1:14 pm - Friday March 27, 2015
Kagame and Kikwete at the launching of the construction of the Central Corridor Railway-line that will link up land locked countries of the region to the Port of Dar-es-Salaam to ease the movement of cargo

Kagame Meets Kikwete in Historic Tanzania Trip

Rwanda and Tanzania appear determined to rejuvenate their relations with President Paul Kagame and Jakaya Kikwete visiting each other’s countries, Chimp Corps report. The two neighbours nearly went to war in 2013 at the peak of the M23 rebellion in the vast and mineral-rich Eastern Congo which... read more »

IGP Gen Kale Kayihura

Gen Kayihura: We’re Prepared for Terrorist Attacks

Uganda Police Force has confirmed the possibility of a terror strike in the country but quickly maintained that, “there is no cause for panic or fear” as the extremists will be “defeated.” While the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura stresses that Ugandans must remain vigilant... read more »

Scovia carrying her newly born baby (Photo: John Kwibota)

EXCLUSIVE: Brave Ugandan Woman Gives Birth in Budongo Forest

“Having a baby is like taking your lower lips and forcing them over your head,” wrote Carol Burnett, in her book, The Mammoth Book of Humor. On March 21 (last Saturday), Scovia groaned and wept, into the dangerous world she leapt. As angelic birds sung and heavy rain pounded the dense Budongo... read more »

US warns of a looming terror attack on Kampala

Terrorists Targeting American Citizens in Kampala – US Embassy

The Unites States of America has warned of an imminent terror attack in the capital Kampala. The country warned that the attack most likely targets its citizens and other Westerners living in Uganda. The Nsambya Based US embassy according to reports, sent out the alert to all US and Western... read more »

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Magogo Takes Shots At Journos While Basking In Nigeria Win

Eng. Moses Magogo scored a hat-trick of victories this week, seeing his makeshift Uganda Cranes side beat giants Nigeria 1-0 on Wednesday and two days later made an immediate attack on Ugandan journalists’ attacks on football managing body, Fufa. Fufa, infuriated by... read more »

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SC Villa Players At Fault For Sam Simbwa Sacking

ChimpSport understands the players are to blame for Sam Simbwa’s sacking after only five months on the job. The Jogoos board sacked Simbwa on Thursday night claiming his football philosophy was boring. Simbwa last month stormed out of Villa’s training session... read more »

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Fans Beg Jennifer Musisi To Sack KCC Coach Mubiru

KCC coach Abdallah Mubiru is in trouble after a group of fans authored a letter to KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi asking her to get rid of the former journalist. Big sections of KCC fans are starting to turn on the club as they continue to struggle after the... read more »

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VIDEO: Uganda Cranes goal vs Nigeria

Watch the historical goal from Uganda Cranes’ 1-0 friendly win over Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday in our exclusive video from the Akwa Ibom stadium in Uyo in Nigeria. Our friends from TV AFRICA Sports were at the match venue and heroically managed to put... read more »

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ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP: Australia Thump India To Set Up Final Against New Zealand

Australia set up a World Cup final against New Zealand after securing a comfortable 95-run victory over India in Sydney today. Steve Smith’s century, Aaron Finch’s 81, plus three wickets from James Faulkner eased the co-hosts into Sunday’s showpiece... read more »

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Am Not A Prostitute, Micho Tells Nigerians

Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic, the coach of the Uganda national soccer team – the Cranes says he told off Nigerians who that approached him about coaching their national team after their loss to his young side in an international friendly on Wednesday... read more »

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Uganda Counts On VVC In Cairo

NSSF League women’s champions Vision Volleyball Camp on Wednesday night aboard Ethiopian Airlines traveled for their maiden appearance at the Africa Women’s Club Championship hosted by Egypt from 25th-31. The one year old Club dominated the Volleyball season... read more »

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Micho Salutes Nigeria Beaters

Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has paid huge credit to his players after their shock 1-0 victory over Nigeria in an international friendly clash on Wednesday night at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo. Faruku Miya scored the all... read more »

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Fufa Explain Onyango Jersey Mess

The Uganda Cranes defeated Nigeria 1-0 at Akwa Ibom stadium Uyo on Wednesday in an international match. However during the game the Uganda Cranes first choice keeper Denis Onyango donned a white jersey with an unfamiliar writing of a figure on the back of his... read more »

