featured Mbonye predicted the controversial Sebutinde ruling

crime Daring Lwengo thieves steal from witchdoctor's shrine
By Zainab Namusaazi Ssengendo . 2 days ago
Daring Lwengo thieves steal from witchdoctor's shrine

In the recent past, cases of thugs targeting the altar of worship have been rising but now it appears that even shrines are not as feared as they were


education Increase education funding to lower fees burden, UNATU tells gov't
By Salmah Namwanje . 1 day ago
Increase education funding to lower fees burden, UNATU tells gov't

UNATU says if the government increases funding for education and revamps public schools, parents will be saved from the exorbitant fees paid in privat...


featured Tayebwa wants to see Africa transformed into a global powerhouse
By Muhamadi Matovu . 2 days ago
Tayebwa wants to see Africa transformed into a global powerhouse

Tayebwa, who was recently elected as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), pledged to...


featured Mass enrollment for upgraded national IDs starts June-NIRA

editor's-choice Why Museveni has delegated command authority to Gen Mbadi
By Jacobs Seaman Odongo . 2 days ago
Why Museveni has delegated command authority to Gen Mbadi

The decision, potentially the first major signal to the much-awaited transition, was announced by the Head of State while presenting the UPDF Establis...


featured Busoga protests Museveni directive on wetland encroachment
By Hakim Kanyere . 3 days ago
Busoga protests Museveni directive on wetland encroachment

Besides the tetchy wetland issue following President Museveni's directive that encroachers must vacate or be evicted, the Busoga Lukiiko, in its first...


featured Bussi islanders decry risky boating as ferry rots away
By admin . 4 days ago
Bussi islanders decry risky boating as ferry rots away

The ferry was then sailing people from Buwaya to Nakiwogo landing site in Wakiso District before it broke down.


featured Tayebwa elected East Africa's representative on bureau of OACPS-EU Assembly
By admin . 4 days ago
Tayebwa elected East Africa's representative on bureau of OACPS-EU Assembly

Comprised of 79 Member States from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, OACPS strives to achieve the sustainable development of its Members and thei...


featured Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has died in prison
By admin . 5 days ago
Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has died in prison

Prison service says the Putin critic collapsed and lost consciousness after a walk in a remote penal colony.


featured Gov’t yet to set kidney transplant charges - PM Nabbanja
By Samuel Muhimba . 5 days ago
Gov’t yet to set kidney transplant charges - PM Nabbanja

In December last year, Mulago performed its first kidney transplant, bringing hopes to citizens who would have to endure heavy bills of travelling abr...


featured President Ruto orders house for Kiptum's family
By Jacobs Seaman Odongo . 4 days ago
President Ruto orders house for Kiptum's family

Kiptum had planned to build a home for his family before he was killed in a road accident last Sunday.


featured Kyabazinga asks tourism institute to give refresher training for his staff
By admin . 5 days ago
Kyabazinga asks tourism institute to give refresher training for his staff

The King of Busoga also urged the institute to work with the Inhebantu (mother of the kingdom) in her project aimed at uplifting the youth in Busoga,...


featured Tayebwa defends Janet Museveni's absence from Parliament, cites COVID restrictions
By Sam Ibanda Mugabi . 6 days ago
Tayebwa defends Janet Museveni's absence from Parliament, cites COVID restrictions

Tayebwa cited COVID-19 restrictions surrounding Minister Museveni and the President, saying daily appearances in the House are not feasible under the...


featured Amelia Kyambade out to get her political groove back
By Arafat Nzito . 6 days ago
Amelia Kyambade out to get her political groove back

The Mawokota North constituency is currently represented by Hillary Kiyaga popularly known as Dr Hilderman, a musician Kyambadde claims she mentored p...


africa Zambia's Racheal Kundananji becomes most expensive female footballer
By admin . 6 days ago
Zambia's Racheal Kundananji becomes most expensive female footballer

The forward, who scored 33 goals in 43 Liga F games for Madrid, has agreed a four-year deal with the American club, with the option of a further year.


featured UPDF to construct Sheema Municipality headquarters, Kabwohe Health Centre IV
By Alex Mugasha . 6 days ago
UPDF to construct Sheema Municipality headquarters, Kabwohe Health Centre IV

The UPDF Engineering Brigade chief, Col Eng Godfrey Tukamwakiira, pledged to complete the Shs4.8 billion municipality headquarters and the Shs1.3 bill...


featured NUP probes own counsellors over NRM defection claims
By Victoria Bagaaya . 6 days ago
NUP probes own counsellors over NRM defection claims

Reports have circulated for days suggesting that several NUP counsellors convened a meeting at Garuga to discuss plans to switch allegiance to the rul...


editor's-choice Bebe Cool threatens to sue Airtel, demands Shs200m in damages over 22GB Zoom call data
By admin . 6 days ago
Bebe Cool threatens to sue Airtel, demands Shs200m in damages over 22GB Zoom call data

The singer spent Ash Wednesday in ashen mood and while lovers world over were waiting for roses, Bebe Cool was only interested in hearing from Airtel...


featured Lubowa hospital contractor overpaid by Shs64 billion
By Shamim Nabakooza . 6 days ago
Lubowa hospital contractor overpaid by Shs64 billion

The project has been at a standstill since 2015 and the Auditor General's report, which is set to be presented to Parliament, shows that the project i...


education UCE results: Janet Museveni pleased with drop in absenteeism
By Samuel Muhimba . 6 days ago
UCE results: Janet Museveni pleased with drop in absenteeism

Mrs Museveni applauded all stakeholders in the education sector for their efforts in ensuring this significant decline in absenteeism.


featured Fight for Uganda, not FDC - Besigye tells Opposition
By Joshua Kagoro . 1 week ago
Fight for Uganda, not FDC - Besigye tells Opposition

Dr Besigye, who now leads a political pressure group, the People's Front for Transition, from the cocoon of his office on Katonga Road in Nakasero, ap...


education Why corporal punishment persists in schools
By Muhamadi Matovu . 6 days ago
Why corporal punishment persists in schools

Corporal punishment has severe consequences. Children who experience it often struggle to become functional and productive individuals compared to tho...


editor's-choice Besigye: Mulwana was born, lived and died in struggle

editor's-choice Gov’t drops Shs50,000 charge for national ID renewal
By Samuel Muhimba . 1 week ago
Gov’t drops Shs50,000 charge for national ID renewal

The State Minister for Internal Affairs, Gen David Muhoozi, who was on Tuesday updating Parliament on the the progress of preparations for mass renewa...