Muhwezi, Kamugisha cleared, Mukula to take stand over GAVI Funds

The Anti Corruption Court has cleared two of the health ministers of any wrong doing in a case in which they were accused of embezzling 1.6 billion shillings from the Global Alliance for vaccine and immunization meant for fighting HIV/ AIDS, malaria and Tuberculosis. The three including Alex Kamigisha, Jim Muhwezi and Mike Mukula were …

IGG Mulyagonja speaks out

The newly sworn in inspector General of Government, Irene Mulyagonja says the inspectorate will continue to be crippled until it is fully constituted. Addressing the media this morning, Mulyagonja said that many corruption cases continue to be tried by the Director of Public Prosecutions without much input from the inspectorate because some positions are still …

Cardinal Wamala speaks in teachers’ support

Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala has added voice to those asking government to urgently address the concerns of the teachers before the situation runs out of control. The cardinal blames the low quality of education in public schools on the poor remuneration of the teachers. He says at 270,000 shillings; the teachers’ pay is the lowest compared …

Nelson Mandela Day marked

The South African High Commission has today partnered with local organizations to engage in community work in commemoration of the Nelson Mandela day. The South African High Commissioner to Uganda John Qwelane led the delegation, which included legislators and business people, who volunteered in cleaning up of Wandegeya primary school. The exercise involved cleaning up …

NRM heads to Court over Bukoto South

The Ruling National Resistance Movement is challenging the results from yesterdays by election in Bukoto South Constituency. Democratic Party’s Mathias Nsubuga was declared winner of the hotly contested race against his closest challenger; the NRM’s Alintuma Nsambu. Nsubuga won the parliamentary race by a margin of 1,400. However, the NRM electoral commission deputy chairperson Prof. …