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South Africa Based Bukenya Injured Again

Kaizer Chiefs’ Ugandan defender Ivan Bukenya is currently sidelined for the Absa Premiership leaders. The former Proline star will wear a sling for a week after injuring his shoulder in the Nedbank Cup loss to Black Leopards this past weekend. read more »

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EAC leaders in Rwanda for Northern Corridor Infrastructure Projects Summit on March 7, 2015

South Sudan Moves Closer to Joining EAC

A High Level Mission from the Republic of South Sudan with their counterpart EAC Partner States’ Team are converging in Arusha to discuss, among others, the roadmap for technical negotiations... read more »

Security Council President for the month of March 2015 Amb. François Delattre of France

UN Disappointed by South Sudan Continuous Conflict

The United Nations Security Council has voiced its “profound disappointment” at the failure of all parties in South Sudan to conclude an... read more »

Kiir, MPs’ Terms Extended to 2018

South Sudan leader, Gen Salva Kiir

The ruling SPLM-dominated South Sudan Parliament of South Sudan has extended the mandate of its chairman, President Salva Kiir up to 2018 and that of Members... read more »

S. Sudan Rebels Set Terms for UN, Humanitarian Agencies

South  Sudan rebel commanders in a meeting at Pagak

The South Sudan rebel movement SPLA-IO has set more than half a dozen terms and conditions for the United Nations and humanitarian agencies operating in its... read more »

Rape Case: Kenya Court Refuses to Release S. Sudanese

Kenya court has tightened the noose around a South Sudanese rape suspect

The High Court sitting in Nairobi has declined to release a South Sudanese National facing defilement charges on bail. In his ruling this week, Justice Luka... read more »

Rwanda
Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana (L) and experts (R) during this week's engagements in Kigali, Rwanda

Rwanda Plans Child Online Protection

Policy makers and experts in ICT gathered in Kigali for the Commonwealth e-Governance Forum Africa this week have commended Rwanda as a model in using ICT and e-Governance for sustainable... read more »

Kagame in a chat with Stanford University Students in Kigali this week

Kagame Traces Roots of Rwanda’s Resilience

The hardships and bloodshed that Rwandans experienced decades ago strengthened their resilience and ability to find local solutions to today’s... read more »

Rwandan Women Secure 100% Maternity Pay

Rwandan women will not suffer during their maternity leave

The Government of Rwanda has approved a draft law on maternity protection that grants mothers their full 100 percent remuneration while on a 12-week maternity... read more »

Kagame Warns Top Military Brass on Discipline

Kagame addressing Rwanda's military leadership on Monday

Rwanda President and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, Gen Paul Kagame, has cautioned army generals and other senior officers against acts of... read more »

1 Dead in Rwanda Mass Poisoning Case

Rwanda Police spokesperson, Chief Supt. Celestin Twahirwa says an investigation has been opened into the case of mass poisoning

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has confirmed an investigation into last Saturday’s incident of suspected contaminated food served in Ngoma and Kayonza... read more »

Religion
Controversial cleric, Muzaata faces a battle with Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine Warns of War with Muzaata

Bobi Wine has given controversial Muslim preacher Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte an ultimatum of Monday to have apologised to Buganda Kingdom Prime Minister Peter Mayiga and Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi... read more »

Bishop Yona Katonene

Bishop, Minister Clash Over Ankole University Lead...

Tension has again rocked Ankole Western Institute of Science and Technology (AWIST), a West Ankole diocese University project located in Kabwohe,... read more »

Church Mourns Msgr Kasaija

Bishop Robert Muhiirwa Akiiki  described Kaisaja's demise a big blow to the catholic church

The clergy and Christians of Fort Portal diocese are mourning the death of Msgr Kasaija Boneventura Amooti who passed on Wednesday night at Virika hospital in... read more »

Muslims Urged To Join Politics

UMSC Spokesperson Hajj Nsereko Mutumba addresses the gathering

The Uganda Muslim Supreme Counsel spokesperson Haji Nsereko Mutumba has urged Muslims to actively engage in politics especially when it comes to contesting for... read more »

Mao Praises Museveni On Bish. Luwum Holiday

DP President Norbert Mao

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has appreciated president Museveni for declaring February 16th as a national public holiday in commemoration of the Life and... read more »

News
Kampala Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango

Two Killed In House Fire

Residents of Nsaka village in Buwama Sub County Mpigi district yesterday woke up to find one of their area residents killed in a fire that gutted his house in the wee hours of the morning. The... read more »

Prince David Kijanangoma.

