Uganda

Uganda: Pope Turns Down Invite for Second Uganda Visit

By Patience AhimbisibweKampala — The Uganda Episcopal conference yesterday announced that Pope Francis will not attend the July...

Uganda: 200 Schools Excel in Islamic Exams

By Shabibah NakirigyaKampala — More than 200 students have excelled in the Islamic advanced exams (Idaad and Thanawi),...

Uganda: NSSF Bill Will Crush Fund, Says Byarugaba

By Simon Peter EmwamuSoroti — The managing director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has said the proposed...

Uganda: Mixed Feelings As Arua Taxi Park Opens

By Felix Warom OkelloArua — Concerns over transparency in allocating lock-up shops at the newly commissioned taxi park...

Uganda: Jinja Division Chairman Arrested At DR Congo Border

By UrnPolice in Kisoro District have arrested Mr Mubarak Kirunda, the chairman of Central Division Local Council III...

Uganda: Commonwealth Star Cheptegei Retains Athlete of the Year Award

By Darren Allan KyeyuneKampala — Joshua Cheptegei is still recovering from a second beating by his understudy now...

Uganda: Government to Pay Fees for Closed Busoga Varsity Students

By Tausi NakatoJINJA/IGANGA. The government has announced plans of footing tuition for all students of Busoga University who...

Uganda: KCCA Escape Police Raid to Extend Lead At Summit

By Elvis Senono and Denis BbosaKampala — Police raids and sporting events are words rarely used in the...

Uganda: Police in Katonga Region Puzzled By Rising Crime

By UrnPolice in Katonga region are searching for crime gangs terrorising the area. Katonga region comprises several districts...

Kenya/Uganda: Kenya U19 to Take On Uganda in World Cup Qualifiers

By Richard MwangiThe Kenya under-19 boys' team will face their arch rivals Uganda on March 17 in their...

Uganda: Government Unveils Plan to Construct Public Toilets On Highways

By Paul TajubaSomewhere in Buloba on Mityana Road, a bus en-route to Fort Portal in Kabarole District suddenly...

Uganda: Three Arrested After Rapper Gravity Omutujju Shot

Kampala, Uganda — Three people have been arrested in connection to the shooting of Gilson Wabuyu alias Gravity...

Uganda: One Arrested, Three On the Run

By Andrew BagalaKampala — One of the four Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) deserters has been arrested by...

Uganda: Tullow Free to Exit After Concluding Tax Talks

By Njiraini Muchir & Halima AbdallahKampala — British Oil firm Tullow is set to formally exit active operations...

Uganda: Ucc Lists 26 Firms Operating Illegal Postal, Courier Services

By Dorothy NakaweesiKampala — Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has warned about 40 postal and courier services companies, saying...

Uganda: MPs Want Bou Staff Punished Over Commercial Banks Closure

By Monitor ReporterKampala — The call for sanction is one in a raft of recommendations contained in a...

Uganda: Guard Arrested for Shooting Dead 18-Year-Old Hawker

By Felix AinebyoonaPolice in Mbarara District in western Uganda are holding a 28-year-old private security guard for allegedly...

Uganda: Volleyball – Nkumba Relish Italy Experience

By Makhtum MuziransaKampala — "We want to dominate for years to come." Those were the words of Nkumba...

Uganda: Singer Gravity Omutujju Stable After Surgery – MP Zaake

By James KabengwaUgandan rapper Gilson Wabuyu popularly known as Gravity Omutujju who was reportedly shot by a security...

Uganda: MTN-Uganda Senior Staff Stabbed to Death

By Stephen OtageSuspected thugs are said to have raided the home of one Julius Shuwu, MTN-Uganda's Customer Service...

Uganda: Arua Officials Charged Over Corruption

By Ephraim KasoziKampala — Two senior officials of Arua Municipal Council, who are accused of abusing their offices,...

Uganda: My Wife Was Killed During Eviction, Man Tells Probe

By Tom MalabaKampala — Mr Nicholas Kabagambe yesterday told the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters that his...

Uganda: Four Children Perish in Kisenyi Maize Store Fire

By Joseph KatoKampala — Residents of Kisenyi in Kampala Central Division were on Tuesday evening left in grief...

Uganda: Mao, Nambooze Blow Up Over New Besigye Cabinet

By Moses KyeyuneParliament — Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze of the Democratic Party (DP) has fired back at...

Uganda: Keep Off Land Matters, Minister Warns RDCs

By Joseph KiggunduKampala — The minister for presidency, Ms Esther Mbayo, has warned the Resident District Commissioners (RDCs)...

Uganda: How Flying Squad Tracked Kidnapper, Rescued Toddler

By Joseph KatoKampala — Rogers Galiwango was arrested on Tuesday night with a five-year-old child he allegedly kidnapped...

Uganda: Tullow Free to Exit Uganda After Tax Talks Conclude

Photo: Daily Monitor Tullow Oil rig in western Uganda (file photo). By Njiraini Muchira and Halima AbdallahBritish Oil...

Uganda: Fire Destroys 600 Acres of Atiak Sugarcane Plantation

By Julius OcungiAMURU/GULU. An estimated 600 acres of sugarcane at Atiak Sugar Factory plantation in Amuru District have...

Uganda: Rural Power Supply Lights Up Teso

By Simon Peter Emwamu & George MuronTeso — With majority of schools and health centres in rural areas...

Uganda: Nine-Year-Old Pupil Drowns in Hotel Swimming Pool

By Julius OcungiGulu — A nine-year-old boy of South Sudan origin has drowned in a hotel swimming pool...

Uganda: Tax Waivers Hurting Uganda Economy, Says Report

By Halima AbdallahUganda's tax system is in the spotlight again, as it emerges that the country could lose...

Uganda: Three Arrested Over Singer Gravity Omutujju Shooting

By Barbra NalweyisoThree people have been arrested to help police with investigations into the shooting of Ugandan rapper...

Uganda: Singer Gravity Omutujju Shot

By Barbra NalweyisoUgandan rapper Gereson Wabuyi popularly known as Gravity Omutujju is nursing wounds after he was shot...

Uganda: Journalist Kneels to Interview President Museveni’s Son

By Nahashon MusunguA Ugandan journalist had to go on his knees to secure an interview with the son...

Uganda: Ruling Party Proposes Museveni for Sixth Term in Office

By Nahashon MusunguUganda's ruling party National Resistance Movement (NRM) top organ has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as its...

Uganda: 50 Artists Set to Grace Spark TV’s Women On Top Concert

By Tom Brian AnguriniFifty Ugandan artistes are set to perform at Spark TV's Women on Top concert. The...

Uganda: Deputy Ag Rukutana Kicked Out of Land Probe Over ‘Misconduct’

By Tom MalabaThe Deputy Attorney General, Mwesigwa Rukutana was Wednesday kicked out of the Land Commission for allegedly...

Uganda: Opposition Ignores Museveni Life Presidency Talk

By Moses KyeyuneParliament — The opposition in parliament has chosen to ignore the resolution of the ruling party's...

Uganda: Seven Universities Research On Children Issues

By Frank KisakyeSeven Ugandan universities have each received a Shs 20 million grant from African Child (AfriChild) to...

Uganda: Report – Uganda Under Military Grip

By Sulaiman KakaireA study commissioned by Makerere University's Human Rights and Peace Centre (Huripec) has confirmed a long-held...