Kadaga orders Finance minister over new BOU Deputy Governor

Kadaga orders Finance minister over new BOU Deputy Governor

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ordered the minister of Finance Matia Kasaija to appear before Parliament next week on Thursday to explain when a new Deputy Governor of Bank of Uganda will be installed. Kadaga said that currently it’s only Tumusiime Mutebile taking on all the responsibilities of the governor yet he is supposed […]

Sudan Leader Vows To Co-operate Over Bashir-ICC Case

Sudan Leader Vows To Co-operate Over Bashir-ICC Case

The top military general in Sudan, Lt-Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has told a rights group he will “co-operate fully” with the International Criminal Court (ICC) as it seeks to bring ousted President Omar al-Bashir to trial for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide. It’s the first time the general has commented personally on the […]

One Dead, Several Injured After Attack By Guards Of Security Company Owned By NRM Boss Karangwa

One Dead, Several Injured After Attack By Guards Of Security Company Owned By NRM Boss Karangwa

One person has reportedly succumbed to injuries he sustained from an alleged attack by security guards attached to Star React Security ltd, a security company owned by Kayunga NRM chairman Moses Karangwa. The deceased, Vincent Karemera, a farmer aged 33, and other residents of Kanyogoga parish, Butorogo Sub-County in Mubende District were reportedly subject to […]

Who was Benon Biraro, loved Ugandan General who breathed his last

Who was Benon Biraro, loved Ugandan General who breathed his last

Former presidential candidate Maj Gen Benon Buta Biraaro, 61, is dead. Biraaro breathed his last today at Kampala hospital this afternoon. Biraaro was admitted at Kampala hospital on February 6, 2020, for treatment of advanced colon cancer, a disease he has battled for several years. He was pronounced dead at around 12:30 pm today. Biraaro […]

BOU allegedly pays Shs6 billion to two city lawyers in latest twist

BOU allegedly pays Shs6 billion to two city lawyers in latest twist

In a manner that is synonymous with the recent dubious administrative activities that have been happening at Bank of Uganda, fresh reports in the media indicated that two directors are under investigations by State House Anti-Corruption Unit. The two directors, Benedict Ssekabira, of Financial Markets Development Coordination (FMDC) and Margaret Kasule, director legal services allegedly […]

Sudan Agrees Ex-president Bashir Bust Face ICC

Sudan Agrees Ex-president Bashir Bust Face ICC

Sudan’s rulers have agreed that those wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) will appear there. The commitment came at peace talks between Sudan’s government and rebel groups from the Darfur region. The decision paves the way for ex-President Omar al-Bashir to be sent to The Hague to face charges there. He is accused of […]

South Sudan Talks Fail Over Number Of States

South Sudan Talks Fail Over Number Of States

Crunch talks to try and end six years of fighting in South Sudan have ended with no deal between the warring parties. President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar have been in closed door meetings over the last two days in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa to try and reach a deal before the expiry […]

Fear As Swarms Of Locusts Spread Deeper Into Uganda

Fear As Swarms Of Locusts Spread Deeper Into Uganda

Ugandan authorities say swarms of desert locusts that arrived in the country on Sunday have spread to at least two districts in the north east of the country. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda chaired an emergency meeting of politicians and technocrats within hours of the first swarm of locusts being spotted. The authorities there say they […]

Pearl Of Africa Hotel Unveils Irresistible Valentines Day Offers

Pearl Of Africa Hotel Unveils Irresistible Valentines Day Offers

Skip the tired box of assorted chocolates and drugstore flower arrangement this year, because hotels and resorts around the world are rolling out their red carpets of romance with luxurious—yet still relatively affordable—Valentine’s Day hotel packages. In Uganda, Pearl of Africa Hotel is offering a sumptuous package for lovers who will flock the hotel on […]

Valentine’s Day offers at Calabash Spa and Salon

Valentine’s Day offers at Calabash Spa and Salon

Love and beauty are synonymous in many ways. While these two usually come naturally, it takes an effort to maintain the good looks and be attractive. And in this month of love, the desire to look perfectly attractive is in high gear for those who treasure the goodness that relationships and love offer. Now that […]