Ugandans dismayed by poorly organised LC1 elections

Ugandans dismayed by poorly organised LC1 elections

Ugandan voters have expressed dismay at the manner in which local council elections that were held yesterday, were organized. In the aftermath of a marathon voting activity across the country, several voters are still struggling to cope with the outcome of a process that was characterized by chaos, confusion and running battles between voters and […]

Experts meet in Entebbe over Karamoja issues

Experts meet in Entebbe over Karamoja issues

The State Minister for Karamoja Affairs Moses Kizige calls on the IGAD member states drafting a protocol on free movement of cattle in Karamoja to protect the interest of the local people. Kizige notes that stakeholders have to encourage states to create favorable conditions like water dams for pastoralists on national borders to reduce on […]

NRM LC 1 candidate spends the night in police cells

NRM LC 1 candidate spends the night in police cells

The Electoral Commission will hold elections for LC 1 village chairpersons in over 600 villages where polls were suspended yesterday. The Electoral Commission notes that elections had to be called off in some electoral areas, mainly because unregistered residents disrupted the exercise when they were turned away. Available data from the field indicates that elections […]

Rotary Cancer Run gets Centenary Bank nod

Rotary Cancer Run gets Centenary Bank nod

Kampala, Wednesday July 11th, 2018 – Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading commercial microfinance Bank, has today announced its Shs.155m contribution towards the 2018 Rotary Cancer Run. The announcement was made at a meeting hosted by Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda at the Parliamentary Building in Kampala. This is the seventh […]

Ibanda Municipality: Peter Agaba gets High Court backing

Ibanda Municipality: Peter Agaba gets High Court backing

The High Court in Kampala has ordered the Electoral Commission to nominate Peter Agaba as a Candidate in Parliamentary Elections for the newly created Ibanda Municipality. Ibanda is one of the new municipalities that will be holding Parliamentary elections later this month, alongside Bugiri, Apac, Kotido, Sheema, Buikwe and Nebbi. The Electoral Commission had declined […]

Museveni proposes four vice presidents, larger cabinet for South Sudan

Museveni proposes four vice presidents, larger cabinet for South Sudan

South Sudan rebel leader, Dr. Riek Machar has once again been offered the position of vice presidency in a new government structure meant to accommodate the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – in Opposition (SPLM-IO) and other rebel groups. The development follows talks held a State House – Entebbe on Saturday involving South Sudan President, Salva […]

Museveni explains what is killing a large number of people in Uganda

Museveni explains what is killing a large number of people in Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has asked all Ugandans to exercise regularly in order to avoid non-communicable diseases. He made the remarks at the launch of the National Physical Fitness Day yesterday, which was recently approved by cabinet with the aim of addressing the rising burden of Non-Communicable Diseases like Cancer and Hypertension, Diabetes among others. As […]

So why is dfcu Bank in chaos? Here are the reasons

So why is dfcu Bank in chaos? Here are the reasons

As key shareholders plan to exit DFCU Bank, other changes are also taking place. The latest is that one of an influential director on the bank’s board, Deepak Malik has resigned his position, further complicating matters. Deepak Malik serves as the Chief Executive at Arise B.V. He also serves as the Head of Department – […]

Uganda population to hit 40 million by December 2018

Uganda population to hit 40 million by December 2018

Uganda’s population is projected to hit an estimated 40 million people by the end of the year according to the Uganda Population Council. Speaking ahead of the World Population Day slated for next week, Dr. Jotham Musinguzi the executive director of the uganda population council said there are several factors leading to the increase from […]

Museveni promises Uganda’s 120-year-old railway to Spanish businessmen

Museveni promises Uganda’s 120-year-old railway  to Spanish businessmen

President Yoweri Museveni has said suggested that Spain also be incorporated into Uganda’s sector of railway construction in Uganda alongside the Chinese. Mr. Museveni made the proclamation on Tuesday  while receiving the credentials of the new Spanish envoy, Mr. Javier Garcia Viedma Bernaldo De Quiros. The Chinese who are already deeply involved in that sector. Ambassador […]