Nodding Disease: MPs want top health official fired

A group of members of parliament have called for the removal of the minister of health and her Permanent Secretary from office over mismanagement of the Nodding syndrome in Northern Uganda. The MPs have threatened to initiate a censure motion against the minister of health Ruth Aceng for what they

Continental meet calls for commitment to integration

A meeting of Senior Policy Makers, private sector, international organizations, academia and civil society, from around the continent agrees to push for the harmonisaed governance systems in Africa. Hosted by Bank of Uganda and the the African Economic Research Consortium in Kampala, the 2-day meeting centred on the theme: Rethinking

Former Safaricom boss: Telecoms shall take over financial sector

Banking institutions are warned that they are likely to lose more of their customers to mobile money services due to overcharging and intense bureaucracy in the banking sector. Michael Joseph the founder of Kenyan telephony, Safaricom notes that banks have not recognized the need to operate at relative low interests

The cost of accidents in Uganda stands at 4.4 trillion

A new UN report says that the cost of road accidents in Uganda is now estimated at 4.4 trillion shillings which represents about 5% of Uganda’s gross domestic product.

Justice Mukiibi, Elubu & Okalany to try Jamil Mukulu

A Panel instituted to try Rebel Leader of the Allied Democratic Forces Jamil Mukulu, has been named.