Kadaga Advises World Judiciary On Tackling Child Labour

Kadaga Advises World Judiciary On Tackling Child Labour

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has cited extreme poverty, lack of education, conflict and instability, as the drivers of child labour in the world. Kadaga noted that in a home where the basics of life cannot be met, children become part of the labour force to sustain the family and that is partly why […]

Rwanda Denies Rebels ‘killed and stole army uniforms’

Rwanda Denies Rebels ‘killed and stole army uniforms’

Rwanda has denied claims by a rebel group that at least 20 government troops operating in the south-west of the country near the border with Burundi had been killed and their weapons stolen. Army spokesman Lt Col Innocent Munyengango told the BBC Great Lakes Service that he would not comment on the “baseless social media […]

Pemba returns to Kampala

Pemba returns to Kampala

It’s that time of the year when ‘basummer’ return. He is not exactly one but socialite and money bags Jack Pemba has spent a year away from home hustling on different continents the world. We have learnt that he returns this Wednesday aboard an Air Tanzania plane. The social scene a little dull without Pemba […]

Aceng Urges More Investments In Communities At First-ever Health Promotion Summit

Aceng Urges More Investments In Communities At First-ever Health Promotion Summit

Ministry of Health with support from partners held the 1st National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention conference. The conference was held under the theme “Investing in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention to achieve Universal Health Coverage” from 6-7 November 2019. It attracted participants from neighboring countries, districts, academia and communities to share best practices and […]

DRC’s Tshisekedi Seeks Museveni Help To Eliminate Rebels In The Region

DRC’s Tshisekedi Seeks Museveni Help To Eliminate Rebels In The Region

President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Uganda on a two day state visit, telling his host President Yoweri Museveni in a tet-a-tet meeting that he is consulting elders in the region to see how his country can shift from a conflict zone to economic cooperation. “I admire […]

Museveni Opens Uganda – DRC Business Forum

Museveni Opens Uganda – DRC Business Forum

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni officially opens the Uganda-DRC business forum. The forum that has attracted businessmen from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda is being held under the theme: “Promoting Bilateral Trade, Investment and Connectivity for Mutual Peace and Prosperity. The business forum will create a permanent framework for cooperation and economic cooperation between the two […]

President Hosts Indian Community, Assures Them Of Safety

President Hosts Indian Community, Assures Them Of Safety

President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Indian Community in Uganda for the enormous contribution towards the economic development of Uganda before independence and also for the efforts towards national economic recovery after the protracted armed people’s struggle that ushered NRM into power in 1986. “The most important thing between the Indian community and the local […]

Mbuga starting TV station

Mbuga starting TV station

Socialite SK Mbuga is back with a bang and we have learnt that he is soon opening TV station with his wife Jalia. The station will be called Select 4 Fun and will be a mix of entertainment and education programmes to teach entrepreneurship to the youth and inspire them. He says also set up […]

European Union warns Uganda Govt over Military deployed at Makerere to quell protests

European Union warns Uganda Govt over Military deployed at Makerere  to quell protests

 The European Union warned has against recurrence after government responded with an iron fist to contain student protests that have for the past week rocked Makerere University after the administration sanctioned a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition over the next five years. “Makerere University has been the theatre in recent days of violence and the […]

Value based banking is what Ugandans deserve

Value based banking is what Ugandans deserve

Left – Co-authors Marcos Eguiguren, Managing Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) and Right – Fabian Kasi, Managing Director, Centenary Bank Limited This year GABV is celebrating ten years of successful work in supporting human needs, not individual greed.  The article is in line with the 10 year celebration of the […]