Category: EAST AFRICA NEWS

EAST AFRICA NEWS
Sim Card Registration
Sim Card Registration for corporate bodies suspended by UCC

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has suspended the sale of Sim Cards to companies, public institutions, and NGO’s pending investigations. In addition, this followed certain allegations of fraud in the process of Sim Card registration more son within the corporate bodies of Uganda. The Uganda Communications Commission Ag. Executive Director Engnr Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo issued […]

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Tina Fierce and Sheilah Gashumba
Ugandans spreading Hate for profit

There is a thin line between freedom of speech a constitutional right and hate speech. Ugandans online are clearly yet to understand the distinction between the two. “You are free to swing your fists in front of my face all you want as long as you do not hit me”. This statement best fits your […]

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Boda-Boda riders
Boda-Boda riders protest continued government restrictions on their job

Boda-Boda riders have today protested continued government restrictions on their operations. While easing the coronavirus induced lockdown measures on Monday, President Museveni reiterated that Boda Boda riders were not allowed to transport passengers. They say that they are suffering downtown, therefore, they kindly ask President Museveni to consider them. In addition, Boda-Boda riders were suspended […]

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Bishop Kaggwa
Bishop Kaggwa scientifically celebrates his episcopate Silver Jubilee

The Catholic Church yet again registered another inconvenienced mega celebration due to the existence of COVID-19 in the country. Every 24th-June is a feast day of the nativity of Saint John the Baptist and it’s this date being his patron saint that the Bishop emeritus of Masaka diocese Rt. Rev. Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa chose […]

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Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha
The New Archbishop of Mbarara scientifically installed – PHOTOS

His Grace the Most. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha has today 20th-June-2020 been installed as the new Archbishop of Mbarara Archdiocese succeeding Archbishop Paul Kamuza Bakyenga whose Canonical possession started on the 2nd-January-1999 to 2020 after His Holiness Pope Francis accepted his retirement and appointed the Most. Rev. Lambert Bainomugisha on the 25 April 2020. The Mass […]

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Bart Mugunda Katureebe
Bart Magunda Katureebe officially retires as Chief justice

News reaching our news desk confirms Justice Bart Magunda Katureebe has today officially retired as Uganda’s chief justice. In addition, he was in office for a period of about 5 years of service. He was appointed as chief justice in March 2015, replacing Benjamin Odoki. According to an appreciation letter to stakeholders on Friday, Bart […]

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Response Boat to Kilindi landing site
MTN Foundation donates emergency response boat to Kiyindi landing site

MTN Uganda has through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm, the MTN Foundation, donated an Ambulance. In addition, and emergency response boat to Kiyindi landing site in a bid to improve emergency response. However, amidst the current health crises caused by Covid-19. The 15 Seater state-of-the-art water rescue vessel will be used to respond to water […]

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Dorothy Kisaka
Exclusive interview with KCCA’s new Boss Dorothy Kisaka – VIDEO

VIDEO – Cyclone Times Uganda brings you a complete biography for the incoming Kampala Capital city Authority (KCCA) Executive Director Ms. Dorothy Kisaka. Who is Dorothy Kisaka? Dorothy is the incoming Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director after President Yoweri Kaguta’s changes on the evening of Friday. In addition, she was the governance advisor in […]

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Dhalin Sandra Namatovu's
BBS TV staff, Dhalin Sandra Namatovu’s father passes on

It’s yet a sad moment for the BBS TV Staff as one of their colleagues Dhalin Sandra Namatovu’s father passes on. In addition, Dhalin Sandra hosts Omutindo and Yewange show which airs out every Sunday at 3 PM. ‘With a heavy broken heart, I announce the untimely death of my beloved Father Mr. Matovu Bakeera […]

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Pierre Nkurunziza
Burundi president Pierre Nkurunziza dies at the age of 55

The president of Burundi Pierre Nkurunziza has died after suffering a cardiac arrest according to the information from the government. Nkurunziza was admitted to the hospital on Saturday after he fell sick, however, his condition improved a bit but on Monday he got a cardiac arrest. Therefore, the efforts to bring him back to life […]

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