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Africa:AfDB to Invest U.S.$12bn in Power Sector in Africa in 4 Years – Adesina

[Daily Trust] Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank would invest 12 billion dollars in the power sector in Africa in four years with the goal of

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South Africa:Treasury Responds to Ratings Announcement By Fitch

[Govt of SA] Fitch Ratings has affirmed South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘BB+’ and maintained the stable outlook.

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Pastor Wilson Bugembe Rallies Pastors For The Worship Night 2017

The wait has been long for the 2017’s’ ‘Worship Night’ organised by Pastor Wilson Bugembe of Light The World Church, Nansana and  the FOMO is on in the fans tomorrow, Friday  the 24th of November is the night that will see the event happen at Makerere University Sports Ground. The hype has been on with […]

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Artistes To Share Stage With Wizkid Revealed

Come December 2, Lugogo cricket oval will be the place to be as Nigerian Superstar Wizkid will be live on stage for his “Thursday Night with Wizkid” show. He will be performing his songs hit after hit to his fans but before he steps on stage, a few Ugandan artistes will warm the crowd up […]

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KIU Students Scoop 1M As They Win Inaugural Black Bell Beer Olympics

Kampala International University (KIU) shrugged off a late surge from Kyambogo University to emerge champions of the inaugural Black Bell Beer Olympics that concluded on Saturday November 18, 2017. Having earlier on humbled Makerere University (MUK) at their own turf, the Kansanga based boys were at it again; this time giving the Kyambogo team a […]

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PNG police start removing refugees from Australia camp

The shuttered Australian detention camp Sydney, Australia | AFP | Papua New Guinea police raided a shuttered Australian detention camp Thursday, removing dozens of refugees in an effort to end a stand-off that has drawn global attention to Canberra’s tough asylum-seeker policies. Hundreds of men sent to the remote camp on PNG’s Manus Island have refused […]

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MTN Innovation Award winners receive their cash prizes

Best Education Application team, Ronald Sebuhinja and Nakyejjwe Allen receive their cash prize from MTN CMO, Olivier Prentout The nine winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017 have today received their cash prizes from MTN Uganda. The nine winners picked their cash prizes totaling $27,000 (Ugx.97.2) during a handover ceremony and interaction with the MTN […]

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Plascon rewards winners in the “Paint and Win” promotion

By Our Reporter Plascon Uganda has rewarded lucky winners in the 5th draw of its ongoing “Paint and Win” promotion. The promotion, which is in its 6th edition, has so far seen customers walk away with different goodies including cars, scooters and an all-expense paid trip to England to watch Manchester United at Old Trafford among […]

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Photos: Comedian MC Mariachi introduced by lover

Wedding bells for stand-up comedian MC Mariachi! Mariachi has officially met his lover, Mirembe Lydia’s parents. This was during an introduction ceremony held at Mirembe’s parent’s home in Kiyunga, Kamuli District on Thursday. Mariachi was accompanied by several celebrities including fellow comedians and musicians who included Alex Muhangi, Madrat & Chiko, Cindy Sanyu and Patriko Mujuuka among others. […]

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Gen Muhoozi warns of complex set of security challenges in East Africa

Gen Muhoozi signs on agreements from today’s session. COURTESY PHOTO Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | UPDF Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Gen David Muhoozi has stressed the importance of military cooperation in East Africa as the region still faces a complex set of peace and security challenges despite the mitigating mechanism put in place.  “You all know that […]

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