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Uganda Clays Ltd Shows Resilience Amidst 2023 Challenges, Says Managing Director Tumwebaze

At the recent Annual General Meeting held at Kampala Serena, Rauben Tumwebaze, Managing Director of Uganda Clays Ltd, shared an insightful overview of the company’s performance and future outlook. He alluded that despite facing significant operational hurdles and market pressures in 2023, Uganda Clays Ltd, a key player in the construction and building materials sector, remains optimistic about its future....

Demonstration farm launched in Wakiso 

A demonstration farm based on the 4- acre model farming strategy championed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been launched in Kasanje Town Council, Wakiso District.  The event that was held on Friday, 21st June 2024 and themed “Interpreting His Excellency’s 4 acre Model Vision for improved household income in the metropolitan districts of Uganda”, was officiated by the Private...

Buluuli Defeats Defending Champions Bulemeezi 1-0 in An Electric Airtel Masaza Cup Opener in Luweero

Kampala, 22nd June 2024; Buluuli county has defeated defending champions Bulemeezi with a 1-0 win in an electric Airtel Masaza Cup opening game hosted today at Kasana Grounds in Luweero District. The 20th Edition of the Airtel-sponsored Masaza Cup was officiated by the Katikkiro of Buganda, Oweek. Charles Peter Mayiga. The tournament will have the 18 counties of Buganda Kingdom...

UPDF Receives Hospital Storage Facility From US Government

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has received a Level II hospital storage facility from the United States government at the Uganda Rapid Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC), located at Jinja Cantonment, Gaddafi Barracks. At the ceremony held today, Brig Gen Peter Gaetano Omola, Commandant of URDCC, expressed his gratitude for the long-standing bilateral relations between Uganda and the United States....

More Tears As Gender Minister Betty Amongi thrashes James Ajal’s deceitful letter over ongoing activities ahead of coronation of New Paramount Chief

THE Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development (GLSD) Hon. Betty Amongi Ongom has counseled the embattled Prime Minister of the expunged Lango Cultural Foundation (LCF) to either run to the court of law or draw closer to the clan chiefs (owitong) as opposed to writing long empty letters to various government offices over the cultural leadership-related issues. “…in the...

Empowering Women, Shaping the Future of Banking and Finance

The Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services (UIBFS), in partnership with the Uganda Bankers’ Association and the Women Economic Empowerment Initiative, hosted over 200 women at the Women in Banking and Finance Conference on June 21, 2024, at Sheraton Hotel Kampala, Uganda. The event was dedicated to celebrating, empowering, and advancing women across all levels of the banking and...

Bulamogi MP Sanon Bwiire: ‘Service Awards are Legitimate, Not Stolen Money’

Hon. Sanon Bwiire, Member of Parliament for Bulamogi, has strongly defended the service awards for Commissioners, saying they should not be considered “smuggled and stolen money.” Speaking on NBS Radio’s popular Endabirwamu show, moderated by Sir Grace Mwesigwa, Bwire emphasized that the awards were legitimately passed in the budget and are a part of parliamentary procedure. Bwiire criticized the unfair...

ODEKE BAZEL: Corruption’s Grip on Uganda: Can Museveni’s Latest Vow Bring Relief?

President Yoweri Museveni’s recent declaration to combat corruption has sparked a mix of reactions among Ugandans.While some view it as a positive step towards addressing a longstanding issue, others see it as a tactical maneuver to appease international donors and maintain his grip on power. Uganda’s corruption conundrum is deeply entrenched, with the country ranking 144 out of 180 in...

JOSHUA KATO: The Implications of Tax Amendments in Uganda’s 2024/2025 National Budget

The 2024/2025 Uganda national budget, unveiled, charts a path toward significant fiscal and economic reforms aimed at strengthening the nation’s economic foundation. The total resource envelope stands at Shillings 72.136 trillion, with a robust emphasis on domestic revenue mobilization, strategic borrowing, and prudent expenditure. Key among the reforms are several tax amendments designed to increase revenue while fostering economic growth....

Museveni to be Honored in Canada for Distinguished Leadership in COVID-19 Fight

A major international event is set to take place from July 11th to 13th, 2024, as global leaders and health experts converge in Toronto Canada for the First International Post COVID-19 Conference. Organized by Livelihood Development Initiatives International (LDII) – Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian government, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the African Union 6th Region, Global Affairs...

Wilfred Arinda Nsheka; Museveni’s Most Touching Stance Against Corruption

For the first time in President Museveni’s numerous speeches against corruption, his recent address at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds deeply moved me. I felt that this speech genuinely came from the depths of his heart. I believe this time; the president is more serious than ever before. This is evident in the recent detainment of a few MPs over corruption charges...

