Uganda’s pioneer digital youth SACCO marks one year

Uganda’s pioneer digital youth SACCO marks one year

In order to fight youth unemployment, a group of youth innovated a SACCO called Mushana Youth SACCO the first digitalized youth financial institution in Uganda. According Janson Mugabe the lead innovator and Chief Executive Officer of the SACCO says there was need to embrace the digital era and form an electronic SACCO system that helps […]

Muzizi hydropower plant project works get Shs 342billion boast

Muzizi hydropower plant project works get Shs 342billion boast

The Uganda government has revealed a Shs 342bn (about 90 million Euros) concessional loan from different European countries for the construction of the Shs 418bn Muzizi hydropower plant project. The project is at River Muzizi which is 6km upstream of Lake Albert in Kibaale District extending to Kabarole, Kyenjojo and Ntoroko districts in western Uganda. […]

Ugandans complain about seeing old photos on Facebook

Ugandans complain about seeing old photos on Facebook

There have been several claims of outdated posts being re-shared on users’ timelines without their permission. Though the cause of the issue is unknown, the timing has people wondering if the glitch is related to the new version of Facebook’s app on iOS, which came out recently, or the recent Year in Review feature. Earlier […]

Who’s to blame for UTL’s Shs128 billion debt? Everyone and no one: special report

Who’s to blame for UTL’s Shs128 billion debt? Everyone and no one: special report

Uganda Telecom teeters on the brink of bankruptcy. Budadiri West MP, Nandala Mafabi on Thursday alleged years of corruption and mismanagement. His report tabled in the House claims that the company loses 1.5 million dollars, over four bullion shillings every month. Who’s responsible for UTL’s financial fiasco? The MP further accused top managers, including the […]

China’s Wuhan City, Jinja sign pact

China’s Wuhan City, Jinja sign pact

Uganda’s former industrial giant town of Jinja is set for a revival after signing an agreement of mutual interests with Wuhan Municipality in China. Witnessed by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, His Worship Wan Yong and Jinja’s Majid Batambuze signed a cooperation agreement putting in place a relationship expected to benefit both Municipalities. The pact […]