Former president Idi Amin Dada dreamt that the economy would be better if it was in the hands of Ugandans, not Asians.
Kabaka's Lake is the largest man-made lake in Uganda, located in Rubaga division, Kampala.
All religions except three were banned
A lot of things will become so much easier with SIM verification
First victims were Acholi and Langi soldiers
Some Ugandans have opted to challenge the ultimatum
Sex harassment high at Congo border
Tanzania spent a lot of money to fund the war against Amin, that the country's economy fell. Julius Nyerere had to step aside shortly after.
It puzzles military analysts as to why former president Idi Amin Dada lost the war to Tanzania forces, yet he had got new weapons.
Over 50 people have been arrested
Cabinet was lean, Museveni was in Defence
Massive looting, free sugar as Amini fell
Are mobile money loans the future?
It is a fresh water lake found in Masaka district
Why tax cuts
Tomorrow will be 38 years since former president Idi Amin Dada was overthrown by a combined force of Tanzania army and Ugandan exiles.
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Cheeye is 60years; 7 of them spent in prison
NRM has given top DPs jobs
Nyanzi no longer earns from conferences
KCCA executive director Jennifer Musisi's second term ends on April 14, 2017, will she seek another term in office?
After President Yoweri Museveni announced, during campaigns, that Government would provide sanitary pads to girls, the issue has become contentious.
These birds come to Lake Munyanyange, in Kasese, western Uganda, between October and April. They prefer the lake because it is saline.
The handshake, do we need CCTV cameras?
Omona was abducted at the age of 10 in 1994
Moses Ocitia was returning home after dropping off a friend in Entebbe. He rammed into an oncoming vehicle during the morning downpour at 3:00am.
Kenya to read budget
Decision was made to curb crime through
Tourism tops country' foreign earnings
“We have had issues in applying for dual citizenship; E-visa and other services from internal affairs ministry. E-visa/ passport renewal and dual citizenship...
The man is accused of stealing jeneza, which he was taking for scrap
Uganda last weekend hosted over 60 countries in the cross country competition held at Kololo Airstrip.
The guns which were lost during the clashes when the Obusinga royal guards engaged the security have been recovered. They had been hidden at a clinic
Matthew and Joseph Kanyamunyu, together with Cynthia Munwangari are appearing in court for their bail hearing session.
The New Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye said they will probe those claiming to have killed Kaweesi. This was his maiden speech after he took office....
An afternoon downpour caused a heavy traffic jam as the floods swallowed many roads. Most affected areas included Kyambogo,Jinja Road and Lugogo.
Joseph Ntensibe uses his highly intricate designs to tickle our brains. While he presents three paintings at this exhibition.
There seems to be magic in the number 4 and 0s as far as Uganda's security is concerned.
AIGP Asan Kasingye replaced the slain AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi as the Police spokesperson
President fed up with inaction
President Yoweri Museveni ordered for the purchase of cameras worth sh400b following the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
The operation was already scheduled to take place by the time her husband was killed.
This was during the prayers for Kaweesi
President Museveni promises to install secuirty cameras on highways and towns
66% babies below 6 months breastfed exclusively
In a space of four years,between 2007 and 2011, he rose from the rank of senior superintendent of police to the third highest rank in the Police.
AMISOM pledges support in case of problems
Weddings can be done at other gazetted venues
250,000 limited businesses registered
Dr. Emmanuel Lumu spearheaded building district hospitals
Walk to work demonstration led to lasting police occupation
The move prolongs a truce that Renamo fighters announced unilaterally the day before Christmas last year. It has been observed with only minor breaches,...
Museveni escaped death at Jack Maumbe Mukhwana’s house in Mbale
Will provocative words save music?
13 winners out of 1,450 participants
Total project cost will be $16.3 million
The traders in the Park yard, near Nakivubo Stadium are protesting their eviction after Kampala minister Beti Kamya said they should go
Some 39,000 die before 1st birthday
Reports indicate that there are over 40,000 stillbirths every year in Uganda
Uganda has been names as one of the prime destinations for tourists across the world
Uganda has borrowed $24m, despite its public debt being a staggering $8.5b
When one you used to love is no longer your valentine
NRM MPs were chaotic during the selection for EALA nominees at State House Entebbe despite appeals by vice-chairman Moses Kigongo
TVO, a cyber personality was off Facebook after Mwenda reported that he had got him
The probe discovered that a URA official was given sh29m for photocopying documents beyond his working hours
NRM finally picked nominees for the EALA after the Tuesday chaos, which forced the party leadership to postpone voting
It is said that most MPs voted seven candidates instead of six they were supposed to vote
Coffee shops in Kampala are growing at a fast rate
The tenants accused the management of charging exorbitant fees
Reports indicate that schools make up to 700% profit on uniform alone
Pioneers assembled in Makindye
Kenya secretary for foreign affairs Amina Mohammed accuses neighbouring countries of not supporting her bid
Over the years, the country has been rocked by the crimes of passion. Cases involving Godi, Nkurungira and Uwera Nsenga are some of the examples
A Police officer, Sabiiti, who killed his wife before shooting himself wrote a will two days before the incident
Sixteen people died yesterday when a commuter taxi and trailer collided near Najjembe on Kampala-Jinja highway
Museveni has recently appointed opposition politicians as ministers and envoys akin to the broad-based approach at the start of his regime in 1986
ISO boss' son Brian Bagyenda is accused of murdering his girlfriend Enid Twijukye
This is a summary of the stories you should not miss today
Former defence minister now reports to a PS
The Government has set up a commission to review electoral laws
The President has named Busoga king an envoy and sent former defence minister Crispus Kiyonga as envoy to China
Although Ugandans have opposed the presidential handshake on oil, they have always supported such handshakes extended to exceptional personalties
These are the major stories that will happen throughout the day
President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, to prevail upon officials who are wasting money on foreign trips
She will be in Uganda for about a week, in which she will also visit Jinja, Mandela National Stadium and Namugongo Martyrs’ Shrine in Wakiso district....
Many prisoners are not able to appear in court because the courts are very far from where they are imprisoned
Former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye today appeared in court in Nakawa and hearing of his case was set for February 27.
A lot of Prison land has been either grabbed by individuals or given out by the land board to private developers
MPs are probing the sh6b that was given to some government officials after winning the oil case.
The drivers are decrying exorbitant fees
On Saturday his family is holding a memorial service for him at his ancestral home
Kamya made the no-shoe call on New Year's Day
Mzee Erach promoted cooperatives in Lango
The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has closed Parliament indefinitely over deputy chief justice Steven Kavuma’s order on ‘presidential handshake’....
Petitioners want Eric Sabiti disciplined, order vacated
Former Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) Chief Gen. Katumba Wamala joined the army at the fall of Idi Amin’s regime in 1979
More witnesses expected to testify
Irked Akena relatives have forced Byanyima to exit court via the back door
FIFA referee Tomusange and Inzikuru were the first to be recognised
The want Kayihura to apologize to Nakasero
Uganda Cranes named best team of the continent
Poor ethics, low pay driving bankers into crime
Casual labourers want buses back down town
Four still in Nalufenya prison over murder of clerics
Lukwago on Kamya's letter blocking his sh563m in salary arrears
Dr. Joseph Sserwadda of the Born Again Church has called upon Government to introduce a national policy that will force all men to have Vasectomy as soon...
The Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura believes the country must be prepared to prevent any terror attacks.
Andrew Mwende, Mathew Kanyamunyu, Macdusman Kabega, Christopher Aine, Margaret Muhanga, Stella Nyanzi, Sudhir Ruparelia, Kato Lubwama, Denis Onyango,...
As Ugandans prepare to celebrate the highly anticipated New Year, the Inspector General of Police, General Kale Kayihura has released a number of stringent...
Extra 250, 000 pregnancies expected in 2017
On this year's Christmas Day, a total of 37 babies were born in the hospitals of Mulago, Nsambya and Kibuli.
Busia goes to war with cholera.
Christmas season is marred with poverty and high prices, the shilling has deteriorated sharply in recent months driving prices up in this import dominated...
