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Elephants Return (allAfrica.com)

Elephants Return (allAfrica.com)

Uganda’s elephant numbers increase but conservationists remain wary of poachers Globally, elephants are under threat with the increase in demand for ivory. With estimates showing about 96 elephants being killed every day, global figures indicate …

Ugandan soccer gains little from Chan successes (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Ugandan soccer gains little from Chan successes (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

KAMPALA. Former Cranes coach Bobby Williamson managed an unusual feat of getting the Ugandan football intelligentsia behind him. The Cranes had a settled look about it during the affable Scot’s reign. It helped that Williamson …

Pope visit: Namugongo shrine to open day earlier (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Pope visit: Namugongo shrine to open day earlier (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Kampala. Organisers for the Pope’s Uganda visit have proposed to open Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo a day earlier to allow pilgrims gather ahead of the Holy Father’s November 28 open-air mass there. The Uganda Episcopal …

Uganda Monitors Non-Tarriff Barriers (allAfrica.com)

Uganda Monitors Non-Tarriff Barriers (allAfrica.com)

Uganda is in constant consultations with its neighbours in the five-member East African Community m(EAC) on the gradual easing of all non-tarriff barriers (NTBS). “Through regional and bilateral initiatives, a number of NTBs such as …

Prime Minister Milton Obote's Inaugural Independence Speech At Kololo Airstrip On October 9, 1962 [document] (allAfrica.com)

Prime Minister Milton Obote's Inaugural Independence Speech At Kololo Airstrip On October 9, 1962 [document] (allAfrica.com)

At the turning point in the history of Uganda, I hope that all our friends will join with me in bestowing upon the new, independent Uganda our prayers and hopes for peace, prosperity and a …

Uganda to curb social media crimes (The Citizen (Tanzania))

Uganda to curb social media crimes (The Citizen (Tanzania))

Kampala, Wednesday. Police in Uganda are not taking cyber-crime via Facebook lightly. The latest development is that the force is working with ministry of Internal Affairs to form a working group that will intervene to …

Uganda refutes power import claims by Kenya (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

Uganda refutes power import claims by Kenya (Daily Monitor (Uganda))

KAMPALA. Barely three days after Kenya power regulators said they have doubled their power exports to Uganda, a senior official from ministry of Energy has refuted the claims. On Sunday the Daily Monitor sister newspaper …

SNV Intensifies Hand Washing Campaign (allAfrica.com)

SNV Intensifies Hand Washing Campaign (allAfrica.com)

It is something many people take lightly, but its consequences are dire; poor hygiene could slowly lead one to one’s grave. Many people in this country do not effectively wash their hands, a situation that …

Three Students Win CNOOC Oil and Gas Scholarship (allAfrica.com)

Three Students Win CNOOC Oil and Gas Scholarship (allAfrica.com)

The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (Cnooc) Uganda, the operator of the Kingfisher oil field in the Albertine region, has awarded three students with scholarships to undertake petroleum studies. Two of the students won scholarships …

Govt Urged to Tackle Graft, Act On Development Goals (allAfrica.com)

Govt Urged to Tackle Graft, Act On Development Goals (allAfrica.com)

Uganda must quickly start preparations for the implementation of the newly-adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), civil society and donors have said. The 17 universal goals recently signed by the 193 UN member states are expected …

Kigali to Host Zone V 3×3 Hoops Tournament (allAfrica.com)

Kigali to Host Zone V 3×3 Hoops Tournament (allAfrica.com)

Rwanda will host this year’s Africa Zone V 3×3 basketball championship on October 12 at Amahoro indoor stadium, a day after the conclusion of the ongoing FIBA Zone V Club Championships. The 3×3, also known …

Kenya doubles electricity sales to Uganda ahead of Rwanda supply (Africa Review)

Kenya doubles electricity sales to Uganda ahead of Rwanda supply (Africa Review)

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 …

16 Teams for African Show Arrive This Week (allAfrica.com)

16 Teams for African Show Arrive This Week (allAfrica.com)

All the 16 foreign teams enlisted for the Africa Amateur Golf Team Championship are expected in the country on Saturday, in time for Sunday practice and flag raising at Limuru Country Club. The teams are …