Milk giant rewards loyal pupils

Milk giant rewards loyal pupils

In a bid to improve nutrition among school-going children, Uganda’s leading milk firm has concluded schools program which run during 2nd Term and was held in 369 schools in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso. On Wednesday, Fresh Dairy officially announced the winners of the ‘Yoghurt Cup Collection Challenge’ a competition that dared all participating schools and […]

NSSF size stands at Shs7.924 trillion

NSSF size stands at Shs7.924 trillion

State-run pension scheme, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), has declared an 11.23% interest rate on members’ savings for the financial year 2016/2017 against high inflation which stands at 8.68 %. The fund on Friday declared  it’s financial performance report, as size grew by 20% from shs6.6 trillion in 2016 to shs7.924 trillion in 2017 with […]

Agilis Partners acquires majority stake in Uganda grain giants The Joseph Initiative

Agilis Partners acquires majority stake in Uganda grain giants The Joseph Initiative

• Management Buy Out is one of the first in Uganda • New capital structure will enhance the company’s growth prospects in a sector that is crucial for Uganda’s economic growth and development East African agribusiness Agilis Partners (Agilis) today announced that Agilis has successfully completed the acquisition of the Joseph Initiative by buying the […]

UCC hikes Film festival nominees to 145

UCC hikes Film festival nominees to 145

The 2017 edition of Uganda Film Festival will see more local filmmakers involved and empowered, The Uganda Communications Commission has announced. The number of participants from moved from 118 in 2016 to 145 for this year with the festival week feted under the theme; “Celebrating culture through film.” The awards will be in the categories […]

Jack Pemba: Interpol clears businessman’s name

Jack Pemba: Interpol clears businessman’s name

Recently cited in a botched Shs2.5b gold scandal, philanthropist Jack Pemba, the National Central Bureau of Interpol Kampala has awarded him a certificate of “good conduct”. Issued on Monday by Nabirye Lukiya for Interpol Kampala, the letter says in part; “This is to certify that according to the criminal records maintained in Uganda, Pemba Jackson […]

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

Authorities say five children died in a house fire in Butemba Township Bukwiri Kyankwanzi district. The fire was reported at 2.00am on Tuesday and bodies of the toddlers were taken to Kiboga Hospital for Post mortem. Patrick Onyango, an official at the Police Public Relations office in the capital, Kampala, said cops received a report […]

Cheptegei made to wait in Entebbe

Cheptegei made to wait in Entebbe

Uganda’s sole medalist at the just concluded IAAF World Championship in London, Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei returned home last night. Cheptegei settled for a silver medal behind world champion Mohamad Farah of England. He set a personal best time of 26:49.94, while Farah set a time of 26:49.51. The young athlete however did not take part […]

‘I will have Uganda banned from World Cup’, Micho barks from South Africa

‘I will have Uganda banned from World Cup’, Micho barks from South Africa

Recently departed Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, has threatened to make the national team get banned from 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers if Mengo does not clear his arrears. Micho now coach of South Africa’s Orlando Pirates on Monday issued an ultimatum to Fufa pay his Shs194 million (US$54,000) debt before the team’s next […]

NRM’s Kibedi Nsegumire floored again

NRM’s Kibedi Nsegumire floored again

The court of Appeal in a twist of events confirmed Democratic Party’s Charles Musoke Sserunjogi as the Kampala Central Division mayor after dismissing with costs an appeal filed by his rival National Resistance Movement’s Kibedi Nsegumire (pictured up). Three justice; Remmy Kasule, Richard Buteera and Hellen Obura unanimously resolved that after a careful perusal of the […]

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