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Kanyamunyu back to Luzira, girlfriend and brother given bail

High Court has granted bail to Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari, but denied bail to her boyfriend Mathew Kanyamunyu in the ‘Lugogo Murder’ case. Justice Yasin Nyanzi ordered the sureties to pay sh50m not cash, while Joseph and Munwangari were ordered to pay sh5m cash before being released. The Kanyamunyu family were also …

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URA, UBA launches new online payment solution

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and United Bank of Africa (UBA) have launched tax payments through online and point of sale –POS (card swiping) methods, powered by VISA and MasterCard. Speaking at the launch of the service at URA’s headquarters in Nakawa on Tuesday March 28, URA’s Commissioner General Doris Akol …

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State asks pension scum convicts to first pay sh15 billion before bail

Court of Appeal’s Justice Steven Kavuma on Monday sent back three jailed former officials of Ministry of Public Service to Luzira prison until they will be alerted that their ruling on bail is ready. Former Permanent Secretary Jimmy Lwamafa, together with Principal Accountant Christopher Obey and Commissioner Compensation Stephen Kiwanuka Kunsa Monday appeared …

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Uganda urged to use ICT in promoting agriculture

  Government has been called upon to formulate a national E-agriculture policy to regulate the emerging industry and to promote speedy and wider adoption of the use of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in agriculture. According to Fhiwa Ndou, the Head of User Acquisition at We Farm, a free peer-to-peer service …

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70 Bukasa-Kirinya claimants verified by court

About 70 residents of Bukasa-Kirinya in Wakiso District have been verified by the High Court in Kampala following a  land compensation verification exercise that was ordered by Justice  Magret Oguli-Oumo, last friday. The exercise aimed at helping court deal with a sizeable number of people  who have  valid claims against the …

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World Bank boss visits Rwanda

US$57 billion financing for sub-Saharan Africa promises to boost business Doing business in Rwanda is expected to improve with the visit of World Bank’s President Jim Yong Kim. Kim arrived in Kigali on March 21 for a two-day visit and held discussions with President Paul Kagame and the private sector …

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RWANDA: Kagame meets President Xi

Two leaders agree industrial cooperation By Independent Team & Agencies President Paul Kagame wants Chinese companies to collaborate with their Rwandan counterparts to build industries in Rwanda. The President expressed the wish at a recent meeting with the Chinese leader, President Xi Jiping, when he visited Beijing. Kagame encouraged Chinese …

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MUSEVENI: Refugees not the problem, wrong ideology is

Refugees not the problem, wrong ideology is – Museveni tells summit on Somalia President Yoweri Museveni in one of his most radically candid addresses on refugees has told a special IGAD summit on Somalia at the weekend that refugees are not the problem but the wrong ideology of sectarianism where …

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