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Monthly Archives: December 2014

PLANE WHICH CRASHED IN DR CONGO MONDAY HAD REFUELED AT UGANDA’S ENTEBBE AIRPORT

PLANE WHICH CRASHED IN DR CONGO MONDAY HAD REFUELED AT UGANDA’S ENTEBBE AIRPORT

KAMPALA, Dec 31 — A passenger plane which crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday is not a Ugandan aircraft although it had earlier refueled at Entebbe Airport near here, a Ugandan …

FUNERAL INSURANCE BUSINESS HEATS UP IN UGANDA

FUNERAL INSURANCE BUSINESS HEATS UP IN UGANDA

An NNN-New Vision Special Report by Faridah Kulabako

KAMPALA, Dec 31– Competition in the funeral insurance business in Uganda is heating up as funeral management companies jump into a domain hitherto dominated by traditional insurance …

Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

Walden University Scholars of Change Demonstrate the Impact of Positive Social Change

- $55,000 awarded to students and alumni whose inspiring videos document efforts to make a difference

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 30, 2014 / PRNewswire — Walden University Scholars of Change focus on the future, whether they are …

Museveni unhappy with Muslim killings in the country

Museveni unhappy with Muslim killings in the country

President Yoweri Museveni has vowed to combat the increasing cases of murder that have claimed several Muslim clerics.
His remarks come in the wake of police investigations into the murder of Sheikh Dactoor Abdu Kadir …

Spurs shone brightest in 2014

Spurs shone brightest in 2014

Paris. The NBA’s defining moment in 2014 was supposed to be the San Antonio Spurs return to championship glory, but that was before the Donald Sterling saga took on a life of its own.

With …

Use all possible means to put an end to Muslim killings

Use all possible means to put an end to Muslim killings

The recent heinous murder of Muslim leaders, Shiekhs Muwaya in Mayuge and Bahiiga on Entebbe Road, Wakiso, exposes a possible political pattern.
And killingscarry the hall marks of Al Qeada and its equally nefarious side …

Why are foreigners being issued National IDs?

Why are foreigners being issued National IDs?

I would like to register my disappointment and dissatisfaction with non-Ugandans being given National IDs. I went to pick up my ID recently but got the shock of my life when I saw Congolese also …

Bulls beat Pacers for 7th straight win

Bulls beat Pacers for 7th straight win

Indianapolis. Jimmy Butler scored 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds and the Chicago Bulls held off a late rally to beat Indiana 92-90 Monday for their seventh consecutive NBA victory.
Spanish star Pau Gasol added …

Calm tensions among Muslims

Calm tensions among Muslims

The Uganda Police Force should calm the raging tension among Muslims in the wake of killings of their leaders in Kampala and Mayuge District. Already, counter accusations have been traded, risking to fire up the …

Sheikh Bahiiga killing: Why Protestant, Catholic chieftains should lose sleep

Sheikh Bahiiga killing: Why Protestant, Catholic chieftains should lose sleep

After a break of some months, another Muslim cleric, Sheikh Mustafa Bahiiga, was slain on Sunday at the Bwebajja Mosque on Entebbe Road. There was a time in 2012, especially, when Muslim clerics were being …

Six arrested as police raid mosque in Kampala

Six arrested as police raid mosque in Kampala

KAMPALA. Police have arrested six people who raided and took over a Tabliq led Mosque at Plot 30 William Street in Kampala.
According to eye witnesses, a group of able bodied men raided the Masjid …

Man killed as guard shoots at suspected ATM fraudster

Man killed as guard shoots at suspected ATM fraudster

A 40 year old man in Iganga town was shot and died shortly after being admitted at the Jinja Regional Referral Hospital following an incident in which a security guard on duty at Stanbic Bank …

Police close William Street Mosque

Police close William Street Mosque

Police on Wednesday morning closed Masjid Noor Mosque along William Street, Kampala amid rising anger and allegations that a section of Muslims from another faction have taken over the mosque.
Police and security officers led …