why you should have A Good Time at Tuzza Hotel Bushenyi this festive season

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Tuzza Hotel  is a recently constructed hotel located in a serene environment, behind the State lodge sitting on the edge of Bushenyi Town in Uganda. The hotel boasts has  gardens and free wireless internet access all through its premises. It offers spacious and soundproofed rooms; all fitted with an en-suite bathroom and a flat-screen TV.  fitted  like your very own away from home, just a notch higher.          well situated cool breeze  lower gardens with clear view of sunset  Everything from the lighting to its finishing is…

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI PASSES OUT UPDF TANK CREWS

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The President of the Republic of Uganda and Commander-In-Chief of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), His Excellency Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has passed out UPDF troops who successfully completed Armoured Basic Crew Course at Armoured Warfare Training School (AWTS) in Mubende District. The President expressed satisfaction with the skills displayed by the trainees on target identification, acquisition and destruction. He thanked the instructors for a job well done and said that the remarkable performance by the trainees is a demonstration of their ability to efficiently exploit the acquired knowledge.…

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The unstated role of faith/religion in the political future of Uganda

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The writer: Ruhindayo Rumanda Michael is an International Relations Analyst. This micro-State conglomeration of tribes, chieftaincies and nation states was bound together by the whims of some adventurous ‘bazungu’ who combed this land 150 years ago, has been beleaguered by religious tensions from inception to date. Uganda’s political history has been aligned to faith and religion from the beginning. Is religion still relevant in chatting our political future? Right from the arrival of the first Muhammedians in the 1840s the King’s court was split in two. As some of the…

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UPDF INAUGURATES FORCE TO SECURE RWENZORI REGION

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Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces has inaugurated a mountain Division to reinforce security in the Rwenzori region. A fully fledged Division will have its headquarters at Muhooti Barracks, Kabarole District. The region has been under the threat of the Allied Democratic Force (ADF) now located in Eastern DRC The Chief of Defence Forces General David Muhoozi in his remarks said that there was an urgent need to create a mountain Division in order to have a specific force that focuses on issues regarding the Rwenzori region which is mountainous. The Division…

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TOURISM & YOUTH BOOSTED AS BOOKING.COM, MANGO TREE, EYE OPENER WORKS LAUNCH UKARIMU, AN OPEN SOURCE HOSPITALITY PROGRAM FOR UGANDA

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By Frank Twinomugisha, Booking.Com the World’s foremost leader in Tourism and Hospitality is in Uganda and has launched, UKARIMU, an ultra-modern Tourism and Hospitality program for Ugandan Youth and Tourism Ugandan Businesses. Jean Byamugisha, the Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA) “What a pleasure it is to be here this morning. Not only do I have the opportunity to launch our newest partnership in Uganda, the Ukarimu Academy for Tourism and Hospitality, but I get to do it here in one of the most beautiful regions of…

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Cannabis-based medicines: Two drugs approved for NHS

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Two cannabis-based medicines, used to treat epilepsy and multiple sclerosis, have been approved for use by the NHS in England. It follows new guidelines from the drugs advisory body NICE, which looked at products for several conditions. Charities have welcomed the move, although some campaigners who have been fighting for access to the drugs have said it does not go far enough. Both medicines were developed in the UK, where they are also grown. Doctors will be able to prescribe Epidyolex, for children with two types of severe epilepsy –…

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EAC Armed Forces urged to embrace cooperation

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The Minister of State for Defence and Veteran Affairs Hon Lt Col (Rtd) Dr. Bright Rwamirama last Friday 8th November  made remarks that the survival of the East African Community depends on cooperation, unity and purpose among East African brothers and sisters. UPDF Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi giving  remarks on the ceremony  He made the remarks while officiating at the opening ceremony of the 12th Edition of the East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces Command Post Exercise (CPX), code named Ushirikiano Imara 2019 at the Uganda Rapid…

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Chief Justice Swears-in New Members of Commissions

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The Chief Justice, Bart M. Katureebe, swore in four members last Friday to serve on different Commissions during a ceremony held at the Judiciary Headquarters in Kampala. The four included new Chairperson Education Service Commission (ESC) Rev Prof Samuel Abimerech Luboga, Vice Chairperson Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Cox Ojuko Joel, member of EOC Denise Tumusiime, and a member of Uganda Land Commission, Stella Achan. The Chief Justice congratulated the new members upon their appointments adding that he was glad that the Commissions are now fully constituted and that work can…

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Other Ministers Also Acquired In Namanve, Why Only Werikhe Being Mentioned?

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By Our Reporter Kampala, Uganda: Trade and Industry Minister, Hon, Kafabusa Werikhe has come out to clear his name regarding press reports that he encroached in National Forestry Authority (NFA ) Forest reserve land in Namanve. He said he acquired the once acre of land at the Kampala Business Industrial Park genuinely from the Uganda Land Commission. Daily Monitor on Thursday reported and named Micheal Kafabusa Werikhe among the top eight other government officials, and companies who encroached on the Namanve Central Forest Reserve land in Wakiso district. The minister’s…

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Presided over the pass out of 18 pilot cadets and 20 aeronautical graduates

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Presided over the pass out of 18 pilot cadets and 20 aeronautical graduates at the Gulu Airforce wing. in his words earlier today in Gulu Airforce wing he  congratulated and emphasized, I congratulate the graduates for successfully completing this course. The exceptional performance demonstrated here, with the fighter aircrafts, is very commendable. This training is vigorous and requires a lot of coordination because any mistake made can lead to a fatal accident. I reiterate what your commander said, always remain healthy and avoid leading reckless lives, but also urge you to…

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