Global Aeronautical convention coming to Kampala this month

Global Aeronautical convention coming to Kampala this month

After a stellar conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last year, Uganda will become the first African country to host the Global Aeronautical Information Management Association Conference, this month. The two-day event dubbed “Global AIM KAMPALA 2017” will take place at the Serena Hotel Kampala from 23rd to 25th and bring together the aviation industry’s […]

Gimara calls on lawyers to replace Steven Kavuma

Gimara calls on lawyers to replace Steven Kavuma

The country’s Judicial Service Commission has requested the Uganda Law Society to submit to the Commission names of suitable persons who qualify to apply for top positions including that of Deputy Chief Justice Steven B Kavuma. Kavuma’s controversial career on the bench during which he was repeatedly accused of being a tool for the regime in its […]

Museveni to appear before MPs in 24 hours over Shs6 billion oil cash bonanza role

Museveni to appear before MPs in 24 hours over Shs6 billion oil cash bonanza role

President Yoweri Museveni will become the latest senior government official to ross-examined in the disputed payment of Shs6b to 42 select government officials for winning two oil cases against British firms. The head of state will on Wednesday face Members of Parliament of the parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises, media reports […]

Besigye watches as Stella Nyanzi is sent back to Luzira

Besigye watches as Stella Nyanzi is sent back to Luzira

Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Kizza Besigye was present in court for Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s appearance over offensive communication and cyber harassment as Buganda Road Chief Magistrate, James Eremye Mawanda announced the adjournment of her case to May 10th. Flanked by Chapter Four lawyer, Andrew Karamagi, the four-time President Museveni opponent who last […]

Entebbe Airport $200m expansion takes shape

Entebbe Airport $200m expansion takes shape

Entebbe International Airport’s Chinese-funded expansion that includes an extension of the passenger terminal, construction of a new cargo centre, and refurbishment of the airport’s two runways is 17 percent completed and $25m spent so far. With the airport welcoming nearly 3 million visitors last year, and its current infrastructure built to accommodate an average capacity […]

Rajiv challenges Victoria University graduates to grab any opportunity

Rajiv challenges Victoria University graduates to grab any opportunity

THE Victoria University Kampala 2017 graduating class saw more than 21 students from different countries receive their scrolls at the Kabira Country club recently. Dr Martin Aliker, a distinguished influential business leader and entrepreneurial mentor, who is the university chancellor, graced the event. At the glamorous event, 18 students received degrees, while a further two […]