URSB Boss Bemanya Eats Big At WIPO Despite UTL Woes

URSB Boss Bemanya Eats Big At WIPO Despite UTL Woes

Uganda Registrations Services Bureau (URSB) Registrar General, Bemanya Twebaze has been elected President of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Advisory Committee on Enforcement at its 14th session WIPO Advisory Committee on Enforcement in Geneva, Switzerland. Bemanya who was elected on Monday 2nd September, will be assisted by Ms. Elizabeth Jones of the UK IPO Copyright […]

Abducted 28-year-old Maria Nagirinya and driver found dead: reports

Abducted  28-year-old Maria Nagirinya and driver found dead: reports

A 28-year-old NGO staff Maria Nagirinya, who was on Wednesday grabbed at the gate of her home in Busega, a Kampala city suburb was killed alongside her driver before being dumped at Nama, Mukono District, yet to be verified reports reveal. Ms Nagirinya is a project manager at Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI), a Kampala-based […]

Police Probes Brutal Attack On Clobbered, Nailed Museveni Supporter

Police Probes Brutal Attack On Clobbered, Nailed Museveni Supporter

The Uganda Police have launched investigations into the brutal attack on a man for allegedly supporting President Yoweri Museveni’s supporter. According to a statement issued by the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, the force is investigating circumstances that led to the clobbering of Baker Kasumba. In statement, Onyango reveals that Baker narrated to them […]

Experts concerned about increased use of pesticides

Experts concerned about increased use of pesticides

Pests are a big nuisance to farmers because, among other things, they reduce crop production. To overcome the problem, farmers often resort to buying pesticides which are poisonous chemicals manufactured to kill the pests. They may be dusted or sprayed on the crop to prevent pest attack. The farmer, is however, expected to know that […]

Uganda Gov’t Rejects Planned Power Plant At Murchison Falls

Uganda Gov’t Rejects Planned Power Plant At Murchison Falls

Uganda said on Wednesday that due to the importance of its famed Murchison Falls as a lucrative tourism attraction it had rejected a hydropower project proposed by South Africa’s Bonang Power and Energy. The falls lend their name to a 3,900-square-km national park, one of Uganda’s biggest, where visitors can view lions, hippos, elephants, buffalos […]

UGANDA-CHINA EXPO: 43 Chinese Companies to Invest here

UGANDA-CHINA EXPO: 43 Chinese Companies to Invest here

The Chinese council responsible for the promotion of International trade in collaboration with China African Development Fund together with Uganda Investment Authority and Uganda National Chamber of Commerce are to hold the first Ever China-Uganda Industrial Capacity Cooperation Exposition at the UMA show grounds in Lugogo, reports Innocent Kayiza. During the Beijing Summit held with […]

Pepsi’s Tukonectinge climaxes

Pepsi’s Tukonectinge climaxes

Revelers that attended the Tukonectinge grand TV show wrapped it up in style, whilst being treated to some of John Blaqs’ hit singles. The campaign’s Brand Ambassador, John Blaq excited revellers at the show to some of the Tukwatagene singer’s recent hits including Do Dat, Makanika, among others. Guests at the show went into a […]

I’am Not Comfortable with High Lending Rates – Governor Mutebile

I’am Not Comfortable with High Lending Rates – Governor Mutebile

The Bank of Uganda (BoU) Governor, Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has said he is uncomfortable with the high lending rates in the country, reports Innocent Kayiza.  He made the remarks while speaking at the third edition of the Annual Bankers Conference on the theme – “De-risking Financing & Investment in Agriculture to promote decent youth employment […]