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Ugandan Students Turn Waste to Wealth

Namugongo is a lush, forested community in central Uganda where tall trees are home to colourful birds and...

Uganda: Butaleja NRM Chairperson Passes On

The remains of former National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairperson, Dawson Muloki Mauta, will be laid to rest...

Uganda: Why Ugandan Girls Are Dropping Out of School

Hoima — It is a drizzling morning on the streets of Hoima town in mid-western Uganda. While driving...

Uganda: Suspected Killer of Social Worker, Driver Arrested

Police have arrested a man who is suspected to be behind the abduction and killing of Maria Nagirinya,...

East Africa: EU to Give $55.9m to Drought-Hit Horn of Africa

The European Commission is mobilising $55.9 million for emergency humanitarian funding to help people hit by drought in...

East Africa: After 2 Years of Political Tensions, Will Kampala-Kigali Peace Deal Hold?

Rwandans and Ugandans are waiting with bated breath to see the fruits of the peace agreement signed between...

East Africa: Is Angola’s Lourenco the New Mr Fix It?

The reconciliation of presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Rwanda's Paul Kagame in the Angolan capital Luanda on...

Ugandan Artist Joins Universal Music Group Nigeria

As part of its commitment to grow African talents, Ugandan singer Irene Ntale was recently signed to Universal...

South Sudan: Conflict Rising Among Refugees in Uganda – Report

A report by the International Refugee Rights Initiative reveals a mix of frustration, unemployment, post-traumatic stress and alcohol...

Uganda: Many Uganda Voters Fear Violence in Next Elections – Study

A new study in Uganda shows that many people involved in election preparations and Ugandan politics expect violence...

Uganda: Torture – MP Nambooze Sues Government

Kampala, Uganda — Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze Bakireke has sued government for alleged torture during...

Uganda: Total and Cnooc Pull Out of Deal to Buy Tullow Uganda

Kampala, Uganda — Tullow Oil plc has announced that it has been informed that its farm-down to Total...

Uganda: Total Committed to Uganda Despite Tullow Blow

Paris, France — Oil giants Total have re-affirmed their commitment to progressing the development of the Lake Albert...

Uganda: One Ebola Case Confirmed in Kasese District

An Ebola case of a 9-year-old girl of Congolese origin has been confirmed in Kasese District. According to...

Keeping an Eye on Uganda’s Stability

New York -Recently, Ugandan civil society organizations warned about the likelihood of increasing political violence leading up to...

Uganda: 300 Uganda Delegates to Attend Business Meeting in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam — Over 300 Ugandan delegates, excluding government officials, have confirmed their participation in a business...

Uganda: ‘He Wanted Some Time Alone,’ Mao’s Son Found

Nicholas Mao, a son to Democratic Party president Norbert Mao, who went missing on Monday has been found....

Uganda Air Has Launched Its Maiden Flight to Mogadishu

Uganda Air has launched its maiden flight to Mogadishu as it resumed operations after 20 years. According to...

Uganda to Increase Exports to South Korea

Uganda is considering increasing its agricultural exports to the Republic of South Korea, the minister State for Trade...

Uganda Abandons Bid for Hydro Project Near Murchison Falls

Kampala — Uganda has scrapped plans for a hydro power station near Murchison Falls, an official said Wednesday,...

Uganda: Land Commission Summons Jinja West MP Balyeku Over Land Grabbing

Kampala, Uganda — The Commission of Inquiry into Land matters has issued criminal summons for Jinja West Member...

Uganda: U.S. Senators Call for Ebola Action, Praise Refugee Resettlement Efforts

Democratic U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Chris Van Hollen last week endorsed taking action to head off a...

Uganda: Dr Kazimba Elected Church of Uganda Archbishop

The Church of Uganda has announced Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu the 9th Archbishop. The announcement was made on...

Uganda: Education Ministry Takes Stock of Its Performance

The ministry of Education and Sports has today embarked on a two-day review workshop of its activities for...

Kenya/Uganda: Kenya to Face Uganda in Cecafa U15 Final

Nairobi — Kenya will face off with Uganda in the final of the CECAFA Under-15 Championship in Asmara,...

East Africa: More People, Less Water? Scientists See Risks On Upper Nile

London — Rapid population growth, combined with a hike in hot and dry years, is likely to dramatically...

Uganda: How Sudhir Outsmarted and Turned Tables On BoU

On Monday, Justice David Wangutusi dismissed a suit by Bank of Uganda against Sudhir Ruparelia for lack of...

Uganda: Museveni Rejects Minimum Wage Law

President Museveni has declined to sign the Minimum Wage Bill, 2015, which Parliament enacted last February, saying issues...

Uganda: Cabinet Rejects Plan to Build Dam At Murchison Falls

Kampala — Conservationists and players in the tourism and sector are celebrating a decision by Cabinet, to reject...

Uganda: Masaka Farm Clinic Takes Shape

Kampala — The stage is set for new grounds to be broken at the first ever Seeds of...

Kenya/Uganda: Ugandan International Back At Tusker

Ugandan International Hashim Sempala has re-joined Kenyan Premier League side Tusker on a two-year contract from Gor Mahia....

Uganda Airlines Earns Shs 8m From First Commercial Flight

Uganda Airlines today morning made its first commercial flight from Entebbe to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) with...

Uganda: Wife of National Anthem Composer Dies Aged 82

Maria Theresa Kakoma, the widow to Prof George Wilberforce Kakoma, the composer of the Uganda national anthem has...

Uganda: Who Will Make the Best Kampala Mayor?

In Kampala, the lord mayorship is the most coveted and most sought-after political job. It's still early days,...

Uganda: Land Evictions – Tears Still Flow in Mubende

Government has up to the end of this month to get an amicable out-of-court settlement for a case...

Uganda: Govt Plans More Industrial Parks

To attract new and repeat investors, government plans to build more industrial parks in several regions, a ministry...

Uganda: Bou, Crane Bank to Appeal Monday Court Ruling

Crane bank (in receivership) intends to appeal against the whole of the decision given by Justice David Wangutusi...

Uganda: BoU Appeals Sudhir Win Over Crane Bank Case

Bank of Uganda (BoU) on Tuesday evening said they appealed against the ruling of Commercial Court head David...

Uganda: Government to Revise Wedding Rules

Officials from the Uganda Registration Service Bureau (URSB), the government agency responsible for registering all marriages in the...

Uganda: Church of Uganda Elects New Archbishop Today

The House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Uganda convenes this morning to elect and later in...