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The Central Bank has continued to lower the central Borrowing rate with the hope of supporting the domestic economic growth especially amidst the ongoing global economic slowdown. Today, Prof Emmanuel Mutebile, the Central Bank’s Governor announced a 1 percentage point reduction in the CBR to 13% from 14% in the...
Police has confirmed the arrest of two of its senior officers attached to Mutundwe police station, in relation to the Saturday armed robbery at Denovo bread outlet in Kalerwe. The two are accused of neglecting police standing orders, recklessly risking the life of two police officers and civilians.
The long campaigns are done. The party has a new president. Forum for Democratic Change goes into the annals of Uganda’s history as the first party to have an incumbent president defeated in what’s been described as a free and fair poll by the party. When the celebration and...
The name Blick in Ugandan sport is as common as dirt. The Blicks have kept their legacy going for decades in various disciplines. In Isabella Blick, the family is sure that their presence in motor cross will live on. Today the nine year old graduated to a new class...
Defense, Prisons and Mulago Owe National Water and Sewarage Corporation Billions
President Museveni in a tweet described the retired Archbishop Mpalanyi Nkoyoyo as a principled shepherd of the flock. He said he was a religious leader whose actions matched his words. He was also passionate on improving the welfare of his flock and led by example read part of the...
To a layman, fencing is an alien sport in Uganda, but that is a myth the Uganda Fencing Association is out to fade. Speaking at a launch to hand over new equipment, Carolynne Adongo the Secretary General of the association says they intend to make it a household sport...
The Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority, Doris Akol has told parliament that the six billion shillings presidential handshake was initiated by President Yoweri Museveni, and not any other authority. She says the president promised to appreciate all the people involved. While appearing before the parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory...
An 80 year old woman is reported dead and 7 people are admitted at the National referral hospital in Mulago with serious complications following their Martyrs day walk. Now police is cautioning the public against braving the long walk saying the pilgrimage to Namugongo should not be a matter...
The story of Uganda’s celebrated senior citizen who has lived to tell the story of Uganda’s history from independence to date is the story of Henry Kyemba Living quietly in his 1966 colonial design home on the outskirts of Jinja town, Kyemba is perhaps the only Uganda who managed to...
At the time of his passing, the now late retired archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi Noyoyo was 79 years of age. Two years ago he spoke to our reporter Mabel Twegumye Zake about his life and times.
Inmates at the Jinja remand govt prison have blamed the Judiciary of selectively organizing High Court criminal sessions with emphasis put to the central region. These told the principal judge Justice Yorokamu Bamwine that this has left many of them awaiting trial for so long which denies them justice. Justice...
Prime minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda has called for embracing of blood donation to save lives. Dr Rugunda who was opening a Rotary International sponsored blood bank at Mengo hospital earlier today noted that scarcity of blood continues to be one of the leading causes of maternal deaths in Uganda....
Every nation has its founding fathers, and there is always one leader who broke out of the yolk of colonialism. Dr. Apollo Milton Obote was one such leader. But how does Uganda remember its first native leader Dr. Apollo Milton Obote? Joseph Sabiti just returned from Akokoro, Obote’s final...
Hundreds of National Resistance Movement supporters in Kakumiro district have rallied behind their MPs to show support and solidarity, to the proposal to amend the constitution to remove the age limit. This as their councilors passed a resolution before an abrupt council meeting which was chaired by the speaker...
A chance to get within touching distance of the World Cup Trophy, meant the world for many Ugandans in droves at the Lugogo Cricket Oval during a public viewing for football’s greatest honor . We have the pictures.
Somalia Security Situation
When Christmas is done and dusted, we’ve seen the New Year and January finally sets in feels like the longest month ever. With empty pockets and payday feeling like ages away, the January financial blues are an all too familiar phenomenon to many. Experts put this down largely to...
Public service minister Muruli Mukasa, former attorney general peter Nyombi and commissioner of police Willy Odong piny are the names on the lips of every resident of Bukoba village in Mityana district, where thousands of locals have been evicted on a 12 square mile piece of land. The disputed...