Chinese Tycoon Dies After Falling Off A Wall In France

The co-founder and chairman of the giant Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has died after a fall off a wall in southern France. His company has confirmed that Wang Jian, 57, “accidentally fell” in Provence, while […]

ICT Gurus Blast Govt Over Social Media Tax

The Information and Communication Technology Association of Uganda (ICTAU) has issued a statement demanding government reconsiders its position to introduce taxes on Mobile Money and Over-The-Top (OTT) services. ICTAU is an umbrella association that brings […]

Cabinet Stops Tax On Mobile Money Deposits

Cabinet has directed telecom companies to stop taxing people depositing cash on their personal mobile money accounts. The State Finance Minister, David Bahati, disclosed this during the cabinet presser at Uganda Media Centre today. On […]

Govt Puts Off Uganda Airlines Project To 2019

The revival of the Uganda Airline has been pushed to April 2019. State Minister for Finance, David Bahati said that cabinet on Monday discussed the essentials of reviving Uganda Airlines such as financing and operation […]

South Sudan Proposes Bill To Extend President’s Term

South Sudan’s government proposed a bill to extend President Salva Kiir’s term for three years, undermining peace talks with opposition forces who condemned the move as illegal. The bill seeks to amend the constitution to […]

Kadaga Wants NSSF Act Reviewed

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called for an amendment to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act to allow persons access their savings before the age of 50. Kadaga said it is inhuman […]

Kadaga Opens NSSF’S Jinja Office Complex

The Speaker of Parliament of the Republic of Uganda Rt Hon Rebecca Kadaga last week opened National Social Security Fund (NSSF)’s new Jinja office, Red Pepper reports. This ultra-modern building, called the Jinja City House […]

SOCIAL MEDIA TAX: UCC wants Telecoms To Block VPN Access

Uganda Communications Commission Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi has said that telecommunication companies will block virtual private networks (VPN) applications that are aiding Ugandans to evade social media tax. The Uganda shilling 200 per day Over […]

Kayihura Ally Ndahura Charged In Army Court

Col. Ndahura Atwoki has today been charge in an army court with interfering with the process of law. The former police Crime Intelligence Commander, who was arrested two weeks ago alongside several allies of disgraced […]

PawaBoost! The best way to bet on the World Cup

betPawa has made World cup betting more interesting with its pawaBoosted odds   pawaBoost is a new feature where prices on selected World Cup games have been boosted for you to have a great ‘bet […]

Uganda seeks USD340m For Uganda Airlines Planes

The Uganda government has said it needs 340 million U.S. dollars to purchase six passenger aircrafts as the country pushes to revamp the national carrier before the end of this year. Bageya Waiswa, permanent secretary […]

Opposition MPs Tour Prison Facilities

Opposition MPs have visited prisons in Mbarara, where inmates complained of torture before they are charged in courts and the long periods spent on remand. Led by the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Winfred Kiiza, […]

Kayihura Went Rogue, Says President

President, Yoweri Museveni has opened up on the arrest and subsequent detention of General Kale Kayihura, the former Inspector General of Police. The army airlifted Kayihura from his country home in Kasagama in Lyantonde district […]

Diplomats Express Concerned Over ‘Age limit’ Case Delay

A section of diplomats accredited to Uganda have raised concern about the delayed ruling on consolidated petitions challenging the Constitution Amendment Act No.2 of 2017, which among others lifted age limits for presidential candidates. In […]

NSSF Wins 3rd African Investment Award

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Uganda has, for the third time, won an Investments award, the 2018 Africa Investor Africa Pension Fund Infrastructure Investment Initiative of the Year Award. The award was received by […]

South Sudan Set To Issue 500 Pound Note

South Sudan Central Bank recently announced that it will issue a new 500-pound banknote that will reduce the burden of carrying large amounts of paper money as well as improve the country’s ailing economy. “The […]

Catholic Church Suspends Priest For Rapping

A Catholic priest in Kenya has been suspended for one year after rapping in church. Father Paul Ogalo, 45,  of St. Monica Catholic Church in Rapogi, Migori County, south-west of Nairobi, was suspended for alleged misconduct […]

Medics: Nambooze’s Spine Problem Needs Emergency Care

Doctors at Kiruddu General Hospital have warned that the spine problem that is troubling Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze could get worse if not given urgent attention. Nambooze was hospitalized last Saturday after her health […]

Lawyer Questions Delayed Age Limit Ruling

City Lawyer James Byamukama has written to the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe questioning the delayed delivery of a judgment on the consolidated petition challenging the amendment of the Constitution to remove the presidential age limit. […]

Airtel, Kwese Offer Exciting Football Moments

Airtel Uganda has launched a partnership with KweseIflixTV – a provider of decoder TV services in Uganda to launch Mobile TV services. This partnership comes just a few weeks after Airtel Uganda announced countrywide 3G […]