No witness in Akena killing, court told

No witness in Akena killing, court told

The lawyer of Matthew Kanyamunyu, the key suspect in last year’s murder of child rights activist Kenneth Akena, has notified court he should be given bail as he has no capacity to interfere with witnesses and evidence pinning him. “The fact is no witnesses were named in this case so the accused will not interfere […]

Like Besigye, you are a political reject, Museveni adviser tells Raila Odinga

Like Besigye, you are a political reject, Museveni adviser tells Raila Odinga

One of President Museveni’s propagandists, Mr Joseph Tamale Mirundi, has today loudly ridiculed Raila Odinga, the former Kenyan Prime Minister who lost August 8th  elections to incumbent President, Uhuru Kenyatta, calling him ‘a reject’. Mr. Mirundi, a former presidential press secretary during another heated interview compared the political struggles of Mr. Odinga and his Ugandan friend, […]

Energy giant UEGCL gets ISO recognition

Energy giant UEGCL gets ISO recognition

The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has been recognised by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system and excellence. The parastatal company that generates electricity for use in Uganda and for sale in neighboring countries passed with flying colours to get the ISO 9001, […]

After buying Warid, VG Somasekhar returns to finish Airtel job

After buying Warid, VG Somasekhar returns to finish Airtel job

Astute business leader Mr. VG Somasekhar is returning to Kampala as Airtel Uganda Managing Director, the country’s second biggest telecom service provider has announced. Mr. Somasekhar is widely remembered for leading Airtel from December 2010 to February 2014, during which period he oversaw the Airtel-Warid merger – the first telecom merger in Uganda and the […]

Magufuli, Museveni make big Oil pipeline stride

Magufuli, Museveni make big Oil pipeline stride

The 1,400km (800 miles)  East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) will tomorrow be launched by President Museveni and his Tanzanian counterpart, John Pombe Magufuli, the Foreign Affairs  says. The head of public diplomacy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs Margret Kafeero, told TheUgandan on Friday that the $4bn (£2.8bn) project’s historical function will be held in Tanga on […]

Post Bank opens 40th branch in Karamoja

Post Bank opens 40th branch in Karamoja

Uganda’s Post Bank has opened opened its 40th branch at Lia Street in Moroto on Thursday. Post Bank has been operating through mobile banking in Karamoja since 2008, serving majorly the Uganda People’s Defence Forces. Hon. Ajedra Gabriel Gadison Aridru the state minister for finance (General duties) who inaugurated the branch as the chief guest, said hat with […]

#9CYMM: Museveni guides youth into future

#9CYMM: Museveni guides youth into future

Young people’s circumstances should never be used as an excuse for underperforming or for why they are not looking at improving their lives. That was the opinion of President Yoweri Museveni, who highlighted the importance of grabbing each opportunity with both hands and putting it to good use. With employment at a record low, President […]

Rugunda talks youth unemployment with Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

Rugunda talks youth unemployment with Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland

Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda met with Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland at his office in Kampala. The British Baroness arrived in the country yesterday evening ahead of the Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting that will be held at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort from 31st July to 4t Aug. 2017. The Deputy Minister said discussions […]

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