President Museveni, First Lady pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

By Dorothy Nagitta & Arthur Arnold Wadero President Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni yesterday paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Kampala. The duo was received by Ms Kate Airey, the British High Commissioner. Mr Museveni extended his sympathies to the royal family and the British people. “On…

UAE ambassador to Iran to return, 6 years after relations severed

It has been more than six years since the Gulf Arab state downgraded ties with Iran after Saudi diplomatic missions attacked by protesters. The United Arab Emirates says its ambassador to Iran, Saif Mohammed Al Zaabi, would return to Tehran “in coming days”, more than six years after the Gulf Arab state downgraded ties with…

Jamaica calls for increased collaboration with Uganda

The Honorary Consul of Jamaica to Uganda Mr Michael Idusso has called for increased cooperation between Uganda and Jamaica in the areas of academia, sports, tourism and trade. He was speaking over the weekend to mark Jamaica’s diamond jubilee celebrations at the Honorary Consulate of Jamaica’s residence in Uganda that was attended by members of…

President Xi warns Joe Biden against ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan

Two hour call between the two leaders comes amid escalating tensions over a potential Taiwan visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned his US counterpart Joe Biden against “playing with fire” over Taiwan, as the pair held their fifth call as leaders at a time of simmering economic and…

US to Redeploy in Somalia – White House Agrees with Pentagon

President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday. The move reverses an order from Biden’s predecessor Donald Trump, who in late 2020 pulled nearly all US forces from the Horn of African nation…

End of Conflict -Rwanda to reopen border with Uganda this month

Updated at 0530 EAT on Friday 28th January 2021 Rwanda government has said it will reopen its border with Uganda this month as it seeks to ease tension between the two neighboring countries.A statement tweeted by the state-affiliated Rwanda Broadcasting Agency and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation indicated that Gatuna/Katuna and other land…

EU Ambassador, VP, KCCA ED & UNRA Boss join at Commissioning of Northern Bypass.

HICGI News Agency – Updated at 0044 EAT on Tuesday 25th January 2022 Uganda’s Vice President H.E Major Jessica Alupo on Sunday officiated at the opening of Kampala Northern Bypass Expansion project. She congratulated Uganda National Roads Authority- UNRA for the successful completion of all the roads so far, and appreciated them for inviting her…