Prince Kijanangoma Accuses Police of Inciting Viol...

Prince David Kijanangoma has come out blasting the Kabarole District Police Commander DPC Geoffrey Kahebwa accusing him of inciting violence instead... read more »

Nankabirwa: Am Ready to Whip Government

Nankabirwa recieves instruments of power from outgoing Chief whip Justine Lumumba [R]. Watching is Deputy PM Gen Moses Ali

The newly appointed government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu today stressed she is ready to take on her new office, which she was officially handed this... read more »

Uganda Joins The World to Combat Global Warming

Prof Ephraim Kamuntu

Minister of Water and Environment, Ephraim Kamuntu has today launched the Uganda Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) drive towards climate... read more »

Residents Demonstrate Against MP Kyamadidi

Residents camped outside Ndeija sub county headquarters

Angry residents of Rwampara, in Mbarara district stormed Ndeija Sub County headquarters on Wednesday morning clamoring for their MP Vincent Kyamadidi and LC5... read more »

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Anita

NTV’s Faboila Dumped Over Nude Pictures

NTV’s Be My Date celebrity presenter Anita Fabiola Kyarimpa just been dumped by her boyfriend of 18 months Mo Red Mayanja after finding out there’s a gallery of nude pictures of her cheating... read more »

Pallaso and AK 47 (behind) in an undated photo released by the former in March, 2015

AK 47 Death: Pallaso Demands ‘Truth’

Departed Musician AK 47 has left a cloud of “darkness” hovering over the family of the Mayanjas with many questions remaining unanswered over... read more »

Zari’s Bro Is Father to Married Mutaasa Kafeero’s Daugh...

Zari

Zari’s husband Ivan Semwanga uploaded  city tycoon Mutaasa Kafeero’s married 21-year-old daughter Masitulah Nassali Mutaasa’s son Tarnish... read more »

Bebe’s Fan, 25, Succumbs to ‘Pregnancy Complicati...

Faith, 25, is dead

Singer Bebe Cool’s Gagamel Family is mourning the death of one of its diehard fans, Faith Katushabe. Full... read more »

Chameleone: AK 47’s Death was Worst Day of My Lif...

Singer Jose Chameleon with family at AK 47''s vigil at National Theater last week

Ugandan music star, Dr Jose Chameleone, has paid a special tribute to fans and supporters of the Mayanja family who gave their all to ensure a befitting... read more »

Education
Executive Director Jennifer Musisi

Parliament Summons Musisi Over School Land Saga

The special Parliamentary Select Committee investigating the alleged blatant giveaway of public school lands within Kampala Capital City Authority to investors has summoned the Executive Director,... read more »

Dr Solomon Nkesiga (2nd right) and wife Diana at All Saints Church in Nakasero, Kampala (Photo credit: Harriet Machura)

BP. Stuart Vice Chancellor, Dr Nkesiga, Dies

Tributes for departed Bishop Stuart University Vice Chancellor, Rev Dr Solomon Nkesiga continue to pour in from all corners of the world, with many... read more »

Kings College Budo Dragged to Court

Kings College Buddo

King’s College Budo has been dragged to the Commercial Court for failure to pay Shs 70 million the school owes to a construction company -Tech Engineering... read more »

Makerere Faces Guild By-Election

GUILD BOSS: David Bala [Black Suit] greets his supporters ahead of last Tuesday's elections

Barely a week after Makerere University Students went to polls and elected David Bala as their new guild president, the election is being challenged by a group... read more »

Kadaga Picks Committee to Probe Nabagereka School Land...

