UBC board suspends Managing Director Wilson Agaba

By Watchdog reporter Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) sent home the managing director of the national broadcaster home. Watchdog understands that Mr Wilson Agaba was on Thursday afternoon suspended by the board chaired by Simon Kaheru. The suspension, according our sources, takes effect today and the MD will not be allowed near UBC premises until the Board sits in the next two weeks. In the meantime, Mr Musoke Solomon, head of audit has been asked to act as Managing Director. Agaba has been suspended after the Minister of Information and ICT, Frank Tumwebaze on june 19, 2017 wrote to Agaba...

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Newbie Kwese TV steals NTV’s marketing boss Collins Mugume

By Watchdog reporter Mr. Collins Mugume quit as Head of Marketing and Digital at NTV Uganda recently, little did we know he was headed to the ambitious new television station Kwese TV. Kwese TV who bought and rebranded WBS TV, have come unto the television market like a new bully at school. The sports television owned by Zimbabwean born tycoon Strive Masiyiwa is spotting talent and building a brand in market it is the only player (as a local television dedicated to sports). Collins who has already embarked on his duties Kwese, is the television’s new head of marketing....

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NSSF boss Byarugaba in a state of quagmire, sacks 12 staff but ordered from above to reverse decision

By Watchdog reporter It is tough being Richard Byarugaba. You can actually pity the man who is one of the longest managers of the Fund. And to be fair to him, he has done some good work at the Workers House based pension organization. The problem is – NSSF is never short of drama, despite all efforts. Watchdog Investigative desk has received notification that Mr Byarugaba is a sad man. To say sad is actually an understatement because powers that be have made him eat his humble pie. Story is Mr Byarugaba, whose term expires in December this year,...

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Are you ready for the first ever Pork Expo this weekend at Namboole?

By Namugerwa Martha The first ever pork expo in Uganda is here. This Saturday and Sunday, pork lovers will taste different dishes of pork, training on pig rearing and exhibit items required to set up successful pig rearing sector in the country. The two day event will take place at the Nelson Mandela stadium in Namboole on 24th and 25th June starting from 9am till midnight. Speaking to the media about the pork expo 2017, organizers of the expo Allan Sempala Kigozi, chef Mark Kaheru and Chris Mulindwa from Pig Production and Marketing Uganda limited said that a lot...

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