The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) is now officially trading using an internet enabled automated trading system.....
Somalia''s Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union base Tuesday before storming the compound, with witnesses reporting many dead, although the AU insisted it had fought off the attack.....
Cambridge examinations results were recently released and candidates in schools that sit for this set of examinations can now apply to institutions of higher learning.....
The assistant commissioner for youth and children affairs, Kyateka Mondo, has attributed the increasing poor debating on issues in parliament to the removal of debates in schools...
A Catholic priest, Fr. Emmanuel Mboggo Nsubuga, 76, who succumbed to prostate cancer on Saturday was buried Monday at. St Joseph’s Catholic Parish, Lweza where he had served four years...
In a bid to motivate them for their exemplary discipline and generous services they offer, the Commissioner General of Prisons, Dr Johnson Byabashaija, has granted special status to over 20 inmates...
World stock markets plunged further on Tuesday as more gloomy evidence emerged of China's economic slowdown, triggering heavy sell-offs from Hong Kong to New York and raising fears of weakening glob....

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Consider solar more as alternative power source- Eskom bossThe new head of power generating firm, Eskom has advised Uganda to explore its solar potential seriously as an alternative to the hydropower to increase electricity reach.... ..

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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.....

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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

Apple and computer network titan Cisco on Monday announced a partnership aimed at putting more iPhones and iPads to work at businesses.....

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Alcatel-Lucent chief defends 14-mn-euro payoutThe head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rejected government pressure Monday to renounce bonuses which could see him receive around 14 million euros ($15.7 million) as part of its buyout b... ..

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