Glamorous Goat Races return after 7 year absence

Glamorous Goat Races return after 7 year absence

Speke Resort Munyonyo has announced the famous Royal Ascot Goat Race happen this year on 25 August 2018 after seven years of no action. For many years, the goat was the biggest event on the social calendar for people in Kampala. “Yes, you’ve heard it right, the Royal Ascot Goat Race is back at the […]

Gen. Kale Kayihura speaks out

Gen. Kale Kayihura speaks out

Former Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura has refuted reports that he has been arrested. Information circulating on social media states the that Gen Kayihura had been summoned by the Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi while other new outlets claimed he had been arrested from his farm in   at Katebe village, Kasagama Lyantonde […]

How Umeme seeks to avert estimated shs100b losses from power theft

How Umeme seeks to avert estimated shs100b losses from power theft

Kampala, Uganda, Friday, June 11th, 2018 – The judiciary and security forces in Bugisu region have promised to support Umeme in its bid to have power thieves prosecuted to curb the rampant vice. Speaking at the workshop between Umeme and Police, Directorate of Public Prosecution, and the Judiciary from the 12 districts in the Bugisu […]

Coca Cola recycling tonnes of Uganda’s plastic waste

Coca Cola recycling tonnes of Uganda’s plastic waste

Kampala – 5 June 2018:  To mark World Environment Day today, The Coca-Cola Company and its bottling partner Coca-Cola Beverages Africa – Uganda, reaffirm its commitment to help create a world without waste. World Environment Day was founded by the United Nations Environment to promote worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. […]

Row erupts over billions for roads in Masaka

Row erupts over billions for roads in Masaka

Masaka District Roads Committee has blocked a proposal by Masaka Municipal Council to divert funds from the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID Project to work on some roads under the central government. USMID is a World Bank funded project under, which government secured a loan to help selected municipalities to improve their infrastructure. Masaka […]

Sudhir to do business with former Nigerian president Obasanjo

Sudhir to do business with former Nigerian president Obasanjo

One of East Africa’s richest men Sudhir Ruparelia has met former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in London where the two discussed business, media reports said. The two met at a wedding at Raju Thakrar daughters’ Sabre and Ronak wedding at Hilton Hotel park lane London. The parents of the girl are friends to both Obasanjo […]

UN ignores Uganda pleas not to relocate its regional centre to Nairobi

UN ignores Uganda pleas not to relocate its regional centre to Nairobi

A number of legislators have protested the proposed relocation of the United Nations base in Entebbe, as a United Nations Regional Service Centre but the UN is yet to respond. The move to relocate the base was unveiled by United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres showing that instead, the Kenyan Capital Nairobi has been shortlisted to […]

Age Limit Petition: Keith Muhakanizi grilling over billions dished to MPs

Age Limit Petition: Keith Muhakanizi grilling over billions dished to MPs

Hearing of the petition challenging the constitutional amendment that scraped presidential age limits has resumed this morning before the Constitutional court sitting in Mbale. Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana is today expected to make more submissions why the Age- limit law should not be annulled. The petitioners’ lawyers led by Wandera Ogalo and the Lord […]

Scandal implicating ex BoU director Justine Bagyenda draws renewed attention, DFCU owe Sudhir up to Shs600 billion

Scandal implicating ex BoU director Justine Bagyenda draws renewed attention, DFCU owe Sudhir up to Shs600 billion

The fight with Bank of Uganda Governer Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile has lifted the lid off his no sacked Executive Director of supervision Justine Bagyenda’s alleged role in the controversial Crane Bank transaction. Documents that Bagyenda previously kept under lock and key have leaked raising questions over the deal and sparking off fresh suits. Key amongst […]

‘My name is Life’: Beautiful cancer survivor from Rwanda on Kampala book launch that she hopes will help others

‘My name is Life’: Beautiful cancer survivor from Rwanda on Kampala book launch that she hopes will help others

24 year-old Karen Bugingo is a cancer survivor who, at the age of 19, was diagnosed with severe lymphoma (cancer) in her blood. As a result she wrote a book ‘My name is Life’, a story that tells about the struggles as a cancer patient until her recovery process. Now, her Kigali based publisher Dominique Alonga, […]

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