ouma says that Lukwago has been out of office for now five months but no work has stalled. He says the minister …

Examination fees hiked

Just a day after the ministry of Education ordered Uneb not to hike registration fees, the examinations body says otherwise. The body has gone ahead to introduce new fees. According to the UNEB public relations officer, the new fees structures for, Primary Seven candidates will now pay 17,500 from 14,000 while senior four students will …

Another pro- Mbabazi group

Another pro-Mbabazi group has emerged among the NRM youth. Dubbed the “NRM Poor Youth Forum” the group stormed the party headquarters at Kyandondo road claiming to be representing Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. However their meeting was disrupted by the Youth MP for Northern Uganda Evelyn Anite who accused them of being members of the Democratic …

NGO board needs more money

The Non-Governmental Organisation board is seeking for more funds to recruit more staff to boost its monitoring capacity. Officials from the board, led by Internal Affairs minister, Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, say it is difficult to monitor activities of these organizations due to lack of personnel. The board chairman, Gabriel Kangwagye says following the signing of …

Mps, minister clash

Emotions ran high in Parliament’s Gender committee after legislators and a minister clashed over the exportation of girls as laborers to foreign countries. Workers MPs Arinaitwe Rwakajara and Theopista ssentongo had raised the issue of mass exportation of Ugandan girls, with most of them mistreated by their employers. However, State Minister in charge of Labour, …