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Ethics and Integrity Minister Fr Simon Lokodo addressing press at the media center on Friday

Minister Lokodo Vows To Fight Prostitution in Uganda

The Minister for Ethics Integrity Fr.Simon Lokodo has expressed concern over the growing prostitution in the country which he said needed to be dealt with and morals restored in Uganda. Addressing journalists on Friday afternoon in Kampala, Lokodo explained that it had come to his attention that... read more »

Kagame and government officials arrive for the 12th National Leaders' Retreat on Monday

How Kagame, Mwenda Clashed at Rwanda Leaders’ Retreat

Celebrated Ugandan journalist Andrew Mwenda touched a wrong button a few days ago when he attempted to persuade President Paul Kagame to praise government leaders during a retreat, Chimp Corps report. The 12th National Leadership Retreat, known also as Umwiherero, was held in Gabiro in Gatsibo... read more »

Nkurunziza and Museveni at State House, Entebbe on March 4, 2015

Museveni Meets Nkurunziza as Burundi Tensions Rise

President Museveni has received and held a meeting with his Burundian counterpart, Pierre Nkurunziza, who paid a one-day working visit to Uganda. During their talks that took place this afternoon at State House, Entebbe on Wednesday, the two leaders delved into matters of bilateral interest between... read more »

Pictures of Prince David Kijanangoma released on social media on Wednesday

Police Quiz, Charge Tooro Prince Kijanangoma

Fort Portal police have charged Prince David Kijanangoma, who declared himself Tooro King, with “inciting violence” and “holding illegal assemblies.” Prince Kijanangoma was summoned on Tuesday by Kabarole District police Commander DPC Geoffrey Kahebwa before being subjected to intensive... read more »

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Uganda Frisbee Team for World Tourney

Whereas Ultimate Frisbee began in the US as a game for students during the 1960s, Uganda is also starting to stamp its authority across the region. Uganda Ultimate Frisbee Association (UUFA) has today sent a team to the World Ultimate Beach Championships in Dubai... read more »

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Friday Night Lights Resume as Ikong Battles Koma

Amoding vs Enabu   6.30pm Koma vs Ikong    7.30pm Sudi vs Blick     8.30pm Malinga vs Duxx     9.30pm The much anticipated event Castle Lite Friday Night Lites – Basketball that took a break last weekend resume tonight with Team Ikong facing Team... read more »

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Uganda’s Moses Oloya for Japan?

Uganda Cranes winger Moses Oloya looks likely to be on his way to wealthy Kashiwa Reysol in the Japanese topflight league. The midfielder has been in marvelous form for Vietnam national champions Binh Duong nearly putting up a man-of-the match performance despite his... read more »

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Express, URA in UPL Action

UPL FRIDAY GAMES, 4.30pm URA vs Lweza, Mehta, Lugazi Express vs Simba, Wankulukuku The current preparations of the national under 23 team – the Uganda Kobs ahead of Saturday’s All Africa Games qualifier return leg against Mozambique mean only two Uganda Premier... read more »

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Villa’s Sam Simbwa denies Tanzania Links

Flamboyant SC Villa coach Sam Simbwa has played down media reports linking him to the vacant Azam FC (Tanzania) assistant coaching job. Simbwa insists he can’t quit his current job in Kampala to become a junior to another Ugandan coach George Nsimbe which he says... read more »

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Uganda Handball Teams Secure Visas for Ethiopia Trip

Motivation is guaranteed in national handball team (men and women) camps after finally securing players’ travel document as Uganda finalises preparations for All-Africa Games qualifier tournament due March 8 to 16 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Though the paperwork... read more »

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Ibra Sekagya Names his All-time Uganda XI

After a 20-year career littered with immeasurable success. Ibra Sekagya has retired as an active professional footballer. His contract at New York Red Bulls ended recently and he was offered a lucrative deal at the New York club as part of the team’s backroom... read more »

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Micho drops 7 from U-23 side

All Africa Games Qualifier: first round 2rd leg tie Uganda v Mozambique, Nakivubo Stadium Saturday: 4pm Charges: sh20,000 and sh5,000 The national U-23 squad, the Kobs, preparing for the All Africa Games Qualifier against Mozambique in residential training at FUFA... read more »

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FUFA Big League Thursday fixtures

Thursday 4pm Rwenzori group CRO v The Saints – Mbale Municipal Paidha Black Angels v  Kumi Utd- Barokoro-Zombo Water v  Sporting Utd- Mengo Ndejje Univ  v Ngora Freda Carr -Luweero Hope Doves v  JMC – Namboole Elgon group Artland K v  Busia Utd... read more »

