Many workers believe that Labour Day is reserved for the so-called highly skilled professional workers. A coffin maker like Brian Luwaga says that he only knows his labour is appreciated if a client is happy.
Uganda is exploring a new pipeline option to transport its crude oil to a separate port at Lamu in Kenya, according to an official in the Ministry of Energy. The new option is boosted by the prospect of establishing a separate port from the presently congested Mombasa Port.
Margaret Rwabushaija, the UNATU chairperson, says that teachers have little reason to celebrate Labour Day and mark it out of obligation. She says government has to motivate teachers if the Skilling Uganda project is to succeed.
While addressing more than 80 substantial clan heads Odur said he was ready to quit the leadership of the lango cultural institution but asked for between one and two years to prepare to vacate office.
Students are flocking the Indian Educational Expo in Kampala with hopes of securing University places in some of Indiaâ€™s prestigious Universities. Already, India is set to develop an educational hub in Uganda to serve the rest of East Africa.
Uganda Police is once again at the centre of allegations of human rights abuse. Two police officers in Mubende have been arrested for torturing a woman who police believed was shielding a wanted traditional healer.