Tag: uganda

Rwanda: Victim – Uganda Police Told Me to Seek Asylum or Go to Jail

By Eugène KwibukaA rwandan national who returned home from Uganda over the weekend after spending a year in...

Rwanda: Tortured Rwandans Sue Ugandan Government

By Eugène KwibukaA Rwandan couple and a teacher who say they were illegally arrested and tortured by Ugandan...

Africa: Why It’s Hard to Stop Ebola Spreading – Between People and Across Borders

analysis By Janusz PaweskaEbola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are...

Uganda: Minister Wants Yoga Taught in Schools

By Stephen OtageKampala — The State minister for Primary Education, Ms Rosemary Seninde, has asked Physical Education teachers...

Uganda: Rising Mental Illness Among Youth Worry Experts

By Shabibah NakirigyaKampala — Health experts from Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital have raised concern over the increasing...

Uganda: Busoga Below Poverty Levels – Kadaga

By Derrick WanderaKampala — The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has told government that the people of...

Uganda: Court Refuses to Block Kiruddu Sewage Plant

By Anthony WesakaKampala — Court has dismissed an application seeking to block a government entity from constructing a...

Uganda: UN Smuggled Goods into Uganda Using BOU – Ofwono

At least eight government officials in Uganda have been arrested and detained as the State House Anti-Corruption Unit...

Uganda: 8 Govt Officials Arrested Over Bank of Uganda Procurement Anomalies

By Daily MonitorAt least eight government officials in Uganda have been arrested and detained as the State House...

Uganda: WHO Chief Jets in Over Ebola

By Stephen OtageKampala — Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of World Health Organisation, is in the...

Uganda: High Taxes On Micro Lenders Frustrating Financial Inclusion

By Joanita MbabaziKampala — The high taxes instituted on Savings and Credit Corporative Associations and micro lenders continue...

Uganda: 6 Percent Growth Not Good Enough, Experts Say

By Ismail Musa LaduKampala — Analysts have questioned the authenticity of economic growth figures that the Minister of...

Uganda: Health Ministry Orders Mandatory TB Testing

By Steven AriongMoroto — Government has directed public health facilities across the country to conduct mandatory tuberculosis (TB)...

Uganda: How Kasese Residents Responded to Ebola Outbreak

By Joel Kaguta & Felix BasiimeKasese — Residents in Kasese District have acted swiftly to ensure Ebola virus...

Uganda: Invest in Incubation Centres, Minister Tells Universities

By Eve MugangaKampala — Minister of Science Technology and Innovation has urged institutions of higher learning to invest...

Uganda: Mystery Surrounds Whereabouts of Bobi Wine’s Promoter

By UrnMystery still surrounds the whereabouts of Mr Andrew Mukasa, the proprietor of Bajjo Events and Marketing Agency...

Uganda: Fresh Details Emerge On BoU Currency Saga

By Yasiin Mugerwa & Misairi KahunguThree days before security agents raided the Central Bank, Lt Col Edith Nakalema,...

Uganda: Standing Tall Despite Race At Nasser Road

By Joan SalmonThe need to breathe and live out his love for art has always been a driving...

Uganda: Adrenaline Rush and Enturire At Lake Bunyonyi

By Roland D. NasasiraOn a cold Saturday evening, other 12 travel lovers and I and arrived in Kabale...

Uganda: Can Besigye’s Year of Action Deliver Uganda’s Revolution?

By Arthur Bwadene BarakaDr Kizza Besigye, Uganda's leading Opposition figure, despite the enormous challenges he has faced over...

Africa: How Africa’s Porous Borders Make It Difficult to Contain Ebola

Photo: John Wessels A health worker collects a bible to give to one the confirmed ebola patients in...

East Africa: EA States Count Losses Over Uganda, Rwanda Row

By Halima AbdallahKampala has lost more than $664 million's worth of exports to Rwanda while Kigali has lost...

Uganda: Ebola Outbreak Puts DR Congo’s Neighbors On High-Alert

Photo: John Wessels A health worker waits to receive a new unconfirmed ebola patient, at a newly build...

East Africa: Tensions Persist Despite Gatuna Border Opening

Photo: Uwanziga/The New Times Cargo trucks enter Rwanda at Gatuna border. EAC is said to have the highest...

Uganda: Nandala Mafabi Cited in Shs1 Billion Land Grabbing Case

By Juliet KigongoKampala — The High Court has set August 22 as a date when it will decide...

Uganda: 4-Year – Old Girl Dumped in Pit Latrine By Her Defilers

By Dan WanderaLuweero — A four -year -old girl is fighting for her life at Bombo Military Hospital...

Uganda: Why South Sudan Cattle Rustlers Keep Terrorising Northern Uganda

By Tobbias Jolly OwinyWhen Uganda and South Sudan leaders agreed in March to work together to stop cattle...

Uganda: I Will Implement Museveni’s 10-Point Programme – Bobi Wine

interview By Paul MurungiAre you going to run in 2021 elections? First of all, we are expecting elections...

Statistician Counts Money in Garden

He is young, determined and passionate about farming. The youthful farmer is popular on social media due to...

Uganda: To Use or Not to Use Chemicals

By Michael J. SsaliThere is a lot of debate going on about whether farmers should use manufactured agricultural...

Uganda: UPDF Soldiers Grab Bobi Wine’s Promoter From Press Conference

By Jalira NamyaloKampala — UPDF soldiers have arrested Mr Andy John Mukasa, the proprietor of Bajjo Events and...

Uganda: Four Dairy Products You Can Make At Home

By Fred MuzaaleOn average, a smallholder farmer gets 10 to 15 litres of milk a day, with the...

Uganda: Use Rabbit Urine to Repel Pests

By Japhet RutoFarmers can reduce the money they spend on pesticide by using rabbit urine to wipe out...

Uganda: 38 Arrested, 592 Illegal Drug Shops Closed in NDA Operation

By Tausi NakatoJinja — At Butaba village, Buyanga sub-county in Bugweri district, a senior one dropout has been...

Uganda: Two More Cases of Ebola Confirmed in Uganda After Boy Dies

By Evelyn LirriTwo more people have tested positive for the Ebola virus in Uganda, after a boy succumbed...

Uganda: 100 Babies Dead – NGO Wants U.S. Missionary Prosecuted in Virginia

By Nontobeko MlamboJohannesburg — Missionary Renee Bach, who runs a local non-governmental organisation called Serving His Children in...

East Africa: Uganda, DRC Ebola Outbreaks Affect Fish Market in Kenya

By Barnabas BiiAn outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda is threatening incomes of...

East Africa: Uganda’s Rare Tree Climbing Lions and Endangered Primates Threatened By Climate Change

Kasese — As climate change leads to increased temperatures in East Africa, a thicket of invasive thorny trees...

Uganda: Business At Katuna Remains Slow Despite Border Reopening

By Robert MuherezaThe Katuna border weekly market popularly known as World Market inside Uganda remained dull and abandoned...

Uganda: Umeme Seeks Shs262b Loan to Fund Final Leg of Concession

By Christine KasemiireUmeme, has submitted a request seeking to get $70m (Shs262b) in debt financing from Internal Finance...