OPINION: Civil Aviation Authority clarified, but did not ‘condemn’ ICAO report

OPINION: Civil Aviation Authority clarified, but did not ‘condemn’ ICAO report

We noted with concern the headline ‘CAA upset over Uganda’s negative air safety rating’ in the Daily Monitor of August 10. The detailed explanation of Uganda’s performance in relation to Effective Implementation of safety standards arising out of the 2014 International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Coordinated Validation Mission (ICVM) was unfortunately misconstrued as dissatisfaction with […]

Uganda’s Sadolin finally lost to Japanese for Shs314 billion

Uganda’s Sadolin finally lost to Japanese for Shs314 billion

Jinja firm Sadolin group, the largest paint manufacturing company in Uganda, with more than 50% market share will now take on the new brand name Kansai Plascon – of a Japanese company. This follows a recent acquisition of Sadolin East Africa by Kansai Plascon who have been on an acquisition spree in developing markets shifting […]

Uganda media owners called ‘hyenas’

Uganda media owners called ‘hyenas’

Experts have faulted media owners for using their powers to infringe on the rights of journalists they employ. During a post-Press Freedom Day media conference organised by the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO in partnership with Uganda Journalists Association (UJA) the experts agree that the Uganda Police Force comes top in human rights reports for […]

Besigye, Museveni clash in Kagoma by-election, NRM ferries in buses

Besigye, Museveni clash in Kagoma by-election, NRM ferries in buses

Forum for Democratic Change’s strong man Dr. Kiiza Besigye and President Museveni are back on the campaign trail on Monday as they canvassed for votes in Kagoma County by-election. Dr. Besigye, the former FDC president who has challenged Museveni for the top seat in the last four elections, was joined by other opposition leaders to […]

UGANDA v IVORY COAST: Miya v Serge Aurier, Massa v Eric Bailly and other key battles in Dubai

UGANDA v IVORY COAST: Miya v Serge Aurier, Massa v Eric Bailly and other key battles in Dubai

Uganda Cranes onWednesday afternoon find themselves facing several familiar faces (watched on Television playing in top Europen Leagues), with several of England based squad included. It is an opportunity for coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic to start the process of determining his best side for the finals  with Mali, Egypt and Ghana against top-calibre opposition today. […]

Forest Cottages Hotel unveils cheap Christmas and New Year offers

Forest Cottages Hotel unveils cheap Christmas and New Year offers

Honestly. The pressure. As if it wasn’t enough eating the famed but poorly prepared Luwombo and heavy smoke-filled family lunches in the village to reach perfection at exactly the same moment, now the whole of Uganda has an irritating opinion on food preparation, ingredients and of course, local brew. And the you’ve got New Year […]

PM Rugunda launches Kibwetere book entailing how 1000 people were burnt to death in Kanungu

PM Rugunda launches Kibwetere book entailing how 1000 people were burnt to death in Kanungu

Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has expressed antagonism as to how Joseph Kibwetere managed to disguise his activities under his NGO that led to deaths of hundreds of innocent people in Kanungu district which subsequently forced the government to amend the NGO Act in the wake of the massacres. Presiding over the launch of ‘The […]