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Katureebe and his wife at his thanksgiving ceremony on Saturday in Kampala (Photo: Pat Larubi)

CJ Katureebe: Uganda Needs Autonomous Judiciary

The newly-appointed Ugandan Chief justice, Bart Magunda Katureebe has called upon government bodies to respect and support the work of the judiciary, Chimp Corps report. Katureebe made the remarks at his thanksgiving ceremony held at Ndere Troupe Center in Kampala on Saturday evening where dozens... read more »

Dr Tanga Odoi

Tanga Odoi Takes Charge of Makerere Convocation

Dr Tanga Odoi has been elected the chairman of Makerere University Convocation in a hotly contested election at the higher institution of learning in Kampala, Chimp Corps report. The convocation is an association of alumni and current staff of Makerere University. Its legal mandate is enshrined in... read more »

Kenyatta (C) has suspended officials named in graft report

FULL LIST: Kenya Cabinet Secretaries Suspended over Graft

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced receiving letters from dozens of top government officials who have agreed to step aside over their alleged role in the Anglo-leasing corruption scandals that cost the country billions of Kenyan shillings. Presidency Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu told a... read more »

Dr Aggrey Kiyingi

Kayihura: Australia Should Extradite 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 hunted back home, for his Presidential ambitions. Kayihura explained that no one holds a grudge against Dr Kiyingi and that’s all he should... 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Am Not A Prostitute, Micho Tells Nigerians

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

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South Sudan rebel leader, Dr Riek Machar

New Rebel Alliance Formed to Fight 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 Dr Riek Machar, Chimp Corps report. The... read more »

South Sudan President Salva Kiir

Cash Strapped S. Sudan Seeks $500m from Qatar

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... 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 »

South Sudan Moves Closer to Joining EAC

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

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

UN Disappointed by South Sudan Continuous Conflict

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

The United Nations Security Council has voiced its “profound disappointment” at the failure of all parties in South Sudan to conclude an agreement that... 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 women is not a Rwandan culture and it will not be... read more »

Rwandan police officers on a VIP protection course

Rwanda Trains Elite VIP Guard

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

Rwanda Plans Child Online Protection

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

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

Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata

NEW VIDEO: Muzaata Launches More Artillery On Buganda

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 Bobi Wine

Bobi Wine Warns of War with Muzaata

Bobi Wine has given controversial Muslim preacher Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata Batte an ultimatum of Monday to have apologised to Buganda Kingdom Prime... 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 »

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

Kadaga Okays Sanctions On Qatar’s Gender-Insensitive Parlia...

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 include women in their legislature. This... read more »

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

Six Children Reunited With Parents

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... read more »

Terrorists Will Never Subdue Uganda – Gen Kayihur...

Gen Kale Kayihura speaks to Press on Friday

In the wake of the just announced terror threat in Uganda, the Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura has asked tourists and potential visitors to... read more »

MPs Have Betrayed Us – RDC

Bushenyi RDC Isaac Kawooya [R] with some of the Bumbaire local leaders

The Bushenyi district Resident District Commissioner, Mr. Isaac Kawooya has blasted Members of the 9th parliament over what he called betrayal of voters during... read more »

Hit and Run Car Kills One in Kibuye

The accident took place at Kibuye junction yesterday

A hit and run car heading to Entebbe from Kampala killed one at Kibuye round about, police has said. According to Patrick Onyango the police spokesperson... read more »

Chameleone’s brother AK47 (L)  is dead

Chameleone Claims Jeff Kiwa ‘Killed’ AK47

In a brand new touching tribute song Chameleone sings, ““Jeff Kiwa, Jeff Kiwa, Jeff Kiwa, AK wamutwala” ” — referring to AK47’s demise. Read full story @ChimpLyf our dedicated... read more »


NTV’s Faboila Dumped Over Nude Pictures

NTV’s Be My Date celebrity presenter Anita Fabiola Kyarimpa just been dumped by her boyfriend of 18 months Mo Red Mayanja after finding out... 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’s husband Ivan Semwanga uploaded  city tycoon Mutaasa Kafeero’s married 21-year-old daughter Masitulah Nassali Mutaasa’s son Tarnish... read more »

