Tracy Jones Akiror: The passionate and eager to learn female footballer

Tracy Jones Akiror: The passionate and eager to learn female footballer

Tracy Jones Akiror no doubt ranks among the young, ardent and fast rising female footballers in the country at the moment. At first discouraged by the mother (Robinah Nassali) to play the beautiful game in a desperate bid to save her then deteriorating educational career, the decision was revised when she landed a bursary courtesy […]

Police will perfectly recover, assures Kyambadde

Police will perfectly recover, assures Kyambadde

Police football club defender Sadat Kyambadde is hopeful their team will recover well in time from the 4-0 humiliation by Vipers S.C on match day two of the Uganda Premier League at Nakivubo Stadium. The Cops fell to Vipers, three days after they resiliently held Sports Club Villa to a goal-less draw at Kavumba Recreational […]

SC Villa lines up Brazilian midfielder, 3 other foreigners

SC Villa lines up Brazilian midfielder, 3 other foreigners

Uganda Premier League giants, Sports Club Villa Jogoo has agreed personal terms with a Brazilian midfielder, Dos Santos. The attacking midfielder arrived in the country last week with three other foreign based players from Ivory Coast and two Democratic Republic of Congo born players. Since arriving in the country, the quartet have been training at […]

Col Kulayigye suspended over gold scandal

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has suspended one of its senior officer, Col. Felix Kulayigye over his alleged involvement in a gold scandal. UPDF spokesman Paddy Ankunda states that Kulayigye has been suspended from the office of chief political commissar. Ankunda twitted Wednesday evening that he had recieved constant calls about the fate of  Col […]

PAC summons Heart Institute officials over Shs 464m theft

Details Created: 24 August 2016 The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned three former officials of Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) over the missing Shs 464m. The trio includes the former cashier, Domnic Ochola, the former chief accountant and the internal auditor. They are wanted to account for Shs 464m from the institute. The decision to summon […]

UNRA 'spent' Shs 15.5bn in legal fees in 3 years

Details Created: 24 August 2016 UNRA executive director Allen Kagina  Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) spent over Shs 15.5bn on private law firms in the last three years, URN has learnt. The payments were made between 2012 and 2015 to sixteen law firms as professional fees for defending the authority in a number of court […]

Traders back to Juba amid security concerns

Details Created: 24 August 2016 Ugandan traders have started returning to South Sudan even when they are not sure fighting has stopped. Hassan Mugisha, a dealer in food products based in Kisenyi, told The Observer that some traders were going back to Juba because they can’t thrive in Uganda. He said many traders had found […]

210 Entrepreneurs Graduate from Stanbic Bank Mentorship Programme

Graduands pose for a photo with Stanbic Bank and Enterprise Uganda Staff. (Photos by: Paul Mugume/ChimpReports) 210 Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) owners have Wednesday graduated from a one year business and mentorship programme supported by Stanbic Bank in partnership with Enterprise Uganda. The program which ran from July 2015 to July 2016 was initiated […]

UPC Split Over Omoro Woman MP Aspirant

The Gulu UPC Chairman Benjamin Oola Ameda(left in blue t-shirt)  and the UPC candidate for the Omoro woman member of parliament Shaka Marie Lapolo(right). The conflicts at Uganda House(the UPC headquarters)  has found its way in Omoro(Photo by James Owich) The candidature of Mariea Shaka Lapolo, the Omoro District Woman MP aspirant has divided members […]

Gulu RDC Cautions Balaalo On Threatening Locals

The meeting between Gulu Resident District Commissioner Capt Santos Okot Lapolo, Balaalo and lander owners in Oroko village in Gulu(Photo by David Okema) By David Okema Gulu Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Captain Santo Okot Lapolo has cautioned Balaalo in Gulu district from threatening violence against locals. Capt Lapolo was speaking yesterday during a meeting with […]

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