Bukoola Chemical Industries Ltd partner with Anti-Counterfeit Network to fight against fake agro-chemicals

KAMPALA – Bukoola Chemical Industries Ltd, the largest agro-chemical distributing companies in Uganda in partnership with the Anti-Counterfeit Network yesterday  unveiled a campaign dubbed “Protect life…Twefeeko” aimed at creating awareness about fake agro-chemical inputs on the market to manage and guarantee quality of stock, food security and health of the people of Uganda. The Pesticide […]

Don jets in as Vision Group boss

President Yoweri Museveni’s Press Secretary Don Innocent Wanyama has been appointed the Managing Director/CEO of Vision Group. Mr Wanyama (bellow) replaces Robert Kabushenga, who had steered the country’s largest media house for over 15 years. The announcement was made by Vision Group Chairman, Mr Patrick Ayota. Kabushenga resigned from the being the Vision Group MD […]

KISORO: Two drown in Lake Kayumbu

Two people are reported to have drowned in Lake Kayumbu in Murora Sub County in Kisoro District last evening. Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate has confirmed the incident and identified the victims as Yumvirusaba Gasper aged 34 years and Niyigaba Richard aged 24 years all residents of Marengano village in Chibumba Parish in Murora […]

A Big smile as Bunyoro region farmers receive coffee seedlings

The Institute for Ecology and Natural Resources has sourced coffee seedlings to support farmers in Bunyoro region. With the aim to uplifting the house hold incomes of the farmers in Bunyoro and in line with Uganda’s Vision. 2040, the Institute for Ecology and Natural Resources Africa (INSENRA) has received a consignment of Elite Robusta coffee […]

Government fires 108 Chief Administrative Officers over audit queries

KAMPALA– The Permanent Secretary/ Secretary to the Treasury has declined to renew contracts of 108 Chief Administrative Officers for the Financial Year 2021-2022. In a letter dated 31st March, 2021 and signed off by Patrick Ocailap for the Permanent Secretary and addressed to the Speaker of Parliament, most of these CAO’s have pending queries with […]

Ex-South Sudan Archbishop Paulino Lukudu dies

The Archbishop Emeritus of Juba Paulino Lukudu Loro has died at the age of 81.A statement from the Catholic Archdiocese of Juba said he died at a hospital in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, yesterday morning. The late (in photo above) had reportedly developed some health complications, and his health deteriorated in the past few days.“His […]

Ethiopian Airlines pilot lands at wrong Zambia airport

An Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane flying from Addis Ababa into Zambia accidentally landed at an airport that is still under construction, a government official and the airline said Monday. The plane hit the tarmac on Sunday at the uncompleted airport in Zambia’s northern Copperbelt province, which is currently served by the Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International […]

Family, faithful eulogise Lwanga

The family of the late Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, the Archbishop of Kampala, and Christians yesterday paid a glowing tribute to a man they said was both the spiritual director and the head of the family, saying “his death has created a huge vacuum in the family” . Led by Lwanga’s younger sister Rose Lukwago, […]

NWSC embarks on Katosi water treatment plant system tests

The Government of Uganda through NWSC is putting final touches on a new water treatment plant in Katosi in Mukono district. Works on the 240million litres per day water production plant are near completion with 95% of project works completed. Eng. Alex Gisagara the NWSC Director Engineering Services said the new plant will serve over […]