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, […]

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 […]

Museveni: I don’t want to hear teachers’ nonsense

Museveni: I don’t want to hear teachers’ nonsense

President Museveni was in lashing mood while speaking at national labour day celebrations in Ssembabule, lashing out on the medical doctors and then teachers whom he claimed were carrying nonsense arguments over the recent decision by cabinet to raise salaries for their science counterparts. “I don’t want to hear that nonsense; we the freedom fighters […]

Museveni in London for Commonwealth meeting

Museveni in London for Commonwealth meeting

President Yoweri Museveni departed for London on Tuesday to lead a Ugandan delegation to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM 2018), the Presidency said. CHOGM 2018 is themed “Towards a Common Future” and take places on Thursday and Friday. The Presidency said Museveni was seen off at Entebbe International Airport this morning by the […]

How coup rumours made Museveni call Archbishop Lwanga for negotiations

How coup rumours made Museveni call Archbishop Lwanga for negotiations

Following Friday’s statement by Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, that the state had received information linking him to a plot to overthrow the government, THEUGANDAN has gathered that President Yoweri Museveni has not sitting on his realms over the cold war with the Church. President Museveni, our correspondent learnt, had vowed to ​crush […]

Museveni holds talks with UMEME bosses

Museveni holds talks with UMEME bosses

President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday met and held discussions with four officials from Umeme, led by their Board Chairman, Mr. Patrick Bitature, who called on him at State House Entebbe. Mr. Museveni and his guests discussed the increasing power tariffs levied by the power distributor. Other members included, Mr. Celestino Babungi the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, […]

Museveni must go, insists Ruwenzori Bishop, Reuben Kisembo

Museveni must go, insists Ruwenzori Bishop, Reuben Kisembo

The Bishop Ruwenzori Diocese, Reuben Kisembo has defended his remarks to President Museveni that he should retire. While at the commissioning of St. Elizabeth Chapel at Kyebambe Girls’ School on Saturday, Kisembo openly told the President to retire and not deny Ugandans an opportunity to witness a peaceful hand over of power. Kisembo also said […]

Uganda Cranes are broke, Magogo tells Museveni as team departs for Morocco

Uganda Cranes are broke, Magogo tells Museveni as team departs for Morocco

The FIFA-funded Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) has no money to take care of the men’s national football team, Uganda Cranes who depart for Morocco to take part in the Africa Nations Championship (Chan), Fufa president Moses Magogo told President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday. The 27-man team leaves this afternoon at 3pm via Doha, […]

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