Uganda’s women lead in doing business worldwide

Uganda’s women lead in doing business worldwide

Despite an ailing economy, Uganda has the most entrepreneurial women in the world according to a new study. The Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE) report released recently, revealed that 34.8 percent of businesses in Uganda are owned by women, making it the top performing country in the world. The MIWE is a weighted index […]

Fate of over 6000 Ugandan soldiers in Somalia to be discussed in London

Fate of over 6000 Ugandan soldiers in Somalia to be discussed in London

Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa, has revealed on Friday that a discussion on the future of Uganda’s involvement in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is high on the agenda of the forthcoming 2017 London Somalia Conference. Mr Kutesa, while meeting the European Union Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Kristian Schmidt said in Kampala; “We discussed […]

Ingrid Turinawe sticks to ‘MPs are PIGS’ script, blames Mugisha Muntu for Eala defeat

Ingrid Turinawe sticks to ‘MPs are PIGS’ script, blames Mugisha Muntu for Eala defeat

Leading opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) politician Ingrid Kamateneti Turinawe struck a pessimistic tone in her first television interview to Ugandans Wednesday morning, delivering what she called “a message of frustration and strength” and calling for national action to help usher in a “stronger opposition to Museveni.” Her responses to NBS TV morning […]

FDC misses out as Uganda elects 9 East Africa Parliament MPs

FDC misses out as Uganda elects 9 East Africa Parliament MPs

Uganda’s biggest opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Tuesday flopped massively after its candidates contesting for the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) seats  for the period 2017 – 2022, Ekwau Florence Ibi and Kamateneti Ingrid Turinawe have lost. Ibi Ekwau polled 179 whereas Ingrid Turinawe got 25 votes. Democratic Party (DP) candidate Mukasa Fred […]

Parliament to send off Moroto Woman MP who died in Denmark

Parliament to send off Moroto Woman MP who died in Denmark

The Parliament of Uganda will on Friday  hold a special sitting on Friday to honour the late Moroto District Woman Member of Parliament, Logiel Annie who was the Vice Chairperson of the Parliamentary Health Committee before she passed on. The fallen legislator’s body arrives in the country tomorrow according to Parliament Director of Communication Chris Obore. Details on […]

How Allen Kagina, Doris Akol and ED Musisi were branded pigs by angry youth

How Allen Kagina, Doris Akol and ED Musisi were branded pigs by angry youth

First were the Members of Parliament who were portrayed as filthy pigs for increasing their salaries, exempting themselves from tax and directing all the benefits their way. The latest to taste the wrath of the angry Ugandan youths – Jobless Brotherhood who have gained fame by dropping pigs at parliament are heads of government especially […]

Court appearances ‘making me broke’, Kizza Besigye cries out

Court appearances ‘making me broke’, Kizza Besigye cries out

Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye says his frequent appearances in Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court have affected him financially and cost him a lot of time, hence calling for adjustments from the authorities. He said “it’s not fair to keep coming to this court only to learn about endless investigations. Your […]

“Sudhir paid my full money for Kampala Parents,” former owner speaks out

“Sudhir paid my full money for Kampala Parents,” former owner speaks out

The former Kampala Parents School (KPS) proprietor, Edward Kasole Bwereere has publically came out to support current owner Sudhir Ruparelia, by assuring  parents that the school will not be affected by the financial issues currently facing the tycoon’s businesses. In an interview, Mr  Kasole praised his fellow businessman say, “My relationship with Mr Sudhir (Ruparelia) is excellent. I […]

Senior six ‘results not ready’ says UNEB

Senior six ‘results not ready’ says UNEB

More than 100,000 students who sat for their Uganda Advanced Certificate Examination (UACE) conducted at 1,887 centres across the country from November 14, 2016 will have to wait much longer for their results. This follows the Uganda National Examinatins Board (UNEB) distancing itself from social media claims that the results will be released today. Mr […]

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