Industrial Accidents: Workers at Mbalala Industrial Park Cal l for Stringent Penalties to Factory Owners

Factory workers at Mbalala industrial park have asked the government to introduce stringent penalties for factory owners neglecting safety of workers. The call comes after the recent industrial accident at Hong Hai Wood limited, an associate company of Tian Tang Group at Mbalala Industrial Park which claimed the life of a machine operator, Felix Arindu. Arindu was pulled by a...

UPDF 2nd Infantry Division Gets New Deputy Commander

BY ARINDA NSHEKA Brig Gen Stephen Mugerwa took over as the new Deputy Division Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) 2nd Infantry Division during a handover ceremony at the division’s headquarters in Makenke, Mbarara City, on June 21, 2024. Brig Gen Paul Muhanguzi, the Division Commander, presided over the ceremony and emphasized the importance of maintaining training, vigilance,...

Health Experts Clarify on myths and misconceptions on Congenital Heart Diseases, Ask Residents of Busoga to refer children to the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

CARDIOLOGISTS have urged members of the general public in Busoga to refer all children suspected to be suffering from Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital (JRRH) where proper diagnosis and treatment can be made through surgery. This is the first such heart surgery camp in the history of Jinja RRH, the biggest government owned referral hospital that was...

UPDF 2nd Infantry Division Gets New Deputy Commander

Brig Gen. Stephen Mugerwa took over as the new Deputy Division Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) 2nd Infantry Division during a handover ceremony at the division’s headquarters in Makenke, Mbarara City, on June 21, 2024. Brig Gen. Paul Muhanguzi, the Division Commander, presided over the ceremony and emphasized the importance of maintaining training, vigilance, and coordination with...

Tragedy Strikes in Kabale as Sand Miner is Buried Alive at Mining Site

A 37-year-old sand miner, Dickson Niwamanya, has been buried alive, in a tragic incident at a mining site along the Kabale-Katuna road. According to ASP Elly Maate, the Kigezi police spokesperson, Niwamanya was mining sand at Bukaranga cell when the soil collapsed, covering and killing him instantly. “The deceased had been involved in sand mining for a long time, and...

President Museveni bids farewell to outgoing Ambassador of Netherlands to Uganda 

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of the Netherlands to Uganda, H.E Karin Boven at State Lodge, Nakasero.  H.E Boven ended her tour of duty in Uganda after four years of service.  The President appreciated H.E Boven for her distinctive service to Uganda and wished her well in her future endeavours.  President Museveni also took...

President Museveni,other African leaders discuss ongoing conflict in Sudan,explore avenues to end the catastrophe 

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today chaired a virtual meeting of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council Heads of State and Government at State Lodge, Nakasero.  President Museveni is the current Chairperson of the African Union Peace and Security Council for the month of June 2024.  During the meeting, the leaders discussed the ongoing conflict in Sudan and...

How to Play Poker for Beginners

Kampala, Uganda | By Michael Wandati | Poker is a captivating card game that blends …..READ MORE The post How to Play Poker for Beginners appeared first on Kampala Dispatch.

Everything you need to know about TrueUSD in short

The stablecoin market, in specific, was recently assessed at a massive $180 billion in April 2022. It has recently started to buck against its uptrend mainly due to the fact that it is in the wake of the wider bearish phase that has struck the broader cryptocurrency industry. Recent developments, however, may indicate positive change as they reveal the supply...

Medium and Heavy-Duty EV Lessons Learned

As fleet managers across the globe navigate the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), insights from seasoned professionals become invaluable. Bernard Clarckson, a public works fleet division manager for the city of Fairfield and a consultant with over 25 years of experience, has been a pioneer in the adoption of electric fleet vehicles. Here, he shares the hard-earned lessons and strategies...

Shakib Cham reveals men prefer sleeping with Zari Hassan than committing to her in marriage

Socialite Shakib Cham has revealed that fellow men prefer sleeping with his wife Zari Hassan than committing to her in marriage While appearing in their YouTube session, Shakib Cham and Zari Hassan delved into their marriage and the challenges they go through. Zari Hassan expressed her commitment to Shakib and expressed her disappointment with women who contact him via his...

Richard Katerega agenda gaba Bomba 100 eri Abalimi mu Mukono South

Richard Katerega Mivule agenda gaba e Bomba 100 eri ebibiina bya balimi mu kitundu kya Mukono South nekigendererwa okutumbula e byobulimi mu kitundu e kyo. Katerega agamba agenda kugaba e bomba ezisoba mu 100 eri ebibiina bya balimi mu constituency ya Mukono south. Mu ntekateeka ye eyo kuvuganya ku kifo ky’obubaka bwa parliament obwa Mukono eyamaserengeta. Kateregga ategeeza nga bwagenda...

EDWARD BALIDAWA: The Role of Education in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy represents a significant challenge for teenagers, their families, and the wider community. While some teenagers may choose to become pregnant, many others do so unintentionally, often without adequate knowledge or preparation for the responsibility that parenting brings.  The Importance of Education in Preventing Teenage Pregnancy Education is an essential tool in preventing teenage pregnancy. By educating teenagers about...

