Collective investment schemes grow to 32,988 members

Collective Investment Schemes have grown to above Shs1 trillion for the period ended March. The growth represents a percentage expansion of 17.4 percent from Shs977.6b as of December 2021. Collective Investment Schemes pool together savings of different individuals and entities, after which the money is invested with the purpose of…

Patients without Covid vaccination cards denied treatment in Kibuku

Patients without Covid-19 vaccination cards in Kibuku District are being denied access to health care, which they say it's a way of violating their human rights. Though it's a government initiative to get everyone vaccinated against the killer virus, some people say they should be allowed to access medical care…

Court set to hear Zaake dismissal appeal in June

The Constitutional Court in Kampala has set June 16 as the hearing date for the case in which Mityana Municipality lawmaker Francis Zaake petitioned the Court of Appeal against his dismissal from the position of Commissioner of Parliament. In March, Mr Zaake petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking its declaration to,…

Of conmen everywhere and Vampire State above

Recently, in Arua, more than 80 people gave millions of shillings to Sky Motors, a newly registered company. The payments were in instalments for new boda boda motorcycles. Reportedly, on the appointed day for the last instalment and collection of bikes, Sky Motors vanished. In another story, several Born-Again/Pentecostal pastors…

Poems, short stories, artwork and photography by S. Sudanese women

Forty one South Sudanese women have penned a collection of 18 short stories, 48 poems, 21 artwork and photography pieces and one song titled No Time to Mourn. The anthology reflects the lives of the women writers and artists, and at the same time gives voice to the very real…

Residents in islands demand door to door Covid-19 vaccination drive

Some residents in hard-to-reach areas of Greater Mukono have asked for a door-to-door vaccination drive after failing to access vaccination centres. Ms Alice Namukasa, a resident of Kizilu Island said she has not yet been vaccinated due to lack of transport to the health facility. "I missed out on being…