Fresh queries over Shs68 billion voting devices

Imagine you are a concert or football match ticket holder. At the gate, your ticket is scanned on a machine reader to confirm its authenticity for you to access the venue. The Biometric Voter Verific...

Stolen govt drugs recovered in private hospital

Police in Tororo District have recovered government branded drugs and testing kits in one of the private hospitals in the district. The police spokesperson for Bukedi region, Mr Michael Odongo, said ...

U.S. concerned about electoral climate in Uganda

The United States said on Friday it was concerned that the electoral environment in Uganda was deteriorating in the run-up to elections next month. “Numerous reports of the police using excessi...

Good leaders don’t bribe voters – Ntagali

Budaka- Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali has told citizens aspiring for political office in the forthcoming general election to desist from bribery, saying good leaders are elected on meri...

War debt claimants told to account for Shs7b

Gulu. Government has asked the executive members of Acholi War Debt Claimants Association to account for Shs7.1 billion advanced to them between 2006 and 2011 as compensation for property lost during...

MTN fined Shs 2.3bn for sabotaging competition

The Commercial court has ordered telecom giant MTN Uganda to pay a sum of Shs 2.3bn (about $662,000) in damages to EzeeMoney Limited for sabotaging its business. Justice Henry Peter Adonyo on Novembe...

Government oil account has Shs119b

Kampala. Uganda’s account meant to hold oil money, The Petroleum Fund, is currently holding $36m (Shs119b), Bank of Uganda (BoU) 2014/15 Annual Report shows. According to the report, government holds...

UNRA official quizzed over Shs1b on personal account

A Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) official was last Friday quizzed over billions of shillings on his personal account, yet his official salary was only Shs5m a month. Mr Asaph Abenaitwe, the U...