Month: January 2022

The Rwandan government has finally agreed to re-open its border with Uganda, three years after its closure. The Uganda-Rwanda borders were closed on February 27, 2019. At the time, Rwandan President, Paul Kagame accused Ugandan authorities of spying on Rwanda, abducting Rwandan citizens and locking them up in non-designated areas, as well as hosting and […]

World Class Speke Resort Munyonyo & Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort Limited are this week hosting the Ministerial meeting of the African Union Committee on the reform of the UN Security Council. The AU Committee ministerial meeting is happening this week from Wednesday, 19 January to Friday, 21 January 2022. The exciting development was on Wednesday morning […]

The Judiciary has been conducting at least three special criminal sessions each year where each Judge would hear 40 cases in a marathon. However, the judiciary has found that this strategy is partly responsible for the increasing case backlog and late delivery of justice as a result of poor coordination among players in the administration […]

Uganda’s oil reserves in Jinja have run out of fuel, Uganda National Oil Company’s-UNOC depot manager, Joel Nkangi has announced amidst a crisis that has led to an escalation of fuel prices in recent weeks. Pump prices have now increased to an average of  6,000 Shillings at stations across Kampala, while in some upcountry towns, […]

Members of Parliament on the Finance Committee have questioned officials from the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development over the skyrocketing fuel prices across the country. Fuel prices have been rising sharply since early last year but since the beginning of this month, they have risen more sharply by up to 1,300 shillings per […]

Property worth millions of shillings have been destroyed after a fire gutted a furniture workshop at Kibibi Village, Mityana Municipality. The fire destroyed chairs, beds, machines, and hand tool equipment among others. The fire broke out at Kibibi Garage, in Mityana District on Tuesday morning. Swaib Bakkabulindi, the proprietor of the furniture workshop attributed the […]

Two people alleged to be Allied Democratic Front (ADF) rebels accused of masterminding the bombings in Kampala are detained at the CMI headquarters in Mbuya. The suspects who include Siraje Ssenkungu and Muzafaru Kataza were arrested on Sunday from Mpigi by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), JATT, and Crime Intelligence after they were allegedly named […]

East Africa’s celebrated billionaire, money magnet, business mogul, honorary consul of the Republic of Nepal to Uganda HE.Dr Sudhir Ruparelia has today clocked 66yrs old. Thousands of young people he has mentored, relatives, friends, and people from various corners of the world have heaped birthday wishes to Sudhir describing him as a statesman who has […]

A six-year-old girl in Mukono district who went missing on her way to school on January 12, has been found. Praise Lugoloobi Nakavubu had just been enrolled at Katente Church of Uganda primary school and disappeared on her third day after starting school. Police recovered her body from a thick bush near the garden of the residents in […]

  Some former National Resistance Movement-NRM candidates at various levels in Sironko district have pleaded with the party Secretary-General, Richard Todwong to consider them for deployment in the government. These including among others, Herbert Mulekwa, the former Sironko District LC V Chairperson, Vincent Weboya, the former Budadir East Member of Parliament, and Dr. Cosea Wambaka, […]

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