Kazinga channel bridge reopened

Kazinga channel bridge reopened

Traffic on the Mbarara- Kasese route that had been diverted after it was discovered that the Kazinga Channel Bridge was damaged three weeks ago is temporarily fixed and reopened to traffic. The Kazinga channel bridge deck for on Ishaka—Katunguru—Kasese road according to a statement released by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) can be used by […]

Oktoberfest: Sheraton launches a five-day festival

Oktoberfest: Sheraton launches a five-day festival

Although Oktoberfest might have originated in Germany, but over the years the festival has become famous beyond Germany. As the world’s gathering place, Sheraton Kampala is prepared once again to host its annual Oktoberfest celebration from today October 1st to Saturday the 5th for a grand event. The five-day festival will feature authentic and unique […]

Uganda heads to Kenya for Tourism showcase

Uganda heads to Kenya for Tourism showcase

Kampala, Uganda – September 30, 2019. Team Uganda comprising of 18 tour operators and led by Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is set to showcase Uganda’ tourism offerings at the 8th edition of the Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) to be held from the 2nd -4th October 2019, at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, […]

Equity ED Kituuka takes bank to Ugandans working in the diaspora

Equity ED Kituuka takes bank to Ugandans working in the diaspora

Equity Bank Uganda will be showcasing feasible investment and banking opportunities for diaspora customers back home at this year’s Uganda North America Convention being held at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago that runs up to September 1, 2019. A delegation led by the Bank’s Executive Director, Anthony Kituuka will be attending the Trade and Investment […]

Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu elected Uganda’s 9th Archbishop

Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu elected Uganda’s 9th Archbishop

The House of Bishops has elected Bishop Samuel Kazimba Mugalu of Mityana Diocese as the ninth Archbishop of the Church of Uganda. Bishop Kazimba is replacing retiring Archbishop Stanley Ntagali. On March 1, 2020 at St Paul’s Cathedral, Namirembe, he takes over from Most Reverend Stanley Ntagali. He was born to Besweri Kaddu and Ms Jessica […]

Equity Bank sets sight on empowering Ugandan farmers

Equity Bank sets sight on empowering Ugandan farmers

Farmers, agricultural traders and agricultural processors will have better access to credit under a new Equity Bank Uganda Ltd scheme, and can use it to buy much-needed agricultural inputs and machinery. The bank announced the launch of its Agribusiness Financing that will give agribusinesses and agro micro farmers access to affordable loans, linkages and training […]

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. […]

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