Author: sirus ziki

Via URN:Police in Luwero district have cautioned Village Savings and Loans Associations against attacks ahead of the Christmas season. There are over 2,000 Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLA) across the district. The Village Savings and Loan Associations have between 15-30 members, who save between 10,000 and 40,000 Shillings every month. The money is either […]

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 […]

Hosts Cameroon became the first team to qualify for the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations with an emphatic 4-1 win over Ethiopia in Group A. Forwards Vincent Aboubakar and Karl Toko-Ekambi scored twice each after Ethiopia took an early lead in Yaounde. Hotessa Dawa slid home after four minutes but the hosts […]

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has said the National Unity Platform, the party he leads as its president still believes in elections as one of the steps of the whole process through which to change government in Uganda. Speaking today following the defeat of his party candidate, Harriet Nakweede Kafeero in the Kayunga district […]

The casualty ward at Mulago Hospital is filled with victims of Tuesday morning blasts. Ambulances, one after another, are bringing in the injured majority of who are police officers. It is believed that they were brought from the Central Police Station-CPS, where the first blast went off. At Mulago Hospital, the doctors and nurses are […]

The house beeing constructed by the UPDF Engineering Brigade at Koro subcounty in Gulu district.     District Local Governments are stuck with construction funds as they wait for more instructions from the line ministries on how to procede with Uganda People’s Defense Force- UPDF Engineering Brigade. Early this year, President Yoweri Museveni directed that […]

There was drama in Makhonje Khanje village in Bumasikye Sub County in Mbale district this morning when angry residents decided to vote out their area LC 1 chairperson for alleged theft of a pig. The residents faulted Robert Masaba for not being exemplary and immediately threw him out of office by electing new leadership. They […]

Seventeen newly appointed ministers have failed to take the oath of office at Kololo Independence Grounds. Some of the ministers failed to appear because they are contacts of COVID-19 victims and are in self-isolation, others are undergoing treatment while others have lost relatives among other reasons. Some of those who failed to show up are […]

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces – UPDF has warned civilians against confronting soldiers who are enforcing the new guidelines intended to curtail the spread of COVID-19 during the on-going lockdown. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced a fresh lockdown last Friday after the country registered a surge of new COVID-19 cases.  Museveni also banned use of […]

Kampala, 21 st June 2021: Airtel Uganda, the Smartphone Network with the widest 4G coverage in Uganda, has today announced the separation of Airtel Money from its Telecom Business. Technically, the Airtel Money Business has been transferred to Airtel's affiliate, Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited ("AMC Uganda"). The business separation complies with a new law […]

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