Kyamagero: This is what happens when maternity care is an “essential” to youth

Kyamagero: This is what happens when maternity care is an “essential” to youth

For Andrew Kyamagero, a young father, the unfortunate truth that his motherland has high maternal mortality rates, which is often reflective of access to poor health care services breaks his heart every morning. And discussing with friends the recently released Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) 2016 preliminary findings which show that neonatal mortality rate […]

Uganda holds water sector regulations dialogue

Uganda holds water sector regulations dialogue

As drought bites different parts of Uganda and the Great Lakes region, government and partner organizations are seeking opportunities for making safe, clean water a national priority. The Ministry of Water and Environment in collaboration with partners on Tuesday has had a one-day National Dialogue to deliberate on regulation and sustainability of water and sanitation […]

Kaweesi’s body arrives at Kyazanga, Lwengo for burial

Kaweesi’s body arrives at Kyazanga, Lwengo for burial

The body of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi is at his ancestral home in Lwengo. His body was on Monday afternoon airlifted to Lwengo. His children were taken in another aircraft Kaweesi, his driver Godfrey Mambewa and bodyguard Kenneth Erau were shot and killed by unknown assailants on Friday morning– just a few meters from […]

Will Ochaya regret dumping KCCA for Shs432m to Zambian minnows?

Will Ochaya regret dumping KCCA for Shs432m to Zambian minnows?

After unsuccessful professional football attempts at Ghana club Asante Kotoko and Vietnam, Uganda Cranes and KCCA leftback Joseph Ochaya has reported signed a multi-million deal in Zambia. Ochaya who had hoped to earn a move to Europe riding on the back of starring for Uganda the 2017 African Cup of Nations finals in Gabon, a few […]

Former Buganda Katikiro (PM) Joash Mayanja Nkangi dies at 85

Former Buganda Katikiro (PM) Joash Mayanja Nkangi dies at 85

Former Justice and Constitutional Affairs and finance minister Joash Mayanja Nkangi is dead at 85, his daughter Josephine Mayanja-Nkangi has confirmed. She said by telephone, “My father has gone to be with the Lord, he passed on at 8:30am.” Mayanja Nkangi, 85, has been for some time undergoing treatment for pneumonia pending transfer to India for […]

UEGCL signs pact with Norwegians on renewable energy

UEGCL signs pact with Norwegians on renewable energy

Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) chief executive officer Harrison Mutikanga has said a new  partnership on renewable energy with W Giertsen Energy Solutions of Norway will go a long way in equipping the country in the area of developing renewable energy He made the remarks on the 14th February 2017,  as UEGCL signed a Memorandum of Understanding with […]

Sserunkuma goal buries Angolans in home soil

Sserunkuma goal buries Angolans in home soil

Muzamiru Mutyaba and Geoffrey Sserukuma Sunday combined to score the priceless goal that carried Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) into the the first round of the 2017 Total CAF Champions League as a 2-1 defeat maintained Mike Mutebi’s interest in all three competitions in which his side have competed this season. KCCA will face African […]

Fifa president Gianni Infantino to visit Uganda next week

Fifa president Gianni Infantino to visit Uganda next week

Fifa president Gianni Infantino will meet senior football association leaders from across the region on a two-day working visit to Uganda next week. The Federation of Uganda Football Associations said on Thursday Infantino will arrive in Kampala on 25th  February, 2017  and will “share our personal visions for the continued development of our sport in your country”. […]

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