Category: News

General
Poor disposal of garbage hits Bugembe town council

By Nakhosi Leonard The residents of Bugembe town council, Jinja district are at a threat of contracting diseases such cholera due to poor disposal of rubbish in their area. The town council is choking with tonnes of uncollected garbage dumped along the roads mainly on Iganga- Jinja high way in Jinja district. The residents attribute […]

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Crime
Police arrests key suspects over Gravity’s shooting

Police has arrested one of the key suspects following Gravity Omutujju’s shooting that transpired last evening. According to the Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, the suspect only identified as Amos Muheebwa, a security guard has been arrested and is currently being detained at Central Police Station, Kampala. Enanga says that police has beefed up investigations on […]

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Business
Uganda lacks an effective fiscal anchor – IMF

The International Monetary Fund -IMF in a statement said, that the Pearl of Africa’S  projected debt path in successive budgets has been revised upwards since the beginning of the infrastructure scaling up drive. In 2013, debt was targeted to peak at 31 percent of GDP, in 2016 at 44 percent of GDP, and currently debt is […]

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Business
Uganda’s growth forecast to rise – IMF

IMF confirms in a statement that Uganda’s economic growth to gain momentum in a recent forecast, while the progress on social indicators is still mixed and poverty reduction has stalled. The economy expanded by 6.1 percent in FY17/18, supported by improvements in the services sector and a pick-up in the agriculture sector. The supportive monetary […]

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Business
Kyambogo University sets dates for 2018/2019 private admissions
Kyambogo University calls for eligible bidders

Kyambogo University has allocated funds to be used for the Procurement of the following; Motor Vehicles: Lot 1- 3Station Wagons for DVC-AA, DVC-FA & US Lot 2- 2Motor cycles Road works Kiln (muffle furnace) Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the Open bidding procedures contained in the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act, 2003 (as […]

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Business
How power struggle, Katamba firing led to deportation on MTN CEO Vanhelleputte

MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte was Thursday night deported; weeks after three of the company’s expatriate staff were expelled. His deportation documents were signed by Internal Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo, hours after he had been held and grilled by security. He was briefly detained at Entebbe International Airport before he was taken for an SN […]

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Business
MTN CEO deported over company’s dealings that are considered “prejudicial to national security”.

MTN Uganda’s Chief Executive Officer – CEO, Win Van Helleput was yesterday deported on orders of the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo. CEO’s deportation came after a 4 hour interrogation by police, Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Joint Anti-terrorism Taskforce operatives at the special investigations division of Police in Kireka 14th, Fabruary […]

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Entertainment
Rapper “Rich the Kid”robbed at Hollywood recording studio

Rich the Kid, 26, was one of several men targeted and his bodyguard was severely pistol whipped, according to police. Reported the ABC News. A man who was seen running away from the studio fired several shots before escaping in a car, said one eyewitness. “He took out a gun, he fired six shots into the […]

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News
Napoli Postpone Hamsik’s Move to China

Napoli have announced that they have postponed Marek Hamsik’s transfer to the Chinese Super League due to concerns about the payment of the transfer fee. The 31-year-old had been expected to complete a move to Dalian Yifang for a fee in the region of €15 million (£13m/$17m) this week. However, Napoli have called a halt […]

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Crime
UCC suspends Daily Monitor over Kadaga “witchcraft” story

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the communications sector regulator has Wednesday, February 6 ordered Monitor Publications to cease Online publications effective today. Ibrahim Bbossa, the head of Public relations at UCC has confirmed the development. According to dated February 6 latter to Monitor Publications also copied to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, UCC Executive Director […]

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