Tobacco farming makes comeback in Kanungu

Tobacco farming makes comeback in Kanungu

Giving up smoking is tough, but quitting the tobacco industry may prove even harder. The government has waged a very public war against smoking. Billion-shillings lawsuits, in-your-face anti-smoking campaigns and rigid marketing restrictions have reduced the number of smokers in Uganda. But there remained one glaring incongruity with its policy: allowing farmers to grow tobacco […]

Kabugo bounces back as KCCA chairman

Kabugo bounces back as KCCA chairman

Local league reigning champions KCCA FC through the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has reappointed the city authority’s Deputy Director of treasury Julius Kabugo as club chairman until 2019. Kabugo who has been acting as interim leader since April 18, 2015 when his first term ended is set to serve effective immediately with a new a […]

Winnie Byanyima’s nephew arrested over alleged shoot and kill incident at Lugogo mall

Winnie Byanyima’s nephew arrested over alleged shoot and kill incident at Lugogo mall

A man was last night shot at Game Stores, Lugogo in Kampala and died this morning at Norvik hospital. News reaching our desk reveals that city businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu a relative to opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye’s wife Winnie Byanyima has been detained at Jinja Road Police Station too help in investigations after being pinned […]

UGANDA ECONOMY COLLAPSE: URA drops taxes on used cars

UGANDA ECONOMY COLLAPSE: URA drops taxes on used cars

As the health of Uganda’s economy remains a subject of public debate, nothing is more telling of the hard times than Uganda Revenue Authority apparently in distress slashing taxes on cars previosuly its collection cash cow. With effect from October 1, the tax body reduced the used car tax rates after importation dropped by 70% […]

Farouk Miya was direct and deadly as Uganda defeated Congo-Brazzaville… was Standard Liege watching?

Farouk Miya was direct and deadly as Uganda defeated Congo-Brazzaville… was Standard Liege watching?

As the old Namboole clock ticked over into the 89th minute, youthful sports journalist Clive Kyazze, a fine replacement for legendary Patrick Luwandagga (RIP), using the booming PA system kicked in and thanked the Cranes’ fans for cheering the national team but didn’t not proclaim that Farouk Miya was again Uganda’s man of the match. […]

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