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Gen Muhoozi vows to end mismanagement of resources in UPDF

Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, has vowed to fight corruption and mismanagement of resources in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF). Gen. Muhoozi took over as CDF from Gen Wilson Mbadi yesterday during a handover ceremony held at the Fourth Infantry Division Headquarters in Gulu City. The ceremony in which the media was locked […]

Ruwenzori Diocese Bishop Condemns Corruption in Easter Message

Bishop Reuben Kisembo of the Ruwenzori Diocese has delivered a scathing critique of corrupt leaders, calling for an end to unethical practices that harm society. Bishop Kisembo was speaking during Way of the Cross in Fort Portal tourism city on Friday (29 March) The bishop’s message comes at a time when corruption scandals have rocked […]

5 People Dead as Boat Drowns in Lake Victoria

Uganda Police Marine Unit has confirmed the drowning of five people after a boat they were travelling in capsized on Lake Victoria in the wee hours of Tuesday. According to the Uganda Police Marine Unit Spokesperson, ASP Antony Amanya, the accident was caused by engine failure and bad weather but the boat was not in […]

Ntare School set to be opened in Eastern province of Rwanda.

Sooner or later this year, a new Ntare School is set to be opened in Bugesera district in the Eastern province of Rwanda. The construction of this historic academic replica of the historical prestigious Ntare School in Mbarara, western Uganda was inspired by the school having produced two presidents. Located in Musagara Village, Kanazi Cell […]

Nigeria President won’t pay a ransom to Kaduna kidnappers

Nigeria’s President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said “not a dime” will be paid to kidnappers to release over 280 schoolchildren abducted last week. The kidnappers, who contacted the families, are demanding a ransom of 1bn naira ($600,000; £470,000). They have threatened to kill the captives if the demand is not met. A local chief has […]

High Cost of Smart Devices Frustrating Digital Transformation-Govt

The Minister for ICT and National Guidance, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi has said the high cost of purchasing smart devices like phones is still frustrating Uganda’s digital transformation journey. He was speaking during the opening ceremony of the 67th meeting of the governing council of the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) at Imperial Golf View Hotel […]

Crisis in Yumbe Schools, transfered Teachers Refuse to Relocate

Teaching and learning in several governments aided primary schools in Yumbe district has been paralyzed for weeks over failure by the newly transferred teachers to report to their new duty stations. Early last month, the District Education Department announced the transfer of about 300 primary school classroom teachers in a bid to address the challenge […]

Finance Illiteracy, Poor Planning Affecting Women in Business

Financial illiteracy and poor planning have been seen as the major factors that are negatively affecting women in business in Uganda. These factors have either led to many women dropping out of businesses or incurring heavy debts for failure to follow the financial rules in their businesses. Fatumah Ahmed, the regional manager Equity bank says […]

Kabarole, Fort Portal Partially Lifts Ban on sell of Milk

Kabarole District and Fort Portal Tourism City have partially lifted the Foot and Mouth disease quarantine since it was instituted to contain the outbreak. Following safe trade guidelines by the commissioner for animal health, farmers have been advised to take their milk to the collection centres in Rwengaju, Kiburara, Mpinga and Kiko town council before it’s transported to […]