Uganda disowns twin gorillas ‘born in Mgahinga NP’

Uganda disowns twin gorillas ‘born in Mgahinga NP’

There are only about 880 mountain gorillas left The jubilation by Ugandans on social media about reports that high up in the mountains of Mgahinga National Park, Kisoro District, trackers on Monday encountered an extremely rare sight. A female gorilla, was holding to newborns—twins have been trashed by Uganda Wildlife Authority. “CONGS NALONGO: Jubilation in […]

Umeme, Nature Uganda in afforestation drive

Umeme, Nature Uganda in afforestation drive

Only 2% of the 16% of the population on the grid use it for cooking Power giants Umeme Ltd have started a tree planting drive that will look to protect Uganda’s endangered forest cover. The event organized in conjunction with Nature Uganda was graced by the area Member of Parliament, Mukono south, Johnson Muyanja Ssenyonga, […]

Customers dwindle as Crane Bank business slows

Customers dwindle as Crane Bank business slows

The bank has about 500,000 customers. Just a few Crane Bank branches upcountry operated normally today as Bank of Uganda announced the take-over of the country’s third largest bank, reports URN. After months of speculation on the status of the bank, BOU announced Crane Bank was significantly under-capitalized. In some of the branches, clients walked […]

Uganda registers strong raise in annual crop inflation

Uganda registers strong raise in annual crop inflation

Bank of Uganda has reported drastic raise in Annual crop inflation in the last three months. Prices of food have risen, growing inflation rate. Uganda’s rising food prices and the effects of exchange rate depreciation have pushed up the cost of living in the last three month according to Bank of Uganda. This comes at […]

China’s Wuhan City, Jinja sign pact

China’s Wuhan City, Jinja sign pact

Uganda’s former industrial giant town of Jinja is set for a revival after signing an agreement of mutual interests with Wuhan Municipality in China. Witnessed by Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, His Worship Wan Yong and Jinja’s Majid Batambuze signed a cooperation agreement putting in place a relationship expected to benefit both Municipalities. The pact […]

Mutebile suspends Crane Bank bosses as BOU takes over

Mutebile suspends Crane Bank bosses as BOU takes over

Bank of Uganda has put Crane Bank under receivership, takes over management with immediate effect. Our reporters have sighted police officers instead of the usual Nepalese guards at the Bank’s branches across the Uganda. Central Bank Governor Tumusime Mutebile said: “Crane Bank is under-capitalised and poses systemic risk to the banking sector. Board of Directors […]

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

The animosity between Kampala Lord, Mayor Erias Lukwago and Kampala Affairs minister, Beti Olive Kamya over management of Kampala city has reached new heights. A new war is brewing after Mayor Lukwago called ‘illegal’ the forceful eviction of vendors off the streets by Hon. Kamya so as to decongest the city. On Wednesday, the government […]

Entebbe-Kampala Expressway to be fenced reveals UNRA

Entebbe-Kampala Expressway to be fenced reveals UNRA

With 71% of the Entebbe-Kampala Expressway works completed, by November 2017, the Uganda National Roads Authority has said the multibillion highway will be fenced. During a Wednesday morning spot-check by NBS TV, Entebbe-Kampala Expressway project engineer Semanda Hassan said that Ugandans will soon be using this road but will be fenced to limit access to […]

I have been stealing Lwera sand, Pastor Kakande apologises

I have been stealing Lwera sand, Pastor Kakande apologises

Self proclaimed prophet of God Pastor Samuel Kakande Synagogue Church of All Nations in Mulago has bowed to pressure owning to irresponsible sand mining and destruction of wetlands in Lwera in Kalungu District. He apologised for illegally excavating sand in a wetland within a 100-metre radius of Lake Victoria, contravening environmental regulations. Pastor Kakande – […]

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