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Jim Muhwezi has come back as Minister for Information and National Guidance

Cabinet Reshuffle: Kiwanuka Out; Jim Muhwezi Bounces Back

News is emerging that President Yoweri Museveni has announced yet another cabinet reshuffle and among the new faces is former Health Minister Jim Muhwezi. Muhwezi lost his post in the cabinet after he was implicated in swindling of billons of shillings from Global Fund, meant for malaria and HIV... read more »

Gen Katumba inspects the troops before flagging them off to Somalia yesterday [Photos by Kenneth Kazibwe/Chimpreports]

Leave Somali Women Alone – Gen Katumba Warns AMISOM UPDF

Army Commander Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala has warned UPDF soldiers under the AMISOM peace keeping force to desist from love relationships with Somali women while on duty. Katumba sounded the warning at the send- off ceremony of more than 1700 fighters under UGABAG XV on route to Somalia, at a... read more »

Residents place Ruhinda's body in a coffin

Pictures: Mbarara Man Hangs Self After Arsenal Loss

A mid age man took a decision to terminate his life after losing Shs 500,000 [$180] in a European Champions League match bet. Deus Ruhinda was a resident of Kakiika in Mbarara district, in western Uganda, but was working in Kasese district in the same region. The deceased on Wednesday afternoon... read more »

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

EXCLUSIVE: Acholi MPs Boycott ICC’s Bensouda

Members of Parliament from the heart, the beginning and the biggest sufferers of the two decade northern war – Acholi sub region – yesterday boycotted the meeting with the International Criminal Court`s Chief Prosecutor, Fetou Bensouda. Ms. Bensouda who is here for a five-day visit,... read more »

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Saints Go Top

The Saints have opened a seven point lead on the Rwenzori group table after a vital 1- 0 win over Hope doves today at Namboole stadium. Hassan Musana’s powerful free kick sealed the win for home side. The Saints have been Rwenzori Group table leaders since late... read more »

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Desh Kananura, Kikankane show their speed in Mbarara Rally

Kampala businessman Desh Kananura finally showed the capability of his new Subaru N14 when it comes to speed as well as reliability as he blew away the rest of the field on the first day of the Mbarara Rally in Masaka. Using the car he this month imported from the... read more »

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Ssentongo Strikes to Set Up South African Clash

CAF Confederation Cup 2nd leg ASSM Elgeco Plus (0) Vs (1) URA FC Final Agg. URA FC (4) V (2) ASSM Elgeco Plus Robert Ssentongo’s lonely strike on Saturday earned Uganda Revenue Authority FC victory Madagascar’s ASSM Elgeco Plus 1-0 on Saturday to set up a clash... read more »

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PREVIEW: Cosmos De Bafia(Cameroon) vs KCC

  Uganda’s representatives KCCA FC face a tough test when they battle Cosmos De Bafia in the second leg of the CAF Champions League away on Sunday. After winning the first leg 1-0, Coach Abudallah Mubiru is aware of the huge task ahead when they battle on Sunday... read more »

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Kayiizi Goal lifts Vipers to Victory

UPL Results, Friday 27, 2015 Sadolin Paints 0-1 Vipers Entebbe 0-1 Express Lweza 2-3 Bul Victoria University 0-1 Kiira Young Simba 0-1 Police Uganda Premier League (UPL) first round leaders, Vipers were on Friday victorious in their first match in 2015 when they... read more »

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Qatar Soccer Deal ‘like a dream’ for Ugandan Teen Ssebyala

Shafic Ssebyala like any other ambitious young footballer is full of hope that one day his name will be one those always echoed as among the best in world football; at least as much as former Cranes star David Obua is celebrated her. Attacking midfielder Ssebyala is... read more »

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Fufa ‘reconciles’ with UPL Clubs

The 16 clubs that participate in the Uganda Premier League (UPL) have cooled down threats to suspend the league over new broadcast company Azam TV being stopped from broadcasting live matches if a communication from Fufa is to be believed.  This development comes... read more »

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Kirinya Fight off Masindi Boys

Kirinya/Jinja S.S dominated from start to finish as they trumped Taban Amin’s VCC from Masindi district 4-0 in a Fufa Big League fixture at Jinja SS grounds in Eastern Uganda on Thursday. Joel Wakalaita scored a first half brace with James Otim and Musa Magumba... read more »

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Inaugural Fighters’ Awards Today at Hotel Africana