Singer Mpiima Music riding breakthroughs in music and entertainment to bigger things

Mpiima Music born ‘’Mpiima Johnson’’. His Music and Entertainment contents have won him an enormous following and deals with brands. In building a career, there is that one thing or something that will lead you wherever you want to go. In the music industry, it is usually a collabo or a hit single. For rising artist Mpiima Music also Known...

Biswanka Claims Superiority Over A Pass in Crafting Hit Songs

Singer Biswanka Derick has bragged about being superior to A Pass when it comes to crafting hit songs. While appearing in an interview with Sanyuka TV, Biswanka revealed that he can draw big crowds at shows compared to his critic A Pass. He added that despite having a limited repertoire, each of his crafts carries superior capacity compared to A...

ADAM KAMULEGEYA: Why the Story of Lubigi Swamp is the Sad Story of Uganda!

Friends, this story is not on Lubigi Swamp per se, where NEMA just destroyed nearly 200 homes and displaced some 1,000 people. The story is about a government which thinks it can rule without having the word “people” in its manifesto. Poor people in Uganda (we’re 85% of the population) continue to be trampled on with increasing notoriety and no...

UCAA Issues Guidelines At Entebbe Airport as Muslim Pilgrims Begin Returning

Uganda Civil Aviation Authority(UCAA) the body charged with the running of Entebbe International Airport has released a number of guidelines for the Airport users ahead of a busy schedule as Muslim prigrims begin returning home beginning today, Friday, June 21 to June 28 2024. In a June 20th 2024 notice signed by CAA’s Public Affairs Manager, Luggya Vianney, departing passengers...

Hellen Lukoma Urges Reasonable Births to Avoid placing a financial burden on relatives

Singer and actress Hellen Lukoma has urged parents to make reasonable births to avoid financially burdening their relatives. Based on the video making rounds, Hellen Lukoma vented her frustration with parents with many children and expects relatives to provide financial support for raising them. She questioned why these parents give birth to a large number of kids and think of...

Lil Pazo Lunabe Longs to win Irene Ntale’s Heart

Singer Lil Pazo Lunabe publicly expresses love for former Swangz Avenue singer Irene Ntale. While appearing in an interview on YouTube, Lil Pazo Lunabe revealed that a few weeks back he had a short conversation with Irene Ntale, during which she addressed him as Mr. Nkudi due to his trending controversial song but up to now her soothing voice still...

President Museveni presides over signing of MOU to construct Kidepo International Airport

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday evening presided over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Uganda and United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Speke Resort Munyonyo. President Museveni welcomed the signing of the MOU between Uganda and the Chamber. He was also happy to note that Uganda and the Gulf countries...

GEORGE MUBIRU: Dear Ghetto Gladiator, time has unmasked you

It is evident, three things cannot long remain hidden, the sun, the moon and the truth. Indeed time has much like the “three” revealed the true self of the self styled ghetto president. As we approached the final two years of the  current political term, politics took center stage. It was only a matter of time before Ugandans would increasingly...

Karitas Karisimbi bounces back with the new talk show “My Story” on DStv 

Celebrated Ugandan radio and TV host Karitas Karisimbi is set to return to television with a reality TV Talk Show titled My Story. The show, which will air on Pearl Magic Prime on DStv and GOtv, delves into the lives of individuals who have faced and conquered formidable life challenges, driven by their spirit and resilience.  My Story is the...

OP-ED: Museveni’s Most Touching Stance Against Corruption

For the first time in President Museveni’s numerous speeches against corruption, his recent address at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds deeply moved me. I felt that this speech genuinely came from the depths of his heart. I believe this time; the president is more serious than ever before. This is evident in the recent detainment of a few MPs over corruption charges...

President Museveni fulfils pledge of 20 new motorcycles to Boda-boda Associations in Nkumba

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday fulfilled his pledge of 20 new motorcycles to Boda-boda Associations in Nkumba Parish, Wakiso District. The motorcycles were delivered by the State House Comptroller, Ms. Jane Barekye in a colourful ceremony held in Bendebere Village, Nkumba. The beneficiaries included Nkumba Bufulu NRM Mobilizers Boda-boda Association (10 motorcycles) and Quarter Guard NRM Mobilizers Boda-boda Association (10...

President Museveni presides over signing of MOU to construct Kidepo International Airport 

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday evening presided over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Uganda and United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Speke Resort Munyonyo.  President Museveni welcomed the signing of the MOU between Uganda and the Chamber.  He was also happy to note that Uganda and the Gulf countries...

President Museveni urges peaceful evacuation from wetlands to safeguard environment 

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed people who stay and operate in wetlands to vacate them peacefully. “I have been seeing some scuffle between the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) and some people who are in the wetland. My advice to the people in the wetland is that they should all leave peacefully. I have been seeing people commenting that...

