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Common market at stake over restrictive trade terms
Kampala joins Nairobi, Dar in introducing measures that protect procurement
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

 
- Ugandan ruling party youth convicted of assaulting journalists
In what HRNJ-Uganda describes as a "milestone in defence of media freedom", five youth supporters of the ruling National Resistance Movement party have been found guilty of assaulting three journalists who were covering the Entebbe Local Council (...)
[IFEX] 29/03/2017

 
Uganda: Minister Museveni Insists Food Flasks Are a Must for School Children
[Observer] Food flasks, Janet Museveni insists, are a must-buy for school-going children.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

 
Pressure mounts on Uganda over Kasese killings
Kampala's inflexibility could fray relations with its partners and boost a petition against security officers
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

NWSC: Women have no water
Well we don’t know whether they meant it and they wanted to inform the general public that due to the ongoing drought in Uganda, women have been the most affected especially when it comes to water scarcity.
[Watchdog] 29/03/2017

Uganda: Police, Besigye in Cat and Mouse Chase
[Monitor] Kayunga -Kayunga District was yesterday the stage for cat and mouse chase scenes between police and Opposition politicians led by former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Uganda: Govt's Huge Spend on Marketing Uganda
[Monitor] Kampala -More Shs5 billion has been spent on three global public relations firms to market Uganda's tourism potential as the government works to meet President Museveni's goal of four million tourists annually by 2020.
[AllAfrica] 29/03/2017

Councillor Ssegirinya loses battle to get Ugandans in Dubai prisons released, returns home miserable
While in Dubai, the Lord Councilor opened a fight with Uganda’s Ambassador to UAE Irene Florence Wekiya who he accused on not caring about Ugandans in Dubai who are rotting in Prisons.
[Watchdog] 29/03/2017

Graduate schools in Uganda increasing, but lack of funding, low staff morale still major setbacks
Many institutions are offering lower qualifications at diploma and certificate level across the country
[East Africa News Post] 29/03/2017

Congolese eyes Hitman scalp
Congolese eyes Hitman scalpUgandan wants to win Namibian hearts A night of incredible boxing is drawing closer after the MTC Nestor 'Sunshine' Tobias Boxing and Fitness Academy introduced the opponents chosen for their fighters. Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Benoit Makangali Vela (...)
[Namibian Sun] 29/03/2017

URA launches online tax payment system
Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has launched an online tax payment method powered by Visa Cards ......READ MORE The post URA launches online tax payment system appeared first on .
[Dispatch] 28/03/2017

Workers’ MPs want Pension Reforms Bill shelved
Uganda’s Workers’ representatives in Parliament have said that the Retirement Benefits Sector Liberalisation Bill should ......READ MORE The post Workers’ MPs want Pension Reforms Bill shelved appeared first on .
[Dispatch] 28/03/2017

Uber announces support for driver-partners with new Greenlight Hub opening in Kampala
On March 27th, 2017, Uber Uganda announced the opening of a new Greenlight Hub to ......READ MORE The post Uber announces support for driver-partners with new Greenlight Hub opening in Kampala appeared first on .
[Dispatch] 28/03/2017

Uganda: Govt Asked to Implement Anti-Child Sacrifice Laws
[Monitor] Kampala -Organisations advocating against child sacrifice have appealed to government to implement existing laws on child sacrifice to curb the macabre crime.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

Councilor Ssegirinya, Uganda ambassador in Dubai fight
After assessing the whole situation, he decided to approach Wekiya to bridge a way on how to save the suffering in prisons but to his dismay the Ambassador just harassed Ssegirinya and promised to have him arrested since he was planning to stage a demonstration (...)
[Watchdog] 28/03/2017

Weasel releases new song — “Gababuguma”. Listen to it here!
Weasel Manizo, one half of Uganda’s dynamic duo Radio and Weasel, has released a solo project. The GoodLyfe singer has released a new single titled “Gababuguma”. The song was produced by Eli Arkhis. Listen to the song below. Staff Writer The post Weasel releases new song — “Gababuguma”. Listen...
[Big Eye] 28/03/2017

DP warns Betty Nambooze against holding Buganda delegates conference
Deputy General Secretary, Alex Waiswa, who was speaking at the weekly press conference said if Nambooze goes ahead she will be arraigned before the disciplinary committee.
[TNV] 28/03/2017

Kaweesi Shooting: Did composite images match eyewitness descriptions?
The Uganda Police have arrested more than 15 suspects basing on the released composite images ......READ MORE The post Kaweesi Shooting: Did composite images match eyewitness descriptions? appeared first on .
[Dispatch] 28/03/2017

Pepsi Uganda Injects 100M in Morgan Heritage Show
Pepsi Uganda Injects 100M in Morgan Heritage Show The much anticipated Morgan Heritage show in Kampala is continuing to attract corporate sponsorship, we can exclusively report. The latest we have from our highly placed sources is that Pepsi Uganda has injected over Shs. 100M into the show. (...)
[Kampala Sun] 28/03/2017

