6:13 am - Tuesday March 31, 2015
Joan Kagezi and her children in an undated family photo posted on social media

Muhwezi: How State Prosecutor Kagezi was Killed

Government through the Minister of Information and National Guidance, Maj Gen (Rtd) Jim Muhwezi, has vowed punitive action against the killers of State Prosecutor, Joan Kagezi, Chimp Corps report. In a statement issued at around 11:00pm on Monday, Muhwezi said, “The police have taken up... read more »

Joan's Car at the murder scene

State Prosecutor Joan Kagezi Murdered

9:30pm: Police boss Gen Kale Kayihura arrives at the blood-spattered scene where Deputy Director of Public Prosecution was murdered by heavily-armed gunmen on Monday night. He tells area residents and spectators that police will not rest until the perpetrators of the crime are brought to... read more »

UCC boss Godfrey Mutabazi

EXCLUSIVE: UCC Moves to Shut Down UTL

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has taken a major step in what appears as the last stage of closing the operations of struggling telecommunications company, Uganda Telecom, Chimp Corps exclusively report. In a letter dated March 30, UCC communicated its “intention to revoke” the... read more »

Museveni also had meeting with the Acting ruling Party Secretary General who is also the Mayor of the City of Tianjin, Mr. Huang Xingguo, at his office. Museven and First Lady Janet Museveni are currently touring China

Museveni Witnesses New Railway Deal Signing in China

The Ugandan government has signed an agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHECL) to construct another railway line in western Uganda, Chimp Corps report. Deputy Presidential Press Secretary Lindah Nabusayi told ChimpReports on Monday that “the deal is for the construction of the... read more »

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Nemostars Win KIU Open

Until yesterday the KIU Open Volleyball Championship remained the only trophy Nemostars had not won in the clubs ten-years of existence. Nemostars defeated Sport-S 3-1 (25-23, 21-25, 26-24, 25-22) in a final played under floodlight in front of a decent crowd at... read more »

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Zari Pregnancy Strengthens Bond with Diamond

South Africa-based Ugandan Socialite, Zarinah Hassan, was in full bloom on Palm Sunday as she drove with new lover, Diamond Platinumz. In the photos seen by ChimpLyf, Zari shows off her baby bump, confirming widely-held reports that she is expecting the Tanzanian... read more »

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Simbwa ‘Honoured’ To Have Managed Villa Despite Axe

Sam Simbwa says he feels “honoured” to have managed Sports Club Villa – despite being given his marching orders after just 5 months in charge. The former Uganda Cranes midfielder was dismissed as Jogoo boss after his relationship with senior players... read more »

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Slow Start For Uganda At World X-try

As the 101 runners from 28 countries stormed off for first race of the day, Uganda’s senior women settled for a  bronze medal in China at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Guiyang, China this morning. Uganda’s Juliet Chekwel finished 12th posting a... read more »

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Airtel Launches Dedicated Football Site

Telecommunications giant Airtel Uganda has today launched a football website to enable all subscribers have access to the latest football content on both the local and international scene. The site was launched at the Company’s offices on Clemet Hill. This comes a... 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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Brig Lul Koang abandoned Machar's movement

Ex Machar General Defends Military Career

Brig Lul Koang, the former spokesperson of Dr Riek Machar’s South Sudan rebel movement, who recently defected to government forces, has defended his military career amid claims that he has never... read more »

SPLA are fighting Machar's rebels in South Sudan

Heavy Shelling Erupts in South Sudan Oil Rich Town

Heavy shelling erupted Saturday in the South Sudan oil rich town of Bentiu and capital of Jonglei state between the national army SPLA and the rebel... read more »

New Rebel Alliance Formed to Fight Machar

South Sudan rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar

The political and security climate in South Sudan remains dire with three rebel groups joining hands to fight and defeat forces loyal to former Vice President... read more »

Cash Strapped S. Sudan Seeks $500m from Qatar

South Sudan President Salva Kiir

The government of South Sudan that mostly depends on crude oil and currently affected by the bloody internal conflict, has rushed to the oil rich Gulf state of... read more »

54 Rebels Killed in South Sudan

Machar in Addis Ababa recently for the peace talks

At least 54 South Sudan rebels and government soldiers have been confirmed dead in Wednesday’s deadly clashes in the town of Ayod, Jonglei State, Chimp Corps... read more »

Rwanda
Kagame participating in Umuganda on March 28, 2015

Kagame: The Best is Yet to Come for Rwanda

President Paul Kagame has urged Rwandans to maintain their spirit of resilience and hard work to realise a prosperous nation. President Kagame made the remarks after joining thousands of residents in... read more »

