Uganda: Ministers Sued for Being in Office

Even after President Museveni dissolved Cabinet on May 12, a section of ministers remain in offices.While addressing a news conference at the weekend, ICT and national guidance minister Judith Nabakooba said ministers continue performing their duties u…

Uganda: Sand Cranes Handed Stiff Afcon Group

The beach soccer national team – the Sand Cranes – joy of storming the first ever Afcon tourney has been met with a daunting group draw.The Sand Cranes have been pitted against hosts Senegal,DR Congo and neighbors Tanzania in group AGroup B is equally …

Uganda: UBC Journalist, Robert Kagolo Shot Dead

Police have started investigating the murder by shooting of Robert Kagolo, a UBC journalist which occurred last night at around 8pm at Bugembejembe village, Wakiso District.The Kampala Metropolitan police deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says it i…

Uganda: MPs Tipped on Coping With Life After Parliament

Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday received tips on how to cope with life after leaving Parliament.The two-day seminar, which ends today, was organised to guide MPs on how to live a purposeful life after serving their respective stints in Parliame…

Uganda: Suspension of Oil-Related Activities Cost Govt Shs21.2b

Suspension and scale down of oil related activities in the 2019/20 financial year cost government Shs21.25b in taxable revenue, according to Accountant General Lawrence Semakula.In September 2019 Total E&P suspended all oil related activities, …

Uganda: Airlines Bank On Vaccine, Cargo to Recover

Airlines continue to post deep losses, amid a Covid-19 resurgence and renewed restrictions, which are threatening travel demand.However, the industry is hinging its recovery on increase in cargo and fast vaccine rollout.This is contained in the April 2…

Uganda: Waragi Distillers Pollute Mbale City Water Sources

Residents and local leaders in Mbale City have raised alarm over the continued pollution of water bodies by waragi distillers in Nabitiri Village, Bukasakya Sub-county.The locals say the distillers are using rivers Nashibiso and Namatala as a dumping g…

Uganda: Rural Residents Adopt Measures to Promote Sanitation

Throughout Uganda, poor rural communities continue to grapple with the challenges that stand in the way of improving the standards of the required sanitation and hygiene in their households.A basic traditional latrine with a concrete floor and brick wa…

Uganda Says US Travel Limits Imposed Without Basis

KAMPALA, UGANDA – The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on some Ugandan government officials for what it calls the undermining of the democratic process during recent elections.Uganda government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo said Saturday that the U.S. h…

Uganda: First Lady, Parliament to Honour Onyango

The parliamentary committee on education and sports on Thursday heard that Education Minister Janet Museveni will soon honour Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango who retired this week.State minister for sports Hamson Denis Obua made the remarks while a…

Uganda: Country in Mess Due to Poor Governance, Says Gen Muntu

The former presidential candidate for Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), Maj Gen (rtd) Mugishu Muntu, has said the country is currently in a mess due to poor governance.”This country is in a total crisis because of bad governance by President …