Museveni explains how she ‘kept 3 daughters virgins’

Museveni explains how she ‘kept 3 daughters virgins’

First Lady Janet Museveni has said that she kept her daughters her daughters sign pieces of paper not to have sex before marriage. “I made all my daughters to sign ‘true love waits’ cards and they would abstain from sex until the wedding night (when) they (would) produce these cards to their spouses,” said Ms […]

Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba mourns as Mogadishu bombing death toll rises to more than 300 people

Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba mourns as Mogadishu bombing death toll rises to more than 300 people

The death toll from a truck bombing in Mogadishu is now over 300, Major General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Uganda’s Senior Presidential Adviser for Special Operations has condoled with the victims of Somalia’s deadliest attack in a decade. The toll has steadily risen since Saturday, when the blasts – for which no organisation has claimed responsibility – […]

People on the move: Veteran PR honcho Simon Kaheru joins Coca Cola

People on the move: Veteran PR honcho Simon Kaheru joins Coca Cola

Coca Cola Beverages Africa – Uganda on Monday announced its appointment of renowned communications and advertising expert Simon Kaheru, as Public Relations and Communications Director. Mr. Kaheru who has over 25 years of experience in the media, public and corporate communications, reputation management as partnership building, most recently served as Board Chairman of Uganda Broadcasting […]

Equity Bank’s EazzyBanking App set to dominate Ugandan market

Equity Bank’s EazzyBanking App set to dominate Ugandan market

Uganda started the journey from a cash-dominated economy to a digital-based economy in 2009. The country is emerging as a strong performer in digital financial services (DFS). Financial inclusion insights Uganda (2016) shows that close to 4 in every 10 Ugandan adults (39%) now have access to financial services. 35% have a mobile money account, […]

Final o’level exams kickoff

Final o’level exams kickoff

At least 326, 149 Senior Four students are being examined for the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)that have started today (Oct 16) as students sit for their first paper, Physics Practice and Art . The government programme, Universal Secondary Education (USE) has registered 151,894 candidates, representing 46.6 per cent of the students sitting UCE. UCE […]

Sentamu’s Albanian redemption, scoring goals again

Sentamu’s Albanian redemption, scoring goals again

After a torrid spell last season and temporarily out of the Uganda Cranes setup, European-based footballer Yunus Sentamu has regained his goal scoring mojo back. The former AS Vita (DR Congo) striker who broke to prominence after the CHAN 2014 tournament in South Africa was on target for his tier side FK Tirana in their […]

FIRE! Arsonists almost burn down MP Abiriga’s home

FIRE! Arsonists almost burn down MP Abiriga’s home

Uganda Police is investigating an alleged arsonist attack on Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga’s home in Arua Town, West Nile. Abiriga whose trademark ill-fitting yellow suit, yellow shoes, yellow tie, yellow cap and a yellow shirt, among other yellows, have made him a ‘‘national sensation’’reported a of attempted arson to Police, his wife […]

Plascon boss arrested over libel damages to Sadolin as battle of paints escalates

Plascon boss arrested over libel damages to Sadolin as battle of paints escalates

Mr. Moses Kato, a Kansai Plascon Uganda Sales Executive was arrested and detained by police at Kabalagala Police Station, Kampala over tarnishing the reputation of Dutch global paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel’s Sadolin paint business in Uganda. Kato on Saturday confessed to spreading malicious rumours about the Sadolin brand saying that that ‘Sadolin is competitor […]

Age Limit: Museveni signs off Shs 90 billion for MPs

Age Limit: Museveni signs off Shs 90 billion for MPs

President Yoweri Museveni on Friday approved facilitation in the regions of Shs 90 billion for consultative meetings following the NRM parliamentary caucus where he backed a decision by his cabinet to support a Bill seeking to amend the Constitution to remove age limits. A source privy to the proceedings of the meeting held at the […]

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