Celebrated former World champion John ‘the Beast’ Mugabi is in town and will alongside a fellow Ugandan boxing great Ayub Kalule be decorated tonightwith Lifetime Achievement honours at the inaugural Fighters’ Awards at Hotel Africana. Mugabi who lives in... read more »

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URA Want To Twist the Knife in Madagascar

CAF Confederation Cup 2nd leg ASSM Elgeco Plus Vs URA FC-2nd Leg. 28TH February 2015, 02:30pm Municipal Stadium of Mahamasina URA FC have vowed to stop ASSM Elgeco Plus when the two teams clash in the return leg of the CAF Confederations Cup on Saturday in... read more »

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UPDF Fighters are guarding a number of installations in South Sudan

South Sudan Denies UPDF Border Deployment

South Sudan government has denied recent rumors spread in media that the Uganda armed forces, UPDF is going to be deployed along the contentious border between her territory and Sudan. The Exterior... read more »

UN peacekeepers on patrol in Sudan’s Abyei region. [UN Photo]

S. Sudan: UN Extends Peacekeeping Force in Abyei T...

The UN Security Council has extended the United Nations peacekeeping force in Abyei – a resource-rich area contested by Sudan and South Sudan –... read more »

Machar: Kiir Has Refused to Meet Me

Machar in Addis Ababa recently for the peace talks

South Sudan rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar has cried out to President Salva Kiir to meet him for the last round of peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The time... read more »

S.Sudan: Window of Peace Closing as Fighting Resumes

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

Heavy fighting has resumed in the war-torn South Sudan as the peace talks’ deadline which her citizens and the rest of the world were expecting as the last... read more »

Machar Rebels Get New Spokesperson

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

South Sudan rebels have unveiled Colonel James Lony Thichiot Ngundeng as their acting spokesman in replacing the defected spin doctor, Brigadier Lul Ruai... read more »

Rwanda
RIP: Dr Emmanuel Gasakure

Kagame Doctor Killed by Cop to be Buried Today

Preparations for the burial of Dr Emmanuel Gasakure who was killed by a police officer in an act of self defense on Wednesday evening are in high gear, Chimp Corps report. Friends and relatives on... read more »

Rwanda Police spokesperson, Chief Supt. Celestin Twahirwa says an investigation has been opened into Dr Gasakure's death

Rwanda: Ex Kagame Doctor Shot Dead

Rwanda National Police have commenced a deeper investigation into the killing of President Paul Kagame’s personal cardiologist, Dr Emmanuel... read more »

Rwanda, Germany Bolster Business Ties

Gatare and Steinmeier agreed to strengthen trade ties between Germany and Rwanda

The German business delegation composed of 21 business operators in various sectors ended their visit to Rwanda with a positive insight on business... read more »

Axed Habineza: I Will Remain Loyal to Kagame

Habineza listens to President Kagame at a recent function in Kigali

Sacked Rwanda Sports and Culture Minister, Joe Habineza has promised to “remain loyal” to President Paul Kagame, Chimp Corps report. Habineza, one of the... read more »

Rwanda, Israel Strengthen ICT Ties

From L-R_ Chairman of Kaenaat Mr. Yariv Cohen (L), DG in MYICT, Didier Nkurikiyimfura (C) and Patrick Kabagema from ICT Chamber (R)

In an attempt to fast track growth and develop capacity of the players in the ICT sector, every year the Rwanda’s ICT Chamber chooses priority countries to... 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 »

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Residents want this factory relocated

Kabale Residents Protest Factory Construction

Residents of Kabale Municipality are protesting construction of Cement and lime factory close to residential areas of Kitumba in the out skirts of Kabale town, owned by one of the Indian investors in... read more »

The Mega City Complex will consume USD 100 Million

Mukono Set For $100 Million Complex

President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday morning commissioned construction of a $100 million Mega City Complex, a grand joint project by two Indians and... read more »

Kyenjojo Students Riot Over Dress Code: School Closed

Its a common practice that Ugandan students are required to tuck in their uniforms

Government aided Katoke Senior Secondary School in Katoke sub county Kyenjojo district has been closed after a destructive strike. The students went on rampage... read more »

AMISOM: Another UPDF Commander Jailed For Fuel Siphonin...

Col Hassan Kimbowa in court on Friday

Makindye general court martial has sentenced another UPDF commander on the Somali contingent, on matters relating to fuel siphoning. The former battle 11... read more »

I am Fit At 70 Because I Don’t Drink – Muse...