Liam Voice’s manager Ivash RS refutes death rumours

Singer Liam Voice’s manager and film director Ivash RS has refuted swirling rumors of his death. For the past few days, netizens were saddened by the alleged death of Ivash RS. Rumors had it that the film director had been embroiled in a car accident that didn’t spare his life. However, Liam Voice put a halt to speculations, as he...

GRACE MWESIGWA: CORRUPTION’S MORAL ROT: Let’s Revive Ethics and Hard Work to Rebuild Uganda

Corruption has become a cancer that’s devouring the very fabric of our society. The disturbing truth is that many Ugandans, especially the poor, have come to admire and aspire to wealth acquired through corrupt means. We’ve lost sight of the value of hard work and ethical earnings, instead celebrating ill-gotten gains as a sign of intelligence and success. It’s heartbreaking...

Koreans support NAGRIC to roll out better dairy cattle breeds

The National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data bank (NAGRC_DB) have received a boost with support from Koreans to enable the center have better dairy cattle breeds in the country. This week, Nagrc staff and Koreans met to discuss how to improve breeds using Korean dairy genetic technology. “Today @@NAGRC_DB hosts the Korea Uganda Dairy Project (KUDaP) performance evaluation team...

Police on the hunt for Don Nasser over aggravated trafficking of a person and sexual exploitation

City socialite Don Nasser real name Nasser Nduhukire is on the run over cases of aggravated trafficking of a person and sexual exploitation. According to reports, Don Nasser linked up with the victim whose identity is yet to be established in Kamwokya at one of the apartments. The two spent two consecutive days using drugs and engaging in sexual activities...

Lil Pazo Lunabe gifts himself a new car

Singer Lil Pazo Lunabe born Yasin Mukasa has gifted himself with a brand new car. For several months now, Pazo Pazo has been the talk of the town thanks to his controversial “Enkudi” song. The song has not only boosted Lil Pazo Lunabe’s repertoire but also surged his revenue stream as he has secured numerous bookings. His success in the...

Kalifah Aganaga to celebrate 10 years of his music career with a concert

Bad Character Records boss Sadat Mukiibi alias Kalifah Aganaga has announced the dates and venue for his 2024 concert dubbed the the best of Kalifah Aganaga live in Concert. The singer, songwriter, and producer is one of the talented musicians who have stood the state of time thanks to their musical prowess. Kalifah is currently in preparation to celebrate ten...

Busoga Salutes Heart Surgery Experts from Uganda Heart Institute and Jinja Hospital Over Successful Free Cardiac Surgery Camp

LIKE an unknown author has written that “…save one, you are a hero, save a hundred lives, you are a nurse…” the people of Busoga have saluted heart experts for successfully conducting a five day cardiac surgery on 11 children from the region. This after Jinja Regional Referral Hospital (JRRH) in conjunction with Uganda Heart Institute (UHI), a specialized, public,...

Summon MPs Through Me – Speaker Among directs Police

The Speaker, Anita Among has directed the Police to summon Members of Parliament under investigation, through her. The Speaker made the directive while chairing the plenary sitting on Wednesday, 12h June 2024. Among said that she was aware that some MPs are under arrest and are undergoing investigation. “These investigations are part of the evidence-gathering process. Just as we believe...

Phiona Nyamutoro, Minister of State for Minerals, Survives Shooting Incident in Kisoro District

Singer Eddy Kenzo’s baby mama and Minister of State for Minerals in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Phiona Nyamutoro has survived being shot dead. According to reports, Phiona Nyamutoro had gone to Kisoro District to execute her duties as the Minister of State for Minerals. However, a dispute erupted, which saw a Private Security Guard of National Cement Co....

GEORGE MUBIRU: Dear Ghetto Gladiator, time has unmasked you

It is evident, three things cannot long remain hidden, the sun, the moon and the truth. Indeed time has much like the “three” revealed the trueself of the self styled ghetto president. As we approached the final two years of the  current political term, politics took center stage. It was only a matter of time before Ugandans would increasingly recognize...

Phaneroo Ministries Hosts Africa’s largest Women’s conference

Phaneroo Ministries International, under the visionary leadership of Apostle Grace Lubega, has once again set a new standard with its sixth annual women’s conference. Held at the iconic Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, Uganda, the event drew a staggering crowd of over 70,000 women, making it the largest of its kind in Africa. The theme, “Ignited to Pray,” inspired profound...

Shifrah asks Speaker Anita Among and PM Robinah Nabbanja for help in starting her beauty salon

Social media sensation Shifrah has pleaded to the speaker of Parliament Anita Among, Robinah Nabbanja, and Mama Fina to establish for her a salon. Shifrah for several weeks has been the talk of the town, following her viral video participating in the “Hoozambe” song challenge. Shifrah’s rise to notoriety has come with several benefits, as she has secured lucrative gigs...

