Museveni Gives Shs 200m Cheque To Market Vendors

in a bid to achieve a middle income status by 2020, President Museveni has today given a cheque of Shs 200m to Kenyatta and Wekempe market vendors in Nabweru sub county Kawempe division.

Museveni, who met the vendors at Wekembe market explained that the intention of giving the money is to enable  vendors expand their SACCOS which is one of the ways of "wealth creation".

Additionally,  he has promised to buy them more land to expand the markets so that they facilitate a bigger number of people to work in them.

Minister Tumwebaze Proposes Starting Of Journalism School

Minister of Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) and national guidance, Frank Tumwebaze has said that there is need for opening up of Journalism schools if the field is to fully be professionalised.

Tumwebaze said this when he was officiating the 6th East African Commuincation Association (EACA) conference that was organised by Makerere and Uganda Christian University (UCU) held at Grand Global hotel in Kampala on Friday.

How The Musevenis Ended The Public Universities Strike

It was planned as the strike to end all strikes. Two weeks ago, the non-teaching staff vowed
not to return to work, unless all their demands had been met. However, as CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME reports, the staff are back to work, with just a promise.

A week ago today, the Education Minister, Janet Kataaha Museveni summoned the striking non teaching staff leaders to a meeting to iron out their grievances.