The Ministry of Kampala has reported progress on its 4-Year Project of development of the Greater Kampala Master Plan.
With support from JICA, the project focuses on urban spatial structure, transport and land use, environment, wetland, drainage and land use, electricity, water supply and solid waste management for future urban development, and local level detailed plans.
The ministry also reported progress in the Coordination of the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area Urban Development Program (GKMA-UDP).
“The Ministry with support from the World Bank embarked on the development of GKMA-UDP which focuses on mobility and accessibility; environment and resilience; job creation; and institutional strengthening for capacity enhancement in GKMA,” said Kyofatogabye Kabuye, State Minister for Kamp...
Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka blocks Parliament from allowing a private member to reintroduce the nullified bill on narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances control.
The bill reintroduced by Bugiri Municipality legislator Asuman Basalirwa who was seconded by MP Christopher Komakech, was opposed as Kiwanuka argues the government’s continued interest in the Act nullified for lack of quorum.
Earlier this month, Constitutional Court nullified the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) Act, 2015 which among others prohibited the sale and use of several narcotic and cannabis drugs in Uganda.
In a ruling delivered by Justice Muzamiru Mutangula Kibeedi, the court ruled that the manner in which the entire law was enacted was illegal and the only remedy was repealing it.
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Bryan White has finally spoken out on the allegations that facing a torrid time in Dubai after arrest.
The rumours of Brian White’s arrest was ignited by a local blogger who claimed that the socialite was detained by Al Qiyadah Dubai police. The blogger further alleged that Bryan White was uprooted from his hotel where had been residing over failure to foot his overwhelming bills.
However, the 40-year-old socialite who is known for making it rain, came out all guns blazing this morning via a live Facebook broadcast and dispelled the rumours.
In the live session, Brian revealed that the accusations are being made by his detractors, who are trying their best to drag him down.
All this comes at the back drop his planned mega-two day festival dubbed the ” Return of Brian White”
Probably one of Swangz Avenue’s most delicious and s#xy musician Winnie Nakanwagi popularly known as Winnie Nwagi has dropped a new massive banger for her fans just at the time when most of them had began demanding her to release more music.
Winnie Nwagi’s last project came just over 4 month ago, a song she did with renown dancehall general Vyper Rankings.
However despite the impressive numbers it garnered on social media, fans have been all over the self proclaimed fire baby to release more music.
Rightfully so, the mother of one listened to her fanbase and just over the weekend she dropped a new a banger called Katinanga, perhaps a way to quench her fan’s thirst.
MTN Uganda has extended support to
both the Catholic and Anglican Churches ahead of the annual Martyrs Day
celebrations that commemorate the lives of the 45 martyrs who were killed in the late
In a show of goodwill, MTN Uganda has donated UGX 20 million to the Jinja Catholic
Diocese and UGX 10 million to the Church of Uganda, to support their preparations
for this year's Martyrs Day celebrations. This follows a long-standing relationship
between MTN Uganda and both the Catholic and Anglican fraternities, where MTN
has extended support to their initiatives over the past years.
MTN Uganda| Media Release
The UGX 30 million donation to the Catholic Church and Church of Uganda will go
towards the preparations of the Martyrs' day celebrations at Namugongo.
Speaking at the handove...
The UN says the month-long war in Sudan has now forced close to a million people to flee their homes – most of them are displaced within the country.
Despite an agreement to protect civilians, both the army and the rival Rapid Support Forces have continued to fight in densely populated areas – especially in Khartoum.
Both the Sudanese army and the rival Rapid Support Forces or RSF are blaming each other for shots fired at a church on the outskirts of Khartoum that left a number of people injured.
Envoys of both sides are meant to be meeting in Jeddah to plan the withdrawal of the fighting forces from populated areas.
But that seems highly unlikely to happen given that the RSF is deeply entrenched in neighbourhoods across the capital.
The insecurity in Darfur is getting worse. In El Geneina...
The International Crimes Division of the High Court in Kampala has scheduled June 12th, 2023 to hear an application filed by Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana to halt their trial on terrorism-related charges.
In 2021, Ssewanyana and Ssegirinya, along with four others, were indicted on charges of terrorism, murder, and attempted murder in connection with the machete killings that occurred in the greater Masaka district. Over 20 people lost their lives, and many others were injured during the wave of attacks. While the group was committed to the International Crimes Division of the High Court, the MPs’ files were split, and one was committed for trial before the Masaka High Court due to additional murder charges against them.
On Monday, t...