Amid controversy: Kasaija replaces Geraldine Ssali at NSSF

Amid controversy: Kasaija replaces Geraldine Ssali at NSSF

Patrick Ayota, the Chief Finance Officer at the National Social Security Fund has been confirmed by Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija to replace Geraldine Ssali Busuulwa as Deputy Managing Director of the state fund. Ssali’s departure while broadly approved was mired in controversy—though she, herself, was not at the center. Her contract has not been […]

TecnoMobile unveils new Phantom 8 globally

TecnoMobile unveils new Phantom 8 globally

TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and Africa region. The regional launch took place in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai in the presence of 200 guests. The newly launched Android operated Phantom 8 features a revolutionary camera, attractive design and high-speed experience. […]

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

Rukungiri District Police Commander Richard Emuna has been fired. This was announced in Sunday’s quick reshuffle by the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura. The Police boss has deployed Superintendent of Police Moses Nanok, who was convicted in police disciplinary court for beating up Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters, to Rukungiri District as the overall […]

Entebbe Airport gets new Immigration booths

Entebbe Airport gets new Immigration booths

Due to the growing numbers of passengers and increased competition in the region, Civil Aviation Authority  is focused on avoiding long queues and other minor problems at Entebbe International Airport, the managers this week completing modification of Immigration booths in the Arrivals Hall. Travelers confessed the airport’s new counters have enhanced passenger facilitation and CAA is […]

Govt working with local juice, water producers on new laws

Govt working with local juice, water producers on new laws

High Excise Duty on Bottled Water, poor production standards, weak trade agreement exempting COMESA members’ products, particularly processed juice imports from being charged Value Added Tax (VAT) necessitate government establishing and implementing a National Policy on Packaged and Bottled Water, to protect the industry and consumers in Uganda, it has been revealed. To avoid crippling […]

BoU’s Justine Bagyenda to be grilled, IGG says

BoU’s Justine Bagyenda to be grilled, IGG says

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) is to probe the Bank of Uganda Executive Director in charge of supervision, Justine Bagyenda over possible links to corruption, tax evasion and fraud, Eagle reported on Wednesday. Denis Nyombi ,a lawyer from Denis Nyombi & Co. Advocates had petitioned the office of the IGG asking for investigations into […]

‘Museveni is like a snake’ says Cecilia Ogwal over Age limit

‘Museveni is like a snake’ says Cecilia Ogwal over Age limit

The Dokolo district woman MP Cecilia Ogwal says President Museveni has betrayed the good intentions he displayed during the framing of the constitutions. Ogwal who was a member of the constituent assembly that debated the constitution notes that Museveni made tangible contributions in making sure that they shaped the constitution in the best interests of […]

Museveni explains how she ‘kept 3 daughters virgins’

Museveni explains how she ‘kept 3 daughters virgins’

First Lady Janet Museveni has said that she kept her daughters her daughters sign pieces of paper not to have sex before marriage. “I made all my daughters to sign ‘true love waits’ cards and they would abstain from sex until the wedding night (when) they (would) produce these cards to their spouses,” said Ms […]

Age Limit: Museveni signs off Shs 90 billion for MPs

Age Limit: Museveni signs off Shs 90 billion for MPs

President Yoweri Museveni on Friday approved facilitation in the regions of Shs 90 billion for consultative meetings following the NRM parliamentary caucus where he backed a decision by his cabinet to support a Bill seeking to amend the Constitution to remove age limits. A source privy to the proceedings of the meeting held at the […]