Uganda judges end strike

Uganda judges end strike

Judicial officers Wednesday ended the nearly- half month strike they had started to denounce what they consider “unresolved welfare issues” by the government, a statement by the Uganda Judicial Officers Association (UJOA) said. The president of the Uganda Judicial Officers Association (UJOA), Mr Godfrey Kaweesa told TheUgandan they have agreed to defer industrial action until […]

Uganda ready for 2017 Jamafest Cultural Festival

Uganda ready for 2017 Jamafest Cultural Festival

This year’s East Africa arts and culture festival also known as Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni Festival (JAMAFEST) scheduled to be held at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala, Uganda from September 7 and 15, 2017, under the theme Culture and creative industries: An Engine for unity and Employment Creation. Attracting participants from the six […]

Jinja gets a taste of Coco

Jinja gets a taste of Coco

Jinja was for obvious reasons the preferred destination given the long entertainment weekend that had been scheduled in the area. The NyegeNyege Festival was in the zone and thousands of partiers thronged the River Nile district. Uganda Waragi Coconut took advantage and set the stage for an exciting holiday with a mega party at Laftaz […]

NWSC shares plans to accelerate service delivery during the 4th Customer Connect BARAZA

NWSC shares plans to accelerate service delivery during the 4th Customer Connect BARAZA

In line with the corporation’s 5 year strategic direction, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation hosted its stakeholders and customers to a feedback and customer connect session at the NWSC International Resource Center Bugolobi. The Corporation directors; Dr. Rose Kaggwa (Director Business and Scientific services), General Manager Kampala Water Eng Andrew Sekayizzi, Director Commercial and […]

Makerere don weighs in on Kenya elections

Makerere don weighs in on Kenya elections

Political analysts are calling on the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to work towards an all-inclusive Kenya in the after math of the just concluded Kenyan election. Kenyans voted along tribal lines, a trend that Makerere University History Don Mwanbutsya Ndebesa says has hugely distorted democracy in the East African Country. Ndebesa says Kenyatta needs to […]

Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago on Monday donated Shs5 million to victims of the recent Kibuuye Timber Yard fire. The politicians alongside Rubaga Division Mayor Owek. Joyce Ssebugwawo, Buhweju County MP Hon. Mwijukye Francis, Lord Councillor Damba Ddamba Ismail Kisuze, Rubaga Deputy Mayor Mulangira Asuman Ntale among others […]

UPDF claims Al Shabaab didn’t kill 39 Ugandans on Sunday

UPDF claims Al Shabaab didn’t kill 39 Ugandans on Sunday

The Ugandan military has come out to refute claims that Al Shabaab militants in Somalia on Sunday killed 39 UPDF soldiers in an ambush on African Union troops in the country’s south. Brig Richard Karemire , the UPDF spokesman said in  a second statement on Monday that 12 soldiers were killed by the insurgents in […]

NALUFENYA: Police denies using draconian tactics to hold suspects in dreadful safe houses

NALUFENYA: Police denies using draconian tactics to hold suspects in dreadful safe houses

Uganda Police has denied holding suspects in ungazzetted police stations despite facing a global backlash due to the now widely publicised torture at Nalufenya in Jinja District this year. Recently Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)  revealed its difficulty in locating safe houses used by security agencies to torture suspects. But the Police Spokesperson has denied […]

Dfcu’s new ‘Battle for Cash’ promo to net young business people

Dfcu’s new ‘Battle for Cash’ promo to net young business people

Local economic giant, dfcu Bank is today launching a new campaign dubbed “Battle for Cash.” The campaign will target Investment Clubs with the objective of empowering them with Business Enterprise Skills. The campaign will run for six months and give each participating club the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges […]