The Weekly Observer's Newspaper Headlines

Minor glitches as census enters day 5

The 2014 population and housing census enters the fifth day today, with officials saying the exercise is progressing with only isolated problems.

First lady opens maternity ward

First Lady Janet Kataaha Museveni has urged husbands to attend antenatal visits and support their wives during pregnancy.

State House: row erupts over jobs

Main Topix: Libyan President Col Muammar Gaddafi - State House And Museveni
State House is blighted by a deepening conflict over control of its website and President Museveni’s social media platforms.
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    EXCLUSIVE: NRM Plans Massive Overhaul of Structures

Bukenya promises UYD big share in his government

Main Topix: Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya - National Resistance Movement
He might be a member of the ruling National Resistance Movement, but former Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya is warming up to the Uganda Young Democrats (UYD), after they promised to support him in 2016.

MPs demand probe into $8bn railway deal

MPs last week demanded a corruption investigation be opened into the recent award of a contract to China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd CHECL) to build a standard gauge railway on the eastern route.

BareFoot lawyer gets global acclaim

A community initiative started in 2012 with an iPhone 3Gs phone to provide free online legal services to Ugandans has thrust a young Ugandan lawyer onto the global stage.

Unplugged still on life support

Nothing survives in life if it stays the same. Unfortunately, the organizers of Club Silk’s monthly Unplugged shows are still eluded by this notion, gauging by what transpired last Thursday.