Kenyans vote in Kampala for president

Kenyans vote in Kampala for president

Kenyan nationals living in Uganda have Tuesday joined their people back home to cast their vote for their next president at the Kenya High Commission in Kampala. The chairman of the Association of Kenyans in Uganda, Isaiah Kojwang has told reporters that the two main candidates incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have agents here […]

Commonwealth youth meeting a big success: Minister Mukwaya

Commonwealth youth meeting a big success:  Minister Mukwaya

The Government of Uganda proudly hosted the historical 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting in Kampala from July 31 to August 4, 2017, says Janat B Mukwaya, the minister for Gender Labour and Social Development. “Youth ministers, youth leaders, youth workers and youth sector stakeholders from across the Commonwealth countries and beyond appreciated Uganda very much […]

Brig. Taban Kyabihende, Museveni trusted bodyguard and Besigye mate, killed by cancer

Brig. Taban Kyabihende, Museveni trusted bodyguard and Besigye mate, killed by cancer

Brig. Geoffrey ‘Taban’ Kyabihende, longtime bodyguard of President Yoweri Museveni and Uganda’s  Defence Attaché in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo , died in Kampala on Monday. He was 56. Brig. Taban who was among General Museveni’s first 7 bodyguards died of cancer at Naksero Hospital, his family told TheUgandan this afternoon. He was the Deputy […]

COMMONWEALTH: Youth key in Uganda government decision-making

COMMONWEALTH: Youth key in Uganda government decision-making

Uganda has welcomed a new policy guidance from the Commonwealth Secretariat and renewed its commitment to supporting measures to place young people’s needs and aspirations at the heart of national policy-making. Mr. Pius Bigirimana, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development on Thursday said that Uganda was very keen on put youth first […]

Uganda’s Sadolin finally lost to Japanese for Shs314 billion

Uganda’s Sadolin finally lost to Japanese for Shs314 billion

Jinja firm Sadolin group, the largest paint manufacturing company in Uganda, with more than 50% market share will now take on the new brand name Kansai Plascon – of a Japanese company. This follows a recent acquisition of Sadolin East Africa by Kansai Plascon who have been on an acquisition spree in developing markets shifting […]

I thank Uganda, Micho starts Orlando Pirates. era

I thank Uganda,  Micho starts Orlando Pirates. era

After being unveiled on Thursday as new head coach top South African side, Orlando Pirates Serbian born tactician Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has expressed his gratitude to former employers Uganda FA. “I thank Uganda for giving me chance to gain more experience as a coach,” said the 47-year coach as he was unveiled in Johannesburg, South Africa. “Coming […]

Trouble as Hospitals run out of HIV drugs

Trouble as Hospitals run out of HIV drugs

Hospitals have been hit by antiretroviral drugs (ARV) shock outs for three months with many Ugandans now panicking over their next move. An estimated 1.5 million Ugandans are living with the HIV. According to media reports, Kumi District is the most hit with Dr. Simon Oluka, the officer in charge of Atutur Hospital in Kumi […]

Janet backs Shs14 trillion children endowment at Kampala Commonwealth meeting

Janet backs Shs14 trillion children endowment at Kampala Commonwealth meeting

Uganda’s poor children and families will have access to basic needs once the Commonwealth countries are able to raise over $4b (about Shs14 trillion) to run “The Child Support Grant”, the First Lady and Minister for Education Janet Museveni has affirmed. Launched on Tuesday at Speke Resort Munyonyo during the ongoing 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers […]

Clocking 71 years, Uganda Breweries joins blood body

Clocking 71 years, Uganda Breweries joins blood body

In response to Uganda’s nationwide blood shortage, Uganda Breweries Limited, as part of their 71-year anniversary celebrations held a blood drive to raise 71 pints of blood to save lives. The two days drive dubbed #71pintsAt71 was in cooperation with the Uganda Blood Transfusion Service under the 77 Days of Giving Blood Campaign. The drive […]