Uganda: Museveni, Tshisekedi to Launch Mpondwe Bridge

President Museveni and his DR Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi are this morning expected to officially launch Mpondwe Bridge in Kasese District.The bridge links Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo.The two heads of state will also commission a …

Uganda: NDA Yet to Clear Local Covid Drug

The National Drug Authority (NDA) has said it is still gathering more information about the acclaimed Covid-19 cure, Covidex, before directing on usage.The herbal medicine is said to have been manufactured by senior scientists at Mbarara University-bas…

South Sudan Blocks UN Peacekeepers from Volatile Areas

The new chief of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says U.N. peacekeepers are being blocked from accessing some sensitive areas, despite an agreement by South Sudan’s government to cooperate with the mission. Nicholas Haysom was appoi…

Uganda: Rugunda, Mateke Happy to Leave Cabinet

The outgoing Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has thanked President Museveni for giving him the opportunity to serve the country in different capacities, and welcomed his new appointment as a special envoy for special duties.In an interview with Da…

Uganda: Full Cabinet List – Jessica Alupo New Vice President

President Museveni has appointed Hon Jessica Alupo as the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda. In the new appointments, Hon Robinah Nabbanja will be the Prime Minister.Full list bellow1. H.E. the Vice President – HON. JESSICA ALUPO; (MAJ.RTD)2. Rt…

Uganda: Govt Pauses Buses, Taxis Curfew

Government has suspended the 9pm to 5:30am curfew time restriction for buses and taxis that travel upcountry to aid the movement of learners who are stuck in parks.The decision comes a day after the abrupt closure of schools by President Museveni on Mo…

US Announces Plan to Share 80 Million Excess Vaccine Doses

The Biden administration on Thursday announced it will share 80 million excess doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of June, with specific plans on sharing the first 25 million doses to areas in need. The long-awaited announcement shows that the major…