6:13 pm - Friday February 27, 2015
DRC's artillery component exhibits its might in Kinshasa last year

DRC Claims Bombing FDLR Bases

The Congolese armed forces have announced the beginning of military strikes on Rwanda genocidal militia, FDLR, and capturing one of the militants’ bases, Chimp Corps report. DRC information Minister Lambert Mende said the army met “minimal resistance” against FDLR in the Tuesday... read more »

Lenina Mbabazi alias Nina

Nina Mbabazi: Anger in Society is Growing

Lenina Mbabazi has spoken out on the causes of what she termed as “divisions” and “anger” in Uganda’s society, saying a cross section of people perceives the ruling NRM government members and the party’s supporters as having benefited at the expense of the majority population. “I know... read more »

The suspects linked to Kiyingi's alleged terrorist acts being brought to Nakawa High Court on Thursday in Kampala (Photos: Kenneth Kazibwe)

11 Charged With Aiding Dr Kiyingi, ADF Rebels

Nakawa Grade one Magistrate Timothy Lumunye has charged and committed to High Court a group of 11 people with aiding and abetting Australian-based Ugandan cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi and Allied Democratic Forces rebels in a bid to execute terrorist mission in the country. Kiyingi recently... 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 Gasakure as he attempted to disarm a police officer on duty on Thursday morning, Chimp Corps report. The incident, which Police described as... 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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Kiprotich’s Ninja Pose

After bagging a cool Shs200m for setting a new national record (NR) at Tokyo Marathon on Sunday, Uganda’s Olympic and world champion Stephen Kiprotich may have had more reason to celebrate. On returning home, Kip took time off to post a picture relaxing on a tree... read more »

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Uganda Coach Micho Dreams

ALL AFRICA GAMES QUALIFIERS Saturday at 4.30pm in Namboole Second leg: Uganda vs. Mozambique National Under-23 head coach Micho Sredojevic, who also doubles as Cranes coach is aiming at providing a conveyer belt in the regular promotion of players from the junior teams... read more »

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Berbatov: Nobody Expected us Thumping Arsenal

AS Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov feels that despite exceeding expectations, his side were fully deserving of their 3-1 victory over Arsenal in their Champions League Last 16 clash on Wednesday. The former Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Fulham forward scored... read more »

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Uganda Swimming Federation very Broke

Don Rukare’s Uganda Swimming Federation (USF) is struggling to raise funds to a send team to represent the country at the forthcoming CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships due from 6 – 9 May 2015, Luanda, Angola. Rukare who attended the two day Swimming trials at... read more »

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VIDEO: Desh Kananura Eager to Win Mbarara Rally

Kampala businessman and semi-retired rally ace Desh Kananura is confident he will win this weekend’s two-day Mbarara Rally buoyed by his new Subaru N16. He made the announcement after getting a feel and testing his rally brand new... read more »

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Machar in Addis Ababa recently for the peace talks

Machar: Kiir Has Refused to Meet Me

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 frame of the talks expected to find a... read more »

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

S.Sudan: Window of Peace Closing as Fighting Resum...

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... 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 »

Kiir Missing in Addis Ababa Peace Talks

Kiir arriving for the IGAD meeting in Ethiopia recently

The South Sudan President, Salva Kiir is conspicuously missing in the expected last round of his country`s peace talks that resumed in the neighboring... read more »

UN Calls for Sanctions Against Kiir, Machar

Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, briefs the Security Council on the situation in South Sudan. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Amid a worsening humanitarian situation and a fragile security environment, the continuing tensions between South Sudan’s rival factions risk plunging the... read more »

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

Rwanda, Germany Bolster Business Ties

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

Habineza listens to President Kagame at a recent function in Kigali

Axed Habineza: I Will Remain Loyal to Kagame

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

Rwanda Blasts MONUSCO, DRC Over FDLR

Mushikiwabo and Steinmeier arriving for a press conference in Kigali, Rwanda on Saturday

Rwanda has continued to express frustrations with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and United Nations Mission in the country known as MONUSCO... read more »

PHOTOS: Kagame Hails Ethiopia’s Resilience

President Kagame speaking in Ethiopia on Wednesday

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has praised the determination and strong spirit of Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front which toppled the Ethiopian military... 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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Gen Elly Tumwiine

Pan-Africa Live Debate: Gen Tumwiine Tackles Uganda’s Stinking Co...

Uganda’s Former Army Commander Gen Elly Tumwiine is expected tomorrow as chief discussant at this week’s Pan African Live Debate. The Pan African Live Debate is a weekly public dialogue that... read more »

Bushenyi Police spokesperson Martial Tumusiime

Policeman Killed In Fatal Accident

Joshua Nahamya A police officer attached to Bushenyi police station has been knocked dead by a speeding Tipper canter truck while on duty according... read more »

Museveni: Civil Servants to Wait Longer for Pay Rise  

Museveni has Wednesday commissioned the St. Victor S.S.S Kitaara Science Laboratory in Bukomansimbi

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the construction of the 110-km Kanoni – Sembabule– Bukomansimbi-Villa Maria road and urged residents to support... read more »

UPC Wants Marriage Bill Recalled

Domestic violence has been on the rise in the country

The ever increasing acts of domestic violence and brutal murder of innocent married women in the country has prompted the opposition Uganda Peoples’ Congress... read more »

Rugunda, Tumwebaze Meet Opposition Over Lukwago’s...

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda, Minister Frank Tumwebaze during the meeting with opposition leaders on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda and Minister for Presidency and Kampala Hon Frank Tunwebaze have met a team of parliamentary opposition leaders, to discuss... 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
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 Ntare School... 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... read more »

40 Schools To Be Closed In Kasese

Kabarole RDC Stephen Asiimwe

A total of 41 Nursery, Primary, Secondary schools and Tertiary Institutions in Fort Portal Municipality that have been operating illegally are set to be shut... read more »

PHOTOS: 4 Schools Demolished In Mbarara

Jesus Cares was left in ruins

A number of Parents and learners are screening other options after government authorities razed down four schools for falling below the required standards. The... read more »

FDC Attacks Gov’ts Nursery Section For Public Sch...

FDC Spokesperson John Kikonyogo

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) spokesperson, John Kikonyogo has attacked government plans to compel all public schools have a nursery section so... read more »

Crime & Investigation
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 road, Chimp Corps report. The nasty accident... read more »

Museveni addressing a rally at Karugutu on Thursday

Museveni Warns Rwenzori: No Space for Sectarianism

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

King Oyo Guard Arrested For Shooting Man Over Love

King Oyo of Tooro with one of his guards

Police in Fort Portal are investigating circumstances under which a Tooro Kingdom royal guard Corporal Amos Alinaitwe is alleged to have shot a boda boda rider... read more »

Court
AG Peter Nyombi

AG Nyombi’s Case Faces Disposal

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 nuisance when grabbing Attorney General... read more »

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Judge Faces Arrest For Stealing 46 Million

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

Leave Judiciary Alone, Museveni Told

President Museveni greets Ag Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma at the opening of the conference in Entebbe

President Yoweri Museveni has been asked to allow the country’s judiciary arm space to do its work and cease dictating how it should run its duties. UPC... read more »

Kabale Court Dismisses Robbed Tourists’ Case

Tourists in Bwindi National Park

The Kabale grade one magistrate Esther Nyadoyi   has acquitted three men accused of waylaying a group of tourists along the Kabale-lake Bunyonyi road,... read more »

SCANDAL: Nyombi Blames CIID for Collapse of Shs165bn Pe...

Cairo International Bank was used by public and bank officials in the Shs165bn Ugandan pension scam

The Attorney General has advised the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) to drop charges of theft of Shs165bn and conspiracy to defraud the government of... read more »

Business
UTL officials at a party in Kampala last year

Uganda Telecom MD, Ali Amir, Resigns

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 May to serve his notice period and... read more »

Museveni says contractors' wrangling is delayed road projects in Uganda

Museveni: Contractors’ Rivalry Delaying Road Proje...

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... 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 »

Uganda Wins $400m Oil Case Against Heritage

Uganda has oil worth billions of dollars

The multi-million dollar tax dispute between Uganda and oil firm, Heritage, has finally come to an end with the United Nations Arbitral Tribunal ruling in... read more »

COMESA: Experts to Scale up Regional Integration Benefi...

East African leaders launching the Uganda standard gauge railway at a function in Kampala last year

The first peer-review meeting for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) under the Africa for Results (AfriK4R) initiative kicked off in... read more »

Agriculture
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 the construction of roads and other... read more »

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... 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 »

Presidential Advisor Warns on Cash Handouts

The special presidential assistant for general duties in charge of Buhweju affairs, Mrs. Alison Ayetoranire speaking to the residents at Rubengye parish church of Uganda on Thursday (Zadock Amanyisa)

By Zadock Amanyisa in Buhweju The people of Buhweju have been urged to stop the mentality dependency on government or presidential handouts. The remarks were... read more »

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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 »

Museveni is in Busoga preaching 'wealth creation'

Museveni: Take Wise Farming Decisions

President Yoweri Museveni has encouraged District Agricultural Officers and other leaders throughout the country to use Radios in their areas to sensitize wananchi on wealth creation that... 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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HIV/AIDS remains rampant in the Rwenzori region because of defilement and several other sex related offences and behavior

71 Year Old Earns 17 Years Imprisonment Over Defilement

Fort portal High Court has sentenced a 71 year old man Murogowabo William to 17 years and half years to Katojo Government Prison on charges of aggravated defilement, under Section 129 of... read more »

Maj Kirabo in court yesterday

Another UPDF Commander Convicted For Fuel Theft In Somalia

Another Senior UPDF officer has been convicted for failure to execute his duties while in Somalia. The General Court Martial in Makindye convicted Major Alex Kirabo after he was found... read more »

Journalist Lwanga being helped out of court on Wednesday (Photo: Kenneth Kazibwe/ ChimpReports)

DPC Mwesigye Assault Case Hearing Flops

Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Ssanyu Mukasa has adjourned to February 25, 2015 the case in which former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye is charged with assault among other charges on... read more »

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Bishop Katonene was challenged to show leadership in the AWIST saga

NHCE Decides on Ankole University Fate

Zadock Amanyisa Sheema Following a three-year disagreement between West Ankole Diocesan Bishop Right. Rev. Yona Katoneene and Concerned Christians from Sheema district over the location of... read more »

Education Minister, Jessica Alupo

Alupo Tasked Over High School Commitment Fees

The ongoing National Resistance Movement retreat in Kyankwanzi has asked Education and sports minister, Hon Jessica Alupo to swing into action and get rid of pre-admission fees charged by... read more »

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Gulu University Warns Gov’t on Pay Rise

Gulu University Academic Staff Association (GUASA) have insisted on receiving a pay rise announced by government recently amid reports that the proposed salary structure could be... 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 »

The Author: Henry Mugisha Bazira

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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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 »

DP President Norbert Mao

Mao’s Back-up Plan Revealed

The return of Paul Kenneth Kakande as Democratic Party (DP) spokesman and taking of a break in the daily running of the party by President Norbert Mao being termed as an odd coincidence by... 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 »