City Traders insist on strike

The leaders of the Kampala City Traders Association have snubbed a meeting called by the Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi over their strike set to kick off tomorrow. The association Chairman Everist Kayondo and spokesperson Issa Ssekitto have kept away from the meeting, with the traders now represented by Moses Kalule, the KACITA chief executive officer …

Bus accident victims discharged

4victims from yesterday’s bus accident have been discharged from Mulago Hospital. The accident, which involved a Gaga Bus that rammed into a stationary truck near Bombo Town, left at least 7 people dead. 6 of the survivors remain admitted at Mulago Hospital and they are also reported to be in good condition. The Hospital spokesperson …

Gaga Bus License revoked

The ministry of works and transport has revoked the operational license of Gaga Coaches. This follows the early morning accident, in which a Gaga bus rammed into a stationary truck, at Kalule town near Bombo town, claiming at least 7 lives. The bus registration number UAL 158Z was heading to Kampala from Lira when it …

Traders face off with Mutebile at Parliament

The governor Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Mutebile is at Parliament, to discuss issues raised by city traders just a day to their strike. The traders have threatened to withdraw all their monies from the banks on Wednesday this week, protesting against unfair charges on old loans. This is after commercial banks raised interest charges from …

Anti-Otunnu group snubbs party reconciliation meeting

Senior Members of UPC have snubbed the ongoing National Council, called to foster reconciliation in the party. The meeting that is being held at Christ the King church was called by party president Olara Otunnu to foster unity in the party. The outgoing UPC Secretary General John Odit has rubbished the meeting as an illegal …