INSIDE STORY: How Museveni ‘sole candidature’ was crafted, sealed

INSIDE STORY: How Museveni ‘sole candidature’ was crafted, sealed

Hundreds of members of parliament from the ruling party National Resistance Movement are backing President Yoweri Museveni’s attempt to win another term, according to a resolution adopted at their ongoing meeting late Sunday. A victory at the next election, in 2021, could extend the Museveni’s rule to 40 years, one of the longest reigns in […]

Gov’t urged to review Disaster Policy

Gov’t urged to review Disaster Policy

As disaster preparedness and response continues to pose a challenge to government, with sprawling chunks of the population across the country suffer the debilitating effects of calamities, the African leadership institute, an independent, non partisan public policy pan African think tank has come out and  urged government to review the disaster policy to cover emerging […]

Uganda responds to Rwanda, Abiringa, Kagezi assassinations cited

Uganda responds to Rwanda, Abiringa, Kagezi assassinations cited

As tension escalates between Kampala and Kigali, Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has said Uganda will continue to emphasise  protection and security of its citizens and refugees alike – citing the high profile assassinations that rocked the nation recently. n Tuesday, Hon. Kutesa in the first official statement since last week’s close the border […]

S6: UNEB withholds results from 21 centres over cheating

S6: UNEB withholds results from 21 centres over cheating

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has Thursday release the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) 2018 results eleased at President’s Office, Kampala. UNEB executive secretary, Mr Dan Odongo revealed that at least 91 candidate who sat 2018 Uganda advanced certificate of education (UACE) exams will not receive their results with their colleagues after the […]

UPDF commandos will not simply leave Makerere University – Karemire

UPDF commandos will not simply leave Makerere University –  Karemire

Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF will only leave Makerere University on the request from management, the Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Brigadier Richard Karemire has said. He was speaking on the petition by Makerere University students to parliament demanding the withdrawal of the military from the University. The student’s petition stemmed from the deployment of Military […]

Covering Uganda’s Oil Risk

Covering Uganda’s Oil Risk

Kampala, February 26. With Ugandans looking forward to announcement final investment decision to be made in the first quarter of 2019, insurance industry executives agree that as a consequence the ‘First Oil’ is now expected in 2022. Uganda has made 21 oil discoveries with the joint venture partners granted production licenses for 14 fields. ‘First […]

Brainchild BCW Innovation Series Summit get financial boast

Brainchild BCW Innovation Series Summit get financial boast

The Virtual University of Uganda, the first online university in Africa and Sanlam General Insurance, a leader in insurance services, on Tuesday announced their support for Innovation Series. Innovation Series is a thought-leadership event hosted by brainchild BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), the country’s most awarded public relations agency. Mr. Walter Wafula, the Business Unit […]

Uganda’s top cigarette importer announces rebounding profit

Uganda’s top cigarette importer announces rebounding profit

The country’s biggest cigarette importer and distributor British American Tobacco Uganda Limited posted profit after tax of Ushs. 13.7 billion and paid Ushs 90.5 billion in tax to the Government as per its audited results for the full year 2018. Commenting on the results, Managing Director Mr. Mathu Kiunjuri said: “Despite a challenging business environment […]

Clients win big in Valentine’s Day do

Clients win big in Valentine’s Day do

In a reward promo launched early this week, five out of hundreds of customers who took part in the Cente Visa promotion were rewarded with Ugx 200,000 shillings each for their participation. The digital campaign which was launched by Centenary Bank on 10 th February was aimed at giving back to customers and as well […]

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