NBS TV licence revoked by UCC

NBS TV licence revoked by UCC

State regulator Uganda Communications Commission has suspended topnotch broadcaster NBS TV’s broadcasting license for 60 days over repeated breach broadcasting guidelines days after Presidential adviser on Media Tamale Mirundi beat up his host Muyanga Lutaaya live-on-air when the latter asked him about his land lease with Buganda Kingdom. This Tuesday, on being asked why he […]

Intrigue cited as MTN temporarily switches off Africell calls

Intrigue cited as MTN temporarily switches off Africell calls

A new war is brewing between local telecommunications firms, MTN and Africell Uganda after the former  switched off connection with their rival. The incident happened on Tuesday an social media was awash with rants as desperate customers tried to question why they couldn’t connect from Africell to MTN numbers but MTN didn’t have a clear […]

Uganda Land Commission very broke – boss

Uganda Land Commission very broke – boss

The body which manages public land, Uganda Land Commission says it’s facing a number of challenges which hinders it from carrying out its work effectively. Appearing before the land inquiry committee chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, Mr. Baguma Isoke the chairman ULC said one of the challenges they face is understaffing which he said hinders […]

Tobacco giants to pay Ushs7.8 billion to Uganda shareholders

Tobacco giants to pay Ushs7.8 billion to Uganda shareholders

Despite a troubled Ugandan economy, shareholders of British American Tobacco Uganda (BAT Uganda) are set to earn a total of Ushs 7.8 billion as dividends for the year ended 31st December 2016. Following the 2016 financial performance, the Board of Directors recommended a final dividend of Ushs 159 per share which was approved by the […]

Sickly Stella Nyanzi granted bail

Sickly Stella Nyanzi granted bail

Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi who was in jail for 33 days has today been granted bail by the Buganda Road Court. Chief Magistrate  Ereemye Mawanda granted #StellaNyanzi a Shs10 million and her 5 sureties will execute a non-cash bond of 5 million each non-cash bail after she arrived at court at about 10:45, nearly two hours late […]

In jail for 33 days, ‘Museveni abuser’ Stella Nyanzi falls sick

In jail for 33 days, ‘Museveni abuser’ Stella Nyanzi falls sick

Government critic and Makerere University academic Dr Stella Nyanzi is expected to appear in court today for hearing of her bail application with her mental examination battle going to the Constitutional Court. Dr Nyanzi has been on remand since April 10 after she was arrested over offensive communication and cyber harassment after referring to President Museveni […]

‘e2 Young Engineers’ debut at Kampala Baby Expo

‘e2 Young Engineers’ debut at Kampala Baby Expo

There was a mad rush for information from the ‘e2 Young Engineers’ exhibition stall over the weekend during the first ever Kampala Baby Expo 2017, in Kampala Uganda. The e2 Young Engineers Programme, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum is run in Uganda by the African School of Innovations, Science & Technology Ltd […]

About 11 million active simcards ‘to be swiched off’ next week

About 11 million active simcards ‘to be swiched off’ next week

Uganda Communications Commission and the minister for security, General Henry Tumukunde have vowed to switch off millions of illegally active sim cards as the 19th May 2017 deadline draws near. In a press briefing on Monday, UCC executive director, Eng Godfrey Mutabazi told journalists that 13 million sim cards have been registered and verified as of last […]

Makerere hunts for Shs15 billion for descent social facilities

Makerere hunts for Shs15 billion for descent social facilities

Makerere University has launched a campaign to raise Shillings 15billion towards the establishment of a student’s Center. The one-stop student center will be comprised of state of the art Auditorium with 2000 seating capacity and Hall of Fame, Conference facilities, Cafeterias, Internet Kiosks, Memorabilia Shop/Bookshop; Recreational Sports Arena, Entertainment and Social Areas. Dr. Martin Jerome […]