Author: Cyclone Times Reporter

Education
2018 UACE results out, UNEB withholds results for 91 candidates

The results of 91 candidate who sat 2018 Uganda advanced certificate of education (UACE) exams have been withheld by the examination body over issues of malpractices. Uganda national examination board (UNEB) executive secretary, Mr Dan Odongo on Thursday said the 91 candidates represent 0.09 percent of the total candidates who sat from 21 centres. “The […]

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Campus News
Kyambogo University sets dates for 2018/2019 private admissions
Kyambogo electoral commission to release shortlist for polling assistants today

The guild electoral commission Kyambogo University to release the shortlist of polling assistants today evening. The chairman EC Mr. Ojambo Shabil told this website that the commission received 1500 applications by the close of yesterday. The electoral commission set the pass mark at 60% and only those that scored 60 and above will be shortlisted. […]

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News
No more traffic jam, Goverment secures funds for improving  traffic control in Kampala city

Traffic jam has always been among the challenges facing Kampala capital city for over years. Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija today signed exchange of notes and grant agreement for “The project for the improvement of traffic control in Kampala city (detailed design)” worth 2.9 billion Shs between the Government of Uganda and the Government of […]

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Crime
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga condemns the act in which the traffic officer was man handled

The speaker of Parliament has publicly  condemned the actions of Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and his bodyguards of assaulting a traffic officer. In a statement posted on her facebook account, the speaker appreciated Uganda police for the actions they have so far taken regarding the matter. “I find this unacceptable and am glad that the […]

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General
Premier League: Latest standings as Tottenham shocked, Leicester thrashed

Premier League: Latest standings as Tottenham shocked, Leicester thrashed The up to date standings throughout the weekend with Manchester United facing Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. Ashley Barnes netted a winner for Burnley, leaving Tottenham’s chances of taking the trophy crippled. It is a bad result for Spurs as they looked to keep up the pace […]

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International Sports
Chelsea banned from signing players for two widow transfers

Chelsea have been banned from signing players for two transfer windows after being found guilty of breaching rules about signing minors by FIFA. The Premier League club has also been fined more than £460,000, while the FA face a £390,000 sanction. Chelsea can contest the decision in front of the FIFA Appeal Committee. The club […]

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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
Cryptomining.Farm the alleged bitcoin scam site

CFPAY a cryptocurrency wallet application based in Chaing Rai Thailand is facing various accusations from its clients over fraud. Victims of an alleged cryptocurrency mining scam have filed claims against the suspected perpetrator with the Technology Crime Suppression Division in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported on Feb. 18. Cryptomining.farm as a new virtual mining company and investment opportunity which […]

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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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