Author: Mukisa Vicent

Business
British Airways hacked, over 370,000 customers’ payments data stolen

London (Cyclone Times) – British airways faces it rough, apologizes after realizing on Wednesday that over 380,000 customers’ payments data had been compromised in a period of two weeks. It is alleged that the attack, which caused credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers being stolen penetrated through BA’s website (ba.com) and […]

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News
Missed the #BobiWinePresser? Here you can view the full press conference video.

Robert Amsterdam @robertamsterdam tweeted. Missed the #BobiWinePresser? Here you can view the full press conference video. https://t.co/3slWtjjibT — Robert Amsterdam (@robertamsterdam) September 6, 2018 Following the press, many concerned individuals and media houses reacted through social media platforms like tweeter and expressed their worries and arguments of the prevailing political situation in Uganda. here we cite […]

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News
UJA Presidential debate: A campaign to make journalists great again

By Tumukunde Brayan Akabwai A campaign to make journalists great again The candidates contending for the presidency of the Uganda Journalists Association (UJA) have engaged in a public debate as the voting date draws nearer. Hajji Kazibwe Bashir Mbaziira and Abubaker Luboowa spent part of Monday evening presenting their manifestos to the electorate ahead of […]

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Business
Kenyan parliament vote to suspend 16% VAT on fuel

Parliament on Wednesday afternoon elected to suspend by two more years the introduction of 16% tax on petroleum products that was to come into effect on Saturday September 1, 2018. The National Assembly has voted to suspend the introduction of 16% petroleum levy for two years. The amendment brought on the finance bill by minority […]

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Politics
Between Museveni’s frying pan and Bobi Wine’s fire

By Andrew M. Mwenda Uganda has a new hero: Bobi Wine. He is being presented to us domestically and internationally as the symbol of our struggle for democracy, freedom, liberty and social transformation. Even some of our “intellectuals” are treating him as an alternative to President Yoweri Museveni. This is the pathway to disaster. I […]

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Technology
Google sued for unwanted tracking of phone locations

SAN FRANCISCO:  lawsuit filed in federal court here accuses Google of invading people´s privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite “location history” settings being turned off. The suit filed Friday by a California man seeks unspecified damages along with class-action status to represent all US iPhone or Android smartphone users who turned off […]

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Technology
Australian teenage pleads guilty for hacking Apple’s network

Customers walk past an Apple logo inside of an Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York, U.S., August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson A Melbourne private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple’s secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI. Its is alleged that the 16-year-old Australian […]

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News
Dr. Jose Chameleon asks president M7 to forgive Bobi Wine

Jose Chameleone and Bobi Wine at a recent event. PHOTO CREDIT: Softpowerug Chameleon has today morning appealed to President YK Museveni to forgive his fellow artist and Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine over the alleged treason charges. Through Singer’s Facebook page post, he stressed his concern over the MP’s prevailing situation to the […]

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Business
Businesses warned on cyber fraud dangers

Due to the rising number of cyber-attacks in Uganda, Clarke International University (CIU) on Saturday held a Cyber Security Information session which was geared towards motivating practitioners to take up programs in cyber security, to address threats in businesses The session came days after the Governor Bank of Uganda (BOU), Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime –Mutebile advised […]

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General
Bobi Wine driver to be buried today

The driver of the Kyandondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi  also known as Bobi Wine is to be buried today at his ancestral home in Mpigi district, family has confirmed. The 40 year old Yasin Kawuma was shot dead on Monday evening while inside a car near pacific hotel, as chaos and gun fire […]

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