Presidential Advisor Catherine Kusasira was left shocked after her boss, President Museveni chased her off stage.
During President Museveni’s recent public appearance in Masaka, Kusasira was given an audience. She then told the President how she’s grateful to him for appointing her a presidential advisor.
However she’s disgruntled that she can’t access him whenever she wants to despite her position. Museveni replied by informing her how she will get audience with him in June.
Kusasira then informed the President of how with his help she’s managed to provide employment for over 30,000 youths.
As she was still addressing him, Museveni informed to stop there and then and give the less privileged chance to speak to him.
He informed her and the public that she’s a rich woman and the chance shou...
South Africa-based Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan recently opened up about her wedding with Shakib Lutaaya, shedding light on the bride price gift she received.
Taking to social media, Zari expressed her gratitude for the blessings in her life and emphasized her desire to strengthen her faith as a Muslim. She revealed that, instead of material possessions, she requested a Quran from her husband as her preferred bride price.
“I have been fortunate to have everything I’ve ever wanted in this world. God has bestowed upon me a beautiful life, my children are thriving, and my business is flourishing. For me, the only thing I asked of my husband was a Quran, as I am dedicated to deepening my faith. I am a Muslim as well, and he was pleasantly surprised to learn that. Consequently, he presented me...
The next president of Africa’s largest democracy, Nigeria, is due to be sworn in today.
Bola Tinubu, 71, won February’s election with a promise to renew hope – but he faces tough economic and security challenges.
He will take over from two-term President Muhammadu Buhari amid a high inflation rate, record debt levels and increasing cases of kidnap-for-ransom.
Mr Tinubu’s victory is being challenged in court by his two closest rivals.
They say the outcome was manipulated.
But the outgoing president, who did not run in the election after eight years in power, said the results were “credible” and the vote was “fair and transparent”.
Dignitaries from across the continent, including South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, are expected at the swearing-in ceremony in the capital, Abuja, reflect...
Over 295 have graduated at St Francis school of health sciences on Mukono namataba among the graduadands have been doing the following fields
Nursing, lab, clinical medicine among others
The Bishop of Lugazi Diocese, Emeritus Dr. Mathias Ssekamanya has asked the graduates at St. Francis School of Health Sciences to always work hard in their careers if they want to reach greater heights.
He made the remarks during the 7th graduation ceremony at at the institute where 295 students graduated in various health disciplines.
He asked the graduates to be kind to their patients as it is a step to their recovery and do away with corruption since their service is a calling from God.
“Always be kind to patients cause that alone can heal them. Have the spirit of love, kindness towards patients as y...
The Minister of State for Industry, David Bahati has told parliament that Uganda is negotiating with the Algerian government as an alternative market for the country’s milk.
He made the revelation during the Wednesday plenary sitting following a matter of national importance raised by Nyabusozi County MP Wilson Kajwenjye.
This follows a reduction in issuing of export permits to Uganda’s powdered milk by the Kenyan government.
Bahati said that government is now in advanced stages of engaging Algeria and it is about to sign an agreement where Algeria is going to take quite a sizeable amount of litres of milk.
He said that finding alternative markets and taking advantage of the African Continental Free Trade area will resolve the issue.
Bahati added that President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and h...
Over 50-foot pilgrims from Isingiro District under Mbarara Catholic Archdiocese have pitched camp in Nkozi Sub County, Mpigi District, eagerly waiting for a pathway to be established across the damaged River Katonga bridge on the Masaka-Kampala highway.
The group, consisting of children and women, started their pilgrimage on Wednesday to the Namugongo shrines in commemoration of the Uganda Martyrs Day observed on June 3rd each year. After traveling over 220 kilometers, their progress came to a halt as a result of the closure of the Masaka-Kampala highway due to the recent bridge collapse.
Despite warnings from the police and the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to use alternative routes, the determined foot pilgrims persisted in their journey towards the Kampala-Masaka highway until ...
President Museveni has asked the Kenyan government to handover to Uganda, Turkana warriors accused of killing three Ugandan journalists and two UPDF soldiers in Karamoja last year.
“The killers of the geologists must be handed to us for trial for murder. The guns were handed back to the government of Uganda but not the killers,”Museveni said.
The request was contained in an 18-paged executive order by the president .
In March last year, suspected Turkana warriors from Kenya shot dead three geologists from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development and two UPDF soldiers who were guarding them in an incident that happened at Kubebe area, Lokisilei Parish in Lotisan Subcounty Moroto District.
The geologists were on mineral mapping exercise in the area when they were attacked by the warr...
Government has tabled before parliament a loan request worth Shs 2.26 trillion (about $608.66 million) to upgrade roads in Greater Kampala.
David Bahati, the minister of state for Trade tabled the loan request during a plenary sitting on Wednesday. The loan is being sought from the World Bank and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) to finance the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area Urban Development Programme.
Once accessed, the finances will aid the improvement of road infrastructure within Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono and Mpigi, including the municipalities of Entebbe, Kira, Makindye-Ssabagabo, Nansana and Mukono.
Through the program, government seeks to address challenges of flooding, traffic congestion, un-signalized junctions and poor road infrastructure among others.
The program also se...
Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa has blamed the current expired courses crisis on misuse of strong words and directed National Council for Higher Education to declassify ‘expired’ courses as “under review”.
While presiding over plenary on Wednesday, 24 May 2023, the Deputy Speaker also challenged the Ministry of Education and Sports on its programme accreditation and review policy.
"Sometimes we love using string words without knowing the impact they can have. Why use the word expired? Hon. Muyingo you need to write to the National Council for Higher Education so that these programs are marked as programs under review." The Deputy Speaker ordered— noting that the word expired is being used unnecessarily.
"When you say a bachelor's degree's curriculum is reviewed every after five years, when y...
The Directorate of Crime Intelligence in coordination with Iganga Police, on the 19.05.2023, tracked down and recovered Ssekajugo Augustine, a 22-year-old, second year student of Dental Surgery at Makerere University, from his hide out in Butama village, Nakalama parish in Iganga district.
After an exhaustive search for him, the Police concluded that Ssekajugo, made up the whole story, which impacted negatively those, who sacrificed their time and resources to help him.
The victim, turned suspect, disappeared on the 2.05.2023, from his hostel room, leaving all his phones behind to purposely cut off all communication and contact with his relatives. It was established that he staged the kidnap, after he spent his tuition fees, in sports betting scheme.
He decided to disappear from his relati...