Nabagereka Primary School was demolished in January

The Rt. Hon. Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga has established a Select Committee to investigate circumstances surrounding the seizing of land on which Nabagereka... read more »

Crime & Investigation
Mugisha addressing the High Court on March 27, 2015 (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe)

Ugandan Fighter’s Story of Al Shabaab Somalia Camp

The trial of the 13 suspects accused of masterminding the July 2010 bomb attacks in which more than 70 people, who were watching football at Lugogo and Ethiopian restaurant in Kabalagala died, has... read more »

Kiyingi has already printed 2016 election posters

Court Issues Fresh Criminal Summons for Kiyingi

Nakawa Magistrates court has issued another set of criminal summons for Australian Cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi to appear before this court on... read more »

UPDF Pursue Captain over Armed Robberies

Army spokesperson, Lt Col Paddy Ankunda says Capt Mushabe will face the full wrath of the law

The UPDF are hunting down an army officer at the rank of Captain over alleged involvement in armed robberies that have rocked Uganda in recent months, Chimp... read more »

Wakiso Bank Robber Shot Dead In Kasese

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A Notorious bank robber has been shot dead in Kasese district, Western Uganda, and his colleague arrested. The robber was killed on Wednesday afternoon at... read more »

Mpigi: Mother Goes Missing After Birth Control Fight

Equator Region Police spokesperson, Phillip Mukasa

Police together with area residents of Mpambire village in Mpigi district have commenced the search for a one Jane Ondotto alias as Maama Namanda who went... read more »

Court
Peter Nyombi in court today

Nyombi: Karamagi Humiliated Me

Former Attorney General Peter Nyombi has Thursday appeared before Buganda Road Grade one Magistrate Pamela Lamunu Ocaya for cross examination, as a state witness in a case where city lawyer Andrew... read more »

IGP Gen Kale Kayihura [L] and Asan Kasingye the country's Interpol Director

Nigerian Drags Kayihura, Asan Kasigye To Court

The Inspector General of police General Kale Kaihura and Interpol boss Asan Kasingye have been dragged to High Court for unconstitutionally detaining... read more »

Sejusa Aides’ Relatives Want to Meet Museveni

Gen Sejusa with the wives of the his imprisoned aides [Photos: Michael Ntezza l Chimpreports]

Relatives of the six arrested aides of former Spymaster Gen David Sejusa have asked to meet President Yoweri Museveni, seeking to have their folks released out... read more »

Kabamba Attacks: ‘Government Witness is LyingR...

Sgt Gaka

The defense side in the case before Makindye General Court martial where fourteen people are accused of attacking Mubende artillery school has asked court to... read more »

Court Frees KCCA Driver

Anwar Baguma was today cleared of all charges

Buganda road grade one Joan Aciro has set free Anwar Baguma a KCCA driver accused   knocking dead a two and half year old Ryan Semaganda at City Hall... read more »

Business
Outgoing Italian Ambassador, Stefano Antonio Dejak

Italian Businessmen form Club in Uganda

President Museveni has expressed his gratitude to the Italian Ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Stefano Antonio Dejak for promoting relations between his country and Uganda. He commended the outgoing envoy... read more »

President Museveni with his East African counterparts launching the Standard Gauge Railway in October 2014

Museveni Travels to China for Business Forum

President Museveni has left for China to attend the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), a non-profit organization that hosts high-level fora for leaders from... read more »

Museveni Warns on Taxing Oil Officials 

Uganda has oil worth billions of dollars

President Museveni has said that cheap rail transport and electricity supply are a prerequisite to the industrialization of the East African region. “We are... read more »

Diageo Global CEO Ivan Menezes Visits Uganda

Ivan-Menezes

The Global Chief Executive Officer of Diageo, Ivan Menezes, will visit Uganda this week on a private holiday and a visit to Uganda Breweries Limited brewing... read more »

EALA Adopts Key Report on Single Customs Territory

The report of the Committee on Communication, Trade and Investment on oversight activity of the EAC Single Customs Territory (SCT) was presented by the Committees Chairperson, Hon Mukasa Mbidde

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has debated and adopted a key committee report on the Single Customs Territory. The report of the Committee on... read more »

Agriculture
Museveni being welcomed to the NRM Women's League Conference at Imperial Royale Hotel on Tuesday

Museveni Tips NRM Women Leaders on Production

President Museveni has called on political leaders in the country to diagnose people’s challenges in order to ensure their prosperity. “When the NRM came to power, it diagnosed the insecurity... read more »

Museveni says the youth must engage in commercial agriculture

Museveni to Youth: Don’t be Parasites

President Museveni has said that the challenge of the young people was to get into the culture of production. “The useful people consume and also... read more »

