Tirupati tycoon Miraji loses multibillion properties to Kampala debt sharks

Tirupati tycoon Miraji loses multibillion properties to Kampala debt sharks

As Bank of Uganda continues to corner one of Africa’s richest men, Kampala property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia, the world has crumbled on his apprentice, Barot Miraji, the managing director at Tirupati Development Uganda Ltd, another big real estate dealer, adding impetus to their business empires’ free fall that began late last year. TheUgandan has landed […]

Shs88.2b PENSION SCAM: Lwamafa remains in Luzira even after being granted bail by Justice Kavuma

Shs88.2b PENSION SCAM: Lwamafa remains in Luzira even after being granted bail by Justice Kavuma

Justice Steven Kavuma has Wednesday granted bail to Jimmy Lwamafa, the former Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Public Service who was convicted of embezzling Shs88.2b of pension money. Christopher Obey (ex-principal accountant in pensions department) was also released but the fate of Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa (ex-director, research and development) is not yet decided. However, […]

Museveni like Amin is too powerful, angry Besigye speaks out on age-limit debate

Museveni like Amin is too powerful,  angry Besigye speaks out on age-limit debate

Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has warned President Yoweri Museveni not to amend the constitution though he has power and because the institutions in Uganda now are for those in power. “Museveni captured power through guns in 1986 and not by people’s consent. Last year, NRM captured power without people’s consent,” Besigye Tuesday addressing a press […]

Kenyatta family’s Brookside Dairy injects Shs 1.2 billion in Gulu 2017 East Africa Schools’ Games

Kenyatta family’s Brookside Dairy  injects Shs 1.2 billion in Gulu 2017 East Africa Schools’ Games

Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi, Uganda’s Minister of State for Sports is confident the hosts of 2017’s regional Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games will have no problems organising a wonderful event. But he acknolwdges Gulu Municipality in the Northern part of Uganda will have to work harder with support from all stakeholders inorder to match the competition’s […]

Roofings speak out on Kapchorwa accident that killed 5

Roofings speak out on Kapchorwa accident that killed 5

Regional steel giants Roofings Limited has condoled with the families of five people killed on Sunday, July 2, 2017, when a rental truck that was carrying their construction materials roared downhill black spot in Towei, just after Sipi, killing the driver, his two turn men and a child on spot. The truck which TheUgandan had […]

URA takes over East & Central Africa customs leadership

URA takes over East & Central Africa customs leadership

Uganda Revenue Authority has climbed the ladder in the World Customs Organisation (WCO) hierarchy. Commissioner General URA Doris Akol’s Customs team leader, Mr. Dicksons Kateshumbwa on Monday received instruments of power from his South African counterpart, SA Revenue Services Chief Officer Customs & Excise, Jed Michaletos as the World Customs Organization East and South African […]

How Museveni helped Sarah Kizito ‘keep’ Centenary Park land

How Museveni helped Sarah Kizito ‘keep’ Centenary Park land

For starters, Mr. Amooti Kizito Nyakana, is a senior ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party member. Despite being out of elective politics, he has fought tooth and nail to help NRM chairman and presidential candidate, President Yoweri Museveni win elections. Mr. Nyakana and his wife Sarah Kizito of Nalongo Estates Limited are the owners of […]

Kisoro women entrepreneurs impress Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana

Kisoro women entrepreneurs impress Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana

Gender minister Hajat Janat B. Mukwaya says the fruits of the Uganda Women’s Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP), channelled through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development are now very evident, with more groups making big strides in fighting poverty among women in Uganda. Minister Mukwaya alongside the Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Bigirimana and the Programme […]

Gov’t to regulate cost of internet data, Tumwebaze tells 4th Leo Africa Economic forum

Gov’t to regulate cost of internet data, Tumwebaze tells 4th Leo Africa Economic forum

As Ugandans grapple with high costs of using the internet, the ICT and National Guidance minister Frank Tumwebaze has said that the cost of internet data will soon be lowered. “We want to make an intervention of policy nature that is informed correctly,” said Hon. Tumwebaze, speaking at Kampala Serena Hotel today during the dialogue was organised […]

Road to #9CYMM Uganda: Fufa partners with Gender ministry for CommonWealth Youth fete

Road to #9CYMM Uganda: Fufa partners with Gender ministry for CommonWealth Youth fete

The Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs, Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi has Tuesday unveiled local football governing body, Fufa as stakeholders in the upcoming 9th Common Wealth Youth Ministers Meeting that will take place from July 31 to August 4, 2017. The conference, held every four years, will have different activities including fun football […]