Museveni, Kenya’s Kenyatta Ink Cross-border Peace Pact

Museveni, Kenya’s Kenyatta Ink Cross-border Peace Pact

President, Yoweri Museveni and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a joint cross-border integrated programme for sustainable peace and social economic transformation for Turkana, West Pokot and Karamoja. The two leaders signed the MoU in Moroto on Thursday evening. The move to sign the memorandum started on August 31st, […]

Fortunate Ayebare not missing, arrested by Police over murder of Maria Nagirinya

Fortunate Ayebare not missing, arrested by Police over murder of Maria Nagirinya

Police have said Fortunate Ayebare, who was reported missing on Wednesday evening, is in their custody. According to a police source, she is wanted in connection with the kidnap and murder of Maria Nagirinya, a former Social Worker with the Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI). Nagirinya was kidnapped outside her home in Lungujja, Rubaga Division […]

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 […]

A new case of Ebola is confirmed in Kasese

A new case of Ebola is confirmed in Kasese

The Health ministry has confirmed a new Ebola case in Kasese district. A girl of nine who had travelled from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo was found to have a fever during screening for Ebola at the Mpondwe border crossing. A blood sample that was sent for testing confirmed on Thursday evening that she […]

Equity ED Kituuka takes bank to Ugandans working in the diaspora

Equity ED Kituuka takes bank to Ugandans working in the diaspora

Equity Bank Uganda will be showcasing feasible investment and banking opportunities for diaspora customers back home at this year’s Uganda North America Convention being held at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago that runs up to September 1, 2019. A delegation led by the Bank’s Executive Director, Anthony Kituuka will be attending the Trade and Investment […]

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 […]

Tullow terminates Uganda Oil deals after disagreements

Tullow terminates Uganda Oil deals after disagreements

Tullow Oil has terminated its farm-down agreement with Total and CNOOC in Uganda, following a lack of agreement with government over the tax terms of the transaction, Irish Times reported. The London-listed Irish explorer said on Thursday that its farm-down is to terminate at the end of the day, August 29th, following the expiry of […]

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 […]