France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

With the Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) on track for the completion of Isimba and Karuma dams — two of the country’s most ambitious energy projects expected to double the power output, Uganda has Friday signed an agreement worth €1.5 million (Ushs 6.5 billion) smaller for hydropower projects.with  France through the French Development Agency. The […]

Telecom giant could lose billions over switching off Africell calls

Telecom giant could lose billions over switching off Africell calls

MTN Uganda, MTN Group’s subsidiary here has reportedly been warned over unfair practices against other players, with a massive fine likely. An insider at the industry regulator, Uganda Communications Commission said the government body is pressing ahead with an unprecedented plan to fine MTN Uganda after last Tuesday’s unfortunate incident where MTN Uganda switched off Africell […]

UPDF speaks out on soldiers who sexually abused at least 13 girls in CAR

UPDF speaks out on soldiers who sexually abused at least 13 girls in CAR

A damning new Human Rights Watch reports implicate several Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers in the Central African Republic have sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015, including at least one rape, and threatened some victims to remain silent. This follows the Commander-in-Chief Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s orders to […]

Patricia Apolot kicks for Uganda’s women

Patricia Apolot kicks for Uganda’s women

Patricia Apolot, nicknamed the Black Pearl, knows what is at stake when the kickboxer exchanges pleasantries with Austrian-born Carina Greimel, tomorrow (Saturday, May 13, 2017) at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Despite the Reign of Giants II theme night also include two other main fights including Alex Masiko-Aleksander Dokter and Shakey Mubiru- Allan Muhalala, Ugandans have so […]

City Ambulance announce as new Uganda rugby sponsorship

City Ambulance announce as new Uganda rugby sponsorship

Dr Hannington Byarugaba‘s multi-million private independent ambulance service – City Ambulance have Thursday unveiled their new sponsorship to Ugandan rugby as the country seeks to qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Japan. “Uganda can become the fifth African country to play in the World Cup,” City Ambulance’s Mugisha Kizito told TheUgandan. “For us as […]

Uganda tells off US ambassador over Stella Nyanzi’s incarceration

Uganda tells off US ambassador over Stella Nyanzi’s incarceration

Uganda Government spokesperson has no kind words for the US Ambassador to Uganda H.E Deborah Malac for criticizing the country calling jailed academician Dr. Stella Nyanzi ‘the champion of free speech’ and pointed out what Uganda government calls a ‘litany of negative and non-factual or conjured accusations’ about gagging the media and abusing the freedom […]

Radiant launching Miss Tourism 2017 search

Radiant launching Miss Tourism 2017 search

It is all glitzy and glamour as the Radiant Cosmetics sponsored Miss Tourism Uganda 2017 pageant edition launch gets underway tonight at the Uganda Museum, Kampala. After tonight, the organizers and journalists will then embark a roundup of activities traversing 12 regions of Uganda in search for three contestants from each making a total of 36 contestants […]

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