The Deputy Chief of Defence Forces Lt Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadu flagged off a 110 strong team of UPDF sports women and Men for Nairobi Kenya to participate in the 12th Edition of the East African Military Games and cultural events at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs headquarters Mbuya hill. The events are scheduled to run from 11th-24th Aug 2019. The Uganda contingent code named “Mission Uganda” is comprised of: Team football, Team Netball, Team Volleyball, Team Basketball and team Cross Country together with Referees and Umpires. Mission…

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Perfection with Confortabillity as CMC launches Ford Ecosport SUV


  The Cooper Motor Corporation (CMC), the exclusive distributor for Ford in Uganda, has unveiled the new Ford EcoSportm compact Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) that will accord its drivers more style, comfort, capability, and choice. According to Herman Mbalasi, the Country Manager CMC this will be possible as the new mid-range SUV blends rugged SUV functionality with city car practicality thus making the car more appealing and competitive than ever. Featuring enhanced dynamic, rugged and refined exterior styling, the new EcoSport reflects the latest design cues of Ford’s larger SUV…

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Nabbanja Replace Dr Josephine Wapakabulo as UNOC acting CEO


Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) has appointed Ms Proscovia Nabbanja as the acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She replaces Dr Josephine Wapakabulo who resigned in May this year. “The Board has announced Ms Proscovia Nabbanja as our new acting Chief Executive officer (CEO),” Mr Ibrahim Kasita, the UNOC spokesperson told the xpresstimes online corespondent last evening Ms Nabbanja is a geologist who has worked in the oil and gas industry for at least 19 years. For the last three years, she has been the Chief Operating Officer in charge of…

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Time boom :How Conflicted City Lawyers Sebalu & Lule Misled DFCU to Illegally Transfer Meera investiments Properties


DFCU bank is yet again in spotlight after it emerged that the bank was misled by city Law firm Sebalu & Lule Advocates to illegally transfer title properties that belong to former Crane Bank Ltd landlord Meera Investment Ltd. According to a leaked dossier, the Sebalu & Lule Advocates who were recently barred by the High Court from representing the same bank against city tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia for being conflicted misled the dfcu Bank to transfer leasehold titles from Crane Bank Ltd during the controversial takeover two years ago. In…

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Tullow oil transfers it’s managing director Jimmy Mugerwa on allegations of abuse of office.


By Seruga Titus Recently the President dismissed Tullow Oil’s managing director from a state house meeting after receiving credible intelligence information that the Oil Executive was heavily involved in dubious activities including money laundering, fraud and abuse of office call it corruption. Mr Mugerwa has been responsible for the delivery of Tullow’s Uganda work programme and the forthcoming Lake Albert Basin Development Plan together with the Government of Uganda and Tullow’s partners, CNOOC and Total,” a press statement from Tullow oil reads. He previously worked with Shell as Manager of…

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