Man Who Allegedly Impersonated Police Chief’s Son Arrested

[Monitor] Police have arrested a man who allegedly obtained money from police officers to help them get promotions and juicy deployments, on pretence that he was a son of the Inspector General of Police, Martins Okoth Ochola.

[Monitor] Police have arrested a man who allegedly obtained money from police officers to help them get promotions and juicy deployments, on pretence that he was a son of the Inspector General of Police, Martins Okoth Ochola.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Let the Games Begin…

[Monitor] Kampala -David Ssemuju will be the first Ugandan boxer to enter the ring in Gold Coast on day one of the Commonwealth Games. But he has more to worry about himself than about his English opponent Luke McCormack.

[Monitor] Kampala -David Ssemuju will be the first Ugandan boxer to enter the ring in Gold Coast on day one of the Commonwealth Games. But he has more to worry about himself than about his English opponent Luke McCormack.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New Rules of Engagement On Lake Victoria Over Fish Stocks

[Monitor] Last week, President Museveni with much fanfare, visited Kyamuswa County in Kalangala District to mark the climax of the ‘Ban illegal fishing’ or ‘envuba embi’ in Lake Victoria, whose fishing stocks have been depleted.

[Monitor] Last week, President Museveni with much fanfare, visited Kyamuswa County in Kalangala District to mark the climax of the ‘Ban illegal fishing’ or ‘envuba embi’ in Lake Victoria, whose fishing stocks have been depleted.

Harambee Starlets Face Crested Cranes in Awcon Qualifier

[Nation] Harambee Starlets begin their campaign to qualify for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations against neighbours Uganda’s Crested Cranes in their first round first leg play-off match slated for Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Wednesday.

[Nation] Harambee Starlets begin their campaign to qualify for the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations against neighbours Uganda's Crested Cranes in their first round first leg play-off match slated for Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Social Media Taxation Aimed At Promoting Local Content – Tumwebaze

[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni’s proposed taxation of use of social is purposely to curtail consumption of foreign content and use of foreign mobile applications according to minister of Information Communication and National Guidance, Frank Tumw…

[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni's proposed taxation of use of social is purposely to curtail consumption of foreign content and use of foreign mobile applications according to minister of Information Communication and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kampala Accountant Kidnapped By Armed Men – Again

[Monitor] Kampala -Gerald Yashaba, an accountant with Lamba Enterprise Ltd was last evening kidnapped again from Best Price Supermarket in Namuwongo by five armed men traveling in a blue double cabin pick-up.

[Monitor] Kampala -Gerald Yashaba, an accountant with Lamba Enterprise Ltd was last evening kidnapped again from Best Price Supermarket in Namuwongo by five armed men traveling in a blue double cabin pick-up.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Data Costs to Drop – ICT Minister

[Monitor] Kampala -In the next three months, the Cabinet would have approved a policy that will ultimately slash the cost of data to unimaginable levels, the ICT minister, Mr Frank Tumwebaze, has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -In the next three months, the Cabinet would have approved a policy that will ultimately slash the cost of data to unimaginable levels, the ICT minister, Mr Frank Tumwebaze, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Whatsapp With Taxing Facebook but Not Boda Bodas?

[Monitor] We learnt recently that President Museveni has been haranguing the Ministry of Finance and Uganda Revenue Authority to collect more tax. Apart from closing loopholes in rental property tax, the President now proposes some form of tax to be im…

[Monitor] We learnt recently that President Museveni has been haranguing the Ministry of Finance and Uganda Revenue Authority to collect more tax. Apart from closing loopholes in rental property tax, the President now proposes some form of tax to be imposed on social media usage. Mr Desperate Times, Ms Desperate Measures is on the phone for you.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bishop Attacker Remanded to Luzira Prison

[Monitor] Kampala -A stick-wielding man who was arrested after attempting to attack Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira at the altar during Easter prayers has been remanded to Luzira Prison.

[Monitor] Kampala -A stick-wielding man who was arrested after attempting to attack Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira at the altar during Easter prayers has been remanded to Luzira Prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda