Private sector needs to unite, Badagawa make sure rallying call

Private sector needs to unite, Badagawa make sure rallying call

The Executive Director of the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) has called for unity among members to help get people into business and stay there. Gideon Badagawa made the call on Wednesday during a press conference organized to unveil the success of the Skills Development Foundation (SDF) in Nakasero, Kampala. “We need to unite in […]

Oulanyah goes hard on lazy MPs

Oulanyah goes hard on lazy MPs

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has asked sectoral committees to expedite scrutiny into the budget framework paper for the financial year 2019/2020. The framework paper, containing budget proposals for the next financial year was presented to parliament by the Minister of State for planning David Bahati last week. It indicates a proposed increment […]

Gen Kayihura back in the dock

Gen Kayihura back in the dock

Former Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura and Boda Boda 2010 leader Abdullah Kitatta to appear before the General Court Martial today. Gen Kale Kayihura’s vulnerability was exposed when he was sacked as Inspector General of Police (IGP) on March 4 last year and replaced with his deputy Martins Okoth-Ochola. He was arrested by […]

Top PR firm rebrands

Top PR firm rebrands

brainchild Burson-Marsteller, Uganda’s most awarded public relations agency, has rebranded to brainchild BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), embracing the identity of BCW, the world’s third largest full-service, global communications agency and Africa’s largest PR network. The change in name comes on the back of the 2018 global merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, which […]

Bus operators cautioned on return journeys

Bus operators cautioned on return journeys

In efforts to reduce increasing number of road carnage associated with this festive season, Uganda Police Force in partnership with Safe way Rightway have re-launched the speed management campaign along major highways. On average, Uganda loses 10 people per day in road traffic crashes, which is the highest in East Africa. Reports statistics have indicated […]

Bank of Uganda told to account for Shs478bn injected into Crane Bank

Bank of Uganda told to account for Shs478bn injected into Crane Bank

The Parliamentary Committee investigating the closure of the defunct seven commercial banks have tasked the Bank of Uganda to produce the accountability of the Shs478billion that was injected into Crane Bank Limited for liquidity. The Committee that is chaired by Bugweri County Legislator Abdu Katuntu has also learnt of the duplication of some 4,458 account […]

Lucky Us: Uganda named as a top destination to visit In 2019

Lucky Us: Uganda named as a top destination to visit In 2019

Often considered the pinnacle of travel literature out there – Fodor’s Travel is the world-renowned go-to for top-quality information about all facets of travel. That’s why it’s a major feather in the cap of Ugandan tourism to be named ‘Discover unparalleled wildlife experiences in the ‘Pearl of  Africa.’ With close to 200 set countries worldwide […]

Ugandans to mark Jamhuri Day

Ugandans to mark Jamhuri Day

Jamhuri Day, observed on 12th December each year, is the most important National holiday in Kenya as it marks the date it obtained Independence from United Kingdom. This day is normally marked by festivities to celebrate Kenya’s cultural heritage, milestones and to reflect on the journey of independence. “As we celebrate our 55th Jamhuri Day, […]

‘Bagyenda didnt look at the audit report of GTB except that of Crane Bank’

‘Bagyenda didnt look at the audit report of GTB except that of Crane Bank’

Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has given the former Bank of Uganda (BoU) executive director of supervision, Justine Bagyenda and her former co-workers up to Thursday this week to present negotiation records, inventory reports and minutes of meeting that led to the final decision for closure of Global trust bank […]

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