Rukungiri: Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with Abduction and Murder of 5-Year-Old Girl

A shocking incident has shaken the town of Rukungiri, as a 5-year-old girl, Gift Amutuhaire, was found murdered in a bush on June 19, 2024. The territorial police have arrested 27-year-old Fred Nasasira in connection with the crime. According to the police report, Gift had gone to visit her grandmother, Korubaro Beatrice, on June 16, 2024, when she was allegedly...

BEN SSEBUGUZI: ONC is an extension of President Museveni helping hand

Atleast in 2002, a swam of youths were detained for walking to Statehouse to meet their National party Chairman without appointment. You can imagine the embarrassment that comes with arresting your dear supporters by security who are trying to find their leader to address their challenges ! I think this is one of the incidents that motivated President Yoweri Kaguta...

UPC Condemns Re- Arrest of Legislator Released on Bail for Corruption Charges

The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has condemned with strongest terms the immediate re-arrest of Hon. Akamba Paul (Busiki County) by security operatives, immediately the legislature was granted bail by the competent Court of Law on charges of corruption. The condemnation of this act was voiced by UPC in a weekly press briefing held at the party Head office, located on...

OP-ED: Will Mpuuga confession before Masaka church service divide NUP ‘sinners from saints’?

Masaka’s self-professed ‘favourite son’ has organized a holy mass to be led by none other than the Kampala Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere. There is however a group claiming those attending this church service are in for an unholy event. As the Masaka group says – no one should blasphemy a sacred activity – one wonders what’s up the sleeves of church...

Team Building Safaris In Uganda

Finding a goal or purpose and collectively working towards it is a fundamental aspect of human existence. This pursuit of unity and shared objectives is vital not only in families, the smallest unit of society, but also in larger groups such as corporate teams. However, challenges of disunity and lack of cohesion are common, whether in families or workplaces. To...

Lt. Gen. Proscovia Nalweyiso Warns Alien Skin: Cease Wearing Army Uniform and Gang Affiliation

The highest female-ranking officer in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Lt. Gen. Proscovia Nalweyiso has warned singer Alien Skin against wearing army uniforms. According to Lt. Gen. Proscovia Nalweyiso, she is against the growing vice of Alien Skin wearing army attires, urging him to join the army or obtain a document that instructs him to use them. She further explained...

Hacks to Kicking Out the School Fees Pressure

By Juliet Baggya Nsiyona As a parent, one of the greatest challenges to your resolve and financial planning skills is managing school fees payments. While school fees payments may appear to be due only at specific times of the year, managing these periods requires deliberate planning and discipline. Fortunately, advancements in payment processes have greatly enhanced payment methods. Although paying...

LOP Ssenyonyi Warns Speaker Among: “Your Day of Reckoning is Coming, Be Careful”

The Leader of the Opposition (LOP) in Parliament,Joel Ssenyonyi has issued a stern warning to the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among cautioning her to stop interfering with the opposition’s decisions on their members. The furious Ssenyonyi alluded that the Bukedea Woman lawmaker has continuously used her speakership powers to disorganise the decisions the opposition side makes regarding its members on...

Police arrest Nsubuga Denis for distributing Milk Bae’s alleged pornographic video

Uganda Police has responded swiftly and arrested TikTok user Nsubuga Denis for disseminating pornographic content claiming it belonged to Milk Bae alias Doreen Nalunga. For a couple of days, social media has been awash with pornographic videos that originated from Nsubuga Denis’ device. The video has since negatively impacted Milk Bae’s reputation, hence filing a cyberstalking case at Central Police...

President Museveni commended for building a professional army as Brig. Gen. Charity Bainababo hands-over SFC Deputy Commander Office 

The Commander of the Special Force Command (SFC), Maj Gen. David Mugisha has applauded President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who is also the Commander-In-Chief of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) for building a strong and professional army.  “In a very special way I want to take this opportunity to thank the President of the Republic of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Kaguta...

Airtel Uganda and Buganda Kingdom Launch the 20th Edition of the Masaza Cup Football Tournament

Kampala, 19 June 2024: In partnership with the Buganda Kingdom, Airtel Uganda has today reaffirmed its commitment to fostering an environment for the youth can thrive through sports with the launch of the 20th Edition of the Masaza Cup Tournament. The announcement was made today at Bulange in Mengo. Since its inception in 2004, the Buganda Kingdom has implemented various...

Vanilla Farmers to Start Harvesting from Late June to September 2024: Minister Fred Bwino

The Minister of State for Agriculture, Fred Bwino Kyakulaga has advised Vanilla farmers across the country to start harvesting their valuable crop from 24th June to 23rd September 2024. Minister Kyakulaga, said this during a press briefing at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala on Wednesday. Minister Kyakulaga warned Vanilla farmers against harvesting the crop earlier than the stipulated period, saying those...

