Uganda

d.light solar launches a first of its kind solar powered TV in Uganda

d.light Solar, a solar powdered solutions provider has today launched a ground breaking solar television- X850, the first of its kind in …

Clean Energy

Amajita set for Egypt rematch

South Africa will face North African guest nation Egypt in a rematch of their final Group B encounter, which they <b>won 2-1</b> on Monday afternoon, while …

East Africa

Uganda/Ethiopia:After a 1-1 Draw With National Team, Uganda Cruise to Cecafa Semis

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian national football team finished level at 1-1 in their CECAFA Cup decisive third match on Sunday against the …

FIFA

Uganda controls deadly Marburg fever outbreak, WHO says

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The World Health Organization says Uganda has successfully controlled a deadly outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, an …

Disease

Libya, Italy to join forces against people traffickers

Italy and Libya will set up a joint commission in a bid to fight back against people traffickers and tackle the problem of illegal migration, the …

East Africa

Uganda declares end of deadly Marburg outbreak

Uganda declares end of deadly Marburg outbreak<p>Photo taken on Nov. 18, 2017 shows a poster of the Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) at a shop in Kween …

Disease

Uganda: Australia Hails Refugee Policy As Ambassador Presents Credentials

Professor Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda presented her Letters of Credence to the Governor General of Australia Sir Peter Cosgrove.<p>Canberra, Australia | …

World Leaders

Antenatal care in Uganda – not a women’s only affair

Couples first. That’s the policy that clinics in Uganda have adopted to encourage fathers to accompany expectant mothers for their check-ups. Women …

World News

Dozens of Ugandan troops to be withdrawn from Somalia duty

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's military says it has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from peacekeeping duty in Somalia.<p>Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, deputy spokesman for the Ugandan military, said Thursday that 281 troops will leave Somalia by Dec. 31.<p>Akiiki said that under an agreement between the …

World News

Queens Community Improvement Nonprofit Goes Global

Project Petals started as a local nonprofit to revitalize Jamaica. Now it's launching a similar program overseas in Uganda, Africa.<p>JAMAICA, QUEENS -- …

New York City

Toolbox to connect journalists, researchers goes online

A health toolbox to connect African journalists to researchers, including the wider science journalism community, fast and on demand, is now …

East Africa

UT grad launches nonprofit to empower Ugandan women

- A young woman is helping make female entrepreneurship a reality in Uganda through her nonprofit jewelry line.<p>Loren Thomas, 24, grew up in Houston …

Giving Tuesday

Welcome to eco@africa

On eco@africa, we meet some charismatic cats in Uganda, the people turning poop into energy in Kenya and Tanzanians transforming plastic waste into …

World News

Journalists detained by Uganda charged with treason, police say

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Eight managers and editors of a daily newspaper arrested this week have been charged with treason, Ugandan police said on Thursday.<p>Police raided the Red Pepper, Uganda's leading tabloid, late on Tuesday and detained the journalists, whom they accused of publishing a false story …

World News

8 staffers at Ugandan newspaper face treason charges

Kampala, Uganda - Ugandan police are holding eight media workers on treason and other charges for a report saying Uganda is planning to overthrow the …

Africa

UWA recovers 2.1 tonnes of ivory

Some of these efforts have suffered a setback caused by some of the Authorities officials who have been found aiding the trade or trying to steal the …

Wildlife

Uganda: Museveni Okays Construction of Hoima Oil and Gas Institute

Entebbe — President Museveni has offered land to Chinese investors to build an oil and gas vocational institute in Hoima Industrial Park to train …

Africa

Uganda police say raid newspaper, detain staff over article about president

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan police raided the office of a local newspaper, detaining staff and confiscating equipment on allegations it had published an inaccurate story, the paper's lawyer and police said on Wednesday.<p>The day before the Tuesday evening raid, Red Pepper, Uganda's leading tabloid, …

Africa

Uganda - Burundi Preview: Champions target positive start

Champions Uganda Cranes eye positive start as Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup enters second day in Kenya<p>The defending champions Uganda will come into the match as favorites as compared to the Swallows of Burundi.<p>With the quality in the team, the Cranes are definitely going to give their best and retain …

Soccer

Uganda: Zimbabwe Is Not Uganda - but Real Leaders Should Know When to Quit!

Zimbabwe on map<p>opinion<p>On a Sunday night several years ago, I drove past one of Kampala's popular night hangouts, Kisementi.<p>I was surprised to see …

Africa

Uganda 0-0 Burundi: Cup Champions forced to a stalemate

Uganda Cranes started their campaign to defend the title on a low note after being held to a barren draw by the Swallows<p>Uganda started their Cecafa campaign with a 0-0 draw against Burundi in a match played on Monday.<p>Uganda started the match better, putting their opponents at bay, with <b>Jonathan</b> …

Soccer

Feature: Ugandan youths get jobs, skills from Chinese companies

Feature: Ugandan youths get jobs, skills from Chinese companies<p>A Chinese worker (R) works closely with an Ugandan worker at the construction site of …

News (China)

The problem with Zionism: Israel was born in the Holy Land, not Uganda

The growing crowding of God’s neighborhood, including by supposedly secular individuals — such as Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid,...<p>Want to enjoy …

East Africa

Defence Force Sends Peacekeeping Team to Sudan

[Monitor] Jinja -A 106-man contingent of Uganda Peoples Defence Forces, police and civilians has left for Sudan under the Joint Security …

Peace

'Rwanda and Uganda Ties Solid'

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that "bilateral ties between Uganda and Rwanda remain solid" as they …

Africa

Zimbabwe: Good luck, Grace

It was Grace who persuaded Robert Mugabe to sack two vice-presidents in a row in order to take the job herself. This is what triggered the army’s …

Africa

Electricity imports from Uganda triple to Sh3.5bn

An enhanced cross-border pact and drought force country to pay steeply for power

Renewable Energy

The Best mobile Unlimited Data Plan in Uganda

We’ve been here before — with the never-ending argument that most of the mobile network operators are not actually giving us unlimited internet. …

Phones

31 Bits Goods

After a life changing trip to Uganda nine years ago, three college friends set out on a mission to make changes in the world through their love of …

East Africa

Ugandan to work with Beyoncé

<b>Uganda has so many things to be proud of and one of them is acting. Over the years we have had very good actors and actresses on international stage</b> …

East Africa