Mrs Museveni sounds war drums

Mrs Museveni sounds war drums

The First lady Janet Museveni has vowed to take harsh action against any school teacher involved in child sexual abuse. Janet Museveni made a commitment as Minister of education that headteacher guilty of child sexual abuse will be sacked. She was speaking at an event at Parliament where young girls who have been victims of […]

Uganda Clays Limited posts a 4.5% Growth from Shs 26n to 27.2bn

Uganda Clays Limited posts a 4.5% Growth from Shs 26n to 27.2bn

Kampala, 28th June, 2018: The Board of Directors Uganda Clays Limited is pleased to announce that the company again posted good results for a second year in a row thus enabling sustained shareholder value and a dividend pay off. The company posted a 4.5% growth in revenue during the year from Uganda Shillings 26bn in 2016 […]

Makerere moves to end College of Health Sciences scandal

Makerere moves to end College of Health Sciences  scandal

Makerere University Admissions Committee has agreed to admit a group of students whose initial qualifications had been rejected by the Allied Health Professional’s Council. The students initially graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences. However, the degree programme was not registered with the Allied Health Professional’s Council, which meant that its graduates could […]

Makerere University to scrap courses with less than 200 students

Makerere University to scrap courses with less than 200 students

The report on the Evening and Allowances Review committee of Makerere University has recommended scrapping courses with less than 200 students. Some of the courses which have reduced in student numbers according to Dr Vincent Ssembatya, the director for Quality Assurance at Makerere, include Bachelor of Electrical engineering and Civil Engineering. Dr. Ssembatya attributes the […]

Billions of stolen South Sudanese money invested in Uganda – US

Billions of stolen South Sudanese money invested in Uganda – US

The United States has claimed that South Sudanese elites are hiding assets and buying property in Uganda. The revelation was made by the US Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Ms Sigal Mandelker who asked President Yoweri Museveni to stop South Sudan political leaders from buying property using corruption proceeds. We also know that much of […]

MTN shifts focus to youth empowerment

MTN shifts focus to youth empowerment

June 8, 2018 –  MTN Uganda staff from the Marketing Department and Sales and Distribution engaged with members of the Youth Empowerment Scheme (U) Limited. The project, which deals in the manufacture of construction materials such as road curbs, culvert, bricks, pavers and metal fabrication in Makindye division, was started in 2011 by Fred Mugenyi and three […]

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 […]