The former chairman of Uganda Taxi Owners and Driver’s Association (UTODA) is dead.
"Hajji Katongole has been in the ICU on life support for some days, he had complications in the heart." said a close family member.
A few years back Hajji Katongole had a successful heart operation in Indian, a few days back he got an attack and he was rushed and admitted at TMR Hospital in Naalya, a Kampala suburb were he has been for some days, in the morning he was pronounced dead.
Hajji Katongole is remembered starting off UTODA, that controlled transport business in Kampala and other major towns in the country for 26 years, However UTODA collapsed in 2011, when Kampala Capital City Authority terminated his contract to manage taxis in Kampala.
After the collapse of UTODA, Katongole did not ...
finally Stanbic Uganda cup round of 32 fixture has been released reports reaching this news website indicates the teams as they are ready to faceoff immediately Terrazo and Tiles Vs Maroons – Kakyeka StadiumOnduparaka Vs Luwero United – AbaBet Green Light Stadium, AruaVipers Vs Busoga United – St Mary’s Stadium, KitendeWater Vs Wakiso Giants – Kavumba Recreational Stadium,Kitara Vs Kigezi Home Boyz – KavumbaBlacks Power FC Vs BUL – Emokori Playground, Bukedea KCCA Vs Nyamityobora – MTN Omondi StadiumGaddafi Vs Mbale Heroes – Kyabazinga Stadium, Bugembe – JinjaProline Vs MYDA – MTN Omondi Stadium, LugogoKyetume Vs Express – FUFA Technical Center, NjeruKataka Vs Tooro United – Mbale Municipal StadiumPaidha Black Angels Vs Soltilo Bright Stars – Bar Okoro Stadium, ZomboURA Vs Mbarara ...
Over 749, 811 Primary Seven candidates, have on Tuesday, started Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) amid tight invigilation.
The finalists had their briefing on Friday, March 26, ahead of their national examinations on Tuesday.
STUDENTS READY FOR THEIR FINAL TOUCH EXAM
The briefing was conducted by the schools’ respective headteachers who took the candidates through the dos and don’ts during the two-day exercise.
The candidates have started off with Mathematics at 9 O’clock and will sit Social Studies & Religious Education papers later on Tuesday afternoon before winding up with Integrated Science and English on Wednesday.
Last week, Mr Dan Odongo, the Uneb executive secretary, revealed that they registered more candidates in the most turbulent times when schools ...
When David Katumwa started selling pancakes as a child in a village near Uganda's capital, Kampala, little did he imagine that one day he would own his country's most successful chain of sports shops.
Born into a very poor family, his pancakes helped him to pay his school fees until tough times forced him to abandon his studies.
But he continued with the business hustle and moved on to sell vegetables, fish and eventually second-hand sports shoes.
Then - with a start-up capital of $50 (£32) - he created the Katumwa Sports Centre in Kampala which now has 20 retail outlets across the country.
"I never got any loans from either friends or money lending institutions," Mr Katumwa told the elite news reporter
All he had was his brain and the time to consider the options before hi...
Uganda Cranes Contingent left on Sunday morning aboard Uganda Airlines Chartered flight to Blantyre for the final and decisive AFCON Qualifier against Malawi to be played on Monday 29th March 2021.FUFA Executive Committee Member Ronnie Kalema is the Leader of the Delegation but FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo, 1st Vice President Justus Mugisha and Executive Committee Member Ariga Rasoul have also travelled with the team. Dr. James Ssekajugo and National Teams Officer Paul Mukatabala traveled as advanced party team to prepare for the arrival of the team.The 23 man Squad that was named by the head coach Abdallah Mubiru and travelled today has;Denis Onyango, Magoola Salim Jamal, Ochaya Joseph, Nico Wadada, Juuko Murushid, Mukiibi Ronald, Kizza Mustapha, Lwaliwa Halidi, Azira Mich...
The Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament (MP) Betty Nambooze has warned National Unity Parliament (NUP) against supporting candidates belonging to other political parties in the up coming council elections.Nambooze said: “We are told some people are backing up candidates from other political parties who are contesting for the Speaker position in the various councils instead of supporting NUP candidates.” “Anybody found doing so will be suspended from the party and it’s activities.” She addedShe made the remarks during a press conference held at the NUP offices meant to address the party’s move after withdrawing Robert Kyagulanyi’s presidential petition.The elected Mukono North MP Abudallah Kiwanuka Mulimamayune said that they are set to a demonstration for their abducted supporte...
Mukono pastor Richard Kalyango, Paul Mpande a teacher and Henry Bakileke, husband to Hon. Betty Nambooze, have been cited among those that allegedly grabbed and divided themselves 1 acre of Kibanja belonging to an 87 year old widow, Hajjati Haniifa Namajja, at Mulago village, in Mukono municipality.
Hajjati Haniifa Namajja
This broad day theft to the strategic land which is located behind some supermarket, prompted Hajjati Haniifa and her grand children to report the land matter to the office of the residents district commissioner Mr. Richard Bwaabye, to handle the matters concerning the ownership of the land.
Evidence presented before Mukono (RDC) by Haniifa, indicates that the land at Mulago village, was brought to her by her late husband Hajji Dawuda in 1970s.
Excerpt: Huawei has published a new white paper focused on innovation and intellectual property at its Forum on Innovation and IP Prospects in 2021.
Huawei has published a new white paper focused on innovation and intellectual property at its Forum on Innovation and IP Prospects in 2021.
The white paper focuses on how Huawei has been a leader in innovation and intellectual property (IP) management since the 1990s.
Read the full white paper here.
This has been key to Huawei rising as one of the world’s most influential technology powerhouses.
African consumers have benefited particularly from this, as Huawei has brought numerous impressive technologies to previously underserved areas on the continent.
These range from mobile network technologies that are affordable and re...
Kajjansi mechanic’s year 2021 has been officially opened up after winning a record 228 million. This is the first mega win in 2021, after last year closed with two billion winning clients. If you are amazed by the amount he won, you will then be more amazed by the stake he used to win it; ONLY UGX 1,000.
On his ticket number 3106518624009999, he picked a long list of 45 matches which all won. The safety of his odds was his key to winning. He never minded about the weight of the odds, but rather their safety. For example, he included odd 1.05, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12 among others with his biggest odd being 1.97.
His money was wholly paid to him on Tuesday at Kololo head office.
While receiving his cash, the winner, whose identity has been withheld, said that, “I did not sleep the last ni...
Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the Electoral Commission to gazette Anita Among as the duly elected Woman MP for Bukedea District. In the ruling dated March 18, Justice Stephen Musota declined to grant the Consequential Orders sought by the Appellant, Akol Hellen Odeke whose nomination was canceled by High Court over inconsistencies in the names appearing on her academic documents. In her Consequential Orders, Akol sought that EC degazettes the declaration of Among Anita as an unopposed candidate and subsequently set a fresh date for nomination exercise and election. However, Court of Appeal rejected her Consequential Orders despite setting aside the ruling of the Trial Court.In it’s reasoning, the court declined to invoke it’s powers on the account that exercisi...