Uganda: Children Sacrificed for ‘Good Luck’

Several children were ritually murdered and mutilated during the recent election season in Uganda, a Christian charity says. The activists believe that killings were meant to invoke magic bringing “wealth and power.”The body parts of victims might have…

Uganda: Arrests in Crackdown On Opposition

By Alex GittaIn Uganda, the house arrest of opposition leader Kizza Bisegye continues to overshadow President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory. Hundreds of other opposition figures have also been rounded up.For Kizza Besigye, leader of Uganda’s oppos…

Uganda: LDC Shows the Way, Others Need to Step up

EDITORIALLast week, the Law Council ended three years of an audit into alleged examination malpractice at the Law Development Council (LDC).The council issued punishments to those who erred, and gave a second chance to those who needed it. Others walke…

Uganda: Country Risks Losing Global Fund Grants

By Hope MafarangaUganda may miss out on the 2016 Global Fund grants, due to its failure to spend past funds and deliver the programmes for which the money was intended.The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), the country’s Global Fund Board, ha…

UGANDA PHASING OUT OLD EAST AFRICAN PASSPORTS

Uganda’s Ministry of Internal Affairs is to phase out the old East African passports and replace them with new ones which will be recognized internationally.The current East African Passport cannot be used as a travel document outside East Africa becau…

AFRICA PHARMACEUTICAL SUMMIT BEGINS IN KENYA WEDNESDAY

Kenya is host from Wednesday the two-day Africa Pharmaceutical Summit Starting which will run under the theme “Building competitiveness and enhancing markets” to reflect the centrality of building an efficient ecosystem critical for the pharmaceutical …