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Uganda: Loan Scheme Recovers Shs78m From Students

By Patience AhimbisibweKampala — The Uganda Higher Education Students Financing Board has said they have recovered Shs78m of...

Uganda: Cost of Construction Raises By 2.1 Per Cent

By Martin Luther OketchKampala — The cost of construction was relatively higher in March than February due to...

Uganda: Bobi Wine Expected At CID Headquarters Today

By Andrew BagalaKampala — The Directorate of Criminal Investigations has summoned the Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias...

Zimbabwe: Uganda’s Museveni in Mugabe Rib Tickler As He Jets in for Zitf

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni arrived in the country Thursday to officially open the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in...

Uganda: Gulu University Bows to Staff Pressure, Pays Debt

By Julius OcungiGulu — Gulu University management has finally settled Shs80 million accumulated medical debt it owed St...

Uganda: Makerere University Student Killer Dies in Police Cells

By Mudangha KolyanghaKibuku — Police in Kibuku District are investigating circumstances under which a suspect reportedly committed suicide...

Uganda: Luweero Pushes for Piped Water As Boreholes Dry Up

By Dan WanderaLuweero District leaders have partnered with the National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in a bid...

Uganda: MPs Okay Shs386b Loan for City Spy Cameras

By Misairi Thembo KahunguParliament — Parliament yesterday approved a government request to secure a loan of $104m (Shs386.6b)...

Uganda: Buganda, Kayunga Leaders Lock Horns Over Sewer Line

By Fred MuzaaleKayunga — Buganda Kingdom has protested the ongoing construction of a sewer pipe line on their...

Uganda Third Biggest Employer of Chinese in East African Region

By Christine KasemiireKampala — Uganda employs more Chinese than all other East African countries apart from Kenya and...

Uganda: MPs Raise Their Allowances By 40 Percent

By Yasiin MugerwaKampala — Members of Parliament have increased their allowances by 39 per cent and that of...

Uganda: Police Confirm One Dead in City Accident

By Derrick WanderaKampala — Police have confirmed that at least one person died and they are still finding...

Uganda: Bakaleke Lawyers Ask Court to Dismiss Case

By Juliet KigongoKampala — The lawyers defending fugitive senior police officer Siraje Bakaleke on Wednesday asked court to...

Uganda: Pallisa District Faces 400 Teacher Deficit

By Olivier MukaayaPallisa — The Pallisa District local government is facing a shortage of about 400 primary teachers...

Uganda: These Violent Scenes Are Hurting Uganda’s Image

editorial By EditorThe unfolding violent confrontations between police and the Opposition are making Uganda look unstable and a...

Uganda: ICT Ministry Needs Shs68b to Connect Internet in Uganda’s Safari Parks

By Misairi Thembo KahunguParliament — With tourism being among the major contributors to Uganda's economy, the Ministry of...

Uganda: Insights From Uganda On Why Solar Street Lights Make Sense

Photo: Alex Esagala/Daily Monitor Traffic and solar street lights mounted on the refurbished Kira Road Police Station junction....

Uganda: Age Limit Petition Fails – Ball Is Back in Political Arena

opinion By Karoli SsemogerereLast Thursday morning, a sharply divided Supreme Court dismissed the age limit appeal by the...

Uganda: Supreme Court Ruling – We Need New Democratic Consensus Before 2021

opinion By David K. MafabiAfter listening to the seven individual judgments of the Justices of the Supreme Court...

Uganda: Museveni Is On a Home Run of Projects, So Why Does He Still Gag His Opponents?

opinion By Daniel K KalinakiHardly a day goes by without President Museveni opening or launching one project or...

Uganda: NEMA Grants Esia Certificate for Tilenga Oil Development Project

After months of review and consultations, the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) granted Certificate of Approval for the...

Uganda Embarks On a Multisectoral Approach to Improve Vaccination Coverage Against Human Papillomavirus

press release The Ministries of Health, Education, Gender and Local government have committed to improving the coverage of...

Uganda: Police Raids Cut Short Three Radio Interviews With Opposition Politician

press release Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the heavy-handed raids that the Ugandan police have carried out on...

Uganda: Adverse Weather and Politics Batter Uganda Coffee Exports

By Jonathan KamogaUganda recorded a sharp drop in coffee exports last year, losing over $100 million. Officials are...

Uganda: Govt Worried About Global Hpv Vaccine Shortage

Kampala, Uganda — The Health Ministry may not meet its target of vaccinating all girls of ten of...

Uganda: Health Ministry Introduces School Immunization Registers

Kampala, Uganda — To improve the completion rates for the Human Papilloma Virus-HPV vaccination, the Health Ministry has...

Uganda: MPs Approve Additional Funding to Electoral Commission

Kampala, Uganda — Parliament has approved an additional funding of 344.2 billion shillings to the Electoral Commission to...

Uganda: Experts Ask Govt to Change Approach to Malaria Prevention

Kampala, Uganda — Public health experts have asked the government to change its approach in malaria prevention strategies....

Uganda: MPs Ask Govt for Detailed Phase Out Plan of Ordinary Passports

Kampala, Uganda — MPs have asked government to put in place a detailed plan of phasing out the...

Uganda: African Alliance Group’s Withdrawal From USE Signals Hard Times Ahead

By Bernard BusuulwaAfrican Alliance has announced its intended exit in May from Uganda's stock market after 15 years....

Uganda: Dr Idro – Passionate About Children’s Health

By Halima AbdallahDr Richard Idro, a Ugandan consulting paediatrician and paediatric neurologist at Mulago Hospital, has received the...

Uganda: Katumwa for 3-Day Workshop Ahead of Angelique Kidjo Concert

By Justus LyatuuRenowned Ugandan jazz maestro Isaiah Katumwa is yet again spreading his musical influence to young aspirational...

Uganda: Proposal to Exempt Tax On Aircraft Insurance Upsets MPs

Kampala — A move by government to exempt the supply of aircraft insurance amid efforts to revive the...

Uganda: Fuel Quality Compliance Now At 99%

By Christine KasemiireKampala — Adulterated fuel on the market has drastically reduced due to improved quality compliance, which...

Uganda: Bobi Wine in Bugiri to Attend Former District Chairperson Siraji Lyavala’s Burial

By Michael KakumiriziKyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine has travelled to Bugiri District in...

Uganda: Victoria University Boosts Miss Curvy Contest Ahead of Finals Tomorrow

By Damali MukhayeVictoria University has offered scholarship to all the 25 Miss Curvy contestants ahead of the grand...

Uganda: Buyende Floods – Health Centre Stuck With Patients

By Tausi NakatoJinja — Health workers at Kidera Sub-county in Buyende District, who are receiving victims of the...

Uganda: Parliament Orders Elections in 6 New Districts Before June

By Misairi Thembo KahunguParliament — Parliament on Wednesday approved the report by the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs' committee...

Uganda: Rainstorm Destroys 8 Schools, 54 Classrooms

By Isaac Newton Abili & Charity AkulloALEBTONG/KOLE- At least 5,000 pupils in Alebtong District are studying under trees...

Uganda: Bobi Wine – From Police Peace Envoy to Detainee

By Andrew Bagala & Derrick WanderaKampala — About nine years ago, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias, Bobi...