The Democratic Republic of the Congo Joins EAC as its 7th Member

The Democratic Republic of the Congo Joins EAC as its 7th Member

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 29th March, 2022: The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has today joined the East African Community (EAC) becoming its 7th Partner State. The Summit of EAC Heads of State at their 19th Ordinary Summit held on Tuesday, 29th March, 2022 admitted DRC following a recommendation by the Council of Ministers. The Chairperson of…

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UNBS Launches Standard to Facilitate Commercialization of Edible Insects

UNBS Launches Standard to Facilitate Commercialization of Edible Insects

Kampala, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 – The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has launched the Edible Insects Standard, US 2146:2020 Edible Insects –Specification, in collaboration with Makerere University School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-Systems Engineering (Food Science) with support from the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE). The standard is aimed at promoting safe consumption of…

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Kyabazinga to join Wild Life Conservation efforts

Kyabazinga to join Wild Life Conservation efforts

This was revealed at UWEC, in the presence of the UWA ED, Mr. Mwandha, UWEC ED  Mr Musinguzi and the Town clerk of Entebbe Mr Magumba at the Uganda wildlife conservation and education Centre in Entebbe. …..Flanked by his Deputy Katukiro, Owek Osman Noor Ahmed and other kingdom ministers,  the Kyabazinga expressed interest in establishing a kingdom owned conservation centre…

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NOT OVER! Court serves criminal summons to Aga khan Boss, DTB officers in Ham’s case

Turning into an electronic fraud case, Ham’s DTB case has once again escalated swallowing the Aga Khan Founder and Chairman, and more three (3) Diamond Trust Bank Officers in the new criminal summons issued by the Buganda Road Magistrate Court as of 13th September 2021. Those summoned include; Prince Karim, Nassim Muhamed Devji- Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director…

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UACE Results Out; Females Outperform Males Candidates

UACE Results Out; Females Out perform Males Candidates.

Female Candidates have outshined male candidates in the recently released UACE Results. On Friday, the Uganda National Examination Board released the 2020 UACE Results in a function presided over by the Minister of Education and sports, Janet Kataha Museveni. According to the Board executive secretary Dan Odongo, The females outperformed the male candidates despite their “Female candidates although fewer, performed…

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Forest Mall and Shoprite Given Tough Conditions for reopening

Forest Mall and Shoprite Given Tough Conditions for reopening.

Following the closure of Forest Mall and Shoprite, Kampala Deputy Resident Commissioner in charge of Nakawa, Burora Herbert Anderson has set a number of conditions for reopening of the giant shopping centers. The two entities have been closed over the failure to observe the Covid-19 standard operating procedures. In the letter to the managing directors of the two organizations, Burora…

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The World demands more social emoji diversity, new Adobe study reveals

An emoji is worth a thousand words but only if you can find the right one.  An enormous number of people around the globe want social network emojis to be more inclusive and culturally distinct so they can show how they feel and communicate fairly as per their desires and intentions, according to a new Adobe study. Adobe’s latest Global Emoji Diversity &…

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URA’s Move to Stop Illicit Trade, Smuggling & fake products through a Digital Tracking Solution

URA Moves to Stop Illicit Trade, Smuggling & fake products through Its Digital Tracking Solution

The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) in partnership with the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) introduced the Digital Tracking Solution (DTS) as a medium to put an end to the illicit trade, counterfeit products, tax evasions, smuggling and to safeguard local manufacturer from unfair competition. DTS is a track & trace platform that sends production and importation data for the…

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Personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hackers’ website

The hacker is asking for a four-digit sum (in USD) for the breached LinkedIn data

LinkedIn in hot soup after being hit by a data leak scandal for over 500 million users which were found for sale on the hackers’ website. The dataset extracted by hackers from LinkedIn’s database includes sensitive information like User IDs, email addresses, phone numbers, workplace information, full names, account IDs, links to their social media accounts, and gender details.  The…

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