Uganda

Uganda Tourism Board Gets New Leadership

By Ismail Musa LaduMs Lilly Ajarova has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the Uganda Tourism...

Uganda: District Engineer, Finance Officer Arrested Over Missing Car Engines

By Malik Fahad JjingoLyantonde — Lyantonde District Engineer and the chief finance officer have been arrested for allegedly...

Uganda: Bobi Wine’s Co-Accused in Treason Case, Collapses in Court

Photo: Polycap K. /The Monitor In the dock. from Left to Right, Eddie Mutwe in red shirt, Bobi...

Rwanda: Another Rwandan Kidnapped in Uganda

Moses Ishimwe Rutare, 33, a Rwandan national who lives and works in Kampala, Uganda, was picked up from...

Kenya: Fisherman Swims 5km in Lake Victoria to Escape From Ugandan Police Officers

By Gaitano PessaA Kenyan fisherman says he escaped arrest and cheated death on Tuesday night after he jumped...

Uganda: Bobi Wine Named Among 100 Global Thinkers

The United States Foreign Policy magazine has named Kyadondo East member of parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine...

Uganda: 64 Kyambogo University Lecturers Miss Research Grants Over Plagiarism

Sixty four senior academic staffs of Kyambogo University have been dropped from the list of research grants beneficiaries...

Uganda: Masaka Businessman Attacked With Acid

By Gertrude MutyabaMasaka — Police in Masaka District are investigating circumstances under which a prominent businessman in Masaka...

Uganda: Ten-Year-Old Dies After Ear Pin Disappears in Ear

By Sam Opio CalebKamuli — A 10-year-old girl has died after an ear pin she was playing with...

Uganda: District Officials Arrested Over Missing Car Engines

By Malik Fahad JjingoLyantonde — Two Lyantode District officials have been arrested for allegedly swapping the engines of...

Uganda: Singer Supercharger Accuses Bebe Cool of Embezzling Money Meant for Children Living With HIV

By Jane Justine Mirembe1990s Singer and former Radio Simba presenter Moses Nsubuga popularly known as Moses Supercharger has...

Uganda: Bobi Wine Named Among Top 100 Foreign Policy Global Thinkers

Photo: Daily Monitor Ugandan pop star Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine. By Jane Justine MirembeKyandondo East...

Uganda: British MPs Want Ugandan Govt Sanctioned

By Frederic Musisi & James KabengwaKampala — The UK minister of State for Africa, Mr Harriett Baldwin, on...

Uganda: You Took Over BoU Lawyers Work, MPs Tell Bagyenda

By Solomon ArinaitweKampala — The MPs on the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) yesterday...

Uganda: Solar Power Capacity to Hit 50mw

By Sadat Mbogo & Misairi Thembo KahunguGomba — Uganda's solar energy generation capacity connected to the national grid...

Uganda: Arua Treason Case – Bobi Wine, Co-Accused Return to Court On Thursday

Photo: Polycap K. /The Monitor In the dock. from Left to Right, Eddie Mutwe in red shirt, Bobi...

Uganda: Get Out, IGG Tells Pastor in Property Row With Couple

By Julius OcungiGulu — The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Justice Irene Mulyagonja, has directed the Gulu District...

Uganda: Markets Players Mull Umeme’s Future

By Bernard BusuulwaInvestors and players in the energy sector are raising questions over President Yoweri Museveni's directive to...

Uganda: UK Lawmakers Denounce Ugandan Govt’s Arrest, Torture of MP Bobi Wine

Photo: allafrica.com MP Bobi wine and Uganda President Yoweri Museveni. London, UK — UK parliamentarians have condemned the...

Uganda: Police Officers Manhandle Truck Driver Over Driving Permit

By Tobbias Jolly OwinyKiryandongo — Traffic police officers attached to Kiryandongo Central Police station Wednesday manhandle a truck...

Uganda: People Power Activist Unconditionally Released From Jail Over Non-Existent Charge

By Anthony WesakaA People Power activist who had been in incarceration for close to two weeks, has this...

East Africa: Man Swims 5km in L. Victoria to Escape From Uganda Police

Photo: Gaitano Pessa/Nation Kenyan fisherman Ben Wandera says he escaped arrest on the night of January 8, 2019,...

Uganda Gets Unique U.S.$25 Million Solar Power Project

By Chacha MwitaEast Africa — UK firm-Great Lakes Africa Energy (GLAE) has marked its seventh anniversary with development...

Uganda: Public Varsities Shut Down Over Shs29b Salary Strike

By Franklin DrakuKampala — Academic and non-teaching staff in all public universities across the country have gone on...

Uganda: BoU Bosses Quizzed On Shs900m Legal Fees

By Moses KyeyuneMargaret Kasule (BoU legal counsel): Most of the legal opinions were given during meetings and then...

Uganda: British MP Questions UK Involvement in Uganda’s Internal Affairs

By James KabengwaMembers of Parliament (MPs) of the United Kingdom House of Commons have underscored the need by...

Uganda: Singleton Challenge Opens the World to Uganda’s Golf Family

By Darren Allan KyeyuneKampala — "When we sat down to start this tournament in 2017, we wanted to...

Uganda: Treason Case Stops Bobi’s UK Travel

By James KabengwaKyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, on Monday aborted his planned travel...

Uganda: District Stuck With Shs20m Drugs

By Cissy MakumbiAmuru District is stuck with drugs worth Shs20m meant to benefit locals in the disputed Apaa...

Uganda: Money Laundering Undermines Middle Income Dream – Report

By Ismail Musa LaduKampala — Uganda's attempt to attain middle income status continues to be undermined by corruption,...

Uganda: Italian Giants Sampdoria Start Scouting Players From Uganda

By Brian MugenyiKampala — Italian Serie A club Sampdoria has partnered Excellent Sports Company (ESCL) to hone talented...

Uganda: Concession Renegotiation Good for Long-Term Investors – Umeme

By Bernard BusuulwaKampala — Renegotiating Umeme's concession instead of terminating it is the best news for long-term investors...

Uganda: UOC Boss Blick Asks Tennis Body to Invest in Youngsters

By Abdul-Nasser SsemugabiKampala — Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) boss William Blick commended the Uganda Table Tennis Association for...

Uganda: Gulu Widows Group Gets a Sweet Life From Baking Cakes

By Cissy Makumbi, Tobbias Jolly Owiny & Polycap KalokweraGulu — In a bid to cope with life after...

Uganda: 2,000 Girls Defiled in Seven Years

By Sam Caleb OpioKamuli — More than 2,397 girls have been defiled in Kamuli District since 2012, a...

Uganda: FDC Suspends Leader for Attending NRM Meeting

By Moris Mumbere & Felix BasiimeKasese — The Kasese District Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party chairman, Mr...

Uganda: IGG Makes U-Turn On Kalungu Education Boss Sacking

By Wilson Kutamba & Al-Mahdi SsenkabirwaKalungu — The Inspector General of Government (IGG) has made a U-turn on...

Uganda: Congo Militia Kidnaps Man in Western Uganda

By Robert MuherezaKanungu — Police in Kanungu District are investigating a case in which Mr Isaya Mbeeta, a...

Uganda: Traffic Lights Excite Mbale Motorists

By Yahudu Kitunzi & Micheal WonialaMbale — The installation of solar powered traffic lights in Mbale Municipality has...

Uganda: Refugees Use Improved Stoves to Conserve Environment

By Bill OketchAdjumani — Refugees and host communities in Adjumani District are using improved stoves called Rocket Lorena...