May 7, 2024

China’s Benton Technologies commits Shs100bn for school laptop assembly plant

Benton Technologies Company, one of Shenzhen’s leading manufacturers of laptop computers, tablets, desktops, and makers of educational software will be investing $30m (Shs113 billion) in an assembly and production plant of one million laptops and tablets for Uganda’s primary and secondary schools. The company officials led by Mr Li Kaifu and Mr Victor Zhang on …

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Gen Muhoozi meets DRC counterpart, hails Operation Shujaa success

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, convened with his counterpart from DR Congo, Gen Christian Tshiwewe Songesha. The meeting, in the town of Kasindi in eastern DR Congo, saw the attendance of other high-ranking UPDF officials, including the Commander Land Forces Lt Ge. Kayanja Muhanga and Operation Shujaa Commander Maj Gen Dick …

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Kigezi Youth Urged to Shine Brightly as Leaders

The Diocese of Kigezi in Uganda recently concluded a four-day Youth and Students Convention, with a powerful message ringing out to its over 4,000 young attendees. Bishop Gaddie Akanjuna, leader of the Diocese, challenged the youth to embody the biblical concept of being “salt and light” for their communities. A Call to Action and Transformation: …

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Manifesto week: Gov’t to update Ugandans on service delivery progress

The Office of the President through the Manifesto Implementation Unit is set to update Ugandans on the progress of implementation of the NRM manifesto  for 2021-26. This was revealed by Willis Bashaasha, the MIU director. According to Bashaasha, these updates will be done during the manifesto week, which will commence on May 14, 2024. The …

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NCBA Bank , NFA partner to plant 20,000 trees

NCBA Bank Uganda has marked a significant milestone in its journey towards environmental sustainability through a new partnership with the National Forestry Authority (NFA) aimed at planting 20,000 trees in 2024 equivalent to 30 hectares. The trees will be planted at Jubiya Forest Reserve in Masaka, as part of the bank’s “Change the story” initiative, …

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Liberty Insurance, South African High Commission in Uganda strengthen ties

Liberty Insurance Uganda has hosted the  South African High Commissioner to Uganda, Lulama Xingwana in a move aimed at strengthening ties. During the visit,  the South African commissioner engaged with the insurance company’s employees, fostering a spirit of good will and collaboration between the two. The Liberty Assurance CEO, Mohammad Danish  unveiled the company’s annual …

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70 Arrested in Major Crackdown on Kira, Namugongo Criminals

Police have successfully apprehended 70 suspects in a coordinated operation targeting criminal activity along the northern bypass and surrounding areas within Kiira Road and Namugongo Police Divisions. This decisive action comes in response to a recent rise in incidents involving paver and stone-throwing. The operation involved collaboration between various law enforcement agencies and local authorities, …

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Rising Lake Victoria waters submerge Masese Landing Site

DISASTER | The increasing water levels in Lake Victoria have displaced a number people at Masese Landing Site in Jinja City. Many houses and kiosks which served as shops have been submerged forcing owners to flee. There is fear of tough times ahead among members of the community. “We last registered this kind of rise in …

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