Uganda gov’t takes over UTL multibillion debt, forces Libyans to resign

Uganda gov’t takes over UTL multibillion debt, forces Libyans to resign

Uganda’s government has taken over management of hugely indebted Uganda Telecom effective immediately. Finance minister  Matia Kasaija on Wednesday afternoon said that government had decided to take over the affairs and management of Utl with immediate effect, and will engage Libyan owners Ucom to ensure an orderly transition. TheUgandan understands that UTL needs a big capital […]

Oil cash bonus: MPs grilling Andrew Mwenda

Oil cash bonus: MPs grilling Andrew Mwenda

As the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities on State Enterprises, headed by Bugweri MP Abdu Katuntu, enters the sixth week into the oil money ‘handshake’ probe, controversial journalist Andrew Mwenda is today set to make an appearance. He is set to be questioned about his links to some of the 42 beneficiaries of the Shs 6 […]

Fallen internal spymaster Brig. Balya faces MPs over Juba job

Fallen internal spymaster Brig. Balya faces MPs over Juba job

Parliament has today evaluated the capabilities of Brigadier Ronnie Balya, Uganda’s Ambassador designate to Juba, South Sudan who is set to replace Maj Gen Robert Rusoke. Balya who served as the deputy director-general of the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) since 2006 before taking the helm in 2010, was last month replaced by a little-known retired […]

Ngora P7 pupil gives birth during exam

Ngora P7 pupil gives birth during exam

In Uganda, 25.2 percent of girls aged 15 to 19 were either mothers or pregnant in 2012, according to data from the World Bank and compiled by Quandl.(NET PHOTO) A primary seven pupil at Ongerei Primary School in Ngora District developed labour pains in the middle of her Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) and was rushed […]

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

After months of trial in different courts of law, treachery suspect Mr Michael Kabaziguruka, Nakawa Division MP, has been granted bail by the High Court today. Kabaziguruka’s lawyer Mr Ladislaus Rwakafuzi told TheUgandan that his client had been released on a bail fee of Shs5million by the presiding Judge Yasin Nyanzi. The opposition honcho presented four […]

Shocking details why President Museveni, Bashir reconciled

Shocking details why President Museveni, Bashir reconciled

President Museveni has congratulated the people of Sudan upon conclusion of a historic national dialogue that places the country on a new political path. The President made the remarks yesterday at the National Friendship Hall in Khartoum, where he was among the four heads of state invited to witness the conclusion of the dialogue and […]