Yearly Archives: 2021

ICT Minister Decries Lack of Funding For UBC, National Guidance Directorate

The Minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and National guidance Judith Nabakooba has decried a lack of funding for national guidance and Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC).   The minister made remarks while meeting the Parliamentary ICT Committee. She noted that the Directorate of Information and National guidance cannot be un-funded, because they are the gist of…

UNBS Employees Cautioned Against Corruption, Unauthorized Releases

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has cautioned clearing agents and consolidators against unauthorised releases and corruption tendencies, which frustrate UNBS efforts of curbing substandard imports on the market. The remarks were made by the UNBS Imports Inspection Manager, Mr Martin Imalingat, during a sensitization meeting with clearing agents and consolidators held at the Entebbe International Airport. “A good number of clearing…

Two Years Later; Government Yet To Punish BoU Officials Over Irregular Closure of Seven Commercial Banks

The government of Uganda has not yet taken punitive action against Bank of Uganda (BoU) officials for the closure of seven commercial banks two years after the recommendation was made by Parliament. In 2019, Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) recommended that senior BoU officials be individually held responsible for the…

Kawempe North MP-elect Mohammed Ssegirinya Rushed To Nairobi For Better Treatment

Kawempe North Member of Parliament-elect Mohammed Ssegirinya alias Mr Update has been rushed to Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, for further treatment. Ssegirinya had been initially admitted at the Doctors hospital in Sseguku with ear and abdominal complications following his release from Kitalya prison on a cash bail of shs. 3 million. This website now understands…

‘Go Slaughter Them’- FDC Endorses Ssemujju Nganda For Speaker Of Parliament Race

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has fully endorsed Kira Municipality legislator Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda in the Speakership race for the 11th Parliament. The announcement was made by the Party Chairman Amb. Waswa Birigwa. He noted that the decision was reached through the party’s top organs, the working committee, the Parliamentary caucus and the National…

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