July 26



July 25

  • Uganda: Mobile Phone Alerts Help Uganda Nab Forest Criminals [analysis]

    AlertNet

    A forest monitoring system that uses text messaging on mobile phones has helped the Ugandan government to intercept six cartels involved in forest crimes, within just four months... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia Decorates Ebola Fallen Ugandan Doctor, Health Workers

    FrontPageAfrica

    The Liberian government has conferred honors on 18 distinguished individuals, one of them posthumously, the World Health Organization-Liberia and all the Health Workers affected by... Read more »

  • Uganda: Mbabazi - Kayihura Framing My People [interview]

    Observer

    Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi said on Wednesday that the arrest of four men over the burning of an amusement park in his Kanungu home district was a result of the police targeting... Read more »

  • Uganda: Top Cop Bribery - Complainant Killed As Officer Faces Eight Cases

    Observer

    Muhammadi Kirumira, the suspended officer in charge of Nansana police station, appears to be headed for more trouble, amid reports he is facing up to eight different cases. Read more »

  • Uganda: Aide Guns for Mbabazi Seat

    Observer

    As speculation persists over the political plans of Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, a new question has emerged: Why would the Kinkiizi West MP allow his political aide to run against... Read more »

  • Uganda: Censors Board Partners With Ghana and Uganda

    Independent

    The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has said it is taking practical steps to strengthen bilateral relationships with Ghanaian and Ugandan film authorities. In one of... Read more »

  • Uganda: "Foreign Investors Should Respect Citizens"-Besigye

    Independent

    Uganda's Tax Appeals Tribunal (TAT), on 16th July 2014, ruled against Tullow Oil Plc and ordered the payment of tax to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) worth US$ 407 million! Read more »

  • Uganda: Nsenga Death Accidental, Uwera's Lawyers Plead

    Observer

    Lawyers for murder suspect Jacqueline Uwera Nsenga yesterday made their final submissions, praying court to dismiss the charges against her. Read more »



July 24

  • Uganda: Teen Pregnancies' Plan Under Fire

    IRIN

    A new Ugandan sex-education campaign to reduce teen pregnancy, maternal mortality among young women and girls, and the cost of post-abortion medical care, is generating heated... Read more »

  • Uganda: Student Forced Into Porn Now Under Threat

    RNW Africa

    A Ugandan university student who was trafficked and forced to act in porn films vows to continue with the campaign against human trafficking in spite of threats. Read more »

  • Africa: U.S.-Africa Summit Must Listen to Voices of the People [guest column]

    allAfrica

    In a guest column for AllAfrica, E. Gyimah Boadi of Ghana's Center for Democratic Development says the vast majority of Africans who prefer democracy over authoritarian regimes... Read more »

  • Uganda: Mengo Warns Kutesa, Ssekibuko

    Observer

    As celebrations to mark Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi's 21st coronation anniversary draw near, politicians in the host district, Sembabule, have been urged to put their rivalries on... Read more »

  • Uganda: MPs, Govt Row Over LC-5 Cars

    Observer

    The Local Government ministry is struggling to calm another parliamentary furore, this time over the purchase of vehicles for 111 district chairpersons. Read more »

  • Uganda: Museveni Urges French Firms to Invest More

    Observer

    President Yoweri Museveni has said limited entrepreneurship spirit among Ugandans is slowing down the country's growth and economic development. Read more »

  • Uganda: Kanungu Fire - Museveni Sends in Moses Kigongo

    Observer

    President Museveni on Monday instructed Al-Hajji Moses Kigongo to investigate reports that the four people arrested and charged of arson in Kanungu on July 21 were framed for... Read more »

  • Uganda: Norbert Mao 'In Stable Condition'

    Observer

    After days of speculation, the Democratic Party and family of Norbert Mao clarified yesterday that the DP boss was in a stable condition at Nairobi hospital. Read more »

  • Uganda: Fix Mulago's Radiotherapy Clinic Disgrace [editorial]

    Observer

    In August last year, The Observer carried a news story about paralysis at the radiotherapy clinic at the Mulago national referral hospital. Read more »

  • Uganda: Cancer Run Receives Sh267 Million

    Observer

    The annual Rotary Cancer Run has received a sponsorship boost of Shs 267m from Pepsi and Centenary bank. Pepsi contributed Shs100 million and Centenary bank Shs 167m. Read more »

  • Uganda: Tourism Board Salary Disparities Puzzle MPs

    Observer

    Uganda Tourism Board chief Steven Asiimwe this week confessed that he could not explain mind-boggling disparities in the salaries of his staff. Read more »

  • Uganda: Movie Review - Step Up All in Premieres This Evening

    Observer

    There is something about these dance movies, they are usually the same and eager young dance fans will sit through stale storylines as long as the movie can supply fresh moves, and... Read more »

  • Uganda: Closed Route for Pearl of Africa Rally

    Observer

    In a move to improve safety precautions and reduce accident risks, organizers of the forthcoming Pearl of Africa Rally set for August 15-17, have resolved to run a part of the... Read more »

  • Uganda: Why Do My Brakes Make a Squeaking Sound?

    Observer

    Vehicles use their engines as a means of converting energy into work that is its movement. Read more »

  • Uganda: Quality Chemical Becomes Ciplaqcil

    Observer

    Drug maker Quality Chemical Industries Limited has officially changed its name to Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited (CiplaQCIL), according to the company's media statement.... Read more »

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