Mathias Mpuuga, the 4GC National coordinator, says come 1st October their activities commence flanked with black flags. This is to commemorate 50 years of suffering, murder, impunity and corruption among others unlike the ruling regime that he says is marking the day by drinking and wining.
The 1000-shilling coin was launched last evening by the Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile at the central bank headquarters in Kampala. He said Bank of Uganda is proud of its contribution to Ugandaâ€™s economic success through its prudent monetary policy management over the years.
Jinja football fans are gearing up for the semi-finals and finals of the 5th Edition of the Lawrence Makubuya football tournament this Sunday at Kakindu stadium in Jinja. Four teams qualified for the semi-finals. They are Mafubira Rangers, Jinja Secondary School, St Jude football and Walukuba West football club.
The local Community in Panyimur Sub County, Nebbi district, has given over 400 acres of land to Northwestern University of Science and Technology in the US to establish a campus for Petroleum Engineering studies in the Albertan region.
The Constitutional Court on Friday evening blocked the takeover of the management of National Bank of Commerce (NBC) until the substantive application challenging the move is heard and disposed of. The order comes at a time when the Bank of Uganda was set to effect the takeover of NBC tomorrow.
Uganda Olympics Gold Medalist Stephen Kiprotich on Friday graced Jinja Town during the celebrations to mark the World Tourism Day for Jinja district. The colourful ceremony was held at the Jinja Crested Crane Hotel. Kiprotich, who presided over the ceremony as chief guest, described Jinja as his favourite Ugandan town.
Three Bulgarian nationals, who are accused of forging several Stanbic Bank ATM cards before making off with unspecified sums of money, were on Friday evening produced in court to face new charges. The suspects; Mr Ivan Ganchev, Mr Milen Katsarski, and Mr Adrian Dimitrov, were produced before Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court.