August 18

  • Uganda: Museveni Blamed for Trillion Railway Deal Mess

    Independent

    Details of President's meetings exposed Mbabazi, Otafiire, Nyombi, Byabagambi, Byandala, Solicitor General, UPDF officials sucked in Confusion threatens to hurt oil industry. Read more »

  • Uganda: Pressure Mounts On FDLR

    Independent

    The UN mission chief in the Democratic Republic of Congo has warned the last remaining rebel group in the east to lay down arms or face military action. Read more »

  • Uganda: Rebels Delegation Arrives in Kampala

    Sudan Tribune

    A high level delegation of the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM-In-Opposition) has arrived in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, for talks with the... Read more »

  • Uganda: Anti-Gay Group Fires All Staff

    Observer

    The sudden withdrawal of a grant worth billions of shillings by an American agency has paralysed operations at the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU). Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda Tax Agency Tracks Consignments

    EA Business

    Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) will begin tracking goods in transit from Mombasa port in Kenya. Read more »

  • Uganda: Police Warns Officers Over Illegal Operations

    Observer

    Police authorities have warned all officers against staging illegal operations in the city to extort money from the public, especially bodaboda motorcyclists. Read more »

  • Uganda: Security Budget Soars Even As Insecurity Drops

    Observer

    A review of four national budgets shows that in the five years of President Museveni's current term, government will spend at least Shs 6 trillion on security. Read more »

  • Kenya: Nanok Calls On Uganda to Open Road for Trade

    The Star

    TURKANA Governor Josphat Koli Nanok has called on Uganda President Yoweri Museveni to open a road connecting Turkana to Northern Uganda. He said this will facilitate trade between... Read more »

  • Uganda: National Prayer Faces Resistance As Muslims Vow to Boycott

    Observer

    The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has threatened to boycott national functions if government imposes a single national prayer on the country. Read more »

  • Uganda: Slow Parliament Blamed for Corruption in Action

    Observer

    Government officials implicated in corruption scandals by the auditor general often walk scot-free because Parliament is reluctant to act on the audit reports. Read more »

  • Uganda: Mbabazi Lawyer Wants His Billions

    Observer

    More than 18 months after Justice Nshimye Ssebuturo okayed the review of Shs 13bn Court award to lawyer Severino Twinobusingye, his court of Appeal is yet to hear the application. Read more »

  • Uganda: An Auditor's Battle With Kidney Disease

    Observer

    As he studied business at university, Daniel Okello was dogged by persistent pains and general ill health. Read more »

  • Uganda: Nsibambi On Why He Leased Wetlands

    Observer

    After four years at the helm of Kampala District Land Board (KDLB), lawyer Yusuf Nsibambi says he is quitting, because he will not have quorum for the remaining year of his... Read more »

  • Uganda: Lwengo NRM Bosses Take Bickering to Museveni

    Observer

    Not for the first time, two NRM leaders in Lwengo district are bickering over political influence in the district. Read more »

  • Uganda: Colonialism Was Africa's Biggest Problem

    Observer

    Part XIII of these series is a speech that President Museveni delivered in Kampala on July 10, 1998. Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda Wants Wetlands Reclamation

    EA Business

    Holders of land titles in wetland areas are in for a rude awakening. Read more »

  • Uganda: Mafikizolo, Shaggy, Patra and Burnaboy for Club Mega Fest

    EA Business

    celebrated Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer Orville Richard Burrell alias Shaggy, with South Africa's Mafikizolo, Jamaican dancehall artiste Patra together with Nigerian... Read more »

  • Uganda: Oil and Gas - Crude Oil Exploration Storage and Distribution

    EA Business

    When talking about Petroleum, it is often described as something akin to water with terms like Reservoir, stream and flow being used, with petroleum industry being split into 3... Read more »

  • Uganda: Uganda Sticks to 11 Percent for Bank Rate

    EA Business

    Following the Bank of Uganda's (BoU) decision to maintain its Repo rate also referred to as the Central Bank Rate (CBR) at 11% for August and September this year, there was... Read more »

  • Uganda: Reducing Malaria Deaths in Infants

    Independent

    In the sector performance report released last year by the Ministry of Health, Malaria was ranked the number one killer disease claiming about 80,000 lives. It accounts for 20- 23%... Read more »

  • Uganda: Frankly Speaking With Nicholas Opiyo [interview]

    Independent

    Sometimes I walk along lonely legal roads Read more »

  • Uganda: Unjust African Justice [opinion]

    Independent

    Granted the continent's leaders immunity for their crimes, probably unravels two decades of progress Read more »

  • Uganda: Give Police More Power [opinion]

    Independent

    Proposed amendment of Police Act should give Force parliament slots similar to army Read more »

  • Uganda: Higher Call Rates

    Independent

    Many Airtel or MTN subscribers might not be aware as yet that their calls now cost more. Yes, the tariffs have gone up this time - not down - as the case used to be just about a... Read more »

  • Uganda: Rwanda Telecoms Target Cross Border Mobile Money

    Independent

    Growing competition within the country's budding and fragile telecom sector in Rwanda is pushing operators to explore cross border mobile money to step up revenues. Read more »

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