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Mps snub Museveni meeting over Article 102 b

A section of MPs opposed to the amendment of Article 102 b of the Constitution have declined to meet president Museveni. The interface by the Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is scheduled for this afternoon, to seek the president’s take on the bill presented by Igara West MpRaphael Magyezi. Meanwhile some of the Committee …

Rotary’s mission green project to fight cancers

By Shamim Nateebwa The Rotary District Governor for Uganda and Tanzania (9211), Mr. Kenneth Mugisha has underscored the need to intensify tree planting efforts as one of the ways to prevent some Non Communicable Diseases like Cancer. “Cancer is the biggest killer disease in Uganda but most people do not know that deforestation and climate …

Government to import doctors from Cuba

By Emma Ainebyoona Government is considering plans by the health ministry to import 200 medical doctors from Cuba The proposal mooted at the height of the doctors’ industrial action also includes plans to hire retired Ugandan medical professors to plug man power gaps in the health sector. Cabinet has now constituted an adhoc committee chaired …

11 people from two families perish in accident

By Sadat Mbogo 11 people from two families have perished in an accident that occurred last night at Bboza trading center in Mpigi town council along Mpigi – Butambala road which is under construction. Joseph Musana, the Katonga region police spokesperson says the accident claimed lives of six people from the same family who were …

Ugandan troops receive grand sendoff

The Battle Group XX of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces has been praised by the African Union Mission in Somalia, at a sendoff ceremony held in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Simon Mulongo, the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of AMISOM commended the outgoing troops, saying there is higher no higher price than offering one’s …