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Bobi Wine to spend nights in Luzira over OTT assembly

Bobi Wine to spend nights in Luzira over OTT assembly

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine was yesterday remanded to Luzira prison until May 2 over charges of convening unlawful assembly opposing the sh200 social media tax(OTT). Bobiwine was arrested by police on his way to the police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) headquarters in Kibuli,where he was summoned to answer related charges including […]

Guard Killed, Money stolen in Mpererwe supermarket robbery

Guard Killed, Money stolen in Mpererwe supermarket robbery

Police in Kampala are analysing circumstances including reviewing the CCTV footage to figure out the mastermind in the supermarket robbery which left the bodyguard murdered and large chunks of money stolen. The released information reveal that on Saturday, six gunmen travelling on motorcycles without number plates broke into the Mperererwe-based supermarket and used a sub-machine […]

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 […]

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