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Wednesday, June 14th, 2017


Uganda to finalise oil exploration deal with Nigerian firm

President Museveni, First Lady Host Muslim Community

President Yoweri Museveni has called on the Muslim community and Ugandans at large to work for unity. He made the call last night at State House Entebbe where he and the First Lady Mrs. Janet Museveni hosted them for the annual Iftar Dinner. It was held under the theme: Peace and reconciliation among the Muslim Community in Uganda. It was attended by a number of dignitaries that included the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, the Chief Justice Bart Katurebe, Ministers and Members of Parliament. He said “Work for peace. UgandaRead More

Police stops Besigye’s rally in Masindi

Police on Tuesday dispersed a rally organized by the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party at Masindi Stadium. Top FDC party officials including Major Gen (Rtd). Mugisha Muntu, the FDC President, Nathan Nandala Mafabi, Secretary General and Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former FDC president descended on Masindi town to sensitize residents on land matters under the “My Land, My Freedom Campaign.” The FDC leaders first convened a retreat for party officials drawn from for Bunyoro sub region at St. Nicolas Hall, Bujumbura in Hoima municipality to evaluate their performanceRead More

Gov’t to hold perpetrators of Apaa violence accountable

At least four people were killed and several others injured during last week during the latest round of clashes between the Madi from Adjumani and Acholi from Amuru over a disputed piece of land bordering both districts. The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has asked Government to set up an independent committee to probe the clashes in Adjumani and Amuru districts. Addressing journalists at the party’s weekly press briefing at the party headquarters in Kampala, the party’s spokesperson Michael Orach Osinde said government needs to first explore the real cause ofRead More

UNMA crowns up weather hackathon as winner takes home shs 3 million

  By Namugerwa Martha United Nation’s resident coordinator in Uganda Rosa Malango has crowned up the Uganda climate action hackathon which was organized by Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) at hotel Africana today after a three day summit of developing an application which can help share weather information and updates to everyone in the country. While at the hackathon, Malango said that how Uganda shares her weather information is the key question for the competition in order to create an application that will send weather information to everyone. “Addressing weatherRead More


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UIA to organize investment conference for SMEs

  By Namugerwa Martha Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has organized a private equity and venture capital conference in order to teach Ugandans about investment and alternative financing options for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at Kampala Serena hotel starting on 20th to 23rd June 2017. Jolly Kaguhangire the Executive Director of UIA said that the conference will be aiming at teaching Ugandans the available investment opportunities and the private and sector equities will exhibit their products through out the three days of the conference. “The key requirements for a privateRead More