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Shafiq Bakaki Ruled Out of Uganda’s Game with Mozambique

All Africa Games Qualifier: first round 2rd leg tie Uganda v Mozambique Nakivubo Stadium Saturday: 4pm Charges: sh20,000 and sh5,000   Shafiq Bakaki has withdrawn from the Uganda national under 23 team, the Kobs squad to face Mozambique in an All Africa Games... read more »

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President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar have compromised a number of peace deals

Kiir, Machar Fail to Ink Peace Deal as Deadline Passes

The South Sudan peace talks expected to be concluded before midnight on Thursday terribly flopped, shattering hopes of peacefully resolving the bloody conflict by the set deadline of March 5. But not... read more »

The SPLA on early this week adopted sanctions on South Sudan

SPLA – IO Welcomes UN Sanctions

Contrasting earlier reports that the government officials were warning of possible devastating implications, The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement... read more »

Pressure Mounts on Kiir, Machar as Talks’ Deadlin...

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Pressure is mounting on South Sudan warring factions led by President Salva Kiir and rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar to sign a peace agreement by March 5 or face... read more »

South Sudan Fires Back at UN Sanction Threats

IGAD members, Kiir and Machar in peace talks in Ethiopia on Tuesday

The South Sudan government has fired back at the United Nations’ plans to slap sanctions on the youngest country in the world struggling to recover from... read more »

Ethiopian PM: We are Frustrated by Kiir, Machar

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in Ethiopia last year

The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn who is the regional body IGAD’s overall chief negotiator in the ongoing South Sudan peace talks has... read more »

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Water supply in Rwanda

Japan Boosts Rwanda Rural Water Supply

Governments of Rwanda and Japan have signed a grant aid agreement amounting up to JPY 1,013,000,000 (approx. US$ 9 million or RWF 5.8 billion) to supply water in rural areas. The project which will... read more »

Kagame and government officials arrive for the 12th National Leaders' Retreat on Monday

Rwanda Leaders Take Stronger Stand on Corruption

Closing Rwanda’s 12th National Leadership Retreat on Monday, President Kagame called on all participants to apply the lessons of this year’s... read more »

Ugandans mourn Deceased basketballer Guy Rutayisire

RIP: Guy Rutayisire

Falcons Basketball Club fans are gripped with grief after their former player Jean Guy Rutayisire died in a car accident Sunday morning. Rutayisire who played... read more »

Rwanda Seeks More Data on BBC Revisionist Film

Genocide survivors, Rwandans and friends held protests against the genocide denial film produced by BBC last year

An inquiry by a government-instituted body has found “serious evidence of criminal offenses” against the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and... read more »

Listen to Critics, Kagame tells Rwandan Leaders

President Kagame in an interaction with leaders at the 12th National Leadership Retreat on Sunday

Opening Rwanda’s 12th National Leadership Retreat held at RDF Combat Training Center in Gabiro on Sunday, President Kagame challenged leaders to go... read more »

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

Church Mourns Msgr Kasaija

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 Fort Portal town. According to... read more »

UMSC Spokesperson Hajj Nsereko Mutumba addresses the gathering

Muslims Urged To Join Politics

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

M7 Declares Feb 16 Public Holiday In Bish. Luwum Memory

President Museveni greets Opposition UPC President Dr Olara Otunnu as FDC's Cicilia Ogwal watches

President Yoweri Museveni has said the death of Bishop Janam Luwum was a tragedy and a shame to the people of Uganda and Africa in general, adding that the... read more »

World To Honor Archbishop Luwum

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda with UPC President Olara Otunnu address press on the memorial preparations on Tuesday

Pilgrims are flying in from all around the world to the Northern district of Kitgum where a memorial service will be held of slain former Archbishop of the... read more »

News
KCCA Executive Director Jennifer Musisi

Musisi Blasts MPs’ Poor Reading Culture

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director (ED) Jennifer Musis has appealed to all Ugandans to emulate “President Museveni’s excellent reading practice.” Musisi was speaking at... read more »

Some of the bicycles handed to the sub-country bosses

Mbarara LC 3 Bosses Get Bicycles

Land committee members in Mbarara district have received over 500 bicycles, record files and other items from United States Agency for International... read more »

Kawaala: 3 Months Baby Killed, Dumped On Roadside

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Patrick Onyango

Residents of Kawala zone 1 in Kampala were this morning woke up to find the body a baby boy about 3 months old lying along the road. One of the residents, who... read more »