Kagame attending the the Women’s Day Celebrations Dinner hosted by Unity Club

Kagame: Violence Against Women not Rwandan Culture

President Paul Kagame has warned government will not tolerate abuses against women, saying all Rwandans are equal before the law. “Violence against... read more »

Rwanda Trains Elite VIP Guard

Rwandan police officers on a VIP protection course

At least one hundred thirty nine Rwanda National Police officers completed a three month ‘VIP Guard and Protection’ and ‘Logistics’... read more »

East Africa to Study Israel, Vietnam Defence Systems

East African military experts assessing Uganda's preparedness for the East African Standby Force in 2015

East African countries are Saturday dispatching their senior army officers for a specialised study of Israel and Vietnam’s defence systems to strengthen... read more »

Kagame Meets Kikwete in Historic Tanzania Trip

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

Rwanda and Tanzania appear determined to rejuvenate their relations with President Paul Kagame and Jakaya Kikwete visiting each other’s countries, Chimp... read more »

Religion
Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata

VIDEO: Muzaata says Buganda Katikkiro Should be Elected

A new video has emerged, of estranged Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata unleashing more assault on the Kingdom of Buganda. Sheikh Muzaata recently seemed to touch the wrong button, when he openly critiqued the... read more »

Controversial cleric, Muzaata faces a battle with Buganda over his recent remarks on Etofaali project

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... read more »

Bishop, Minister Clash Over Ankole University Leadershi...

Bishop Yona Katonene

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

News
Christians in Kampala celebrating palm Sunday (Photos: Pat Larubi)

PHOTOS: Uganda Celebrates Palm Sunday

Ugandans today joined millions of Christians across the world to celebrate Palm Sunday which marks the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection. In... read more »

Somalia soldiers in a training sessions to combat Al Shabaab extremists

How Al Shabaab Raided Mogadishu Hotel, Killed Host...

The top United Nations official in Somalia along with the members of the UN Security Council have strongly condemned Friday’s terrorist attack on a... read more »

Kadaga Okays Sanctions On Qatar’s Gender-Insensit...

Kadaga while chairing the Gender Partnership Group of the 132nd IPU Assembly

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has ruled that Qatar will be sanctioned by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) for its continued failure to... read more »

Six Children Reunited With Parents

Parents and children at Kabale police [Photo by Godfrey Tugume /Chimpreports

Police in Kabale district has reunited six children who went missing three months ago, with their parents. The 6 children, all between 3 and 8 years are... read more »

Kayihura: Australia Should Extradite Kiyingi

Dr Aggrey Kiyingi

The Police chief, Gen.Kale Kayihura has asked Australian based Ugandan Cardiologist Dr.Aggrey  Kiyingi to cease  ‘peddling lies’ that he is being witch... read more »

Entertainment
Lupita Nyong’o in Uganda for the shooting of the movie dubbed Queen of Katwe

Lupita Nyong’o in Uganda for Mutesi Movie

Celebrated Kenyan actress, Lupita Nyong’o is in Uganda as part of the preparations for the shooting of the movie dubbed Queen of Katwe – a story adapted from Tim Crothers‘ book. The film... read more »

Chameleone’s brother AK47 (L)  is dead

Chameleone Claims Jeff Kiwa ‘Killed’ A...

In a brand new touching tribute song Chameleone sings, ““Jeff Kiwa, Jeff Kiwa, Jeff Kiwa, AK wamutwala” ” — referring to... read more »

NTV’s Faboila Dumped Over Nude Pictures

Anita

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... read more »

AK 47 Death: Pallaso Demands ‘Truth’

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

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

Education
St Paul SS Students at Mbarara Police Station

Mbarara: Police Arrest 15 Students Over Strike

Police in Mbarara are holding 15 students of St. Paul’s Secondary School in Kagongi, Mbarara district after staging a strike last weekend. The school headmaster Venance Musinguzi told Chimpreports... read more »

Western Youth MP Gerald Karuhanga

MP Karuhanga In Tight MUK Convocation Race

Western Youth MP Hon Gerald Karuhanga has made public his intentions to contest for Chairman of the Makerere University Convocation, a body that... read more »

Parliament Summons Musisi Over School Land Saga

Executive Director Jennifer Musisi

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

BP. Stuart Vice Chancellor, Dr Nkesiga, Dies

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

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

Crime & Investigation
Lwanga (seated) and Old Kampala DPC Mwesigye (standing left) in court recently (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe/ChimpReports)

Witness Fails to Show Up in Battered Journalist Case

Buganda Road Court Grade one Magistrate Ssanyu Mukasa has adjourned to April 14, 2015 the case in which former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye is charged with assault among other charges on... read more »

Gen Katumba Wamala addressing moslems of Kyazanga municipality during the weekend (Photo: Joshua Nahamya/ChimpReports)

