October 31

  • Uganda: Fireworks in Mityana

    Observer

    If there is a game that will test the mettle of the Uganda Premier League, Villa's clash against KCC FC at Ssaza grounds has all the ingredients, writes Charles Sebugwawo. Read more »



October 30

  • Africa: Test of African Democracy - Burkina and Beyond [guest column]

    allAfrica

    On Thursday the former soldier who seized power in Burkina Faso 27 years ago agreed to negotiate with opponents. The announcement was a response to massive popular demonstrations... Read more »

  • Uganda: Govt Gagging Dons - University Boss

    Observer

    Notoriously-outspoken university lecturers on public issues are fought by government, a top university administrator has said. Read more »

  • Africa: Why Young Women Lie About Sex [Blog]

    What'sUpHIV

    Wednesday was the day we were finally going to be seen and heard: the day that young women from Burundi, South Africa Uganda and Kenya were going to make it all about us. Read more »

  • Uganda: A Bad HR Decision Can Be Costly to Your Organisation

    Observer

    The director of Human Resource at KCCA has advised fellow HR professionals to save their organisations from incurring unintended costs by recruiting the right people. Read more »

  • Uganda: Tumwebaze Disowns Kigezi Journalists MoU

    Observer

    Mystery surrounds a memorandum of understanding signed by a group of media practitioners in Kabale district, to give positive coverage to the ruling NRM. Read more »

  • Uganda: Kamuswaga Sues Govt for Sh70 Billion

    Observer

    The Kooki cultural leader, Kamuswaga Apollo Sansa Kabumbuli II, has sued the central government for allegedly confiscating chiefdom's land. Read more »

  • Uganda: NWSC Receives Third International Award

    Observer

    National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) on Monday received the 2014 Golden Europe Award for Quality and Commercial Prestige, its third international prize this year. Read more »

  • Uganda: Two Defilers Get 20 Years in Prison

    Observer

    The High court, sitting in Mukono on Tuesday sentenced two men to a total of 20 years in prison for separate cases of aggravated defilement. Read more »

  • Uganda: Two Years Later, State Not Ready for Desh Trial

    Observer

    Two years after Andrew 'Desh' Kananura was charged with murder, state prosecutors on Thursday told court that that they were not ready to try the owner of the Naguru-based Panamera... Read more »

  • Uganda: Cricket Cranes Join Elite Class

    Observer

    The Cricket Cranes made the leap from the International Cricket Council (ICC) classification division III to division II following their win over Bermuda on Wednesday in Malaysia... Read more »

  • Uganda: Law-Enforcers Are Failing Us - Kadaga

    Observer

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has blamed law-enforcers for failing to ensure that laws passed by Parliament are observed. Read more »

  • Uganda: Besigye - I May Not Back FDC

    Observer

    Opposition stalwart says he will neither stand nor support an FDC candidate if there are no reforms Read more »

  • Uganda: Media Freedom Fighter Coming

    Observer

    Renowned Zimbabwean media entrepreneur Trevor Ncube will on November 26 speak at the inaugural Media and Politics in Africa lecture, it was announced this week. Read more »

  • Uganda: Amama Is No Snake - Gen Ali

    Observer

    Gen Moses Ali, the second deputy prime minister, used a book launch to clarify earlier remarks in which he allegedly referred to his former boss and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi as... Read more »

  • Uganda: New York Marathon - Kiprotich Out to Break Kenyans' Dominance

    Observer

    One of the highly-anticipated face-offs in this Sunday's New York Marathon pits Uganda's World and Olympic champion Stephen Kiprotich against Kenyan stars, writes Moses Mugalu. Read more »

  • Uganda: Byarugaba's Great Expectations

    Observer

    The minister of Finance Maria Kiwanuka on Wednesday announced the reappointment of Richard Byarugaba as the managing director of National Social Security Fund (NSSF), after more... Read more »

  • Uganda: Doing Business Toughens - WB

    Observer

    Uganda's failure to make it easier for the business community to trade has cost it 18 slots in the World Bank's latest Doing Business 2015 ranking, the biggest drop the country has... Read more »

  • Uganda: What Others Could Learn From Must [editorial]

    Observer

    Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) this week celebrated 25 years since it was founded. Read more »

  • Uganda: Brian Mugenyi to Serve His Jazzuphoria

    Observer

    It has been two months since Brian Mugenyi serenaded his fans with his saxophone skills. Read more »

  • Uganda: Four Artists Showcased in Four-Pronged Exhibition

    Observer

    Oftentimes, fine artists prefer to hold solo exhibitions of their works for reasons that are obvious. Read more »

  • Uganda: Comedy Celebrates Ten Years of Pablo

    Observer

    Ten comedians, ten musicians and ten cakes are what awaits you at the Kampala Serena hotel's Victoria hall, at 7pm tomorrow, as renowned comedian, Kenneth Kimuli, aka Pablo, makes... Read more »

  • East Africa: NSSF Becomes East Africa's Biggest Fund

    Observer

    Uganda's National Social Security Fund [NSSF] is now the biggest fund in East Africa, according to the fund, which could make it one of the most sought-after institutions for... Read more »

  • Uganda: Nam, Uganda Sign MOU

    New Era

    Namibian and Ugandan correctional services on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the ongoing 16th International Corrections and Prisons Association AGM and Conference. Read more »

  • Uganda: Katikkiro Tightens Grip On Royal Family

    Observer

    With a row simmering between Buganda katikkiro and members of the royal family (Abalangira), Charles Peter Mayiga has moved to restrict princes' access to the Kabaka. Read more »

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