Nnabagereka to Address Ugandans in Diaspora

Nagginda is set to address Ugandans in the Diaspora later this year

The Nnabagereka of Buganda Sylvia Nagginda will make a keynote speech at its 5th Annual Convention in London later this year, it emerged Friday. Nagginda is... read more »

King Oyo Speaks At Dubai Global Leaders Forum

King Oyo was welcomed to Abu Dhabi

Tooro King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV has disclosed that Africa as a continent will play the leading role in feeding a global population of 9 billion... read more »

Museveni Woos Buganda Youth

Museveni at his farm in Rwakitura

President Museveni has urged the youth to politically support infrastructure development as this directly affects the profitability of sectors such as... read more »

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Author: Morrison Rwakakamba

Open Letter to Rubabo MP on GMO Bill 2012

Dear Hon. Paula Truryahikayo. Warm regards from Nyeibingo Village, Kebisoni-Rukungiri. I am writing to you to express deepest concern regarding the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill 2012,... read more »

Museveni says wetlands must be fully protected

Museveni: We Must Relocate Wetland Encroachers

The improvement of the Ugandan economy will enable government to be in a position to curb encroachment on wet-lands by wananchi in order to reverse the current situation, President Museveni... read more »

Museveni and NRM MPs at Kyankwanzi on Sunday

Museveni: Sky is Limit for Uganda’s Transformation

President Museveni, who is also the Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), has opened the annual retreat of the NRM Caucus members at the National Leadership Institute (NALI),... read more »

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Museveni and First Lady Janet arrive in Moroto for Tarehe Sita celebrations on Friday

Museveni Warns on Insecurity

President Museveni has emphasised the role of Uganda’s armed forces in the country, warning perpetrators of insecurity that they would be dealt with decisively. Speaking at the Tarehe... read more »

Museveni is touring the Rwenzururu area

Museveni Warns Rwenzururu Against Tribal Wars

President Museveni has strongly cautioned the people of the Rwenzururu area in Western Uganda against promoting tribalism, ethnicity, religion or any other form of sectarianism noting that... read more »

Col Kabango shakes hands with Ongwen whose brutality will be penalised by ICC

Uganda to Support Ongwen ICC Trial

Government has promised to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) during the trial of former rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Dominic Ongwen, Chimp Corps report. The... read more »

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NIGHTMARE: Evening hours on  Entebbe road. [Photo by Tim Karyegira/Kampala Express]

Living in Entebbe: Turning From Grim to Nightmare

By Prof Waswa Balunywa I used to live with an uncle of mine in Entebbe in the 1970s. I grew to love the place. I also dreamt living by the lakeside. I worked hard to achieve these two and... read more »

Questions are being asked about the relevancy of the kings in Uganda's modern society

Is it Govt’s Responsibility to Build Palaces for Cultural Leaders...

By Dennis Giu  It is amazing that some perceptibly credible ‘institutions’ are steadily relegating themselves into the realms of “begging” outfits, much to the semblance of street... read more »

The Kabaka of Buganda at Nabigoye where he attended Muslim prayers in 2014 (Photos: Farouk Twesigye)

Opinion: Set Kabaka’s People Free

By Martin Makara I don’t know what to make of a very strange case of obstinacy in the name of cultural tradition playing out potentially against the very same culture that is being... read more »

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Justice Bart Katureebe is new CJ [picture by New Vision]

Katureebe Approved by Parliament, Opposition Walks Out on Kavuma

The newly appointed Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe was unanimously approved by the Appointment Committee of Parliament on Wednesday. According to sources who attended the traditionally... read more »

Kojo [R] Gustafason and their lawyer in court today

More Witnesses Pin American In Fake Dollar Case

State prosecution in the case where an American Ryan Gustafason and Ugandan Christopher Kojo are accused of a number of counts related to producing fake currency notes and unlawful... read more »

Dr Onzivua broke down in court when he was acquitted in September 2013

Nebanda Case: Dr Onzivua Sues Govt, Seeks 100M In Damages

Senior pathologist Dr. Sylvester Onzivua who examined the body of deceased Butaleja MP Hon Cerinah Nenbanda in 2012, has gone to court seeking damages totalling to 100 million shillings... read more »

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Police used teargas and water cannons to disperse the rowdy students at Makerere University on Friday [Pictures by Kenneth Kazibwe/Chimpreports]