Gen Katumba Warns on Recruitment of Rebels

The Chief of Defense Forces, General Edward Katumba Wamala has urged Muslims in Kyazanga, Lwengo District to reject requests from subversive elements... read more »

Man Beheads Sister, Nephew Over Inherited Land

Mbarara Police CID Boss Ian Kakuru

Security operatives in Mbarara are holding three men believed to have killed a 37 year old woman and her son. The killers spared her 4 weeks old baby, which... read more »

Inside Story: Why Kenyatta Suspended Corrupt Officials

Kenyatta addressing Parliament this week in Nairobi

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta this week made headline after announcing government’s decision to crack the whip on corrupt public servants, ordering all... read more »

Kabale Rapist Lecturer Committed to Higher Court

Moses Agaba was a lectuerer at Bish. Barham University and College in Kabale

The Grade two Magistrates Court sitting in Kabale yesterday committed a lecturer of Bishop Barham University and College to the chief magistrate’s court for... 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 »

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 »

Nigerian Drags Kayihura, Asan Kasigye To Court

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

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

Business
Museveni and Janet in a train in China during the weekend

Museveni Travels 122 kms by Train in China

President Museveni, who is currently on a five day visit to China, has travelled 122kms on a speed train from Tianjin to Beijing. The President had landed at the Tianjin Airport from attending the... read more »

Smile Communications provides the fastest internet speed in Uganda

Smile Named Uganda’s Fastest Internet Provid...

Smile communications has been named fastest internet service provider (ISP) in Uganda in a special rankings unveiled today. The ranking by Explorer... read more »

Museveni to Asia: Uganda is Ripe for Investment

Museveni being welcomed to China where he wooed Asian investors to commit their money in Uganda and Africa at large

President Museveni has called on the Asian bloc to work with the African Continent particularly Uganda to guarantee a shared prosperous future, Chimp Corps... read more »

Youths Should Not Separate Morals From Politics

Nasasira Ndagara(Che)

By Nasasira Ndagara Children don’t heed the life experiences of their parents, and nations ignore history. Bad lessons always have to be learned anew.... read more »

Nairobi, Dar to Join “Super Cities” of Africa

Nightlife of Nairobi city

Rapid economic growth, coupled with discovery of large deposits of oil and gas, are likely to see both Nairobi and Dar es Salaam join the top 10 “Super... 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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Special Forces Commander, Brig Muhoozi Kainerugaba guides Museveni during a paratrooping exercise a few years ago

Special Forces Break Silence on Osama’s Plan to Kill Museveni

The Special Forces Command (SFC), an elite force of battle-hardened soldiers and war strategists has revealed it “will never ever take chances” with President Museveni’s life after... read more »

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 »

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Uganda Shillings

 Why the Uganda Shilling is Losing its Value

By Prof Waswa Balunywa I was explaining to a group of students why the shilling was losing value and they wondered why I was not the Minister of Finance. I said to them it is easier to... read more »

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 »

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Kassim [bandaged] is undergoing treatment at Luzira

Acid Attackers Committed To High Court

Nakawa magistrate’s court has committed Kasim Kakaire and two others accused of pouring acid onto Josephine Namanda last year which led to her death in February 2015, to High court to... read more »

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 »

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Prof Baryamureeba is also the author of 'They will see him'

Prof Barya: Universities Need Pro-Poor Fees Payment Policies

For all of us who are 45 years and above we had the opportunity to study for free at University. Today things have changed; more than 90 percent of the students studying at public... read more »

Prof. Bayamureeba has been honoured for building evaluation capacities in the country

Prof Barya Gets New Excellence Award

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba was this week recognized for his contribution towards building Evaluation capacities during the opening ceremony of the Uganda Evaluation week Conference held... read more »

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 »

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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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Uganda has oil worth billions of dollars

Museveni Warns on Taxing Oil Officials 

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

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 »

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President Goodluck Jonathan (right) and Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the two main presidential candidates in the 28 March 2015 elections in Nigeria. Photo: UNDP Nigeria

Nigeria Decides in Key Presidential Election

Nigerians woke up Saturday to cast their votes in a heated presidential election that has raised security tensions in the region. The major contest is between former military ruler, Retired... read more »

Bukenya being welcomed  by Makumbi (R) at DP headquarters in Kampala on March 27, 2015

Bukenya Rallies Opposition Against Museveni

Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has promised to work hand in hand with the former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya to form a coalition that will oust incumbent President Yoweri... read more »

Bukenya being welcomed  by Makumbi (R) at DP headquarters in Kampala on March 27, 2015

Bukenya Blasts DP Defection Reports

Former Vice President, Prof. Gilbert Bukenya has rubbished reports of defecting to the opposition Democratic Party(DP), saying his Friday visit at the political organisation’s... 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 »