President was last month pictured sprinting to one of his rallies he held in Kabale district.

President Yoweri Museveni has exceeded 71 years of age, but still feels athletic and healthy, all thanks to one key thing; “My body is entirely not... read more »

Entertainment
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
UNEB Executive Secretary Mathew Bukenya.

170 S6 Results Withheld over Malpractice

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has continued to warn schools that have turned examination malpractice into a culture that the board would have to withdraw their examination licenses. An... read more »

Education Ministers Jessica Alupo and Chrisostome Muyingo share a light moment at the release of the S6 results today.

Parents, Leaders Seek Arrest Of Teachers Over Held...

Kabarole District Council has asked security agencies including the Resident District Commissioner and District Police Commander to investigate the... read more »

S6 RESULTS: Girls Beat Boys Again, Sciences Shunned

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

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... read more »

Museveni, Kagame To Open Another Ntare School In Rwanda

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame

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... read more »

Mao Blesses Namulindwa For Mak Guild

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

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

Crime & Investigation
Jinja DPC, Apollo Kateeba commanded the operation

2 Shot As Police Battles Riotous Jinja Traders

Two people have been badly injured by stray bullets in a scuffle as police battled demonstrating market traders in Jinja town today afternoon. RPC Kira North Edgar Nabongo says the traders were... read more »

Casualties of the Kampala Coaches bus accident in early February at Mbarara Referral Hospital (FILE PHOTO:  (Joshua Nahamya/ChimpReports)

Two Killed in Kalita Bus Crash

At least two passengers have perished and six others sustained severe injuries in the Kalita bus accident that occurred along the Fort Portal-Kampala... read more »

Museveni Warns Rwenzori: No Space for Sectarianism

Museveni addressing a rally at Karugutu on Thursday

President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned the people of Rwenzururu Region in Western Uganda against tribalism and ethnicity that resulted in the recent... read more »

2 More Arrested in Luwero Murder

Lamech Kigozi

Following the murder of David Lwetute, a businessman in Luwero town a week ago, police on Wednesday arrested two more suspects. This brings to five the total... read more »

State Fires Back on Sejusa Aide Torture Claims

Some of Sejusa's aides on trial at Makindye General Court Martial

The State has asked the Military Court Martial sitting at Makindye in Kampala to nullify claims by one of Gen David Sejusa’s aides that he was tortured... read more »

Court
Dominic Ongwen

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 deputy... 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... read more »

Fired Kabale District Secretary Demands 400M Compensati...

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Rukungiri district has been dragged to court by its former employee, James Nshabaruhanga, who claims to have been illegally discharged in 2011. Through his... read more »

AG Nyombi’s Case Faces Disposal

AG Peter Nyombi

Embattled city lawyer Andrew Karamagi has asked Buganda Road grade one magistrate Lamuno Pamela Ocaya to dismiss the case where he is accused of being a public... read more »

Judge Faces Arrest For Stealing 46 Million

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Buganda Road chief magistrate Lilian Buchyana is set to issue an arrest of warrant to Moroto Magistrate Grace Balintuma, who is accused of defrauding Shs... read more »

Business
MTN Uganda balance check and recharge shortcodes

UCC Forces MTN to Harmonise Short Codes

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) and telecom company MTN are on a collision path over the commission’s directive to telecom companies to harmonise their three-digit short codes has... read more »

The main of Orient Bank in Uganda. The bank  says its new 200 million dollar re-capitalization by the British based Private Equity Fund, 8 Miles, will boost performance and firm its capital base.

Orient Bank Sold Again

Embattled local financial firm Orient Bank are set to go through another takeover according to industry players after Irish singer and political... read more »

Uganda Telecom MD, Ali Amir, Resigns

UTL officials at a party in Kampala last year

Ali Amir, Managing Director and Board Member at Uganda Telecom (UTL), has resigned from both roles citing personal reasons. He will stay on at the Company till... read more »

Museveni: Contractors’ Rivalry Delaying Road Projects

Museveni says contractors' wrangling is delayed road projects in Uganda

President Museveni has attributed the delay in the construction work of some roads to tenderers who are bent on out-competing other bidders once they lose... read more »

Hotel Prices Shoot Up Over Falling Shilling

Lodging facilities went up in the past quarter due to a depreciating shilling

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has noted an overall annual increase in the producer price index for Hotels and Restaurants (PPI-HR) from 0.8 % in the... read more »

Agriculture
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 under threat by deforestation and also increase the... read more »

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

Museveni Blasts Opposition

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

Museveni: Sky is Limit for Uganda’s Transformatio...

