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Govt warns officers on importing motorbikes

Uganda, July 26 -- The Ministry of Finance has said any government accounting officer who continues to import motorcycles for ministries, departments and agencies will face disciplinary action for vio... Read More


African drug authorities warm up to Prof Ogwang

Uganda, July 24 -- Jena Herbals Ltd, the company manufacturing Covidex, a herbal drug used as a supportive treatment for Covid-19, says the drug authorities of a number of African countries have start... Read More


Govt, Japan launch man hunt for runaway Ssekitoleko

Uganda, July 20 -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has engaged the Government of Japan in the hunt for Julius Ssekitoleko and have the weightlifter returned home. Ssekitoleko, who arrived in Japan wi... Read More


Options for PLE candidates

Uganda, July 18 -- The Ministry of Education and Sports has advised pupils who sat for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) last year to pursue skills-based career training in community polytechnic scho... Read More


Norway donates 285,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines

Uganda, July 16 -- The Norwegian government has donated 285,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Uganda as part of its global efforts to ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines in Africa and d... Read More


Shs15b was lost through cyber fraud last year

Uganda, July 15 -- The National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) has said a total of Shs15b was lost last year through cyber fraud. The fraud, according to NITA-U mostly targeted mobile mone... Read More


Govt to build lake in Karamoja

Uganda, July 14 -- The outgoing Minister for Karamoja Affairs, Mr John Byabagambi, yesterday said government is in advanced stages of constructing a 10,000 square hectares lake for Karamoja Sub-region... Read More


Three held over fake Covidex drug

Uganda, July 10 -- The National Drug Authority (NDA), in conjunction with the police, have arrested three people from different parts of Kampala, who have allegedly been manufacturing and distributing... Read More


Truck drivers warned against prostitutes, transporting passengers

Uganda, July 7 -- The Uganda Professional Drivers' Network (UPDN) has warned cross-border truck drivers and long distance motorists to stop carrying passengers to avoid transmission of Covid-19 as it ... Read More


Covid infections decline in Kampala

Uganda, July 2 -- Kampala Capital City Authority has said the number of cases of people contracting the coronavirus has declined. Mr Dennis Wasswa, the KCCA Covid-19 surveillance, monitoring and eval... Read More