Ensure value for money at Karuma, Wadri

People behind the Karuma dam construction need to ensure value for money. This is advice from the chairman public accounts committee of parliament after  president Yoweri Museveni launched the ground breaking of the 600 Megawatt dam construction project today. Kassiano Wadri says he has a number of reservations over the project citing the reported lack …

Karuma Hydro power project launched

Consumptive economies cannot fast track development in a country. President Yoweri Museveni says Uganda continues to lag behind due to focus on consumptive budgeting in the short run limiting funds towards economic development. Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony forthe 600 MW Karuma Hydro power plant, President Museveni said government has been able to cut …

One killed in foiled bus robbery

A suspected robber has been killed by a mob. The unidentified man is part of the six who were part of a botched plan to rob bus passengers. The group turned against the passengers at Nakirembe Mpigi and threatened them with toy guns. The passengers aboard an SM Coach bus however fought them back killing …

Nyakaana blames Musisi for city mess

More witnesses are blaming the current mess at Kampala Capital City Authority on the executive director Jennifer Musisi. The latest accusations are from the central division mayor Godfrey Nyakaana who appeared before the tribunal hearing a petition by 17 councilors seeking to censure the lord mayor. Nyakaana has told the tribunal that Musisi came in …

Nambooze threatens to demonstrate, boycott youth celebrations

The police are heavily deployed in Mukono as celebrations for the International Youth day get underway. This is after a group of residents of Mukono municipality threatened to demonstrate over the death of two youth who were allegedly gunned down last week. The area Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze says they will line up along …