Uganda

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...

Uganda: 64 Percent Homes Don’t Wash Hands With Soap – Survey

At least 64 per cent of households in Uganda do not wash their hands with water and soap...

Uganda: Competition Pushes Down Price of Cement in Uganda

The entry of Simba Cement and Kampala Cement has increased competition among manufacturers in Uganda, driving down prices....

Uganda: Teacher Absenteeism Crippling Bugisu Schools

Teacher absenteeism, lack of toilet facilities and inadequate classrooms are some of the challenges crippling learning in some...

Uganda: Wokorach Pens Nine-Month Deal At French Side Bourges

In what is becoming one of Uganda rugby's Cinderella stories, Phillip Wokorach has continued to engrave his name...

Uganda: Masaka Vendors Protest Over Poor Road

Police in Masaka District on Monday fired teargas and live bullets to disperse vendors at Masaka Central Market...

Uganda: Why Are So Many Children in Uganda Not Eating Enough Nutritious Food?

In our capacity as the heads of two UN agencies in Uganda--UNICEF and World Food Programme--we have travelled...

Uganda: Ruling On Nyanzi Case Against Makerere Delayed Due to Lack of Documents

High Court Judge Lydia Mugambe on Wednesday pushed the ruling on the case in which Dr Stella Nyanzi...

Uganda: Oulanyah Wants Whistleblowers’ Protection Enhanced

Kampala, Uganda — The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said that although Uganda has a law...

Uganda: ‘Local Coffee Market Is Key’

A slump in global coffee prices in 2018 was a cause for worry for most coffee producers across...

Uganda: Trial of Suspected German Paedophile Flops Over Absence of Language Interpreter

The trial of Mr Bernhard Bery Glaser, a Kalangala-based German national accused of being a paedophile has for...

Uganda’s ‘Inadequate’ Agriculture – allAfrica.com

Uganda's expenditure on agriculture, at 2.8 per cent, is East Africa's lowest but it could affect the sector's...

Kenya: Zari Hassan Blasts KQ for ‘Always’ Stealing Her Items

Ugandan socialite-turned-businesswoman Zari Hassan is not happy with Kenya Airways (KQ) after her expensive perfumes were allegedly stolen...

Uganda: Hpv Vaccine – Uganda’s Call to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Cancer of the cervix is the most common cancer type among women worldwide. In Uganda, it accounts for...

Uganda: How Data Protection and Privacy Law Will Affect Companies

"50 million people, 23 million consumers. We have their details. We are direct marketing experts. We specialise in...

Uganda: EC Raises the Red Flag Over Delayed Electoral Reforms

The chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Justice Simon Byabakama, has raised concern over Parliament's delay to pass...

Uganda: KCCA Staff, Management in Row Over Deployment

Employees who recently joined Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) after they had been denied placement for seven years...

Uganda: Monitor Reader Bails Out Four Mothers Detained By Hospital

They wore a one-million dollar smile on their faces on hearing the news that they were to leave...

Uganda: Government Registers 15,000 Boats

The ongoing boat registration exercise has gained steam with 15,000 boats so far entered in government data base,...

Uganda: 13-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Shrine After Failed Abortion

A 13-year-old girl has been hospitalized at Kiyunga health centre IV after suffering complications while procuring an abortion...

Uganda: IGAD Meeting On Cross Border Pastoralism Ends Without Deal

The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) meeting on cross border pastoralism in Uganda ended without the signing of...

Uganda: Talent Is Golden but How It Is Nurtured Also Matters

Had Whitney Houston been alive and watched Esther and Ezekiel Muteesasira do a rendition of her When You...

Uganda: More Than 18 Million Children in Uganda to Be Immunized Against Measles, Rubella and Polio in Mass Campaign

Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43%...

Uganda: Police Probes Drowning of Makerere University Student

Police officers from Wandegeya and Makerere police stations are probing the drowning of a Makerere University student James...

Uganda: Masaka Vendors Protest Over Poor State of Road, Drainage System

Police in Masaka District on Monday used teargas and live bullets to quell angry vendors at Masaka Central...

Uganda: C-Section Births – Government Accuses Hospitals of Greed

The Ministry of Health has decried the rise in the number of caesarean section births, saying they are...

Uganda: Army Warns People Power Again On Wearing Red Berets

The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has reiterated its warning to Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi...

Uganda: SIM Card Scam – Opm Protests Ban On Refugee IDs

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has castigated the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) for suspending registration of...

Uganda Prisons Recruits 1,400, Promotes 35

A total of 1,479 people have been recruited into the Uganda Prisons Service (UPS) to bridge the gap...

Uganda: The Curious Case of Reene Bach – a Quack Doctor or a Victim of Malice?

The curious case of Renee Bach: Facing trial over child deaths in Busoga Two-year-old Twalali Kifabi died in...

Uganda: Hospital Detains 4 Mothers, Babies Over Medical Bills

Four mothers and their newly born babies have been detained by St Francis Hospital, Naggalama in Mukono District...

Uganda: Review Students Loan Scheme – Prof Kagonyera

Prof George Mondo Kagonyera has called for a review and streamlining of the Higher Education Students Financing (HESF)...

Uganda: Brutal Killing of Gay Activist

(Kampala) – Ugandan authorities should thoroughly investigate the fatal attack on October 4, 2019 on an activist for...

Uganda: Doctors Blocked From Practicing Over Lack of Certificates

Kampala, Uganda — Recent graduates from Makerere University have been blocked from registering and practicing as medical professionals...

Uganda: Two P.7 Candidates Killed in Kasese Landslides

Two children have died after landslides hit Kyambarwa village, Mahango sub-county in Kasese district. The deceased are Winnie...