Late Gen. Oketta fought Ebola in Liberia

Late Gen. Oketta fought Ebola in Liberia

Maj Gen Julius Oketta, 60, the vice chairman of Operation Wealth Creation, who died this morning at Kadic hospital in Kampala where he was rushed Friday night after he suffered a heart attack has been remembered as an outstanding and safety-conscious soldier.Special Forces Commander and first son, Muhoozi was saddened. “Very sad to hear about […]

MP Ssematimba’s appeal against dismissal awaiting trial date

MP Ssematimba’s appeal against dismissal awaiting trial date

The Court of Appeal will hear Busiro North MP Peter Ssematimba’s appeal against his dismissal from parliament after he withdrew application seeking extension of time of filing his election appeal against his dismissal from parliament. His lawyer Mr Geoffrey Kandeebe informed court that they had withdrawn the application after finding that it was not necessary […]

Police release Kizza Besigye after violent arrest

Police release Kizza Besigye after violent arrest

Besigye was on Monday arrested and forced into a waiting police van and driven away Former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye is back to his home in Kasangati Wakiso District after Police arrested him on Monday. The fourtime challenger of President Museveni via social media that he had been released without charges from Nagalama […]

TheUgandan’s Kagurusi voted finance boss for top online publishers body

TheUgandan’s Kagurusi voted finance boss for top online publishers body

OMPA’s websites attract 5,292,828 monthly visitors (2,596,412 unique), more than the combined traffic of Uganda’s leading newspapers which have 3,909,700 visitors. Dixon Ampumuza Kagurusi, www.theugandan.com.ug reporter, has been picked as the new treasurer of the organization for digital journalists and publishers— Online Media Publishers Association-Uganda (OMPA). OMPA announced on Monday that ChimpReports’ Managing Editor Giles Muhame […]

Uganda coffee exports drop for third year

Uganda coffee exports drop for third year

NOTE: July 2015 to June 2016 exports totalled 3.56 million bags worth $352 million (Shs1.1 trillion) Crane Bank Ltd. and a collection of other financial firms are not the only Ugandan sectors having a strange existence this year. Coffee farmers in the highland areas on the slopes of Mount Elgon in the East and Mt. […]

Heathens’ Uganda Cup dominance

Heathens’ Uganda Cup dominance

Uganda’s most successful side in the last decade Hima Cement sponsored Heathens Rugby Football Club beat Black Pirates 20-17 at Legends Rugby Club to clinch a fourth consecutive Uganda Cup trophy. The Kyandondo based side have now won four successive Nile Special Uganda Cup titles. Heathens’ Uganda Cup win means they have now collected silverware in […]

Masons urged to form cooperatives

Masons urged to form cooperatives

20 masons chosen to visit the Hima Cement factory Masons, builders and foremen have been urged to form cooperative unions if they are to achieve/profit from their trade. This was part of Hon. Amelia Kyambadde, the Minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, advice to builders who took part in Hima Cement Builder’s Academy training program […]

No excuses for URA against depleted Police

No excuses for URA against depleted Police

Four-time league champions URA sit fifth while troubled Police are 15th on the 16-team log Head coach Kefa Kisela has an almost fit squad and said his Uganda Revenue Authority side have “no excuses” not to thump bottom placed Police. Former champions URA will entertain Police at the Mehta Stadium in Lugazi in the Uganda […]

Umeme, Nature Uganda in afforestation drive

Umeme, Nature Uganda in afforestation drive

Only 2% of the 16% of the population on the grid use it for cooking Power giants Umeme Ltd have started a tree planting drive that will look to protect Uganda’s endangered forest cover. The event organized in conjunction with Nature Uganda was graced by the area Member of Parliament, Mukono south, Johnson Muyanja Ssenyonga, […]