Month: November 2021

Commercial Banks and Microfinance Institutions are yet to to officially hear about the 200 billion shillings for lending out money meant to rescue small enterprises that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic which was commissioned early last week. A check at two government-owned financial institutions and one private bank showed that the managers at the […]

Despite a growing number of countries impose flight bans on southern African nations due to concerns over the new Omicron variant, World Health Organization (WHO) urges countries to follow science and the International Health Regulations. In a statement, the organization warns that travel bans may play a role in slightly reducing the spread of COVID-19 but […]

The police in Mbarara have arrested a man for allegedly dealing in fake currencies. Godfrey Kazinda was arrested on Thursday and found with fake 46,200 US Dollars and 2.5 million Shillings. The Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson Samson Kasasira says Kazinda was arrested last year in December but was granted bail which he skipped. Kasasira notes […]

The Judiciary has deployed 48 newly appointed Judicial Officers at the rank ofMagistrate Grade One to different stations across the country. In a bid to take Judicial services closer to the public, the judiciary appointed the magistrates last month following a recruitment process by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) chaired by Justice Benjamin Kabiito. The […]

Thousands of people occupying land owned by the Uganda Railway Corporation- URC in Mityana District have been given up to March to vacate or be forced out. In April, the URC management issued a 6 months’ notice requiring all the occupants to vacate the railway land as the government revamp the railway line across the […]

Kabira Country Club, renowned for its world class sporting facilities, is supporting youth sports by availing these facilities to children in order to make a difference in the youth sports community.  Kabira opened its gates to three Ugandan tennis players from Uganda’s Under-12 (U-12) team who have qualified to compete in the Africa Junior tennis […]

An angry mob has lynched a suspected cattle thief in Masindi district. The deceased was a notorious suspected cattle thief identified as Muhammad Mwesigye a resident of Kisindi village in Mirya sub county. Together with others still at large, they raided the home of Nicholas Tumwine of the same village and stole his cow. However, […]

The Police Busia District is registering an increase in the number of trafficked children. According to statistics more than 114 cases of child trafficking and disappearance have been reported from July to September 2021. The statistics indicate that in July 43 children below 15 years were trafficked, 34 in August, and 37 in September. Most […]

Only six African countries are recognized as active vaccine manufacturers. This is according to the African Vaccine Manufacturing Initiative (AVMI), an entity created to ensure that African countries can manufacture their vaccines. Speaking to journalists during a cross-border media café, AVMI Executive Director Dr. Patrick Tippoo said Morocco, South Africa, Egypt, Senegal, Ghana, and Nigeria […]

­ Ruparelia foundation with a vision to create a positive and transformative change in the community, together with victoria university extended to the ongoing Uganda Para Badminton International Tournament with a sponsorship of Shs10m. The tournament which kicked off on November 15 to ends 21 November 2021 attracted Persons with Disability. “With teams from all […]

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