Uganda is on track to achieve MDGs

The decision to host the 54th Assembly here shows the confidence that the IACO and the ministers of African countries have in the contribution Uganda is making in the development of the coffee industry in …

Shs500 billion wasted on anti- poverty projects

Kampala- President Museveni has revealed that more than Shs500 billion the government has been injecting in wealth creation projects has not had the required impact on reducing poverty in homesteads because the money has not …

Self-inflicted wounds by political leaders

Starting at the top, there was no need for President Museveni and his supporters of the NRM to orchestrate a scheme where he would be paraded as a single candidate for the 2016 elections. Most …

Resolutions adapted at consultations on free elections

National consultation. Following countrywide consultations on electoral reforms, delegates last week met in Kampala and agreed on resolutions that will be presented to the Speaker of Parliament. Below is the full report.

Having considered electoral …

Profiling the UPDF’s enemy in Somalia

One day as a group of Uganda People’s Defence Forces in Somalia drove south of Mogadishu, the armoured vehicle in which the former contingent commander, Brig Dick Olum, was travelling collided with a vehicle which …

Dismissed Tabliq Muslim leader vows to stay

KAMPALA- Tabliq Muslim leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga, who was voted out by a section of his executive last Thursday, has said his dismissal was illegal because those who moved a vote of no-confidence against him …

5,000 stranded as floods cut off border

AMURU- Businesses have been paralysed at Elegu border point in Amuru District after River Unyama burst its banks and cut off the road, leaving more than 5,000 travellers, traders and residents stranded.

Elegu is at …

Is Opposition and civil society chasing the wind?

For three days, political and civil society leaders converged in Kampala, mulling a way forward for the country’s electoral agenda. That meeting attracted more than 1,000 participants and gave birth to a document aptly dubbed …

House in teenage pregnancy fight

As Uganda joins the rest of the world to commemorate 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence (GBV), this week in Parliament, lawmakers called on government to reform laws that perpetuate the vice.

The Speaker …