Two companies pinned by a Parliamentary committee in illegal sand mining activities are embroiled in a land wrangle. Seroma Investment Limited and Tesco Industries Limited are in a dispute over land boundaries where the companies have been mining sand in Lwera, Mpigi district.
The committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE directed that the report should highlight companies awarded contracts, whether they have capacity to implement them and if they are the companies executing the contracts.
Just a few Crane Bank branches upcountry operated normally today as Bank of Uganda announced the take-over of the countrys third largest bank.Today afternoon, the Bank of Uganda governor Prof.Emanuel Tumusiime Mutebile took control of the bank saying the continuation of Crane Bank activities in the current form is detrimental to the interests of its depositors.
At least 200 families are without shelter after a devastating storm ripped through Butenga and Kibinge sub counties in Bukomansimbi district leaving a trail of destruction. The most affected villages are Kamanda, Kiryamenvi, Kagogo, Katoma, Bbale and Buligita.
Kabaziguruka was released by Justice Yasin Nyanzi who held that court cannot be approached by someone who is seeking justice and it decides to fold its arms yet the very bail application has not been opposed by any state agency.
Celebrated Congolese musician Antoine Koffi Olomide is expected in Uganda to grace North Tourism Fashion event scheduled for December 15 and 16 in Gulu district this year. Olomides invitation is however generating mixed reactions owing to the controversies the renowned rumba star gotten into.
Previous chairpersons of the commission are K.M.S Kikira, who chaired the commission that organized the 1980 General Elections, Steven Bethuel Akabway-the chairperson of the Interim Electoral Commission, Hajji Aziz Kasujja- the chairperson of the first permanent electoral Commission and Dr Badru Kiggundu, the outgoing chairperson.
Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Police, the state agency mandated with maintaining law and order, asks for payment from people seeking public order management services at weddings, prayer crusades, exhibitions, football matches and musical concerts.
Ensuring girls stay in school could boost the developing world economy by 21 billion shillings a year according to a new United Nations study. Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling and more likely to face forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other undermining practices.
Uganda imports more than she exports, meaning the country receives less U.S. Dollars from exports compared to the amount of US Dollars spent on imports. As of August 2016, Ugandas trade deficit stood at 207 million U.S. Dollars, year-on-year.
The officers were cited for asking for bribes, mismanagement of cases, laxity in carrying out investigations and incompetence. Their identitys have however been concealed reportedly to avoid jeopardizing ongoing investigations against them.
In shops around Kampala URN came across corrupted inscriptions like Nckia and Nokla which can easily be seen as Nokia and Samsong which can be mistaken for Samsung, among others. There are also a collection of other phones that are fixed with adhesives which peel off with time.