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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

 

Parliament Pays Tribute to Hon. Mathias Nsubuga

Members of Parliament have today, Tuesday 20th December 2016, paid tribute to  the Late Hon. Mathias Birekeraawo Nsubuga for being a true democrat in his demeanour, and his political and personal life. Hon. Mathias Nsubuga, a former MP for Bukoto South in the 8th and 9th Parliament and current Secretary General of the Democratic Party, passed away on Sunday 18th December, 2016 at Cadic Hospital, where he had been hospitalised and was undergoing treatment after suffering a major stroke on Friday 16th December, 2016. The Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. RuhankanaRead More


“We must spend our money with in Uganda to cub the dollar rate issue” Kiwanda says

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com The minister for tourism Hon Godfrey Kiwanda Suubi Salongo has advised Ugandans to stay and spend their money with in Uganda  so as to reduce on the big increment of the dollar rate in the country more especially in this coming festive season. Speaking this, the minister was launching the 2017 tourism expo where they expect to exhibit the  cultures, customs and traditions, history among many more things to the foreign world that is coming to visit Uganda. Hon. Kiwanda also  adds that when ever  aRead More


Tennis star Petra Kvitova attacked with a knife

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com “I am shaken,” said Kvitova, adding: “The injury is severe and I will need to see specialists.” Those were the words of all time Tennis star Petra Kvitova as she was rushed to hospital after being injured with a knife. The attack was mostly on her left hand which is the one that she uses for playing tennis. This all happened  in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov. It is from here that she was taken to the hospital. “As you may have already heard, todayRead More


Russia to develop extra security measures after death of Andrei Karlov

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com After the killing of Russia’s  ambassador to Turkey, its intelligence services are to develop extra security measures for its embassies .Andrei Karlov was also  shot dead as he gave a speech on Monday in Ankara. A 22 year old gunman, Mevlut Mert Altintas, , an Ankara policeman, was apparently protesting at Russia’s involvement in Syria’s Aleppo. He was later shot dead. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the attack was aimed at hurting ties with Russia. What  was not clear is  whether the gunman, a riotRead More


UBC unqualified staff to be sacked: We shall not entertain fake documents – Minister Tumwebaze warns

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com The minister for Information and Communication Technology[ICT]Hon Frank Tumwebaze has vowed to sack all employees of the Uganda Broadcasting Service [UBC] who are not competent and unqualified. The minister warned all employees who have fake documents that they have no space in the national broadcasting service Speaking this, the minister was at the ICT boardroom Kampala, receiving a report compiled by UBC staff under a 9 man committee. The report was presented by the committee chairman Dr Peter Mwesigye who moved with all his committee membersRead More


Security toughens during festive season. No swimming beyond 6:00PM

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com In the fight against insecurity of people’s lives, Uganda police has warned Ugandans on a tight note not to swim beyond 6:00PM. This was said by Afande Felix Kawesa, the police spokesperson in a press conference he had yesterday at the Uganda police headquarters Kampala. Afande Kawesa says that even children below the age of 18 years shall not be allowed to enter the lakes, but instead advised them to go to swimming pools. Afande Kawesa says that the point concerning “lifists” is going to beRead More


Kampala traders not yet happy with Christmas business

By Kiyimba Bruno Kiyimba.bruno@gmail.com Traders around Kampala are not yet happy as they welcome Christmas this year round. This comes up due to the heavy taxation of their commodities by government as well as increasing price of sugar in the country. Sugar has continuously gone high rising from UGX4500 to UGX 5000 per kilogram at the retail market. This has pressurized many Ugandans since the basic things to use in a home like sugar are the ones expensive. Traders say that taxes on goods have become a heavy burden whichRead More