Who to blame when cyber security fails?

Widespread data breaches show clearly that a more a rigorous approach to cyber security is needed. That means clearly defining requirements – and then holdingcompanies and government employees accountable if those requirements are not met.   Here are four ways to move toward that goal: Build on existing cyber initiatives In May 2021, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) on...

NARO Partners with Menigte Farms Limited to Advance Goat Farming

Entebbe, Uganda, 18 June 2024 –The National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) has partnered with Menigte Farms (MeFarms) Limited to revolutionize the goat farming industry across the country. In a Memorandum of Understanding signed at NARO’s headquarters in Entebbe on Tuesday, the two organizations aim to advance research, breeding, management, and commercialization programs for goats, ensuring a reliable and sustainable supply...

President Museveni’s meeting with traders postponed 

The meeting between President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and city traders which was scheduled to take place on 20th June 2024 has been postponed. This has been revealed by the leaders of traders following a meeting with the President yesterday at State House, Entebbe. The Chairperson of Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA), Dr. Thadeus Musoke and Mr. John Kabanda, the Chairman...

HAJJI FARUK KIRUNDA: No need for “reign of terror” to finish the corrupt

Should Uganda summarily execute the corrupt or strengthen its systems to defeat their vice? Corruption is a serious evil which President Yoweri Museveni named in his budget day speech as the last “bottleneck” to national transformation. Corruption is broad in its forms but in the mind of the public, it presents as theft of public resources and bribery. Theft of...

HAJJI FARUK KIRUNDA: No need for “reign of terror” to finish the corrupt 

Should Uganda summarily execute the corrupt or strengthen its systems to defeat their vice?  Corruption is a serious evil which President Yoweri Museveni named in his budget day speech as the last “bottleneck” to national transformation. Corruption is broad in its forms but in the mind of the public, it presents as theft of public resources and bribery. Theft of...

Victoria Kimani to Join Blu*3 for Legends of Sound Reunion Concert

With just five days to the Legends of Sound Blu*3 reunion concert, Talent Africa Group has announced that Kenyan superstar Victoria Kimani will be joining the legendary Cindy Sanyu, Jackie Chandiru, and Lilian   Mbabazi on stage. This once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between two of East Africa’s most celebrated musical acts is sure to create an unforgettable evening and go down in history....

Judith Heard explains factors for her shift from a lavish lifestyle to embracing her faith in God

Socialite Judith Heard has openly shared why ditched her past lavish lifestyle and embraced God. During a TikTok livestream, Judith Heard delved into her past, sharing the opulent lifestyle she used to live. She revealed that at only 19 years old, she was the first woman in Uganda to acquire a lavish car adorned with a personalized number plate. She...

President Museveni meets NRM CEC members 

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a meeting with the National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) at State House, Entebbe. According to the Presidential Press Unit (PPU), the meeting was chaired by H.E the President who serves as the party’s National Chairman.  During the meeting, the NRM leadership discussed issues concerning the party.   The post President Museveni...

Mathias Walukagga Hints at Concert After Completing his Second Year First Semester Studies

A few years back Politician and Kadongo Kamu singer Mathias Walukagga embarked on furthering his studies. While appearing in an interview, he revealed that his study process has so far been successful, and in August he will resume his studies with his second-year first semester. He noted that he has not been active musically due to his busy schedule, which...

Karole Kasita Stands Firm: She Would Never Date a Married Man or Share a Man

Dancehall singer Karole Kasita has revealed that she would never date a married man or share a partner. The mother of one made the statement during a YouTube interview, where she noted that she would faint if she found herself sharing a partner with a fellow woman. Karole clarified that sharing a man is something other women would do, but...

BABIRYE LILLIANE: NEMA’s Ecosystem Restoration: A Call for Socio-Economic and Gender-Sensitive Approaches

The National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) in Uganda has launched an ambitious initiative to restore various ecosystems, including the Lubigi wetland, in alignment with the National Environmental Act. While the ecological benefits of these restoration efforts are significant, the socio-economic consequences for the affected communities have been severe, demanding immediate attention and action. The restoration process has inflicted numerous adverse...

Police Investigate Triple Murder In Rubanda 

A gruesome triple murder has shaken the Rubanda district, leaving three people dead and a community in shock. The territorial police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths. The victims have been identified as Agaba Silver, 65, a resident of Butabonana cell, Mengo ward, Nshanjare Town council; Ainembabazi Bright, 27, also a resident of Butabonana cell, Mengo ward, Nshanjare...

Road to 2026: Minister Haruna Kasolo vows to unseat DP’s Sebamala in Bukoto Central Constituency

All is not well for Democratic Party’s Richard Ssebamala. His Bukoto Central Constituency is seemingly shifting to a new power base. The Constituency that once belonged to former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi turned into a DP strong hold with the emergence of Engineer Richard Ssebamala. However, in a turn, Bukoto Central is now singing to songs of Kyeyune Haruna...

