Health Ministry to distribute mosquito nets

The fight against malaria is gaining momentum The Ministry of Health is set to give out over 21 million treated mosquito nets across the country. This comes as the country marks the world Mosquito net day on Friday this week. According to the Minister of State for Primary Health Care Sarah Opendi, the campaign will …

Gen. Aronda warns Tinyefuza

The army has hit back at Gen David Ssejusa saying he is out of order. This is after the General admitted in an interview with the Daily Monitor that he wrote to the Internal Security Organization highlighting Intelligence concerns about the likely consequences of what the public has dubbed the “Muhoozi project. In the letter, …

Government tasked on tourism

The Ministry of Finance was today put on the spot over the declining budget support to the tourism sector. Members of Parliament on the Trade and Tourism committee grilled the State Minister for Investment, Gabriel Ajedra over not including funds to marketing Uganda as a tourism destination. The committee’s vice chairman, John Ssimbwa notes that …

Shs 7Trillion to be spent on court compensations

Taxpayers may have to fork out about Shs 7 trillion over 60 years to pay for compensations as court awards to individuals. The chairman of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee, Stephen Tashobya says the justice sector is seeking for over 200 billion shillings to pay claims stemming from human rights violations and loss of …

Calm return to Mulago Hospital

Calm has been restored at Mulago hospital where nurses and midwives decided to lay down tools The nurses under training at the school of nursing stormed the hospital protesting the power shortage. The staff quarters have not had power for the last one year and efforts to have the matter addressed have fallen on deaf …