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MTN appoints Gordian Kyomukama as Acting CEO

Gordian Kyomukama has been appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer of MTN to replace Wim Vanhelleputte who was served with a deportation order yesterday. According to a tweet on their official twitter handle, the telecom giant noted: “To ensure business continuity, we have appointed Mr. Gordian Kyomukama, currently Chief Technology Officer, as Acting Chief Executive. Our focus […]

NSSF seeks to recover shs160b from defaulters in amnesty window

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has announced a three month grace period for all employers that have not remitted employees’ social security contributions in a move aimed at recovering shs160 billion. Addressing journalists on Tuesday, NSSF Managing Director Richard Byarugaba said in exchange, the fund will waive up to 95% of the penalty amount […]

Arua fracas: Police court reduces ranks of officers for neglect of duty

NALWADDA NSANGI  The police disciplinary court has sentenced five out of the six officers on the count of neglect of duty contrary section 44 subsection 1 code 19A of Police Act have been found guilty and sentenced to reduction of a rank. They are the former regional CID officer Mugweri Edward, Junena Robert Akia of […]

Prof Nawangwe caught off guard as Makerere staff launch full blast strike

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof.Barnabas Nawangwe has said he is not aware of the ongoing strike at the university despite a declaration by the staff to go full blast with their industrial action. The university staff members in a joint general assembly on Monday resolved to totally withdraw all labour following the refusal by Prof.Nawangwe […]

High Court dismisses mobile money tax case

The High Court in Kampala has thrown out a case in which two mobile money users sued Uganda Revenue Authority for taxing their mobile money deposits. Government recently scrapped off taxes on depositing money on mobile money accounts prompting two concerned Ugandans including John Robert Turyakira and Anthony Odur to sue telecom companies and the […]

Kitatta was not a patron for Boda boda 2010 – Witness contradicts self

A witness on Monday contradicted himself as he tried to defend Abdalla Kitatta’s role in Boda Boda 2010 during the hearing of the case before the General Court Martial in Makindye. Kitatta last month told court that he has never been a member of Boda Boda 2010 asking that the group’s chairman for Rubaga, Joel […]

Uganda Boxing Federation boss wants bigger share of sports budget

RITAH TUGUMISIRIZE The National Council of Sports has responded to Uganda Boxing Federation, (UBF) president Moses Muhangi’s statements that football’s governing body, Fufa, rigs out other federations of a reasonable share of the government cake. Moses Muhangi  had earlier said that Fufa had duped government into giving them a huge portion of the money allocated […]

Opinion: NBS television leads in investigative stories in Africa (VIDEOS INCLUDED)

By Wanda I’m now inclined to watch the investigative piece that got Solomon Sserwanjja painted a criminal by our very ‘vigilant’ police force. Come to think of it, all the investigates NBS has worked on have  been a big hit, they know when and where to hit. NBS is an asset to Ugandans when it […]

Kanungu: Coffee farmers cry over unreliable power

NAKABUYE SHEILAH Coffee farmers in Kanungu district have said their quest to add value to their products has been frustrated by unreliable power supply in the area. The farmers claimed that they have the capacity to add value in coffee to be able to earn more money, but the limited power supply is frustrating their […]

CMI operatives trained in human rights observation

Operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence, the intelligence wing of the UPDF have been equipped with knowledge and skills in human rights observation. Speaking to the soldiers during the opening of a three- day training in human rights at the Ministry of defence headquarters in Mbuya on Monday, Nicole Bjerler, the representative of United […]