MICHAEL ABONEKA: We must protect the rights of Persons with Albinism

Uganda has over 20,000 persons with Albinism. Uganda recognised Albinism as a form of disability in 2020 which means that they too enjoy the same rights as those prescribed for persons with disability.  Uganda is a party to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability and its optional protocol since 2008, the African Charter,1986 and the African Disability...

Uganda Heart Institute, Jinja Hospital Launch Five Day Regional Free Cardiac Surgery Camp For Busoga

JINJA Regional Referral Hospital (JRRH) in conjunction with Uganda Heart Institute (UHI), a specialized, public, tertiary care medical facility owned by the Ministry of Health on Monday 17th June, 2024 kicked off a five day cardiac surgery at the Jinja Hospital. The surgery which is the first of its kind outside Kampala will see 11 children between the ages of...

Hon. Betty Nambooze Urges Public to Ditch Musicians with Vulgar Lyrics

Mukono member of Parliament Betty Nambooze has urged the public to ditch musicians with explicit lyrics. While addressing the public in one of her social media livestreams, Nambooze expressed her disappointment in the growing trend of musicians singing vulgar lyrics. The politician went on to question the kind of talent that drives musicians to resort to singing vulgar lyrics. Additionally,...

Pretty Nicole finds solace in God and apologizes following leaked private videos

Social media sensation Pretty Nicole born Emmanuella Musimenta has publicly acknowledged her mistakes and pleaded for forgiveness from whoever was offended by her past actions. A few months back, Pretty Nicole’s intimate videos made rounds on social media, much to the disappointment of the general public. This saw her heavily criticized, and denounced by those who had supported education, and...

Kazibwe Kapo Commends Salongo Siraje for the courage in holding Lugogo Cricket Oval Concert

Kadongo Kamu singer Kazibwe Kapo has expressed admiration for fellow Ssalongo Siraje’s confidence in holding his maiden concert at Lugogo Cricket Oval. On Friday last week, Ssalongo Siraje held his maiden “Nalu Nalu” concert at Cricket Oval but unfortunately registered a low turnout. Siraje’s concert has since been the talk of the town with several music industry players airing their...

Mathias Walukagga refutes resorting to car dealing, brags about owning more than one car

Kadongo Kamu singer Mathias Walukagga has downplayed claims suggesting he resorted to selling cars. For a while now, Mathias Walukagga’s personal Facebook page has been promoting various car brands seemingly attracting potential buyers. This birthed rumors that the singer and politician had embarked on a car dealership to widen his revenue stream. However, while appearing in an interview, Mathias Walukagga...

ADAM KAMULEGEYA: Why things fall apart: ANC-NRM uncanny 

On Friday June 14, 2024, the African National Congress (ANC) party of South Africa signed a deal to form a coalition government with the predominantly white main opposition party called the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the late Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP).  This marks a seismic shift in the politics of South Africa heralding an era of ending...

Roast and Rhyme Nyam On The Nile Returns with New Venues

This year’s Roast And Rhyme will take place from July 5th to 7th in the picturesque city of Jinja, along the scenic Nile River. Roast and Rhyme is renowned for its unique blend of music, food, and socializing, set in beautiful outdoor environments. Over the years, it has become a staple in Uganda’s social calendar, celebrated for its quality production...

Azawi dreams of buying a luxury yacht and establishing her mansion on the waterfront

Swangz Avenue singer Azawi born Priscilla Zawedde expresses her desire to buy a yacht and spend the rest of her life on water. Azawi made the revelation while appearing in an interview with her boss Benon, and she was tasked to reveal where she spends her money mostly. According to the singer, she allocates a big portion of her money...

Lango journalists want the folded Rupiny Luo newspaper back, Won Nyaci Eng Dr. Michael Moses Odongo Okune pledges to engage the government

LIKE they say language is the road map of a culture because it tells you where its people come from and where they are heading, journalists in Lango have launched a lobby campaign to convince the government to revive Rupiny, a Luo newspaper that catered for Luo speaking communities like Lango, Acholi, Alur and Kumam. Cognizant that language is one...

Jalia Walda Accuses Bruno K of Misappropriating Funds, Failing to Deliver Song Video

Singer Bruno K is in a bitter feud with renowned US-based beautician Jalia Walda alias Jalia Nassolo over misappropriating funds. A few weeks back Bruno K released a song dubbed Jalia in honour of Jalia Walda funded by the beautician’s mother. The song was aimed at heaping praise on Jalia Walda for everything she has done for her mother over...

