Uganda has only banned foriegn-owned sports betting

Uganda has only banned foriegn-owned sports betting

The Finance minister Matia Kasaija has clarified that President Yoweri Museveni ordered that no new licences should be issued to foreign-owned sports betting companies nor renewing of permits for the existing ones. Speaking to TheUgandan on Tuesday, Kasaija says there were “enlarged outflows” by the foreign companies which the government seeks to regulate. These companies […]

Innovation Series shift focus to Uganda’s tourism potential

Innovation Series shift focus to Uganda’s tourism potential

KAMPALA, 22nd January 2019 – Kampala based brainchild Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), formerly brainchild Burson-Marsteller, has unveiled the third edition of Innovation Series, and announced two new partners for the event; Roke Telkom and Golf Course Hotel, in its bid to promote innovation in business. Mr. Walter Wafula, Business Unit Head- PR, Brainchild BCW, […]

Massive corruption scandal engulfs URA

Massive corruption scandal engulfs URA

Tension and anger is brewing at the newly occupied URA Towers as it downed on staff that their top management had mid December, 2018 under the cover of the festive season and closure of the 1st half of the tax collection year, stealthily rushed an ill prepared report to the Board of Directors seeking replacement […]

Oulanyah goes hard on lazy MPs

Oulanyah goes hard on lazy MPs

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has asked sectoral committees to expedite scrutiny into the budget framework paper for the financial year 2019/2020. The framework paper, containing budget proposals for the next financial year was presented to parliament by the Minister of State for planning David Bahati last week. It indicates a proposed increment […]

Landlord arrested over two female students found dead in rented room

Landlord arrested over two female students found dead in rented room

Old Kampala Police Station is investigating the death of two young women aged between 20 and 24, whose bodies were found rotting in a rented room in Kakeeka village, Rubaga division. The two were identified by neighbors as Huda Njuba and Safinah both former students of East African University. Police was informed of the death […]

Mayuge Crime Preventer kills 14-year-old daughter over music

Mayuge Crime Preventer kills 14-year-old daughter over music

Fear gripped residents of Busaamu Village in Malongo sub-county, Mayuge district after a 14-year-old girl was beaten to death by her father for allegedly spending a night in a nightclub. The deceased was identified by authorities as Winnie Nabwire, a Primary Four pupil at Golden Junior School in Nakigo village. Mayuge district Police officer in […]

Gen Kayihura back in the dock

Gen Kayihura back in the dock

Former Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura and Boda Boda 2010 leader Abdullah Kitatta to appear before the General Court Martial today. Gen Kale Kayihura’s vulnerability was exposed when he was sacked as Inspector General of Police (IGP) on March 4 last year and replaced with his deputy Martins Okoth-Ochola. He was arrested by […]

Top PR firm rebrands

Top PR firm rebrands

brainchild Burson-Marsteller, Uganda’s most awarded public relations agency, has rebranded to brainchild BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), embracing the identity of BCW, the world’s third largest full-service, global communications agency and Africa’s largest PR network. The change in name comes on the back of the 2018 global merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, which […]

Bus operators cautioned on return journeys

Bus operators cautioned on return journeys

In efforts to reduce increasing number of road carnage associated with this festive season, Uganda Police Force in partnership with Safe way Rightway have re-launched the speed management campaign along major highways. On average, Uganda loses 10 people per day in road traffic crashes, which is the highest in East Africa. Reports statistics have indicated […]

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