Photos : Inside Makerere Turbulence

Another 7 hour duel just subsided between police and students at Makerere University who are protesting against a decision by the management to implement a policy that demands full payment... read more »

Morrison Rwakakamba

Rwakakamba Scoops Prestigious Harvard University Admission

Morrison Rwakakamba, the Special Presidential Assistant – Research and Information, has been admitted at Harvard University, the world’s most prestigious institution of learning and... read more »

Makerere University Administrative block

We Won’t Change The Fees Policy, Insists Makerere

Makerere University has said it will not revise its fees policy despite the students’ violent uprising that has now entered Day 3. The University Spokesperson Mrs Ritah Namisango... read more »

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An Upscale DoubleTree by Hilton to Debut in Kinshasa

Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in DRC

Hilton Worldwide, the world’s fastest growing hospitality company, has announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Africa Hospitality Investments to open the full-service... read more »

Uganda Kobs at queen Elizabeth National Park

E.A Waives Tourism Visa Fee for Foreigners

Three Partner States of the East African Community (EAC) namely; Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, under the Northern Corridor Integration Projects initiative, have waived visa fees for foreign... read more »

Museveni attending the 39th World Congress of the ATA at Speke Resort Munyonyo on Wednesday

Why Museveni Banned Air Conditioners At State House

President Museveni has expressed dismay at Ugandans who hold as a necessity, installation of air conditioners in their houses, hotels and other building structures, ‘in a country that... read more »

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CSOs have handed their ideas to Parliament to streamline laws on mining in Uganda

Civil Society Decries Uganda Mining Laws

Civil society organisations have expressed outrage over Uganda’s Mining Act and Policy, appealing to government to develop sustainable guidelines and regulations for the sector. They... read more »

2.3bn barrel of recoverable oil have been discovered in Uganda and Kenya and more than 50 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in Tanzania

East Africa Petroleum Conference Opens in Rwanda

The Prime Minister of Rwanda, Hon Anastase Murekezi has officiated at the 7th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (EAPCE’15) taking place 4 to 6 March 2015 at Serena Kigali... read more »

100 professionals have so far benefited from Total Young Graduate Programme

100 Graduates Benefit from Total Programme

The first cohort of students in the Total Young Graduate Programme who include more than 100 talented young people have already joined one of the Group’s subsidiaries in Africa and... read more »

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Museveni invited Mrs Mbabazi to the high table

Jacqueline Mbabazi: I Was Warned of Women’s League Meet

President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday afternoon met and shook hands with Former Prime Minister Hon Amama Mbabazi’s wife Jacqueline Mbabazi. This unprecedentedly took place at Imperial... read more »

Norbert Mao's Democratic Party is threatened by abounding internal differences

DP Under Attack Again By Secretary Sserunjogi

It was yet another battle of words as the National organizing secretary of the Democratic Party (DP) Charles Musoke Sserunjogi stormed the party headquarters challenging the recently... read more »

Anti-riot police and counter terrorism personnel wrestle pro-Mbabazi youth to the ground outside the U.S. Embassy in Kampala on March 23 (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

PHOTOS: Mbabazi Supporters Arrested at U.S. Embassy

11:00AM: Police spokesperson Fred Enanga briefs journalists at police headquarters in Kampala on the arrest of Pro Amama Mbabazi youth protesters at U.S. Embassy in Kampala on Monday... read more »

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Tourists enjoy breakfast in the wild at Semuliki National Game park. UTB says the number of foreign visits has been plummeting

Uganda Turns To Local Tourists As Foreign Visits Drop

Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has today unveiled a promotion campaign focusing on domestic and regional tourism to cover the short fall visits from foreign countries. UTB Marketing Manager... read more »

UWA boss Dr Andrew Seguya

UWA Shares Tourism Spoils With Kabale, Kisoro Districts

Uganda Wildlife Authority yesterday handed Shs 555,249,885, to Kabale and Kisoro districts as a share of the tourism revenues generated from the two districts. Executive Director UWA Dr.... read more »

Ms Jean Byamugisha speaks to press at a recent function

Uganda Hoteliers Get Youngest, Female ED

Ms Jean Byamugisha has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Uganda Hotel Owners Association with effect from 2 March 2015. The 32 year old Ms Byamugisha becomes the youngest ED... read more »