French experts tip Roofings on refinery, oil pipeline deals

French experts tip Roofings on refinery, oil pipeline deals

A group of French companies have shown interest in partnering with Roofings Group that has invested over $260 million in Uganda to participate in developing the oil and gas sector. Speaking during a visit by the French Delegation that is in Uganda to look into Oil and Gas at Roofing’s $145 million Namanve plant under […]

Your Music Your Voice artists to launch collabos in Kamwokya

Your Music Your Voice artists to launch collabos in Kamwokya

Socially conscious artists Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi AKA H.E. Bobi Wine (Uganda), Eric 1Key (Rwanda), Juma (Kenya), Monza (Mauritania), Nash MC (Tanzania), Outspoken (Zimbabwe) and Xuman (Senegal) among others will this Friday at Goethe-Zentrum Kampala (GZK) in Kamwokya will be releasing the two songs they worked on recently. According to Flora Lingenauber Cultural Department, Goethe-Zentrum, the […]

Uganda Waragi happy with DJ Association relationship

Uganda Waragi happy with DJ Association relationship

Nightlife entrepreneur and Club Guvnor proprietor Charlie Lubega was on Monday night honoured for mentoring deejays in the country as Uganda Waragi promised to keep supporting the DJ Association of Uganda. Mr. Lubega received the Most Outstanding Achievement Award alongside other winners in the UG Mix Maestro competition received their cash prizes amounting to Shs1 […]

Red Pepper owners, editors could face seven-year jail term

Red Pepper owners, editors could face seven-year jail term

Uganda Police is preparing a treason file against directors and editors of Pepper Publications Limited, a company that publishes Red Pepper following a story the newspaper published on Monday titled “M7 PLOTTING TO OVERTHROW KAGAME-RWANDA.” According to a statement issued by Police spokesperson, Mr Emilian Kayima, the article has “grave implications on national and regional […]

Why Police boss fears boda boda 2010 ringleader Abdallah Kitatta

Why Police boss fears boda boda 2010 ringleader Abdallah Kitatta

The notorious Kiboko squad has ably been replaced by Boda Boda 2010, a vigilante-cum-militia outfit, whose members attacked a busload of school children last month. Now the shocker is that the deputy Inspector General of Police, Edward Ochom cannot  comment on the activities of Abdallah Kitatta, the head of Boda Boda 2010 for fear of the unknown. […]

Heineken launches Amstel beer brand in Uganda

Heineken launches Amstel beer brand in Uganda

Dutch brewer, Heineken’s Uganda arm has officially launched Amstel beer, the third premium alcoholic brand from the global beverage gaint since it made its foray into the Ugandan market. The others are “Heineken brand” and Desperados, a tequila flavoured beer. According to the firm, Amstel beer has an alcoholic strength of 5% and will be […]

Uganda considering compulsory HIV/Aids testing for men

Uganda considering compulsory HIV/Aids testing for men

Government is listening to a proposal to have a new policy that compels men to go for HIV/Aids testing that will help reduce new infections. The argument is being fronted by Kole Woman MP Judith Alyek who also serves as chairperson of the Parliament Committee on HIV/Aids. Statistics from Uganda Aids Commission show that in […]

PEMBA blasts haters Using ‘F’ words

PEMBA blasts haters Using ‘F’ words

City moneybags Jack Pemba on Wednesdays returned to Kampala after six months abroad and caused a stampede on arrival at Entebbe International Airport. The moneyed fella was that evening hosted to a welcome party that also dubbed as the 2017 Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards (ASFAs) nominees party at Sky Lounge, Kismenti and during an […]