In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

Voting is going on without major incidents for the vacant Kaabong District Women Member of Parliament seat, reveals Mr Linos Okori, the regional Electoral Commission supervisor for Karamoja sub-region. The district that has a total of 59,082 voters, and 158 polling stations is Monday choosing their new woman MP from among Ms Christine Tubo Nakwang, an independent, […]

South Sudan refugees in Uganda cross 1 million mark

South Sudan refugees in Uganda cross 1 million mark

Uganda’s refugee camps in West Nile and elsewhere are bustling. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees  says the number of South Sudanese refugees hosted in Uganda now stands at one million. In a statement, UNHCR, notes that an average of more than 1,800 South Sudanese refugees a day have fled to Uganda in the […]

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

The athletes that will represent Uganda at this year’s edition of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA) games, will be flagged Wednesday at National Council for Sports headquarters, Lugogo. The 16th edition of the games commences Thursday August 17th, and will end on August, 27 at the hosting St Joseph’s […]

Fresh Diary dress Ugandan schools for Gulu FEASSSA Games

Fresh Diary dress Ugandan schools for Gulu FEASSSA Games

All participating Ugandan Secondary Schools will be smartly clad when the East African secondary schools games start in Gulu district this week. This is possible after Fresh Dairy recently handed branded sports kits worth Shs90 million to all Ugandan Secondary Schools that going to participate in the annual East Africa Secondary school games (FEASSSA) that […]

Post Bank opens 40th branch in Karamoja

Post Bank opens 40th branch in Karamoja

Uganda’s Post Bank has opened opened its 40th branch at Lia Street in Moroto on Thursday. Post Bank has been operating through mobile banking in Karamoja since 2008, serving majorly the Uganda People’s Defence Forces. Hon. Ajedra Gabriel Gadison Aridru the state minister for finance (General duties) who inaugurated the branch as the chief guest, said hat with […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kween District leadership turns battlefield

Kween District leadership turns battlefield

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the election of Kween District LC5 Chairperson Kapcheiko Paul Machinjach, after dismissing the appeal of his rival Banan Kissa Patrick. Banan had accused Kapcheiko of not being academically qualified for the said position saying the Diploma he held was invalid as it was obtained from an institution that was […]

Museveni rewards ‘Yellow Clown’ MP Abiringa with millions

Museveni rewards ‘Yellow Clown’ MP Abiringa with millions

Arua Municipality MP, Ibrahim Abiringa is wearing an ear-to-ear smile after his boss, President Museveni gifted him with Shs24 million for his fierce promotion of the NRM party colour-yellow. Abiringa, now commonly called the ‘Yellow Clown’ was a fortnight ago reportedly telephoned by a State House official who informed him that the party chairman was […]

Kenyatta family’s Brookside Dairy injects Shs 1.2 billion in Gulu 2017 East Africa Schools’ Games

Kenyatta family’s Brookside Dairy  injects Shs 1.2 billion in Gulu 2017 East Africa Schools’ Games

Hon. Charles Bakkabulindi, Uganda’s Minister of State for Sports is confident the hosts of 2017’s regional Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games will have no problems organising a wonderful event. But he acknolwdges Gulu Municipality in the Northern part of Uganda will have to work harder with support from all stakeholders inorder to match the competition’s […]