Kickboxer Tugume Seeks Redemption after Golola Shame

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Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF)’s Titus ‘Hard Rock’ Tugume will look to revive his kickboxing career when he takes on Ali Muhammad... read more »

Kigezi Gears up for Women’s Day Celebrations

PM Dr Rugunda(middle) poses for photo with Banyakigezi community in Kampala after meeting  at OPM on Tuesday (OPM Communications Unit Photo)

The Banyakigezi community living in Kampala have kicked off a series of meetings under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda to add momentum... read more »

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Kundwa is the Miss Rwanda 2015 (Photo: Photo credit: Angel Djibril)

Miss Rwanda 2015 Unveiled

The stunning Doriane Kundwa, 19, has been unveiled as Miss Rwanda 2015, beating off stiff competition from equally gorgeous 14 young ladies. Details... read more »

Kigongo, Nakazibwe and Olive

Kigongo Marriage Crumbling

NRM Vice Chairman Moses Kigongo’s marriage with Olive Kigongo is on the edge over accusations of untrustworthiness. ChimpLyf understands that... read more »

Gagamel Singer Seriously Sick

Edith K on the hospital bed

The Gagamel girl who featured in Bebe Cool’s Mwoyo wangu song, Edith Khedy Nantabazi, popularity known as Edith K is in wallowing pain. During a visit... read more »

Anti Gay Law Aint Right – Chameleone

Jose Chameleon

The mad debate was almost dead and buried for the last several months, but Ugandan top artists Jose Chameleone seems hell bent to hoist it again. Chameleone... read more »

Bukedde TV Presenter Under Fire over Song Theft

Nsubuga (L) and Fifi Da Queen (R) are rivaling over a song

A Bukedde TV presenter and upcoming musician called Nabitengero Phionah commonly known to her fans as Fifi Da Queen is in trouble after allegedly stealing a... read more »

Education
PM Rugunda(R) hands over certificate of recognition to Muntuyera family who donated land for the school(L) FDC President Mugisha Muntu(PMPU Photo)

PHOTOS: Rugunda, Muntu, Grace Muntuyera Golden Jubilee

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has on behalf of President Museveni commissioned the 3.5 billion African Development Bank (ADB) IV project funded structures  under the Ministry of Education... read more »

Graduates rejoicefully expressing their happiness at UTC,Bushenyi on Thursday (Photo: Joshua Nahamya/ChimpReports)

Alupo Inspires Bushenyi Technical College Graduate...

The Minister of Education, science, Technology and sports Maj. (Rtd) Jessica Alupo has asked graduates to utilize the given knowledge and skills... read more »

Heavy Storm Devastates Kicwamba

Kinyabuhara schools was affected by the winds

A heavy storm had demolished Kinyabuhara Government Aided Primary School in Kicwamba Sub County, Kabarole district leaving hundreds of pupils stranded. The... read more »

Photos: Makerere Guild Race Turns Bloody

Some of the students that were injured in yesterday's rally at Lumumba Hall [Pictures by Toko Godwin]

The ongoing Makerere University Guild race yesterday turned violent as students supporting rival candidates engaged in a bloody brawl. The fierce fight broke... read more »

Museveni Speaks on Taking over Kamya School

Museveni holding Kamya's hand during the school's tour on Monday

The Government has taken over Samson Kamya Kalibala Senior Secondary School at a ceremony presided over Monday by President Yoweri Museveni and witnessed by... read more »

Crime & Investigation
Mbarara DPC Dickens Bindeeba

Family Violence On The Rise In Mbarara

Mbarara regional central police station is holding a woman and 6 men on allegations of torturing Aturinda Medius, accusing her of witch craft and mistreating her mother-in-law. Muhame Kenneth 38,... read more »

Kabale Police Commander Rosemary Wabwire [L] said police in the field is well facilitated.  Right is the district RDC Moses Niwagaba

Police Cautioned Against Extortion

The Deputy Resident District Commissioner Kabale Moses Nuwagaba has lashed at police officers who extort money from locals to transport criminals to... read more »

Police To Recruit 20,000 Crime Preventers in Mbarara

OCs and GCOs attending a crime preventing meeting at Mbarara Municipal Council hall on Thursday (Photo: Joshua Nahamya)

A total of 23,370 crime preventers are needed in the sub counties of Kagongi, Kakiika, Kashare, Rubaya, Rubindi, Rwanyamahembe, Kakoba, Kamukuzi, Nyamitanga,... read more »

Kabale Kidnapping Couple Finally Netted In Kampala

Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson Elly Matte

Police in Kabale has in custody two people for believed to have caused the disappearance of a twelve-year old boy. Elly Maate the Kigezi regional police... read more »

