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 […]

Few judges, no justice, Museveni assured

Few judges, no justice, Museveni assured

Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has called out President Museveni of failing to appoint the required number of judges of the High Court, Court of Appeal or Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court. Speaking Monday at the opening of the 21st annual judges’ conference at Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme of integrity and accountability, Katureebe […]

Uganda has only banned foriegn-owned sports betting

Uganda has only banned foriegn-owned sports betting

The Finance minister Matia Kasaija has clarified that President Yoweri Museveni ordered that no new licences should be issued to foreign-owned sports betting companies nor renewing of permits for the existing ones. Speaking to TheUgandan on Tuesday, Kasaija says there were “enlarged outflows” by the foreign companies which the government seeks to regulate. These companies […]

Massive corruption scandal engulfs URA

Massive corruption scandal engulfs URA

Tension and anger is brewing at the newly occupied URA Towers as it downed on staff that their top management had mid December, 2018 under the cover of the festive season and closure of the 1st half of the tax collection year, stealthily rushed an ill prepared report to the Board of Directors seeking replacement […]

IPOD summit resolutions are null and void – FDC

IPOD summit resolutions are null and void – FDC

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party says says the discussions and resolutions taken from Inter Party Organization for Dialogue IPOD summit held last week are null and void due to the absence of their party president Patrick Amuriat Oboi.   According to the party’s deputy secretary general Harold Kaija , the memorandum of understanding […]

New government payroll system is erroneous, MPs call for audit

New government payroll system is erroneous, MPs call for audit

The Public Accounts Committee-PAC has called for forensic investigations into the Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS) payment system, saying it is erroneous. It followed a meeting between PAC chaired by Soroti Woman MP, Angeline Osegge and Public Service Ministry Officials led by the Permanent Secretary, Birakwate Musingwiire on Thursday. The officials had appeared before […]

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