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Startimes connects more Ugandans digitally, announces christmas promo

Startimes connects more Ugandans digitally, announces christmas promo

With government moving slowly on having the country connected to the digital, Startimes Uganda, a digital pay TV, is moving ahead by connecting Ugandans who are in areas where government has not yet transited to the digital system. The vice president and head of marketing at Startimes, Audrine Nsubuga, revealed that using this plan they […]

Uber Uganda announces a new ‘paid wait time’ feature to make trips more productive for driver-partners

Uber Uganda announces a new ‘paid wait time’ feature to make trips more productive for driver-partners

Uber, a transportation technology company operating in Uganda has   introduced  Paid Wait Time, another impactful feature to make the Uber experience more productive (and less stressful!) for driver-partners and their passengers. Uber is a technology platform where smartphone apps connect driver-partners and riders for transport from one location to another. Long wait times can be stressful for driver-partners. […]

Revive district farm institutes – LOP. Press Release

Revive district farm institutes – LOP. Press Release

  Saturday, September 10, 2016 The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Hon. Winfred Kiiza, has called for the revival of district farm institutes and development of agro processing facilities in zones with a comparative production advantage. “District farm institutes are essential in developing skills, promoting modern technologies and high yielding varieties,” she said. Speaking […]

Parliamentarians Celebrate Iceland`s ratification of the Kampala Amendments to the Crime of Aggression

Parliamentarians Celebrate Iceland`s ratification of the Kampala Amendments to the Crime of Aggression

On 17 June 2016, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson, Permanent Representative of Iceland to the United Nations, deposited at the United Nations in New York the Iceland`s Instrument of Ratification of the Amendments to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), adopted in Kampala in 2010. Iceland thereby accepted to bind its nationals and territory […]

Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

Ethiopia: End use of counter-terrorism law to persecute dissenters and opposition members

2 June 2016 The Ethiopian Government must end its escalating crackdown on human rights defenders, independent media, peaceful protestors as well as members and leaders of the political opposition through the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP) says a group of civil society organisations (CSOs). “The government’s repression of independent voices has significantly worsened as the Oromo protest […]

UNOC appoints Wapakabulo for CEO

UNOC appoints Wapakabulo for CEO

In a search that commenced February of 2016, the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has finally appointed a Chief Executive Officer. The company’s Board of Directors appointed Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo to the CEO position. UNOC was set up by Article 42 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) ACT 2013 and incorporated under the Company’s Act 2012. […]

A Statement from the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, on Syncretism

A Statement from the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, on Syncretism

Like many Ugandans, Christians in the Church of Uganda prayed for Hon. Rebecca Kadaga in her re-election campaign for MP and also for her election as Speaker of Parliament. We rejoiced when the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ opened both doors for her to serve the people of Uganda again. Like many, […]

FCAU to celebrate World Press Freedom Day

FCAU to celebrate World Press Freedom Day

The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU) will tomorrow, May 3rd, celebrate World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), an occasion that reminds us of the importance of free media and of access to information for all people. FCAU stands in solidarity with journalists and media organizations in Uganda and elsewhere. FCAU is a professional association for journalists in Uganda […]

Changing to Stay the Same

Changing to Stay the Same

Written by Fr Anthony Musaala Tremendous thanks to all who take time to respond to my posts. Facebook interactions though sometimes tough, can help to get information out directly and quickly. It can also help to uncover what need not be hidden. Many of you have been deeply shocked and concerned about me because you […]

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