TALKS aimed at ending South Sudan's civil war resumed in Ethiopia, mediators said, as sporadic fighting continued to rage between rebel and government fighters....
GOVERNMENT will this week start resettling 1150 families in areas at high risk of landslides and floods from the Mount Elgon region as part of its efforts to find a permanent solution....
HIGH Court Judge David Batema has blasted parliament for passing what he called insensitive laws when it comes to women issues....
UGANDA is known to have the highest figures of people living under the age of 30 at 77% of the population according to UNICEF. However the 2011 elections only managed to attract 49% of the population...
ACCORDING to reports from both the Uganda AIDS Commission and the health ministry, HIV prevalence in fishing communities ranges from 25% to 50%. It is higher among women compared to the men...
THE Dubai Chamber of Commerce has invited 500 government and corporate officials to a forum that highlights key initiatives, which drive Africa’s promising economic future....

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Ugandan workers less educated, poorly paidMOST working Ugandans are only educated up to secondary level, work for 10 years, six days a week and earn at least sh403 per hour according to a wages survey... ..

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MARIO Balotelli found himself on the receiving end of yet more racist abuse on Sunday after a jokey reference to Manchester United's shock defeat by Leicester sparked a flurry of invective on social....

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'2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar'
QATAR will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body FIFA....
Lugogo to get new look ahead of global show
NCS and UCA have embarked on the process of improving the Lugogo Oval ahead of the ICC World Cricket League Division 3 Tournament....
U17 team warms up for Zambia with 5 -2 win over Makerere
The Uganda Cubs have thrashed Makerere University football team 5-2 in a friendly match at Nakivubo stadium.....
Zone V basketball rolls off at Lugogo
It’s cliche but this is truly the moment Ugandan basketball has been waiting for. Even more so coming in the middle of a season that has been marred by embarrassing battles over the MTN Arena and a l....
For a fact, Ugandans love to party. They were at it again on Saturday night as they partied till late at the highly anticipated Club Mega Fest, although it did not end the way they had anticipated.....

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Makumbi lives, breathes writing
Still being talked about in literary circles after bagging £5,000 (about sh20m) for winning a literary contest a few months ago, Jennifer Makumbi, shares her passion for the literary world....
Miss Uganda contesting in Big Brother Africa
It has been confirmed that the current, reigning Miss Uganda, Stella Nantumbwe will represent the country in this year’s Big brother Africa reality show that starts next month.....
'One million babies' spawned by EU student exchanges
The Erasmus student exchange scheme has brought so many couples together from across the continent that it has led to the birth of one million babies, the EU said....

Scottish referendum: British tribalism at its worst (or best)

Had my father still been alive, I suspect that he would be voting in today’s referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom.

On Kyabazinga of Busoga election

The election of new Kayabazinga Gabula Nadiope IV heralds tranquility in Busoga. The daggers that were raised are laid paving way for stakeholders to assess the future of the monarchy

The government Europe deserves?

With the final allocation of portfolios within its executive branch, the European Commission, the European Union has completed its change of guard.

Remaking the money market

Last month, at a US Federal Reserve Bank conference on the money market, officials lamented the market’s enduring fragility.

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft began orbiting Mars on a mission to study how the Red Planet's climate changed over time from warm and wet to cold and dry....

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Second apparent leak of hacked celebrity nude pictures: US mediaMore nude celebrity photos, purportedly including reality star Kim Kardashian, circulated social media Saturday, in what appeared to be the second massive hacking-related leak in less than a month, U... ..

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