Kampala registration for free mosquito nets ends today – Health ministry

Kampala registration for free mosquito nets ends today – Health ministry

Today is the last day of the registration exercise for the distribution of Treated Mosquito Nets, the Ministry of health spokesperson Vivian Sserwanja (pictured above) has revealed. Registration of households in Kampala District started on Saturday 13th and will end today (Tuesday 16th January 2018) to be followed by distribution in February 2018. Ms. Sserwanja […]

Museveni’s woman Florence Kiremerwa implicated in shs588million gold scam

Museveni’s woman Florence Kiremerwa implicated in shs588million gold scam

Trouble is brewing for Ms Florence Kiremerwa, the Special Presidential Assistant on diaspora after her involvement was cited in a bogus gold deal where her colleague allegedly conned an American businessman of $160,000 (Shs588m) after promising him 25kg of gold. Ms. Kiremerwa connected 54 year-old American gold dealer Richard Richards with former Kampala mayoral aspirant […]

KCCA nabs butchers; reports say they use human dead bodies preservatives on meat

KCCA nabs butchers; reports say they use human dead bodies preservatives on meat

Kampala City public health authorities have arrested meat retailers after a Thursday operation following reports that butchers are using unauthorized preservatives in excessively large amounts to preserve meat for as long as three weeks. KCCA said they shutdown nine butcheries in Kalerwe and Ntinda for failing to adhere to the minimum health and quality standards. […]

Indians in Uganda paying money for IDs from NIRA

Indians in Uganda paying money for IDs from NIRA

Government will start printing and issuing special identification cards for foreigners known as Alien Identity Cards from the National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) has started with the Indian community, a senior official has revealed. To be registered, foreigners require certified copies of a resident permit, a work permit, a passport amd a payment receipt from […]

M7 returns Brig. Kyanda in time for Congo war after Shs2 billion scam

M7 returns Brig. Kyanda in time for Congo war after Shs2 billion scam

It took just 12 months and studies at the National Defence College – India for a probe into the botched arms deal involving Brig Leopold Kyanda and a Polish firm to be swept under the carpet and have the Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF), President Yoweri Museveni reappoint ‘favourite son’ Kyanda as Chief […]

NAGURU SKYZ HOTEL: A pure gem of Ugandan luxury accommodation and conferencing

NAGURU SKYZ HOTEL: A pure gem of Ugandan luxury accommodation and conferencing

Developed as an exclusive cliff-top hotel high above the city, the Naguru Skyz Hotel offers businessmen, conference delegates and families the best of both worlds. The hotel’s unique combination of exceptional service, luxury accommodation and tranquil setting has ensured that it is fast becoming the best in comfort and entertainment in Uganda with several packages […]

Opposition Launches New Anti-M7 Campaign

Opposition Launches New Anti-M7 Campaign

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Hon. Winnie Kizza says they are to embark on a new campaign where they will consult their electorate on what move to take after the House approved a constitutional change that will allow the current president to run for an unprecedented sixth term in office. Speaking at Parliament on Thursday, Hon. […]

Masengere building getting extraordinary facelift, thanks to efforts by Sadolin Paints

Masengere building getting extraordinary facelift, thanks to efforts by Sadolin Paints

The walls of Buganda Kingdom’s Masengere building at Bulange, Mengo are being given a facelift by Sadolin Paints, a part of Dutch global paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel. Deon Nieuwoudt, the planning and execution manager at Akzo Nobel’s regional office said that Sadolin undertakes several nation-building activities throughout the country. Their contribution has been big in the Buganda over […]

Kenya restores confidence for Naivasha – Malaba SGR

Kenya restores confidence for Naivasha – Malaba SGR

Uganda’s Standard Gauge Railway is very ambitious, 39 stations and 962 km of track. The only missing component is mass transit in the major towns, Mbarara, Kampala, Jinja, Mukono and the towns on the northern route. Nevertheless the dream’s realization very much hinges Kenya’s commitments that its line, whose first phase to Nairobi was competed […]

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