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

Faith, 25, is dead

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

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 brings together the institution’s alumni and current... read more »

Executive Director Jennifer Musisi

Parliament Summons Musisi Over School Land Saga

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

Makerere Faces Guild By-Election

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

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

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Kenyatta addressing Parliament this week in Nairobi

Inside Story: Why Kenyatta Suspended Corrupt Officials

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

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

Kabale Rapist Lecturer Committed to Higher Court

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

Ugandan Fighter’s Story of Al Shabaab Somalia Camp

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

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

Gen Kayihura: We’re Prepared for Terrorist Attack...

IGP Gen Kale Kayihura

Uganda Police Force has confirmed the possibility of a terror strike in the country but quickly maintained that, “there is no cause for panic or fear” as... read more »

Court Issues Fresh Criminal Summons for Kiyingi

Kiyingi has already printed 2016 election posters

Nakawa Magistrates court has issued another set of criminal summons for Australian Cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi to appear before this court on April 9 to... read more »

Peter Nyombi in court today

Nyombi: Karamagi Humiliated Me

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

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

Nigerian Drags Kayihura, Asan Kasigye To Court

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

Sejusa Aides’ Relatives Want to Meet Museveni

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

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

Kabamba Attacks: ‘Government Witness is LyingR...

Sgt Gaka

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

Court Frees KCCA Driver

Anwar Baguma was today cleared of all charges

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

Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanya

Oulanya Blasts Finance Over Delayed Budget

The Deputy Parliament Speaker, Hon. Jacob Oulanya has expressed displeasure in the Ministry of Finance for their failure to present the Ministerial Policy Statements, Budget estimates, the Budget... read more »

Coordinator of CSBAG Julius Mukunda [R] and Budget Specialist David Walakira during the press conference [Photo: CSBAG]

CSOs Suggest Remedies For Soaring Dollar Rate

Ugandan NGOs united under the Civil Society Budget Group (CSBAG) are perturbed by the soaring dollar rate saying if Government doesn’t take serious... read more »

Museveni to Meet Chinese Leader, Xi Jinping

Museveni meeting Xi Jinping in South Africa in May 2014

President Museveni has Friday arrived in the Chinese City Island of Hainan in Sanya for the BOAO Forum for the Asia Annual Conference. The President, who is... read more »

Italian Businessmen form Club in Uganda

Outgoing Italian Ambassador, Stefano Antonio Dejak

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

Museveni Travels to China for Business Forum

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

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

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

Museveni Tips NRM Women Leaders on Production

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

Museveni says the youth must engage in commercial agriculture

Museveni to Youth: Don’t be Parasites

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

Nnabagereka to Address Ugandans in Diaspora

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

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

King Oyo Speaks At Dubai Global Leaders Forum

King Oyo was welcomed to Abu Dhabi

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

Museveni Woos Buganda Youth

Museveni at his farm in Rwakitura

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

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Author: Morrison Rwakakamba

Open Letter to Rubabo MP on GMO Bill 2012

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

Museveni says wetlands must be fully protected

Museveni: We Must Relocate Wetland Encroachers

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

Museveni and NRM MPs at Kyankwanzi on Sunday

Museveni: Sky is Limit for Uganda’s Transformation

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

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

Museveni Warns on Insecurity

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

Museveni is touring the Rwenzururu area

Museveni Warns Rwenzururu Against Tribal Wars

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

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

Uganda to Support Ongwen ICC Trial

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

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

Living in Entebbe: Turning From Grim to Nightmare

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

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

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

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

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

Opinion: Set Kabaka’s People Free

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

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

Katureebe Approved by Parliament, Opposition Walks Out on Kavuma

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

Kojo [R] Gustafason and their lawyer in court today

More Witnesses Pin American In Fake Dollar Case

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

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

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

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

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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 »

Morrison Rwakakamba

Rwakakamba Scoops Prestigious Harvard University Admission

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

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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 »