The Justice Forum (JEEMA) delegates’ conference originally scheduled to take place from July 30 to 31, 2015 has now been rescheduled to August 20, 2015.....
GOVERNMENT and public universities have signed an agreement to operationalize a new scholarship scheme....
WITH just a day left to Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi’s 22nd coronation anniversary, security has been tightened on Lake Victoria and in Kalangala district....
By Francis Emorut Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) have rejected the NGO Bill 2015 saying they are religious institutions which should not be bound by it....
President Yoweri Museveni has held a meeting with Jabier Rielo Total’s Exploration and Production Africa Division Vice President for East Africa over the development of a crude oil pipeline ahead of ...
The former director of the Parliamentary budget office, Samuel Wanyaka, was on Wednesday sentenced to 10 years- imprisonment for stealing sh822m from the government....
The Egyptian government recently offered Uganda a team of experts in modern water harvesting and deforestation in a move aimed at increasing domestic water supply....

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Barclays bank says net profit jumps 43% in first halfBarclays increased net profits by 43 percent in the first half of the year, the troubled British bank announced on Wednesday.... ..

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RUGBY Clubs will this Saturday renew their rivalry as the annual National Rugby Sevens tournament kicks off with the opening circuit at Kyadondo Rugby Club....

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NIC insure She Cranes trip to Sydney
SHE Cranes will travel to Sydney for the World Cup on Saturday in ‘safe mode’ after NIC Holdings offered the team free medical insurance worth €1.15m (sh4b)....
KISU storms NBA Junior League quarters
WILLIAM De Heer scored a record game high 34 points and his team mate Stephen Okenge 15 to give Kampala International School a 71-31 victory over Emma High....
African football officials to grace Villa@40 fête
FOOTBALL Club officials from Zambia, DRC, Egypt and Rwanda are expected to join Sports Club Villa officials and fans as they celebrate 40 years of existence....
Pro golfers battle for Uganda Open title
UGANDA Professional golfers believe they are up to the challenge, and will partake on the sh100m prize money, as the Tusker Malt Lager Professionals’ Open tees off....
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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Michael Jackson's father suffers stroke in Brazil
The father of "King of Pop" Michael Jackson was in a Brazilian hospital Monday, after suffering a stroke hours before a huge birthday bash in his honor, doctors said.....
University students develop app to detect bacterial vaginosis
Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is a common vaginal infection which occurs when the normal balance inside a vagina changes. It often manifests in awkward vaginal discharges and odour.....
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.....

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

The Afghan government is investigating reports of the death of Taliban supremo Mullah Omar, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday, amid frenzied speculation about the rumoured demise of the reclusi

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Nissan on Wednesday said its net profit for the three months to June soared 36.3 percent to $1.3 billion on strong sales in North America and Europe.....

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LG Electronics posts 45% in Q2 net profitSouth Korea's LG Electronics on Wednesday reported a 45 percent in its second-quarter net profit owing to sluggish smartphone sales and unfavourable currency rates.... ..

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