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 […]

KCCA festival secures hefty sponsorship from Centenary Bank

KCCA festival secures hefty sponsorship from Centenary Bank

KAMPALA, June 20th, 2018  – The three-day carnival Kampala City Festival  has been boasted with Ushs. 10m sponsorship from Centenary Bank. This will be the 7th edition of the festival that takes places every year in October since 2012. This year’s festival is slated to take place from 05th to 07th October 2018. The announcement was made […]

Betty Nambooze arrested over Abiriga shooting

Betty Nambooze arrested over Abiriga shooting

Police has arrested Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze. Police descended on Nambooze home in Mukono and are reported to have picked up the outspoken legislator. She is reported to have been taken to Jinja Road Police Station. Her lawyers who include Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and MP Medard Ssegona are currently at Jinja Road […]

VINDICATED: Jack Pemba cleared by Police

VINDICATED: Jack Pemba cleared by Police

Kampala businessman Jack Pemba is happy after Interpol has issued him a certificate of good conduct. “This is to certify that according to the criminal records maintained in Uganda, Pemba Jackson Akim, holder of Passport Number 517521005 issued by the government of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has never been convicted of any criminal offence […]

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 […]