Museveni catches Rubaga cathedral off guard

The organizers of the Symposium of the Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) were on Sunday caught off guard by President Yoweri Museveni’s early arrival at Rubaga cathedral.The president arrived at Rubaga at around 8:40am ahead of the 10:00am mass and more than an early early....

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19 youth collapse during Soroti LDU training

At least 19 youths were admitted at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital after collapsing during the Local Defense Unit-LDU recruitment exercise at Soroti sports ground on Sunday. The youths collapsed during the four kilometer run to test their physical fitness. Those admitted include Celina Ageto, from...

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Several youths conned off sums of money in Hoima LDU recruitment

 A number of unsuspecting youths from Hoima, Buliisa and Kikuube districts intending to be recruited to serve in the Local Defense Units-LDUs have lost unspecified sums of money to conmen.      The youths pitched camp on Friday Morning at Hoima Boma grounds awaiting screening by the Uganda Peoples...

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HIV eliminated from DNA

Researchers have for the first time eliminated replication-competent HIV-1 DNA — the virus responsible for AIDS — from the genomes of living animals. Genomes are complete DNA sets of an organism, including genes. The study marks a critical step toward the development of a possible cure for human...

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Museveni: Government to install tracking devices in cars, bodas

President Museveni Thursday said government is planning to install electronic tracking devices in vehicles and motorcycles to be able to identify them in case issues such as accidents and crime arise. He said the measure would not invade privacy but help to follow up easily and combat crime. The President...

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Don’t Use The Internet to Spread Hatred – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has warned against using the internet to spread lies and hatred, adding that offenders should face the law. Museveni was referring to recent charges of ‘Annoying the President’ that were slapped on former New Vision journalist turned evangelist Joseph Kabuleta. Last...

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Gov’t to set up Sh61bn employee management system

Government has awarded a contract to build an integrated system for civil servants to a consortium of three companies. Sybyl Limited (Uganda), hSenid Business Solutions PVT Ltd from India and Sybyl Kenya Limited will design, supply and help government implement the Integrated Government Human Capital...

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3 dfcu bank officials grilled over theft of client deposits

Three dfcu bank officials have appeared at the Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) in connection to the theft of unspecified among of customers' deposits.CID spokesperson, Charles Twine confirmed that the three officials whose names he didn’t disclose were indeed interrogated on Tuesday following...

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Breaking: Former inspector general of Uganda police dead

The Former Inspector General of Uganda Police Force  John Kisembo has today evening been reported to have died. Family sources say the IGP Emeritus passed on at Platinum Hospital in Kampala on Thursday. Police is yet to issue an official statement on the matter, however Police Chief Political...

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Kagame’s New Ambassadors Speak To Impending Gov’t Reshuffle

On Monday night, President Paul Kagame made changes to his diplomatic team – sending one of his key military commanders to Tanzania, an indication of how much the large neighbor to the East means to Rwanda. Maj Gen Charles Karamba, who has been the Air Force Chief of Staff, is the new High Commissioner...

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