Museveni slated to meet Trump in New York before addressing UN

Museveni slated to meet Trump in New York before addressing UN

President Yoweri Museveni said Sunday he will meet with President Donald Trump in September during his visit to New York to address the U.N. General Assembly. Mr. Museveni now is in New York, for the 72nd session of the Assembly. The UN General Debate will open on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 under the theme ‘Focusing […]

Cabinet votes to scrap age limit cap

Cabinet votes to scrap age limit cap

Uganda’s Cabinet has today (Friday) voted to push through the amendment of Article 102(b) of the constitution to lift the Presidential age limit. TheUgandan understands that Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, the Minister of Information Technology and Communications in the Cabinet of Uganda is preparing to make an official announcement. Article 102(b) of the constitution provides that […]

Museveni to address 6th mining conference

Museveni to address 6th mining conference

President Museveni will grace the 6th annual Mineral Wealth Conference that shines a spotlight on Uganda’s Economic Transformation and organized by the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum in Kampala. Organized in partnership with the Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development, this year’s conference will be held under the theme “Minerals – “Knocking on the […]

NRM MPs pave way for ‘Museveni Presidency for Life’

NRM MPs pave way for ‘Museveni Presidency for Life’

The decision by the ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) Members of Parliament have Tuesday passed a motion to table a private members bill to amend article 102b to scrap the presidential age limit leaves the door open for President Yoweri Museveni to extend his 31-year old grip on power, party insiders say. NRM has […]

‘Egotistic’ Kabuleta scoops low, kisses Mbonye’s feet

‘Egotistic’ Kabuleta scoops low, kisses Mbonye’s feet

Despite feared by many Ugandans as a nonsense newspaper  and television journalist, freshly remarried sports pundit Joseph Kabuleta last Friday, Joseph Kabuleta now a  gospel minister, joined several worshipers in kissing Prophet Elvis Mbonye’s shoes. This was at a special event to pay tribute to Prophet Mbonye’s impact on their lives at Kololo Independence grounds. […]

Understanding Kabaka Mutebi’s unknown character

Understanding Kabaka Mutebi’s unknown character

The King of Buganda, Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi is at Buwekula County headquarters in Mubende district, where the he spent the night as coronation festivities continue marking 24 years since he was enthroned. Ahmad Lwasa, the Buganda Lukiiko deputy speaker and chairman of the days organizing committee says the entire Kingdom is excited – countless […]

Prof. Nawangwe comes first for MAK Vice-Chancellor post as Baryamureeba flops

Prof. Nawangwe comes first for MAK Vice-Chancellor post as Baryamureeba flops

The hotly contested Makerere University Vice Chancellor Search has finally picked a candidate to head Uganda’s oldest tertiary institution. Reports indicate that the University’s Vice Chancellor Search Committee this afternoon zeroed on Prof Barnabas Nawangwe as the university’s new Vice Chancellor ahead of the two contenders Prof Venansious Baryamureeba and Prof Edward Kirumira. Front runner […]

Museveni endorses ‘Tuk Tuk’ motorcycles, renders Beti Kamya useless

Museveni endorses ‘Tuk Tuk’ motorcycles, renders Beti Kamya useless

President Museveni has receded Kampala minister Beti Kamya’s recent directive banning three-wheeled motorcycles (commonly known as tuk-tuk) from the city ostensibly even when they are not licensed. Tuk tuk operators have been engaged in fights with commuter taxi operators in Nateete and many have been arrested and others sustained injuries but on Tuesday while addressing […]

Ban ‘Mivumba’ and we cut aid, US warns Uganda over used clothes

Ban ‘Mivumba’ and we cut aid, US warns Uganda over used clothes

The Ugandan government is in a catch 22 situation after the U.S. Trade Representative said on Tuesday it was reviewing trade benefits if importation of secondhand clothes used textile products locally dubbed “Mivumba” is banned This follows a complaint by U.S. interests about an East African ban on imports of used clothing amidst calls from […]