Uganda records 27 kidnap cases in 4 months

Uganda records 27 kidnap cases in 4 months

At least 27 kidnap cases have been recorded across the country since this year began, Police. Spokesperson, Fred Enanga has revealed. According to the breakdown, eight kidnap cases were registered in January, while 19 cases were registered between February 22 to April 28, 2019. He says 2 of the 27 kidnap victims were recovered dead […]

MPs fight over new income tax proposed by URA

MPs fight over new income tax proposed by URA

A government proposal to charge income tax from loss making entities has led to an angry debate in the Finance Committee of Parliament today. The proposal tabled before the committee last week by the State Minister in charge of planning David Bahati seeks to charge a 0.5% tax on the gross turnover for every year […]

Bobi Wine remanded to Luzira prisons

Bobi Wine remanded to Luzira prisons

Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine who was  Monday arrested as he moved to report to police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID), has been charged with ‘disobedience of statutory duty’ at Buganda road court before being remanded to Luzira prisons. In the presence of his lawyer Mr. Benjamin Katana, Bobi Wine was charged with disobedience […]

John Deere’s technology set to revolutionalize Africa’s Agriculture

John Deere’s technology set to revolutionalize Africa’s Agriculture

John Deere, an American Corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery will tomorrow announce major steps that they are taking to change Uganda and Africa’s agricultural sector in 2019. The announcements will be made at the 11th edition of the Information Communication and Technology for Development Conference (ICT4D) which kicks off tomorrow at Speke Resort Munyonyo. In […]

Crown Beverages named ‘bottler of 2018’ by Pepsi

Crown Beverages named ‘bottler of 2018’ by Pepsi

Crown Beverages Limited (CBL), the bottler of Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Sting, and Nivana Water has been crowned PepsiCo Europe and Sub-Saharan African (Europe and SSA) Bottler of the Year2018. The PepsiCo “Bottler of the Year Award” is the highest annual regional recognition conferred upon PepsiCo’s best bottling partner from PepsiCo Europeand Africa. Nominations out […]

Police now ignoring me, says Bobi Wine

Police now ignoring me, says Bobi Wine

Musician turned politician, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi better known as Bobi has expressed concern about the delay by Uganda Police to respond to a notice about several upcoming music shows during the Easter Weekend. Addressing the media in Kampala today, Bobi Wine said he submitted the required letters to Police headquarters in Naguru a […]

Gov’t urged to review Disaster Policy

Gov’t urged to review Disaster Policy

As disaster preparedness and response continues to pose a challenge to government, with sprawling chunks of the population across the country suffer the debilitating effects of calamities, the African leadership institute, an independent, non partisan public policy pan African think tank has come out and  urged government to review the disaster policy to cover emerging […]

Uganda responds to Rwanda, Abiringa, Kagezi assassinations cited

Uganda responds to Rwanda, Abiringa, Kagezi assassinations cited

As tension escalates between Kampala and Kigali, Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has said Uganda will continue to emphasise  protection and security of its citizens and refugees alike – citing the high profile assassinations that rocked the nation recently. n Tuesday, Hon. Kutesa in the first official statement since last week’s close the border […]

Brainchild BCW Innovation Series Summit get financial boast

Brainchild BCW Innovation Series Summit get financial boast

The Virtual University of Uganda, the first online university in Africa and Sanlam General Insurance, a leader in insurance services, on Tuesday announced their support for Innovation Series. Innovation Series is a thought-leadership event hosted by brainchild BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), the country’s most awarded public relations agency. Mr. Walter Wafula, the Business Unit […]

UPDF soldier who killed a pregnant woman, her husband and son charged

UPDF soldier who killed a pregnant woman, her husband and son charged

A Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldier accused of shooting dead four family members in Alebtong District in December last year has been charged with four counts of murder. The victims include a 35-year-old Emmy Okello, his 29-year-old wife, Betty Arao and their three-year-old son, Elvis Okullo. Pte Isaac Newton Okello, 43, is also accused […]

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