South Sudanese refugees ‘shunning Uganda hospitality’

South Sudanese refugees ‘shunning Uganda hospitality’

Some South Sudanese refugees in large settlements in West Nile region have started returning home voluntarily. Authorities in the settlements, say at least 71 refugees have voluntarily returned to the South Sudan capital, Juba through Oraba boarder point since December last year. Solomon Osakana, the Arua District Refugee Desk Officer, says the decision of the […]

4000 MUBs students graduate today at Makerere

4000 MUBs students graduate today at Makerere

The Makerere University (MAK) Vice Chancellor Prof. Barnabus Nawangwe has applauded Makerere University Business School (MUBS) for establishing a program that has provided an opportunity for Luzira government prison inmates to get enrolled for further studies. He says this is a great initiative that has seen 90 inmates get enrolled at MUBS with all the […]

Shortage of blood in hospitals hits Uganda badly: RED CROSS

Shortage of blood in hospitals hits Uganda badly: RED CROSS

The shortage of blood has reportedly spread to regional Hospitals. It follows reported cases of blood shortage in the central regional mainly Hospitals in Kampala because of the referral status and population. The affected districts that are facing a high risk of mortality as a result of lack of blood include Arua, Gulu, Mbale and […]

Unveiling the new Total fuel card

Unveiling the new Total fuel card

Total Uganda has unveiled a new cashless payment solution for its customers, in its effort to increase convenience at all its 128 services stations countrywide and empower motorists to manage their spend better. The new Total card was unveiled to the press today at Kampala Serena Hotel, by Mr. Florentin de Loppinot , the Managing […]

Sadolin launches Kampala Colour Center as part of expansion plan

Sadolin launches Kampala Colour Center as part of expansion plan

Sadolin has today launched a first of its kind colour center which will offer experiential shopping for customers looking for uninterrupted colour setting. The new center was launched in an event hosting top executives in the construction industry, Sadolin customers, distributors and dealers at the Freedom city mall in Kampala. The spacious establishment will be […]

Strange illness eats up Bukomansimbi MP Deo Kiyingi

Strange illness eats up Bukomansimbi MP Deo Kiyingi

One of Buganda’s modest Members of Parliament, Deogratious Kiyingi (Bukomansimbi) is fighting for his life in an Asian hospital, TheUgandan has found out. Hon. Kiyingi was over the weekend been airlifted to Thailand in critical condition. Kiyingi was flown out of the country on life support on Saturday in the company of his wife, Florence Nakiwala […]

NRM caucus moves to expel 27 MPs who voted against age limit bill

NRM caucus moves to expel 27 MPs who voted against age limit bill

As dust settles and the consequences of the 27 NRM lawmakers that voted against the constitutional amendment No. 2 bill of 2017 soon becoming known, Kasambya County MP Gaffa Mbwatekamwa and Lwemiyaga MP Theodore Ssekikubo have said they have no intention of attending today’s (Tuesday) NRM parliamentary Caucus meeting. According Solomon Silwany, the caucus vice-chairperson, […]

Kampala registration for free mosquito nets ends today – Health ministry

Kampala registration for free mosquito nets ends today – Health ministry

Today is the last day of the registration exercise for the distribution of Treated Mosquito Nets, the Ministry of health spokesperson Vivian Sserwanja (pictured above) has revealed. Registration of households in Kampala District started on Saturday 13th and will end today (Tuesday 16th January 2018) to be followed by distribution in February 2018. Ms. Sserwanja […]

Besigye case in Mbarara Court flops

Besigye case in Mbarara Court flops

Police briefly stopped former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye and his team from entering court in Mbarara where he was expected to defend himself over charges of inciting violence in November last year. Dr Besigye, his driver Fred Kato, his aide Ronald Muhinda and FDC secretary for mobilization Ingrid Turinawe are expected to reappeared in Mbarara […]

Museveni’s woman Florence Kiremerwa implicated in shs588million gold scam

Museveni’s woman Florence Kiremerwa implicated in shs588million gold scam

Trouble is brewing for Ms Florence Kiremerwa, the Special Presidential Assistant on diaspora after her involvement was cited in a bogus gold deal where her colleague allegedly conned an American businessman of $160,000 (Shs588m) after promising him 25kg of gold. Ms. Kiremerwa connected 54 year-old American gold dealer Richard Richards with former Kampala mayoral aspirant […]

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