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Modernise your home with pavers

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
Pavers are a good way to compliment your compound and provide a clean environment around your home. Knowing the particlular type of pavers to buy can be helpful. Christine Katende looks into choosing concrete pavers.

Exploring the possibility of homeowners insurance

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
Home is where your heart is, along with a healthy chunk of your net worth. Your house is one of your most important investments and the homeowners insurance policy gives you a chance to protect it

Lashing at CAOs does not stop their thievery

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
Early this week, the President was addressing women and youth who had completed short training courses in vocational skills in Wakiso District.

Go on, run for cancer, jump for water but who’s gonna fight for your rights?

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
Kampala has never really been a city for walking, let alone running. The sweltering heat and stifling humidity, the steep hills, the gaping manholes hidden around every street corner, the missing pavement, the mad boda boda riders,

Government must refrain from alarming population with land proposals

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
The key ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development opposite Parliament House is a sleepy backwater of the traditional departments.

Let’s pledge to help South Sudan refugees in Uganda

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
As refugees from South Sudan arrive in Uganda in increasing numbers - more than 2,000 a day according to the UN - the international community’s willingness and ability to respond remains essential to saving lives.

‘Uganda first oil to flow after 2020’

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
The necessary infrastructure is likely to start mid-2018

Businessman Lubega loses appeal to retain bus terminal

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
Kampala-City businessman Francis Drake Lubega has lost the Qualicel Bus Terminal commonly known as Baganda Bus Park after court dismissed his appeal. A panel of Judges of the Supreme Court led by Jotham Tumwesigye dismissed an appeal in which Mr Lubega was challenging the Constitutional Court order requiring him to vacate the bus park. In April 2015, the Constitutional Court ordered Mr Lubega to restore peaceful status quo that existed before the dispute. The court said the eviction of Horizon Coaches in March 2014 was unlawful.

Government to cut power tariffs

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
The move is meant to reduce the cost of production

How tree planting drive restored salt production in Kasese District

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
In January 2012, salt extraction resumed at Lake Katwe in Kasese District after a one-and-half years pause due to flooding.

Apaa clashes death toll rises to nine

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
At least 27 others sustained severe injuries in the attack while hundreds from both Madi and Acholi communities were displaced

Butaleja fails to recover youth fund loans

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
The district authorities selected and approved 40 youth groups with viable projects to benefit from the government loans in the financial year 2014-2015 and 17 more groups in 2015-2016. Each of the groups received between Shs3 to Shs5 million

Senior side to offer Baby Cricket Cranes final test

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
The current senior men’s team generation has hinged on the class that partook at the 2004 and 2006 ICC U-19 World Cup tourneys.

Ten conclusions from KCCA’s loss to Nigeria side Rivers Utd

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 01:00
There was a marked improvement from KCCA in the second half when the coach went with experience. Ntege not only provided the team with balance, he continually broke up Rivers United’s game with niggling tackles

‘Bukasa cemetery land given to developer’

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:05
The Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led commission heard that Wakiso District land board issued freehold land titles to individuals and developers-reducing the public burial ground land from more than 40 acres to now five

'Fugitive' Cameroon MP reappears in parliament

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:02
An opposition member of the Cameroon National Assembly who went into hiding over fears of being arrested re-appeared in parliament on Wednesday.

1900 Agreement land cases still pending in court - judge

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:00
Under the Buganda Agreement of March 1900, land in Buganda was divided into crown land (for colonial government), mailo land (for Kabaka/Buganda kingdom) and private mailo (for royals and chiefs)

Red Pepper editor questioned over IGP Kayihura stories

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:00
Mr Byabaraha is supposed to reappear on June 27 at CID headquarters in Kibuli, Kampala

Kazibwe imposters case file sent to DPP

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:00
The trial Magistrate at City Hall Court, Mr Moses Nabende adjourned the case to July 6

Forest encroacher gets 43 land titles

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:00
During the land probe yesterday, Mr Haruna Ssemakula was named among the encroachers on Nonve Central Forest Reserve