President Museveni, H.H Aga Khan due for the groundbreaking ceremony of Aga Khan University Hospital

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  The President who  was yesterday speaking at a meeting he held with the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network and a senior executive team from the Aga Khan University Mr. Firoz Rasul at State House Entebbe confirmed that he is ready for the ground breaking ceremony for the Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala   The plan and the module of the Hospital structure.  In December 2015, President Museveni and His Highness the Aga Khan laid a brick at the Nakawa site to symbolize the foundation stone-laying…

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Five New oil Blocks up for grabs

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Five new blocks have been put up for the second licensing round in the Albertine Graben. The announcement of the new five blocks was made by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Eng. Irene Muloni. This was during the 9th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (EAPCE) at Pride Inn, Mombasa, Kenya. The minister said they were expecting many potential exploration companies for the blocks given that the current price of crude oil was high and very attractive for investment. She added the cost of finding oil in Uganda has…

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President Museveni to grace International Infrastructure Conference in Kampala.


President Museveni is expected to grace the 26th FIDIC-GAMA 2019 International Infrastructure Conference in Kampala. The conference, organized by the Uganda Association of Consulting Engineers (UACE) in collaboration with the Ministry of Works and Transport, will be held at the Kampala Serena Hotel from May 12th to 14th 2019.  UACE was in 1993 recognised by the Government of Uganda as the representative of the global International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) in Uganda. Group of Africa Member Associations (GAMA), the FIDIC Africa Chapter organizes annual international conferences on rotational basis…

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Police officer Josephine Lalam wins gold

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Police Constable Josephine Lalam last weekend covered a distance of 49.72 meters in the Africa youth championship athletics in Ivory Coast. The tournament that has been ongoing since 16th to 20th April also saw Uganda scoop a silver medal in the 10.000 meters men. Kibeti Samuel won silver while Chelengat Sara brought home a bronze in the 5000 meters (women). AIGP Andrew Sorowen has expressed his happiness about the performance of the force and pledged to continue molding young talent. He has also said that the force’s doors are open…

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Ruparelia Foundation Offering 1, 100 Scholarships At Victoria University


The Ruparelia Foundation will in the 2019/2020 Academic year offer 1,100 scholarships to students joining Victoria University Kampala. In a letter to the Ministry of State for Youth and Children Affairs, copied to Victoria University Council, Vice-Chancellor, Students’ Guild President and Admission office, the Ruparelia foundation will offer all qualified youths joining universities a special package of scholarship under the “Rajiv Ruparelia Youth Scholarship.” The scholarships are to cater to the students who are offering the following courses; Faculty of Health Sciences (200 scholarships), Faculty of Business Management (150), Faculty…

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Through Ruparelia Foundation Fresh Kid offered Scholarship.


Rajiv Ruparelia, the son of property mogul Sudhir Ruperalia, through Ruperelia Foundation, has offered seven-year-old rapper Patrick Ssenyojo aka Fresh Kid a full scholarship to study at Kampala Parents School. In a Facebook post, Rajiv says he was moved by Fresh Kid’s ambition given his age. He stated that he hopes the scholarship will enable him become an influential person to the young generation. “I met Fresh Kid today and I’m moved by his ambition given his age. Through Ruperelia Foundation, we are offering him a full scholarship to study…

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Mulyagonja should be fired from her IGG Job, Whistle Blower Tells State House’s Nakalema


         The no nonsense  Lt. Col.  Nakalema The Inspectorate of Government (IG) is supposed to fight corruption and mismanagement of public office but it looks like the same vices are growing fat in ombudsman’s office. For that matter a whistle blower wants Justice Irene Mulyagonja, the Inspector General of Government, to resign or be fired by the appointing authority, President Yoweri Museveni. The whistle blower in a 20th March letter wrote to the State House based anti-corruption office asking its head Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema to use…

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President commends UPDF’s Masaka Armoured Brigade for making de-iodized water, soap


President Yoweri Museveni has commended Officers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Masaka-based Armoured Brigade for their initiative that has led to the manufacturing of de-iodized water and liquid soap that will be used for cleaning their military hardware. “I am very glad that you people have started making de-iodized water and liquid soap. This is very good but you should beef up your team with chemists as the items you are handling are explosive” he counseled. The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed Forces, was yesterday visiting…

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A Ugandan uber driver who was arraigned in court in Boston after being accused of raping a passenger is not subject to removal from USA . us immigration and customs enforcement confirmed. The ICE had placed the detainer daudah mayanja 37 a Ugandan citizen now staying in dominatly black area in Waltham Massachusetts. According to ICE official he told CNN that mayanja was found not subject to removal at this time but authorities will follow up the investigations and criminal proceedings. Mayanja’s troubles started at about 1:45am when Massachusetts state…

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Jumia Uganda Launches 2019 Mobile Report Week and Mobile Week


Jumia Uganda head of growth during press conference at  Urban City By Blue Hotel in Kampala Jumia Uganda Tuesday launched a two week marketing campaign that will see its users get a variety of goods and products and discounted prices. The Jumia Mobile Week was launched at Urban City By Blue Hotel in Kampala. Unlike other year, Jumia users will be able to buy insurance cover using the online platform. Jumia said they are working with Liberty Assurance to enable Ugandans buy insurance digitally. Ron Kawamara, CEO Jumia Uganda, also…

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