Nina Roz Discloses Plans for Debut EP Release

Singer Nina Roz born Nina Kankunda has revealed that she is gearing up to release her debut Extended Play (EP) Nina Roz joins the rotter of Ugandan musicians, who have embraced the new trend of releasing EPs. Her forthcoming EP will mark Nina Roz’s first ever since she embarked on her music career. Nina expressed her excitement regarding this new...

From Page to Stage: Kwezi Kaganda’s Passion for Playwriting and Acting

Transforming a simple story, personal experience, or event into a captivating TV drama or theatre production requires a special skillset. Acclaimed actor, writer, director, and teacher Kwezi Kaganda Ruhinda joins Flavia Tumusiime on MultiChoice’s Home of Our Stars to divulge the creative process behind crafting unforgettable characters and bringing them to life on stage and on screen. In 1989, the...

GOOD DEEDS NEVER GO UNNOTICED : Appreciating President Museveni’s Extraordinary Work Since 1986″

BY AKANSASIRA JUNIOR VICTOR: It is said in our local dialect that “Enkora Birungi Ebizimurirwa” others say, “Akeibo kaza Owanyamugarurirwa.” Which can literally be translated simply in English Language that Give credit where credit is due. OR “A job well done deserves recognition.” So, in this case we say when a man does well , he deserves to be applauded...

CADRE AKANSASIRA VICTOR; A new Dawn Breaks: Unlocking youth potential in Uganda’s 2024/2025 Budget

As the sun rose over Kololo Independence Grounds, a new dawn broke for Uganda’s economy. Finance Minister Hon. Matia Kasaija unveiled a budget of Shs 72 trillion, a historic milestone in the country’s fiscal journey. But what does this mean for the majority of Uganda’s youth, who have been struggling to break free from the shackles of poverty and unemployment?...

Why Buying Green Jongkong Kratom Is Best For Your Weekend Getaway?

Any weekend getaway planning is always exciting with the thoughts of relaxation, fun, and new experiences. It could be a quiet beach holiday, a trip to the center of town, or an exploration tour in the natural environment where you need to make it memorable. Amidst all your packing, however, there is one item that should not be missed on...

7 Ways To Find The Best Vape Store In Your Locality This Summer

Do you want to take your vaping to the next level this summer? Whether you’ve been doing it for a long time or just getting started with vaping, it is all about finding the best vape store. There are so many options that choosing one can be confusing. The reason why it’s hard to pick out such shops is because...

Mbalala Mukono; Machine Crushes Ugandan Worker to Death at Chinese Factory

Tragedy is not yet to end at Chinese factories if the government does not does step up inspection routines of worker’s safety. On Saturday, Felix Arindu, a machine operator at Hong Hai Wood Limited located at Mbalala Industrial Park was crushed by a faulty machine causing his instant death. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango confirmed the incident saying...

OFWONO OPONDO: Mr. President; tighten the noose against corruption racketeers 

At last week’s State of the Nation Address to parliament, President Yoweri Museveni revealed that he now has hard evidence against corruption racketeers between the Ministry of Finance, and parliament vowing to give them a decisive “crush” and so far, three little-known NRM MPs got arrested and indicted this week for tempting to extort from Mariam Wangadya, chairperson Uganda Human...

How Global Compassion Coalition has tightened the noose on extending  hands-on training to improve lives of people in Western Uganda 

A new movement aimed at creating a “compassionate Uganda” has extended hands-on skills training among the unprivileged youths and old men and women adults in Uganda; the pearl of Africa. During the launch of the maiden regional chapter of a Non-government aided organisation: Compassion Connectors Uganda (CCU) formed after the National group was launched in February in the south of...

BWANIKA JOSEPH: Unethical Conduct of Political and Religious Leaders in Uganda, a Clarion Call for Youth Liberation

In recent times, Uganda has witnessed a troubling rise in the unethical conduct of some political and religious leaders. This disturbing trend of misconduct compromises the democratic values and principles upon which the nation was founded. As Ugandan society looks towards the future, it becomes crucial for young people to rise up and take charge, demanding transparency, accountability, and ethical...

WANIKA JOSEPH; Unethical Conduct of Political and Religious Leaders in Uganda, a Clarion Call for Youth Liberation

In recent times, Uganda has witnessed a troubling rise in the unethical conduct of some political and religious leaders. This disturbing trend of misconduct compromises the democratic values and principles upon which the nation was founded. As Ugandan society looks towards the future, it becomes crucial for young people to rise up and take charge, demanding transparency, accountability, and ethical...

Lira Deputy RCC urges youths to work hard and engage in government poverty alleviation programs 

The Deputy Resident City Commissioner for Lira East Division, Mr. Odongo Stephen has called upon the youth to work hard and fully participate in government’s poverty eradication programs like Parish Development Model. He says such programs were initiated by President Yoweri Museveni to cause prosperity among Ugandans. Mr. Odongo made the remarks on Friday 14th, June, 2024 at Anyangpuc ward...