Pepsi Uganda Injects 100M in Morgan Heritage Show
Pepsi Uganda Injects 100M in Morgan Heritage Show The much anticipated Morgan Heritage show in Kampala is continuing to attract corporate sponsorship, we can exclusively report. The latest we have from our highly placed sources is that Pepsi Uganda has injected over Shs. 100M into the show. (...)
[Kampala Sun] 28/03/2017

Uganda: Besigye Tells Residents to Fight Land Grabbers
[Monitor] Mityana -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye at the weekend launched his land sensitisation campaign in Mityana Town where he advised residents to be united and fight land grabbers.
[AllAfrica] 28/03/2017

UPDF Soldiers On Spot For Shooting Baby Dead
UPDF Soldiers On Spot For Shooting Baby Dead The Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) have been accused by locals in Panyangara sub-county, Kotido district for allegedly shooting at them, killing a child and injuring many unarmed civilians in the process. However, Col. William Bainomugisha, the (...)
[Redpepper] 28/03/2017

It's a full house for Kampala cross-country championship
The race attracted 557 athletes from 60 countries - surpassing the past six editions
[East Africa News Post] 28/03/2017

Will host Uganda give Kenya, Ethiopia a run for their money at cross-country race?
Hosts Uganda plan to unleash a different card that could surprise the world beaters
[East Africa News Post] 28/03/2017

Female Genital Mutilation Rates Soar-UN
Female Genital Mutilation Rates Soar-UN Alain Sibenaler, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative to Uganda, has observed that the lack of safety Centres has worsened the problem of Female Genital Mutilation in Uganda. Although FGM was declared illegal by an Act of parliament, (...)
[Redpepper] 27/03/2017

Ugandans Optimistic to Dominate Africa Junior Swimming Championships
Ugandans Optimistic to Dominate Africa Junior Swimming Championships By Emmanuel Sekago As sixteen Africa countries get ready for the Africa junior swimming championship, Ugandans are very confident that will win the most medals from the competition. The competition is to start tomorrow, (...)
[Redpepper] 27/03/2017

EBYA KAWEESI: Poliisi esabye aba UCC okusalako amasimu gonna agatali mawandiise
POLIISI esabye akakiiko akavunanyizibwa ku by’empuliziganya aka Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) okusalako amasimu gonna agatali mawandiise. Omwogezi wa poliisi mu ggwanga Asan Kasingye bw'abadde...
[Bukedde] 27/03/2017

Airtel Uganda holds health camp in Kisoro district
Airtel Uganda staff members in partnership with Hind’s Feet Project volunteers and other organizations offered treatment to the sick residents and equipped them with sufficient and relevant information to make proper health decisions at Nyakabaya Primary School in Nyarusiza. Neither the extreme (...)
[IT News Africa] 27/03/2017

Malawian athletes flop at world cross country
Malawian athletes braved the harsh conditions encountered on their 3000km journey by road to World Cross country competition held in Uganda but … Read full story
[www.mw] 27/03/2017

Uganda: Police Spokesperson's Killing Triggers Calls for Overhaul of Force
[East African] The quest by the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura to have his tenure renewed for the fifth time in November faces a test after President Yoweri Museveni's utterances last week betrayed a crisis of confidence in his (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

Engeri gy’olima emicungwa n’emiyembe n’olya kigagga
KKAMPUNI ya Vision Group efulumya Bukedde, ekwataganye ne bbanka ya DFCU, ekitebe kya Budaaki mu Uganda ne kkampuni y’ennyonyi eya KLM okunoonya omulimi n’omulunzi asinga mu Uganda omwaka gwa 2016. ...
[Bukedde] 27/03/2017

Uganda: Paralympics Hero Lives On Handouts
[Observer] Uganda's 2016 Paralympics hero David Emong, who made the country proud by winning a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Brazil last August, is surviving on handouts from relatives and well-wishers. His prevailing situation is not what he expected after winning the only medal for the (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

Uganda: Farmaajo Meets Museveni 5yrs After 'Wise Advice'
[Dalsan Radio] Two Leaders Discuss Security Cooperation
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

Africa: Kenya Beats Ethiopia to Win World Cross Country Mixed Relay Gold
[Nation] Beatrice Chepkoech on Sunday anchored Kenya to the World Cross Country Championships mixed relay gold in Kampala ahead of rivals Ethiopia, who finished second.
[AllAfrica] 26/03/2017

JOSHUA Cheptegei atagalidde mu misinde ebyafaayo ne bimuyita mu ngalo
JOSHUA Cheptegei eyasinze okwetika essuubi lya Bannayuganda akibamazeko bw'akubye yingini mu misinde gy’abakulu gye yabadde alabise ng’amaliriza. Cheptegei abadde akulembedde Bannakenya wabula nga...
[Bukedde] 26/03/2017

JACOB Kiplimo awangulidde Uganda omudaali gwa Zzaabu mu IAAF World cross championship e Kololo
JACOB Kiplimo awonyeza Uganda okuswala oluvannyuma lw'okugiwangulira omudaali gwa Zaabu gwokka Uganda gw'funye mu misinde gy’ensi yonna gye yategese egya IAAF World cross country Championship 2017 egy’omulundi...
[Bukedde] 26/03/2017

Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey cruises to second straight women’s U20 title – IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017
IAAF-Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey became the fourth woman to win back-to-back U20 titles at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships. The 19-year-old won gold in Kampala much the same way she clinched her first title on her debut two years ago in Guiyang, China, only this time she couldn’t lead (...)
[Nazret] 26/03/2017

Micho yasanyukidde omutindo gw'Abazannyira awaka nga bakuba ttiimu y'Amagye ga France
Uganda Cranes 3-1 French Military OMUTENDESI wa Cranes Micho Sredojevich musanyufu nti abamu ku bazannyi abazannyira mu liigi y’awaka balaze obwetaavu n’obumaliriivu bwabetaagamu okutandika okubalowoozaako...
[Bukedde] 26/03/2017

Kiplimo Wins IAAF Gold, Cheptegei Injured
By Our Reporter KOLOLO Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo has won the country’s first gold medal in the history of the IAAF Cross Country Championships. The youngster beat off competition from Kenya and Ethiopia in a tight Junior Men’s race at the 42nd edition of the Championships held in Kampala, Uganda this (...)
[UBC] 26/03/2017

Three Uganda varsity students drown during beach party
Search on for more bodies in Lake Victoria as one is retrieved
[East Africa News Post] 26/03/2017

UAE Exchange yatangiye gutanga umusanzu mu kwimakaza isuku mu Mujyi wa Kigali #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
UAE Exchange yatangiye gutanga umusanzu mu kwimakaza isuku mu Mujyi wa Kigali #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Abakozi ba UAE Exchange bakoranye umuganda n'abaturage bo mu mudugudu wa Rugendabari, mu kagari ka Nkuba mu Murenge wa Mageragere ho karere ka Nyarugenge, banasabana n'abaturage baho. - Mu Rwanda / Jean Claude Umugwaneza, Nyarugenge
[Kigali Today] 26/03/2017

 
Africa: Refugee Team Out of World Cross Country Meet
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The refugee team that was scheduled to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday will not participate due to lack of travelling document.
[AllAfrica] 25/03/2017

Uganda: How Museveni, Bashir Struck Deal to Release Sudanese Soldiers
[Monitor] Kampala -The release of Sudanese Prisoners of War (POW) by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) rebels early this month was a highly secretive mission executed by Uganda's security and intelligence (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/03/2017

Uganda: Besigye Beats Police Blockade, Pays Tribute to Late Former MP
[Monitor] Ngora -Opposition activist Kizza Besigye has beaten heavy police deployment and accessed the home of former Soroti Municipality MP Charles Willy Ekemu at their ancestral home in Atapar Village, Ngora District, before he addressed residents in Koloin trading center amidst heavy (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/03/2017

PHOTOS: Saddam Juma Guides Wasteful Express Past Masavu
PHOTOS: Saddam Juma Guides Wasteful Express Past Masavu
Two goals in the second half by skipper Saddam Juma were enough to guide Express FC past Entebbe based Masavu in the Uganda Cup on... (Read More)
[ChimpReports] 25/03/2017

 
Diamond Platinumz hints on Zari wedding
Ronnie Twinamatsiko Wedding bells are about to start chiming from Zari Hassan and Diamond Platinumz’ household. Diamond has expressed interest to marry Ugandan socialite, Zari in his new single dubbed, Marry you. Diamond dropped the single yesterday evening on his Instagram account. Listening to (...)
[Kampala Sun] 25/03/2017

Uganda Hailed on Prisoners of War as Museveni, Sudan VP Discuss Refugee Crisis
Uganda Hailed on Prisoners of War as Museveni, Sudan VP Discuss Refugee Crisis
President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan has hailed President Yoweri Museveni’s peace efforts in Sudan following the safe release and handover of 125 Prisoners of war... (Read More)
[ChimpReports] 25/03/2017

 
Trevor Noah Finally to Visit Uganda
By Our Reporter Renowned comedian Trevor Noah has said he will “try to visit” Uganda sometime. This follows a barrage of tweets by Ugandans directed at Trevor after he refuted a newspaper story claiming that he would be coming to Uganda in November. The story which appeared on Matooke Republic (...)
[UBC] 25/03/2017

Uko igikorwa cy'umuganda usoza Werurwe cyagenze mu gihugu #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Uko igikorwa cy'umuganda usoza Werurwe cyagenze mu gihugu #Rwanda via @kigalitoday
Hirya no hino mu gihugu abaturage bafatanyije n'abayobozi babyukiye mu gikorwa cy'umuganda usoza ukwezi kwa Werurwe 2017. - Mu Rwanda / KT, MobileBigStory
[Kigali Today] 25/03/2017

 
American “Army Worm” Hits Uganda
American “Army Worm” Hits Uganda
Ministry of Agriculture yesterday trumpeted a “severe” outbreak of a deadly caterpillar that attacks maize plants and other cereals in a number of districts in... (Read More)
[ChimpReports] 25/03/2017

 



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