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  • Uganda: More Terror Suspects Flee


    Two key suspected al-Shabab terrorists slipped out of the police's orbit during the weekend crackdown on a cell in the city, The Observer has learnt. Although 25 suspects had been... Read more »

  • Uganda: As Uganda Heats Up, Pests and Disease Flourish to Attack Its Top Export Crop


    When Abudu Zikusoka was a small boy his father would bring people to their home in Ndesse village in Central Uganda's Mukono district. He would watch as they packed the family's... Read more »

  • Uganda: Kudos to Security for Averting Terror [editorial]


    If the security apparatus and the United States embassy in Kampala are to be believed, Uganda has just survived an imminent terrorist attack. According to a statement released by... Read more »

  • Uganda: UNICEF to Celebrate 'Right of Youth to Peace'


    Tomorrow [Sept. 18], UNICEF Uganda Country Office will mark International Day of Peace by holding a one-day pre-event in which the Office of the Prime Minister's Platform for... Read more »

  • Uganda: IFC, Airtel Uganda in Three-Year Advisory Services Deal Worth U.S. $ 3.9 Million


    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced an advisory services agreement, valued at US $3.9 million, with Airtel Uganda to expand access to mobile financial services... Read more »

  • Uganda: Mfarmer SMS Redefines Market Access for Uganda Farmers


    Uganda's smallholder farmers are benefiting from an innovative ICT mobile phone initiative that offers weather reports and up-to-date market information about changes in prices for... Read more »

  • Uganda: Fashion - Not Too Late for Mirrored Sunglasses [analysis]


    The Aviator mirror sunglasses have been a hot trend this year. If you got a pair a few months back, then you got a good thing going. Read more »

  • Uganda: Bayimba Back for Seventh Season


    Bayimba International Arts festival is definitely the biggest arts gathering in Uganda, giving platforms to different genres of arts and capturing imaginations for an entire... Read more »

  • Uganda: Kaweesi - Conmen Lauded My Exit


    As he handed over office, former Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Andrew Felix Kaweesi warned his successor about conmen at Kampala's Central police station. Kaweesi said that... Read more »

  • Uganda: Magogo - One Year On, He Defies Odds [analysis]


    After a tumultuous start to his reign as Fufa president, Moses Magogo has worked his way up from a mere makeweight, as many had thought, into the person-with-the-final-say in... Read more »

  • Uganda: Tororo Cement Joins Mines and Petroleum Chamber


    The Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) is celebrating, after Tororo Cement Limited became the latest company to join it. Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda Is Filled With Misplaced Priorities [opinion]


    Friday August 1, 2014, was an interesting day for Uganda's image on the world stage. Read more »

  • Uganda: Wedding - Peter Musangala Crowned in Seeta [analysis]


    "My sweetheart Diana, I place this ring as a caveat to prohibit any gentleman who may come your way with intent to snatch you. It will act as an impediment until I formally lodge a... Read more »

  • Uganda: More Women Than Men Now Make It to Mecca


    At an early age, 49-year-old Mayimuna Nandawula's Christian parents took her to her aunt's home and this is where she picked interest in Islam. Read more »

  • Uganda: Spotlight - Back to Square One, We Head! [analysis]


    "Ah yes, 'the principle of the matter'. Tell me this Stephanie; where is the 'principle of the matter', when it comes to a woman never supporting her man? You're my woman, but... Read more »

  • Uganda: How Uganda Helped Kill Al-Shabab Leader


    Uganda offered useful support in the lead-up to the US strike that killed Ahmed Abdi Godane, the leader of militant group al-Shabab. Read more »

  • Uganda: UNASO Report Exposes Wanting Hospital Boards


    A new study on 21 health facilities in eight districts has revealed minimal transparency and accountability among hospital boards and health unit management committees (HUMCs). Read more »

  • Uganda: Bell Promotions Tease Kampalans


    Being a journalist usually keeps one in the loop, but that was not the case last week as Bell Lager launched its new campaign - Live Every Moment. Read more »

  • Uganda: 'NSSF Hostage of External Forces' [interview]


    Last week, before the parliamentary inquiry into NSSF, David Nambale, a former corporation secretary, gave his side of the story. Deo Walusimbi recorded the question-and-answer... Read more »

  • Uganda: 'Uganda's Economy Is a Large Hot-Air Balloon' [interview]


    As government officials struggle to tell the real health of Uganda's economy, some observers say the economy is slowly crumbling. Unemployment is growing; some businesses are... Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda Set for Zone V


    It has taken Uganda six months to prepare for the Zone V basketball championship and as it draws closer to kick-off from September 21-28 at Lugogo arena, the mood in both the men... Read more »

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