Uganda

Uganda: Seventh Woman Murdered in Entebbe

Barely a week after the murder of one Sarah Nakajjo, in Nkumba Bufulu, residents of neighbouring Kasenyi were left in shock last evening, after the …

Crime

Why Uganda Has Two Eclipse Monuments

The East African country may be the eclipse monument capital of the world.<p>Solar eclipse events are transient by their very nature, so permanent …

Culture

HIV Prevalance Higher in Women Than Men - Latest Uganda Report

HIV Prevalance Higher in Women Than Men - Latest Uganda ReportThe Uganda Population HIV Impact assessment survey - released by the ministry of health …

HIV

HIV-AIDS Cure News Update 2017: Researchers Launch Injectable Treatment Trials in Uganda

Scientists at Uganda's Makerere University are marking another milestone in the search for an effective HIV-AIDS treatment. The researchers are set …

Medicine

A Ugandan program is helping students with disabilities succeed

<i>Story and photos by Rebecca Rwakabukoza.</i><p>While schools in Uganda are increasingly expanding to attract more learners, expansion often means buildings …

Education

Uganda Railways Corporation Back in September

A Uganda Railways locomotive.<p>Uganda Railways Corporation, the company which operated rail transport in the country until the government passed its …

Africa

His Comment On Instagram Lit Their Love Flame

[Monitor] When Linda Rui posted a photograph of herself wearing an African print red dress on Instagram back in 2015, it attracted numerous likes and …

Environmentalists concerned about Uganda palm oil project

An estimated 3,600 hectare of forest land has been destroyed in Uganda in recent years as part of a project to produce palm oil in Uganda.

Iran

Uganda: Travellers Stop Journeys to Kenya Amid Fears of Violence

(Photo: Jeff Angote/The Nation)KampalaUgandans weary of eventualities in Kenya have cut down bus travels to Nairobi, travel companies told Daily …

Africa

'In Uganda, all of us - Jews, Muslims and Christians - are friends'

A young Ugandan Jew says his stay in Israel was perfect – except for the hummus; life is easier in Italy, says an Israeli couple returning home after …

East Africa

Uganda: Kampala Floods After Downpour

RESOURCE: Kampala Floods After Heavy DownpourParts of Kampala city and its neighbourhood were left flooded this afternoon after a downpour that …

Floods

Uganda Picks GE for Group to Develop Oil Refinery Project

Uganda chose a group including General Electric Co. to build and operate a 60,000-barrel-a-day refinery that will process crude from fields being …

Business

Uganda says agrees terms with consortium to build oil refinery

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda said on Monday it had agreed preliminary terms with a consortium of investors including General Electric to build and operate the country's first oil refinery, reviving a much-delayed project.<p>Government geologists estimate Uganda's oil reserves at 6.5 billion barrels, of …

Oil

SA ranks 12th for sun-seeking expats, but 51st overall

Malta‚ Costa Rica, Cyprus‚ Morocco and Spain are the top five countries of choice for sun-loving expatriates. Uganda is the only African country to …

Malta

Hipster Demand for Fancy Coffee Is Really Helping Africa’s Farmers

People who sell high-end coffee often promote their ties to the people who actually grow it. You’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s mostly a …

Coffee

CELEB CONFESSIONS: The gorgeous Cindy Sanyu on life after Blu 3

Showbiz<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 2/8/2017<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Do you remember the once sensational East African girl band from …

Relationships

Uganda's colonial-style dress code

Uganda's new dress code for civil servants is another "decency" campaign aiming to control women's bodies.<p>In July, the Ugandan government released a circular from the Ministry of Public Service that imposed a stricter dress code for male and female public servants.<p>Under these guidelines, men may …

Women's News

Uganda: Former Political Party Chairman Edward Rurangaranga Dies

[Monitor] Former Uganda People's Congress (UPC) Party National Chairman Rtd Major Edward Rurangaranga has died.

East Africa

Uganda Struggles to Cope with Influx of Refugees

Uganda is struggling to secure the help it needs to care for those forced across the border from South Sudan by war and hunger.<p>New arrival refugees …

Africa

Earthquake strikes southwestern Uganda: USGS

(Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 struck 105 km west-northwest of Mbarara in southwestern Uganda, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday.<p>The USGS said the quake was at a depth of 10 km.<p>(Reporting by Jane Merriman)

Earthquakes

Family struggling to bring home body of woman found dead in Africa

The woman had been volunteering in Uganda when she died in June, and her family still don't know what happened.

Australian News

Uganda: Man 'Shoots Girlfriend in Front of Family Members'

[Monitor] Shock and grief engulfed residents of Buwama zone in Makindye division, Kampala on Thursday when a man shot dead his girlfriend during …

East Africa

Uganda: Attorney General Byaruhanga Faints in London

[Monitor] Kampala -The Attorney General (AG), Mr William Byaruhanga, was taken ill and fainted briefly at his hotel during a recent working visit to …

International Court of Justice

Uganda: Paying Uganda Farmers Not to Cut Down Trees Halved Deforestation - Study

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Uganda between 2005 and 2010 had one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world

Climate

Uganda: MP Granted Bail But Still in Jail On New Charges

[Monitor] Jinja -High Court in Jinja on Thursday granted bail to Ruhinda Member of Parliament, Rtd Capt. Donozio Kahonda.

Law

Uganda: Student Sues School Over Rape

[Monitor] Kampala -A female student has sued a school seeking Shs100m in compensation for rape that robbed her of her virginity.

Education

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Plug Uganda’s Deficit in Infrastructure Finance

<b>KAMPALA, July 25, 2017 -</b> Public–private partnerships possess the potential to help Uganda raise the money it needs to fund investment in its …

Economics

Refugees finding new homes in Uganda

Our plane landed on an almost dirt airstrip, precariously carved out from among the bushes in Uganda’s northern District of Adjumani, which has a …

International Development

IMF sees oil making up as much as 4 percent of battered Uganda economy

LONDON (Reuters) - Uganda's new-found oil reserves may account for as much as 4 percent of its economy annually in coming years if managed well, the International Monetary Fund's country chief says.<p>IMF Mission Chief for Uganda Axel Schimmelpfennig writes in a blog post that the country also needs …

Business

Football coach ran 115 miles to help build school for 150 pupils in Uganda

A FOOTBALL coach is on a mission to inspire people to help those less fortunate than themselves.<p>Krishnan Patel spent a month volunteering in the …

Manchester