Obua apologises to the nation

Uganda Cranes player and Hearts forward David Obua has apologized to the nation, his coach and team over his unbecoming conduct during the weekend game. Obua threw a tantrum, pulling off his shirt and throwing it on the turf after being substituted during the Uganda Crane game against Guinea Bisau. Speaking during the Uganda Sports …

Ssebagala storms out of handover ceremony

The handover ceremony for the office of the Kampala Mayor was this morning dramatic, with the outgoing mayor Alhajji Nasser Ntege Sssegala accused of holding on to some assets. Ssebaggala was handing over to the KCC Executive Director Jennipher Musisi and the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago. Trouble however ensued after Ssebagala was asked to handover …

Ministers being sworn in

The swearing in of new ministers is on going at┬áStatehouse Entebbe. First to be sworn in were the Vice President Edward Ssekandi and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Others are the three deputy prime ministers including, Eriya Kategaya, Henry Muganwa Kajura and Moses Ali. Also sworn in are Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka, State minister of finance …

State of the Nation Address set for tomorrow

The State of the Nation address that was earlier scheduled for today will take place tomorrow at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The State of the Nation Address is held at the annual opening of a new session of Parliament, with the President’s speech focusing on the current political and socio-economic state of the nation. However, …

New Ministers take office today

New ministerial appointees are expected to be sworn in today. The 71 ministers were vetted and approved by the Appointments committee of Parliament last week. They will take their oaths at State House, Entebbe. Four out of the 75 ministers vetted are reportedly not on the confirmed list of ministers to be sworn in. Among …