MTN accounts for Kampala marathon money

MTN accounts for Kampala marathon money

Thousands of participants, like it has been in the previous editions, on 19th, November 2017 ran the different events in 10km, 21km and 42km at Kololo Independence ground. And now the country’s biggest telco, MTN Uganda has announced that as a result of the overwhelming turn-up for the marathon, Ugx.600m was raised to support two […]

‘I am selling Nsambya barracks’, Kayihura tells Gen. Saleh

‘I am selling Nsambya barracks’, Kayihura tells Gen. Saleh

The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has intimated to fellow army man Gen. Salim Saleh that his Force is looking for buyers to buy the prime 58.9 hectares where Nsambya barracks sits,the biggest police barracks in east and central Africa. Speaking during a visit to Kapeeka, Nakaseke District where Gen. Saleh oversees the […]

Chemical capacity can spur development in LDCs, PS Bigirimana tells The Hague

Chemical capacity can spur development in LDCs, PS Bigirimana tells The Hague

The Uganda Government has called for increased cooperation at the international level that will help developing countries build none prohibited chemical capacity and industry as one of the avenues of catapulting economic development. Delivering a keynote address at the ongoing twenty second session of the conference of the States Parties of the Chemical Weapons Convention […]

#FDCDecides2017: Presidential election ongoing in Namboole

#FDCDecides2017: Presidential election ongoing in Namboole

(Photos via Nicholas Bamulanzeki) Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party delegates will today vote for a new party president, campaigns are done with voting underway at Mandela National stadium in Namboole. The party top echelon has been divided between the top two candidates too, with the former party presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye, party secretary […]

MTN Innovation Award winners share Shs97.2m

MTN Innovation Award winners share Shs97.2m

The nine winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017 have Thursday been given their cash prizes from MTN Uganda. The winners led by Innovator of the year David Gonahosa picked their cash prizes totaling $27,000 (Ugx.97.2) during a handover ceremony and interaction with the MTN Uganda Chief Marketing Officer, Olivier Prentout. The nine came top […]

Roofings employees are Lalani’s biggest treasure

Roofings employees are Lalani’s biggest treasure

Many companies focus all their branding efforts on marketing activities such as advertising campaigns and packaging, yet their most powerful brand asset is their employees. On Saturday 18th November 2017, Roofings Limited at the Roofings Rolling Mills Namanve held an Employee Product Awareness engagement with the sole purpose to educate staff members about their extensive […]

Karimojong beggar children to be cleaned off Kampala streets

Karimojong beggar children to be cleaned off Kampala streets

The presence of Karimojong children on the streets of Kampala is giving a lot of stress to Napak District leadership, the north eastern district has disclosed. For so many years, Karimajong children have been seen on various Kampala streets and other municipalities, begging for food and other handouts but some are accompanied by adults who […]

Umeme losing Shs 9 billion annually due to Mbale power thieves

Umeme losing Shs 9 billion annually due to Mbale power thieves

A day after it was revealed customers of electricity distributor Umeme Uganda Ltd, may start paying Shs 200 for the first 15 units, up from the current Shs 150 per unit, the power distributor has said it loses over Shs100 billion annually to acts of power theft, vandalism of power distribution equipment like transformers and […]

Rival camps fight as Doctors’ strike continues

Rival camps fight as  Doctors’ strike continues

The Uganda Medical Workers Union has sued striking doctors and medical practitioners for engaging in an illegal industrial action. The union has also sued the President of the Uganda Medical Association, Dr. Ekwaro Ebuku and Workers MP Dr. Sam Lyomoki, demanding for damages resulting from announcing a strike without following the prescribed legal procedures. According […]