Govt revives plan to print money within the country

By Kafeero Twaha Update Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1559 EAT. The Minister for the Presidency, Ms Milly Babirye Babalanda, launches the construction of the Security Printing factory in Entebbe yesterday. What you need to know: While officiating the ground breaking ceremony of the Uganda Security Printing factory at the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation…

Refined Bul outwit Booma to set up Vipers rematch in Final.

Soccer Thursday, May 19, 2022 Lethal Weapon. Bul striker Karim Nduggwa scored  his seventh goal in the Stanbic Uganda Cup against Booma at Kyabazinga Stadium in Bugembe on May 18, 2022.    By Kafeero Twaha What you need to know: The StarTimes Uganda Premier League outfit won the second leg of the semi-final 1-0 at…

John Ntalo Battles Ministry of Trade, UDC for 5 years over 2 Billion in Claim for Bleach of Contract; Dr. Patrick Birungi Responds to HICGI News Agency on the Matter.

By E K Benj @Kivumbi Uganda Government is facing ‘embarrassment’ for failing to honor contract signed by Ministry of Trade with JB IT Consult based in Katabi, Entebbe for five years now. According to documents seen by HICGI News Agency, the private IT Firm headed by John Ntalo a resident of Entebbe was contracted by…

Mps disagree on salary deductions towards Oulanyah Education Fund

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1009 EAT on Thursday 18th May 2022. Parliament has found itself in a catch-22 after a section of legislators complained about deductions of Shs 1 million off their salaries as contributions to the Jacob Oulanyah Education Trust Fund. The fund was set up two months ago in memory of…

Public debt soars as Uganda seeks to borrow shs. 9.7 trillion.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 0948 EAT on Thursday 18th May 2022. Government is set to borrow Shs 9.7 trillion in a bid to finance its Shs 47 trillion 2022/2023 financial year budget, the National Budget Framework Paper indicates. Under the theme ‘Full monetization of the economy through commercial agriculture, industrialization, market access and…

Kakwenza narrates escape to exile.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 0927 EAT on Thursday 18th May 2022. Exiled government critic and author Kakwenza Rukirabashaija caught the nation by surprise when he fled to exile on February 9. It sparked debate and speculation about the mystery surrounding his last hours in Uganda. However, Kakwenza has broken the silence and narrated…

Liverpool beat southampton to take title race to final day.

Soccer Liverpool beat Southampton to take title race to final day Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Southampton’s English goalkeeper Alex McCarthy (R) misses to stop the goal shot by Liverpool’s Japanese midfielder Takumi Minamino (unseen) during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Liverpool at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, southern England on May…

I’ll refund Mps protesting Oulanyah trust Fund-speaker Among

Updated at 0711 EAT on Tuesday, May 18 May 2022 Speaker of Parliament, Ms Anita Among By Kafeero Twaha The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has vowed to refund all MPs who have reportedly protested deductions made from their salaries by Parliament towards her late predecessor, Jacob Oulanyah’s education trust fund. In her communication made as she…

UPDF to withdraw from DR Congo in two weeks – Muhoozi

Updated at 0616 on Wednesday, May 18th 2022 By Kafeero Twaha The joint operation was reportedly scheduled to run for about six months. Uganda will pull troops from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo in two weeks, UPDF Commander of Land Forces, Lt. Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, has said. The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) in November…

Otafiire: Pentecostal churches keeping the faithful poorer

Updated at 0554 EAT on Wednesday May 17, 2022 Internal Affairs minister, Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire (centre) welcomed to address the public during the thanksgiving ceremony of Mr Don Tumusiime, a leader of Bushenyi Town Temple Pentecostal Church, on Saturday. Internal Affairs Minister Gen Kahinda Otafiire – Courtesy photo The minister for Internal Affairs, Maj…