Museveni and NRM MPs at Kyankwanzi on Sunday

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... read more »

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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 »

Amb. Scott together with the team of roasters sip on some of the local coffee varieties

US Experts Thrilled By Uganda Coffee Quality

A team of US top coffee roasting experts are in the country to experiament the vaieryt of Ugandan coffee beans. Led by US Ambassador to Uganda HE Scott DeLisi, the team visited Uganda... 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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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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VICENT KAKOOZA: What Fufa Could Have Forgotten about Project 2019

Last year the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) announced their master plan that will see Uganda qualify for Africa’s premier tournament AFCON come 2019. The usual song... read more »

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Attorney General Peter Nyombi

AG Nyombi Dragged To East Africa Court Over Sh50 Bn

The East African Court of Justice has resumed hearing a case where the Uganda’s Attorney General Peter Nyombi is implicated in a Sh 50 billion scandal. The case filed by a Ugandan citizen... read more »

Police carry remains of killed Ariong's body for burial

Court To Dismiss AIP Ariong Murder Case

High Court judge Jane Elizabeth Alividiza has threatened to dismiss a case in which a man is accused of murdering Assistant Inspector of Police John Michael Ariong in March 2012. This... read more »

Maj Kirabo in court yesterday

Fuel Thieving UPDF Major Gets 6 Months in Jail

UPDF officer Major Alex Kirabo who was yesterday convicted of duty negligence by the general court martial has been handed 6 months in prison. Maj Alex Kirabo is said to have diverted up to... read more »

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Victoria University gives the student the power to obtain what they believe should be their value for money

Victoria University Bridges Skills Gap Among Graduates

With majority of the mushrooming universities in the country concentrating on imparting theoretical knowledge, Victoria University is walking the talk in setting the trend for a better... read more »

Primary School kids having fun on a tablet in class

Tablets For Class Work? Yes We Can!

It is 10:30AM Wednesday morning and Kennedy Tushabe a very close friend emerges from the P5 classroom at a newly set up primary school in Nateete, a Kampala suburb. His red polo T-shirt... read more »

MUBS students have Thursday gone on strike

BREAKING: MUBS Students Riot

Police have Thursday afternoon deployed heavily at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) in Nakawa, Kampala after students went on rampage, protesting the death of two students... read more »

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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 »

Uganda Kobs at queen Elizabeth National Park

Museveni: Uganda Has Best Climate in the World

President Yoweri Museveni has strongly encouraged tourists globally to visit the African continent in general and Uganda in particular as the country enjoys the best climate in the... read more »

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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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Monitoring Mining Impacts Overlooked in Uganda

Uganda is endowed with vast and diverse metallic and industrial minerals with commercial potential that include Gold, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Tin, Wolfram, Beryl, Bismuth, Colombite... read more »

Eng Irene Muloni attending the Energy Week in Kampala recently

Uganda Starts Petroleum Exploration Licensing

The Government of Uganda (GoU) has announced the country’s first open competitive licensing round for petroleum exploration, Chimp Corps report. This licensing round will cover six blocks... read more »

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President Yoweri Museveni is expected to contest again in 2016

Museveni Can’t Be Voted Out Of Power: Chief Pollster

A senior researcher, who has overseen a number of opinion polls in the country, has concluded from his assessment that the population of Uganda is unable and unlikely to vote President... read more »

Eng. Kafeero Ssekitoleko

Railway Probe: China Yet to Respond to MPs’ Queries

The Speaker of Parliament, Hon Rebecca Kadaga has granted a three-week extension to the Select Committee on the Standard Gauge Railway to complete its investigation and present its report... read more »

Cecilia Ogwal says the Executive does not seem to be bothered by the proposed constitutional amendments

Parliament Demands Constitutional Amendments

Members of Parliament have asked the government to lay before the House, constitutional amendments that are required before the general elections in 2016. Opposition say a new Electoral... read more »

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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 »

Mr John Ssempebwa while speaking to press today

93% Discount for Rwenzori Trek With U.S. Model

Adventurous and fun loving Ugandans are rubbing hands for a mega trek up the Rwenzori Mountain in Kasese district with American Super model Marlina Morena, and a mega party at the foothills... read more »