UK-Uganda Investment: Minister Stephenson officiates at Shs700 billion Namanve ground breaking

UK-Uganda Investment: Minister Stephenson officiates at Shs700 billion Namanve ground breaking

As the UK government finalises Brexit, they have offered Uganda a $200m (about Shs735b) for development of infrastructure at Kampala Investment Business Park (KIPB) in Namanve, Mukono District that was officially launched on Sunday. The UK Minister for Africa, Mr Andrew Stephenson, said his government is committed to the project. “On its [Uganda] path to […]

REFUGEES: Resettlement fraud in Uganda and Kenya investigated

REFUGEES: Resettlement fraud in Uganda and Kenya investigated

The UN refugee agency said Thursday it was investigating new allegations of fraud in its resettlement programme in Kenya and Uganda after a report in German magazine Stern alleging graft. “We can confirm that we have received allegations related to resettlement fraud in Uganda and Kenya,” UNHCR spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly told AFP. Allegations would be […]

Museveni hosts ‘Africa Kwetu’ dinner

Museveni hosts ‘Africa Kwetu’ dinner

President Museveni, who was the Chief walker in the 6-day successful 2020 Great Trek from Galamba in Wakiso District to Bireembo in Kibaale District, has hosted the UPDF High Command and Cabinet Ministers, among other prominent officials, to a dinner. The dinner took place last evening (Thursday 9th January 2020) at Bireembo Technical Institute grounds […]

Centenary targets more SMEs

Centenary targets more SMEs

After sealing a multibillion deal with a continental Fund, Centenary Bank is now eying facilitating more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to accelerate its pace of growth in the country, according to the company’s top executive. Fabian Kasi, Managing Director of the country’s second-biggest bank revealed that securing the African Guarantee Fund Loan Agreement will fund […]

Kenyan Retailer Nakumatt To Close As Creditors Back Liquidation

Kenyan Retailer Nakumatt To Close As Creditors Back Liquidation

Creditors of Kenya’s Nakumatt supermarket chain, once East Africa’s biggest retailer, voted on Tuesday to wind it up after it was unable to pay debts following a failed rescue attempt. Nakumatt expanded from a mattress shop in a rural town to a network of more than 60 branches before a cash crunch forced it to […]

President Museveni Explains The Galamba – Bireembo Trek

President Museveni Explains The Galamba – Bireembo Trek

An armed conflict has got four levels: a war; a campaign; an operation; and a battle. All these levels can either be short, like the 6 days war of 1967 between Israel and the Arabs or a protracted one such as the 30 years war between the Protestants and the Roman Catholics in Germany, the 100 […]

Deported Miguna Miguna heads back to Kenya

Deported Miguna Miguna heads back to Kenya

Deported Kenyan opposition figure Miguna Miguna has demanded that he be allowed back in the country on Tuesday using a passport which had been confiscated by authorities. He tweeted that he is scheduled to land at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport in the capital Nairobi on Tuesday evening. Mr Miguna holds a Canadian passport and it […]

‘Terror suspects tried to enter’ UK base in Kenya

‘Terror suspects tried to enter’ UK base in Kenya

Kenyan police have detained three “terrorist suspects” who tried to force their way into a British military camp, AFP news agency reports, quoting an internal police report it has seen. Kenya’s privately owned Daily Nation newspaper says the three were arrested on Sunday evening after attempting to break into the base in Nanyuki, a market […]

Museveni Begins Six-day Trekk In Jungle

Museveni Begins Six-day Trekk In Jungle

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Saturday joined veterans, patriots, freedom fighters, and bazukulu in a symbolic trek from Galamba in Wakiso district to Birembo in Kibaale district to celebrate freedom fighters’ heroic sacrifices for patriotism. He is retracing the route he and his forces took in 1986, when they seized power from Idi Amin and Milton Obote. […]

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