People & Profiles

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero: From Humble Beginnings to Healthcare Hero

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero radiates confidence, elegance, and a commanding presence in her matte-black corporate suit. At 55 years old, she exudes an energy and poise that is both captivating and inspiring. Her spectacles accentuate the aura of intellectual prowess that she has honed over decades of service. Her bright red brooch with matching Afro-designed earrings adds a touch of vibrancy to her overall appearance, making her a true force to be reckoned with. Dr Aceng is a paediatrician, researcher, medical administrator, and politician. In this profile, we delve into her life and career, sharing her triumphs, challenges, and lessons learned.

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Business

Stanbic Uganda Holdings, USADF offer entrepreneurs USD400, 000 in seed funding

Kampala- Twelve entrepreneurs have been awarded USD 400,000 in seed funding following a partnership between the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and Stanbic Uganda Holdings Limited (SUHL). The five-year…

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Uganda, South Africa strengthen Deeper Ties in Tourism for Mutual Growth

The collaborative efforts between the Uganda High Commission and Uganda Airlines in Johannesburg culminated in a compelling engagement on December 7th, 2023, assembling the Gauteng Tourism Board’s leadership and a spectrum of tour and travel companies from the province. Aimed at fortifying alliances and spotlighting Uganda’s tourism potential, the gathering was graced by H.E Paul Amoru, the High Commissioner of the Republic of Uganda to South Africa, emphasizing the critical role of partnerships in showcasing Uganda as a vibrant destination for diverse experiences. Expressing gratitude for the agencies’ instrumental role in promoting Uganda, H.E Paul Amoru emphasized the symbiotic relationship, highlighting their efforts in facilitating seamless travel to and from Uganda. Ms. Karin Matodes, CEO of Uganda Airlines’ Johannesburg Office, acknowledged the active participation of key individuals, pledging closer collaboration and service enhancements. Representatives from Gauteng Tourism Board and tour and travel agencies lauded the collaborative efforts, expressing aspirations for visa waiver implementation and discussing concerns, including flight schedules and cargo capacity, promptly addressed by Uganda Airlines. This joint endeavor seeks to elevate Uganda’s tourism sector to new heights, bolstered by the unwavering commitment of all stakeholders involved.

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Sports

Ugandan Long-Distance Runner Benjamin Kiplagat Fatally Stabbed in Tragic Incident

By Nancy Emily Nagujja The Ugandan athletics community mourns the devastating loss of Benjamin Kiplagat, a prominent long-distance runner whose life was tragically cut short in an unfathomable incident. The…

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EAC Games: Uganda excels in athletics, gears up for golf

Rwanda – Uganda continues to excel in the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Games, having dominated the opening athletic games in Kigali, Rwanda. The parliamentary athletics team that is coached by the former…

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Gossip

Jose Chameleone’s wife Daniella wants brother-in-law arrested over domestic violence

By Mathias Mwanga Daniella Atim Mayanja, wife to top artist Jose Chameleone wants her brother in-law Weasel Manizo behind bars for allegedly battering his baby mama Sandra Teta. Photos of…

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Winnie Nwagi allegedly denied entry to Internal Affairs Ministry over indecent dressing

By Mathias Mwanga Kampala– Songstress Winnie Nwagi has allegedly been barred from accessing Ministry of Internal Affairs headquarters due to improper dress code. According to a video that went viral…

Entertainment

Ugandan Culinary Enthusiast Mama D Sets New World Record in Marathon Cooking Feat

By Nancy Emily Nagujja Ugandan culinary enthusiast Dorcus Basheba Kirabo, affectionately known to many as “Mama D”, accomplished an extraordinary feat that could secure her a place in culinary history.…

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Controversy surrounds Busoga’s Royal Wedding amid alleged past marriage petition

Jinja. Days before the much-anticipated Busoga Royal Wedding, an unexpected twist has unfolded, shrouding the upcoming ceremony in uncertainty. Alison Anna Nadiope, laying claim as the spouse of William Nadiope…

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