President commissions over 70 health professionals in Iganga

Over 70 professionals in enrolled Nursing, Midwifery, pharmacy, laboratory techniques, records and information management in Iganga District have been commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni. The graduands were awarded Diplomas and Certificates in Clinical Medicine, 3 years after the launching of the Institute.

The graduation ceremony took place yesterday at Lubega Institute of Nursing and Health Professionals Campus in Busei Parish of Nakalama Sub-County in Kigulu South Constituency. 

President commends Tororo Catholic Church on Income Projects

President Yoweri Museveni has highly praised Tororo Catholic Church for supplementing Government’s efforts by initiating income-generating projects that will go a long way in helping wananchi to decisively fight poverty.

“I am happy to be in Soni-Kainja to find the word ‘Chewi’ meaning waking up. The Chewi is behind the classrooms here – green houses – where you can grow crops in a small area,” he said.

President launches 2019 FOCAC Conference

President Yoweri Museveni has launched the 2019 FOCAC Conference with a highlight on ways of eradicating poverty not only in Uganda but in the whole of Africa.

While addressing the conference at Speke Resort Munyonyo today, the President highlighted the major sectors of the economy that will address the problem of poverty as being commercial agriculture, Industries, services and Information Communication Technology (ICT). 

“We must address the issue of Strategic Security” – President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has called on all East African Community member states to work on the fast tracking of the East African Political Federation in order to address the issue of strategic security in the region.

“Prosperity can be achieved through economic integration but when it comes to strategic security, we cannot achieve it if we remain separate countries. That is why we talk of federation so that we can have a strong centre of gravity,” he said.

Four Soroti University officials charged for Shs.15.9 million Theft

Four Officers of Soroti University in Eastern Uganda have been jointly charged for stealing Shs.15,900,000/= (UGX Fifteen Million Nine Hundred Thousand).

The officials who appeared today before the Anti-Corruption Court at Kololo in Kampala, are Assistant Estates’ Officer David Omeke, Internal Auditor James Odongo, Acting Bursar Gilbert Otim and Acting University Secretary Samuel Omoding. They were charged before the Magistrate Moses Nabende. Prosecutor Nicholas Kawooya presented the charges.