Uganda

Uganda: How Govt Plans to Spend Shs44.8 Trillion

The Education and Health sector under the Human Capital Development ( HCD)programmetook the lion's share of Amos Lugoloobi's...

Uganda: Museveni – New Cabinet Members Are Loyal, Hardworking

President Museveni said Thursday that he had appointed capable members to his cabinet early this week after personally...

Uganda: Museveni Blames Transport Minister for Assassination Attempt

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has appeared to blame his Transport Minister Katumba Wamala for 'making mistakes' that led...

East Africa: Without Uganda’s Backing, Kisumu Is a Dormant ‘Great Port’

There was euphoria in Kenya this past week during the 58th anniversary for attaining self-rule as the country's...

Uganda: Full Speech – State of the Nation Address 2021

Right Honourable Speaker, His Lordship the Chief Justice Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Secretary General of the...

Uganda: Govt Vows to Catch Katumba Attackers

Government has vowed to thoroughly investigate and bring to book assailants who attacked outgoing Works minister Gen Katumba...

Uganda: No More Firing Squad for UPDF Soldiers, Says Top Officer

The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has said, it will never carry out public firing squads for its...

Uganda: Airtel Africa Revenue Earnings Grow to $3.9b

BY KAMPALA. Airtel Africa has reported revenue growth to $3.9b (Shs13.8 trillion) for the period March. The telecom,...

Uganda: Bill a Double Punishment for Trans Folk

The Sexual Offences Bill has dealt many of the country's transgender sex workers a further blow, but activists...

Uganda, DR Congo Sign 223km Roads Deal

Mpondwe/Kasindi- Beni (80km) Bunagana- Rutshuru- Goma Road (89km) Beni-Butembo Axis (54km) Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda...

Uganda: We Are Going to Fight Graft, Museveni Tells Legislators

Addressing MPs after the election of Parliament Speaker and Deputy Speaker on Monday, the President said the vice...

Uganda: Avanti Communications and UNHCR Give Connectivity to Refugees

Avanti Communications (Avanti), a leading provider of satellite technology across EMEA, has commenced its collaboration with UNHCR, the...

5th graders connect with pen pals in Uganda

Kelly Kruzel and her fifth-grade students at Kate Walter Barrett Elementary School in Stafford County are participating in...

East Africa: Ugandan President Emphasizes Wise Use of Oil Revenues

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday said oil revenues must be invested in...

Humanist Global Charity: Doing Good Without God

By Robert Bernstein Hank Pellissier attended UCSB in the early 1970s after growing up in a conservative Christian...

East Africa: Great Lakes Welcomes Solution to Rwanda-Uganda Dispute

Nairobi — Great Lakes Region Technical Support Committee in Nairobi, Kenya, welcomed the efforts of the Angolan President...

Rwanda: Uganda Commits to Releasing Rwandan Nationals

The third Quadripartite summit resolved that Uganda and Rwanda would release nationals of each country held and lists...

Ugandan Medics Deploy AI to Stop Women Dying After Childbirth

Nairobi — The gadget transmits patients' data such as respiratory rate, pulse, and blood pressure to a desktop...

Uganda: Janet Museveni Warns Schools Over Compressing Syllabus

The Education Minister, Ms Janet Museveni, has warned schools and teachers to stop tampering with lower level curriculum...

Uganda: Why Snoring Must Be Treated Early

For a long time John Mukasa would snore and chock on his own saliva. The snoring was so...

Uganda: Policeman On the Run After Shooting Dead 13-Year-Old Boy

A policeman in Kassanda District is on the run after he allegedly shot a 13- year- old boy...

Uganda: Kasozi Aims for Top-Five Finish At Sigona Club Leg

The surprise rains late this month have left a number of players reeling during the ninth leg of...

Uganda: Cabinet Approves More Routes for Uganda Airlines

Cabinet has approved the signing of several bilateral air service agreements with different countries, a move that would...

Uganda: British Market Should Benefit All Uganda Beef Cattle Farmers

This week, President Museveni was in London to attend the United Kingdom-Africa Investment Summit 2020. The "invest in...

Uganda: Shun Fights With Opposition Members, Gen Muntu Tells His New Recruits

The national Coordinator for Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), Gen Mugisha Muntu has cautioned new party members not...

Uganda: ‘No Elections At NRM Party Delegates Conference’

Kampala, Uganda — The Communications Officer of the National Resistance Movement-NRM Secretariat Rogers Mulindwa has said those campaigning...

Uganda: Health Teams Dispatched to Kagadi After Case of Crimean-Congo Fever Confirmed

Kampala, Uganda — Ugandan health experts have been dispatched to Kigadi district to contain an outbreak of the...

Uganda: Museveni Invites Former Opponents, Mbabazi, Bukenya to Party Conference

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and chairman of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has invited former prime minister...

Uganda: Sheema Service Commission On the Spot Over Corruption

Councillors in Sheema have resolved to suspend the district service commission over allegations of corruption. They have also...

Uganda: Six Arrested in City Anti-Corruption Demo Granted Bail

Court has granted bail to six people arrested last week in connection with demonstrations against rampant corruption scandals...

Uganda: Fear as Red Cross Withdraws Ebola Screening Volunteers

Kisoro — Kisoro district Ebola surveillance officials are concerned about the partial withdrawal Ebola screening volunteers deployed by...

Kenya: Tullow Oil Writes Off U.S.$800 Million Kenya, Uganda Investment

Tullow Oil has written off $800 million of its exploration costs in Kenya and Uganda after lowering its...

East Africa: Uganda-Kenya Milk War Boils Over With No End in Sight of Regional Trade Tiffs

The escalating trade dispute between Kenya and Uganda over milk exports, is just one of many facing all...

East Africa: Kenya’s Beef With Uganda, Tanzania Over Milk, Chicken

Uganda's Lato Milk's slogan says it should be "pure and tasty." But the product has lately been short...

Uganda: Jailed Stella Nyanzi Wins 2020 Oxfam Novib/Pen International Award

Incarcerated Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi is this year's winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN...

Uganda: Police, UPDF Race Against Time to Rescue Survivors After Jinja Building Collapses

Two bodies have so far been recovered from the rubbles of a building that collapsed yesterday in Jinja...

Uganda: Schools Were Victims of Fake Papers On Social Media – Uneb

The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) yesterday told Parliament that several schools were victims of fake examination papers...

Rwanda: Civil Servants Barred From Commenting On Uganda-Rwanda Relations

Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have been stopped from discussing or making public statements on the...

Uganda: Tech – What 2020 Might or Might Not Bring

At the start of 2019, many people in the technology world predicted that the sector would drive growth...

Uganda: Police Fire Teargas As MP Ssekikubo Is Released On Bail

Police on Tuesday fired teargas to disperse jubilant supporters of Lwemiyaga County MP, Theodore Ssekikubo after he was...