After arresting tycoon Abid Alam, M7 extends Bamugemereire arrangement

After arresting tycoon Abid Alam, M7 extends Bamugemereire arrangement

Justice Catherine Bamugemereire’s crusade against those accused of grabbing land and fuelling conflicts has not spared high profile figures with clout and leverage. Now, President Yoweri Museveni has granted her Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters six more months. It had been given six months which expired on November 9. A statement by the Commissions […]

How much do you need to explore Uganda’s best attractions?

How much do you need to explore Uganda’s best attractions?

You should have known by now that Uganda is one of the best holiday destinations on the African continent. The country has a variety of attractions that instantly smite travellers from all walks of life. Be it nature, culture or history, Uganda has it all. It is also common knowledge that Uganda is one of […]

Jinja: Banks in umbrella war

Jinja: Banks in umbrella war

There was a battle of brands during the official handover of the Jinja Storage Terminal by the energy ministry to the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC). The Storage Terminal managed by a private firm, One Petroleum operates under UNOC and received funding from Equity Bank Uganda to refurbish the facility. So when Malcolm Noronha, the […]

Minister Mukwaya roots for Uganda’s needs at labour body

Minister Mukwaya roots for Uganda’s needs at labour body

Uganda has informed the International Labour Organisation (ILO) she needs support to create jobs in the country for the youths during the 331st Meeting of the Governing Body in Geneva, Switzerland. A Ugandan delegation led by Hon Janat Mukwaya, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development is currently attending meeting accompanied by Mr. Pius Bigirimana, […]

UBC boss Agaba hails ‘long and influencing service’ of 22 retiring colleagues

UBC boss Agaba hails ‘long and influencing service’ of 22 retiring colleagues

It was announced last week that UBC, Uganda’s national broadcaster’s most senior workers Ismael Kigozi, Kazinda Esther, Dick Mulima, Iga Bukenya Joseph, Omoding Herbert and Mukalazi Kyobe started life in retirement after clocking the age of 60. Kigozi has been Uganda’s best Swahili anchor while Kazinda became popular for her s kids programme Esseza Omutto. […]

Christians open war against Age Limit

Christians open war against Age Limit

Two bishops from Tooro have spoken out against plans by the government to amend the constitution and remove presidential age limits. In their latest assault on the proponents of the age limit removal, bishops Robert Muhiirwa Akiiki of Fort Portal Catholic Diocese and Reuben Kisembo Amooti of the Anglican diocese of Ruwenzori, urged leaders to […]

Mobile payments spur financial inclusion in Uganda – experts

Mobile payments spur financial inclusion in Uganda – experts

Bank of Uganda he ministry of financedata shows that 15% of all adult Ugandans have no access to any financial services while more than more than 40 rely on informal financial services. More still, over half of Uganda’s adults are forced to keep their savings at home because of a lack of access to formal […]

Uganda Online Publishers protest arrest of journalists over Kaweesi murder stories

Uganda Online Publishers protest arrest of journalists over Kaweesi murder stories

Uganda Police Force has detained Stanley Ndawula, the proprietor of Investigator News and Robert Ndawula, a reporter of the same online media house. The duo was arrested on Tuesday night after being interrogated at Police’s Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department (CIID). It is understood that Stanley and Robert are being held on charges related to […]