Family, faithful eulogise Lwanga

The family of the late Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, the Archbishop of Kampala, and Christians yesterday paid a glowing tribute to a man they said was both the spiritual director and the head of the family, saying “his death has created a huge vacuum in the family” . Led by Lwanga’s younger sister Rose Lukwago, […]

Chinese Ambassador Zheng bids farewell to Uganda

The outgoing Ambassador of The People’s Republic of China to Uganda, H.E Zheng Zhuqiang, yesterday morning paid a farewell courtesy call on Hon. Henry Okello ORYEM, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Cooperation. Ambassador Zhuqiang whose four-year tour of duty has come to an end, expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Foreign […]

Four seized over killing six lions at Queen Elizabeth NP

Following the killing by suspected poisoning of six lions on Friday in, the Ishasha sector in Southwestern Uganda, security has seized four suspects. On Monday, UWA announced they had placed a shs10 million bounty for anyone with information leading to the arrest of the killers of the treasured animals. However, according to the UWA spokesperson, […]

Magufuli was a dedicated leader- Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has praised his deceased counterpart from Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli saying he was a dedicated leader and that Africa has lost him. Magufuli, 61, was pronounced dead on Wednesday evening due to heart complications at a hospital in Dar es Salaam. In his condolence message, Museveni said the death is a great […]

Tanzanian’s mourn Magufuli; His body will be buried this Friday

Tanzanians yesterday thronged streets to catch a glimpse at the casket of their President John Pombe Magufuli who passed on, on March 17, in a Dar es Salaam hospital. His body will be laid to rest this Friday. Magufuli has been honored and praised for mostly fighting corruption and has expressed it that it is […]

Commonwealth Secretary General asks Uganda to support women and girls

The Secretary General- Commonwealth Secretariat, Rt Hon Patricia Scotland has asked the Ugandan government to increase funding of the Social Development Sector since the investments would directly benefit women and girls and consequently reduce the dependency syndrome. Scotland implored Uganda to emulate the United Kingdom, which she said had decreased the cost of dealing with […]

Tanzania’s Samia to make history as first female president

Samia Suluhu Hassan is a soft-spoken, Muslim woman thrust from the obscure role of vice president to become Tanzania’s first female leader after John Magufuli’s sudden death. Under the constitution Hassan, the country’s 61-year-old vice president, will serve the remainder of Magufuli’s second five-year term, which does not expire until 2025. A former office clerk […]

Uganda Pledges Continued Support and Commitment to the Commonwealth

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Sam K. Kutesa  today afternoon received and held discussions with Rt Hon. Patricia Scotland , the Secretary-General of The Commonwealth who is in Uganda for a working visit. Hon. Kutesa warmly welcomed the Secretary-General, whose last visit to Uganda was in May 2019 and expressed Uganda’s support for the […]

MPs probe ownership of 460 Asians properties in Uganda

Parliament is investigating suspected fraud syndicate in acquisition of 460 Departed Asians Properties after a list of the properties released by Bank of Uganda showed that government duly compensated owners in 1976 but some of the assets have been dubiously acquired or repossessed by private individuals. The Asians were expelled by President Idi Amin in […]

CJ tells Bobi lawyers to renew practicing certificates, adjourns petition hearing to Friday

The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing of an application in which the runner-up in the January 14 presidential elections, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, seeks to formally withdraw the petition against president-elect, Yoweri Museveni. Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo who is leading the panel of nine judges, was forced to adjourned the scheduled hearing to […]