mVisa gives Ugandan traders free mobile money alternative

mVisa gives Ugandan traders free mobile money alternative

Since introduction of mobile money in Uganda by Bank of Uganda (BoU) in 2009, there has been financial inclusion with millions of people acquiring mobile money accounts. Today, transactions this year hit Shs44 trillion and like in the neighbouring Kenya, mobile money is playing a key role in Uganda’s economy in terms of financial inclusion and […]

Gov’t checks Fresh Dairy’s schools program

Gov’t checks Fresh Dairy’s schools program

Dairy Development Authority (DDA) officials have paid a supervisory visit to the Fresh Dairy school’s program held at City Parents School in Rubaga division. The on-going Fresh Dairy school’s program is aimed at educating children on nutrition with an inclination towards encouraging the consumption of 1-Yoghurt-a-Day’ as a healthy and nutritious snack. The program which […]

Uganda opposition leader arrested as anti-Museveni protests rage

Uganda opposition leader arrested as anti-Museveni protests rage

Across the country, thousands of people are expected to c0me out to protest, many of them teenagers. Democratic Party president Mr Nobert Mao turned out to voice dissatisfaction with the government on Thursday; he was instead arrested alongside DP secretary General Gerald Siranda, Mr Hakim Kizza and several others over opposing the proposed Constitutional amendment […]

High Court set for landmark acquitting of Muslim clerics of murder, terrorism

High Court set for landmark acquitting of Muslim clerics of murder, terrorism

Court assessors have advised the three Justices in the case of the 14 suspects charged with the murder of two Muslim clerics to acquit them. The assessors gave their opinion to the judges of the International Crimes Division Court this morning. They told court that Prosecution did not present sufficient evidence to prove charges of […]

Singer Zanie Brown turns philanthropist

Singer Zanie Brown turns philanthropist

Local diva Zanie Brown this week kicked off her new school project dubbed Zanie Brown 4 schools and the Muyaye hit maker started off with visiting City Side College where she donated a couple of scholastic materials to the students Zanie shared blessings with the students by donating to them hundreds of texts books, exercise […]

John Ssebaana Kizito is dead

John Ssebaana Kizito is dead

Former Democratic Party (DP) President and property mogul, John Ssebaana Kizito has been announced dead by his close confidants quoting doctors after three weeks on life support machines. The former Mayor of Kampala passed away on Monday morning at Nakasero Hospital’s intensive care unit with four health experts were still monitoring his health. Current DP […]

Watch Full ‘Unforgettable’ 2017 Bet Awards Live performance of Uganda’s Triplets Ghetto Kids

Watch Full ‘Unforgettable’ 2017 Bet Awards Live performance of Uganda’s Triplets Ghetto Kids

They didn’t win an international award like Uganda’s dancehall artist Edrisa Musuuza, known professionally by his stage name as Eddy Kenzo but young dancers Triplets Ghetto Kids (TGK) surely won more hearts on Sunday. They graced the BET Awards that were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA performing alongside American musicians, French Montana […]

In Arua then Kampala, United Nations chief set for $2b (Shs7 trillion) crisis talks with Museveni

In Arua then Kampala, United Nations chief set for $2b (Shs7 trillion) crisis talks with Museveni

Expressing solidarity with Ugandan people, in the wake of recent violence in the country immediate neighbors, a world record refugee burden – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is going to spend several days in Uganda. Mr. Guterres is expected to arrive today in the country for the Refugee Solidarity Summit that starts tomorrow. The former […]

Gov’t keeps displaced Apaa people waiting for food relief

Gov’t keeps displaced Apaa people waiting for food relief

After a weekend of intense fighting in which at least 4 people were killed and more than 20 others injured during the resultant clashes,  displaced people in Apaa parish, Amuru district are not amused by government’s decision to delay distribution of relief food by over 24hours. This was after government finally delivered food to displaced people in Apaa […]

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

The prestigious Makerere University has threatened disciplinary action against a female student for wearing a skirt which was “cut into many strips” and which exposed “part of her nakedness” at a student dinner. In a letter addressed to Rebbeca Nadumba, the university management said: “It is alleged that the picture which appeared last Friday/Saturday (May […]