Uganda

Uganda: Government Freezes Importing Furniture for Its Offices

By Yasiin MugerwaLocal producers of furniture will get a boost following the government's decision to ban importation of...

Uganda to Start Manufacturing Animal Vaccines, Says Minister

By Eve MugangaUganda will soon start manufacturing animal vaccines, the agriculture ministry has revealed. The move follows concerns...

Uganda: Student Drowns At Bujagali Falls, Teacher Arrested

By Denis EdemaJinja — The Deputy Headmaster of Kiringo Progressive Academy in Bubiiro Village, Buikwe District, has been...

Uganda: New Wildlife Act 2019 Sets Tough Terms for Encroachers

By Eric NtalumbwaMemories of 11 lions that were poisoned in Hamukungu village, bordering Queen Elizabeth National Park are...

Uganda: Man Accuses Sister of Fornication, Kills Her

By Francis MugerwaKikuube — Police have arrested a man who allegedly killed his sister after accusing her of...

Uganda: Stellar Oyella Third Ugandan to Net World Cup Century

By Abdul-Nasser SsemugabiUganda's goal attacker Stella Oyella is among the star attractions at the Netball World Cup in...

Uganda: 3 Kenyan Fishermen ‘Detained in Uganda’ for Trespassing

By George OdiwuorUgandan security officials are allegedly holding three Kenyan fishermen accused of trespassing while fishing in Lake...

Uganda: One Year of Social Media Tax

The introduction of a social media tax a year ago in Uganda caused an outcry from government critics...

Uganda: Socialite Zari Remarries After Falling for South Africa King Bae

By Hilary KimuyuUgandan socialite Zari Hassan is officially off the market after saying 'I do' in a private...

Uganda: Mayiga Should Stop Talk About Coffee Bill – Museveni

By Risdel KasasiraKampala — President Museveni has warned the Katikkiro of Buganda, Mr Charles Peter Mayiga, to stop...

Uganda: Mobilise Public to Join the Fight Against Hepatitis B

opinion By Kenneth KabagambeIn 2016, deaths caused by viral hepatitis surpassed all chronic infectious diseases, including HIV/Aids, malaria...

Uganda: Government to Build 10 Expressways to Decongest Kampala City

By Franklin Draku & Arthur WaderoGovernment has embarked on a programme to decongest Kampala city and the metropolitan...

Uganda: Government to Install Tracking Devices in Cars, Bodas – Museveni

By Risdel Kasasira & Andrew BagalaPresident Museveni Thursday said government is planning to install electronic tracking devices in...

Uganda: Govt Joins Desperate Hunt for Ebola Vaccine

By William NibaUganda has fast-tracked testing of Ebola vaccines, as the WHO declared the outbreak in neighboring Democratic...

Uganda: Suspected Ebola Patient Dies in Masaka

By Ambrose MusasiziA suspected Ebola victim, who had been admitted to Kitovu Missionary Hospital in Masaka has died,...

Uganda: Veteran Coach Mugerwa Asks Uganda Coaches to Put Players in Natural Positions

By Regina NalujjaKampala — Unlike at previous tournaments, Uganda's coaching staff have tried to give all members of...

Uganda: Agricultural Credit Facility Writes Off Shs9.4 Billion

By Christine KasemiireFifteen loans valued at Shs9.4b financed under the Agricultural Credit Facility (ACF) were due for write...

Uganda: She Cranes Throw Last Dice At Jamaica in Wc

By Abdul-Nasser SsemugabiKampala — Uganda cannot afford to lose again tonight if their mathematical chance to play in...

Tanzania, Uganda Seek to Fix Bittersweet Sugar Issue

Kampala — Sugar and edible oil originating from Uganda remain locked out of the Tanzanian market more than...

Uganda to Register Cattle and Issue Them Birth Certificates – Minister

By Daily MonitorThe Ugandan government has announced plans to register all farmers and their cattle, including issuing birth...

Uganda: Poor Planning in Kampala to Blame for Congestion, Building Collapse – Experts

By Daily MonitorOn June 24, a perimeter wall at Lohana High School in Old Kampala, Uganda, collapsed, killing...

Uganda: ICC Rejects Ugandan Rebel Leader Ongwen’s Appeal

Photo: ICC-CPI Dominic Ongwen at his first appearance hearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. (file...

Uganda Scrambles to Respond to Fresh Ebola Scare in Kasese

By Dicta AsiimweUgandan authorities scrambled to respond to a fresh Ebola threat after a Congolese trader died of...

Kenya-Uganda Peace Deal to Herald New Dawn at Border

By Collins OmuloThe government has said that the cross-border peace agreement to be signed between Kenya and Uganda...

Uganda: BoU Amendment Bill in Offing

By UrnA proposal is in the offing to amend the Bank of Uganda (BoU) Act to separate the...

Uganda: EC Official Pleads Guilty to Stealing Election Cash

By Anthony WesakaThe Electoral Commission (EC) registrar for Bukwo District Wednesday pleaded guilty to embezzling Shs31.5m that was...

Uganda: New Details Show How Killers Attack Boda Riders

By Tom MalabaA Kampala suburb, where 22-year-old Derrick Muwonge, a boda boda rider, was brutally killed on June...

Uganda: EC Registrar Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Shs 32m, Fined Shs 3 Million

The Anti-Corruption court in Kampala has convicted Dennis Budali the Electoral Commission registrar for Bukwo district for embezzlement...

Uganda: Cultures Blowing Up Population Numbers

opinion By Sadab Kitatta KaayaWednesday morning was a day of long queues for Margaret Bako (not real name)...

Ugandan Commentator Arrested Over Facebook Post Critical of President

On July 12, 2019, plainclothes police in Kireka, a suburb of Kampala, Uganda's capital, arrested Joseph Kabuleta, a...

Uganda: Museveni Directs Minister Anite to Audit UTL

President Museveni has directed State Minister for Privatisation and Investment, Ms Evelyn Anite to institute an audit in...

Uganda: 60 Percent of Pupils in Kakumiro Cannot Read Well – Uneb Survey

By Alex TumuhimbiseKakumiro — A survey carried out by Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) has found that Kakumiro...

Uganda: Custodian Board Probes Ownership of Asian Assets

By George Muron and Simon NauleleSoroti — The custodian board has launched investigations into ownership of properties formerly...

Uganda: IGG to Probe Illegal Staff Recruitment At KCCA

By Amos NgwomoyaKampala — The Inspectorate of Government is considering a probe into the alleged illegal recruitment of...

Uganda: Ministers Miss Parliament Probe Over Asians Properties

By Damali MukhayeSome ministers managing the Departed Asians Property Custodian Board (DAPCB) yesterday missed a meeting with the...

Uganda: Kampala Gets New Sewerage Network

By Stephen OtageKampala — National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has asked property owners whose buildings are not...

Uganda: Panic As BoU Payment System Breaks Down

By Yasiin MugerwaKampala — The Central Bank yesterday suffered a mysterious failure of its real-time gross settlements (RTGS)...

Uganda: MPs Welcome Cabinet Bill On Sharing Wealth After Man’s Death

By Damali MukhayeMembers of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee yesterday endorsed the Attorney General's proposal to present...

Uganda: How Bobi Wine Has Forgotten His Core Fans

By Yusuf SerunkumaIf the success of his hit single, Kyarenga were to teach us anything, is that Bobi...

East Africa: Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today declared the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic...