In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

Voting is going on without major incidents for the vacant Kaabong District Women Member of Parliament seat, reveals Mr Linos Okori, the regional Electoral Commission supervisor for Karamoja sub-region. The district that has a total of 59,082 voters, and 158 polling stations is Monday choosing their new woman MP from among Ms Christine Tubo Nakwang, an independent, […]

Entebbe airport expansion taking shape, 13.5% of works on new terminal complete

Entebbe airport expansion taking shape, 13.5% of works on new terminal complete

A year after a historical commissioning, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said it has made great strides in the ongoing multibillion expansion works at Entebbe International Airport. CAA’s public affairs manager Vianney Luggya on Friday disclosed that over 13.5 per cent of works for the on-going landside expansion of the passenger terminal building at […]

South Sudan refugees in Uganda cross 1 million mark

South Sudan refugees in Uganda cross 1 million mark

Uganda’s refugee camps in West Nile and elsewhere are bustling. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees  says the number of South Sudanese refugees hosted in Uganda now stands at one million. In a statement, UNHCR, notes that an average of more than 1,800 South Sudanese refugees a day have fled to Uganda in the […]

Abiriga hunted by MP after adopting ‘prophet Museveni pose’

Abiriga hunted by MP after adopting ‘prophet Museveni pose’

MP Ibrahim Abiringa [Arua Municipality] whose love for President Yoweri Museveni and the colour yellow without a doubt knows no extremes. The love for President has now drawn Hon. Abiriga to copy his gestures. After exciting Ugandans with his yellow clothes, Abiriga is now mimicking how the President stands, taking over former vice president Gilbert […]

Mo Farah under Ugandan attack in London tonight

Mo Farah under Ugandan attack in London tonight

The World Athletic Championships in London today start with superstar Mo Farah leading creme de la creme of the 25 lap race. Uganda’s Joshua Cheptegei who disappointed at the Kampala IAAF World Cross-country, teammates Timothy Toroitich and Moses Kurong will look to unsettle Mo Farah or Kenyans Geoffrey Kamworro and Bedan Karokiin tonight’s 10,000 meter […]

Accountants shockingly override teachers at Kyambogo University

Accountants shockingly override teachers at Kyambogo University

Uganda’s second biggest University, Kyambogo has for the 2017/2018 academic year admitted a total of 14,063 students for its degree and diploma courses under private sponsorship scheme. Of this, 12,651 students are going to study degree courses and the remaining 1,412 on diploma programmes. The highest number of students admitted at the University with a […]

dfcu donates cement to renovate Pece stadium

dfcu donates cement to renovate Pece stadium

The dilapidated Pece War Memorial Stadium will finally get a much needed makeover ahead of the Federation of East African Secondary Schools Sports Association (FEASSA) Games slated for August this year with dfcu Bank has today handed over 1,000 bags of cement valued at over UGX 30 million. Despite Acholi youths being known for their sportsmanship […]

So what’s more dangerous – Bamugemereire reveals land inquiry witnesses facing death from M7 spies

So what’s more dangerous – Bamugemereire reveals land inquiry witnesses facing death from M7 spies

Witnesses that have appeared before the ongoing commission of inquiry into land matters have reportedly been threatened by some individuals with links to state security agencies. This was revealed by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, the chairperson of the commission, investigating a range of issues in Uganda’s land sector. The commission was tasked to inquire into the […]