Makerere University boss arrested over theft

Makerere University boss arrested over theft

Two Makerere University officials including a Registrar are in police custody on charges of abuse office and gross misconduct. Those arrested are Margaret Etuusa, the Deputy Registrar in charge of Certificates and Ceremonies Division and Dorothy Kabanda, an administrative assistant in the same office. The two were picked from their offices in the Senate Building […]

Uganda oil not safe with Museveni hobnobbing with Nguema Mbasogo – Lukwago

Uganda oil not safe with Museveni hobnobbing with Nguema Mbasogo – Lukwago

Embattled Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says Ugandans are not putting enough pressure on President Museveni’s plan for the country’s oil wealth because “he is not understandable,” the politician said. Museveni and his entourage today return from Equatorial Guinea after a four days oil and security trip on the invitation of the West African nation […]

Direct Pay Online acquires Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa

Direct Pay Online acquires Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa

With an expanding Uganda presence, Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has announced the acquisition of Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa. This marks the completion of DPO’s purchase of VCS Group, post the earlier acquisition of VCS Namibia and VCS Botswana. Furthermore this acquisition further bolsters DPO’s leading position in Southern Africa post its previous […]

Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

Kampala women Go Loco for Coco at B&W

On Sunday August 20, 2017, Blankets and Wine Kampala returned for its 18th edition at its relatively new home at the Lugogo Cricket Oval. Being the good Ugandans we are, we thronged the venue in large numbers; our picnic baskets (for some ice coolers) in tow and blankets (mats for some) tucked between our elbows […]

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

Poor marketing hurting tourism – minister

The Ministry of Tourism has called for collaboration with the private sector to maximize the country’s tourism potential. Opening a consultative meeting on the National Tourism Marketing Strategy in Kampala, Tourism Minister Prof Ephraim Kamuntu said Uganda has an exceptional range of natural and cultural tourism assets which largely remain untapped. Some of the challenges […]

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

The athletes that will represent Uganda at this year’s edition of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA) games, will be flagged Wednesday at National Council for Sports headquarters, Lugogo. The 16th edition of the games commences Thursday August 17th, and will end on August, 27 at the hosting St Joseph’s […]

Coca Cola’s rolex chefs traversing Kampala suburbs

Coca Cola’s rolex chefs traversing Kampala suburbs

Last evening, Ugandans residing and working in Kyengera and surrounding areas were treated to fun and excitement as the Kampala Rolex Week festivities commenced. Powered by Coca-Cola, the Kampala Rolex Week is just another example of the beverages giant’s continued association with food and belief in one of the most celebrated rituals among families and […]

Entebbe Airport will soon host wide-bodied aircraft: CAA

Entebbe Airport will soon host wide-bodied aircraft:  CAA

Entebbe International Airport will be able to comfortably land the biggest passenger aircraft, an Airbus A380 on completion of upgrade and expansion works, which include widening of Runway 17/35, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the body responsible for aviation announced Tuesday. “The expansion of Entebbe is on schedule and this is a major step forward […]

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