Museveni, six other African heads in DR Congo to mull 2013 peace accord

By Adam Bukenya updated at 0010 EAT Seven African heads of state gathered in Kinshasa on Thursday to assess a 2013 agreement aimed at cementing peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s violence-torn east and the Great Lakes region.The Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework aims at fostering efforts to stabilise the region. Millions of people…

Author Kakwenza arrives in Germany.

By Adam Bukenya Updated at 1136 EAT What you need to know: Rukirabashaija, 33, slipped out of Uganda two weeks ago — after a court denied his application to have his passport returned — ahead of a criminal trial that was due to begin today. Award-winning Ugandan author who fled the country after being charged…

Uganda drops Covid testing for Travellers

By Adam Bukenya Updated on Wednesday 16th February 2022 at 1417 EAT. What you need to know: Gen Katumba said Uganda’s decision was in line with a position taken by East African Community member states. Uganda is dropping mandatory Covid-19 testing for outbound passengers and arrivals, two Cabinet ministers separately confirmed yesterday. Works minister Gen…

Uganda Police kills several suspects after bombings in the Capital Kampala

By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 0910 EAT on 23 November 2021. Police say security forces have killed seven suspects and detained 106 people during operations linked to bombings in Kampala. Uganda Police have said that seven suspects were killed and 106 people detained during operations by the security services linked to three suicide bombings…

UN in Uganda extends programme criticality to missions from abroad.

Kampala, By our reporter. United Nations- UN in Uganda has released a statement following media reports that the body has stopped staff from travelling to Uganda. In a statement UN- Uganda says it remains committed to sustaining its operations in support of the national vision 2040 and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)….

Kyabazinga hosts Kisaka at Budhumbula Palace.

Busoga, Uganda – By our reporter The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director Kisaka Dorothy has today (Saturday 21 November 2020 ) paid a courtesy visit to the Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Gabula Nadiope IV on his call at the Budhumbula Palace in Kamuli district. Kisaka, a daughter of the soil from the late…

Bring Big Birds- Deputy IGG

Kampala, Uganda – By our reporter. Uganda’s Deputy Inspector General of Government, George Bamugemereire, has asked government institutions to establish firm local complaints handling process to quicken service delivery to citizens.He said this during a meeting with the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority, Dorothy Kitaka, on Thursday. She had paid him a courtesy…