Women will continue to suffer from land conflicts out of lack of knowledge of the issues pertaining to land ownership, an official at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has said.....
Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has expressed concern over poor communication between the central government and Buganda Kingdom....
The minister of agriculture, Tress Bucyanayandi, has blamed World Bank for the failure of National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) saying it was the one responsible for its introduction.....
Shortage of clean water in Apac district has caused local residents in three sub-counties to share contaminated water sources with animals....
The Uganda Communications Commission has said it will withdraw Pastor Aloysius Bugingo’s broadcasting house operation licence if he is found guilty of using vulgar language...
Police in Kampala is holding a female Makerere University student who allegedly sneaked into Capital Shoppers Supermarket located at Garden City Mall and stole property worth sh2m...
The ministry of finance, planning, economic and development has released a time table for national budget consultations across the country that begins today August 31 up to Sept 11....

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Farmers to cut cocoa for food cropsThe Rwenzori Diocese Bishop, Rt. Rev. Reuben Kisembo, has told farmers in Bundibugyo to cut down some of the cocoa trees to create more space for food production or else people are likely to be affec... ..

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Uganda Athletics Federation president Domenic Otuchet believes that the results from the 2015 Beijing IAAF World Athletics Championships are an eye opener to what they need to correct, before the Rio....

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Chekwel opts for steeplechase
After setting the national women 10000m record, Juliet Chekwel will be spending most of her time in Europe trying to learn the basics of steeplechase, as she focuses on winning an Olympic gold. Her f....
Byekwaso confident ahead of INBA Natural Universe
You would think Ivan Byekwaso had already won as he left for the US to compete in the International Natural Bodybuilding Association (INBA) Natural Universe, in Austin, Texas September 5-6.....
USPA urges UNRA and Police on road safety
The Uganda Sports Press Association will continue their campaign against road carnage after holding another successful road safety campaign in Lugazi town on Saturday.....
The crowd that came to watch Qwela Junction II's "Sax Aces" edition must have left yearning for more on Sunday at Kampala Serena Hotel after being treated to the haunting floating sounds of seven le....

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Traditional cook stove: women and children’s silent killer
Every time Suzan Natukunda, a mother of 5, wants to prepare food, the thought of sending her children to the nearby bushes to gather fire food crosses her mind.....
Lyricist-writer Lyto Boss remanded
Entebbe Chief Magistrate’s Court has remanded songwriter, Derrick Katongole popularly known as Lyto Boss for defying its orders.....
Scouts Jamboree closes in style
Over 10,000 scouts converged at Kaazi campsite along Lake Victoria for ten days Scouts Jamboree fete.....

Another Great Leap Forward for Development

Next month, the world will achieve a milestone for global development efforts. The United Nations General Assembly will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals, an ambitious set of global objectives

Europe’s nationalist night watch

Populism is on the rise throughout Europe, as both economically depressed and prosperous countries become increasingly frustrated with their established political elites. But populists are unlikely t

Militia groups! Hmmm

I watched on Television as Major Roland Kakooza Mutale passed out what he termed as crime preventers. However, his body language was quite suspect and I was left wondering these were actually crime p

Electoral Reform: What unresolved question could mean

Come 2016, Uganda will go to the polls with yet again the question of an unresolved “legal map”. Whereas we may boast of having had a “road map” several years before the next election, the “legal ma

Six Congolese soldiers were killed on Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, a region where Rwandan Hutu rebels have been blamed for many massacres, military sources said.

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A key executive for Apple's music service who came to the US tech giant with its acquisition of Beats has left the company, Apple said Friday.....

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One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment beginsSix people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.... ..

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