• Kiwanuka wants a special audit into affairs of NSSF

    The Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development Maria Kiwanuka has asked the auditor General to conduct a special audit into the affairs of NSSF saying the findings will be crucial in guiding new management. Kiwanuka tells the committee of parliament probing the state of affairs at NSSF and the

  • NRM dragged to court over a 5 billion loan

    The NRM party is dragged to the Commercial Court for failure to clear an outstanding debt of 5.4 billion shs it borrowed from an Indian national Patel Arvind to update- its register for the 2011 General elections. Documents before court indicate that in July 2010, NRM, through two of its

  • Housing finance bank speaks out on EUTAW deal

    Housing Finance Bank, the bank accused of issuing a performance guarantee and an advance payment guarantee in favor of EUTAW Construction Company Inc.-the company currently under spotlight on allegations of dubiously acquiring the contract for the Upgrading of Mukono-Kyetume-katosi-Nyenga road refutes as baseless allegations that it issued the back-up guarantee

  • M7 joins other AU leaders for security meeting

    President Yoweri Museveni joins other heads of state for the African Union Peace and security meeting on terrorism in the Kenya Capital Nairobi. The meeting is expected to review the situation and the ongoing AU efforts to combat terrorism in Africa within the framework of the AU operational instruments including

  • Pentecostal University Vice chancellor dragged to court

    Staff of Uganda Pentecostal University in Fort Portal petition high court demanding that the university Vice Chancellor Prof. John Ntambirweki resigns on grounds of mismanagement and poor administration. Appearing before Fort Portal High court, the complainants also accuse Prof.Ntambirweki of threatening to sack some of the staff members who pinned

  • Opposition against tax on agric inputs gains momentum

    The opposition in parliament warns Government about an impending danger if it does not drop its plans to tax inputs in the Agriculture sector The proposal announced in the National Budget has been opposed by many farmers including those who recently petitioned parliament under the hospice of the Civil Society