Business National

Balya Mall Mbarara reopened as tycoon Balya,Orient Bank resolve sh9 billion loan issue

Famous businessman in the city of Mbarara and western at large, Apollo Muhumuza Balya of Balya stint hardware has today Wednesday, August 26, 2020 re-opened his Balya Mall at Amahembe g’Ente roundabout on Mbarara-Masaka road. The mortgaged mall has been reopened after 5 days of closure since Orient Bank announced that it had taken it […]

Business National

Balya mall Mbarara taken over by Orient Bank,to be sold over shs9 billion loan

Western Uganda’s famous businessman Apollo Balya’s Balya Mall which houses Balya stint hardware and other businesses in Mbarara city was today morning sealed-off by court brokers in preparation to sell it off after the businessman delayed to pay shs9 billion Orient Bank loan. In a statement from KT Advocates titled “legal brief on Orient Bank […]

Business Education National

Drip irrigation boosts hot pepper growing in Buikwe

By Wilson Manishimwe With about six tons of hot pepper exports to the United Kingdom realized in Buikwe early this year, hot pepper export is taking shape in Bukiwe district, boosted by the drip irrigation technology. The pepper growing is taking place at Lake Victoria Farms in Lugoba Parish, SSI Parish, Buikwe South County […]

Business Crime

Four injured in Kabale accident

By Richard Akandwanaho Police in Kabale is investigating circumstances under which a motor vehicle veered off the road, overturned and injured the occupants. It’s alleged that motor vehicle registration number UAU957A canter blue in color driven by one only known as Kato on the 26/07/2020 at around 01:00 hours at night, on its way […]

Business Politics

Slum Dwellers Commission Sanitation Project in Kabale Municipality

By Richard Akandwanaho The National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda Kabale region has today officially commissioned Kigongi Bataka Community led water, sanitation and community hall project. The project is an initiative of Kigongi Bataka Tuyambane Group, a slum dwellers saving group that started in 2012 with the intention to agitate for better living standards […]

Business Politics

NSSF Savers Forum Members Threaten to Demonstrate

By Richard Akandwanaho Members of NSSF Savers Forum Uganda have threatened to hold a peaceful demonstration on Monday over what they described as continued deliberate government’s refusal to allow them to access part of their NSSF savings for survival during this COVID 19 pandemic.NSSF Savers Forum Uganda is a union that brings together all […]

Business East Africa Education

ROKO Construction Ltd Given One Week Ultimatum to Complete Mbarara Market

By Aaron Ainomugisha Mbarara Minister Magyezi gives ROKO construction Ltd one week to complete Mbarara Central Market. Local Government Minister, Raphael Magyezi has given ROKO construction Ltd one week to have finished construction of Mbarara central market. The construction of the central market that started in February 2018 was supposed to be completed in February […]

Business East Africa National Security

UPDF Mourns Brigadier Jackson Bell Tushabe

By APN Reporter Kampala The Uganda People’s defense forces are mourning the death of Brig Gen (rtd) Jackson Bell Tushabe who passed on at Nakasero Hospital this morning. UPDF Deputy spokesperson Major Deo Akiiki has described the deceased as a hero and compatriot.    “It is yet another moment of grief in the UPDF Family. […]

Business Education Security

Exodus SACCO Refutes Reports on Banning Acquisition of Loans

By APN Reporter Kampala The management of  Exodus Sacco  has refuted reports that the Police SACCO Management extended a ban on loan acquisition.  Police management led by the SACCO chairperson, Wilson Omoding say that the reports are false, malicious and misleading.   According to the SACCO Management . There is no ban on loan acquisition […]