UGANDA TO CHANGE FOREVER: Tension in Mbale ahead of Age limit case verdict today

UGANDA TO CHANGE FOREVER: Tension in Mbale ahead of Age limit case verdict today

The Constitutional sitting in Mbale is today delivering the much-awaited judgment on the constitutional petitioned challenging the amendment of the constitution by Parliament in December 2017, that saw the removal of all age limits on the Presidency and extended the term of office of Members of Parliament including the current Parliament from 5-7 years. Preparations […]

UPDF soldiers continue ‘reign of terror’ on Lake Victoria

UPDF soldiers continue ‘reign of terror’ on Lake Victoria

A group of fishermen under Uganda Fish Maws Traders Association has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga demanding the suspension of the UPDF operation on Lake Victoria handling illegal fishing activities. The fishermen accuse the soldiers under the commander Fisheries Protection Force of torturing fishermen and stealing their merchandise. While presenting their petition to […]

Gains of India PM Modi ’s historic state visit to Uganda

Gains of India PM Modi ’s historic state visit to Uganda

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered Uganda a Cancer Therapy machine. The machine will be installed at the Uganda Cancer Institute. Modi who started a two-day state visit in Uganda yesterday told journalists after Bilateral talks with his host President Museveni, that the machine will serve cancer patients in East Africa. During the closed-door […]

LC I Elections: Tuesday 10th July declared a public holiday

LC  I Elections: Tuesday 10th July declared a public holiday

Ministry of Public Service has declared Tuesday 10th July a public holiday to enable Ugandans to participate in the Village Local Council One elections. Nominations of candidates for LC 1 village Chairpersons which began yesterday ends today and the elections will be held on Tuesdat 10th July in 60,800 villages countrywide. Uganda has not conducted […]

Uganda’s hospitals cannot adequately treat victims of acid violence – experts

Uganda’s hospitals cannot adequately treat victims of acid violence – experts

Government has been asked to roll out more treatment centres for victims of acid violence in the country. The End Acid Violence Uganda charity says many of the health facilities cannot adequately treat victims of acid violence. Victims of acid violence face horrific consequences, including death, severe disfigurement and loss of sight. Recent studies indicate […]

More misery for poor Ugandans as fuel prices hit new high

More misery for poor Ugandans as fuel prices hit new high

Motorists around Kampala are crying out over the hike in fuel prices calling for government intervention. Pump fuel prices have been on the rise since the beginning of the year. Some analysts have expressed fear that Uganda may face a situation similar to 2007, at the peak of the post-election violence in Kenya. The average […]

Uganda orders telecoms to block VPNs

Uganda orders telecoms to block VPNs

Uganda Communications Commission Executive Director, Godfrey Mutabazi, says telecommunication companies will block Virtual Private Network applications commonly known as VPN, that are aiding Ugandans to evade social media tax. The Shs200 daily levy for Over the Top internet services like WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook among other social media services took effect yesterday, at the start […]

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