How Micho’s Cranes led to Pierre Lechantre firing

How Micho’s Cranes led to Pierre Lechantre firing

The French coach was let go as the manager of the national team following Congo’s dismal start to the World Cup qualifiers. Congo’s 1-0 loss at Uganda on Saturday followed a home defeat to Egypt in October and left the country bottom of Group E without any points. Congo also failed to qualify for January’s […]

Micho Sredojevic: It’s not fair to leave Uganda now

Micho Sredojevic: It’s not fair to leave Uganda now

Uganda coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic says he has no plans of leaving the national team after helping them to qualify for the elusive Africa Cup of Nations. The Serbian tactician has been linked to a possible move to South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana, who his side held to a 0-0 draw in West Africa a […]

Dr. Kiggundu heaps praise on Museveni in final presser

Dr. Kiggundu heaps praise on Museveni in final presser

After 14 years at the helm of the Electoral Commission, Eng. Badru Kiggundu has retired as chairman today thanking President Museveni for giving him the chance to serve his country. The outgoing chairman on Tuesday hold a final press briefing at Imperial Royal Hotel about his long reign, and denied ever supporting one political party […]

Uganda gov’t ‘expected Hillary Clinton to win US election’

Uganda gov’t ‘expected Hillary Clinton to win US election’

In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s surprise US election loss, Uganda’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs James Mugume said that the country was “going back to the drawing board” to figure out what the new administration in Washington DC would mean for bilateral relations. “We did not anticipate it. Most people were […]

Controversial billionaire Ntaganda, KCCA fight over Kololo land

Controversial billionaire Ntaganda, KCCA fight over Kololo land

E-M plaza owner Ephraim Ntaganda is yet again in another land dispute with city authorities. News reaching our desk reveals that Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) physical planner, Peter Kiggundu has stopped Ntaganda from developing a stretch of land in the upscale Kololo neighbourhood that is blocking another access road in the area. He was […]

Uganda-bound Shs.20billion cocaine on display at British sugar importer’s trial in Kenya

Uganda-bound Shs.20billion cocaine on display at British sugar importer’s trial in Kenya

Friday was the second day of the trial for the British sugar importer who is accused of smuggling more than 99kg (220lb) of cocaine worth Shs. 20,540,119,710 ($5.8m) into Kenya inside a container of Brazilian sugar destined for Uganda. Jack Marrian, 31, denies the charges. The court relocated to the headquarters of police’s Department of […]

Beloved Miss Uganda 1971 dies

Beloved Miss Uganda 1971 dies

Television star, rally driver, businesswoman and former Miss Uganda Charlote Ssali died Friday morning in Namirembe, Kampala after a battle with cancer, one of her relatives has announced in a message to TheUgandan. Ms Ssali over four decades ago and a lady to this day, walked away with the beauty crown. Long before the Miss […]

Azira joins Uganda Cranes camp ahead of Congo battle

Azira joins Uganda Cranes camp ahead of Congo battle

Colorado Rapids midfield player Mike Azira was the last player to join camp yesterday to complete a full house ahead of Saturday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Congo Brazzaville. The anchorman immediately joined the 17 other foreign-based players and seven Uganda Premier League stars team has successfully trained at St Mary’s College, Kisubi on […]

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