175 Ugandans repatriated from Saudi Arabia

A group of 175 Ugandans was on Wednesday seen off by Uganda’s acting head of mission in the country Nurh Byarufu as they left King Khalid International Airport. They arrived at Entebbe International Airport Wednesday evening aboard Fly Dubai Airlines, charter flight No. FZ4844. It is the first group of stranded Ugandans in the Kingdom […]

Old Taxi Park rehabilitation works set to beautify Kampala City

Construction works being undertaken at the Old Taxi Park by Stirling Civil Engineering Ltd and Kiru General Services Ltd in a photo above The ongoing rehabilitation of the Old Taxi Park rehabilitation is set to beautify Kampala City by feeding in the recently completed non- motorised transport corridor along Namirembe Road and Luwumu Street. The […]

Kisoro risks being put under total lockdown – DISO

Vendors in Kisoro town market in photo above Kisoro district is at risk of being put under total lockdown due to continuous disobeying of presidential guidelines on coronavirus prevention by residents. The district tucked in south western Uganda and which borders with both the DR. Congo and Rwanda is at risk, according to local officials. […]

KCCA rehabilitation works on Old Taxi Park in good progress

The aerial view of Kampala city and old taxi park file photo. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has said that the ongoing rehabilitation of Old Taxi Park is in good progress. The works started early last month. In a statement, KCCA said that the refurbishment, which will last three months, will see the current ground […]

NWSC to test Katosi water project in December 2020

MD NWSC Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha leads a team of experts while inspecting Katosi water project in photo above The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is planning to test-pumping for Katosi water project in in December 2020 ahead of opening early next year. The ongoing Katosi water project has the capacity to supply 240 […]

DTB (Diamond Trust Bank) bank to close two branches in Kampala

DTB’s bank boss ,Vargahese Thambi in photograph above. DTB Bank is set to close to branches in Kampala. The affected branches are; Natete and Owino which will be merged with two other branches effective 1st June 2020. Natete will be merged with Ndeeba( at Ndeeba) and Owino with Nakivubo(at Nakivubo branch) according to a statement […]

Three top URA Commissioners pushed out

Kateshumbwa in photo above. Three top Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioners whom you could call ‘top guns’ have thrown in a towel and resigned from their jobs. But observers and insiders think they have been pushed out. The three are; Dickson Kateshumbwa, the Commissioner Domestic Taxes, Henry Saka, Commissioner Tax Investigations and Silaj Kanyesigye Assistant Commissioner […]

Tycoon Cephas buys Kabale Municipal yard at sh500M

A section of Kabale Municipality dwellers are un happy with the sale of Kabale Municipal yard to businessman Birungi Cephas Kagyenda. The sale which took place recently was confirmed by the buyer a young tycoon Cephas who told the Eastafricanwatch.net an online newspaper that he bought the facility at sh500 million. “I did not pay […]

A list of some of the Investors and institutions that have donated to fight Covid: 19 in Uganda

Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng (second right) with Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwine (right) receiving anti-Covid-19 donations from Investors. Dozens of investors, other private sector players, institutions and individuals have risen to President Yoweri Museveni’s donation call to contribute towards the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Below are some of the donations: Tian Tang […]

Uganda’s Kiira Vehicle Plant starts to produce buses

  Although in a lockdown, the recently un veiled buses produced by The Kiira Vehicle Plant has excited greater Kampala people. The buses that have been splashed in the media have caused excitement and most likely will replace commuter taxis soon in the greater Kampala. Kiira Motors Corporation and National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) signed a […]