It follows a ban on Facebook imposed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni in January 2021, after the social media giant deleted accounts operated by government officials on grounds of seeking to manipulate public debate prior to general polls.
Led by Joyce Bagala Ntwatwa, the Mityana District Woman Representative and Shadow Minister for Information and Anti-Corruption, the opposition lawmakers have strongly opposed President Yoweri Museveni's directive.
In the memoir titled "Why Fireflies Glow," Professor Edward Rugumayo shares his personal account as an active participant in Uganda's troubled political history. He evaluates the different administrations that the people of Uganda have witnessed over a period of 61 years. “...In Uganda however, the ideology is individual loyalty and eating, which means corruption,” Rugumayo says. He adds that lurking behind the scenes of this eating ideology is the imperialism tail which is always wagging the neo-colonial dog.
The Spokesperson of Uganda Prison Services Frank Baine has told Uganda Radio Network that Mabirizi has been released on Saturday morning after finishing his sentence. He said Mabirizi's sentence was among those that qualify for remission.
According to the report, UBC owes 46.4 billion Shillings to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), 15 billion to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), 7 billion to UMEME, 6 billion for general suppliers and services providers, 5.47 billion for staff gratuity, 3.8 billion for Intelsat Satellite Services and others.
Eyewitnesses say the Kenyan fuel tanker registration number KAV 967Z/ ZB 7063 was being chased by traffic officers in a salon vehicle when it rammed into the electricity pole and burst into huge flames.
The bill, tabled before Parliament by Kampala Central MP Mohammed Nsereko, Nsereko seeks to amend Section 12 of the Computer Misuse Act to criminalize hacking of another person’s electronic device and publishing information obtained therefrom.
At Naguru Hill-based Sanyu FM, the deceased, along with other notable figures such as Chris Ireland, challenged the broadcast status quo and symbolized the freeing up of the airwaves from the monopoly of state-owned Radio Uganda. Then, as new boys on the block, they offered Ugandans something different, more appealing, and exciting to consume.
John Okumu, the manager Secondary Department at NCDC explains that in the Masaka district, they arrested five Boda boda riders impersonating teachers with fake letters during the reorientation program.
According to the Education Ministry, a number of gaps have been identified in the delivery of the two curriculums with some schools failing to use the abridged curriculum and implement the revised lower secondary curriculum.
The Ministry said that with the introduction of the abridged curriculum, schools should concentrate on teaching and assessing the learner’s competencies at the end of every topic to identify the learning gaps.
Dr. John Chrysestom Muyingo, the State minister of higher education, says that parents with children in seed schools are only expected to provide their children with food, transport, uniforms and scholastic materials. He asks the parents to report school administrators asking for money outside the specified areas.