MPs mourn successor of Mrs Museveni killed by virus

MPs mourn successor of Mrs Museveni killed by virus

Parliament pays tribute to fallen Ruhaama MP, William Zinkuratiire who passed away in Nsambya hospital on Saturday after a long battle with Hepatitis B virus. Beijukye was elected Ruhama county MP in February 2016 under the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ticket. He replaced the First Lady Janet Museveni who held the seat in the 8th […]

UCC silent as Kyadondo East MP’s Togikwatako” song ‘incites violence’

UCC silent as Kyadondo East MP’s Togikwatako” song ‘incites violence’

Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has surprised with a sharply political new track. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in 2016 secretly asked broadcasters not to dare play Wine’s song, Dembe on their airwaves. Indeed, by last evening, some social media users were tweeting that news about the ‘ban’ had driven them 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 […]

Munyonyo hosts Sunday Soul performances

Munyonyo hosts Sunday Soul performances

Hippy residents of Munyonyo, Muyenga, Kibuli, Kabalagala, Bunga suburbs of Kampala were on Sunday joined at the lakeside by friends in the perfect end to the week. Revelers lounged around Speke Resort Munyonyo and Whitehead Communications presented to them Sunday Soul; with live performances from Uganda’s rising stars and most authentic of Afro-soul Kenneth Mugabi, […]

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

While events to mark 50 years of Uganda’s political independence, were going on, two prominent theatre companies, Afri-Talent and Bakayimbira Dramactors wrote and staged a play; ‘The State of the Nation’ (Ejjirikiti), which was an indictment of the government for its failure to curb corruption and sectarianism among many other ills. The play attracted the […]

Entebbe Airport gets new Immigration booths

Entebbe Airport gets new Immigration booths

Due to the growing numbers of passengers and increased competition in the region, Civil Aviation Authority  is focused on avoiding long queues and other minor problems at Entebbe International Airport, the managers this week completing modification of Immigration booths in the Arrivals Hall. Travelers confessed the airport’s new counters have enhanced passenger facilitation and CAA is […]

State House body so far ‘saved’ Uganda Shs15 billion

State House body so far ‘saved’ Uganda Shs15 billion

The Health Monitoring Unit has recovered stolen medicine worth more than Shs15 billion, since the unit was created by President Museveni eight years ago. The head of the Health Monitoring Unit, Dr Jackson Ojera, says the Unit deserves applause, rather than condemnations from health workers. His response comes as Uganda Medical Association demand disbandment of […]

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