Age limit bill not among the items on Parliament order paper

Age limit bill not among the items on Parliament order paper

There is no mention of age limit bill in today’s Parliament order paper of the 16th sitting of the second meeting of the second session on Tuesday, 12th December 2017, TheUgandan can confirm. While the country waits for a historic debate on the proposed Constitutional amendment  presented to Parliament by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi […]

‘Oh Golola’ .. Kickboxer says he was eating cement ahead of fight against Hungarian

‘Oh Golola’ .. Kickboxer says he was eating cement ahead of fight against Hungarian

Motor mouthed Moses Golola’s kickboxing career was on a wane. Now he a chance to revive his career when he tangles with Hungarian Janos Lakatos in tomorrow night’s WKF Pro World Kickboxing Super middle weight title belt bout at Club Tavan Woods in Kabuusu. But fans have been excited most by his promotional lines after he concluded a two-week […]

Museveni courts United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia traders

Museveni courts United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia traders

President Yoweri Museveni has told a visiting delegation of entrepreneurs from the United Arab Emirates that Uganda is the best investment destination because the country offers a lot of untapped business opportunities in a diversity of sectors of the national economy. The President made the remarks while addressing a combined delegation of United Arab Emirates […]

Busoga University shut down by Government over fake degrees in fresh purge

Busoga University shut down by Government over fake degrees in fresh purge

We reported last year that the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) had revoked the provisional licence it granted to Busoga University and cancelled fake degrees the Iganga-based institution. Now, it has been closed completely as part of a Government-led clampdown, it has been revealed NCHE executive director, Prof John Opuda-Asibo cites unending irregularities at […]

Bafumbira Night happening at Clouds Bar in Ntinda

Bafumbira Night happening at Clouds Bar in Ntinda

“Whether you like Bafumbira or Kisoro traditional folk songs and dances or urban type of the music and dances, Bafumbira World Night night at Clouds Bar, Capital Shopping Centre, Ntinda is the place to be tonight (Friday 1st December 2017)” The night is a tri-annual event that is celebrated in renowned urban centers. The aim […]

Fresh murders in Kisoro characterized by beheading

Fresh murders in Kisoro characterized by beheading

Police in Kisoro is investigating the gruesome murder of two men whose headless bodies were discovered in Northern Division Kisoro municipality this morning. The deceased have been identified as Kefa Mugabe and Moses Muftindinda all residents of Shunga Village, Nyabwishenya Sub County, Kisoro district. The two were casual labourers in the home of Rev. Canon […]

More Ugandan women suffering from gender-based violence

More Ugandan women suffering from gender-based violence

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today, a new report says. The United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, defines Gender Based Violence (GBV) as any act of gender-based violence that results in or is […]

UMEME writes to regulator over retesting meters of its 1 million customers

UMEME writes to regulator over retesting meters of its 1 million customers

Power distribution giant UMEME is in talks with government body Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) to consider the resultant costs as Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) moves to have all electricity meters to be retested. As Ugandans wait for a public hearing next month seek for publics’ views on the utilities proposals, including the suggestion […]

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Over the last 12 years, Umeme’s investments in the distribution infrastructure has led to the doubling of the physical infrastructures, improved efficiencies, quadrupling of customer connections, supply reliability and improved customer service According to Selectino Babungi, “Umeme has cumulatively invested over US$500m in the distribution network” He said, adding that these investments focus on restoration […]

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