Kalumba is new URA Public and Corporate Affairs Manager

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has announced the appointment of Robert Kalumba as its new Public and Corporate Affairs Manager. Kalumba, a seasoned communications practitioner, will spearhead the authority’s communications department, with Ibrahim Bbosa serving as his deputy. Kalumba brings a wealth of experience to his new role. He has an extensive background in journalism, […]

Gov’t to construct AFCON training facility at Kyambogo University; Project to cost Shs14.3 billion

With Uganda now fast preparing as one of the hosts for the forthcoming 2024 African Nations Championship (CHAN) and the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments, the National Council of Sports (NCS) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Kyambogo University to construct a state-of-the-art football facility, which will serve as a training ground […]

VIDEO: Pastor refuses to refund Shs2.4m sent by church member in error, claims the money belongs to God

Police in Nigeria have arrested a pastor for refusing to return N900,000 (about Shs2.4 million) that was mistakenly deposited into his account by a church member. Local reports indicate that the church member intended to transfer N100,000 (about Shs260k) as part of his pledge but accidentally sent N1,000,000 (about Shs2.6 million) instead. Realizing the error […]

MPs move to censure Mpuuga and three NRM Commissioners over Shs1.7 billion ‘Service Award’ payments

A section of legislators, led by Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament (MP) Theodore Ssekikubo, is preparing a motion to censure Mathias Mpuuga, the former Leader of the Opposition, and three National Resistance Movement (NRM) Commissioners for allocating themselves Shs1.7 billion as a ‘service award.’ Mpuuga is reported to have received Shs500 million, while the other […]

Energy Credit Capitalisation Company introduces Prospect Digital Platform to Energy Service Companies

Uganda Energy Credit Capitalisation Company (UECCC) hosted Energy Service companies operating within the solar space for a consultative/training workshop on the Results Based Financing (RBF) programme under the Electricity Access Scaleup Project (EASP). The main objective of the workshop was to engage the shortlisted ESCOs on the expectations of the RBF Program and to specifically […]

Wife stabs husband to death, keeps body in bedroom for two days

Police in Mukono have arrested Musimenta Ruth, a 30-year-old housewife and employee at NJ Business Solutions, for the murder by stabbing of her husband, Nsubuga James. The incident happened on the night of May 17-18, 2024, at their marital home in Katikamu village, Mpoma Parish, Nama sub-county in Mukono district. The police preliminary report indicates […]