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Museveni renews contracts for eight AIGPs

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has renewed contracts of eight Assistant Inspector General of Police -AIGPs. Among the eight AIGPs whose contracts have been renewed are three who were ordered by Inspector General of Police Okoth Ochola to handover their offices to their deputies after their …

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Wakiso district health team tracking COVID-19 suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Wakiso District Health Team is swiftly moving to contain the likely outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the district as confirmed cases in the country jumped to 33. Due to high concentrated population, Wakiso is earmarked as one of the areas at high risk …

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COVID-19: Full list of RDCS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni on Monday announced new lock-down measures that include a ban on private cars and boda bodas, to help halt the COVID-19 pandemic. With restricted movement allowed, and only outside the curfew time of 9pm to 5am, Resident District Commissioners (RDC) will …

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Entebbe International Airport shutdown to hit Airlines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Managers of different airlines say the temporary suspension of passenger flights in and out of Uganda will have drastic effects on their operations and revenues. They however welcome the move because they say it will safeguard people as governments and individuals set up measures …

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UBA to offer Uganda with US$150,000 as COVID-19 relief support

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Uganda government is set to receive US$150,000 from the pan-African lender, United Bank for Africa, as part of its efforts to stem the effects of the devastating coronavirus. The support is part of the US$14 million kitty that UBA has announced through its UBA Foundation to …

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Stanbic Bank Uganda profits hit record level

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Stanbic Bank Uganda registered a record 20% growth in net profit to Shs 259 bn last year compared with the 2018 citing increase in both interest and non-interest incomes. The bank also recorded a 20% year-on-year growth in revenues to exceed Shs 800 billion. …

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