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  • West Africa: Ebola Crisis Update [press release]

    MSF

    Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on 22 March in Guinea, it has claimed 5,420 lives in the region. The outbreak is the largest ever, and is currently... Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda Short of 4,500 Pharmacists

    Observer

    Uganda's pharmacies, hospitals and drug dispensaries are facing tough times with an acute shortage of pharmacists. Read more »

  • Uganda: NRM Now Refuses to Pay Mbabazi Girl's Shs 4.5 Billion

    Observer

    The ruling National Resistance Movement has indicated that it is not ready to pay the businessman who lent the party money in 2010. Read more »

  • East Africa: Zziwa Loses Control of EALA, Hangs Onto Hope

    Observer

    The election of Margaret Zziwa as speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in 2012 was a classic tale of an underdog defying the odds. Read more »

  • Uganda: Police Probe Smuggled Fuel On Congo Border

    Observer

    Police in the south western district of Kisoro are investigating the origins of hundreds of litres of fuel found with smugglers headed for DR Congo. Read more »

  • Uganda: Provisional Census Facts Raise More Questions Than Answers

    Observer

    The provisional results of the 2014 national housing and population census, which were released on Tuesday by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos), have raised more questions... Read more »

  • Uganda: General Court Martial Bans Mobiles, IPADs

    Observer

    The UPDF General Court martial (GCM) at Makindye has banned the use of mobile phones and iPads during court sessions. Read more »

  • Uganda: With Little Protection, Nyangoma Strives to Protect a Natural Forest

    Observer

    Rosemary Nyangoma is the forest supervisor of Hanga Station. However, according to recent press reports, she has also been branded as the forest's enemy from within. Read more »

  • Uganda: Police Deploy As Kayongo Opens Luweero Mosque

    Observer

    A new mosque in Luweero is to be commissioned under tight security today, after rival Muslim factions failed to agree on the chief guest. Read more »

  • Uganda: Ministries Reject Museveni Directive On Elgon Park

    Observer

    President Museveni's directive to de-gazette part of Mt Elgon national park has hit a dead end. This follows the release of an inter-ministerial report recommending that the park... Read more »

  • Uganda: 100 Police Officers Shuffled

    Observer

    Uganda Police Force has transferred 109 officers in the Criminal Investigations and Intelligence directorate (CIID), Traffic department and General Duties. Read more »

  • Uganda: Protests Over Child's Death At KCCA, MPs Demand Answers

    Observer

    As the family of the child who was run over by a Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) vehicle took their protest in Kampala to a second day yesterday, Parliamentarians put the... Read more »

  • Uganda: NRM Bosses Fight Over Amama Job

    Observer

    A meeting called to consult NRM leaders in Kamuli ahead of the party's national conference ended in chaos after some local leaders challenged the party on sidelining Amama Mbabazi,... Read more »

  • Uganda: CAO Apologises to Busoga

    Observer

    Faced with pressure from Busoga kingdom, the Jinja district Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Hope Olive Nakyanzi has apologised for "demeaning the cultural institution." Read more »

  • Uganda: Namawojjolo Roadside Market Changes Lives

    Observer

    In 10 years of working at the Namawojjolo roadside market along the Kampala-Jinja highway, Peter Mayanja has experienced a considerable change in his fortunes. Read more »

  • Uganda: Kadaga to Open Hoima School

    Observer

    The speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, will tomorrow officially open Flobbeto nursery and primary school in Hoima, which is expected to provide upscale private education in the... Read more »

  • Uganda: The Site [opinion]

    Fahamu

    A reflective poem by a Kenyan activist who visited Mukura Massacre Memorial site in Soroti region of Uganda where on July 11, 1989, the 106th battalion of the National Resistance... Read more »



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