France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

With the Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) on track for the completion of Isimba and Karuma dams — two of the country’s most ambitious energy projects expected to double the power output, Uganda has Friday signed an agreement worth €1.5 million (Ushs 6.5 billion) smaller for hydropower projects.with  France through the French Development Agency. The […]

Telecom giant could lose billions over switching off Africell calls

Telecom giant could lose billions over switching off Africell calls

MTN Uganda, MTN Group’s subsidiary here has reportedly been warned over unfair practices against other players, with a massive fine likely. An insider at the industry regulator, Uganda Communications Commission said the government body is pressing ahead with an unprecedented plan to fine MTN Uganda after last Tuesday’s unfortunate incident where MTN Uganda switched off Africell […]

UNEARTHED! Why Mzee Byanyima preferred Besigye over Museveni to marry Winnie

UNEARTHED! Why Mzee Byanyima preferred Besigye over Museveni to marry Winnie

As Uganda prepares for an official burial of late Boniface Byanyima, who passed away on Tuesday at Kampala’s Nakasero Hospital more details about his frosty relationship with ‘son’ and former student President Yoweri Museveni have emerged. The latest in the secrets is why one of the pioneer leaders of  Ugandan politics, Mzee Byanyima blocked the then […]

Kabaka’s sister Nnalinya Namikka arrested over fraud

Kabaka’s sister Nnalinya Namikka arrested over fraud

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II’s sister, Nnalinya Beatrice Namikka, the rightful heir to the in-charge of Kasubi Royal Tombs, was on Thursday arrested and detained at Buganda Road court cells over a land deal gone wrong. The aging Naalinya, was cornered by court bailiffs from Abel Wakaza’s Waka Associates yesterday on orders of the deputy registrar Bailiffs […]

MPs today ‘experiencing Nalufenya torture chambers’

MPs today ‘experiencing Nalufenya torture chambers’

The Parliament Committee on Human Rights is expected to visit Nalufenya detention facility today as directed by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. This comes after numerous torture allegations within the detention facility. Recently, torture photos of Kamwenge mayor surfaced online and sparked a debate into the violation of human rights at Nalufenya. Uganda Police Force came under […]

Museveni mourns ‘father’ Byanyima at night (PHOTOS)

Museveni mourns ‘father’  Byanyima at night (PHOTOS)

President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday night joined family and friends in Kampala of the late Boniface Byanyima, a man who influenced Ugandan politics from start to finish. The funeral and burial of Mzee Byanyima is likely to be a hot political potato for the government and the opposition in the currently polarized political times, given […]

Jubilation as Parliament suspends Sim cards registration deadline

Jubilation as Parliament suspends Sim cards registration deadline

With just hours left ahead of tomorrow’s deadline to verify mobile Sim cards, Parliament has passed a motion extending the registration of SIM cards by not more than one year. The Leader of Opposition Hon. Winnie Kiiza moved motion to extend the deadline with Mukono South MP Johnson Muyanja supporting the motion while Buvuma Woman MP Jennifer […]

NORTH-WEST OF UGANDA! #Ebola risk ‘high’ in DR Congo

NORTH-WEST OF UGANDA! #Ebola risk ‘high’ in DR Congo

A total of 18 suspected cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization has said. There have been two confirmed cases of Ebola and three deaths. The dead include a 39-year-old man identified as “patient zero” in preliminary investigations, and two others who had close contact with […]

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