East Africa: Kenya School of Law Ordered to Admit Ugandans
[Monitor] The Kenya High Court in Nairobi has quashed a decision by the Kenya School of Law (KSL) barring Ugandan, South Sudanese, Tanzanian, Rwandan and Burundian students from enrolling for KSL's Advocates Training Programme (...)
Uganda: Mumbere's First Day in Court As a 'Free' Citizen
[Monitor] Jinja -Yesterday was the first day for Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere to appear before Jinja Chief Magistrates Court as a "free" citizen and not under prisons watch as it had been the norm for the last 71 days.
Uganda: Museveni, Besigye Agree On New Terms of Dialogue
[Monitor] Kampala -The government and the largest opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), have reportedly agreed on a foreign mediator and blueprint for expected talks to resolve the country's intractable political (...)
African Energy Ministers to address investors at the 3rd Powering Africa Summit
— LONDON, United Kingdom, February 20, 2017/ — H.E. Patrick Sendolo, Minister for Energy, Land and Mines, Liberia, H.E. Hon Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda and H.E. Hon Pierre Anatole Matusila, Minister of Energy and Water… Read more (...)
[Africa Herald Express] 20/02/2017
Uganda: Encourage Use of Local Languages At School, Home
[Monitor] In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly called upon member's states to promote the preservation and protection of all languages of the world. By the same resolution, the General Assembly proclaimed 2008 as the international year of languages to promote unity in diversity and the (...)
East Africa: Get Serious About the South Sudan Conflict
[Monitor] Over the past six months, at least half a million South Sudanese fleeing insecurity in South Sudan have arrived in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, joining the thousands of South Sudanese who had relocated to Uganda (...)
Sudan: Uganda signs financial deals with BADEA
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Uganda on Sunday signed two agreements with the Khartoum-based Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) to fund roads leading to integrating of regional road networks. Economy
Uganda: World Bank to Resume Fund Infrastructure Projects
[Monitor] Hoima/Kamwenge -The World Bank (WB) will in the next two months lift the suspended loans on the two road projects in Uganda after government made good progress in addressing environmental and social issues that led to the (...)
Uganda: Drama As Makerere Students Storm Council Meeting
[Monitor] There was drama at Makerere University in Kampala yesterday after some of the 500 students, who are missing on the graduation list, attempted to storm a crisis council meeting called to discuss their fate ahead of the February 21 (...)
Kigali: Research calls for new approach to youth employment in Africa
By Bernard Omondi Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa. Invisible Lives: Understanding Youth Livelihoods in Ghana and Uganda, released today at the Young Africa Works Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, sheds light...
[The African Business Fortune] 17/02/2017
Uganda: Soldier Who Buried Archbishop Luwum Speaks Out
[Monitor] Kampala -Forty years since the slaying of Archbishop of Uganda Janani Luwum by then president Idi Amin, the army officer who the dishonourable duty of burying the man of God was given to, has spoken out about how they went about laying him to (...)
Uganda: Besigye Seeks to Stop Court Trips Over Treason
[Monitor] Kampala -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has applied to the High Court in Kampala to relive him of frequent and continued appearances in the lower Nakawa Chief Magistrate's Court on treason charges.
Uganda: Hotel Owners Reap Big Prior to Tourism Expo
[Monitor] Hotels and lodges in tourist sites have continually filled to capacity prior to the 2017 Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) that is scheduled to run from today to Sunday February 19 at Sheraton Kampala Hotel gardens.
Uganda: Economists Applaud Interest Rate Reduction
[Monitor] Kampala -Economists and bankers have applauded the continued easing of the monetary policy by the Central Bank saying the move will create money needed to rejuvenate the economy from continuous slowdown being experienced.
East Africa: Uganda Moves to Expel Burundian Refugees
[Deutsche Welle] Nyambura -Ugandan will send home at least 46,000 refugees from Burundi following a request from its government. Burundian officials maintain that the country is now safe after months of civil unrest.
Uganda: Govt, Firms Race to Beat 2020 First Oil Deadline
[Monitor] Kampala -Energy minister Irene Muloni, disclosed Tuesday, that government has given the three oil joint venture (JV) partners, France's Total E&P, UK's Tullow Oil and China'c Cnooc, up to December 31 as deadline for closing Final Investment Decision (FID) on proposed investments in (...)