Ugandans in the diaspora to send money instantly

Ugandans in the diaspora to send money instantly

Bank of Africa Uganda has partnered with world’s leading digital money transfers service, WorldRemit to ease digital money transfers to Uganda. During a ceremony at Bank of Africa head office on Friday, in Kampala, officials revealed that Ugandans in the diaspora in over 50 countries can now send money instantly for easy collection as cash […]

Qatar Airways rescues Wakiso School

Qatar Airways rescues Wakiso School

Joyful school children at Kauthara Islamic School in Wakiso district sang praise for Qatar Airways Uganda staff for having aided their education. The pupils received desks for their classrooms, supporting the learning of approximately 400 scholars. The event saw pupils, their families, teachers and guests come together for a morning, which included speeches by the […]

Okello Oryem fires warning to Kiir and Machar

Okello Oryem fires warning to Kiir and Machar

The minister of state for foreign affairs Okello Oryem has expressed concern over an alliance of opposition groups in South Sudan, that may threaten a fragile peace agreement between the main foes Salva Kiir and Reik Machar. Okello Oryem was commenting on the preliminary power-sharing deal signed last week, between the South Sudan government and […]

Corruption and fraud bound to engulf Uganda Airlines – MPs

Corruption and fraud bound to engulf Uganda Airlines – MPs

Some Members of Parliament have warned the government against corruption and fraud, that is bound to engulf the soon to be revived national airline. Uganda National Airlines last week signed an order for four new CRJ-900 regional jets with Bombardier Aircraft manufacturer, as part of the much-anticipated plan to revive the national airline. Earlier this […]

Umeme discusses new tacks in war on transformer vandals

Umeme discusses new tacks in war on transformer vandals

Dr. Mark Mutebi (not real name), runs a clinic in Mukono Municipality. He offers diversified laboratory services to the communities in and around the municipality. All the laboratory services and other clinical records done using computers, are dependent on reliable electricity supply. However, lately, Dr. Mutebi, like many other residents in the municipality, is not […]

Ugandans dismayed by poorly organised LC1 elections

Ugandans dismayed by poorly organised LC1 elections

Ugandan voters have expressed dismay at the manner in which local council elections that were held yesterday, were organized. In the aftermath of a marathon voting activity across the country, several voters are still struggling to cope with the outcome of a process that was characterized by chaos, confusion and running battles between voters and […]

Rotary Cancer Run gets Centenary Bank nod

Rotary Cancer Run gets Centenary Bank nod

Kampala, Wednesday July 11th, 2018 – Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading commercial microfinance Bank, has today announced its Shs.155m contribution towards the 2018 Rotary Cancer Run. The announcement was made at a meeting hosted by Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda at the Parliamentary Building in Kampala. This is the seventh […]

Police stalling Susan Magara murder case

Police stalling Susan Magara murder case

Buganda Road court has further adjourned the murder case of the nine people who are on remand at Luzira prison for the alleged kidnap and murder of Susan Magara. This is after state prosecutor Patricia Cingtho informed Grade One Magistrate Robert Mukanza that Police inquiries into the matter are still on-going, and therefore ample time […]

Museveni apologizes to Iteso over stolen cows

Museveni apologizes to Iteso over stolen cows

President Yoweri Museveni has reassured the people of Teso Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda that the compensation programme for the cattle lost during insecurity in the area will be revived once everything is put in place. “We have not forgotten cattle compensation. There were a lot of priority activities to resolve but we shall handle it,” […]

Governor Mutebile backs innovation as Orient Bank marks 25th anniversary

Governor Mutebile backs innovation as Orient  Bank marks 25th anniversary

PICTURE: ORIENT Bank founder and Vice Chairman Ketan Morjaria at the 25th Anniversary at Kampala Serena Friday, June 22, 2018 – Orient Bank Uganda Limited has today  celebrated 25 years of banking excellence in Uganda by launching a  revolutionary mobile banking application FastPay. The mobile banking application launched by the Governor Bank of Uganda Emmanuel […]

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