THE Department of Inspection and Legal Services, Ministry of Internal Affairs has arrested 38 foreigners, including traders illegally operating their businesses in Uganda....
MALAYSIA on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam''s biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead....
THE UN Security Council agreed on Sunday to issue an urgent appeal to Israel and Hamas for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza....
The Police in Mityana are holding four people suspected to be fake traditional healers. The suspects were held from Kabuwambo village, in Busimbi Sub county Mityana district...
Kamanda Bataringaya, the state minister for primary education, punched more holes in the country’s higher institutions of learning when he said they were duplicating courses...
The Constitutional Court has asked lawyers representing three former board members of state broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), to explain why a court application was disowned by their....

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Health, agriculture key to Africa's development: Bill GatesHealth and agriculture development are key if African countries are to overcome poverty and grow, US software billionaire Bill Gates said Thursday, as he received an honourary degree in Ethiopia.... ..

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The pace proved too fast for Moses Kipsiro on Sunday as he failed to defend his 5000m Commonwealth title.....

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Kiplimo wins marathon bronze for Uganda in Glasgow
Abraham Kiplimo stumbled at the half-way point but recovered to win Uganda's first ever Commonwealth Games marathon medal on Sunday.....
Rugby Sevens: Cranes to play Canada in semi-finals
After a beating in the main medal race, Uganda finally found its footing in the Commonwealth Rugby Sevens Bowl race.....
Glasgow 2014: England routs Rugby Cranes 40 - 0
The Commonwealth Games rugby sevens again proved to be dizzy heights for Uganda.....
It is nearly a week since the untimely passing of the little angel that has moved hearts, Keron Raphael Kabugo, singer Juliana Kanyomozi's only son. Condolences from family, friends and well wishers....

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Spanish nightclub closed over sex-for-drinks game
A nightclub on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca where a young woman performed oral sex on several men reportedly in exchange for free drinks was ordered shut for a year by local authorities....
British singer Adele wins damages over photos of son
British singer Adele wins damages over photos of son London - British singer Adele has accepted a five-figure sum in damages on behalf of her two-year-old son from a paparazzi agency that took p....
MP Akena in a war of two women
Betty Amongi, the MP for Oyam County South has a pending case at Kira Road Police Station of threatening violence (G.E.F 029/2014) against another woman....

From Dark Country to the Sun of Africa: Congratulations Rwanda

I recalled my very first encounter with Rwanda, exactly twenty years ago. The contrast between then and now is monumental; the makeover truly unbelievable

Let Israel negotiate with Palestinians to end impasse

MEDIA reports of the fighting in the Gaza strip are quite unsettling. The catastrophe should remind the world of the need for using diplomacy and soft power

Equality and diversity, a social norm for human survival

EQUALITY is a principle that entails to treat all human beings as equal while diversity means to recognise, respect and value people’s differences to contribute and realise their full potential

The origin of the anthem, flag and emblem

RECENTLY the Government came up with unpopular proposal that the National Anthem of Uganda should be changed because it was somehow dull

MARK Zuckerberg has held preliminary talks with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about potentially embedding the service into the Facebook Messenger app, according to sources....

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US Congress passes law to permit cellphone unlockingUS Congress passes law to permit cellphone unlocking WASHINGTON - US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier, under a law adopted on Friday to fix a per... ..

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