Category: General


Great Youth Network, an initiative with an objective to kick unemployment out of Uganda launched a new program to the network. The Computer skilling program is to teach youth different computer skills to enable them use the practical skills to establish small computer firms through which youth can employ themselves. The founders encouraged all interested […]

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Uganda Police fails to enforce Kaveera ban at Namugongo

Wakiso. The Catholic Church, National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) and police have blamed each other for failure to implement the polythene bag (kaveera) ban announced two weeks ago. Rev Fr Phillip Odii, the spokesperson of the Catholic Church, told Daily Monitor in a telephone interview yesterday that Nema had failed to deliver on their promise […]

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Gender equality will spur development – women activitsts

GENDER     EQUALITY    WOMEN    DEVELOPMENT Women activists, academia and supporters from across Africa meeting at Lake Victoria Serena Hotel in Kigo, Wakiso district have called for the promotion and support for gender equality. Meeting under the theme Fostering Positive Masculinity for Gender Equality speaker after speaker highlighted the advantages of having a gender conscious society. Per Lindgarde, […]

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Nine more bodies retrieved from Lake Albert

The number of retrieved bodies from Lake Albert following Sunday’s boat accident in Hoima district has risen to fifteen. On Monday a total of nine bodies were retrieved by a team of police marine operatives and local fishermen. Two bodies were immediately retrieved on Sunday just minutes after the accident.Deo Obura, the Albertine regional police […]

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John Blaq Wants To Kill Me,” BB Zanda Cries Out

Frank Ryme According to BB Zanda, it is John Blaq who copied his voice yet he now he is pretending as though he is the architect of the voice. “When I released my new song, John Blaq and his team sent me threatening messages advising me to go slow,” Zanda says. 826 total views, 4 views today

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Irene Ntale, Winnie Nwagi set to share same stage

Winnie Nwagi and Irene Ntale Songbirds Irene Ntale and Winnie Nwagi will soon be performing on the same stage. Following Ntale’s exit from Swangz Avenue, the two stars grew apart but will now be reuniting to light up the Kampala Night run after-party. The two talented singers have been confirmed among performers for the Kampala […]

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Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake

Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead keep its majority stake in the unit for the time being. The U.S. beverage giant had wanted to refranchise the unit as part of its global plan to divest its manufacturing and distribution […]

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VGMA brawl: There is silver lining in the fracas – Francis Doku

Showbiz pundit, Francis Doku, has said the brawl a the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) could prove positive for the music industry. He said on PM Express Monday that the bad press generated by Saturday night’s incident notwithstanding, it has initiated a belated national conversation about the myriad of issues facing the industry. The message […]

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Damir Skomina named referee for Champions League final… and it’s bad news for Liverpool

DAMIR SKOMINA has been named as referee for the Champions League final – which could be a bad omen for Liverpool. The Slovenian has taken charge of five Reds games and they have lost four and won just one. He first officiated a Liverpool match in 2009 when the home side crashed to defeat against […]

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Up to 25 suspected migrants rescued off Kent coast

Up to 25 suspected migrants – including eight children – have been rescued off the coast of Kent, according to Sky sources. One boat was thought to be carrying five adults and eight children – some as young as two years old. They were rescued by a lifeboat in Dover. It is understood that Border […]

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