Uganda

Uganda: Gun Stolen From Prison Wardress While On Whatsapp

Mpigi — Police in Mpigi District are investigating circumstances under which unidentified man attacked a prison wardress attached...

Uganda: 15 Arrested As Makerere Students Protest 15 Percent Tuition Increment

At least 15 students from Makerere University have been arrested for protesting 15 percent cumulative tuition increment. The...

Uganda: Ruling On Mumbere’s Application to Relax Bail Terms Deferred

The Kololo-based International Crimes Division has adjourned the ruling in which the Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere is...

Uganda: Attacks On LGBT+ Ugandans Seen Rising After Minister Proposes Death for Gay Sex

Nairobi — Uganda has seen a rise in attacks on LGBT+ people since a minister proposed bringing back...

Rwanda: Man Narrates His Arrest, Torture in Ugandan Jail

On Thursday last week, Elias Tuyiringire was deported to Rwanda after serving 15 months in Kisoro prison in...

Africa: Kenya’s New Icd for Uganda, Rwanda, DRC-Bound Cargo Coming in January

Beginning January 2020, import cargo destined for Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC through Mombasa port will be...

Central Africa: African Health Ministers Move to Halt Ebola Threat

Health Ministers and senior immigration officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the nine neighboring countries...

Uganda: Importers, Ura Clash Over Point of Payment On Duty

Importers have clashed with the Uganda Revenue Authority over a recent proposal to amend payment of Customs duty....

Uganda: Value of Mobile Money Transactions Reduces By Shs6.1 Trillion

Less money was sent through mobile money platforms in the 2018/19 financial year compared to 2017. The money,...

Uganda: 1,000 Bukedea Families Cry Foul After Eviction By State House Officials

A total of 1,000 families of Amujaju Village, Kabarwa Sub-county in Bukedea District, are crying for help after...

Uganda: Two Years Later, 75,000 Pupils Trained in Skills

In order to boost employability chances of students, more than 70,000 of them are being equipped with skills...

Uganda: Digital Tax Stamps Start Next Month, Uma Petitions Government

Dust has yet again been raised by manufacturers on the controversial digital tax stamps whose implementation is expected...

Uganda Cranes Qualify for 2020 Africa Nations Championship

Uganda Cranes have ejected Burundi to qualify for the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship. Fahad Bayo gave Uganda...

Uganda Targets Birding to Boost Tourism Revenue

Uganda will between December 6 and 8 host the third Pearl of Africa Birding Expo at the lakeside...

Rwanda: Second Rwanda, Uganda Meeting Fails to Take Off

A meeting between Uganda and Rwanda that should have taken place on Thursday as a follow up to...

Uganda: Lobbies Accuse Regulator of Suppressing Uganda Media

Human Rights Watch and Uganda media stakeholders have accused communications sector regulator--Uganda Communication's Commission--of harassing the media. "The...

Uganda: Nagirinya Murder – Three More Remanded to Luzira Prison

Three more suspects in respect to the murder of a social worker Maria Nagirinya and her part time...

Uganda: Police Arrests Couple Accused of Killing Own Baby

Police in Wakiso are holding a couple accused of killing their 2-year-old baby. Patrick Busuulwa, 23, a local...

Uganda: Minister Bahati ‘Warns’ Men Off Young Girls

The state minister of Finance in charge of planning David Bahati has cautioned men against luring young girls...

Uganda: Mak Dons Demand Pay Rise As Directed By President Museveni

Makerere university lecturers have put the government on notice regarding their pay rise as directed by President Museveni...

Uganda: Ura Closes Several Businesses Over Tax Arrears

Uganda revenue authority (URA) has closed several wholesale and retail businesses in Soroti district town over unpaid tax...

Uganda: International Donors ‘Stand With’ LGBT+ Ugandans Over ‘Kill the Gays’ Bill

Nairobi — The European Union and the United States, which provide hundreds of millions of dollars in aid...

Uganda: Traders Abandon Landing Site As Fishing Business Slows Down

Until early this year, Lwampanga was one of the fastest-growing towns in Nakasongola District, but the town is...

Uganda: People Power Musician Bosmic Banned From Performing in Uganda

Kitgum district security committee has banned renowned People Power musician William Otim alias Bosmic Otim from henceforth holding...

Uganda Positions Itself to Reap From Bamboo Boom

Kampala, Uganda — The Uganda Industrial Research Institute- UIRI is considering several innovations to increase the commercial use...

Liberia: LRA Staff to ‘Go Slow’ Starting October 21

The revenue generation arm of the government may likely experience an unprecedented collapse if plans by employees of...

Uganda: Why Kampala Floods Are Not About to End

Whenever skies open, transport in most parts of Kampala grounds to a halt, with torrential floods wreaking havoc...

Uganda: Businessman Kahuma Was Not Killed, Say Police

A prominent businessman who was allegedly strangled in his house in Ggaba - Kawuku, in Makindye Division last...

Uganda: Court Tasks Chinese National and Ugandan Who Fought to Reconcile

Buganda Chief Magistrate's Court has tasked a Chinese national and a Ugandan charged with assaulting each other from...

Uganda to Host African Population Summit

The government of Uganda together with the Union for African Population Studies is set to host the 8th...

Uganda: Media Houses Say Regulator Stifling Space

Media houses in Uganda say they are being forced to exclude some sections of the public from making...

Uganda: Women’s Football Gets Two New Fufa Award Categories

The rapid growth of the women's game will be recognised at this year's Airtel-FUFA Football Awards with two...

Uganda: Photographer Remanded for Altering National and Refugee Identification Cards

Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's Court has remanded a photographer for unlawfully altering National and Refugee Identification Cards. Court...

Uganda: Invoking Culture or Religion to Harm Others Can Never Be Justified

This month, Uganda's 'Ethics and Integrity Minister' Simon Lokodo announced that his government planned to reintroduce an 'anti-homosexuality...

Uganda: Heavy Rains Destroy Newly Commissioned Bridge in Kyenjojo

Heavy rains have ravaged a new bridge in Kyenjojo district which was commissioned two months ago. The bridge...

Uganda: Ucc Proposes Improved Regulation of Social Media

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is proposing improved regulation of over the top services (OTT) such as Facebook and...

Uganda Clays Suspends Five Employees

Uganda Clays Limited has suspended five employees at its Kamonkoli factory in eastern Uganda, Budaka District. Those suspended...

Uganda: Tsekooko – Judge Who Ruled Twice Against Museveni Goes to Rest

Retired Supreme Court judge John Wilson Tsekooko breathed his last on Monday afternoon. The cause of his demise...

Uganda: Government Names 75 Pump Stations Selling Impure Fuel

The Ministry of Energy and Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) yesterday published a list of 75 fuel...

Uganda: Court Dismisses Forgery Charges Against Kaweesi Murder Suspects

Nabweru Magistrate's Court has dismissed forgery charges against the three murder suspects of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix...