Uganda’s Cricket Cranes Soar to New Heights: A Journey to the ICC T20 World Cup

Uganda's national cricket team, the Cricket Cranes, has achieved a historic milestone by qualifying for the…

Tradition Meets Innovation in a Vibrant Celebration of East African Music at the Kalabash Festival

In the heart of Uganda, the live music scene pulsates with vibrancy, and the Kalabash Festival…

Unlocking Uganda’s Cultural Treasures: VP Alupo Calls for Private Sector Investment

Uganda, a country rich in cultural heritage and natural beauty, is poised to unlock its full…

Namboole Stadium receives CAF nod for National team games

The Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) has announced that the Confederation of African Football (CAF)…

The Kenya-Uganda Multinational Road Project: A boost to Regional Connectivity, Economic Growth and Development.

By Namukose Livia The Kenya-Uganda Multinational Road Project is a significant infrastructure stride towards enhancing regional…

How UNRA And Agriculture Agencies Survived Abolishment In Rationalisation Bid

For several months, there have been missed reactions within the government set up as the Cabinet…

Unlocking the Potential: The Rise of Rugby in Uganda

By David Frederick Kawooya. Rugby in Uganda has transcended mere sport to become a symbol of…

The Tusker Lite Rwenzori Marathon emerges as the first Ugandan Marathon to be certified by the World Athletics Federation.

By Livia Namukose A popular event held annually in Uganda, the Tusker Lite Rwenzori Marathon takes…

Auditor General Muwanga to receive Shs500m package, salary for life

This year, Uganda will see the longest serving Auditor General, John Muwanga retire from service after…

URA Seeks Extra UGX 169 Billion For Staff Remuneration

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has requested Parliament for extra UGX 169 billion to cater for the…

How Leader of Opposition Ssenyonyi has set a battle with House Speaker over expenditures

In the wake of social media “exhibition” that has allegedly exposed extravagance in Parliament, the plenary…

Can the African Union find solution to DRC internal, external aggressions?

Fresh from a chaotic general election that saw President Felix Tshisekedi win a Constitutional second and…

Uganda, Egypt discuss strategic investments market access

Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has Tuesday January 16 29924, engaged in a fruitful dialogue today…

Shs285 billion projected rise in local revenue in next financial year worries MPs

Parliament is at the tail end of processing the Budget Framework Paper (BFP) for financial year…

Cecilia Ogwal a woman who will be forever be remember for being a political iron lady, corruption free legislator

Thursday January 18, 2024 will be remembered as a sad day in the history of Parliament…

In Uganda, It’s Not Christmas if it’s Not with Family

As the festive season unfolds across the heart of Uganda, a unique and cherished tradition comes…

DR Congo presidential campaigns draws to three-horse battle

When the Congolese population which is largely Catholic goes for this year’s Christmas festivals, celebrations will…

Delegates highlight plight of women in French colonies at NAM conference in Baku

With just weeks left before the focus shifts to Uganda with the Non Aligned Movement Summit…

Busoga’s royal wedding that has united the kingdom again

In a momentous event that transcended historical divides, the Saturday November 18, royal wedding between Kyabazinga…

A look at top candidates in DR Congo presidential race as Tshisekedi seeks a second term.

About 49 million Congolese nationals are preparing to go the polls on December 20, 2023 to…

Energy Minister Nankabirwa insists first Ugandan oil to flow in 2025

Ugandans have waited for the first oil to flow out of the Albertine graben with a…

Korea a strategic partner in maintaining peace, security in Africa- Says Tayebwa

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has underscored the contribution of the Republic of South…

Insecurity Undermines Uganda’s Prosperity: Museveni’s Efforts for Peace and Security

President Museveni of Uganda has emphasized the critical link between security and prosperity within the nation.…

Security takes lion’s share as Shs52.7 trillion budget for 2023/24 financial year

Parliament on Thursday approved the national budget for the financial year 2023/24 totaling to Shs52.7 trillion…

We are not in DR Congo to fight, Museveni rubbishes media claims

Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has clarified that Ugandan armed forces are not in the neighbouring…

Government moves to end leadership vacuum at countries top public publishing entity

The recent decision by the Cabinet to approve the new Board of Directors for the Uganda…

Museveni, former chancellor of Austria discuss investment opportunities in Uganda, Rwanda’s Kagame re-elected, Kenya opposition call off protests, South Sudan troops arrive in DR Congo

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni last week met the former Chancellor of Austria Alfred Gusenbauer together with…

Parliament select committee report casts doubt over safety of workers’ money in NSSF

By law every Ugandan worker who is employed outside the civil service is supposed to save…

Iron sheet saga: Is Museveni saving face?

The Uganda police on Monday March 13 announced that President Yoweri Museveni has directed an expeditious…

Museveni assures Ramaphosa on Eskom smooth exit, support for South African investments in Uganda

President Ramaphosa has expressed South Africa’s gratitude to his Ugandan counterpart President Yoweri Museveni for Uganda’s…

Museveni co-opts journalists as agents of growth and prosperity

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reiterated that the only way to achieve prosperity in Uganda is…

Museveni pledges careful use of oil as Uganda begins drilling 31 wells

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has reiterated the government’s commitment to use oil and petroleum resources carefully…

Museveni outlines Uganda’s investment priorities, affirms government commitment to help Dubai investors settle in

“Uganda and Africa in general are like a gold mine and we are just at the…

Government proposes Shs49 trillion budget for 2023/24 financial year

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija on December 23 tabled before Parliament a Shs49.9 trillion proposed budget for…

The year ahead: Will First Son standoff with ruling NRM party blow over?

First Son and presidential advisor on defence, Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has a democratic right to contest…

Football’s GOAT: Out goes Messi, in comes Mbappe; Public outrage as Lwera road collapses again; US president Joe Biden to visit Africa

In the 80th minute of the World Cup final against Argentina, France’s Kylian Mbappe threatened to…

Uganda-China diplomatic ties set for a new high

China has lauded its relations with Uganda as progressive over the last 60 years. Jiang Jiqing,…

11 children killed in school fire, Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed denounces foreign interference in peace talks, Kenya readies to deploy in DR Congo, Tanzania sends army to fight fires

A dark cloud hovered over the country last week as news emerged of 11 children that…

Museveni locks down Ebola affected districts, Vipers FC beat African giants TP Mazembe to advance in CAF championships, Tigray rebels call for international intervention, Ruto disbands bandit police unit

After 3 addresses in a space of 2 weeks, Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Saturday…

Uganda beats Tanzania to lift African Cricket Association T20 Cup, Alupo speaks truth to EU at UN General Assembly, Ruto asks G7 to support poor countries, Uganda announces Ebola outbreak

Uganda Cricket Team on Thursday cruised to victory at the African Cricket Association (ACA) T20 Cup…

NRM trains headteachers on patriotism, CAF launches new African league, Museveni meets Army chiefs over Dr Congo

The NRM Secretary General, Rt. Hon Richard Todwong, on Sunday officially opened a 10-day retreat for…

Business community have central role in East African peace efforts – Museveni

The business community in the world have a central role to play in peace and unity…

DP’s Mao will work as Museveni minister fighting human rights abuse amidst cries of betrayal by fellow opposition leaders

Uganda’s new Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Norbert Mao, last week outlined to Parliament’s Committee on…

Medals rain on team Uganda as Commonwealth games end, South Sudan president extends transition period, US sends envoys to Africa after Russia’s Lavrov tours continent

Uganda’s Olympic team last week wrapped up a gold performance bagging a total of 5 medals…

Kenya votes 2022: Where is the love lost between Uhuru, Ruto?

When Kenya’s second president Daniel Arap Moi decided to retire in 2002, he chose Uhuru Kenyatta…

Dark week as scored die in Mount Elgon floods, Ugandans assured of security amidst threats of inflation-sparked violence, DP President takes Oath as NRM Minister

Last week started with Ugandans being cautioned as well.as reassured by security forces that no one…

Kiyungu, the business that grew from a university hostel snack outlet to a major catering company

In July 2018, Brenda Bantu Tuti, a kindergarten school teacher formed a WhatsApp group with which…

Museveni appeals to UK business community to stock Ugandan food products

President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the business community in the United Kingdom to open their…

Weekly brief: Chelimo closes Uganda’s medal hunt in Oregon with bronze, Ethiopia government forces kill 153 rebels, East African leaders fast track admission of Somalis into regional bloc

On Monday morning, Uganda’s Oscar Chelimo earned a bronze in 13:10.20 at the 5000m final, a…

Week of sporting gains in Uganda as country launches bid to host AFCON and Cheptegei raises national flag at World Athletic Championships; Uganda-South Sudan launch talks to boost business relations

Patrice Motsepe, the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) last week indicated that he…

South Sudan’s Kiir vows no more war as country marks 10 years of Independence dotted with recurrent conflicts

Salva Kiir Mayardit, the President of the Republic of South Sudan on Friday received a roadmap…

Prime Minister receives investors seeking to transform Kampala transport sector, South Sudan government distributes free food to crisis areas, Ex-Cranes star Sekagya names New York Red Bulls Coach, Bank of Uganda hikes lending rate

Uganda’s Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja last week met a delegation of CRRC Dalian Company Ltd who…

Climbers of the Rwenzori have described it as incomparable

“We are all climbing #Rwenzori2022 for deeply personal reasons. But here is one public one that…

Female soccer stars fall in opening match, Uganda disagrees with World Bank over middle-income status, health ministry proposes law banning trafficking of human body organs, Pope Francis still expected in South Sudan

Uganda’s female soccer stars the Uganda Crested Cranes started their campaign at the weekend and began…

Uganda’s cement industry, a gold mine in the making

By 2019, the cement industry in Uganda had grown by leaps and bounds, with indicators of…

Subsidies, tax cuts will not work: World Bank agrees with Museveni on economic recovery

Cutting taxes on fuel, increasing subsidies and imposing price controls on food and energy products are…

EAC leaders agree on modalities for deploying joint force in DR Congo, Kagame meets Tshisekedi amidst accusations of attacks, Uganda Airlines gets landing rights in China, Rwanda-UK remain undeterred on refugee deal, Uganda gives Kenyan fish passage way through to DR Congo

On Wednesday, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, who currently chairs the East African Community (EAC), called for…

We must stop export of value for no value – Museveni urges Ugandans

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has vowed to continue his fight against what he calls economic hemorrhage…

Fresh from the garden to the market, how Uganda’s fruits and vegetable production can boost exports

Road side markets are a very common sight in Uganda. Travelers from any part of the…

Museveni camps in Eastern, Northern Uganda, pushes reactionary force, Intelligence led operations against insecurity in Karamoja, Rwanda, DR Congo accuse each other of cross border attacks

Last week was dominated by news of President Yoweri Museveni pitching camp in Eastern and Northern…

Beth Mawumbe: The accidental revolutionary arrested for protecting Museveni

Beth Mawumbe was a simple primary school teacher, wife and mother who found herself a fugitive…

Rwabwogo rallies DR Congo to embrace trade links with Uganda

Entrepreneur & Senior Presidential advisor on special duties in Uganda, Odrek Rwabogo has hailed trade relations…

Decades later, Busoga still waiting for Lakwena defeat compensation

As Napoleon Bonaparte once said; history remembers kings and generals and the soldiers who actually fight…

Museveni, Pope Francis call for dialogue in Ukraine as Russia bays for cooperation in Africa, Uganda bows for Algeria in AFCON qualifier, Uganda in DR Congo to consolidate business relations

President Yoweri Museveni has joined world leaders in calling for dialogue between Russia and Ukraine as…

NRM sweeps Omoro County votes as opposition scratches for evidence of foul play, African leaders discuss terrorism, coups, insecurity and armed conflicts at AU summit, Uganda pledges $1m to AU humanitarian agency African countries sign Nairobi declaration giving coffee a new lease of life

The ruling NRM party’s Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, on Thursday trounced five competitors to replace his father…

Role of ICT as an Enabler in Industrialization: Uganda’s Journey to harnessing the use of ICT

By Steven Kirenga There is no doubt that Information communication technologies have the power to change…

Museveni pitches for investments in value addition as Turkey, Uganda boast of $71m trade volume

President Yoweri Museveni continues his message wooing foreign investors into Uganda. Earlier this month, the President…

Inside Museveni’s plan to permanently end cattle rustling in Karamoja

Over the last two years, Karamoja has experienced episodes of instability that has disrupted more than…

We shall not abandon our journey because of temporary disruptions from the foreign world – Museveni

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called on Ugandans to support his government’s plans and persevere through…

PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI: A UGANDAN LEGACY

“This is not a mere change of guards; I think this is a fundamental change in…

Ugandan movie wins African award, government moots cutting lending rates, Tanzania president Samia discusses job creation, tariffs with Uganda business community, Opposition leader Besigye denied exit from his home

Ugandan filmmaker Loukman Ali at the weekend received an award for his movie “The Girl In…

US COMPANY SYMBION POWER ACCUSES SOUTH AFRICAN PAPER THE DAILY MAVERICK, OF DEFAMATION AND FAKE NEWS

A prominent U.S. energy company is taking legal action against a South African newspaper it accuses…

PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI: A UGANDAN LEGACY

“This is not a mere change of guards; I think this is a fundamental change in…

Counting the costs as Uganda grapples to stabilize its economy amidst global challenges

Ugandans across board have over the last number of months lamented about the rising costs of…

NRM unveils Oulanyah’s son as official candidate to replace former Speaker, Museveni vows to make cattle rustlers lose appetite for guns, 3 road accidents place deaths at 10 per day over the last week, Tanzania president calls night meeting, orders for immediate solution to rising commodity prices

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party on Friday unveiled Andrew Ojok Oulanyah as the party…

How telecoms in Uganda have maneuvered amidst challenging market conditions

The telecom industry is one of the most dynamic industries in Uganda. From the monopoly of…

Mt Elgon region: Birth place of the Liberation Struggle

A number of narratives have been told about the struggle that led to the January 26,…

Former Kenya President Mwai Kibaki laid to rest; UPDF seizes, burns illegal guns in Karamoja, Kadaga urges Ugandans to brace for larger DR Congo market

Uganda’s Vice President, Maj Jessica Alupo last week joined other Heads of State and Governments from…

How telecoms in Uganda have maneuvered amidst challenging market conditions

The telecom industry is one of the most dynamic industries in Uganda. From the monopoly of…

When Rwanda-Burundi conflict threatened EAC bloc

In December 2018, there was trouble at the East African Community (EAC) secretariat. The source of…

Uganda’s dairy sector needs strategic support to hit its five-year investment targets

Uganda’s dairy sector has grown in leaps and bounds over the years. Dairy farming is mainly…

Why government needs to focus on cattle quality and quantity to expand beef exports

In the past five years, the government has undertaken ambitious projects to develop the marketing and…

President Kagame visits Uganda after several years, leaders discuss peace security; First Son marks 48th Birthday with national celebrations; Uganda beats Kenya to book place at Commonwealth Rugby tournament; Consumers take the hit as fuel pump prices shoot up again Kenya’s 3rd President Mwai Kibaki dies at 90

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame have agreed to push for joint regional…

What new strengths does the East African regional bloc gain from new members joining?

More than two years after the United Kingdom left the 23-member European Union in January 2020,…

The week in focus: In death as in life Oulanyah unites Uganda, DR Congo signs accession agreement into EA community, legendary PanAfricanist Thomas Sankara ghost returns to haunt Compaore 35 years since his assassination, South Sudan moves closer to unified army

Following 18 days of funeral ceremonies, the former Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Jacob L’Okori…

Securing life and property of Ugandans is still the NRM government’s top priority

Since independence in 1963, Uganda just like many other African countries has suffered a series of…

Understanding the NRM government’s heavy investment in transport infrastructure

Unobstructed access to raw materials, market, capital, labor, and human resource is a mark of a…

The Parish Development Model: Why, what and How

On February 26, 2022, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launched the Parish Development Model, a program designed…

Museveni decries archaic Parliament law, warns Ugandans against rumours about Speaker’s death; South Sudan on tenterhooks as army surrounds Vice President’s home; Ghana removes law on wearing face masks

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni last week called for an amendment to the law which requires immediate…

SafeBoda’s growth from a ride hailing app to transforming Uganda’s transport industry

Namara Grace, a resident of Kiwatule is a day student at Makerere University and has to…

A few things to consider as Uganda’s government seeks to grow fish exports

Fishing is one of the major economic activities in Uganda, contributing about 12 percent of agricultural…

Oulanyah, the Legacy that was just beginning to be told

“Debate in the house should be based on facts and research and not emotions,” were words…

Buddu overcome Buweekula to clinch second Masaza cup title

By Mark Kawalya The much-anticipated finals of the Masaza Cup title that was held on Saturday,…

Is private sector investment in sports facilities a lucrative venture?

On 3 March 2017, the African football governing body, CAF, cleared the then newly constructed St…

When Africa’s leaders met to mull gang-up against rising conflicts

On February 24th, Heads of State and Government of the signatory countries of the Peace, Security…

Russia-Ukraine war blamed for high commodity prices in Uganda, Museveni calls out Parliament on UMEME contract, Kenyatta endorses archrival for next president, South African police on alert over renewed xenophobic attacks

President Yoweri Museveni last week came out and spoke about the rising prices of items in…

DJ by the night, engineer by the day: a story of an Oil and Gas expert who draws crowds at bars

Have you thought about the irony that is in people’s perception of DJs? Observe the cringe…

How Uganda’s strategy to expand market of 7 key products will stimulate economic recovery

It was a sigh of relief on January 24 when Uganda’s economy was fully reopened, ending…

Dubai Expo recognizes Museveni for visionary leadership, Rwanda-Uganda border reopening stamped and sealed, Muhoozi refuses to be bullied for his opinions on Russia

Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was last weekend awarded the Asia Business Leaders Forum (ABLF) Statesman…

What are coffee’s chances as one of the seven products government seeks to promote?

The recent developments in the coffee industry in Uganda have raised debate on whether the promotion…

Batwa; the small tribe of Ugandans nearing extinctio

Sharing space with gorillas and other wildlife in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a small tribe of…

World fears for worst nuclear crisis as Russia invades Ukraine, African leaders meet in Kinshasa to discuss end to conflicts, Parish Development Model launched, as coffee body accuses Uganda of snubbing negotiations

The news this passing week has been dominated by the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, which…

Exiled Nyamwasa: Is he behind the fresh tensions between Uganda, Rwanda?

Just when Uganda and Rwanda relations were becoming friendlier, tensions are simmering again and could derail…

The average Ugandan is 4 times richer than in 1986, says Secretary to the Treasury

If the 15.6 million Ugandans who lived in in 1986 agreed to share the country’s Gross…

Why the new coffee law complicates sector growth

Uganda, which is one of the world’s leading coffee exporters, finds itself at a crossroads with…

All eyes on Brussels as Europe markets itself to Africa, will China budge?

The EU is selling, but who’s buying? Poorva Karkare states in an article questioning the viability…

Uganda demands better terms as it withdraws from coffee agreement, Ethiopia launches controversial dam, South Sudan woos Arab investors,

Uganda last week announced it was withdrawing its membership from the International Coffee Organisation (ICO). The…

Among assures Ugandans of Speaker Oulanyah’s health, Musevevni in Congo Brazaville-rallies African leaders on peace, NUP youth jump ship meet Museveni in Entebbe, Rwabogo leads export initiative, UPDF distances self from torture

The Deputy Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Anite Among at the weekend assured Ugandans that her boss,…

How can Africa achieve inclusive investment opportunities for its youth?

With half of the continent’s population under the age of 25, Africa no doubt holds the…

Analysis: Equipping Uganda’s youth only way to tackle joblessness

Uganda must act now and quickly in order to adapt its workforce to the changing needs…

Can the next phase of the oil project deliver shared prosperity and sustainable development?

After more than 15 years of waiting, Uganda is closer to extracting its first oil following…

All hail Senegal, the new African soccer champions, Museveni allows boda bodas to operate, Kagame, Kenyatta meet as government moots law to jail anti-vaxxers

All praises this past weekend are on Senegal’s national football coach Aliou Cisse and striker Sadio…

Is it time for Africa to look beyond the West for democracy?

On Monday, the military in the western African nation of Burkina Faso seized power, overthrowing President…

How Uganda’s tourism sector is re-emerging from Covid-19 fall

On the 21st January 2022, H E the President launched the national brand, Explore Uganda, The…

The Week that was: Uganda, to operate under tight budget cuts next year, excitement as Rwanda opens Gatuna border, regional bloc ECOWAS attempt to resolve crisis in Burkina Faso as Mali accuses France of selfish interests

Uganda will have to work with a smaller budget in the next Financial Year after Parliament…

Digital lending takes shape in Uganda’s strides towards cashless economy

At first Mobile Money was developed to help one transfer money from one network to another…

Africa can now make better decisions, Museveni argues in call for reforms at UN Security Council

President Yoweri Museveni has joined the growing list of world leaders calling for reforms to the…

Mutebile, icon of Uganda’s economic reforms bows out, hopes for enstranged neighbours Uganda-Rwanda reconciliation renewed, Uganda fully reopens economy

Uganda woke to the news of the death of Bank of Uganda Governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile…

Cultural institutions and their role in building Uganda

In 1967, then president of Uganda, Apollo Milton Obote abolished cultural institutions in the country, setting…

As Uganda reopens schools, we must not leave our girls behind

This Article was first published by The Independent This week, Ugandan schools reopened for the first time since…

As Uganda reopens schools, we must not leave our girls behind

This week, Ugandan schools reopened for the first time since March 2020 – the longest Covid-related school closure of…

News of Children killed in fires blacks out excitement as schools reopen, Rwandans flee vaccination, Uganda to conduct door-to-door immunisation

News of two school fires in which five children were killed and several injured, has marred…

Why Cheptegei is Uganda’s sports personality of 2021

In all measures, sports lovers will in unison agree that world record holder, Joshua Cheptegei carried…

NSSF Bill: Savers to receive mid-term benefits, but who will pay the price?

President Yoweri Museveni last week assented to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) (Amendment) Bill, 2021,…

Ugandans ignore Health ministry warning of 3rd wave as schools reopen, AFCON kicks off with pomp, Somalia leaders pen deal to conduct elections

Officials from Uganda’s Health ministry last week unfortunately sounded like a broken record as they announced…

How standoff between Museveni and MTN over license fees, espionage ended in Ugandans owning 15% of biggest teleco

On March 14, 2019, President Yoweri Museveni met with officials of the MTN Group from the…

Uganda’s beef has earned an honored place on tables across the world, what’s so special?

Last month, the President of the Senate of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) H.E. Modeste…

The wrap up: 2021 in the eyes of Uganda’s President Museveni

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Friday December 31 2021, delivered a highly anticipated national address, winding…

Boxers at greater risk of early onset dementia, study finds

By Mark Kawalya A study carried out by Cardiff University based on following the lives of…

How FinTechs are disrupting Uganda’s financial services market

By Jimmy Ebong The Fintech industry is growing fast around the world including Uganda. Investments in…

Magogo moots bill regulating Ugandan sports.

By Mark Kawalya Moses Magogo (MP for Budiope East) has been granted leave to introduce a…

NRM demand NUP candidate removes bandage to prove assault claims, UK becomes world Omicron epicenter, striking medics to resume work

Medical interns in Uganda last week agreed to resume work this week. The interns who have…

Are conflicts in Africa an indicator of an ailing continent?

Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni earlier this month met a delegation of Ambassadors representing the Permanent…

Reconciliation, roads and raids; DR Congo’s new multi-thronged approach to reign in on 60 years of instability

The ascension to power of Felix Tshisekedi as President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has…

South Sudan government officials flouting Covid-19 travel rules, Uganda, DRC sign new agreement to pursue rebels further, Tigray rebels retake key Ethiopian town, striking Ugandan medics gain international attention

Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last week signed a final agreement on the…

When government launched Tulambule to boost domestic tourism through change in attitude

“Tourism is every one’s responsibility and therefore everyone should take keen interest in it,” Kiwanda Suubi,…

Africa can’t sacrifice its future prosperity for Western climate goals – Museveni

Africa can’t sacrifice it’s future prosperity for Western climate goals. The continent should balance its energy…

Museveni swings debate on climate change as COP26 is labelled a disappointment

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has given new direction to the debate on climate change, arguing that…

Uganda troops enter DR Congo to flush out ADF insurgents, Uganda-DRC road project takes off, Ethiopia fights back Tigray rebels, UK travel ban labelled wicked

The news in the past week was dominated by activity in the Democratic Republic of Congo.…

Uganda Airlines: The journey of a thousand miles that started with one step

On October 7th 2019, Uganda Airlines received two new Bombardier planes growing the number of aircraft fleet…

How Brexit, US-China tariff war debunked myth that Africa is a risky place to do business

In 2018, during a week-long trip to several African countries, then Prime Minister of the United…

Is Chinese aid to Africa a debt trap?

By Mwayi Peter On Friday November 26, a tweet from the Chinese Embassy in Kampala, attributed…

An Insight into the China – Africa Relationship

By Awel Uwihanganye Since the turn of the millennium, China’s portfolio in Africa, hitherto negligible, has…

Week in focus: Musenero undettered by media attacks, Museveni reaches compromise with striking medics, Uganda’s oil pipeline complete, Uganda, Kenya downplay new Covid variant

After weeks of taking accusations of having squandered money meant to develop a locally made vaccine,…

From crisis to prosperity programs; how lives of settlers are transforming in Uganda’s refugee camps

Over the years, Uganda has earned the reputation of having a progressive refugee policy, centred on…

Museveni unapologetic on killing of terror suspects, govt ready to vaccinate 21 million Ugandans, NSSF Bill ping pong continues with President meeting stakeholders, Burhan meets jailed Sudan Prime Minister, agree to move forward

President Yoweri Museveni has said his government will stop at nothing to end the spate of…

UK government eyes financing Uganda’s car making industry

UK Trade Envoy to Uganda Lord Dollar Popat on Monday November 15 met Dr Monica Musenero,…

A look at why pro athletes go broke after retiring.

By Mwayi Peter For many pro athletes, going broke after their careers have waned is a…

Terrorists are in panic; Museveni issues missive following November 16 Kampala twin blasts

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said the two bombers behind the Tuesday morning attacks in Kampala…

MTN Uganda extends offer of shares to Kenya, Uhuru visits Ethiopia to discuss regional peace as Museveni extends IGAD summit date, US makes turn around, sanctions Eritrean government over involvement in Tigray conflict, Kiir fires Finance minister

The US government last week on Friday issued sanctions against forces from Eritrea and its political…

I am dedicated to helping others as I was helped – Namayanja

Rose Namayanja Nsereko is the Deputy Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement Organisation in…

Stay away, Ethiopians warn off US, western media, African Regional leaders set to discuss Ethiopian crisis in Kampala, Museveni lists enemies of the environment

Ethiopians last week, in more than one way told the world, especially the media in the…

Despite an election, a vaccine crisis and 2 waves of a pandemic, all is well that ends well for Uganda

On Thursday October 28 2021, Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, announced that the government was making…

World champion Cheptegei wins another gold, Museveni assures Ugandans that they are safe from terrorists as country prepares to open economy in January 2022, ‘one-man coup’ in Sudan

Uganda’s economy will fully reopen in January 2022. This must be welcome news for Ugandans who…

Why East African countries are making a case for a bigger force in Somalia

In March 2007, Uganda, Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya and Ethiopia sent soldiers into Somalia to form the…

