KENYA''S police chief on Tuesday admitted that US President Barack Obama''s weekend visit to Kenya was a security "nightmare"....
Parliament has passed a law that bans the importation, manufacture, distribution, possession and sale of water pipe tobacco commonly referred to as Shisha in the country....
Parliament Tuesday ran into early huddles in its attempt to scrutinize the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2015 by deferring to this afternoon debate on a contentious clause calling for booting out of parliament lawmakers expelled by their parties....
The ministry of health has started a mass Hepatitis B vaccination exercise for people aged 14 and 30 years. The campaign launched over the weekend is targeting five million people from thirty distric...
National water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is seeking for sh20b for its infrastructure fund to increase on its scope of service delivery....
In a move to improve the quality of housing, Buganda Kingdom has gone into a partnership with Henan Guoji Industry Group to construct 220 housing units in Kigo, Wakiso district....
The dollar recovered slightly against the yen Tuesday, although gains were limited as investors remain on edge after a sharp plunge in Chinese markets hit risk sentiment, but the euro was supported b....

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Farmers asked to practice “climate smart agriculture”Experts Monday asked farmers to use fertilizers and improved seeds and engage in climate change friendly practices to improve production.... ..

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Uganda Professional golfer Brian Mwesigwa cannot wait to have a share of the sh100m prize money from the Tusker Malt Lager Professionals' Open starting, Wednesday....

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Platini set to run for FIFA presidency - source
UEFA chief Michel Platini is set to announce in the coming days that he will stand in next year's election to replace Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA.....
Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer
Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba joined Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact on Monday, the Ivory Coast striker signing with the Canadian club after a rights transfer from the Chicago Fire.....
Desh, Consta, Pole Pole for Rwanda rally
Uganda rally drivers Desh Kananura, John Consta and Wilbert Pole Pole will be out to break the 9-year jinx without getting a podium finish in the Rwanda Mountain Gorilla rally that is set for Friday ....
Sheraton hotel consoles golf open losers
At Sheraton everybody is a winner, as the winners of the Uganda National golf open walked away with different prizes, Sheraton Hotel consoled the losers during the piga mingi night.....
Fans of Big Brother Africa (BBA) reality TV show will have to wait a little longer for the show to get back on their screens after M-Net confirmed the show is on hold....

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Autopsy to probe Bobbi Brown 'non-natural' death: coroner
Coroners will perform an autopsy on the body of Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown as required in "known or suspected non-natural deaths," they said Monday.....
My husband sold land to drive me out of marital home
Nakimera (not real name), 47, a resident of Kamanda village, Lwamagwa sub-county in Rakai district says her 17-year marriage was not a bed of roses....
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina dead at 22
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of pop legend Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown, died Sunday aged 22....

The Pope and the death penalty

His Holiness Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Uganda in November 2015. One thing most Ugandans do not know about him is that he supports the abolition of the death penalty.

Invest in health entrepreneurship

The Sunday Vision of July 5, 2015, had an article: There is hope for Ugandan health care, by Dr Ian Clarke. The article tells of a family with relevant connections whose poor baby got a fractured hea

Can youth interest in agriculture boost East Africa's economy?

The African Development Bank, Africa’s biggest lending institution, recently elected a new leader: Akinwumi Adesina. The former Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria, Adesina led an agricultural transfo

Transition from MDGs to SDGs must tackle capacity building

The 2015 deadline is fast approaching to bring Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to an end. With eight goals to achieve between 2000 and 2015, its outcomes leave a lot to be desired. Many states ha

Google on Monday said it is throttling back on its vision of having profiles at its social network serve as people's identities across its range of online offerings.....

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Toyota falls behind VW in world's biggest automaker raceToyota has fallen behind Volkswagen in the race for the world's biggest automaker title, figures showed Tuesday, as the German giant outsold its Japanese rival in the first half of the year.... ..

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