The Commissioner General of Prison, has granted special status to Anthony Okwonga, 80, the jailed former Officer in Charge of Upper Prison and 25 inmate leaders who are about to complete their sentences.....
Parliament decides to call off its scheduled sitting to allow MPs affiliated with the FDC take part in their party''s delegates conference.....
AMISOM is verifying the number of casualties and extent of the damage following an attack on an African Union base in Somalia, the head of AMISOM, Ambassador Maman Sidikou has said.....
Dr. Jeremiah Lwanga Ssali, a senior lecturer at the department of forestry and biodiversity at Makerere University has died.He died at CASE Hospital in Kampala on Monday....
A 30-year-old man, accused of raping a prostitute has been committed to High Court in Kampala for trial.The court presided over by City Hall Court Grade One Magistrate, Moses Darious Kakooza sent Geo...
President Yoweri Museveni has assured the children of fallen soldiers that government will support them since the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) has the records of children of the fallen comrad...
The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) is now officially trading using an internet-enabled automated trading system.....

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Scientists told to research on local construction materialsThe Research Industrial Institute should come up with new technologies of local materials in the construction industry in the country to reduce reliance on imported ones.... ..

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High expectations turned to dismay as the national women’s basketball team were cut from Team Uganda’s All Africa Games contingent.....

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Silverbacks pick valuable lessons from AfroBasket
The Silverbacks are ready to build on their recent 15th place ranking from the Afro Basket championship as focus now turns to the next qualifiers in 2017.....
FUFA to improve referees pay
After a shakeup in the FUFA Referees standing committee (FRSC) last week, the federation president, Moses Magogo has promised better conditions for the officials in the next two years of his term in ....
One ball per pupil courtesy of the Germany government
Primary School kids taking part in the ongoing National Primary Schools and Special Needs Learners Ball Games in Mubende, will each go back home with a ball, courtesy of the Germany Embassy in Uganda....
Kickboxing: Okiror is too good
It took Dan Okiror, the Eastern region celebrated kickboxer, just seven minutes in the third round to knock out Hungarian-born fighter, Antal Lavente Gal in Kumi on Saturday.....
Once upon a bar in Kisementi was Just Kicking sports bar. For a long time, it had a patronage that was loyal and that was just about the same clientele that turned up for the demolition party on Satu....

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Rihanna excited to celebrate 10 years in music industry
Rihanna says she's thrilled to have had a decade-long career in music and she plans on celebrating the feat at some point this year.....
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.....
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

Google on Tuesday refreshed its logo to better suit mobile devices that are supplanting desktop computers when it comes to modern Internet lifestyles.....

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Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple WatchSamsung unveiled its latest smartwatch on Tuesday as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market.... ..

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