Kenya warns Ugandan politicians over antagonizing NCIP SGR protocol

Kenya warns Ugandan politicians over antagonizing NCIP SGR protocol

The Kenyan government has warned of “negative consequences” if Uganda’s Committee on Physical Infrastructure’s damning report on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in which they demand that Kampala downgrades to China Class 2 rather than China Class 1 in the regional project is pushed forward. This follows a misleading report compiled by the committee of parliament chaired […]

Dr Stella Nyanzi fired by Makerere University for insulting Mrs Museveni

Dr Stella Nyanzi fired by Makerere University for insulting Mrs Museveni

The controversial Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi was first placed on a no-fly list usually reserved for terrorists & hardcore criminals and has now been sacked by Makerere University for insulting Uganda’s First Lady, Ms Janet Museveni who also doubles as the Education minister. Makerere University Appointments board on Friday said that the researcher […]

Tributes paid to Geoffrey Massa after quitting Uganda Cranes

Tributes paid to Geoffrey Massa after quitting Uganda Cranes

Well, it’s finally happened. Roughly able to secure a new club after South African based club Baroka FC through the club owner Khurishi Mphahlele confirmed contract termination, Geoffrey Massa has announced his retirement from international football. Massa is one of Uganda’s most capped player in history having made his debut against Ghana on 4th September […]

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 […]

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 […]