Electoral colleges seals Trump election
There are 60,000 LC1s & 7,000 LC2s
2016 has surely been a year of concerts and as we come to the end of it, artists have given credit to Sheebah Karungi, saying her 'Nkwatako' concert was...
The much-anticipated event dubbed ‘5 Star Madness’ was well attended by top city comedy enthusiasts and comedians who thronged the venue by 6:00pm
'Nkuba Kyeyos' are common victims of real state dealers
No doubt that for many growing up, Father Christmas was seen as Christmas blessings and indeed gifts would be shared even before the actual day of the...
Refinery to spur petrochemical industries
Teddy Seezi Cheeye was publisher of Uganda Confidential. Was jailed over Global Fund cash
68% of the Ugandans have expressed the need for amendment of the constitution to restore the presidential term limits.
She needs to overcome her husband first
Some superficial analysts are trying to draw parallel lines between the 1966 attacks on the Buganda King’s palace by Col. Iddi Amin Dada and the 2016 storming...
"People have been misinformed about the disease. When they are told that they have the virus that causes the disease, others commit suicide...
Once praised by US President Barack Obama for its peaceful transfers of power, Ghana has come under fire amid reports of voter intimidation and questions...
As famine continues to ravage areas in Teso sub-region, the most affected is the education sector.
Dance depends on endangered plant and animal material
People’s income far below mortgage requirements
Democratic Party president, Norbert Mao has called for arrest of army and police commanders who ordered the Kasese shooting
This was after General. Jeje Odongo presented the government's statement on Kasese
Patients cannot take ARVs when hungry
Cheptoris was addressing a COP meet in Morocco
The sanitation of Bugembe health centre IV is worrying
As peace returns to Somalia because of the AMISOM efforts 8 MPs were elected to the lower house of Somalia.
Political interference affects DPP’S performance
Refugees cash transfers go into local economy
Clinton, Trump close in on final day; Uganda doctors rescue Somalis
Final day for Clinton, Trump; Ugandan doctors rescue Somalis; Dolwe, the biggest island in Uganda
The body of fallen UPDF officer Julius Oketta lies in state at Parliament
Uganda Communications Commission says some people are using whatsapp to try to cheat exams
The imbalu season sees many boys turning into men
Pictures of the president carrying jerrycans surprised and amused many people. Here is what motivated the president in doing this
The Uganda police was established in 1906 to entrench and protect the colonial administration.
Sand is used in making toothpaste, computers, mobile phones, detergents and glass.
Kato Kajubi is one of the victims of the thorough net.
Heart attacks were first heard in 1978 when the pope died. Ugandans spent a decade on diet without sugar. People are advised to watch their health
We demonstrate some of the cheating tactics schools use. Invigilators should be keen while supervising.
Resolution to have roads gazetted for evening markets reached. However, Kamya had earlier passed a directive to evict vendors
Cash already available in Gender ministry
Analysts say the proliferation of kingdoms and chiefdoms is a struggle for control of land in the fertile region.
The role of Phiona Mutesi was never meant for Madina Nalwanga. The director Mira Nair hoped for a bubbly girl
Bank of Uganda warns markets will double food prices soon
Women activists carried out peaceful walk to NWSC HQs
Tension among vendors was high this morning in down town Kampala after arcade traders gave them an ultimatum to vacate streets
Uganda Cup finals to be held on October 22
She beat other 20 contestants from other regions of the country
Inspectorate of Gov't special Investigations Directorate launched
Nalwanga will also be giving us the insight on her childhood life and how she got the role of Phiona Mutesi in the movie Queen of Katwe.
Museveni announced the revival of Uganda Airlines during the Independence Day celebrations on October 09, 2016.
Among others, church plans to set up its first commercial bank
Case continues to fail to commence due to lack of evidence
Deborah Alibu lobbied for NGOs funds to keep girls in school
Committee finds expired drugs in hospital's stores
Three vehicles including a Police truck got involved in an accident
Celebrations set for Friday in Katabi Sub-County, Wakiso
The force is faced with a huge manpower gap-Jeje Ondongo
Church of Uganda's Rev. Canon Diana Nkesiga joins cancer fight
Over 5000 women to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro over land rights
We're not about to give up on our fight for good governance - Muntu
Col. Kizza Besigye
Rdt. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye finally agrees to dialogue with gov't
The military has always played a central role in Uganda's state of affairs, sometimes negatively and for eight years, it directly ruled the country.
