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Uganda @ 53: a country under siege (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Uganda @ 53: a country under siege (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

On Friday, October 9, Uganda will mark the 53rd anniversary of our beloved country’s Independence. The national celebrations will take place at Gulu where, as a student in Senior Two, I witnessed the dawn of …

Kenya doubles electricity sales to Uganda ahead of Rwanda supply (Business Daily (Kenya))

Kenya doubles electricity sales to Uganda ahead of Rwanda supply (Business Daily (Kenya))

Kenya has more than doubled electricity sales to Uganda and looks to start supplying Rwanda by year end following the injection of additional geothermal power into the national grid. Official data shows that Kenya exported …

Chinese Firm Offers Scholarships to Uganda (allAfrica.com)

Chinese Firm Offers Scholarships to Uganda (allAfrica.com)

Three Ugandan students have a received scholarships to pursue Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degrees in Petroleum related courses at the University of Petroleum Huadong in China. Jin Weigen the Vice President of CNOOC Uganda Limited said …

Uganda Is in a 40,000 Deficit for Teachers (allAfrica.com)

Uganda Is in a 40,000 Deficit for Teachers (allAfrica.com)

Uganda has a gap of up to 40,000 qualified teachers in its secondary schools writes PAUL TENTENA. “We have a problem of non-qualified teachers teaching in the profession. There is also a gap in training …

Drum Beat Thrills Masaka in Chibuku Competition (allAfrica.com)

Drum Beat Thrills Masaka in Chibuku Competition (allAfrica.com)

Nile Breweries, the organizers of the Chibuku dance competitions, wanted to have the bar raised for this year’s grand finale scheduled for October 30 at the National theater. But as it turns out, the judges …

Tourism growth should be Uganda's focus (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Tourism growth should be Uganda's focus (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

What is the role of the presidential investors’ round table committee on tourism? It seeks to redirect the future of tourism by making recommendations to government, among them, improving infrastructures, growing the country’s human resources, …

Kenya's exports to Uganda up for first time in 4 years (Business Daily (Kenya))

Kenya's exports to Uganda up for first time in 4 years (Business Daily (Kenya))

Kenya’s exports to Uganda have grown for the first time in four years over the seven months to July amid a political storm over the countries’ bilateral trade. Data from the Kenya National Bureau of …

Good leaders are elected on merit (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Good leaders are elected on merit (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Last Wednesday, Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali made an instructive statement to Ugandans, especially those aspiring for political office in the forthcoming general election. Speaking to Christians at Namirembe Archdeaconry headquarters in Budaka District, …

Govt Releases Shs 97 Billion for Maintaining Roads (allAfrica.com)

Govt Releases Shs 97 Billion for Maintaining Roads (allAfrica.com)

Government has released Shs 97.1bn in the July-September quarter of this financial year for maintaining public roads. In a recent letter to MPs, the executive director of the Uganda Road Fund, Michael M Odongo, urged …

Promote all tourist attractions (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Promote all tourist attractions (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Yesterday, the world celebrated the United Nations World Tourism Day. The theme for this year’s celebration, “One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities”, is aimed at fostering awareness among the international community of the importance of …

Cranes Outclasses Masindi XI in the First Regional Tour (allAfrica.com)

Cranes Outclasses Masindi XI in the First Regional Tour (allAfrica.com)

Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) in partnership with Nile special and Airtel Uganda have embarked on a regional football tour where the National Team (the Uganda Cranes) will face-off with the local teams in …

Cameroonians consolidate Olympics ticket hunt (Africa Review)

Cameroonians consolidate Olympics ticket hunt (Africa Review)

AfroBasket Women 2015 hosts Cameroon topped their Group A after winning their third straight match against Uganda 86-34. Defending champions Angola also won their third straight match, beating Algeria 71-53, at the tournament in Yaounde. …

The fight is on for Africa's sole Olympics ticket (Africa Review)

The fight is on for Africa's sole Olympics ticket (Africa Review)

Some 12 African teams are in Cameroon to compete for the lone women’s basketball ticket to the 2016 Olympic Games. The contest that began Thursday is featuring the hosts, Gabon, Mali, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, …