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 […]

Kahinda Otafire denies receiving a bribe to hand JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Kahinda Otafire denies receiving a bribe to hand JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Justice Minister Kahinda Otafire says he warned Uganda National Bureau of Standards against awarding a Japanese company, a monopoly to inspect vehicles imported from Japan and the United Kingdom. The company, JEVIC, is now the focus of an investigation by the Trade committee of Parliament, which is probing the award of contracts for the pre-export […]

Museveni gov’t becoming increasingly hostile towards journalists: Isaac Imaka

Museveni gov’t becoming increasingly hostile towards journalists: Isaac Imaka

The President of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association Isaac Imaka notes that the state will become increasingly hostile towards journalists as it seeks to quash dissent. He observes that state actors and law enforcement agencies act with impunity and arrogance that indicate that they are certain of never being brought to book. Imaka was commenting […]

End of the road for Vodafone Uganda

End of the road for Vodafone Uganda

Telecom operator Vodafone has applied for bankruptcy protection. In a notice of issue of an interim protection order, the Civil Division of the High Court has appointed Donald Nyakairu as Vodafone’s  Provisional Administrator and an interim Protective Order was granted to the company for a period of three (3) months pursuant to Section 139 of […]

Byanyima’s Oxfam boss ‘sorry’ for sex abuse scandal

Byanyima’s Oxfam boss ‘sorry’ for sex abuse scandal

Days after Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima apologised over the British charity’s handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti, Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring has said he is also sorry for the damage the charity has done to the people of Haiti and the wider efforts of aid workers. About 7,000 people have stopped […]

Uganda ill advised to rely only on Hydro power, MP Byarugaba says

Uganda ill advised to rely only on Hydro power, MP Byarugaba says

The Chairperson of Parliament’s natural resources committee Alex Byarugaba says it is ill advised to rely only on Hyrdro electric power generation. He has emphasized the need to continue investing in alternative power sources like thermal generators to provide the nation with a fallback position in case hydro power generation becomes unreliable. His comments follow […]

More millions for Ugandans from Kenya maize exports

More millions for Ugandans from Kenya maize exports

Uganda is holding talks with Kenya to increase grain exports ranging between 600,000 and one million tonnes annually, in a deal that could earn the country an estimated $195 million to $325 million. The deal would be a windfall for farmers and grain traders. Due to lack of enforcement of standards and an open border […]

Why Taxify boda is the safest option

Why Taxify boda is the safest option

Why Boda bodas, or motorcycle taxis, are the main forms of transport in Uganda, their safety has been a big issue. But announcement of a boda-boda option on the Taxify app in Uganda has been heralded as a game changer. Taxify, a ride-sharing platform, last week unveiled their boda boda option and the Estonian firm […]

Mineral deposits in Karamoja making communities vulnerable – Nicholas Opiyo

Mineral deposits in Karamoja  making communities vulnerable –  Nicholas Opiyo

The Uganda Law Reform Commission has been called on to re-examine land rights in mineral rich areas. Nicholas Opiyo, Human Rights lawyer and crusader says the current form of the law leaves communities in mineral deposit areas especially the Karamoja communities vulnerable. His thoughts are supported by the Human Rights Watch report which says huge […]

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