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NUP ownership verdict should be overturned: Kibalama

NUP ownership verdict should be overturned: Kibalama

The National Unity Reconciliation and Development Party (NURP) founder member, Moses Kibalama has appealed against a court verdict that allowed Robert Kyagulanyi  to take over leadership of the party. On Wednesday, Kibalama filed the appeal jointly with Paul Kagombe Ssimbwa at the Court of Appeal in Kampala. The two contend that Justice Musa Ssekaana injudiciously […]

Ugandan Shilling weakens as preparations for monetary policy meeting

Ugandan Shilling weakens as preparations for monetary policy meeting

The shilling weakened marginally from opening levels of 3660/3670 to close the day at 3665/3675 as some corporate demand filtered through in an overall quiet day of trading. Money markets were still relatively tight today with overnight at an average of 7.15%. Bank of Uganda will hold a sh245bn treasury bill auction on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the […]

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

Preparations for the extraordinary heads of state East African Community (EAC) summit have been concluded, with leaders expected to convene in Arusha on February 27. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, on Monday confirmed the summit, saying leaders are now discussing whether it will held virtually or physically owing […]

Education Sector review underway

Education Sector review underway

The Ministry of Education and Sports sector will today open this year’s review of its performance of the previous financial year 2019/20. The review workshop will end Thursday and will be held at Hotel Africana in Kampala with 120 participants attending physically on a representative basis and over 200 participants attending virtually on Zoom. The […]

MP’s want government to bail out collapsing business

MP’s want government to bail out collapsing business

“We have seen cases where President Yoweri Museveni has intervened, asking banks not to take over people’s houses and businesses.” Members of Parliament have appealed to the Government to expedite plans for a stimulus package for Ugandans whose businesses have either collapsed or are about to close. The MPs said several Ugandan businesses were affected […]

COVID-19 app users cannot get isolation payment

COVID-19 app users cannot get isolation payment

People who are told to go into isolation in an alert from the NHS Covid-19 app in England and Wales will not be eligible for government support. Anyone on low income who is instructed to self-isolate in a phone call from NHS Test and Trace can claim a £500 payment from their local authority. Now […]

What is store for the house managers?

What is store for the house managers?

In 2019, the Ugandan parliament suggested that the government should pass the minimum wage bill into a law. The private members’ Bill passed by Parliament seeks to provide for the determination of a minimum wage based on the different sectors of the economy. Luckily, the bill was passed into a law. Although he previously said […]

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

Eleven Reasons Why You Should Invest In Media Monitoring

It is every brand’s dream to stay on top of the publicity game and reach as many people as possible, hence the need to employ different avenues of communication – print, broadcast and online. With all this, it is important to know how your communication efforts are doing and the yields therein; and that’s where […]

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 […]

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