General Tumwine described the late as a true patriot whose actions and role in the war will still live. He says Kifulugunyus blood pumping-songs were used to empower the young soldiers moments when their morale would seem low. The nick name Kifulugunyu was acquired because of his comic stance.
The Chairman of the National Organisation of Trade Unions NOTU Wilson Usher Owere has told the ministerial committee set up to lure medical workers into calling off their industrial action that he is happy because government has been squeezed by workers.
Kiira Road Police is holding over 50 suspects waiting to appear in court when the prosecutors stop their strike. Sophie Nalongo, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department, says many suspects have been released on bond.
The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth-Oboth, the West Budama South MP, had given ULS another to appear following its failure to honor the first appointment on November 1, 2017. Gimara asked the Committee then to allow him to consult the ULS membership on the matter.
Immaculate Mandela, the acting Kabale District Health Officer, says most of the health center IIIs and IVs in the district have run out of the Aluvia drug. She says although the drug is available in private pharmacies most of the people living with HIV/Aids cant afford it because they are impoverished
The military in Zimbabwe has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest in the capital Harare as the situation turns into a coup. South African President Jacob Zuma is said to have spoken with President Mugabe on phone who told him he was fine but under restriction at his home.
The meeting according to sources, discussed modalities of implementing the memorandum of understanding on joint cooperation for improvement of ports, Lake Victoria inland waterways and railway transport services.
The chairman of the forum, retired judge James Ogoola told Uganda Radio Network in a telephone interview that they were unable to appear before the committee because the elders had not convened to come up with an opinion on the Bill.
The Attorney General, William Byaruhanga also told the leadership of Uganda Medical Association-UMA that the mandate to negotiate with government lies with trade unions as provided for in the 2008 Labour Union Act.
The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union, an independent entity working to safeguard the professional, social and organizational interests of nurses and midwives has written to court this morning demanding that it be expunged from the list of petitioners in the application.
Dr. Nathan Onyachi, the Director Masaka Hospital, says the withdrawal of the intern doctors has worsened the situation. According to Dr. Onyachi they pleaded with the intern doctors not to withdraw their support in vain.
The European Union has criticised the visit of President Omar Al-Bashir to Uganda, a State party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court ICC. The Sudanese leader yesterday concluded a two-day working visit to Uganda at the invitation of his counterpart, President Yoweri Museveni. Museveni and his guest looked at ease, holding talks in Entebbe State House and then visiting Musevenis farm in Gomba District, some 136kms outside Kampala