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Missing UK student murdered in Entebbe

Police are investigating to establish circumstances that led to the murder of UK student , Huzaifah Ntambala, 24,whose body was found in Bwebajja Entebbe. The deceased was pursuing studies in the University of England and was home in Uganda for holidays. However, he reportedly went missing on January 21. However, police found him murdered after […]

Uganda: MTN expatriates deported over compromising national security

Uganda: MTN expatriates  deported over compromising national security

Police on Monday raided MTN head offices in Kampala, arrested and deported two of the telecom’s employees. The two identified as Olivier Prentout, a French national and Annie Tabura, a Rwandan were accused of compromising the Uganda national security. According to Ms Polly Namaye, the Deputy police spokesperson, security agencies in the close coordination with […]

China to sponsor Kampala-Jinja Expressway

China to sponsor Kampala-Jinja Expressway

A Chinese state-owned company, China Railway 17th Bureau Group Company has pledged to partner with a local contractor in the construction of the 95km Kampala – Jinja expressway (KJE). Mr He Ping, the company’s chairman for Africa business led a delegation to President Yoweri Museveni‘s home in Rwakitura and promised to finance the project. “if […]

Cameroon kidnapped students and teacher freed

Cameroon kidnapped students and teacher freed

The nine students and a teacher that were kidnapped in Cameroon by separatist fighters have been released. Gunmen on motorbikes on Tuesday ganged down a school in Kumba suburb, a Cameroon’s English speaking region. A report from a senior government official in meme reveals that two separatist fighters were killed and one captured during an exchange […]

Government enters deal with US company to manufacture smart phones in Uganda

Government enters deal with  US company to manufacture smart phones in Uganda

The Uganda Government has entered into a deal with an American-based company, CTI Africa, to start manufacturing smart mobile phones in Uganda. The phone production will be conducted by LifeMobile, which is also a member of CTI Africa on 6th Street in Industrial Area. The announcement was made by Evelyn Anite, the Minister of State […]

Uganda should make Universities free just like Liberia -UPC

Uganda should make Universities free just like Liberia -UPC

The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has advised the Uganda government to borrow a leaf from Liberia and make University education free to all Ugandan students. In a press conference held at Uganda house on Wednesday, Michael Osinde, the UPC spokesperson showed concern on the number of students admitted to higher education compared to the number of […]

Uganda Christian University(UCU) students form anti-corruption coalition

Uganda Christian University(UCU) students form anti-corruption coalition

Students at the Mukono- based Uganda Christian University(UCU) have formed a group that will help to fight the wide spread corruption scandal in Uganda. The team was a result of the five- day event at the Department of Public Administration and Governance under the theme: “Towards a more strategic partnership in the fight against corruption […]

Uhuru Kenyatta makes surprise visit to pupils during primary leaving examinations

The president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, on Wednesday surprised  President primary candidates at Uhuru Gardens Primary School in Nairobi when he visited them hours prior to Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam. The President was escorted by the Kenya Education Cabinet secretary, Amina Mohamed and Kenya National Examinations Council(KNEC) Chairman, Professor George Magoha. Addressing candidates […]

UK Investors struggle to get Shares in Uganda oil sector

UK Investors struggle to get Shares in Uganda oil sector

Investors from the United Kingdom have paid a second visit to Uganda to pave way on how they can improve their chances at acquiring some shares from the Uganda oil and gas sector The businessmen from 11 UK companies, that deal in petrochemical, pipeline, power and renewable industries, met up with senior Ugandan delegates on […]

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