FDC profiteering from Abiriga death – Lumumba

FDC profiteering from Abiriga death – Lumumba

Opposition Party Forum for Democratic Change FDC has refuted claims that some of its members may have instigated the chaos in Arua on Sunday that erupted after the arrival of the body of slain Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abririga. Abiriga and his brother Saidi Buga Kongo were last Friday gunned down a few metres from […]

National Water building sh378 billion treatment plant at Katosi

National Water building sh378 billion treatment plant at Katosi

National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has signed a contract for the construction of a modern mega drinking water treatment plant in Katosi, to the east of Kampala. The new plant which will initially produce 160 million litres of water per day will be constructed by Sogea/Suez International. The plant is designed eventually to produce […]

Umeme opens 38th service centre in Pallisa

Umeme opens 38th service centre in Pallisa

In a bid to provide efficient, safe, reliable electricity and friendly customer experience, Umeme has today opened a new service centre in Pallisa town located on NYM Building on Outa Road. “Our service strategy has always been focused on process simplification, automation and investments to improve network performance,” Mr. Selestino Babungi, the Umeme Managing Director, […]

How 60 MUBS were nearly killed in hostel fire

How 60 MUBS were nearly killed in hostel fire

A percolator is believed to have caused a fire that gutted Biko Hostel, a students’ residence in Bugolobi. According to eye witnesses, the fire started at 3 p.m. from one room in which a resident had left with a percolator plugged into a socket during a power blackout. But police say it was hard to […]

Death toll in Kiryandongo bus accident increases

Death toll in Kiryandongo bus accident increases

The Medical Superintendent of Kiryandongo hospital Dr Godfrey Kisembo has said they have 23 bodies in their mortuary after being killed and several others injured on Friday night when a bus rammed into a tractor and a beer truck in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. The dead include three children and 19 adults, police […]

Uganda, UNHCR refuse to have new settlement for South Sudan refugees

Uganda, UNHCR refuse to have new settlement for South Sudan refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – UNHCR has declined land for establishing another settlement for South Sudan refugees in Northern Uganda. The UN agency says there is no immediate need to establish a settlement following a decline on the influx of South Sudan refugees to the region. Authorities in Agago district had offered […]

Criminal gang lord Abdullah Kitata cries like a baby as trial kicks off

Criminal gang lord Abdullah Kitata cries like a baby as trial kicks off

The trial of the Abdullah Kitata the leader of the notorious criminal gang Boda Boda 2010 and others has kicked off before the General Court Martial in Makindye. Witness number one is an operative with CMI Pvt. Richard Kasaija who recounted events of 19th Janruary 2018 when he was instructed  by Capt. James Agaba the […]

Umeme shareholders to get Ushs7.6 dividend pay-out from 2017

Umeme shareholders to get Ushs7.6 dividend pay-out from 2017

Umeme Limited has today announced Ushs7.6 dividend pay-out per ordinary share to all its shareholders for the year ended 31 December 2017. The dividend was recommended by the Board of Directors during their first meeting of 2018 in Kampala early this month. If approved at the Annual General Meeting to be held on 17 May […]

Education minister Museveni decries low funding

Education minister Museveni decries low funding

Ministry of education has decried low budget for inspections for schools as one of the major challenges that have hindered the implementation of the NRM manifesto towards education sector. Addressing journalists about the performance of the ministry as part of requirement for the NRM manifesto week at the Uganda Media Centre, minister of education Janet […]

Museveni: I have Magara killers

Museveni: I have Magara killers

President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to keep calm with regard to the recent spate of organized incidences of abductions and murders in urban areas saying that the vice will be decisively be defeated like the case was with the Kony insecurity, cattle rustling in Karamoja and terrorism. “I want to assure you that this […]