Politics

COSASE members warned on corruption

By URN Members of the Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) have been cautioned against corruption as the committee started its...

Ministry of works moves to implement Nabbanja’s directive

By URN The Ministry of Works has obeyed Prime Minister Robinnah Nabbanja's order and started construction of the road leading to her home in Bataka...

Kakooza elected EALA MP

By URN Former Kabula County MP, James Kakooza has been elected to represent Uganda in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). On Monday, 183 MPs voted...

I am alive and well, Oulanyah

By URN The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he is alive and well despite reports that he has been unwell.Oulanyah returned from...

Speaker tasks health committee on status of health facilities

By URN The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has tasked the House Committee on Health to carry out field visits to government health facilities...

MPs question speaker Oulanyah’s absence

By URN A section of legislators expressed concern that it would be prudent if the House was formally notified about the Speaker’s absence. However the...

Education

UMSC, Ministry of Education clash over promotions, appointments

By URN The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has resurrected its longtime complaint against the Ministry of Education and Education Service Commission in particular for...

Gulu university gets Shs 1.1Bn grant for research

By URN Gulu University has secured a research grant of Shs 1.1 billion for value addition to Borassus Aethiopum Mart fruit locally known as ‘’Tugu’’...

UNEB withholds results of 2,220 candidates

By URN The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has withheld Primary Leaving Examination results for 2,220 candidates for alleged malpractices.According to UNEB, some members of...

Sports

Uganda weightlifter returns home

By WITNESS EDITORIAL Julius Ssekitoleko, on Friday morning returned to the country from Japan aboard Qatar Airways. Ssekitoleko made news last week on Friday when...

Kitara relegated after 4-0 loss to Express FC

A brace from on-form forward Erick Kambale and a goal each from left back Arthur Kiggundu and substitute Frank Kalanda handed Express FC a 4-0...

Super League is dead, admits Agnelli

Breakaway European Super League founder and Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli said on Wednesday that the league can longer go ahead after six English clubs withdrew....

Lifestyle

Generation Equality: “Girls who believe in themselves become visionary leaders”

Young women and men, boys and girls are at the heart of the UN Women-led global campaign Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal...

Women stand-up comedians in Zimbabwe talk about sex – and the patriarchy

Amanda Källstig, University of Manchester In 2019, Zimbabwean comedy made international news when comedian Samantha Kureya, known on stage as Gonyeti, was abducted and tortured...

Harry and Meghan speak out about royal family split in interview

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have spoken about the struggles of living in the royal family in a highly-anticipated interview with US television personality...