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Uganda’s growth forecast to go up- IMF

Uganda is expected to have a record growth of 6. 3 percent in the 2018/ 2019 fiscal year, up from 2018, according to the...

Rival parties play blame game after election delay

Rival parties have resumed campaigning following the electoral commission’s announcement – just six hours before voting was due to start on 16 February –...

Kaepernick reaches deal with NFL – Lawyer

Colin Kaepernick, one of the most visible players to protest against racial injustice during the U.S. national anthem, has resolved grievances with the National...

NRM CEC visits sugar factory in Nwoya

BENSON ONGOMMembers of the NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) today morning visited Bukona sugar factory and distillery in Nwoya as part of the follow...

Catholic Church commemorates 140 years in Uganda

When Catholicism was introduced in Uganda, two catholic missionaries Fr Simon Lourdel aka Mapeera and Bro. Delmas Amans were central. As pilgrims in their...

Nigeria poll delay angers Buhari, urges voters to turn out on Feb. 23

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has expressed stern misgivings about how presidential polls slated for last Saturday were postponed by the election body, INEC. Speaking...

People and Power: Diana Hope Nyago’s incredible journey as teacher and sports club president

Circumstances in one’s life are bound to shape character depending on whether ones faces hardship or ease.For a woman whose father passed when she...

Uganda Bikers’ Association joins fight against cancer

HAKIM KANYEREMembers of Uganda Bikers Association over the weekend vowed to intensify their fight against cancer in Uganda.The bikers made the vow in Jinja...

Zimbabwe politician convicted, fined $200 for violating electoral laws

Zimbabwe’s former finance minister and senior opposition politician Tendai Biti was on Monday convicted and fined $200 for unlawfully and falsely announcing the results...

Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers

Organizers of Pope Francis’ summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen survivor-activists who have come to Rome to...

Kasese: Two women arrested over kidnap of pupil

EDWARD MAKANIKAPolice in Kasese has arrested two women for allegedly kidnapping a six year old pupil at Margarita Demonstration School in Kasese town.The pupil,...

Expelled from Israel, stranded in Ethiopia: Headache of Niger man

A young Niger national is caught in the middle of a second country that is not his homeland. First deported from Israel and as...

China Seizes $1.5 Billion in Online Lending Crackdown

Chinese police have investigated 380 online lenders and frozen $1.5 billion in assets following an avalanche of scandals in the huge but lightly regulated...

DRC: What Kabila’s deal with Tshisekedi means for Africa and beyond

The African Union is the latest body to row back on election objectionsIt was the latest plaudit granted to Félix Tshisekedi after the Constitutional...

Burkina Faso: Former Prime Minister to contest 2020 poll

Former Burkinabe Prime Minister, Kadré Désiré Ouédraogo has announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election. Ouédraogo made the announcement to the applause of...

Opinion: Legal challenges faced by new businesses in Uganda

By Silver Kayondo Ugandan businesses face a number of legal challenges that hinder their growth and lead to the high mortality rate of SMEs....

Just like 2016 during polls, we will again switch off internet – UCC’s Nyombi...

Just like the case was during the 2016 polls, former Minister for ICT, George William Nyombi Thembo has said government will again switch off...

Lt Gen Elwelu cautions UPDF against laxity in war against Al-Shabab

The UPDF Commander of Land Forces, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu, has said Uganda is concern about the welfare of troops in the Mission area...

SK Mbuga wife’s Vivian arrested in Muyenga, faces extradition

By Salmah NamwanjeThe Uganda Police Force have confirmed the arrest of Vivian Chebet the wife to SK Mbuga over charges of money laundering. Vivian...

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