DPP Chibita: ‘I am Free Of Political Influence’

DPP Chibita: ‘I am Free Of Political Influence’

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Justice Mike Chibita has given the country assurances that he is free of political influence in the execution of his duties. Chibita gave the firm assurance while speaking at the Dialogue on Corruption at Hotel Africana on Wednesday. “I am free from political influence. Am lucky that my office […]

Museveni tips Sebei leaders on leadership

Museveni tips Sebei leaders on leadership

  President Yoweri Museveni has called upon all leaders at all levels – political, religious and civic – to always take it upon themselves and work as agents of change and sensitize the masses on create wealth in order to get rid of household poverty. He added that leaders are not worth any title of […]

Supreme Banking goes to Bugolobi surburb

Supreme Banking goes to Bugolobi surburb

Equity Bank Uganda Ltd has opened the latest Supreme banking branch on Luthuli Avenue right opposite Nice House of Plastics. Speaking at the official opening, Equity Bank Managing Director, Mr. Samuel Kirubi says the Supreme Branch is offering customized banking solutions with exclusive privileges. “At Equity Bank we are proud to continue the innovation journey […]

Kasese Ebola death, more cases confirmed

Kasese Ebola death, more cases confirmed

According to the latest announcement on the Ministry of Health and World Health Organisation, two new confirmed cases are relatives of the five-year-old boy- a Ugandan national who was the first case to be confirmed in the country. The five-year-old child who tested positive for Ebola is receiving care after arriving on Sunday and died […]

Tension as Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak

Tension as Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak

A child in Kasese district  has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, the health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for months sought to prevent contamination across the heavily traveled […]

Over Shs500 million worth of Mobile Money and Airtime given out

Over Shs500 million worth of Mobile Money and Airtime given out

Crown Beverages Limited (CBL), the bottler of soft drinks; Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Sting, and Nivana Water has so far rewarded its customerswith Mobile Money and Airtime worthUgx 500 million, in the ongoing  Tukonectinge with Pepsi consumer reward promotion. The Tukonectinge promo that waslaunched early this yearhas seen the soft drinks company consumersparticipate and win grand […]

Uganda SGR dreams remain wet in the wing

Uganda SGR dreams remain wet in the wing

President Yoweri Museveni stated in his State of the Nation Address on Thursday that the economic lifeline project – Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) , which would provide faster access to regional markets remain on hold for the foreseeable future. Uganda  is still committed to building the SGR, but pending “issues to resolve” about the project’s financing and […]

Kabaka to use boat racing in HIV/Aids fight

Kabaka to use boat racing in HIV/Aids fight

Buganda Kingdom is seeking to use boat racing sport to champion public health awareness and HIV/AIDs prevention campaigns among the kingdom subjects. The plan was unveiled by Henry Ssekabembe Kiberu, the Minister in charge of Youth, Sports and Recreation in the Buganda Kingdom. He says that the Kingdom will periodically organize boat regattas, through which, […]

Over 4 million Uganda PWDs seek equality

Over 4 million Uganda PWDs  seek equality

Government has expressed commitment towards prioritizing disability issues in its National Development Plan. This was during the launch of the 5-year National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) strategic plan at Golf Course Hotel, Kampala. Judith Mutabaazi the focal officer in charge of population and social development at the National Planning Authority said in […]