Month: December 2021

They were expecting to make at least 500 sales a day in the last two weeks of the year. However, they say they are making less than 200 sales daily. Even Christmas and Boxing Day sales were not more than 250. Though Uganda Civil Authority – UCAA records show an increase in the number of […]

The Uganda Communication Commission-UCC has asked radio and television stations to avail airtime to government officials to mobilize people for Covid-19 vaccination. In a letter dated December 23rd 2021 and signed by Suzan Wegoye, UCC acting Executive Director, the Commission says it is implementing a directive issued by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on November 15. […]

One person was hacked to death during Christmas celebrations in Bukedea District, according to the Police in East Kyoga. Oscar Gregg Ageca, the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman identified the deceased who was hacked to death as Francis Opolot, 50, a resident of Akunyuko Village in Kachumbala Sub County. The other, Sam Isek was killed […]

South Africa has started a week of mourning events for Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the anti-apartheid icon described as the country’s moral compass. Tutu, who died on Sunday aged 90, is remembered for his humour and characteristic smile – and above all his fight against injustices of all colours. As the country receives tribute from across […]

Moses Kamuntu Mwongyera, the Executive Director of Kamuntu Investments Limited, which is licensed to transport and export raw iron ore from Kigezi region has sued four members of Kigezi Iron Ore Miners Association for alleged defamation. The accused are Dr. Narcis Kabatereine, the chairperson of Kigezi Iron Ore Miners Association and retired vector control official […]

The Inspector General of Police, Martins Okoth-Ochola, has promoted Tokyo 2020 Olympics gold medalists Joshua Cheptegei and Peruth Chemutai. Cheptegei has been promoted from Inspector of Police to Assistant Superintendent of Police while Chemutai who was first regraded from Special Police Constable to Constable has been promoted to Inspector of Police. Cheptegei won a gold […]

The new academic calendar for primary and post-primary schools will affect the schedules and admission into higher institutions of learning in Uganda for the next three or more years. According to the managers of higher education institutions and educationists, the calendar created a dead year at the lower levels by eliminating the 2021 Academic Year […]

Juma Igulu, a resident of Bugweri district is in trouble for alleged of a tipper truck. He is locked up at Busia Central Police Station for alleged theft of tipper registration number UAU 038F belonging to Laban Wandera, the Dabani Sub-county LC V councilor. The vehicle reportedly was stolen from Wandera’s home in Buwuma village […]

The Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Micho Sredojevic has summoned a 21-man squad for two international build-up matches in the United Arab Emirates-UAE. Uganda Cranes is set to play two AFCON bound teams including Gabon and Mauritania as they prepare for CHAN qualifiers. Uganda Cranes will face Gabon on December 30th, 2021, and Mauritania on January […]

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