Judiciary Signs Contract for Automation of Courts

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The Judiciary had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Judiciary and *Synergy International Systems Inc.*, the company contracted to spearhead the digitization of the courts. Aptly called the *Electronic Court Case Management Information System’ (ECMIS)*, it will track the progress of all aspects of a case right from its filing to its conclusion. The contractor first had a brief interaction with the Chief Justice, Bart M. Katureebe, in his chambers to explain the scope of their works then proceeded to the MoU signing ceremony. Judiciary’s Permanent Secretary/Secretary to…

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Uganda’s Defence Minister Meets UN Review Team

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The Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs Hon Adolf Mwesige has met Mr Youssef Mahmoud and his team from the High Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations for the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo(MONUSCO),at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs in Mbuya, Kampala. MONUSCO was tasked with neutralising armed groups,reducing the threat posed to State authority and make space for stabilisation activities. The Minister and the UN team discussed issues concerning the UN continuity with the provision of support to…

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[OPINION] – Uganda’s Life Expectancy now stands at 63 Years.


BY CHARLES ACHODA | In Uganda, if President Museveni says he is still young, strong and energetic, some people disprove. The World Health Organization (WHO) has proved it beyond reasonable doubts that Ugandan life expectancy now stands at 63 years. This shows that the NRM government is making strides in developing the health sector and the country at large. In the 2000 WHO report, the average life expectancy of Ugandan was 47 years. Today, we are standing at 63 years. Research further shows that an average Ugandan now lives four…

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Military Police soldiers have been urged to enhance Professionalism while executing their duties. The remarks were made by the Chief of Training and Recruitment Brig Gen James Kinarwa on 11 Sept 2019 while passing out 142 Military Police Soldiers. The passed out soldiers have been on a one month Public Order Management Course held at the Institute of Security and Intelligence Studies in Garuga – Entebbe. Kinalwa advised Trainees to use the acquired Knowledge and Skills in making their work easy and efficient. “Unless you behave in a professional way,…

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Always be Alert and don’t sleep on duty, Police Officers told


BY Xpress Times Reporter Officers from Masindi District have been urged not to sleep on duty. These were words of SSP Kwerit Christopher, the Force’s Head of Political Education under the Directorate of Chief Political Commissar during the Rectification Campaign in Masindi, Albertine Region. SSP Kwerit reminded the officers about their Constitutional Mandate and obligation of serving their country but also their duties and responsibilities as Police officers. He highlighted to the officers characteristics of a good Police officer which he said includes among others, nationalism, patriotism, discipline (which he…

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Royal Ascot Goat Races, Ruparelia Foundation To Construct Sanitary Toilets


By Our Reporter The Royal Ascot Goat Races and Ruparelia Foundation have said they build sanitary toilets to improve sanitation at the Good Samaritan High School in Kamwokya. “This year, we will be supporting Good Samaritan Primary School through the Ghetto Research Lab to construct a sanitary toilet in their endeavor to keep the environment clean and create employment opportunities,” they said in a statement. The goat races will be happening on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Speke Resort in Munyonyo. Ruparelia Foundation’s Rajiv Ruparelia, also the organisers of the…

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WINNING RESTAURANT; La Cabana is the 2019 Top Signature Restaurant around Kampala


La Cabana is not only a winning Restaurant but a Top Signature Restaurant having won the top Kampala Restaurant Week accolade. As the fifth edition of Kampala’s biggest restaurant showcase, the Kampala Restaurant Week came to a grand end at Skyz Hotel in Naguru with organisers staging a lavish awards ceremony monday evening, La Cabana had once again scoped the top most prestigious award, ‘Kampala Top signature Restaurant’. La Cabana beat 39 other fine selected restaurants to the coveted accolade at this years event. The annual food event offered thousands…

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Victoria University Student Research paper Published in the American Journal of Pediatrics


By Our Writer The research authored by Baru Ruth Sharon Apio a student in the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Victoria University Kampala Uganda shared Stunting facts in Children in Uganda and how the problem can be prevented in detail. Published on August 4, gives Data from the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey used to identify possible socio-economic inequalities in stunting among 3941 children aged 6-59 months. also the research tackled Multivariate binary logistic regression models were fitted to calculate the odds ratios and their corresponding…

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La Cabana among Restaurants in the 2019 Kampala Restaurant Week


La Cabana Restaurant at Speke Apartments, Wampewo Avenue, is Kampala’s premium and ritzy churrasco grill restaurant in Uganda. The Restaurant will be among the many Food service providers at this year’s and the 5th edition of the Kampala Restaurant Week slated to take place from 1st-10th Aug 2019. With this generous price incentive and the promise of new foodie experiences outside the ordinary, the 2019 edition of Kampala Restaurant Week promises not only to excite but also to command global attention for Kampala’s hospitality industry   This is a full…

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Former Uganda President’s Son Wasswa Lule Blesses Aloysius Mukasa for 2021 Lubaga South Parliamentary Seat


  Lubaga South Parliamentary seat events unfold in favor of Youthful Aloysius Mukasa so far and the constituents sought for change is yet to stop. Mukasa’s Overwhelming support in the area is evident therefore. Lubaga’s and Uganda’s one of the few encyclopedia, Son of former president of Uganda ( Yusuf Lule Kilonde), former minister in the colonial government, vice chancellor of Makerere University and assistant secretary general in the Commonwealth Secretariat .Wasswa Lule, has too endorsed and blessed the young man (Mukasa) as fitting enough for the seat. Very exposed…

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