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David Bikhado Ofungi, a senior advisor of the Uganda Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has been appointed to the World Chambers Federation (WCF), a governing body that brings together all Chamber of Commerce from across the world.  The Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce World Chambers Federation, Nicolas Uribe Rueda, announced the appointment, along […]Continue Reading
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The Minister of Karamoja Affairs, Mary Goretti Kitutu has apologised over management of iron sheets meant for Karamoja region. Kitutu who was on Friday, 03 March 2023 appearing before the Committee on Presidential Affairs admitted that the iron sheets meant for the vulnerable people of Karamoja were distributed “without proper guidance.” “Without proper guidance, some […]Continue Reading
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AFP South Sudan President Salva Kiir has fired his government’s Defence and Interior ministers in a move that goes against the terms of a peace agreement signed with opposition party leader Riek Machar.  The sacked defence minister is Angelina Teny, who is Machar’s wife, while the Interior minister is Mahmoud Solomon. It is reported that […]Continue Reading
Africa News
By Nation Africa Former Central African Republic President François Bozizé has gone into exile in Guinea-Bissau, President Umaro Sissoco Embaló has confirmed. Bozizé, 76, landed in the host capital Bissau on Thursday aboard a special flight from Chad, where he had been hiding since 2021. The former coup and rebel leader was received by President […]Continue Reading
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AFP Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu won Nigeria’s highly disputed weekend election, electoral authorities said on Wednesday, securing the former Lagos governor the presidency of Africa’s most populous democracy. With President Muhammadu Buhari stepping down after two terms, many Nigerians hoped Saturday’s vote would usher in a leader capable of Continue Reading
Entertainment News
Mulla Entertainment wants the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to block the forthcoming “Gwanga Mujje Concert” by Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleone until he compensates them Shillings 150 million for breach of contract. In their February 17th, 2023 letter to the IGP through Elgon Advocates, Abdulwahib Karim, Kisekka Samson, Sam Ojakol, and Kirya […]Continue Reading
Health News
URN Senior house officers (SHOs) deployed for post-graduate or specialist training at various hospitals across the country have declared a nationwide strike effective Sunday over salary arrears. The specialist doctors held a press conference at Mulago hospital on Saturday, saying that while they are entitled to a monthly allowance of Shs 2.5 million, they haven’t […]Continue Reading
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In a bid to control expenditure, the government has come up with a plan which will among others see it stop travel abroad for its officials but also no more salary enhancements in the next year. In a communication to all agencies, the Ministry of Finance has provided guidelines to be followed that in view […]Continue Reading
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The East African President Felix Tshisekedi went to the African Union Summit seeking censure of the M23 rebel group and its supporters for fomenting insecurity in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Kinshasa has been lobbying for a stronger decision by the African Union to have the M23 rebels and their backers reprimanded, while also insisting […]Continue Reading
Education News
Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe yesterday announced plans to ease access to academic documents, including the transcripts and certificates. Speaking during the first day of the week-long 73rd graduation ceremony which kicked off yesterday, Prof Nawangwe said the university has come up with measures aimed at making graduates access their documents Continue Reading
Education News
Makerere University management has banned students and parents from carrying their cell phones to the graduation ceremony, which kicks off today at the institution’s main campus in Kampala. According to the chairperson of the Ceremonies Committee, Prof Patrick Mangeni, phones, cameras and video cameras are prohibited from Freedom Square. Others are dangerous weapons, Continue Reading
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URN President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the first of the oil drilling rigs in the Albertine’s Kingfisher area operated by Uganda’s oil joint venture partner, Cnooc. Museveni commissioned the rigs in Buhuka, Kikuube district today Tuesday in an event which has been described as one of the major milestones towards the country’s target of producing […]Continue Reading
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Kampala Archdiocese is joining the universal Catholic Church in final prayers for the demised Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere has announced. Pope Benedict XVI, born Joseph Ratzinger died on Saturday aged 95 at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery. In the aftermath, the Vatican press office announced that a funeral mass would be held on […]Continue Reading
Africa Health News
President Museveni on Tuesday asked top US government officials to partner with Uganda and other African states to fund and grow commitment towards vaccine production on the bloc.  As the first speaker from Africa in the Partnering for Sustainable Health Cooperation and Health Security Forum at the ongoing US Africa Leaders Summit in Washington DC, Mr Continue Reading
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The Queen of England, Elizabeth II has passed on at the age 96 according to reports coming in from Buckingham palace. The Queen who was the longest serving monarch for 70 years ‘died peacefully’ this afternoon surrounded by her closest relatives. This news comes immediately after the Queen had formally appointed the new Prime Minister, […]Continue Reading