Chronixx set for grand concert in Kampala

Chronixx set for grand concert in Kampala

Ugandan music lovers will get a musical treat of their life on Saturday June 29 at the Sheraton Gardens when Jamaican reggae sensation Jamar McNaughton, better known as Chronixx takes to stage. “I am happy to be back here. I want Ugandans and all the reggae lovers to brace themselves for the latest and best […]

Uganda SGR dreams remain wet in the wing

Uganda SGR dreams remain wet in the wing

President Yoweri Museveni stated in his State of the Nation Address on Thursday that the economic lifeline project – Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) , which would provide faster access to regional markets remain on hold for the foreseeable future. Uganda  is still committed to building the SGR, but pending “issues to resolve” about the project’s financing and […]

MTN make good with Museveni as deported CEO returns

MTN make good with Museveni as deported CEO returns

Uganda’s biggest telco MTN have welcomed back their  deported chief executive officer Wim Vanhelleputte almost three months since his unceremonious departure. The Belgian returned to Kampala on Wednesday, sources stating that  Mr Vanhelleputte made a written commitment that he would “never be involved in politics again” in Uganda. In a statement issued yesterday, Mr Shuter […]

Legendary former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi dead at 78

Legendary former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi dead at 78

Uganda is in mourning today as the nation remembers the extraordinary life of the longest serving Prime Minister in our History. Flags will fly at half mast today to mourn the death of former prime minister Apollo Nsibambi, who occupied the office for 12 years from April 1999 to May 2011, passed on on Tuesday in Kampala. […]

The case for Stella Mpora Khan

The case for Stella Mpora Khan

Advertising, they say, is the art of the possible and no one knows it better than Stella Mpora Khan, an outstanding practitioner of that art, who can easily be called Uganda Advertising’s smart worker. The seasoned advertising practitioner, team lead at Ntinda-based Maad Advertising is the new Chairperson for the Uganda Advertising Association, nominated and elected […]

Boda Boda patron Abdalla Kitatta handed 8 years in prison

Boda Boda patron Abdalla Kitatta handed 8 years in prison

Former patron of the Boda Boda 2010 Association Abdallah Kitatta has been sentenced by the Makindye based General Court Martial (GCM)  to eight years and six months after he was convicted of illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti, the head of Court Martial on Tuesday read out the sentence. The army […]

Ugandans offered Marriott’s bonvoy loyalty program

Ugandans offered Marriott’s bonvoy loyalty program

Kampala Sheraton Hotel’s loyal guests will have a the opportunity  have access to the world’s leading hotel portfolio at the best room rates and member benefits, following the unveils the Marriott Bonvoy, a new travel program. Jacqueline Nalubega, the Assistant Director of Sales and Marketing at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel further said that the guests who enroll for […]

INSIDE STORY: How Museveni ‘sole candidature’ was crafted, sealed

INSIDE STORY: How Museveni ‘sole candidature’ was crafted, sealed

Hundreds of members of parliament from the ruling party National Resistance Movement are backing President Yoweri Museveni’s attempt to win another term, according to a resolution adopted at their ongoing meeting late Sunday. A victory at the next election, in 2021, could extend the Museveni’s rule to 40 years, one of the longest reigns in […]

S6: UNEB withholds results from 21 centres over cheating

S6: UNEB withholds results from 21 centres over cheating

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has Thursday release the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) 2018 results eleased at President’s Office, Kampala. UNEB executive secretary, Mr Dan Odongo revealed that at least 91 candidate who sat 2018 Uganda advanced certificate of education (UACE) exams will not receive their results with their colleagues after the […]

Uganda’s top cigarette importer announces rebounding profit

Uganda’s top cigarette importer announces rebounding profit

The country’s biggest cigarette importer and distributor British American Tobacco Uganda Limited posted profit after tax of Ushs. 13.7 billion and paid Ushs 90.5 billion in tax to the Government as per its audited results for the full year 2018. Commenting on the results, Managing Director Mr. Mathu Kiunjuri said: “Despite a challenging business environment […]

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