Celebrating Uganda’s TOP DJs from the 2017 #UgMixMaestro

Celebrating Uganda’s TOP DJs from the 2017 #UgMixMaestro

The #UgMixMaestro organised by the DJs Association of Uganda (DJAU) and Flex Events as a DJ led entertainment campaign to recognise & reward DJs in the industry while encouraging professional Deejaying recently crowned the top disk spinners. On Saturday 14th  October 2017 at the plush Golf Course hotel the Maestro brought together entertainment professionals, Artists, […]

Standard Chartered Bank closes Mbarara and Gulu branches

Standard Chartered Bank closes Mbarara and Gulu branches

Slow business in Uganda and what the owners rather see as one of the ways of promoting its digital banking platform, Standard Chartered Bank has closed its branches in Mbarara and Gulu. The bank recently also closed its Mbale branch some time back in a move many analysts said signaled bad business despite the town […]

Will Sheikh Kamoga get bail?

Jailed leader of the Muslim Tabliq Sect, Sheikh Yunus Kamoga has applied to be released on bail, pending hearing of his appeal challenging the life imprisonment sentence handed to him by the International Crimes Division Court. Kamoga says he is of advanced age of more than 60 years, and has several ailments including Ulcers and […]

People on the move: Veteran PR honcho Simon Kaheru joins Coca Cola

People on the move: Veteran PR honcho Simon Kaheru joins Coca Cola

Coca Cola Beverages Africa – Uganda on Monday announced its appointment of renowned communications and advertising expert Simon Kaheru, as Public Relations and Communications Director. Mr. Kaheru who has over 25 years of experience in the media, public and corporate communications, reputation management as partnership building, most recently served as Board Chairman of Uganda Broadcasting […]

Plascon boss arrested over libel damages to Sadolin as battle of paints escalates

Plascon boss arrested over libel damages to Sadolin as battle of paints escalates

Mr. Moses Kato, a Kansai Plascon Uganda Sales Executive was arrested and detained by police at Kabalagala Police Station, Kampala over tarnishing the reputation of Dutch global paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel’s Sadolin paint business in Uganda. Kato on Saturday confessed to spreading malicious rumours about the Sadolin brand saying that that ‘Sadolin is competitor […]

MP Magyezi is now ‘Masilu’, says Matembe

MP Magyezi is now ‘Masilu’, says Matembe

Civil rights activist and rabble-rouser Maria Matembe has criticised and ‘renamed’ Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, the mover of a constitutional amendment Bill which seeks to among others, lift the presidential age limit which is currently capped at 75. She made the remarks while making an appearance on NBS TV’s Frontline political talkshow on Thursday […]

Geraldine Ssali fired from NSSF again

Geraldine Ssali fired from NSSF again

The deputy Managing Director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Geraldine Ssali Busulwa  has been sacked, reports say. The dismissal of Mrs. Busulwa, comes a year after President Yoweri Museveni intervened in the leadership wrangles at the state-controlled NSSF, persuading managing director Richard Byarugaba and his deputy to work together. Local news site Eagle on […]

Uganda should refuse to take ‘refugees from Rwanda’: leaders insist

Uganda should refuse to take ‘refugees from Rwanda’: leaders insist

The influx of Rwandans into Uganda has to be checked, leaders in the south western district of Kabale are protesting. The concerned local leaderare demanding for stringent laws regulating the entry of Rwandan national especially through their Katuna border post. They argue that despite the implement of the East African Community Common market protocol, which […]

Prophet Mbonye’s cultic Jesus-like welcome at Entebbe

Prophet Mbonye’s cultic Jesus-like welcome at Entebbe

All afternoon, social media has been awash with pictures of men and women welcoming Prophet Elvis Mbonye from a trip abroad. Wednesday’s cultic tendency at Entebbe International Airport Arrivals terminal was as dramatic as biblical Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Mbonye’s followers shout Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! with placards saying […]

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