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Friday, June 9th, 2017

 

Five Ugandans Killed in South Sudan, Machar’s Rebels Claim Responsibility

Five Ugandans are among the 15 passengers who were shot dead on Thursday in an ambush by unknown gunmen on a civilian convoy on the fragile Nimule-Juba Highway in South Sudan, according to Ugandan security officials. South Sudan’s rebels allied to sacked First Vice President Riek Macha’s SPLA-IO faction say they carried out this ambush on a convoy of government and military vehicles along the Juba-Nimule. About 35 passengers sustained severe injuries in the ambush at Moli village, about 140 kilometres from Juba, the capital of South Sudan. However, accordingRead More


Uganda named best investment country in Nordics

Uganda has been voted best investment country at the Africa Energy Forum (AEF), an energy conference in Denmark, Copenhagen. AEF is the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors. The event attracted over 2000 participants from global energy players.   Uganda’s Minister for energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni, made a presentation that led to Uganda to be voted the best investment country, beating competitors; South Africa, Mozambique, Morocco, Sierra Leone and Zambia among others.   Ms Muloni’s presentation was based on the role of theRead More


President Museveni Commissions Road Equipment Purchased by Government

President Museveni hasCommissioned a fleet of road construction equipment purchased by the Uganda Government, this morning in Bbuto-Bweyogerere, Wakiso District. Museveni was today commissioning multibillion Komatsu road construction and maintenance equipment from Japan at the Spedag Interfreight Warehouse, Buto Yard in Bweyogerere, Wakiso District.   “The NRM government emphasizes quality and uniformity. Don’t buy Pajero here, Nissan there… how will you maintain them? Why not get one reliable partner to maintain and also get credit. What is the nature of your fleet of vehicles? This is how government vehicles endRead More


Why You Should Never Miss to Eat Ovocado Every Day

Avocado is one of the most nutritious foods in the world. It contains little sugar and is rich in “good” fats that your body needs. Here are 7 reasons you should always include avocado on your menu every day 1. AVOCADO IS GOOD FOR THE EYES Including avocado in your daily diet may help reduce the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration. Avocados contain lutein and zeaxanthin which are important antioxidants that help protect the eyes. 2. AVOCADO IS GOOD FOR THE HEART If you want to maintain a healthyRead More


Stop Berating Parliament- MPs Warn

Members of Parliament on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have vehemently condemned the behaviour of the Permanent Secretary and Secretary to the Treasury, Keith Muhakanizi and other Ministry of Finance officials for undermining both Parliament as an institution and its Members.   The Vice Chairperson of the Committee, Hon. Gerald Karuhanga (Ntungamo Municipality) made reference to the comments made by Muhakanizi and the Director Budget, Kenneth Mugambe, in an article titled, “MPs summon top Finance officials over Shs720b loan” published in the Daily Monitor on Monday 5th June, 2017 asRead More


Ugandan Ambassador to Belgium Passes On

Former Ibanda South MP, minister and Ugandan ambassador Deo K. Rwabiita has died at Kirudu Hospital, a subsidiary of Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala. At the age of 74, Rwabita died of diabetes last evening and was serving as the country’s ambassador to Belgium at the time of his death. The brother says he had been bed ridden at his house in Ggaba, where doctors often visited him, before he was admitted when the situation worsened. Mr Gratian described his departed brother as a person of great determination sinceRead More