Museveni meets NRM MPs to push through amendment Bill

Museveni meets NRM MPs to push through amendment Bill

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Members of Parliament are meeting President Museveni this afternoon over the proposed constitutional amendment on government acquisition of land. The MPs are scheduled to meet President Museveni at 2pm. Solomon Silwany, the vice chairperson of the NRM parliamentary confirms that the scheduled meeting will discuss and conclude the proposed […]

Guinness affair: 2017 National Rugby Sevens head to Jinja

Guinness affair: 2017 National Rugby Sevens head to Jinja

Last Saturday was a merrymaking day as Rugby fans descended on Kyadondo Rugby Grounds to watch the opening and first Leg of the 2017 National Rugby Sevens Series. With Uganda Breweries Limited, through its premium brand, Guinness, having recently announced its UGX 200 millioncontribution to the Uganda National Sevens team, it was to be an […]

2017 National Rugby 7s earn Guinness’ Shs200m

2017 National Rugby 7s earn Guinness’ Shs200m

The 2017 National Rugby Sevens showpiece kick off on Saturday after Uganda Rugby Union (URU) and Uganda Breweries Limited renewed their partnership, announcing a new Shs200 million deal. Of the contribution, Shs100 million has been contributed in cash and the rest will be additional support. “Through Uganda Breweries Limited, Guinness has for many years been […]

Uganda gov’t worried over looming Kenya post-election violence

Uganda gov’t worried over looming Kenya post-election violence

As Kenya goes to polls on Tuesday, Uganda fears the elections may not pass without major incidents occasioning a spillover of refugees escaping from violence, cutting off of the country’s fuel reserves and supply from the maritime port of Mombasa. Nearly 90% of Uganda’s imports and export cargo passes through Kenya. Ten years ago there […]

Umeme contractor who killed lover arrested

Umeme contractor who killed lover arrested

After a spirited man-hunt, Police has arrested a former employee of Umeme Kiwatule branch allegedly killed his fiancé Fahima Natoolo, an employee of Tropical Bank on Sunday. Detectives netted Andrew Okoth, the lead suspect on Friday found hiding in a friend’s house in Kiwatule, Nakawa Division. Police found Natooro’s body in Okoth’s house on Wednesday […]

Gen. Otafiire’s tormentor Kahonda grilled by court again

Gen. Otafiire’s tormentor Kahonda grilled by court again

Ruhinda County MP Rtd Captain Donozio Kahonda is expected before the Luweero Chief Magistrate’s court today for a bail hearing. Kahonda still has pending charges before the Luweero chief magistrate Charles Sserubuga in which  Mr Kahonda was charged with fourteen counts and acquitted of three counts including uttering false documents of Uganda Certificate of Education […]

The case for cursing tycoon Hamis Kiggundu

The case for cursing tycoon Hamis Kiggundu

In 2015, tycoon Hamis Kiggundu popularly known as Ham received a green light from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to redevelop land on which Nakivubo stadium sits. To many, this sounded like loose talk. But former Nakivubo Park Yard vendors have started accessing loans from money donated to them by the city businessman. Mr. Kiggundu donated […]

Chief Justice Katureebe, PM Rugunda fight over money

Chief Justice Katureebe, PM Rugunda fight over money

Chief Justice Bert Katureebe is locking horns with Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda over monetary issues, a new dossier reveals. Katureebe who is the head of the Supreme Court and the Judiciary on July 10, 2017, penned a dossier asking the Rugunda, the Attorney General, Head of Civil Service and the Principle Private Secretary to President […]

Museveni’s Somali lady ally Amina given Shs64 billion by govt, “She is a gift from God”

Museveni’s Somali lady ally Amina given Shs64 billion by govt, “She is a gift from God”

Amina Hersi Moghe, considered one of the wealthiest women in Uganda will have her $17.7m (Shs64b) loan with now defunct Crane Bank repaid using taxpayers’ pockets after receiving a financial bailout from the government, Ministry of Finance has confirmed. The government’s intervention comes after Amina, Managing Director of Horyal Investment Company which owns the partially […]

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