Uganda Cranes Players, Fans excited as Coach Micho Returns

By E K Benj Updated at 0132 GMT on Thursday 29th July 2021 KAMPALA- Fufa on Tuesday announced the appointment of Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojević as Ugandan Cranes head coach. The Serbian returns for his second stint on a 3-year contract and fans have taken social media to react to his re-appointment as Uganda Cranes head…

Surfing makes long-awaited Olympics debut at Tokyo 2020

Brazil’s Italo Ferreira and the US’s Carissa Moore emerge victorious in the first surfing heats at the Tokyo Games. Updated at 2253 GNT on 25 July 2021 Under blue skies and a blazing sun, surfing has made its Olympic debut on Sunday, more than a century after Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku first pushed for its inclusion…

Lucy Nakyobe’s Husband Passes on

State House Uganda is mourning the demise of Prof. Anthony Kabanza Mbonye, husband to Lucy Nakyobe Mbonye, the outgoing Statehouse comptroller. By our reporter Updated at 1105 GMT on Sunday 25th July 2021 KAMPALA- The former director general Health Services died Sunday morning, according to statement from State House. “We regret to announce the passing…

Uganda Seals Deal to Manufacture Buses

By E K Benj – Updated at 0848 GMT on Friday 23rd July 2021 STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: Kampala Capital City Authority and the METU bus industries have finalized plans for the company to assemble and manufacture buses to ease transport needs in the greater Kampala Metropolitan Area (GKMA). “The idea of producing buses and trains…

Norway suspends deportation of rejected asylum seekers to Afghanistan

By Frazer NorwellUpdated at 1226 GMT on 21 July 2021     The UDI and UNE has suspended deportations to Afghanistan. Photo by Tingey Injury Law Firm on Unsplash The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) and Immigration Appeal Board (UNE) said on Wednesday it would stop forced returns to Afghanistan due to the deteriorating security situation in the country….

Virgin Galactic: Sir Richard Branson 17 Year Project to Space.

Billionaire Sir Richard Branson has successfully reached the edge of space on board his Virgin Galactic rocket plane. By Jonathan Amos, E K Benj & Paul Rincon The UK entrepreneur flew high above New Mexico in the US in the vehicle that his company has been developing for 17 years. The trip was, he said,…

Indian Women Association of UG Boss eulogised – Special Tribute

By Agrey Wagodo Updated at 1920 GMT on Friday 16th July 2021 Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA has eulogised fallen Chairperson of The Indian Women Association of Uganda Suman Venkatesh. In a statement released, KCCA said “We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of our Dear friend, Suman Venkatesh” KCCA added…

Kitante Market under Construction

By Prossy S Will KAMPALA- Updated on Wednesday 14, July 2021 Kampala Capital City Authority – KCCA has inspected the process of construction work of Kitante Market. In a statement released on Monday, KCCA said Phase 1 of the construction of the Market is complete. This phase includes foundation, retaining & boundary walls and 5…