Mayuge teacher commits suicide after betting school fees

Mayuge teacher commits suicide after betting school fees

A man has hanged himself after losing thousands of shillings in sports betting during the recent International football where Uganda Cranes defeated Congo-Brazzaville in a 2018 World Cup qualifier Mayuge Central Secondary School teacher, Richard Byansi committed suicide on Wednesday, November 16, after placing an Shs 100,000 bet which he lost. The incident was confirmed […]

Besigye takes defiance to Nakawa court, to skip bail terms

Besigye takes defiance to Nakawa court, to skip bail terms

Treason suspect, Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party presidential candidate has Tuesday told the Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s court he will will never report back for mention of the case beyond the next adjournment date of January 25 2017. During the court session, the State Attorney Carol Apiya told Noah Ssajjabi, the […]

NRM boss Mukula loses mother

NRM boss Mukula loses mother

Ruling party National Resistance Movement Vice chairman for Eastern Uganda Captain George Michael Mukula’s mother has passed on at International Hospital Kampala. Mukula’s mother Ms Irene Apino Engulu has been bed-ridden for a longtime after being hit by a stroke in July 2012. Tentative programme for the burial  There will be a meeting at 1:00pm […]

Shs88 billion pension scam: Lwamafa, Obey sentenced to 7, 10 years in prison

Shs88 billion pension scam: Lwamafa, Obey sentenced to 7, 10 years in prison

The Anti-Corruption Court has sentenced ex-permanent secretary in public service ministry Jimmy Lwamafa and two other top officials for causing government a financial loss. Lwamafa was sentenced to 7 years while the other convicts are Christopher Obey, the ex-principal accountant in the pensions department also got ten years and Mr Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa, the ex-director […]

Museveni on 96-hour Luweero poverty tour

Museveni on 96-hour Luweero poverty tour

FINANCIAL TENSION is running high in Uganda, extraordinarily so, we’d say. And so it behooves everyone in a position of official responsibility to do everything he or she possibly can to help maintain stability — while avoiding all avoidable provocations – thus President Museveni on Saturday evening started his four day poverty eradication tour of Luweero, […]

Nakumatt selling 25% stake in its struggling business

Nakumatt selling 25% stake in its struggling business

Nakumatt operates nine outlets in Uganda, but most of the shelves at Oasis Mall, Metroplex Mall, Mbarara Branch, and Bukoto Branch have largely been empty. As social media continues to be littered with pictures of empty stalls at several Nakumatt outlets around, the Kenyan-founded supermarket chains, says it’s looking for an investor to buy a […]

Bobi Wine, Africell champion Makerere breast cancer fete

Bobi Wine, Africell champion Makerere breast cancer fete

Pageant finals on 04th November One of Uganda’s most celebrated musicians Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine was the star attraction as local personalities and scores of university students took part in the Face of Makerere breast cancer awareness run on Sunday. This was the first in a series of planned annual runs.  Bobi Wine was […]