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HAMMER ATTACK: 5 SUSPECTS INCLUDING A POLICEMAN NETTED AT KATUNA BORDER, TRANSFERRED TO KAMPALA

Uganda Police Force has arrested 5 suspects including a policeman at Katuna border to assist with investigations regarding a hammer attack that left Kellen Rwengabo Tibehenderwa prominent business woman at Katuna border for “dead”. Brian Ampeire Senior Superintendent of Police and District Police Commander Kabale district in South Western Uganda …

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ABSA BANK UGANDA LICENSED BY BANK OF UGANDA

ABSA GROUP AFRICA’S BEST DEVELOPING INVESTMENT BANK GETS LICENCE AS ABSA BANK UGANDA Welcome to Absa Bank Uganda Today, Bank of Uganda officially presented a license to Absa Bank Uganda (formerly known as Barclays Bank Uganda) formalizing the institution’s change of name. Governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile and his Deputy Governor …

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Seven brands of peanut butter suspended in KenyaK

Seven brands of peanut butter have been suspended in Kenya over fears that they contain a high level of a toxin called aflatoxin, which is produced by certain fungi in agricultural crops. The Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) has asked the companies – True Nuts, Fressy, Supa Meal, Nuteez, Sue’s …

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McDonald’s boss Steve Easterbrook fired after dating employee

McDonald’s has fired its chief executive Steve Easterbrook after he had a relationship with an employee. The US fast food giant said the relationship was consensual, but Mr Easterbrook had “violated company policy” and shown “poor judgement”. In an email to staff, the British businessman acknowledged the relationship and said …

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UGANDA GOVERNMENT AGENCIES APPEAL TO LAND PROBE COMMISSION OVER LAND ACQUISITION, RAISE RED FLAG ON ERRORS IN THE NATIONAL LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM, GOVERNMENT VALUATION IS NOT BACKED BY LAW

 RED FLAG RAISED ON LAND TITLES: THE NATIONAL LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM HAS ERRORS, NOT SUPPORTED BY LAW, SURVEYORS APPEAL TO LAND PROBE COMMISSION “We have lamented for years over land acquisition challenges faced by Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Uganda government but we thank President Museveni for setting up the …

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More than 200 suspected stolen phones recovered in Mbarara

By Paul Aine Mbarara, Uganda Police in Mbarara are holding seven phone technicians in fixing phones suspected to have stolen over 200 phones in Mbarara town. Rwizi region Police spokesperson Samson Kasasira said because of alarming cases of kidnaps, Murder and aggravated robbery in the country police and its sister …

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Kadaga wants better funding for vocational institutions

Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga (centre), officiating at the first Basoga Nsadhu Vocational Institute graduation ceremony in Busiki, Namutumba on Thursday 24 October 2019Posted on: 25 Oct 2019 Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, has pledged to mobilise funding and support for vocational institutes in Busoga sub-region.  Kadaga said she will involve industries and factories and …

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MPs want Buhweju miners to resume work

Artisanal miners in Buhweju listen to MPs on the Committee on Natural Resources during a meeting to hear a petition on claims of torture and loss of livelihood on Friday 25 October 2019Posted on: 25 Oct 2019 Parliament’s Committee on Natural Resources has recommended that Buhweju district artisanal miners resume work, …

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Swine fever grips Kabale District

Pig farmers like this one in Kabale are counting losses as Swine fever hits the district. Photo By Otushabire Tibyangye By Grant Ahumuza Kabale, Uganda Department of veterinary in Kabale district has deployed intelligent security authorities in local areas to impound and investigate pork and pig dealers due to defying …

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SHS 7.5 BILLION HOT AIR LAND DEAL ROCK UGANDA FREE ZONE AUTHORITY, UGANDA LOSE COMPUTER ASSEMBLING PLANT.

YOUNG MAN SHATTERS PRESIDENT MUSEVENI’S DREAM, COMPUTER ASSEMBLING PLANT FAILS TO BE ALLOCATED LAND IN FREE ZONE, Shs 7.5 BILLIONS LOST IN BOGUS LAND DEAL, JUSTICE BAMUGEMEREIRE NVESTIGATES President Yoweri Museveni’s dream of creating free zones for exports has hit a snag after a young man, Richard Jabo 41 years …

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