Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

On Sunday August 20, 2017, Blankets and Wine Kampala returned for its 18th edition at its relatively new home at the Lugogo Cricket Oval. Being the good Ugandans we are, we thronged the venue in large numbers; our picnic baskets (for some ice coolers) in tow and blankets (mats for some) tucked between our elbows […]

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

The Ministry of Tourism has called for collaboration with the private sector to maximize the country’s tourism potential. Opening a consultative meeting on the National Tourism Marketing Strategy in Kampala, Tourism Minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu said Uganda has an exceptional range of natural and cultural tourism assets which largely remain untapped. Some of the challenges […]

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

The athletes that will represent Uganda at this year’s edition of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA) games, will be flagged Wednesday at National Council for Sports headquarters, Lugogo. The 16th edition of the games commences Thursday August 17th, and will end on August, 27 at the hosting St Joseph’s […]

Coca Cola’s rolex chefs traversing Kampala suburbs

Coca Cola’s rolex chefs traversing Kampala suburbs

Last evening, Ugandans residing and working in Kyengera and surrounding areas were treated to fun and excitement as the Kampala Rolex Week festivities commenced. Powered by Coca-Cola, the Kampala Rolex Week is just another example of the beverages giant’s continued association with food and belief in one of the most celebrated rituals among families and […]

Entebbe Airport will soon host wide-bodied aircraft: CAA

Entebbe Airport will soon host wide-bodied aircraft:  CAA

Entebbe International Airport will be able to comfortably land the biggest passenger aircraft, an Airbus A380 on completion of upgrade and expansion works, which include widening of Runway 17/35, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the body responsible for aviation announced Tuesday. “The expansion of Entebbe is on schedule and this is a major step forward […]

IGP Kayihura fires Nansana police women

IGP Kayihura fires  Nansana police women

The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has ordered for the suspension of AIP Agnes Ikwenya, Sgt. Margaret Andiru and Cpl. Grace Atono, who have been working on the Child and Family Protection desk. The punishing of the trio follows the Police chief’s abrupt visit to Nansana on Friday without any prior announcement but on arrival […]

Rurangaranga is dead

Rurangaranga is dead

Former Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party Chairman Edward Rurangaranga is dead, family confirmed early morning. Rurangaranga is reported to have collapsed at his home (Kitagata, Sheema) in the wee hours at about 12:40am. A family member says he’s been battling Diabetes and Hypertension. “Comrades, the Party and the country has lost a soldier, patriot, liberator, […]

Exactly how screwed is Namirembe Hillside

Exactly how screwed is Namirembe Hillside

A senior five Student has dragged to court her former School, Namirembe Hillside High School along Gayaza Road, for recovery of Sh100 million in damages over negligence that cost her virginity when she got raped by a fellow student. The student says she was in senior five third term last year when this traumatising incident […]

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