Archbishop Lwanga Attacks Media Over Pope’s Visit

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Archbishop Cyprian Lwanga Presiding Over A Church Mass At The Mapeera Day Celebrations In Entebbe By PEACOCK KAWEESA The archbishop of Kampala archdiocese, Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga is bitter with the media over putting word into his mouth. The archbishop over the weekend  bashed the  media allegations  of  begging government  shs9bn to host the Pope Francis in  Uganda. The archbishop while presiding over a church mass at the  Mapeera memorial church, Cyprian denied media reports  of  begging  government for financial support to host the  second coming  of  Pope Francis to…

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Court Adjourns Hearing Of Sudhir, Sebalu And Lule Case

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The Commercial Court hearing of a case in which Crane Management Services (CMS), sued Sebalu & Lule Advocates over conflict of interest, has today stalled following the presiding judge, Justice David Wangutusi Wasieba “being unwell.” According to the court registry, the trial judge is sick and unable to preside over the hearing of this case. The ‘conflict of interest’ case  has been pushed to March 1, 2019. Last December, Dr Ruparelia, the proprietor of Crane Management Services, filed a lawsuit in the Commercial Court saying that Sebalu and Lule Advocates were unfit to represent Bank of Uganda…

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Museveni Must Sack Incompetent Mutebile, Kasekende, Kasaija, Citizen Says

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Dr. Paul Bamutaze, the Head of Business Development at Dei Technologies President Yoweri Museveni must sack Bank of Uganda governors, Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, Louis Kasekende and the finance minister Matia Kasaija because they are incompente, a petition by a concerned citizen, Dr Paul Bamutaze was been received by State House Anti-Corruption Unit on February 19 Dr Paul Bamutaze, reveals that he is concerned by the ongoing mismanagement of the affairs of the central bank and the illegal sale of properties of several banks such as Crane Bank, Global Trust Bank and National Bank of Commerce among…

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Uganda Airlines’ First plane arrives next month.

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By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura. Uganda Airlines expects to receive  first of four bombardier CRJ-900 (CRJ9) planes from Montreal, Canada. the first aircraft in the country this coming month. According to Monica Azuba Ntege, Minister for works and Transport, the pilots of the Bombardier CRJ-900 jet were sent to Canada for training. She said they are supposed to meet with the manufacturer to clear a few issues and set the date when the first jet will be delivered. The Bombardier CRJ-900 hit the skies for the first test flight at Montreal…

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Premier Recruitment Sends Housemaids To South Arabia

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Forty five females have this week left the country to start working in South Arabia city of Jeddah courtesy of labour recruiting agency, Premier Recruitment, a subsidiary of Ruparelia Group. “This is our first departure and is the first of many, many more to come. We are very proud of this moment and wish all 8 ladies the best of luck in this new chapter of their lives,” Premier Recruitment said in a statement. In November last year, Rajiv Ruparelia, managing director of Ruparelia Group, announced that Premier Recruitment had entered into the labor export industry…

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Uganda Tourism Board Signs 3 years Partnership Deal with Golfers

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Out going Uganda Tourism Board CEO Stephen Asiimwe(C) Addressing Media At The Kitante Golf Club  By PEACOCK KAWEESA The Uganda Tourism Board and Uganda Golf Union have signed a 3yrs partnership deal to promote Golf tourism in the country. This comes  ahead of the Uganda Golf Open championships  set  for  later this year. The tourism board CEO  Stephen Asiimwe  and  golf union president  Innocent Kihika  signed the deal and memorandum of understanding  on Monday at the Uganda golf Club , Kitante.   The partnership  will see  both institutions work  together to…

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Self – styled Criminal Gang operating in Hoima District Dismantled

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The Police and Sister Security Agencies in Hoima dismantled a self – styled criminal gang operating in Kyabisagazi II village, Kigorobya Sub County, in Hoima district, and arrested 78 suspects; on the 13th February, 2019, they were worked on with aniron hand and were recklessly using their weapons of bows and arrows to promote acts of lawlessness in the area. The criminal gang which comprises of youth and illegal migrants of Congolese origin (Alur, Kebu and Lendu), consolidated false control over the entire neighborhood grabbing land, robbing road users, intimidating…

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Makerere University Spends More on litigation Than research

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By Nicholas Shawn Mugarura Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe while he was applying for the position of vice Chancellor of Makerere University, he promised a research-focused and financially independent institution. But that promise is now stuck. According to a confidential dossier with Parliament’s committee on Education and sports, Makerere University’s litigation and legal settlements expenditure stands at Ush 5 billion. Dr Deus Kamunyu, chairperson of the Makerere University Academic staff Association, who is now on suspension, says the institution spends Ush 650 million on research. The dossier to parliament however puts the…

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Proposed Development Bill to regulate Industrial sector

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By Kitts D.Mabonga The government is determined to ensure that the industrial sector regulatory framework is strengthened to help bring about effective competition among the players. The ministry of trade industry and cooperatives has undertaken the challenge of enacting the necessary policy legislation to effectively promote the industrial sector in the country. The state minister for Cooperatives GumeNgobi Frederick told xpresstimes recently that they have developed various legislations for strengthening the regulatory framework and promotion of the industrial sector and key among them is the industrial development bill. Gume observed…

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SHOCKER: No Records for 4Bn BoU Gave MMAKS Advocates

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Members of Parliament were stunned on Tuesday when MMAKS Advocates failed to produce a single document from a transaction of staggering Shs 4bn they received from Bank of Uganda during the sale of Crane Bank. MMAKS Advocates boss, Timothy Masembe Kanyerezi interfaced with Members of Parliament from the committee on Commission, Statutory Authority and State Enterprises, who are investigating the sale of defunct commercial banks. Scheduled to appear in the morning at 10am in the morning, Masembe instead reported to Parliament in the afternoon, and more so, without the required…

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