Bagyenda money laundering investigations to take time – top govt official

Bagyenda money laundering investigations to take time – top govt official

The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) has this week come under fire after media reports indicated that they had disregarded investigations into allegations of money laundering by former Bank of Uganda Executive Director (Supervision), Justine Bagyenda. FIA boss Sydney Asubo has come out to defend the institution, saying the money laundering investigations take time. Asubo’s assurances […]

National Water’s Jangu Twogere to help disconnected customers

National Water’s Jangu Twogere to help disconnected customers

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation has announced an amnesty to customers who have been disconnected for over 3 months. According to Mr Sam Apedel, the NWSC spokesperson, ‘Come We Talk’ or Jangu Twogere’, a campaign by the water utility expects more than 30,000 customers to get back on the NWSC supply through this drive. […]

MPs block sneaking of dubious Shs1 trillion to 2018-2019 budget

MPs block sneaking of dubious Shs1 trillion to 2018-2019 budget

Parliament has blocked a move by the government to add a sum of Shs1 trillion to the budget estimates for the financial year 2018-2019. The government, through State Minister for Planning David Bahati (pictured), had proposed an allocation of Shs500 billion for the capitalization of Bank of Uganda and another Shs 500 billion as classified […]

Govt ministries, departments are operating on their self desired plans – Muwebwa Ntambi

Govt ministries, departments are operating on their self desired plans – Muwebwa Ntambi

The chairperson Equal Opportunities Commission Sylvia Muwebwa Ntambi blames the slow miserable economic and social growth in the country to the uncoordinated planning by government ministries and agencies. According to Ntambi most of the ministries and departments are operating on their self desired plans which don’t match the agreed upon national development plan that reflects […]

Makerere senior staff bundled back to Luzira over sexual harassment

Makerere senior staff bundled back to Luzira over sexual harassment

Hearing of the bail application of the Makerere University Administrator charged with indecent assault hit a snag on Thursday following a request by the prosecution to involve the Director of Public Prosecution in the matter. Edward Kisuze, a Registrar in the College of Computing and Information Science at Makerere University is accused of indecent assault […]

Emirates profit jump up to 124%

Emirates profit jump up to 124%

Also dominating Uganda’s Middle East routes, leading airline Emirates said on Wednesday its net profits had more than doubled last year, mainly on improved cargo business. The Dubai flagship carrier posted a 124 percent increase in net profit to $762-million (R9.2-billion) in the fiscal year ending in March. “We benefitted from a healthy recovery in […]

Museveni: I don’t want to hear teachers’ nonsense

Museveni: I don’t want to hear teachers’ nonsense

President Museveni was in lashing mood while speaking at national labour day celebrations in Ssembabule, lashing out on the medical doctors and then teachers whom he claimed were carrying nonsense arguments over the recent decision by cabinet to raise salaries for their science counterparts. “I don’t want to hear that nonsense; we the freedom fighters […]

‘Uganda has only 10% of blood in hospitals’

‘Uganda has only 10% of blood in hospitals’

The Acting Director in the Directorate of Public Health and Environment at KCCA Dr. Daniel Ayen Okello has advised the public to embrace the culture of donating blood. He notes that this is the only way the country can meet the required recommendation of blood collection by World Health Organisation standards. Uganda has only 10% […]

All set for ‘She Budonian’ book launch

All set for ‘She Budonian’ book launch

The Old Budonians Club is pleased to present another annual BUDOFEST happening on the 28th April 2018 at the Lugogo Cricket Oval. The exclusive Old Budonians event will kick-start with an Annual General Meeting at 10am and then proceed with the fun-packed BudoFest at 2pm. A book titled She Budonian will be launched at the […]