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Rev.Msgr.Serverus Jjumba Appointed New Masaka Bishop

Rev.Msgr.Serverus Jjumba Appointed New Masaka Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed the Masaka Vicar General, Rev.Msgr.Serverus Jjumba to act as the new Bishop of Masaka Diocese. Masaka has been under the administration of Rev. John Baptist Kaggwa who has served as the ordinary for twenty(21) years. According to the press release by the apostolic nunciature on Tuesday evening, Rev. Kaggwa will still […]

Over 30,000 beneficiaries, big stride for skilling Uganda fund

Over 30,000 beneficiaries, big stride for skilling Uganda fund

The 120 billion shilling skilling Uganda fund has already registered 30,000 beneficiaries seven years of existence after its launch in 2012. The projects targets 60,000 beneficiaries by 2020 and is aimed at facilitating competitiveness, productivity and employment for self reliance among the Ugandan youth. The Assistant Commissioner for Vocational Education, Mr. James Mugerwa during the […]

Uganda Christian University (UCU) partners with private sector in rice, coffee value addition

Uganda Christian University (UCU) partners with private sector in rice, coffee value addition

Uganda Christian University (UCU) Mukono has launched an initiative to add value to Ugandan processed rice. This is aimed at encouraging students to practice agriculture after school. Through a partnership with the Uganda private sector dealing in quality rice and coffee processing, UCU is set to train agribusiness students unique ways of adding value to […]

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 […]

Busoga University told to refund shs 50.5m presidential pledge

Busoga University told to refund shs 50.5m presidential pledge

Busoga University has been ordered to bring back Shs50.5m that was for Makutu Seed Secondary School in Bugweri District. The Deputy Deputy Inspector General of Government confirmed that the money sent to Busoga University wasn’t meant for it, but rather Makutu Seed Secondary School. She therefore ordered Busoga University based in Iganga district to refund […]

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 […]

Two people killed near president Museveni’s Kisozi farm

Two people killed near president Museveni’s Kisozi farm

Two men were chopped into pieces and their bodies abandoned near president Yoweri Museveni‘s farm in Kawuula village, Kisozi parish in Gomba District. The deceased were identified as Steven Kasibante, a farmer at Kawuula B cell and his colleague Kaliisa, a resident of Kawuula A cell, according to Mr Yazid Male, the LCII Chairman Kisozi parish. […]

Second suspect in Bobi Wine, 15 others hit list case arrested

Second suspect in Bobi Wine, 15 others hit list case arrested

Police on Monday arrested a second suspect in relation to the hit list that was distributed around Kampala last week. According to the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Mr Luke Owoyesigyire, the suspect was found in Kabowa, Rubaga Division in Kampala following an intelligence tip from the public. The list contained names of prominent people especially […]

Bobi Wine Kyarenga concert relocated to Busaabala

The kyadondo East Member of Parliament and reknown artist, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has decided to relocate his Kyarenga concert to his beach, One love in Busaabala. This follows a series of hindrances from the Uganda police, Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) and the Mandela National Stadium- Namboole management that the artist received […]

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