Uganda

Uganda: Judiciary Condemns Re-Arrest of Freed Suspects

Kampala — The Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has, in a statement, condemned security operatives for re-arresting suspects...

Uganda: Discovery – Steamy Nightlife in Cold Kabale

Kabale, near the border with Rwanda in western Uganda, is known for its freezing cold nights. A cloud...

Uganda: Nyege Nyege Turns Five

The Nyege Nyege International Music Festival marked its fifth anniversary this month in Uganda's Buikwe district. The four-day...

Uganda: U.S. Sanctions Uganda’s Ex-Police Chief Kayihura

The US Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on Uganda's former Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura, for alleged...

East Africa: President Kenyatta, Museveni Sign Pact to End Cross-Border Conflicts

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni Thursday witnessed the historical signing of a peace deal...

Uganda: ‘Trust and Empower Us’ – Young Ugandans On Their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Kampala — Young people in Uganda are experiencing a pushback and backlash regarding their sexual and reproductive health...

African Airlines Association Adds a Kenyan Airline and Three Others

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has this year welcomed four new member airlines in Kenya, Djibouti, Senegal and...

Uganda: MPs Question Status of Standard Gauge Railway, Bukasa Port

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament has opened up inquiries into two major infrastructure projects; the Standard...

East Africa: Kenya, Uganda Sign Pact to End Cross-Border Conflicts Between Turkana, Pokot and Karamoja

Moroto, Uganda — President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Thursday witnessed the signing of...

Uganda: MPs Quiz Ambassador, 5 Others Over Departed Asians Properties

Members of Parliament yesterday quizzed some Ugandans of Asian origin for allegedly repossessing properties left by departed Asians...

Uganda: State of Jinja Abattoir Worries Beef Consumers

Jinja — Residents in Jinja Town are concerned over the state of Jinja main abattoir where cattle, sheep...

Uganda: Church Probes Anonymous Letters Targeting Bishops

The Anglican Church is investigating anonymous letters threatening the outgoing and incoming bishops of West Lango Diocese. The...

Uganda: Lightning Kills Four People, Injures Two in Kanungu

Lightning has struck dead four people at Kyashamiro Trading Centre, Rutenga Sub County in Kanungu District, leaving two...

Uganda: Floods Ravage Alebtong District

Floods have devastated Omoro and Adwir sub-counties in Alebtong District damaging property, destroying crops and displacing families. Currently,...

Uganda: Nagirinya Killing – Prime Suspects Confess, Reveal Role Each Played

The prime suspects in the killing of social worker Maria Nagirinya and her driver Ronald Kitayimbwa, a boda...

Uganda: Government Gives Sub-County Land to Kasese Residents

Government has handed over 20 square miles of sub-county land to residents of Karusandara in Kasese District in...

Uganda: Omoro Leaders Clash Over Location of Cancer Centre

Omoro — Bickering among Omoro District leaders is delaying the establishment of a new regional cancer institute in...

Uganda: Local Leaders Welcome Niwagaba Bill Proposals

A section of leaders from Kigezi Sub-region have backed the move by the Ndorwa East Member of Parliament,...

Uganda: Bou Governor, Finance Poke Holes in NSSF Bill

The Bank of Uganda (BoU) and Ministry of Finance officials have poked holes in the proposed National Social...

Uganda: Moroto Faces Hotel Room Crisis Ahead of Museveni, Kenyatta Visit

An acute shortage of hotel rooms has hit Moroto District due to a big number of people who...

Uganda: Kabaka Sued Over Munyonyo Land

Kampala — The grandchild of Ssekabaka Daudi Chwa has sued the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II,...

Uganda: Government Increases Contribution to Depositors’ Insurance Fund

Kampala — Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has said government has taken a strategic decision to increase the Deposit...

Uganda: UPDF Soldiers On the Spot for Beating Up Suspect

Intelligence officers attached to the Uganda People's Defence Force ( UPDF) 4th Division in Gulu District are investigating...

Uganda: Confusion As Government Disowns High Level-Summit

The government has disowned a high level summit on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) due next week in Kampala,...

Uganda: Avoid Reckless Sex With Commonwealth Delegates, Kadaga Tells MPs

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has advised Ugandan members of parliament and protocol officers to maintain dignity...

Rwanda, Uganda Officials to Meet in Kigali

Rwanda and Uganda's ministers for foreign affairs and those in charge of internal affairs, as well as heads...

Uganda: Seven Killed in Nakasongola Road Accident

Seven people have been confirmed dead and 11 others critically injured in a road accident involving a bus...

Uganda: Former Masaka Mayor Ssemwogerere Dies

Former Masaka Municipality mayor, Mr Gerald Ssemwogerere has passed on. According to family members, Mr Ssemwegere died Tuesday...

Uganda: Experts Offer Farmers Best Coffee Growing Tips

Kampala — Coffee production and general management is one of the training sessions that attracted the biggest crowds...

Uganda: Governmet to Cancel Passports Over Fraud

The Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) in the Internal Affairs ministry has expressed concern over increasing...

Uganda: High Defilement Cases Worry Mityana Leaders

Mityana — Mityana District leaders have raised concern over rampant defilement cases in the area. Between July and...

Uganda: Beef, Chicken Prices On the Rise

Retail prices of beef and chicken have skyrocketed in Lira Town due to shortage of livestock, Daily Monitor...

Ugandan Police Now Allows Chameleon to Hold Music Concerts

After push and shove, Ugandan police have granted celebrated musician Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleone permission to stage...

Kenya: How Kenyans, As Expected, Took Over Nyege Nyege Festival in Uganda

Evidently, The Bell Jamz stage at Nyege Nyege is not well designed and lit to match other sections...

Uganda: Rent in Kampala’s City Centre Remain Stable

Kampala, Uganda — Rent for office space in prime locations in Kampala City has remained stable for the...

Uganda: DPP Withdrawals Murder Charges Against Minister Nantaba

The Director of Public Prosecutions has withdrawn murder charges against State Minister for Information, Communication and Technology Idah...

Uganda: Rugby Hit By Double Blow

Kampala — The weekend saw Uganda rugby robbed of two souls that played pivotal roles. While World Cup...

Uganda: Police Finally Okays Chameleone’s Cancelled Concerts

Police have finally granted permission to musician and Democratic Party national chief mobiliser Joseph Mayanja aka Jose Chameleon...

Uganda: Police Rescue Seven Year – Old Boy in Aborted Kidnap Deal

Luweero — Police and its sister security agencies have successfully rescued a juvenile from a kidnap gang in...

Uganda: DPP Withdraws Murder Charges Against Minister Nantaba

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn murder charges against state minister for Information, Communication and Technology...