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Police on Thursday morning held Makerere University Guild President, Roy Ssemboga, together with a few other students as they attempted to match to parliament. The group of students said they wanted to match parliament to petition the speaker over the continued closure of the university, causing them losses. This comes as...
Information and Communication Technology continues to become the engine of growth in the modern world. And internet is the most powerful tool Ugandan youth have at their disposal to unlock their potential and propel the country to higher levels of development. But access to internet by majority youth remains...
Members of the Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have vowed to strengthen and institutionalize the national coordination mechanisms on cross border migrations within the region. The coordination mechanisms will work through the regional migration coordination committee to harmonize policies on migrations within the bloc. This was reached at this...
President Yoweri Museveni has directed the leadership in Kampala and the over 20 Municipalities countrywide to demolish structures in a poor state and take over those that have stayed years without completion. The directive aims at improving the living standards of urban dwellers as the country strives to move to...
Makerere University has extended the deadline for staff to return university vehicles. In a statement by the Minister of Education, all staff with university vehicles were required to return them to the Estates and Works Department by Wednesday. The University however says the information went out late, and they will...
The Uganda Registration Services Bureau wants commercial banks in the country to recognize movable assets as security. Twebaze Bemanya, the Registrar General of URSB says indicates that these movable properties have value, and by banks accepting them, it will increase inclusion for all in accessing financial services;
The Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi has accused the Uganda Parliamentary Commission of sabotaging the over 100 billion shillings government contingent funds project. He says the commission diverted the money to parliamentary activities, something that has made it hard for government to address famine in Isingiro and other parts of...
Huawei, one of Uganda’s Information and Communications Technology solutions provider offers 250 million Uganda shillings towards the 2016 MTN Kampala marathon. The marathon this year is aimed at supporting sustainable sanitation in schools around Kampala. The 2016 Kampala marathon is scheduled 20th this month will have the proceeds used for...
Small and medium business enterprises in Uganda can now access funding from investors from other parts of the world, especially those working in the same sector. This is expected to ease pressure on the small businesses to access credit from commercial banks that charge high interest rates. A local business organization,...
Several small and medium enterprises are facing a hard time accessing credit from financial institutions due to failure to keep updated books of accounts. Standard charted bank has offered business management training to selected entrepreneurs to help them make prudent investment decisions.
Businessman Andrew Rugasira says Uganda’s private sector has not done enough to hold government accountable when it comes to formulation and implementation of economic policies that are meant to facilitate business in the country. Rugusira who is seeking to lead the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and industries says...
As the World awaits the United states Presidential elections tomorrow, the Uganda Sports Press association (USPA) members are counting down to the 26th November when they will be electing their leaders for the next two years. Speaking after at the monthly assembly at lugogo in Kampala, the two candidates that...
A war has erupted between the Ministry of Education and Sports and medical intern doctors from the closed Makerere University. The doctors protest the ministry’s directive that they return to working in the hospitals although the University is closed for the foreseeable future. The interns – all Masters’ students maintain...
26 players have turned up for Uganda Cranes last training ahead of the friendly game with Zambia tomorrow at Namboole stadium. Baroka fc’s duo of Geoffrey Massa and Aucho Khalid, joined Yasser Mugerwa, ShafiqBatambuze, Isaac Isinde and Robert Odongkara as the other foreign based players to enter cup. The cranes started...
Micro finance State Minister Haruna Kasolo has cautioned traders against engaging in cheap Politics. Kasolo’s call came during a meeting with a section of Kampala traders, whom he advised to take advantage of the billions of shillings that government put aside for SACCO’s in the 2016/2017 financial year, to...
The National Social Security Fund has increased its stake in power distribution company UMEME to 23 percent. NSSF managing director Richard Byarugaba announced that the fund has reached an agreement with Act is to acquire 7.5 percent of the shares it held in UMEME.
To Infants and toddlers between 0-2 years, the learning process appears to begin with coordinating movements of the body with incoming sensory data. As we continue to look at Early Childhood Development we find that as infants intentionally attempt to interact with the environment, they learn that certain actions lead...
Parliament has paid tribute to the fallen soldier and former UPDF representative Major General Julius Oketta who passed on Saturday morning at Kadic Hospital due to heart failures. The legislators however questioned the rationale used to deploy, promote and reward UPDF soldiers – with many citing discrimination.
Polo remains an exciting but exotic sport not only for Ugandans but East African natives .The latest triumph of Team Johnnie walker at the 8th edition of the Madhvani cup at the kakira Nile polo club today offered a glimpse of how far laymen have gradually found their footing...
Express football club has appointed Matia Lule as the team head coach. Lule was unveiled this morning by club President Nakiwala Kiyingi, after agreeing to a three year contract with the red eagles.