Dominic Ongwen guilty of war crimes- ICC.

By Kisakye Ann Mary Updated at 23:15 GMT on Thursday Feb 21 Child soldier-turned-Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen convicted by Netherlands-based court. The International Criminal Court has convicted a Ugandan child soldier-turned-Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Netherlands-based court on Thursday found Dominic Ongwen, 45, guilty of…

Biodiversity: Food ‘key driver’ of accelerating death of wildlife

EnvironmentBy Ajit Niranjan & E K Benj Updated at 22:27 GMT Wednesday, 3rd January 21 Eating more plants and less meat would take pressure off land needed to feed a growing world, according to a UN report. Experts say organic farming alone is not the answer. The way food is grown around the world threatens…

‘Soldiers in the house’ Vanguard of democracy or time bomb?

By Halima Athumani & E K Benj Updated at 14:27 GMT on Monday 1st Feb 21 BOMBO- The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces Council on Friday (29th Jan 21) elected new representatives to the 11th Parliament. In a meeting held at the Land Forces Headquarters in Bombo, the Commander-in-Chief of the UPDF H.E Gen (Rtd) Kaguta…

End of road: What happens to Vision Group without Robert Kabushenga?

By our reporter Updated at 17:59 GMT on Friday 29th January 21 KAMPALA- Vision Group’s Managing Director Robert Kabushenga has resigned. However according to various sources, he has been sacked by the board for poor performance with the influence of an upper hand which former State House Press Secretary Tamale Mirundi in the rest couple…

Uganda’s UBV-01N rejuvenates efforts on global Covid 19 cure.

By Alberto Mujeere Updated at 00:57 GMT on Thursday 28th January, 2021 KAMPALA. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said Uganda and Africa must work for self-reliance and avoid waiting for solutions from the West. Speaking yesterday(Wednesday) at Mulago National Referral Hospital at the launch of clinical trials for a home-grown Covid-19 treatment drug, Museveni said…

Dr Rumanzi Benita eyes Rukiga South Constituency 2026-2031

By E K Benj Updated at 12:08 AM on Saturday 24th January, 21 KABALE – Africa Population Institution Boss, Dr Rumanzi Benita Bushari has expressed interest to run for Member of Parliament for the proposed new Rukiga South Constituency in South Western Uganda. Speaking to HICGI News Agency, Dr Benita says the conviction to serve…

Joe Biden inauguration: new president sworn in amid Trump historical snub

By Katty Kay & E K Benj. Updated at 20:00 GMT on Wednesday 20th January, 21 WASHINGTON- Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president, ending one of the most dramatic political transitions in American history. “Democracy has prevailed,” he said after taking the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts.Outgoing…

Kamala Harris Sworn in as US first Female, Black Vice President.

By Megan Henney & E K Benj. Updated at 19:21GMT on Wednesday 20, Jan 21 WASHINGTON- Kamala Harris cemented her place in history on Wednesday, becoming the first woman, and the first woman of color, to be sworn in as the vice president of the United States. Harris, 56, the daughter of immigrants from India…