DEFENCE minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has revealed Uganda didn't expect its mission in South Sudan to be protracted the way it has turned out to be, promising UPDF’s withdrawal....
GOVERNMENT has said that the invitation that President Yoweri Museveni and Archbishop Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga jointly sent to Pope Francis still stands....
THE ongoing registration exercise for national identity cards will provide accurate information needed to identify Ugandans who are eligible to pay taxes....
Members of Parliament have assured farmers across the country and civil society organizations that they are not going to pass the proposed tax on agricultural inputs....
The admission letters for Kyambogo University students admitted under the People with Disabilities (PWDs) government scholarship scheme is ready, according to the institution’s spokesman Lawrence Mad...
At least five television stations across the East African region will telecast Vision Group’s Pakasa Forum live this Saturday.....

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KCCA discourages taxi drivers from strikingKampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) will continue engaging city drivers despite their intended Monday strike.... ..

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Ugandan Geoffrey Balimumiti gets to the Nanjing Olympic Sports Stadium on Friday night to battle seven other athletes for a slot in the Monday final of the 800m of the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in the ....

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Uganda teams urged on discipline at EA S.S Championships
Uganda’s teams to the 13th edition of the East African Secondary School Championships have been urged to observe discipline so as to shine....
Chemusto makes 1500m final in Nanjing
All that 16-year old Janat Chemusto, needed at the first race in the Nanjing Olympic Stadium of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games 2014 was to be among the first ten in order to qualify for the Sun....
Sports a lucrative means of financial empowerment
Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has urged the youth to engage in sports as an enterprise that he said can provide a steady source of income besides keeping them healthy....
Senegal U19s barred entry into Uganda
THE government has barred Senegal’s U-19 rugby national team from entering Uganda following the Ebola outbreak in the West Africa region....
We meet her behind the scenes of her latest love song Ndayira, where she reveals what inspiration lies behind the songs and why the locations.....

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Police boss ‘house warms’ opulent mansion
Kampala Metropolitan commander Andrew Felix Kaweesi on Sunday treated guests to a fete as he entered his opulent mansion in Lwengo district.....
Calls to ban new Gandhi assassination film
A controversial film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was scheduled for release on Friday amid calls for it to be banned for glorifying her killers.....
Miss Tourism East to donate to hospital
The Miss Tourism beauty pageant is back with a horde of adjustments tailored to make for a blissful event come the finale and among them, the eastern region preliminary slated to take place in Mbale.....

Ugandans in arrears of rational voting

Come 2016, Uganda voters should flash ‘Red Cards’ to the MPs who have merely acted as rubber stamps and those who just oppose everything and propose nothing.

The trouble with universal education

With the deadline for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals fast approaching, the world is gearing up to establish a new set of goals for the next 15 years.

Put on hold taxes on agro inputs and equipment

I find the government’s proposed tax on agro inputs and equipment inconsistent with its policy position to modernise agriculture and fight rural poverty.

Ministry of health needs to re-visit its policy decision on Health Centre IIs

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Health has recently issued a policy statement which stops the establishment of more Health Centre IIs in the country.

The American doctor who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia has recovered and is being released from an Atlanta hospital, an aid group has said.

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At least 15 tech-savvy journalists have been deployed to man social media during the much-anticipated fourth edition of Vision Group’s Pakasa Forum this Saturday.....

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Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications.... ..

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