Social citizens grant extended to 40 districts

The Government of Uganda promises to extend the senior citizens grant scheme where older persons are given a monthly stipend of 25000 shillings to 40 new districts by the end of 5 years.

Africa loses over $100 billion due to discrimination against women

A new report indicates that economic and social discrimination against women is costing Africa more than $100 billion a year.

Activists demand for an audit of land ownership in the country

Human rights actors propose that government conducts a special inquiry into land ownership of land in the country before making amendments in the land law.

Govt to give Micho 50 million bonus

Government offers to pay the coach of the national football team Micho Sredojovi a bonus of 50 million shillings for leading the Cranes to the Africa Cup of Nations Finals.

Address unemployment & health to attain middle income status- Youth

Youth led civil society actors say failure by government to address youth unemployment and providing proper health care could be a big setback to government’s aim of attaining the middle income status.