UMEME sets $155 million 2018 investment plan

UMEME sets $155 million 2018 investment plan

Uganda’s leading electricity distribution company, UMEME Limited, injected over USD500m (about Shs1.8trn) in developing necessary infrastructure in 2017, now, they have earmarked a further USD 155 million for new investments in the next year, a top executive said on Thursday. At the ongoing Electricity Regulatory Authority’s tariff review public hearing at Imperial Hotel, UMEME’s deputy […]

Cabinet will not cut sugar prices, Kyambadde insists

Cabinet will not cut sugar prices, Kyambadde insists

Government has no intentions of importing duty free sugar in a bid to reduce on its prices. According to the Ministry of Trade Amelia Kyambadde, the Country has a sugar production of 392,000 metric tonnes which is enough. Media reports on Tuesday said that a kilogramme of sugar is set to drop from about Shs5,000 currently […]

Remembering Sgt (rtd) Kifulugunyu: 1943 – 2017

Remembering Sgt (rtd) Kifulugunyu: 1943 – 2017

Sergeant Steven Kifulugunyu was the chief composer of morale boosting songs during the bush war and the power of song helped the weary soldiers make it through the tough days, has passed on. He died on his way to hospital on the morning of Wednesday November 15, 2017. Kifurungunyu is a musician and claimed to […]

Uganda’s overall inflation rate falls to 4.8 pct in October

Uganda’s overall inflation rate falls to 4.8 pct in October

Uganda’s annual Inflation for October has dropped to 4.8% compared to 5.3 % recorded in September 2017. Releasing a monthly inflation performance report, Uganda Bureau of Statistics director Macroeconomic statistics Chris Mukiza attributed the drop to a decrease in annual core inflation which recorded at 3.5% compared to 4.2% last month. The bureau  said noted […]

Uganda Cranes face 5,330 kilometer Morocco journey as CAF hammer final nail in Kenya CHAN dream

Uganda Cranes face 5,330 kilometer Morocco journey as CAF hammer final nail in Kenya CHAN dream

Uganda’s home based football stars and Cranes fans had fantasized a short and familiar trip to neighbors Kenya for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), scheduled for 12 January to 4 February 2018 but not anymore. Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts, organizers, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced on Sunday. They replace Kenya, […]

Togikwatako: Kanungu voters denounce Minister Baryomunsi

Togikwatako: Kanungu voters denounce Minister Baryomunsi

The issue of amending the Constitution, to handle age limit is becoming hot. On Tuesday morning, Kanungu people have denounced Minister of State for Lands, Housing and Urban Development (Housing) who belongs to the ruling NRM party for not consulting them over the impending “age limit removal”. It took the work of anti-riot Police to […]

Uganda Police engineers joining $2.3b SGR construction team

Uganda Police engineers joining $2.3b SGR construction team

Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo has confirmed the Construction and Engineering Unit of the Uganda Police is heeding to President Yoweri Museveni’s instructions to join the military in the construction of the 273km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). The cops will join their military counterparts UPDF who three weeks ago, sent a team of 10 engineers […]

A lot of laughs at Diners Bukoto as Muhangi’s comedy night clocks 1 year

A lot of laughs at Diners Bukoto as Muhangi’s comedy night clocks 1 year

Celebrated Kampala comedian/MC and Comedy Store Uganda are proud to celebrate our first year of bringing outrageous laughter to Uganda! In celebration at Diners Lounge Bukoto, “We’re delighted to present very special guests Sheebah Karungi, Lidua Jazmine, Undercover Brothers Band, MC Mariachi, Salvador, Amooti Omubalangunzi, MC Kapale, Tamale Mirundi, Dikanio, Snake and Zero, Senga Natume, […]

Africell delivers Ramadhan goodies to Luzira inmates

Africell delivers Ramadhan goodies to Luzira inmates

Muslim Inmates at Luzira Prison are due for a good end of fasting. Africell Uganda has decided to partner with Vision group to deliver hefty end of ramadhan goodies. Everywhere across the world, the Holy Month of Ramadan is characterized by generous sharing and giving in all forms. It’s common practice for people to share […]

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