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Fight against terror taken to schools

The police are taking the fight against terrorism to schools. All schools in Kampala will be required to establish check points at their entrances with security equipment. Parents will also be subjected to thorough checking before getting into schools. In the same vein, teachers have been asked to pass on vigilance messages to pupils and …

”Big Fish” hard to catch, Lokodo

Ethics Minister Fr. Simon Lokodo

Getting the big fish in the fight against corruption is not easy. This admission has been made by the Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo a day after a survey carried out by Human Rights Watch, accused government of failing to punish high senior ranking government officials involved in abuse of public funds . Addressing journalists at …

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 …