A new case of Ebola is confirmed in Kasese

A new case of Ebola is confirmed in Kasese

The Health ministry has confirmed a new Ebola case in Kasese district. A girl of nine who had travelled from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo was found to have a fever during screening for Ebola at the Mpondwe border crossing. A blood sample that was sent for testing confirmed on Thursday evening that she […]

Uganda Airlines promises high quality service after inaugural flight

Uganda Airlines promises high quality service after inaugural flight

In limbo for 18 years, Uganda’s national airline has launched commercial operations with a flight to the Kenyan capital. Uganda Airlines’ inaugural flight to Nairobi on Tuesday carried mostly government and airline officials following a ceremony to re-launch the carrier that collapsed in 2001. Uganda Airlines owns two planes. Four more have been ordered, including […]

Justice Wangutusi rules on Sudhir two-year legal battle with BoU over Shs397b

Justice Wangutusi rules on Sudhir two-year legal battle with BoU over Shs397b

City tycoon, Sudhir Ruparelia, his heir Rajiv and their lawyers triumphantly walked out of the Commercial Court in Kampala, this morning after the dismissal of a multibillion commercial dispute that had been filed against them by Crane Bank in receivership. In his ruling, the head of the commercial court, David Wangutusi, observed that Crane Bank […]

Money launders beating official banking system; Sydney Asubo

Money launders beating official banking system; Sydney Asubo

The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) says it is encountering difficulty in tackling money laundering because launders are now opting for non-traceable transactions. The Authority recently announced that car dealers would be required to register with it, in a move to curb laundering in the business. In addition, the authority is targeting persons involved in trading […]

Gunmen riding on motorcycles kill mobile money attendant in Nakulabye

Gunmen riding on motorcycles kill mobile money attendant in Nakulabye

Police is investigating circumstances under which Juliet Nabaasa, a mobile money attendant in Nakulabye, a suburb of Kampala was shot dead. Nabaasa was reportedly shot dead at around 10pm on Friday, by unknown gunmen who intercepted her in Kayiwa Zone, along Balintuma Road in Rubaga Division. She was heading home aboard a motor vehicle registration […]

Two suspects sent to jail over role in BOU currency saga

Two suspects sent to jail over role in BOU currency saga

Two Bank of Uganda (BoU) officials, Francis Kakeeto, 36 and Fred Vito Wanyama, 42 are bankers have been arraigned before the Anticorruption Court and charged with corruption and abuse of office in connection with the ongoing currency saga, now remanded to Luzira Prison until June 25. The duo are employed as branch manager and assistant branch manager […]

Over Shs500 million worth of Mobile Money and Airtime given out

Over Shs500 million worth of Mobile Money and Airtime given out

Crown Beverages Limited (CBL), the bottler of soft drinks; Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Sting, and Nivana Water has so far rewarded its customerswith Mobile Money and Airtime worthUgx 500 million, in the ongoing  Tukonectinge with Pepsi consumer reward promotion. The Tukonectinge promo that waslaunched early this yearhas seen the soft drinks company consumersparticipate and win grand […]

Uganda a target and victim of terrorist attacks by Rwanda agents – Kutesa

Uganda a target and victim of terrorist attacks by Rwanda agents – Kutesa

Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa, Friday briefed the diplomatic corps on the status of the Uganda-Rwanda relations. Briefing diplomatic corps in Kampala on the status of the now frosty relations, Hon. Kutesa outlined the state rimes Uganda accuse Rwanda of including acts of international aggression, terrorism and assassination of some high profile Uganda officials among […]

Gunmen resume killing Rwandan refugees in Uganda

Gunmen resume killing Rwandan refugees in Uganda

As  diplomacy stalls in restoring good relations between neighbours Uganda and Rwanda, the pattern of murders by a serial killers allegedly sponsored by one of  the state intelliegnce agencies has resumed. Authorities in the boarder district of Kisoro have confirmed that a 52-year-old Rwandan national and resident of Bigina Village Hospital Ward in Kisoro Town in Kisoro District, western Uganda was […]

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