Museveni advises France on fight against terrorism

Museveni advises France on fight against terrorism

President Yoweri Museveni has commended the good and strong relationship that exists between France and Uganda adding that the 2 countries can still do a lot more in terms of development. “Since we came to Government in 1986, Uganda has been having good relationship with France,” he said. The President was speaking during a meeting […]

Can Uganda achieve timely delivery of planned infrastructure?

Can Uganda achieve timely delivery of planned infrastructure?

Kampala, October 31st, 2019 ­– A panel of experts and innovative leaders have called for the use of innovation to accelerate the timely delivery of planned infrastructure and services to Ugandans in a bid to promote social and economic growth. This is especially if Uganda is going to play in the league of global and […]

Mutebile raids oil fund, to draw down 445 billion shillings

Mutebile raids oil fund, to draw down 445 billion shillings

The Bank of Uganda Governor, Mr Emmaniuel Mutebile plans to withdraw more financing from the Petroleum Fund than it did in the past two fiscal years combined, even as the country is yet to pump a drop of oil. The Finance Ministry is expected to draw down 445 billion shillings ($120.6 million) in the fiscal […]

Museveni off to Japan

Museveni off to Japan

President Yoweri Museveni has left for Japan to attend the seventh edition of the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) summit. He will join a host of other African leaders including Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Ibrahim Boubakar Keita of Mali, Zambia’s Edgar Lungu  and Macky Sall from Senegal. TICAD […]

How former IGP Kisembo, 64, succumbed to long illness

How former IGP Kisembo, 64, succumbed to long illness

Former Inspector General of Police John Kisembo died in a city hospital where he has been undergoing treatment for months, his family revealed. Kisimbo, 64, passed on on Thursday 18th, July 2019, at 3:15 pm, at Platinum Hospital in Kampala according to Police Chief Political Commissar, Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Asan Kasingye. “I […]

UBC stance on showing Uganda Cranes game in Afcon 2019

UBC stance on showing Uganda Cranes game in Afcon 2019

Details emerging from UBC show that the National Broadcaster has failed to secure Broadcasting rights for the African Cup of Nations-Afcon. The negotiations between Uganda, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Africa Union of Broadcasters (AUB) to allow UBC to broadcast the games on credit have failed to yield results. UBC had sought Parliament’s […]

Truck driver escapes after causing nasty accident on Kampala-Mityana highway

Truck driver escapes after causing nasty accident on Kampala-Mityana highway

Two people have died and 11 others injured in an accident involving a trailer registration number UAY 632J and a Toyota mini van number UBS665H along the Kampala-Mityana highway. Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesman, Luke Owoyesigyire, says the accident occurred when the driver of the van tried to overtake a Raum and rammed into a […]

Kabaka to use boat racing in HIV/Aids fight

Kabaka to use boat racing in HIV/Aids fight

Buganda Kingdom is seeking to use boat racing sport to champion public health awareness and HIV/AIDs prevention campaigns among the kingdom subjects. The plan was unveiled by Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu, the Minister in charge of Youth, Sports and Recreation in the Buganda Kingdom. He says that the Kingdom will periodically organize boat regattas, through which, […]

Over 4 million Uganda PWDs seek equality

Over 4 million Uganda PWDs  seek equality

Government has expressed commitment towards prioritizing disability issues in its National Development Plan. This was during the launch of the 5-year National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) strategic plan at Golf Course Hotel, Kampala. Judith Mutabaazi the focal officer in charge of population and social development at the National Planning Authority said in […]

Mubende locals win wheels

Mubende locals win wheels

The latest winners in Crown Beverages’ ongoing Tukonectinge with Pepsi consumer reward promotion are Lasuli Ngobi and  Sarah Ninsiima  getting a Toyota Wish each. “I was over joyed when I received a call from Pepsi that I was among the lucky winners for the weekly Draws,” said Mr. Lasuli Ngobi. He further remarked that, “Am thankful to […]

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