Ecobank makes big push for mobile banking customers

Ecobank makes big push for mobile banking customers

With a growing presence in Kampala, West African financial giant Ecobank has announced that its Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago. A statement from Ms. Primrose Kobusingye, Ecobank Uganda head of Communications revealed […]

Billions ‘stolen’ to bribe MPs, Lukwago tells Age Limit hearing in Mbale

Billions ‘stolen’ to bribe MPs, Lukwago tells Age Limit hearing in Mbale

Erias Lukwago the lawyer representing the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza and five other opposition MPs   says Parliament breached its rules by passing a private member’s bill that caused a charge on the consolidated fund. Elias Lukwago, told a panel of five justices that Article (93) of the Constitution prohibits parliament from passing […]

Bank of Africa tips SMEs on how to access financing

Bank of Africa tips SMEs on how to access financing

Bank of Africa’s Managing Director, Mr. Arthur Isiko, has tipped various Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on how to access finance as a key aspect for sustainable business growth. Mr. Isiko (pictured above) was speaking at a business forum hosted by the Bank at Tick Hotel in Kawempe Division. This forum, which is a first […]

Deadly armyworm from Rwanda attacks Uganda

Deadly armyworm from Rwanda attacks Uganda

Authorities are confirming the deadly fall armyworm outbreak in Rubanda District, southwestern Uganda which is close to Rwanda suggesting that the pest that destroys maize could have migrated from the neighboring country. Mr. Stephen Byantwale, a commissioner in charge of crop protection in the Ministry of Water and Environment says government has received reports from […]

Experts to discuss innovative ways of reducing the cost of real estate ownership

Experts to discuss innovative ways of reducing the cost of real estate  ownership

Majority of Ugandan businesses and individuals are struggling with affording real estate. In an effort to expose these Ugandans to affordable and innovative ways of real estate construction and financing; brainchild Burson-Marsteller-Uganda’s most awarded Public Relations, Digital & Experiential agency, Quicket- Uganda’s leading online ticket company and Riley Media, a renown media and production company, […]

Kayihura apologises saying ‘Forgive me. I am a loyal soldier’

Kayihura apologises saying ‘Forgive me. I am a loyal soldier’

The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura has this morning handed over office to his successor, Martin Okoth-Ochola. “Forgive me if there is any I stepped on during my tenure , all I meant was for the good of our country , I didn’t have any personal problem with any of you,” Gen. […]

Who is sabotaging Bryan White attempted murder case?

Who is sabotaging Bryan White attempted murder case?

Hearing of an attempted murder case against city socialite Brian Kirumira popularly known as Bryn White has failed to commence for the second time, after the state prosecutor informed court that she does not have the police file in court. Court at Makindye presided over by Chief Magistrate Elias Kakooza has heard from state Attorney […]

UCC to Shutdown Unregistered News Websites

UCC to Shutdown Unregistered News Websites

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director Godffrey Mutabazi has issued a last warning to all unregistered and unlicensed news publishing websites that they will be shutdown. Mutabazi made the final call at the Annual Broadcasters Conference on Wednesday held at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. He said the purpose of registering the news websites is […]

Salvador, Mariach and Teacher Mpamire for new Rock Comedy

Salvador, Mariach and Teacher Mpamire for new Rock Comedy

Over ten celebrated comedians Patrick Salvador, Napoleon Emmah, MC Mariach and Teacher Mpamire among others have been billed to perform at Rock comedy show which holds on March 6, 2018 at Rock Bar Restaurant. Physical Address: Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala by 7pm prompt. “People should expect the best performances on that day, we have […]