Zambia Leader Praises China Trade Relations

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said that the country’s relations with China are mutually beneficial and no malicious propaganda will break the friendship. Lungu made the remarks while opening the third session of the 12th National […]

Sudan Inflation Tops 67% In August

The inflation in Sudan continued rising to an unprecedented 66.88 percent in August from 63.94 percent in July, said Sudan’s Central Statistics Bureau Sunday. The bureau attributed the rise to the decrease in the prices […]

Airtel Opens Another Premium Shop In City

Airtel Uganda has today opened another premium shop in continuation of their efforts to provide excellent one-on-one customer care experiences to subscribers across the country. The expansion drive which came on the heels of successful […]

UBL Collects 400 Units Of Blood In Donation Drive

The national blood bank has been boosted with 433 units of blood following a successful weeklong blood drive championed by Uganda Breweries Limited in partnership with Uganda Blood Transfusion Services (UBTS). This was in response […]

Wadri Sworn in As Arua Municipality MP

The newly elected Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Kassiano Wadri has taken oath of parliament days after he was released on bail following treason charges. He was sworn in on Wednesday afternoon by the Deputy […]

Vodacom Launches Africa’s First 5G Service In Lesotho

Vodacom Group has created the first standards-based commercial 5G service Africa using the 3.5GHz spectrum. The service, which has been created in Lesotho, will initially offer fixed-wireless broadband to two enterprise clients. The Group has […]

Bullets, Tear Gas Rock Kampala Over Bobi Wine

The police and army have used tear gas and bullets to disperse hundreds of demonstrators that descended on the capital, Kampala protesting the continued detention of Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi. The demonstrators, most of […]

Felix Tshisekedi Enters Race For DR Congo President

Felix Tshisekedi, a prominent opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), submitted on Tuesday his candidacy for the presidential election scheduled for December. Tshisekedi, president of the Union for Democracy and Social […]

Tanzania Moves To Suspend DSTV Over ‘Free to Air’ Channels

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority intends to suspend all licenses issued to video entertainment service provider MultiChoice, following the latter failure to comply with license conditions and inclusion of Free to Air’ TV channels in its […]

Zimbabwe Polls: Top MDC Official Arrested

A senior member of Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC Alliance, Tendai Biti, has been arrested at the border with Zambia, his lawyer is quoted as saying. Police had issued a search warrant for Mr Biti, accusing him […]

WHAT A WIN! FORTEBET CLIENT WINS 134M, GETS INSTANT PAYMENT

Imagine what you would do on waking up with an excess of 134million. Just a few days after Fortebet paid out 45million to its Ttula Road client who won his money in just 4 hours, […]

Facebook To Cut Investments In Uganda Over Social Media Tax

The falling out over Uganda’s recently introduced social media tax could intensify after Facebook warned it will hold back infrastructure investments worth millions of dollars it was planning in the country. Kojo Boakye, Africa public […]

South Sudan’s Rivals Sign Final Peace Deal

South Sudan’s conflicting parties on Sunday signed a final deal in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on power-sharing and security arrangements. The deal, reached through talks brokered by the Sudanese government with a mandate by the […]

Ugandan Girl Quits Gay Lifestyle, To Get Married

Val Kalende, a female Ugandan gay rights activist has quit the gay lifestyle, telling her church in Kampala that she was tired of living a life of “same sex sin”. Kalende was so into the gay […]

Bemba To Run For DR Congo Presidency In December

The former vice-president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba, has said he intends to stand for the presidency in elections due this December. Mr Bemba told the BBC that as long as the […]

Airtel Opens New Service Centers

Following successful network expansion and countrywide broadband availability campaigns, Airtel Uganda has announced a new plan to expand their footprint across Uganda in a bid to continue providing excellent one-on-one customer care experiences to subscribers. […]

Social Media Tax Bad For Digital Inclusion

Over the Top Tax – OTT, a tax on the use of social media has been described as a negative occurrence in Uganda the that in turn works against digital inclusion. This is according to […]

Which Is The Perfect Banana?

A picture of bunch of banana’s has literally taken the internet by storm and debate is raging. When the internet was asked what the “perfect” ripeness of a banana, it may come as no surprise […]

Google To Deploy Balloon Internet In Kenya

Alphabet Inc’s Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first commercial deal […]

CABINET DECISIONS ON ISSUES OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

PRESS BRIEFING: CABINET DECISIONS ON ISSUES OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE MONDAY 16TH JULY, 2018 AT STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE Cabinet sat yesterday Monday16th July 2018 at StateHouse Entebbe under the Chairmanship of the President H.E Yoweri Kaguta […]