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Cabinet Approves UGX 319B Loan for Technology, Innovation Enhancement

Cabinet has approved a proposal to borrow USD84.73 Million from the Exim Bank of China to finance the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Innovation Skills Enhancement Project (NSTEI-SEP). The proposal was passed on Monday, May 28th during a cabinet meeting held at State House in Entebbe. According to ICT minister Frank Tumwebaze,

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Museveni Campaigns for NRM Candidate for Rukungiri Women MP Seat

President Yoweri Museveni has started canvassing for votes for the National Resistance Movement flag bearer, Winfred Matsiko Komuhangi, in the by-elections for the Women Parliamentary seat for Rukungiri District, South Western Region. Museveni who is the National Chairman of the NRM addressed 4 Movement supporters’ rallies in Nyakishenyi, Nyarushanje, Buyanja and

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EC Sets Date for LC1 Elections

The Electoral Commission has finally set July 10th as the date for Local Council (LC) and Women Council elections. While addressing a press conference held at the Electoral Commission headquarters on Friday morning, the Commission’s Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama revealed that the set was set after government released the funds for

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Kitatta Denied Bail, Weeps in Court

Boda Boda 2010 patron Abdullah Kitatta was on Monday denied  bail by the General Court Martial. Kitatta and twelve others were in February this year charged with a number of offences related to unlawful possession of military hardware. He had applied for bail through his lawyer Shaban Sanywa on several several grounds

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Kazoora to Serve 6 Months in Jail Over Shs 53M Bank Loan

Renowned media personality David Kazoora has been sentenced to six months at Luzira civil prison over failure to pay off a bank loan amounting to 53 million shillings. The Buddies Production and Magic1 HD CEO was arrested on Monday by bailiffs from Tuskem Associates, who have been trailing him for the past one

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9 Charged, Remanded to Luzira Over Suzan Magara Murder

Buganda Road grade one magistrate Charles Yeteise on Friday charged and remanded nine people to Luzira prison over the kidnap and murder of Suzan Magara. Magara, 28, was kidnapped on her way home in Lungujja, Lubaga Division in February this year. The deceased worked as an administrator at a family business owned

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Museveni in Mozambique for 3-day Visit

President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, for a three-day state visit on the invitation of his counterpart, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi. On arrival at Maputo International Airport this afternoon, President Museveni was received by the Mozambique Foreign Affairs Minister, Jose Pacheco, the Agriculture Minister, Higini Marrule and

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UK Commends UPDF for Establishing Peace in Somalia, S. Sudan

The United Kingdom has commended Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) for its role in establishing peace in both Somalia and South Sudan. This was observed on Thursday at a meeting between the UPDF Deputy Chief of Defence Forces Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi and the United Kingdom Chief of Staff (Operations) at

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Kyebando Police Post OC Knocked Dead by Speeding Vehicle

Police has kicked off investigations into the death of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Kato Francis, the  Officer Charge of  Kyebando Police Post. ASP Kato was knocked dead by a speeding vehicle on Thursday morning. According to Kira Road Division Police Commander, Michael Kasigyire, ASP Kato was knocked while on his way

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