Busoga University shut down by Government over fake degrees in fresh purge

Busoga University shut down by Government over fake degrees in fresh purge

We reported last year that the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) had revoked the provisional licence it granted to Busoga University and cancelled fake degrees the Iganga-based institution. Now, it has been closed completely as part of a Government-led clampdown, it has been revealed NCHE executive director, Prof John Opuda-Asibo cites unending irregularities at […]

Bafumbira Night happening at Clouds Bar in Ntinda

Bafumbira Night happening at Clouds Bar in Ntinda

“Whether you like Bafumbira or Kisoro traditional folk songs and dances or urban type of the music and dances, Bafumbira World Night night at Clouds Bar, Capital Shopping Centre, Ntinda is the place to be tonight (Friday 1st December 2017)” The night is a tri-annual event that is celebrated in renowned urban centers. The aim […]

Fresh murders in Kisoro characterized by beheading

Fresh murders in Kisoro characterized by beheading

Police in Kisoro is investigating the gruesome murder of two men whose headless bodies were discovered in Northern Division Kisoro municipality this morning. The deceased have been identified as Kefa Mugabe and Moses Muftindinda all residents of Shunga Village, Nyabwishenya Sub County, Kisoro district. The two were casual labourers in the home of Rev. Canon […]

More Ugandan women suffering from gender-based violence

More Ugandan women suffering from gender-based violence

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today, a new report says. The United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, defines Gender Based Violence (GBV) as any act of gender-based violence that results in or is […]

UMEME writes to regulator over retesting meters of its 1 million customers

UMEME writes to regulator over retesting meters of its 1 million customers

Power distribution giant UMEME is in talks with government body Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) to consider the resultant costs as Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) moves to have all electricity meters to be retested. As Ugandans wait for a public hearing next month seek for publics’ views on the utilities proposals, including the suggestion […]

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Umeme has quadrupled its investment

Over the last 12 years, Umeme’s investments in the distribution infrastructure has led to the doubling of the physical infrastructures, improved efficiencies, quadrupling of customer connections, supply reliability and improved customer service According to Selectino Babungi, “Umeme has cumulatively invested over US$500m in the distribution network” He said, adding that these investments focus on restoration […]

Museveni promotes SFC boss Don Nabaasa

Museveni promotes SFC boss Don Nabaasa

The commander of the country’s elite Special Forces command Colonel Don Nabaasa has been promoted to the rank of a Brigadier General in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces. The Commander in Chief Gen. Yoweri Museveni’s office on Wednesday confirmed Nabaasa’s promotion. Colonel Abel Kandiho the Chief of Military Intelligence has also been promoted to the rank […]

Chinese who gave Sam Kuteesa Shs1.8 billion bribe for Hoima oil deal arrested

Chinese who gave Sam Kuteesa Shs1.8 billion bribe for Hoima oil deal arrested

Almost a fortnight after Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kuteesa was named among powerful world politicians with offshore companies that avoid taxes named in “Paradise Papers”, the man from Sembabule is being probed by the United States over receiving bribes exchange for business advantages for a Chinese oil and gas company. The American judiciary on Tuesday […]

Strike offers Gashumba more freedom as fraud case drags on

Strike offers Gashumba more freedom as fraud case drags on

Grade one Magistrate Samuel Kagoda has asked socialite Frank Gashumba and his co-accused persons, Innocent Kasumba one Ismail Kiyingi  to return on 11th December since both the trial Chief magistrate James Eremye Mawanda and the Prosecutors were indisposed. The trio who are out on bail appeared before Grade One Magistrate, Mr Samuel Kagoda, on Monday. They […]

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraising events

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraising events

Nyakasura School, one of Uganda’s prestigious educational facilities is a beehive of activities as an  alumni charity golf and football showcases happen today (November 11, 2017) in Fort Portal, Kabarole, Western Uganda. The events provide a platform to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing fundraising campaign to refurbish Nyakasura School. Already confirmed participating in […]

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