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Liaison Umbrella Fund Launches in Uganda

Liaison Financial Services Limited (Liaison), a leading independent provider of retirement benefits schemes administration and consultancy services has Tuesday (12th March, 2019) launched the Liaison Umbrella Fund to Ugandans looking for an effective retirement plan. The Fund which is managed by a top of the range technical team is regulated by

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Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile and his deputy Louis Kasekende. Photo by Alex Esagala

FULL BRIEFING: Cosase BoU Probe Report’s Key Findings and Recommendations

Parliament’s Committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has released its report on closure and sale of seven commercial banks by Bank of Uganda (BoU). The report is from months of a follow-up probe on a special audit report by the auditor general on the sale of defunct banks. The seven

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MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte and SFC commander Maj Gen Don Nabaasa

Are MTN Deportations Linked to Coup Attempt Reports?

Last week, Kampala deported MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte days after reports of a foiled coup attempt against President Yoweri Museveni’s 33-year government. A deportation order signed by internal affairs minister Gen Jeje Odongo described Vanhelleputte as an “undesirable immigrant.” Police said the deportation was in “national security” interest. Vanhelleputte’s deportation followed that

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MTN Uganda Appoints Interim CEO to Replace Deported Wim Vanhelleputte

MTN Uganda has appointed Gordian Kyomukama as acting chief executive officer  (CEO) replacing Wim Vanhelleputte who Kampala deported Thursday. In a statement issued on Friday, hours after  Vanhelleputte's deportation to Brussels, the telecom's corporate affairs office announced Kyomukama's appointment. "To ensure business continuity, we have appointed Mr. Gordian Kyomukama, currently Chief Technology Officer,

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MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte Deported

Government has deported MTN Uganda Chief Executive Officer  Wim Vanhelleputte, this website has learnt. Wim has been MTN Uganda CEO since 2016. A Deportation Order signed by Internal Affairs Minister, Jeje Odongo, deemed the Belgian National as an “undesirable immigrant.” "Now therefore by virtue of the powers vested in me by Section 60

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UAE, African Startups Collaborate on New Cross-Border Mentorship Program

A total of 20 startups from the UAE and Africa participated in the first-ever Chamberthon in Kigali, Rwanda, where participants collaborated and developed a framework for Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Global Business Forum Mentorship programme, new cross-border mentorship programme. Organised by Dubai Chamber, the Chamberthon was held during the

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Why CMI Summoned MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte this Week

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of telecommunications company MTN Uganda, Wim Vanhelleputte was Tuesday summoned by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) in a fresh investigation into the company’s operations, The Tower Post has learnt. The summons come barely a month after the arrest and deportation of three top managers for

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More Details about DFCU Bank Raid Emerge, Robbers Gang Raped Staff

More shocking details continue to emerge about the Monday evening attempted robbery at DFCU Bank in Bwaise. The latest indicate that the robbers who raided the bank at around 8:15PM held workers hostage for four hours. During the four hours, The Tower Post has learnt, the robbers kept asking staffers to open

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