UPDF Impersonator Netted In Katwe

Acussed: Siraje Kizito at Katwe Police station

Police in Katwe Kampala are holding a 45 year old man accused of impersonating a UPDF Captain, and at the same time as a State House employee. Kizito Sirajje... read more »

Court
Appointed Chief Justice Bart Katureebe at a function with Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda yesterday

New Chief Justice is Most Welcome – DP

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has welcomed the decision by president Museveni to finally appoint a new chief justice at a time when the country’s justice sector was crumbling under a leadership... read more »

Besigye and Lukwago in court

Besigye, Lukwago Summoned To Kabale Court Again

The Kabale Chief Magistrate Godfry Kaweesa has issued criminal summons to five opposition leaders including the former FDC president Rtd .Col. Dr... read more »

MP Karuhanga Warns New Chief Justice Ahead Of 2016

Youths MP Gerald Karuhanga

Western youth Member of Parliament Gerald Karuhanga who took government to court over the re-appointment of Benjamin Odoki as Chief Justice by president... read more »

Kasiwukira Widow Rushes To High Court For Bail

Sarah Nabikolo (in shades) at court recently

Sarah Nabikolo Sebunya, a widow to Eriya Bugembe Sebunnya alias Kasiwukira has proceeded to High court to seek for bail. Nabikolo who is accused alongside two... read more »

Lukwago Frustrated, As Court Hearing Flops Again

LORD MAYOR: Erias Lukwago

The hearing of a case at High Court of Appeal where the Attorney General challenges Justice Lydia Mugambe’s ruling to have Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwgo... read more »

Business
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 Hotel in... read more »

John Njiraini retained as KRA Commissioner General

Njiraini Retained as KRA Commissioner General

Mr John Njiraini has been retained as Kenya Revenue Authority Commissioner General for the next three years. Mr Njiraini’s first term expired on... read more »

MTN Faults UCC On Shs 5Bn Fine: “It Was A Mistake...

MTN Uganda CEO Brian Gouldie says UCC wrongly fined them

Telecommunication giants MTN Uganda have explained circumstances under which they were fined a staggering Shs5bn by Uganda Communications Commission [UCC] for... read more »

New Mpanga Market Vendors Petition Municipality Over Ta...

Ealier last year, police deployed at the market as vendors abandoned it due to high taxes

192 vendors operating in the newly constructed Mpanga Modern Market have petitioned Fort Portal Municipal council over, in their view, the exorbitant taxes... read more »

Uganda Faces Rapid Urbanization Challenge

Uganda's urban population is growing at a rapid pace

Uganda’s urban population will increase from six million in 2013 to over 20 million in 2040. Policy makers need to act now to ensure that this rapid... read more »

Agriculture
Forests in Kenya historically have been under a constant threat of destruction and most have already either been destroyed or considerably degraded

Kenya: Gov’t Meets Communities Relying on Forests

Communities that depend on forests in the North Rift region are holding talks with the Government to find permanent solutions to the conflicts over occupation and rights to derive livelihood from the... read more »

PM Rugunda, Min.Water & EnvironmentProf.Kamuntu(3rd R) with MoS Environment,Munaaba(2nd R) pose for photo with participants at 2nd SPGS Policy meeting at Sheraton hotel on Friday

Rugunda Drums Support For Reforestation

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has urged Ugandans to invest in tree growing to safeguard the country’s forest cover which is currently... read more »

Museveni Blasts Opposition

Museveni commissioning the construction of the 86-kilometre road in Northern Uganda on Saturday

Electing opposition members to Parliament or other political positions is counterproductive, President Museveni has warned. As he continues to launch the... read more »

Open Letter to Rubabo MP on GMO Bill 2012

Author: Morrison Rwakakamba

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

Museveni: We Must Relocate Wetland Encroachers

Museveni says wetlands must be fully protected

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... read more »

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Minister Amelia Kyambadde

Museveni Appoints Amelia Head Of Mak Top Project

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Trade and Industry Minister Hon Amelia Kyambadde to head the National Food Technology Cooperative Society. The President was this morning speaking... read more »

Uganda food processors will get funding from government to create more wealth

Agro-food Processors to Get Special Funding

President Yoweri Museveni has said the government of Uganda should support viable, well established scientists who are already undertaking agro- food processing as a business in order to... read more »

Museveni is on a wealth creation tour of Busoga region

Museveni: Land Fragmentation Breeding Destitution

President Yoweri Museveni has warned that the continued fragmentation of land in Uganda, a country whose economic backbone is agriculture with over 80 percent of the population employed in... 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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Patrick Bitature speaks out on coping with life after his father's murder at the hands of Idi Amin's agents

