Bishop Luwalira attacker ‘does not remember what happened’

Bishop Luwalira attacker ‘does not remember what happened’

The trial of a stick-wielding man, who attempted to attack Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira during an Easter service  has started today before  Mwanga II Magistrate Court . Hebert Solomon Kaddu a resident of Mackay Zone, Mengo in Rubaga Division is accused of threatening to injure  Bishop Luwalira and Rev. Canon Kityo with violence and disturbing […]

Jimmy Akena weighs in politicising the murder of Abiriga

The Uganda People’s Congress Party President Jimmy Akena has cautioned against politicising the murder of Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. He joins a long chorus of politicians who have expressed the same sentiments following President Museveni’s remarks that Abiriga’s murder may have been political. Akena says the relevant authorities should be left to investigate. Akena […]

dfcu Bank rolls out Skilling and Sensitisation Programme to Support Oil & Gas Local Content Agenda

dfcu Bank rolls out Skilling and Sensitisation Programme to Support Oil & Gas Local Content Agenda

At least 100 business leaders across different sectors will benefit from dfcu Bank’s Oil and Gas local content skilling and sensitization program every month. As part of the Business Accelerator Program, dfcu has planned a series of workshops targeting multiple sectors that can potentially take up opportunities in the Oil and Gas sector. Thirty (30) […]

Youths sent to Luzira after dropping a Coffin at Parliament

Youths sent to Luzira after dropping a Coffin at Parliament

Two youth activists who were arrested on Monday for dropping a Coffin at Parliament have been arraigned before Buganda Road Court and remanded to Luzira Prison on charges of Inciting Violence. The two suspects were part of a group protesting the rampant cases of kidnaps and killings that target women in Uganda. They are; Luta […]

SES Reaches 2.7 million TV Homes in Uganda

SES Reaches 2.7 million TV Homes in Uganda

Kampala – 6 June 2018: – SES, the world-leading satellite operator, transmits TV channels to 2.7 million TV homes in Uganda according to its Satellite Monitor study, which was conducted for the first time in the country. The Satellite Monitor is an annual market research study that provides valuable market insights for industry players, as well […]

Male Mabirizi leads money lenders against govt taxes

Male Mabirizi leads money lenders against govt taxes

The Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority- UMRA is to start issuing licenses to money lenders. Elly Avu Biliku, Executive Director UMRA, says that licensing which will start this month will put an end to moneylenders who cheat borrowers. Biliku notes that the Tier Four Microfinance and Money Lenders Act of 2016 gives them the mandate to […]

Four Ugandans set to watch Le Mans race in France

Four Ugandans set to watch Le Mans race in France

Kampala – 6 June 2018: Soviet Russian poet and novelist, Boris Pasternak, is famously remembered for his quote, “Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.” For; Joseph Ddamulira, Abrarah Babirye, Douglas Mugerwa and Muza Kazungu that quote came to life when they were announced as the winners of an all-expense paid trip […]

Uganda Budget 2018/19 – Something to Cheer?

Uganda Budget 2018/19 – Something to Cheer?

Parliament approved the 2018/2019 financial year budget totalling Shs32.367 trillion. This is the breakdown you’ve been waiting for. The Public Finance Management Act requires parliament to pass the budget by May 31 before it is read out to the public. In the budget, the total recurrent expenditure stands at Shs9.4 trillion while development expenditure is estimated […]

Counter terrorism police surrounds Namugongo ahead of martyrs’ day

Counter terrorism police surrounds Namugongo ahead of martyrs’ day

Police and other security agencies will deploy over 7,000 personnel in and around Uganda martyrs Shrine Namugongo ahead of martyrs’ day celebrations this weekend. The number was arrived at during a meeting of the Joint Operations Committee. The officers will be from different police stations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono and Mpigi districts. Others will be […]

Museveni sweeps for votes in Rukungiri poll

Museveni sweeps for votes in Rukungiri poll

NRM Chairman YK Museveni has addressed a rally at Nyakisoroza Church Grounds in Rukungiri as he canvasses support for Winnie Masiko, the Woman MP flagbearer, ahead of a by-election. President Museveni, who donated about Shs5 billion in cash and items to more than 100 groups across the district on April 15, is campaigning for the party […]