Govt: Uganda’s Dubai Ambassador Not Withdrawn

Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministry has rubbished media reports that Uganda’s envoy to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been withdrawn. In a statement issued on Tuesday afternoon, the ministry says, Ambassador, Nimisha Madhvani was “recalled […]

FORTEBET ENDS EPL SEASON IN ARUA, KOBOKO, NEBBI, PAKWACH

It was thunderous as Fortebet was closing the 2017/2018 English Premier League (EPL) season with it customers in the districts of Arua, Nebbi, Pakwach and Koboko. Fortebet decided to spend time with its customers on […]

MTN Launch “MOMO NYABO” Promotion

MTN Uganda has today launched a promotion to encourage customers to use MTN Mobile Money to load airtime and buy voice or data bundles. The promotion, MoMo Nyabo – resonating with the local exclamation for […]

Police Receive New Rules On Tear Gas

In a surprise announcement, the new Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander has issued new guidelines on the use of tear gas by police officers. KMP commander Moses Kafeero told Field Force Unit officers that their deployment […]

Free Our King, Rwenzururu Begs

Rwenzururu Kingdom officials have appealed to Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Gen. Kahinda Otafiire to weigh in and enable the expeditious release of embattled Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere. Gad Mbayahi, the chairman of the […]

Nsambya Hospital Denies Handling Nekyon

Nsambya Hospital has denied admitting, treating or handling the body of former Minister Akbar Adoko Nekyon. The lawyer to the Nekyon Family contacted the hospital and was informed that Nekyon was last seen at Nsambya […]

Barcelona To Play Sundowns To Mark Mandela Centenary

The game is being played at the FNB stadium, formerly known as the Soccer City stadium, where Spain won the 2010 World Cup with a team featuring Barca players Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and captain […]

Uganda Wants $2.3 Billion China Rail Loan By September

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni directed government officials to sign off on a $2.3 billion Chinese loan for a new railway by September to curb further delays on the project. He asked for more flexibility in […]

Minister Amongi Pinned On Code Violation

Lands Minister  Betty Amongi risks losing her job for breaching of the Leadership Code Act, 2002. She is accused of using her influence to front her company in the acquisition of properties through the Custodian […]

Vodafone Uganda Creditors To Vote On Fate Of Company

The interim administrator of Afrimax, has called another meeting of creditors of the company during which they will decide the fate of Vodafone Uganda Ltd. The creditors will vote to determine whether to liquidate the […]

Pastor Who Anoints Ladies Knickers Goes Viral

Pictures of a pastor who makes members of his congregation drop their knickers such that he can anoint them have gone viral on social media. Pastor Mesah tells his believers that after anointing their knickers, […]

A Troubled Freedom For Journalists In Uganda

Uganda has joined the rest of the World to mark World Press freedom day amidst growing concern about restrictions against media practice. The celebrations are being held at Kampala Railway gardens in Kampala where Journalists […]

Lokodo: It Was Pemba In ‘That’ Sex Video

Ethics and integrity minister Fr. Simon Lokodo has said they have evidence that it was Jack Pemba who starred in a home made sex video that went viral on social media last week. Pemba, a […]

Police Hunt Luwero Sex Pest Priests

Reverend Canon Kezekiah Kalule, an Archdeacon attached to Luteete Archdeaconry and Geoffrey Sserunkuuma, the lay leader of Bbowa Church of Uganda in Makulubita Sub County in Luweero district are in trouble for alleged defilement. Luweero […]

Proposed Social Media Taxes Reduced By Half

Government has tabled new proposals to the Tax Bills in a bid to lower the proposed Excise Duty on Over the Top Media Services (OTT) from Shs 200 to Shs100 per day. If carried, those […]

Singapore Airport Tests Facial Recognition

Singapore’s Changi airport is testing a facial recognition system it hopes will speed passengers through the facility. It is expanding existing uses of the smart ID system and is looking into ways it can replace […]

Police Buy Three More Aircrafts

Uganda Police Force has acquired two more helicopters and a fixed wing aircraft from Italy. The purchase of the two engine helicopters at the tune of Shillings 88 billion (USD 23.9M) began in 2015 while […]

MPs Pocket Shs200, 000 Bribe To Pass Budget

By Henry Mulindwa A group of Members of Parliament have accused their colleagues of taking bribes from President Museveni to accept passing the budget without the Health funds. Addressing a press conference at Parliament yesterday, […]