Ugandans mourn Dr Kisamba Mugerwa

By Desire Ninsiima Updated at 11:49 GMT on Saturday 09th January, 21 KAMPALA- Former minister Wilberforce Kisamba-Mugerwa passed away on Thursday after a brief battle with COVID-19. Family sources noted that Mugerwa who was an agricultural economist, politician, academic, and chairman of the Uganda Microfinance Support Centre passed away on Thursday afternoon at Mulago National…

UPDF Terehe sita 40th Anniversary celebrations extend to KCCA and nationwide.

By Desire Ninsiima Updated at 6:22 PM GMT on Friday, 1st January 20 KAMPALA – Yesterday, the Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF launched the 40th Tarehe Sita Anniversary celebrations at Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) with a tree planting ceremony. The UPDF is dedicating a month of activities in addressing city sanitation and hygiene challenges….

Culton Scovia and more Ugandan Journalists arrested.

By Heather M Asher Updated at 1:53 PM GMT on Thursday, 31st December 20 KALANGALA- What began as usual deployment for several Ugandan journalists yesterday to cover presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine for his scheduled campaigns in Kalangala island turned out a nightmare. Daily Monitor’s Derrick Wandera and BBS television’s Culton Scovia Nakamya…

United Nations in Uganda Launches new Website.

Kampala, Uganda – By E K Benj The UN Resident Coordinator in Uganda, H.E. Rosa Malango has launched the new website of the United Nations system in Uganda. (www.uganda.un.org) The new website was launched during the National Commemoration of Human Rights Day and conclusion of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence at Mestil…

Uganda ranked 3rd country with best coffee.

Kampala, Uganda – By Desire Ninsiima Uganda coffee was ranked 3rd best in the world behind Ethiopia and Kenya by professional coffee tasters in a survey of the top 16 coffee-growing countries in the world. The coffee tasters graded 1,229 coffees from around the world that was harvested from 2010 to 2018 with the top…

Stake holders in St. Balikudembe Market resort to Dialogue with Government.

Kampala, Uganda – By E. K Benj. Following a tense engagement with a team from the Central Government led by Kampala Minister Hon Betty Amongi yesterday (Saturday 14th Nov 2020), local leaders requested for dialogue over Kampala take over by KCCA. The prolonged engagement took place at Nakivubo Blue Primary School in the capital attended…