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PWDs calls for active involvement in oil and gas sector

Persons with Disabilities-PWDs are demanding active engagement and participation in the Oil and gas sector.  They argue that while different groups have been engaged, the government and oil companies have not taken any initiative to support persons with disabilities to tap into opportunities in the oil and gas sector.

Currently, the government and oil companies are implementing several Infrastructure and environmental social Impact studies in preparation for the first barrel of oil expected by 2022. Part of the ongoing works includes the construction of an airport in Buseruka, studies on the East African Crude Export Pipeline, construction of the oil refinery and development of oil roads.

Museveni meets WHO chief , reassured on Ebola control

President Yoweri Museveni has met World Health Organization (WHO) Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus who is in the country to assess the response to the current Ebola outbreak in Kasese District, Western Uganda.

Dr. Tedros made a stopover in Uganda while on his way from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where he visited the Ebola hotspots, Butembo and Katwa. This is his third visit to Uganda since the Ebola outbreak was declared in August 2018 in DRC.

Fallen Rwenzururu Queen mother was an icon of peace —Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has described the deceased Rwenzururu Queen Mother Christine Biira Mukirania as an icon peace who worked tirelessly for the stability of the Rwenzori region.

Mukirania succumbed to hypertension and diabetes on Tuesday at Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese town.

Police CID boss Grace Akullo takes over BoU procurement investigation

The Police Criminal Investigations Director Grace Akullo has taken control of investigations on a procurement scandal involving top officials in the Central Bank.

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said Akullo has been assigned to ensure that the investigation is thoroughly conducted to leave no stone unturned. He did not divulge details on the scandal but hinted that several workers within the Bank of Uganda, and the Customs department at Entebbe International Airport have already been interrogated.

Entrepreneur ‘Yusuf Mutyaba’ proposes to his girlfriend

Yusuf 27 , proposed to his girlfriend (name withheld) at a private function in Kampala , Serena Hotel pool side.

The Kats Financial services CEO Yusuf Mutyaba 27, went down on one knee at Serena Hotel Pool Side in Kampala to propose to his longtime girlfriend, on June 15, 2019. 

Why Museveni isn’t the right choice for Uganda in 2021 – Kyotera Youth on president Museveni’s candidature

Not many years ago when President Museveni was hosted by journalist Camara, he frankly said that if African countries want active leaders should be below 75 years.

This statement do make sense more especially to the young nations like Uganda where majority of the population are youth between 15-35 years.

Dr Kiyingi buys off DP/People Power agents , sets prize on Uganda’s presidency

President Museveni’s most diaspora critique a Uganda Cardiologist based in Australia Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi boosted his Uganda presidential bid in 2021 to oust president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni from power just after a couple of weeks he had announced a fresh Presidential Struggle in an audio played during the DP Block Busoga Reunion at Kakindu Studiam in Jinja on 29th May 2019.

Dr. Kiyingi the chairman of Uganda Federal Democratic Organisation (UFDO) has recruited a number of People Power coordinators, NRM ,DP die hard, and FDC mobilisers a cross the country in his newly boosted do or die campaign to defeat president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

NRM’s Ssewava mourns Tamale Mirundi’s daughter, calls for a quick report from Mengo Hospital

The National NRM Youth Coordinator Eng. Ssewava Mukasa Joseph mourns the daughter of the former president Museveni’s press secretary a veteran journalist ‘Tamale Mirundi’ as Ssewava calls for a quick medical report explaining the circumstances over the unbearable news surrounding the death of the young lady.

Sad: Tamale Mirundi’s daughter dies while giving birth at Mengo Hospital

Former president press secretary a veteran journalist Tamale Mirundi’s daughter, Monica Namatovu has passed on while giving birth at Mengo Hospital.

Mirundi Namatovu is Tamale Mirundi’s mother thus, the veteran journalist gave his mother’s name to his daughter to show love to his mother.

Why Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba is the likely next Uganda President after Y K. Museveni

Lieutenant General Muhoozi Keinerugaba was born on 24th April 1974 in Dar es salaam Tanzania during Idi Amin Ddaada regime. Keinerugaba is the first son of Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (74) who has ruled Uganda since 1986, and Janate Museveni. Keinerugaba attended schools in Tanzania, he went to Mount Kenya Academy in Nyeri and to Sweden. When his father captured power in 1986 he attended Kampala Parents Primary school, Kings College Buddo shortly and after to St. Mary’s Kisubi. He graduated in 1994.

King Mumbere cancels Queen Mother’s burial trip

On Tuesday 11th June, 2019, at exactly midday, my dearest mother, Biira Christine Mukirania breathed her last. My mother has been battling with Diabetes. Since December last year, I have been under the the emotional trauma of watching my mother waste away gradually in pain. Medical diagnosis revealed that the vessels carrying blood to the legs had significantly narrowed hence making the passage of blood hard. I have watched my mother go through a series of amputations from the toes to the thigh. Every time she went to the theatre, my heart coiled in deep pain.

Top DP/People Power Women that will give NRM headache come 2021 elections

Come 2021 parliamentary and general elections Ugandans shall go to polls to vote for their preferred candidates in various elective posts being competed for by various political parties and independent candidates among which has become competitive the women positions. DP women leaders are poised to defeat NRM members come 2021

Bobi Wine former Political opponent ‘Apollo Kantinti’ ill, in a critical condition

The former Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Apollo Kantinti has been hospitalised in a critical condition, Whisper Eye  exclusively reports.

The former FDC lawmaker, who fell ill last week is reportedly admitted at a private hospital in Kampala.

Our sources confirmed that the former MP fell ill amidst deteriorating financial situation ever since he lost elections to Bobi Wine in 2017 .

Fufa President Magogo sets AFCON target for Cranes

The President of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA), Moses Hassim Magogo has said if the Cranes don’t make it out of the group stages at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), it will be termed a failure.

Speaking to URN in an exclusive interview in his office in Mengo on Wednesday, Magogo said they have made the targets known to the head coach Sebastien Desabre and the players.

Ebola Fight: EU donates Shs 14bn to Uganda and South Sudan

he European Union has announced an emergency funding of 3.5 million Euros (Shs 14bn) to strengthen rapid detection and reaction to Ebola cases in Uganda and South Sudan.     

Emmanuel Davies Gyezaho, the press and information officer, European Union Delegation to Uganda, says that out of released funds, 2.5 million euros (about Shs 10.7 billion) is for Uganda and 1 million euros (about Shs 4 billion) for South Sudan.

Ebola suspected victim tests negative in Kisoro, Uganda

A five-year-old girl who’d been confined at the Bunagana border in Kisoro district has tested negative to Ebola virus disease.  

The girl was among a group of 51 refugees who arrived at Bunagana border on Tuesday night from Itungo village, North Kivu province of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. They were reportedly crossing to Nyakabande Transit Centre in Kisoro district when they were intercepted.