A growing number of Ugandans are succumbing to health complications arising not from bacterial or viral attacks but by lifestyles. With junk food, motorized transportation and no exercise becoming a norm in the land, every other day, more cases of Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) such as cancer, hypertension, diabetes and obesity are registered among Ugandans of all age groups, with over 40% of the recorded deaths in the country resulting from such NCDs Read More
Uganda's most influential monarch, the 36th Kabaka of Buganda and unifier of the 52 clans spread over 18 counties, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi this week celebrated 25 years of his reign which began on the 31st of July 1993. His coronation came after a long power vacuum created after his predecessor and late father Ssekabaka Edward Muteesa 2's reign had been prematurely brought to an end by the then dictatorial regime. Kabaka Mutebi became the first king in the world to successfully reestablish a once abolished kingdom.
Thousands of kingdom faithfuls flocked Lubiri-Mengo, to Read More
Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi made the long awaited two day state visit to Uganda, the first in 21 years by an Indian Prime Minister. Hosted first at State House Entebbe for bilateral talks with President Yoweri Museveni, Modi together with his Ugandan counterpart signed multiple MOUs on Defence Cooperation, Visa exemption for Diplomats and holders of official passports, Cultural Exchange Program and on a Material Testing Laboratory. He later headed to Kololo Independence grounds to address a mammoth crowd of eagerly waiting members of the Indian community living in Uganda as Read More
After a seventeen year absence from the skies, Uganda Airline's return has taken the entire country by storm with aviation experts active and retired tasked by the media with explaining the nitty gritty of the matter. With government wasting no time in procuring two Airbus A330-800 Neos worth USD 586 million and an order placed with Canada's Bombardier for four CRJet 900 series jetliners, a big statement has been made with this giant stride preceeding the groundwork that is in its preliminary stages.
Uganda Airlines Chief Executive Officer, Ephraim Bagenda made this announcement at Read More
Take a walk through the streets in all towns in the country and one wave is sweeping the teens, youths and an ever growing section of senior citizens-SOCIAL MEDIA. And for those that have somehow managed to survive this wave, there has been no shield from the Mobile Money wave that even those in the most rural settings and anyone still using the not so fancy cellphone have embraced. With the social media addiction and inevitable use of mobile transactions, it was only a matter of time before these became viable revenue sources for the taxman.
With an ever expanding economy and an Read More