Does the Financial Intelligence Authority fear to probe Justine Bagyenda

Does the Financial Intelligence Authority fear to probe Justine Bagyenda

Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) is under intense pressure for failure to probe into the matters of Former director supervision Bank of Uganda Justine Bagyenda in which she is accused of money laundering. Early this year, many people including members of parliament tasked the IGG and FIA to look into the matters in which the sacked […]

Teso convention to tackle marginalization

Teso convention to tackle marginalization

Teso leaders have asked government to facilitate investors in Teso sub region to create employment opportunities. The Teso members of parliament were announcing the second Teso sub region convention scheduled for Friday this week aimed at auditing government projects in this area and discussing on how they can continue developing the area. MPs like Ngora […]

Ugandan banks roll out Shared Agent Banking

Ugandan banks roll out Shared Agent Banking

The head of Uganda Bankers Association, Wilbrod Humphreys Owor has explained that with the launch of the “Shared Agent Baking System,” the bankers’ body had continued to set standards catering to the needs of traders and artisans at different locations across the country. Owor said the new service was aimed at giving the unbanked, especially […]

MTN to host triumphant Commonwealth Games team to homecoming dinner

MTN to host triumphant Commonwealth Games team to homecoming dinner

Behind every successful team is a brand that believed in them from the word go. On 26 Thursday April 2018, MTN Uganda will be hosting the Uganda Athletics Team to a special homecoming dinner to congratulate them for their amazing performance in the just completed 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Valery Okecho (pictured up), MTN […]

Coca-Cola’s Shs 30.7billion new bottling line at Namanve to stir mineral water market

Coca-Cola’s Shs 30.7billion new bottling line at Namanve to stir mineral water market

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Uganda) officially broke ground for a brand new US$8.35million (UGX 30.7billion) Manufacturing Line to in a move that will intensify competition in the industry that they currently dominate alongside Pepsi and Highland Natural Mineral water manufactured by NC Beverages Limited in Kawempe. The new bottling line at the Namanve site operated by […]

Kabarole Hospital out-patient department revamped by MTN

Kabarole Hospital out-patient department revamped by MTN

MTN Uganda Foundation handed over the revamped out-patient department (OPD) block of Kabarole Hospital Church of Uganda (C.O.U) and donated hospital equipment to benefit hundreds of patients who frequent one of Western Uganda’s busiest public hospitals. During the handover ceremony, 10 hospital beds, 10 hospital mattresses, 10 hospital blankets and 10 mosquito nets were received […]

Kalungi District backs Sudhir to start multibillion flower farm

Kalungi District backs Sudhir to start multibillion flower farm

City tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia has sent a request to authorities to give the renowned businessman a license to expand on his investments in the growth and exportation of flowers and vegetables. Ruparelia intends to invest billions of shillings in areas of Lukaaya, Nakigga and Kibili and Kalungu District chairman, Mr Richard Kyabaggu has welcomed the […]

EC ask Parliament for Shs263 billion for referendum to extend presidential term

EC ask Parliament for Shs263 billion for referendum to extend presidential term

The Electoral Commission is asking Parliament to allocate funds for a referendum on the extension of the presidential term of office from the current five to seven years. At least Shs263 billion is required by the Electoral Commission to conduct the referendum in the financial year 2018/2019. The need for a referendum arose out of […]