Bars, beer makers spike uptake in vaccinations, East African states fight over job quotas, Museveni vows to catch ‘pigs’ killing Ugandans, President outlines Africa focused COP agenda

Beer makers Uganda Breweries Limited, Century Bottling Company, the makers of Coca Cola in Uganda, the…

Let Africa make its own choices, Museveni makes passionate call on renewable energy

President Yoweri Museveni has called on the world to allow Africa explore more than a few…

NSSF in continued ping pong with savers; Kenya, Uganda announce date for inspection of Uganda’s milk and sugar facilities; Uganda Airlines reaches for the sky as Bobi Wine snubs Besigye pressure group

Last week was not a very pleasant one for Ugandans with savings in the National Social…

No, Uganda is not making it illegal to be gay (again)

Seven years after an act of parliament made homosexuality a crime punishable by death, the anti-gay…

Why merging government agencies is the way to go

In July, the government of Uganda set out to reform its operations in a process of…

Aucho replaces Okwi as Uganda captain ahead of 2022 World Cup Qualifiers

BY MARK KAWALYA Uganda cranes Serbian coach Micho Sredojevic named a new captain that would hopefully…

Battle of the decade: How Tyson Fury rose from double knockdowns to stop Wilder

By MARK KAWALYA Tyson Fury had one of the most grueling tests of his unbeaten career…

KCCA’s new signing Emmanuel Wasswa anticipates stronger post-surgery recovery

Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club’s newly signed midfielder Emmanual Wasswa is hopeful he will return…

Social Media giants must regulate hate content across Africa

BY ROSE NAMAYANJA NSEREKO For years, a graphic video of the torture of former Liberian President Samuel Doe…

How Africa’s ‘strongmen’ have helped return peace to Sudan after 17 years

On March 28, 2021, the Government of Sudan signed an agreement with the Sudan’s People Liberation…

From shooting people to development activity, a major shift for African armies

BY PETER MWAYI Arguably, conflict in Africa over political contestations is slowly reducing and being gradually…

Chobe, a pearl within the Pearl of Africa

For many years now, the Source of the River Nile has been one of the biggest…

How penetrating Middle East market could change Uganda’s export bill

The Government of Uganda in October launched a 6-month hunt for investors to pump $40 billion…

Kampala’s rapidly growing suburbs explain why businesses are closing shop

Over the last two years, Uganda’s capital city, Kampala is experiencing a transformation of its metropolitan…

Uganda’s Ssese Islands, a group of 84 islands, each with a unique story

The Ssese Islands are an archipelago of 84 islands in the northwestern part of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, the world’s largest tropical lake, the…

The underlying milestones as Uganda, South Sudan waive entry visa requirements

BY PETER MWAYI October 1, 2021 marked a key milestone for trade partners South Sudan and…

1986 to date: The changing face of Uganda’s entertainment industry

BY PETER MWAYI Between 1991 and 1997, Congolese musicians Kanda Bongo Man, Tshala Mwana, Alous Mabele,…

Without Ugandan government’s UPE programme, all hope was lost for MP Ssemwanga

BY PETER MWAYI Born in 1986, as the National Resistance Army/Movement (NRA/M) shot their way into…

A few concessions is all it took for Kenya, Uganda to bury looming trade hatchet

Since the 1970s and long into the early 1990s, Uganda was heavily dependent on its eastern…

U.S. criticism of Africa’s human rights is full of contradictions

Uganda is under the spotlight. With State Department travel restrictions on several senior officials and Amnesty…

Commentary: How D.C. “rights campaigners” are threatening our country’s stability

Rodney Bukenya is a retired accountant living in Palatine, Illinois. He came to the United States…

Recognizing that stability and democracy go hand-in-hand in Uganda

Living in Uganda and working in a government that provides durability and progress in a complex…

African Courts That Overturned Anti-Gay Laws Can Also Judge Electoral Fraud

Seven years ago this month, I played my small part in legal action that ended a…

The US Should Be More Careful When Picking Foreign Opposition Leaders to Support

There is an assumption in America that new political leaders across the world campaigning against long-term…