East Africa National Politics

Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi finally approved.

The parliament appointments committee chaired by the speaker Rebecca Kadaga has finally today approved the designate appointed deputy Attorney general Jackson Kafuuzi who doubles as Kyaka south MP in Kyegegwa district. Kafuuzi first appeared in the same committee on 3rd January but his appointment was not approved as he lacked a number of documents as required. […]

East Africa Environment International National Natural

Locusts in East Africa: UN calls for immediate aid.

United Nation (UN) Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called for international intervention/aid to “avert any threats to food security, livelihoods, malnutrition”. It requires 10 m U.S dollars. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are struggling with “unprecedented” and “devastating” swarms of the food-eating locusts, the FAO has said, fearing locust numbers could grow 500 times by […]

Crime East Africa National

Late Nebanda’s family responds to Hon Nantaba’s murder allegations.

The family of former Butaleja district woman Member of Parliament late Cerinah Nebanda dismisses claims by Kayunga district Woman member of Parliament Aidah Nantaba that the family knows people who want to kill her. On Tuesday while speaking on the floor of parliament, Nantaba also former State minister for ICT and National guidance alleged that she received […]

Business East Africa National Security

Ugandan Traders to demonstrate over delayed compensation of goods lost in South Sudan.

Ugandan Traders who lost goods and money in South Sudan in partnership with Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) are set to organize a peaceful demonstration over non-payment of money for supplies and contracts performed in South Sudan. KACITA Spokesperson Issa Sekitto says that several understandings have been reached between the two states to have payments but […]

East Africa National Politics Security

Rwanda-Uganda standoff is a sensitive issue – Uganda.

Government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa on Tuesday Jan 21,2020 asked parliament to let government conclude the ongoing talks between the Ugandan government and its counterpart in Rwanda, prompting Parliament to respond with an order. This was after the Rukungiri municipality legislator Roland Mugume raised a matter of national importance in which commented about the continued […]