Umeme discusses new tacks in war on transformer vandals

Umeme discusses new tacks in war on transformer vandals

Dr. Mark Mutebi (not real name), runs a clinic in Mukono Municipality. He offers diversified laboratory services to the communities in and around the municipality. All the laboratory services and other clinical records done using computers, are dependent on reliable electricity supply. However, lately, Dr. Mutebi, like many other residents in the municipality, is not […]

FOOT ON GAS: Museveni summons NRM MPs to State House over mobile money tax, ‘sharpshooters’

FOOT ON GAS: Museveni summons NRM MPs to State House over mobile money tax, ‘sharpshooters’

NRM Members of Parliament are expected to meet at State House Entebbe today, with the amendments on Mobile Money tax announced yesterday expected to feature on the agenda. President Museveni summoned the NRM MPs yesterday, just as finance Minister for Planning David Bahati announced that government had amended the tax on all mobile money transactions, […]

Police in possesion of eight vehicles stolen from Kampala

Police in possesion of eight vehicles  stolen from Kampala

Police has recovered eight vehicles that had been stolen from different parts of Kampala in the last two weeks. Flying Squad under the command of the new commandant Peter Kakonge recovered the vehicles in areas of Namanve, Nansana, Lungujja, Natete, Wakaliga Road, and Ndeeba. The vehicles which include: three Toyota Premios, a Toyota Hiace, Mark […]

Uganda to spend $70 million on storage facility for refined products

Uganda to spend $70 million on storage facility for refined products

Uganda National Oil Co. has announced plans to produce and refine its own oil, said it will require as much as $70 million to construct a storage facility for refined products on the outskirts of Kampala. The country will initially build storage with capacity for 60,000 cubic meters that it may upgrade to 138,000 cubic […]

Entebbe Expressway builders CCCC, France’s Total ink deal

Entebbe Expressway builders CCCC, France’s Total ink deal

Total and China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) have signed a mutual preferred supplier agreement to extend their existing relationship to a worldwide perimeter. CCCC, a fully integrated engineering company, and Total, a global integrated energy producer and provider, are both key players in their respective fields with an extensive presence around the world. Total currently […]

Govt begins ‘squeezing’ money lenders

Govt begins ‘squeezing’ money lenders

The government has started enforcing the Tier 4 Microfinance and Money Lenders Act of 2016, a revised regulatory framework for microcredit providers, non-deposit taking institutions and saving groups. The new law establishes stringent conditions for persons trading as money lenders in Uganda, who are now required to register as corporate entities before transacting business. The […]

Youth Livelihood Programme’s future is a no guess-game

Youth Livelihood Programme’s future is a no guess-game

Premised on contestable specifics, The Daily Monitor on Thursday 12th July, 2018 called for a review or disbandment of the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP), writes Frank Mugabi. There was an attempt, probably because an Editorial should meet all credibility measures, to use statistics as evidence, unfortunately the figures were flawed. For example, to aver that […]

All set for Royal Ascot Goat Races in Munyonyo

All set for Royal Ascot Goat Races in Munyonyo

Uganda’s most popular social event, the Royal Ascot Goat Races last held in 2012, will be happening on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at its customary venue of Speke Resort, Munyonyo. This was announced during a media launch at Speke Apartments in Kampala over the weekend. “The Goat Races were easily the most popular event on […]

Dfcu owners to seek new Executive Director after Sekabembe quits

Dfcu owners to seek new Executive Director after Sekabembe quits

DFCU Bank, registered as the Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank Limited will take its time to replace Chief of Business & Executive Director William Sekabembe after his resignation, dampening hopes of a speedy restructuring or even a break-up of the trouble commercial bank. Sekabembe’s resignation came less than a fortnight after CDC Group Plc, […]

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