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Pastor Bugingo at crossroads after NCHE “nullifies” his degree

House of Prayer Ministries senior pastor Aloysius Bugingo and fellow graduates from Kayiwa International University have been left at crossroads after the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) declared their degrees “illegal”. The Kayiwa University held a graduation on Friday, where Bugingo graduated with a Bachelors of Theology and Integrated Studies. Several other graduates where […]

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Soroti Bishop Tukei sentenced over theft

The High Court in Soroti has sentenced Bishop Israel Tukei formerly of Lifeline Ministries to a fine of 2 million Shillings or imprisonment for one year. According to L’Oyet Media reports, the sentence was delivered by the Soroti Senior Resident Judge, Henry Peter Adonyo on Friday. The sentence comes a week after Court found the […]

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Has Entebbe Airport been surrendered to China, renamed HUEN?

Social media has been awash with reports that Uganda’s Entebbe International Airport has been renamed HUEN. When you google ‘HUEN airport’ , the first-hand result you get is Entebbe International Airport. This has prompted some citizens to claim that the country’s only Airport has been sold to China. HUEN sounds more of a Chinese word. […]

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Scientists warn of a long-term negative effects of micro plastics in soils

Environmental contamination by micro plastics is now considered an emerging threat to biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and soil ecosystems. Micro plastics are a diverse group of polymer-based particles that have become iconic symbols of anthropogenic waste and environmental pollution, according to scientists. Plastics are produced, used, and disposed of in terrestrial or continental systems where they […]

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Lack Of Garbage Trucks Delay Trash Bins Distribution in Gulu

Gulu City poor garbage management wars are not about to end after failing to put to use the 36 newly acquired trash bins due to inadequate garbage trucks. Gulu City received the trash bins from KFW, a German organization, working in Gulu, about three months ago, to improve on the hygiene of the City. However, […]

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Business lessons from the rise and ‘crash’ of Gaagaa bus service

It is often said that business is a marathon, not a sprint. I was telling a friend about Gaagaa buses. How they entered the transport business in West Nile with one of the best bus services ever witnessed in the sector. I still recall the Gaagaa experience. The buses were always new. The uniform of […]

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Akon explains his futuristic city and how it will benefit Ugandans

Renowned Senegalese-American musician, investor, and philanthropist Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, popularly known as Akon has said the futuristic Akon city that he intends to construct in Uganda will greatly benefit citizens. The singer who is on a four-day visit to Uganda on Monday confirmed that he will set up an Akon city like one planned […]

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Dear Kadaga, Museveni is not Obote, who was a ‘hostage’ president

Kadaga seems to be under the impression that Museveni is a hostage president like Obote was We once asked in an article for the New Vision, ‘Has president Museveni tamed the ungovernable Ugandans or Ugandans have tamed him?’, 25th January 2015.https://www.newvision.co.ug/news/664036-has-museveni-tamed-the-ungovernable-ugandans-or-ugandans-have-tamed-museveni.html As if to validate our point, Museveni recently wrote on his twitter feed that, ‘ruling […]