UNBS, Ministry of Agriculture sign MoU to curb fake seeds
MoH is set to roll out a test and treat policy next year
Coke studio season 4 kicks off this Saturday under the theme: Discover
Media practitioners don't see the agency
By law, only people above 55 can get their savings
As Uganda prepares to mark 54 years of Independence this Sunday, we look back at the men who have ruled this country and how they went about their terms...
Teachers fire back at NAPE over findings stating that they can't read and write
Besigye touched down at 8:10am, aboard Kenya Airways
Police gathered at Kololo Independence ground to celebrate 102 years
Besigye criticized the manner in which he was handled
President Museveni quotes UNRA looting to partially explain World Bank’s action
Sebaggala also made a big return from prison in America
Most pupils are neither literate nor numerate after Primary school
Uganda Police was set up in 1906 with 1,400 men
Police officers to get modern accommodation
Media houses warned against airing pornographic content
Parliament in conjunction with Presidential awards committee has decorated over 1000 legislators who have served in the House since Independence
MPs to get cars
Mother of four blames KCCA for destroying her business
Chinese key language in the business world
The World Bank has cut loans to Uganda. However the country has appealed over the cut.
Locals fight church leaders over illegal land evictions. Church leaders insist the land belongs to the church
About sh1.2 trillion has been set aside to implement policy
Response to the 5.7 magnitude earthquake is still slow
On many occasions, the demonstrators have brought pigs at Parliament with placards or painted with colours of the political parties represented in Parliament....
The festival to last two days this time around
The movie is based on the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl who found hope and a remarkable gift in playing chess.
Residents blame police for not helping to retrieve the bodies
The policy will address emotional, physical & social child development
Report dubbed Museveni's first 100 days unveiled by NGO Forum
Bugisu region tops the list of power theft
Women activists vow not to rest until their demands are met
Apala and Otyeno wake up to search for animal blood every day
Game centres to pay sh50m in taxes; restrict entry to minors
FDC officials arrested at Congo Embassy in Kampala
A suspected thief in Kalungu district went into a fellow resident’s banana plantation, cut the banana tree, but failed to remove the bunch. He reportedly...
When contacted, Jackson Omona, Kitgum LC5 chairman said he cannot respond to this issue since he is still in Kampala for a meeting.
“People who cannot take care of children should not give birth,” these are the not so kind words of a five year-old boy, Mahad, who was dumped by his father...
Family says the star was born with a terrible temper. Said to be breaking ranks with the Muyenga-based Swangz Avenue
40-year-old patient detained at IHK for defaulting on medical bills
The Muganda who dragged Kabaka to court
Uganda's Emmanuel Odama who introduced the US President Barack Obama studies Agricultural Science at Makerere University
Court allowed former FDC presidential candidate, Col. Kizza Besigye to leave the country despite facing treason charges
Felix Kulayigye commanded counter-insurgency against Joseph Kony
It was a happy moment for Nyombi and his newly wed wife; Angella Naggayi Thembo had waited for the last 17 years.
South African firm supports Kayoola bus project
They were ministers 50 years ago. They enjoyed life and are still partying. Meet them in our special bulletin on this site.
Stella Nyanzi is set to appear before the university appointments board on Friday for a final resolution to her terms of employment
Let's talk shoes
New system uses alphabet sounds to teach pupils pronunciation and spelling
Barbara Kigozi is a mother, a banker and renowned western theatre actress
Fruit growing can earn Uganda up to $1.17 trillion annually in exports
He died at the San Paolo hospital in Milan in northern Italy, where he had been being treated for cancer.
The Uganda Police have so far retrieved two bodies of Ugandans that were killed in the ongoing South Sudan conflicts
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Lack of policy frame work affects coffee tea farmers
Opposition leaders and civil society want debate on political reforms
Routine visit to bases in Southern Sudan
Counsellors demand strong laws to govern their profession