The scientist who helped discover the Ebola virus says he would happily sit next to an infected person on a train.....
A project to supply stable electricity to rural communities in eastern region has been launched in Namayingo district.....
President Yoweri Museveni met over 100 women from Kanungu district under their umbrella body, UWESO, at his country home in Rwakitura.....
Two Ugandan Catholic bishops Joseph Anthony Zziwa of Kiyinda-Mityana and Sabino Ocan Odoki of Arua have been elected to the Committee of Bishops...
The body of Joan Twizere Uwimana, who has been the communication and fundraising manager of Rubaga Hospital, has been recovered, three days after she drowned at Itanda falls....
Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday that net profits more than tripled in the second quarter, boosted by asset sales and higher oil prices.....

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Samsung posts 20% fall in net profitSamsung Electronics reports a near 20 percent decline in second quarter net profit, blaming increased competition from cheap Chinese devices in the key smartphone sector.... ..

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KCCA FC’s FUFA Super League season kick-off will depend on the club’s performance at the CECAFA Kagame Cup in Kigali, Rwanda between August 8 and 24.....

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Ronald Musagala cruises to 800m final
Ronald Musagala kept his calm despite finishing second to advance to the finals of the Commonwealth Games men’s 800m race on Wednesday night. The final is due on Thursday night at Hampden Stadium in ....
Nanyondo qualifies for 800m semi-finals
Uganda’s Winnie Nanyondo has qualified for the 800m semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.....
Motorcross: Maxime ready to battle Kenyans
Maxime Van Pee has vowed to single handedly battle the Kenyan MX1 team even if Uganda fails to send a team to the FIM-Africa Central Africa Motocross Championship on Sunday at the Jamhuri Park in Nai....
A Kampala trader has shocked his in-laws by dumping their daughter for failing to bear him an heir....

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Don't laugh loudly, Turkish deputy PM tells women
One of the most senior members of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government sparked an outcry on Tuesday after declaring that women should not laugh loudly in public.....
I want children, not marriage – FatBoy
Commonly known as Fatboy, radio personality James Onen recounts how he joined radio and his controversial stances on marriage and atheism, among others.....
I left street, drugs, for phone repairing
In a small single-roomed shop, Ishak Kalumba is busy repairing a phone. His white sleeveless vest, which exposes sizeable biceps, and baggy trouser with six pockets, speak of his youth.....

The UN’s inaugural day against trafficking in persons

In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly held a high-level meeting to appraise the global plan of action to combat trafficking in persons.

Musisi needs the urban poor

When I heard that the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi had ordered the arrest of people buying from street vendors, I dismissed it as another of those proverb

The Gaza crisis

The current Gaza conflict between Hamas and the Israelis is a puzzling scene that the Christendom prefers to stay mute about.

Each one of us is responsible for everyone’s safety and security

So many gruesome things have been happening lately in the airspace. Many travellers are beginning to think twice before they opt to fly. On March 8, 2014, the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went mi

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday holds his first meetings with India's right-wing government as he seeks to reboot a relationship seen as a bulwark against a rising China.

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MICROSOFT has said it seeks to comply with Chinese law, after Beijing announced an anti-monopoly investigation of the US technology giant over its business practices....

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Science of brain signals opens new era for advertisingCompanies in the near future will be able to test public reaction to advertisements, music and films before they are released by monitoring the brain signals of a select group as they watch a trial.... ..

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