Cabinet to discuss share of UGx224 trillion from China

Cabinet to discuss share of UGx224 trillion from China

Cabinet has set up an Inter-Ministerial Committee to identify projects that can be funded by grants and loans totalling $60 billion (UGx224 trillion) extended to Africa by Chinese president Xi Jinping. President Jinping pledged the fund during last month’s Forum on China Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) hosted by the Chinese government in Beijing. The committee was […]

NCS incomptent, run down Uganda’s stadiums – MP

NCS incomptent, run down Uganda’s stadiums – MP

Members of Parliament sitting on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises, COSASE have summoned the State Minister for Sports Charles Bakabulindi over the poor state of stadiums upcountry. The Committee Deputy chairperson, Anita Among who steered today’s meeting with the National Council of Sports, made the resolution following a heated session in […]

High Court no place for Human rights violation cases – LoP Aol Ocan

High Court no place for Human rights violation cases – LoP Aol Ocan

The leader of opposition in Parliament Betty Aol Ocan has asked the parliamentary committee on legal and parliamentary affairs to recommend that filing of human rights violation cases and complaints should be facilitated at a magistrate’s court other than high court. Ocan believes this will allow easy access to courts for victims, she was presenting […]

Buvuma MP trashes Shs100b maize cash

Buvuma MP trashes Shs100b maize cash

The former chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Robert Migadde, has slammed a government proposal to place a Shs100 billion maize stabilization fund with commercial banks. The government last week resolved to disburse Shs 100 billion to middlemen to buy maize and stabilize prices that have dropped to Shs 200 a kilogram. While announcing […]

Ugandans to watch World Cup on phones as Kwesé Iflix sign deal with MTN

Ugandans to watch World Cup on phones as Kwesé Iflix sign deal with MTN

June 12, 2018 – Kwesé iflix, the Joint Venture of Econet Media, Africa’s leading pan-regional media company and broadcast network and iflix, the leading entertainment service for emerging markets, today announced the launch of its premier digital entertainment platform in Uganda with industry leader MTN. The all new Kwesé iflix service offers users the ultimate […]

Uganda Rugby stars head to Zimbabwe’s Victoria 7s

Uganda Rugby stars head to Zimbabwe’s Victoria 7s

As the Uganda Rugby 7s team continues its preparations ahead of the Commonwealth games scheduled to take place in Australia this year, the rugby union has tried to slot in tournaments that they believe will help the team and the Victoria 7s is one of those, reports Peter Tabu. The tournament which takes place in […]

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