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MPs probe fighter jets money

Members of the parliamentary committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises are seeking answers regarding the controversial shs1.7 trillion fighter jets. They plan to meet president Yoweri Museveni for a briefing on the matter. This is after the Central Bank Governor Tumusiime Mutebile failed to brief MPs on the memorandum of understanding that the …

Activists attack YUASA car bond

The Police remain heavily deployed at YUASA car bond where members of civil society held a demonstration this morning. Led by Action AID and FIDA, activists carrying placards demanded that the management of YUASA produces the Asian suspects accused of gang rape so they can be brought to justice. The group also came along with …

CAA launches 20 year master plan

Entebbe airport

The Civil Aviation Authority has launched a 20 year master plan. This will Entebbe International Airport and other airstrips across the country improved. Some of the changes will include improvement in passenger handling capacity as well as face lifting of Kasese, Arua and Gulu air strips. Speaking at the launch, the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi …

Human Rights Watch pins government on graft

A new report by the Human Rights Watch points to laxity by government in the fight against graft. The report released this morning shows failure by government to hold senior officials implicated in the theft and diversion of public funds accountable. The report, titled ‘Letting the Big Fish Swim; Failure to prosecute High Level Corruption …

Uganda to reap from Solar Eclipse

Preparations are in high gear to harness from the total solar eclipse. The rare hybrid eclipse to be witnessed on the 3rd of November at 4:15 pm will see the moon cover the sun causing total darkness on the surface of the earth. With Uganda identified as the best location in the world to view …