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Uganda: Police Arrest 8 Over Mobile Money Robbery

By Joseph KatoKampala — Police yesterday announced that they have arrested at least eight suspects in the recent...

Uganda: Police Raid Katwe, Recover 27 Bodas

By Andrew BagalaKampala — Police yesterday raided shops in Katwe, a Kampala suburb, for the third day in...

Uganda: Archbishop Calls for Peaceful 2021 Polls

By Tobbias Jolly OwinyGulu — The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese, Dr John Baptist Odama, has asked President Museveni...

Uganda: Locals Spy On Each Other for Sanitation, Hygiene

By Felix Warom Okello & Patrick EbongMaracha — Locals in Maracha District have started spying on each other's...

Uganda: DPP Wants More Witnesses to Pin Maj Gen Kyaligonza

By UrnThe Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has instructed police to gather more evidence pinning Uganda's ambassador to...

Uganda: Kibimba, Sironko Bridges Set for Upgrade

By Fred WambedeSironko — Government has launched the reconstruction of three bridges on the national network in the...

Man Beheads Son, Commits Suicide

Kakumiro -Police in Kakumiro District are investigating a case in which a 35-year-old man allegedly killed his son...

Uganda: Mengo, Kayunga Bicker Over Headquarters Land

By Fred MuzaaleKayunga — Buganda Kingdom has accused Kayunga District local government of illegally acquiring a land title...

Uganda: Kyaligonza – DPP Returns File to CID

By Joseph KatoKampala — The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has returned the case file of Maj Gen...

Uganda: I’ll Lead Uganda Into 2021 and Beyond – Museveni

President Museveni on Monday accepted a resolution by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC)...

Uganda: Museveni Accepts Proposal to Run for 6th Term in 2021, Says He’s ‘Still Very Able’

By Nahashon MusunguUganda President Yoweri Museveni, aged 74, has affirmed he still has the strength to extend his...

Uganda: IGAD Drafts Protocol to End Border Restrictions

By Derrick WanderaKampala — The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has drafted a new protocol to resolve cross-border...

Uganda: Shock As Police Recover Body Parts of Two Missing Pupils in Mpigi Forest

By Sadat MbogoRelatives and residents of Kalagala-Gayaza village, Buseese Parish in Nkozi Sub-County, Mpigi District in central Uganda...

Uganda Shilling Slides As Borrowing Goes Up

By Bernard BusuulwaThe Ugandan shilling fell to more than Ush3,700 against the dollar at the beginning of this...

Uganda: Border Crisis – Indifference From Uganda Rankles Rwanda

By Julius BarigabaWith efforts at mediation remaining far from taking shape, Uganda's indifference in the ongoing border spat...

Kenya’s Comedy Star to Perform in Uganda Alongside Popular Singers

Kampala — Kenyan comedy star, Eric Omondi and Ugandan singers plus a host of top comedians are lined...

Uganda: Buganda NRM Caucus MPs Get New Leaders

Members Parliament who support the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) have elected office bearers to coordinate party activities...

Uganda: 102 Students for Equality Scholarship Programme

By Isaac SsejjombweSofie Kituyi was just an ordinary needy school-going child in Kamuli District when she was enrolled...

Uganda: Police Named in Selling of Nwsc Water

By Joseph OmolloTororo — Officials of National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) have accused police officers attached to...

Uganda: Supreme Court Fails Deadline for Verdict On Age Limit Case

By Anthony WesakaKampala — The Supreme Court has failed to beat the two-month deadline to deliver the judgment...

Uganda: Poisoned Porridge – 104 Victims Discharged

By Steven AriongAmudat/Napak- At least 104 people who were last week taken to various health centres in Amudat...

Uganda: Busoga FDC Leaders Back Besigye for 2021 Election

By Moses OkeyaJinja — Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leaders from Busoga Sub-region have asked Dr Kizza Besigye...

Uganda: District Protests Kampala Name for Mpigi Oil Terminal

By Sadat MbogoMpigi — Mpigi District chairperson Peter Claver Mutuluza has questioned the rationale of naming a petroleum...

Uganda: Court Quashes Govt Decision On NSSF Board Members

By Anthony Wesaka & Betty NdagireKampala — The High Court has ordered government to comply with the directive...

Uganda: Districts Renew Call to License Fishing

By Dan WanderaNakasongola — The 15 districts sharing Lake Kyoga have renewed calls demanding government decentralise fish licensing...

Uganda: Government to Compensate Lango for Lost Animals

By Isaac Otwii & Bill OketchOyam — President Museveni has assured the people of Lango that government will...

Uganda: Bogere Tips Ugandan Boxers

By Abdul-Nasser SsemugabiKampala — US-based boxer Sharif Bogere has been here for just two weeks but he made...

Uganda: Government Seeks Shs847b for Stake in Oil Pipeline

By Frederic MusisiKampala — Government through the Uganda National Oil Company (Unoc) will require between Shs578b and Shs847b...

Uganda: Landslides – Houses to Resettle Victims Ready

By Fred WambedeBulambuli — The construction of the houses meant to resettle the first lot of landslide victims...

Uganda: Bobi Wine Served With Eviction Notice From His Business Premises

By Nahashon MusunguBarely a fortnight after announcing his presidential ambitions, Ugandan musician-turned-politician, Bobi Wine, is facing the threat...

Uganda: Bobi Wine, 400 Others Face Eviction On Kamwokya Land

By James KabengwaKyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, is among 400 residents who...

Uganda: WHO Supports Uganda to Improve Viral Hepatitis Data Reporting

Kampala, 17 March 2019: - Uganda now has the capacity for the roll-out of the WHO Global Hepatitis...

Uganda: Museveni Goes for Domestic Financing in Airlines Revival, Operations to Start By June

By Michael WakabiUganda has deferred delivery of its first aircraft from Canadian manufacturer Bombardier to the end of...

‘Okra Gave Me the Job I Yearned For’

Horticulture farmer James Kisaame, 50, is one of the okra exporters in Uganda. He has grown the vegetable...

Uganda: 5 Children’s Killing – Police Arrest Three

By Felix Basiime & Alinaitwe TibendaThe police have arrested three men in connection with the killing of five...

Uganda: How to Grow Beans Successfully

By Michael J SsaliGrowing beans successfully begins with good seed bed preparation. The soil in the garden should...

Uganda: Court Awards Besigye Shs10 Million in Illegal Arrest Case

By Juliet KigongoKampala — Dr Kizza Besigye, the former president of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC),...

Uganda: Tight Security As Makerere Students Vote for Guild President

By Damali Mukhaye and Nobert AtukundaThe voting for the Makerere University Guild President is underway across all colleges...

Africa: Free Stella Nyanzi, Demand Pan African Activists in Ghana

Accra — On Saturday 9th March, a small group of activists from Ghana, concerned by the continued incarceration...

Uganda: Experts Reject Proposal for Compulsory HIV Testing in Ugandan Schools

Kampala, Uganda — A proposal by the Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDs in Africa-(AMICAAL)-Uganda chapter...