Patrick Bitature: Life After the Brutal Murder of my Father

By Patrick Bitature Today I reach out to all Ugandans who have lost a loved one to the tragedy of death that leaves you feeling grossly cheated by fate and even shaking your faith in the... read more »

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The Real Life of An Unemployed Graduate In Kampala

By Mwine Edgar  A year after graduating with an Honours Bachelors in Economics I find myself very lucky but very unlucky at the same time. I’m one of those Lucky Youths in Uganda today... read more »

Author: Morrison Rwakakamba

Successes Should Not Dig Grave For Museveni

In a September 2011 thoughtful essay; “Gravedigger problem: How Museveni’s very success is creating conditions for his fall” Andrew Mwenda resurrected an old debate. He opined thus;... read more »

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ACCUSED: Kasiwukira's widow Nabikolo sarah [M] and Nakungu Sandra in court today.

State Ordered to Expedite Kasiwukira Murder Investigation

Makindye Chief Magistrate David Mafabi has ordered the state prosecution in the case were three people are accused of murdering a city business man Eriya Bugembe Sebunya alias Kasiwukira,... read more »

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Exclusive: MP Ayena Picked as Ongwen’s Lawyer At ICC

The Oyam north county Member of Parliament, Krispus Ayena Odongo has finally been chosen among the over 7,000 lawyers worldwide who asked to represent the former Lord`s Resistance Army... read more »

ICC Prosecutor Fetou Bensouda with some of the MPs at Parliament on Friday

Ongwen Is Liable: MPs Tell ICC’s Bensouda

Members of Uganda Parliament have told the International Criminal Court Prosecutor, Fetou Bensouda that the former Lord`s Resistance Army deputy commander, Dominic Ongwen is personally... read more »

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UNEB Executive Secretary Matthew Bukenya presenting S6 results on Friday at MoE Offices

S6 RESULTS: Girls Beat Boys Again, Sciences Shunned

Uganda National Examination Board has this morning released results of last year’s S6 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education exams with only 59% of the candidates qualifying for... read more »

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame

Museveni, Kagame To Open Another Ntare School In Rwanda

President Yoweri Museveni is expected in Kigali Rwanda early next month, where he will join his Rwandese counterpart HE Paul Kagame at a fundraising ceremony for construction of another... read more »

Stella Namulindwa is the DP Flag-bearer for the coming MUK guild elections

Mao Blesses Namulindwa For Mak Guild

Democratic Party (DP) has officially declared Ms. Stella Namulindwa as the official party flag bearer in the forthcoming Makerere University guild presidential contests. While unveiling the... 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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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 »

The Author: Henry Mugisha Bazira

Oil, Gas and Minerals Actually Belong to Landowners

Henry Mugisha Bazira Land is a key factor of production and development. Uganda’s economy which has essentially been dominated by agriculture is gradually shifting towards dominance of... read more »

BoU Governor Emmanuel Mutebile

Uganda’s Oil Could Be Useless – Governor Mutebile

Governor Bank of Uganda Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile has predicted devastating ramifications of the world’s falling crude oil prices on Uganda’s budding oil sector, and sounded stern... read more »

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No Hope For Us In 2016 – Bwanika

As 2016 elections draw closer, and some opposition heads throw in the towel, People’s Development Party (PDP) president, Dr. Abed Bwanika has called upon all democracy seeking citizens to... read more »

UPC President Dr Olara Otunnu said, he would not seek another term in office

FDC: Otunnu’s Exit Could Affect Joint Candidature

Opposition Political Parties are still taking in with difficulty, the unprecedented resignation of Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] president Dr Olara Otunnu. Otunnu made it clear at the... read more »

Outgoing UPC President Olara Otunnu

UPC Faces Leadership Crisis

One of the oldest political parties in the country, opposition Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) may yet again face a leadership crisis as the party president’s term expires on March 10;... read more »

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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 »

A lion at Queen Elizabeth National Park

Outrage As UWA Rangers Kill Lion In Isingiro

Uganda Wildlife Authority rangers were on Wednesday compelled to shoot to death an adult lion in Isingiro district, a move they say was to save lives of the residents. The lion, whose... read more »

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Drunk Rwandese Gorilla Punches Photographer

A photographer got a shot he wasn’t expecting while filming silverback gorillas in Rwanda when a 250kg ape – drunk on bamboo shoots – charged at him ‘like a rugby player’. This... read more »