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 […]

Shopkeeper in Lira wins Car

Shopkeeper in Lira wins Car

Excitment engulfed Good News Street in Lira town as  Felix Atworo a shop attendant, and Ms. Lilly Alum, Felix’s boss  became the first recipients of the 2 out of 25 Toyota Wish cars from the country’s oldest bottler, Crown Beverages. This was during the rewarding activation of the Tukonectinge with Pepsi promo that kicked-off mid last […]

Lyomoki pushes for changes in NSSF

Lyomoki pushes for changes in NSSF

Government has blocked a move by Workers Member of Parliament, Dr. Sam Lyomoki to table a private members National Social Security Fund Amendment Bill, 2019. The bill seeks to amend the NSSF Act, 1985. In his motion of parliament, Lyomoki argues that much as NSSF has for the past 10 years performed well and even […]

Former Police Chief released bail of Shs10m

Former Police Chief released bail of Shs10m

Army Court chairman Lt. Gen. Andrew Gutti on Monday granted bail to former Police Director of Criminal Intelligence Col. Ndahura Atwooki. Col. Ndahura shall report to court once every month and that his movements are restricted to Kampala and Wakiso districts. Col. Ndahura who has been in detention at Makindye Military barracks for close to […]

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