Tag: uganda

Uganda: Jailed Stella Nyanzi Wins 2020 Oxfam Novib/Pen International Award

Incarcerated Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist, Dr Stella Nyanzi is this year's winner of the Oxfam Novib/PEN...

Uganda: Police, UPDF Race Against Time to Rescue Survivors After Jinja Building Collapses

Two bodies have so far been recovered from the rubbles of a building that collapsed yesterday in Jinja...

Uganda: Schools Were Victims of Fake Papers On Social Media – Uneb

The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) yesterday told Parliament that several schools were victims of fake examination papers...

Rwanda: Civil Servants Barred From Commenting On Uganda-Rwanda Relations

Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have been stopped from discussing or making public statements on the...

Uganda: Tech – What 2020 Might or Might Not Bring

At the start of 2019, many people in the technology world predicted that the sector would drive growth...

Uganda: Police Fire Teargas As MP Ssekikubo Is Released On Bail

Police on Tuesday fired teargas to disperse jubilant supporters of Lwemiyaga County MP, Theodore Ssekikubo after he was...

Uganda: Fishermen Appeal to Museveni As Soldiers Leave 75 Homeless

Fishing communities in the island district of Kalangala have asked President Museveni to prevail over soldiers under the...

Uganda: Advantage Uganda in U-17 World Cup Qualifiers

Uganda take a 2-0 advantage to Addis Ababa for the second leg of the first round in Africa's...

Uganda: Museveni’s Long Walk Draws Mixed Reactions

The 195-km long six-day trek by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has elicited mixed reactions in the country. With...

Uganda: Four Ugandans Released From Rwanda Police Detention

Four Ugandan nationals who have been in detention at Murindi police station in neighbouring Rwanda have been released...

Uganda: Museveni Explains Brown Envelope Gifts During Trek

President Museveni has explain why he dished out 'brown envelopes' to persons he met and interacted with during...

Uganda: Police Rescue Ugandan Kidnapped in South Sudan

Police in Aswa region have rescued a Ugandan national who was kidnapped on Monday in South Sudan. Information...

Uganda: Non-Bagisu Living in Fear Over Forced Circumcision

Non — Bagisu living in Mbale Municipal Council and other areas in Bugisu Sub-region have expressed fear over...

Uganda: Seven Court Staff Face Disciplinary Action Over Corruption

The Judiciary top management has directed disciplinary action against two Magistrates and five support staff following the recent...

Uganda: Riot Police Deployed At EC Headquarters

Riot Police and other heavily armed police officers Thursday cordoned off the headquarters of the Electoral Commission (EC)...

Uganda: Electricity Tariffs Reduce By 1.2 Percent

The cost of electricity for the months leading to March have been reduced marginally by 1.2 per cent....

Uganda: Four Remanded Over Murder of Chinese National

Court has remanded four people to Luzira prison over murder of a Chinese national Fan Xiping. The accused...

Uganda: Ura Detains Suspected Smuggler With Cosmetics Disguised As Baby From DR Congo

Officials from Uganda Revenue Authority have arrested a woman suspected to be smuggling banned cosmetics from DR Congo...

Uganda: Six Killed As Building Collapses in Kansanga

A building in Kansanga has collapsed killing six people on the spot. The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon...

East Africa: Buwembo – MPs! Don’t Be Mischievous…the Military Is On a Mission to Save Fish

Uganda's parliament closed for the Christmas break on a dramatic note: members resolved to suspend a year-long Uganda...

Uganda: Kanyamunyu Trial Resumes – allAfrica.com

The hearing of prosecution evidence against businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu, who is on trial on charges of murder of...

Uganda: Freed Rwandans Handed Over to Rwanda’s Envoy

Uganda on Wednesday dropped charges against nine Rwandans. Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Sam Kutesa told journalists in Kampala...

Rwanda: Military Court Frees 7 Rwandans

The Uganda military court yesterday released seven Rwandan nationals after the State prosecution dropped criminal charges against them....

Ugandan Tennis Starlets Eye Africa Junior Championships

Kampala — Uganda sent two boys' and girls' teams in both the under 14 and 16 categories for...

Uganda: Zari Undeterred Despite Rumours On New Lover

Last week, socialite Zari unveiled the face of her new lover who happens to be Cedric Anthony Fourie,...

Uganda: Bobi Wine Vows to Challenge Museveni At Whatever Cost After Being Released

Uganda's presidential hopeful Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly referred to as Bobi Wine, has been unconditionally released from police custody....

Uganda: Opposition Leader Bobi Wine Teargassed, Arrested

Ugandan musician and opposition legislator Robert Kyagulanyi, best known by his stage name Bobi Wine, was arrested Monday...

Uganda: Health Facility Stuck With HIV Patients

Kasese Municipal Health Centre III has raised concern over the increasing cases of children living with HIV, who...

Uganda: President Museveni Is in Panic Mode but for the Wrong Reasons

When South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka staged her first concert in Uganda in 1991, President Yoweri Museveni...

Uganda: Over 1,000 Head of Cattle Stolen in Festive Season

Cattle keepers in Apac District are crying foul after unknown people stole more than 1,000 head of cattle...

Uganda: Museveni Pledges to End Uganda-Rwanda Standoff

President Museveni has pledged a new beginning and vowed to restore relations between the two "brotherly" people of...

Uganda: South African Music Icon Yvonne Chaka Chaka Deported Over Bobi Wine

South African musician Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been deported. According to Fred Enanga, the police spokesperson, Chaka Chaka...

Rwanda: Kagame Receives Special Message From Museveni

Kigali, Rwanda — President Paul Kagame on Sunday held what the Office of the Rwanda President described as...

Uganda: Buwembo – It’s That Season of Migration – the ‘Wildebeest’ From Kampala Are Here

It is called the greatest show on earth. East Africa's annual migration of two million wildebeest is indeed...

Uganda: Oranto and Armour Get Licences Back in Uganda

Uganda has renewed exploration licences for Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum Ltd (OPL) and Australia's Armour Energy, allowing the companies...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine Vows to Rock Halls of Power

KAMPALA, UGANDA - As Uganda’s presidential nominations draw closer, politician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as the musician Bobi...

Uganda: Mbonye Follower Petitions Court Over Persecution

A follower of Prophet Elvis Allan Mbonye has petitioned the High Court in Kampala, alleging persecution for standing...

Uganda: Mobile School Will Benefit Children in Refugee Camps

I love Uganda and I love Africa. This is what is driving us to convince our friends and...

Uganda: Workers to Strike Over NSSF Funds

Workers have announced a nationwide strike against what they called unfairness by the Finance Ministry to take over...

Uganda: How Candidiasis Sent 2-Months-Old Boy Into ICU

Two-month-old James (not real names) has been admitted at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of the Specialized...