Gen Kale Kayihura granted bail

Gen Kale Kayihura granted bail

The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura after tapping two influential UPDF generals; Maj Gen Sam Kavuma and Maj Gen James Mugira, to stand as sureties  has been granted bail. Gen Kayihura had listed 11 grounds that he filed before the court yesterday are; constitutional right to apply for bail, charged with bailable offenses, […]

How MP Kyaluganyi and 11 others were freed on a ‘non-cash’ bail

How MP Kyaluganyi and 11 others were freed on a ‘non-cash’ bail

Gulu High Court has granted bail to four MPs and 8 other suspects who were arrested on August 13th for participating in election campaign violence in Arua in which President Yoweri Museveni’s motorcade was allegedly attacked. Those granted bail include MPs Robert Kyagulanyi, Gerald Karuhanga, Paul Mwiru, Arua MP Elect Kassiano Wadri, as well as […]

Amolatar CAO kicked out

Amolatar CAO kicked out

Pius Epaju, the Chief Administrative Officer Amolatar district has been sent on forced leave. Epaju’s forced leave was sanctioned by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of local government, Ben Kumumanya. This follows a petition from the local leaders protesting alleged embezzlement of over 1.5 billion shillings. Three weeks ago, local leaders petitioned President Yoweri Museveni to […]

Ugandans in the diaspora to send money instantly

Ugandans in the diaspora to send money instantly

Bank of Africa Uganda has partnered with world’s leading digital money transfers service, WorldRemit to ease digital money transfers to Uganda. During a ceremony at Bank of Africa head office on Friday, in Kampala, officials revealed that Ugandans in the diaspora in over 50 countries can now send money instantly for easy collection as cash […]

Qatar Airways rescues Wakiso School

Qatar Airways rescues Wakiso School

Joyful school children at Kauthara Islamic School in Wakiso district sang praise for Qatar Airways Uganda staff for having aided their education. The pupils received desks for their classrooms, supporting the learning of approximately 400 scholars. The event saw pupils, their families, teachers and guests come together for a morning, which included speeches by the […]

Okello Oryem fires warning to Kiir and Machar

Okello Oryem fires warning to Kiir and Machar

The minister of state for foreign affairs Okello Oryem has expressed concern over an alliance of opposition groups in South Sudan, that may threaten a fragile peace agreement between the main foes Salva Kiir and Reik Machar. Okello Oryem was commenting on the preliminary power-sharing deal signed last week, between the South Sudan government and […]

Corruption and fraud bound to engulf Uganda Airlines – MPs

Corruption and fraud bound to engulf Uganda Airlines – MPs

Some Members of Parliament have warned the government against corruption and fraud, that is bound to engulf the soon to be revived national airline. Uganda National Airlines last week signed an order for four new CRJ-900 regional jets with Bombardier Aircraft manufacturer, as part of the much-anticipated plan to revive the national airline. Earlier this […]

Umeme discusses new tacks in war on transformer vandals

Umeme discusses new tacks in war on transformer vandals

Dr. Mark Mutebi (not real name), runs a clinic in Mukono Municipality. He offers diversified laboratory services to the communities in and around the municipality. All the laboratory services and other clinical records done using computers, are dependent on reliable electricity supply. However, lately, Dr. Mutebi, like many other residents in the municipality, is not […]

Ugandans dismayed by poorly organised LC1 elections

Ugandans dismayed by poorly organised LC1 elections

Ugandan voters have expressed dismay at the manner in which local council elections that were held yesterday, were organized. In the aftermath of a marathon voting activity across the country, several voters are still struggling to cope with the outcome of a process that was characterized by chaos, confusion and running battles between voters and […]

Rotary Cancer Run gets Centenary Bank nod

Rotary Cancer Run gets Centenary Bank nod

Kampala, Wednesday July 11th, 2018 – Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading commercial microfinance Bank, has today announced its Shs.155m contribution towards the 2018 Rotary Cancer Run. The announcement was made at a meeting hosted by Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda at the Parliamentary Building in Kampala. This is the seventh […]