Adellah Agaba hired as Betway country manager for Uganda

Adellah Agaba hired as Betway country manager for Uganda

The Rangers Limited has named a new country manager for the Ugandan operations of its sports entertainment and gaming platform Betway. Ms. Adellah Agaba who replaces Englishman Anton Opperman will be responsible for leading the British company’s business in Uganda across several segments, driving the company’s strategy and overall growth. The Uganda Christian University trained […]

Is Museveni’s meeting with Netanyahu meant to deport more Eritreans to Uganda?

Is Museveni’s meeting with Netanyahu meant to deport more Eritreans to Uganda?

President Museveni has held bilateral talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Nairobi after attending Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta inauguration to serve his last five-year term. According to Don Wanyama, a senior press secretary to the President, both leaders committed to strengthening the relations between their two countries. Museveni’s handlers did not pronounce any […]

Bank of Africa Teaching Kids How to Save Money

Bank of Africa Teaching Kids How to Save Money

A new children’s program which involves parents, teachers and elders to help and motivate young ones to save by setting an example, has today (Monday, 28th) concluded a 30 day-long phase. Dubbed the Koin Challenge, it seeks to instill the culture of saving in children is run in partnership with I Profile Foundation and global giants […]

Uganda to own 40% of oil refinery, 15% in own pipeline

Uganda to own 40% of oil refinery, 15% in own pipeline

Government plans to invest $500 million in the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) and $300m in the oil pipeline project, TheUgandan understands. A source in the energy ministry said however this depends on the outcome of the current negotiations going on with the investors succeed. The construction of the 60,000 barrel-per-day refinery is estimated […]

REDPepper Siege: Online publishers protest police brutality, to slap media blackout

REDPepper Siege: Online publishers protest police brutality, to slap media blackout

Cruelty against journalists recurred when Uganda Police raided the Pepper Publications Group on Tuesday, arrested before preferring treason charges against five directors and three editors of the country’s leading tabloid. The group was arrested on Tuesday evening following the publication of a story titled “M7 plotting to overthrow Kagame – Rwanda” on November 20, 2017. […]

Steel giants Roofings Group eye Oil & Gas deals

Steel giants Roofings Group eye Oil & Gas deals

As we end 2017, Ugandans in long walk are growing more and more anxious about the prospects of oil production anticipated to begin by 2020. But Namanve-based Roofings Rolling Mills (RRM) is positioning itself for the emerging opportunities ripe in the Oil and Gas sector, the country made a step closer to joining a league […]

How UEGCL has grown its asset base to Shs 3.2 trillion

How UEGCL has grown its asset base to Shs 3.2 trillion

On different occasions, Dr.Eng Harrison Mutikanga, UEGCL chief executive officer, has been assuring Ugandans that the company is ready to deliver the 920MW in the next five years. The debate on UEGCL’s priorities started appearing when revenues were growing. This is as a result of growing its asset base to UEGCL’s total assets as at […]

Minister Tumwesigye gives lecture at 5th Brazil Africa forum

Minister Tumwesigye gives lecture at 5th Brazil Africa forum

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Elioda Tumwesigye has emphasized that Information Communication Technology’s vital for poverty reduction, economic transformation and sustainable development. Dr Tumwesigye, who is the MP for Sheema North, was speaking was on Thursday afternoon speaking in Sao Paulo at the 5th Brazil Africa Forum where he presented a paper […]

You are a dictator, NRM MP responds to Museveni

You are a dictator, NRM MP responds to Museveni

A ruling party MP who is sharply opposed to the Raphael Magyezi constitutional amendment bill has said his group will not be wowed by President Museveni’s cash to dropped their opposition to the draft legislation. Theodore Ssekikubo (Lwemiyaga) was on Wednesday responding to Museveni’s Tuesday letter to the rebel MPs saying they made a mistake […]