United Nations mourns Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia, bodies here on Wednesday

United Nations mourns Ugandan soldiers killed in Somalia, bodies here on  Wednesday

The UN’s Special Representative in Somalia Michael Keating has paid tribute to Ugandan soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), who lost their lives in an ambush on Sunday. The troops were ambushed during a regular patrol to secure the Mogadishu-Barawe Main Supply Route which still harbors pockets of Alshabaab insurgents. The joint […]

Head of the Anglican Church comes to Uganda

Head of the Anglican Church comes to Uganda

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is set to visit two settlements for South Sudan refugees in Uganda tomorrow. The Head of the Anglican Church will be accompanied by Archbishop Stanley Ntagali of the Church of the Province of Uganda. Archbishop is expected to arrive at Entebbe International Airport this evening ahead of his visit […]

Ugandan gold miners running away after Museveni directive, Gov’t reveals

Ugandan gold miners running away after Museveni directive, Gov’t reveals

Illegal miners in Mubende District are running away from the mining areas following a government exercise of registration of local miners. Gold artisanal and small scale gold miners in Mubende are now going through registration to sieve out illegal and foreign miners. The Minister of State  of Energy for Mineral Development Peter Lokeris together with […]

Treat Makerere, Kabale University alike: EOS’ Nabatanzi

Treat Makerere, Kabale University alike: EOS’ Nabatanzi

It’s going to be a relatively fallow discussion—by Uganda’s standards at least—as Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Chairperson Sylvia Nabatanzi insists that money for salary increment for staff in public universities should be shared equally. Nabatanzi says that the best practice for sharing salary increment is that each member gets equal share rather than certain staff […]

Historic Youth Meeting Successfully Kicks off in Kampala

Historic Youth Meeting Successfully Kicks off in Kampala

By Stephen Muneza Delegates from all over the world have Monday joined Ugandan youth leaders and dignitaries as  senior government representatives from more than 30 countries, as well as young people, youth workers and donor organisations as the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala kicked off. “Mainstreaming youth into our […]

MTN Inks Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal with Ugandan Champions

MTN Inks Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal with Ugandan Champions

Lugogo-based Kampala Capital City Authority FC has tapped MTN Uganda as its first official telecommunications partner. The new multi-year accord worth Shs1.2billion with Shs430M released annually will help expand MTN’s product scope in Uganda and globally as the football club’s goes for its second straight year of continental football. The Uganda Cup and Azam Uganda […]

Crowning Kampala’s Best Restaurants

Crowning Kampala’s Best Restaurants

Kampala Restaurant Week came to an end after a 10-day exciting experience of food discovery and restaurant hoping for many food lovers in and around Kampala. Kampala’s largest restaurant showcase was culminated with an awards ceremony at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel. Organised by Pearl Guide Uganda and powered by Uganda Breweries Limited’s premium beer, Tusker […]

Commonwealth SG Scotland arrives in Uganda

Commonwealth SG Scotland arrives in Uganda

Patricia Scotland QC, the sixth Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations and the first woman has arrived in Uganda for the 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting in Kampala. In her first Official capacity visit to Uganda, the Secretary General arrived on Thursday, July 27, and received an official welcome at the VIP Lounge of the […]