Tag: uganda

Uganda: 19-Year-Old Woman Buries Own Baby Alive

Police in Apac District are investigating the circumstances under which a teenage mother allegedly buried her two-month-old son...

Uganda: Besigye’s Car Extensively Damaged By Police Officers in Barbaric Assault

Ugandan police officers have been caught on camera smashing the windscreen of a car belonging to opposition leader...

Uganda: Use PPPs to Grow Agricultural Sector Funding, Says FAO Boss

Uganda must use public-private-partnerships (PPP) as a spring board to improve funding in agriculture, according to the Food...

Somalia: Uganda Legislators On Working Visit to Somalia to Assess Welfare of Ugandan Troops in AMISOM

A delegation of Members of Parliament from Uganda, is on a week long working visit to Somalia to...

Uganda: Does Uganda’s Opposition Genuinely Want Change?

Following the creation of KiKuube District, carved out of Hoima District in July, then Hoima Woman MP Tophace...

Uganda: Journalists, Students Without IDs Blocked From Accessing Makerere

Journalists and students without Makerere University identification cards or admission letters have been blocked from accessing the university.Police...

Uganda: MPs Visit Ugandan Troops Serving in Amisom

Mogadishu, Somalia — Ugandan Members of Parliament have started a week-long working visit to Somalia to assess the...

Uganda: What Should Be Done to Resolve Makerere University Issues

Makerere University woes will not be solved unless the powers that be listen to alternative views. First of...

Kenya: 13 Envoys Endorse Kenya-Uganda Peace Deal

Thirteen ambassadors to Kenya on Friday endorsed a recently signed peace pact aimed at ending cross-border conflicts along...

Uganda: What Makerere Tuition Protest Is All About

On Tuesday, dozens of Makerere University female students gathered at the institution's main gate in an attempt to...

Kenya Loses Tax Billions to Smuggled Uganda Beer

Kenya is losing billions of shillings in potential taxes to cross-border smuggling of beer from Uganda due to...

Rwanda: Uganda Finally Moves Some Illegally Held Rwandans From Ungazetted Facilities

Following sustained pressure from human rights lawyers, the Ugandan Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has transferred at least...

Uganda: Mowzey Radio’s Death – Troy Found Guilty of Manslaughter

The man accused of killing singer Moses Sekibogo who was known by his stage name as Mowzey Radio...

Uganda: Miss Tourism Still Waiting for Prize Land One Year Later

On the night of October 12, 2018, the then 22-year-old Margaret Kankwazi was crowned winner of the 2018/2019...

Uganda: Museveni Impoverished, Marginalised Ghetto for 34 Years, Says Bobi Wine

President Museveni was on Saturday at Kibuye in Kampala where he met ghetto youth and launched the ruling...

Uganda Moves to Allay Fears Over Anti-Gay Sex Law

Nairobi — Uganda has sought to reassure sexual minorities that they are safe, saying it has no plans...

Uganda’s Expanded Economy, More Loans

The 11.6 per cent expansion of Uganda's economy following a rebase earlier last week, opens headroom for the...

Africa: Judges Converge On Kampala Against Human Rights Violation in Africa

Tobi Soniyi Judges from across Africa and other stakeholders will meet in Kampala, Uganda to brainstorm on how...

Uganda: Nagirinya Murder Suspects’ Case Deferred Over Audio-Visual Link System Failure

The case in which seven people are accused of murdering a social worker Maria Nagirinya and her part...

Uganda: One Out of Five Cases of Drowning Reported in Uganda – New Study

Only one out of five cases of people who die from drowning in the country are reported at...

Uganda Scores Highly in the Measles-Rubella-Polio Vaccination Campaign

In the recently concluded Measles-Rubella-Polio campaign conducted by Uganda's Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from GAVI, the...

Uganda: Crime Preventer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Murdering Suspected Bulb Thief

A crime preventer has been sentenced to life imprisonment in Luzira prison after being convicted of murdering a...

Uganda: Supply of Sukulu Fertilisers to Start in January, Says NEC

National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) has said it will start supply of fertilisers from the Sukulu Industrial Complex by...

Uganda: Auditor General Flags Bou’s Rising Undercapitalisation

The Central Bank's core capital has continued getting eroded as it seeks to maintain a stable monetary policy....

Uganda: Labour Office Directs Post Bank to Reinstate Suspended Top Bosses

The Kampala Labour Office, under the jurisdiction of Kampala Capital City Authority, has directed Post Bank to reinstate...

Uganda: Govt to Reconsider Ottal Ban On Plastics

Kampala, Uganda — Manufacturers of plastics and polythene bags are concerned over Government's move to re-introduce a total...

Uganda Arrests 16 LGBT+ Activists for Gay Sex

Nairobi — Uganda said on Thursday it had arrested 16 LGBT+ activists on suspicion of gay sex -...

Uganda: Missing Telecom Boss Found Dead

The sales manager for MTN Simba Telecom, Kabale branch, who was reported missing Tuesday has been found dead....

Uganda: How Anzisha Prize Helped Young Ugandan Grow Her Mosquito-Repellent Soap Business

Johannesburg — allAfrica's Nontobeko Mlambo spoke to Joan Nalubega, 22, who was 2018's Anzisha Prize second-runner up. She...

Uganda: LRA Launches 2 Mobile Apps to Make Tax Payment Easier

Partial view of guests and LRA officials going through the Apps during the ceremony yesterday at the LRA...

Uganda: Gun Stolen From Prison Wardress While On Whatsapp

Mpigi — Police in Mpigi District are investigating circumstances under which unidentified man attacked a prison wardress attached...

Uganda: 15 Arrested As Makerere Students Protest 15 Percent Tuition Increment

At least 15 students from Makerere University have been arrested for protesting 15 percent cumulative tuition increment. The...

Uganda: Ruling On Mumbere’s Application to Relax Bail Terms Deferred

The Kololo-based International Crimes Division has adjourned the ruling in which the Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere is...

Uganda: Attacks On LGBT+ Ugandans Seen Rising After Minister Proposes Death for Gay Sex

Nairobi — Uganda has seen a rise in attacks on LGBT+ people since a minister proposed bringing back...

Rwanda: Man Narrates His Arrest, Torture in Ugandan Jail

On Thursday last week, Elias Tuyiringire was deported to Rwanda after serving 15 months in Kisoro prison in...

Africa: Kenya’s New Icd for Uganda, Rwanda, DRC-Bound Cargo Coming in January

Beginning January 2020, import cargo destined for Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC through Mombasa port will be...

Central Africa: African Health Ministers Move to Halt Ebola Threat

Health Ministers and senior immigration officials of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the nine neighboring countries...

Uganda: Importers, Ura Clash Over Point of Payment On Duty

Importers have clashed with the Uganda Revenue Authority over a recent proposal to amend payment of Customs duty....

Uganda: Value of Mobile Money Transactions Reduces By Shs6.1 Trillion

Less money was sent through mobile money platforms in the 2018/19 financial year compared to 2017. The money,...

Uganda: 1,000 Bukedea Families Cry Foul After Eviction By State House Officials

A total of 1,000 families of Amujaju Village, Kabarwa Sub-county in Bukedea District, are crying for help after...