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Uganda-Egypt sign military cooperation pact

Uganda and Egypt on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen military cooperation. The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs Headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala. A statement released by Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces Deputy Spokesperson Lt Col Deo Akiiki reads in part: “Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs […]

ICT support initiative should be commended for investing in Uganda’s Technological Innovation

Having missed the first, second and third revolutions like many African countries, the government of Uganda under the able leadership of president Museveni decided that it cannot afford to miss the fourth revolution of Information Technology. Higher institutions of learning like Makerere University (MUK) opened up a dedicated College of Computing and Information Sciences, Mbarara […]

Sudan: The Wars That Shaped General Bashir, Museveni Relations

The late 1920s witnessed the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, whose ideology would later shape the politics of the Middle East and North Africa. Proponents of Muslim Brotherhood championed the idea of a theocratic state. The idea was since most African states had witnessed oppression and exploitation during colonialism, there was need to return to […]

AFCON 2019: Uganda pitted against hosts Egypt, DRC in group A

Uganda has been drawn against hosts Egypt in group A of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations set for June. The draws held at the Giza city overlooking the pyramids on Friday evening also saw Democratic Republic of Congo and Zimbabwe put in the same group with Uganda. Egypt are the most successful national […]

Uganda receives five ambulances to help in monitoring Ebola high risk districts

Additional reporting by Lydia Nabawanda Uganda has received five ambulances from the World Food Program (WFP) to help monitor districts at high risk of Ebola outbreak. The ambulances were handed over to the Ministry of Health by the newly appointed British High Commissioner to Uganda Peter West. They were received by the Minister of Health […]

Smoking shisha causing rampant strikes in Universities- Police

The Uganda Police under the Narcotics department have claimed that the recent rampant strikes in Universities is directly corresponding to the high rates of shisha smoking among university students and the youth. Detective Assistant Commissioner of Police, Halima Namatovu made the statements while addressing over 100 youth that had gathered at Centenary Park, in Kampala. […]

I’m still packed for hard shots – Awilo

Lingala time: Celebrated Congolese artiste Awilo Longomba will be in concert in Kampala tonight and in Arua on Sunday, returning to the country almost 10 years later, writes Jacobs O. Seaman.Awilo Longomba will be exactly a month shy of his 57th birthd...

South African TV star Uyanda Mbuli to host a show in East Africa

By Paul Waiswa After taking months off air, South African TV host Uyanda Mbuli has announced that she is making a TV comeback. However, she has revealed to her fans based in SA that the show will not be on the home based TV screens (South African screens), she is set to display her talent […]

Police Breaks Silence On Kidnapped Tourists

By Website writer Uganda Police has said that they actively pursuing the unknown gunmen that kidnapped a Ugandan driver and an American tourist in queen Elizabeth National Park yesterday. In a letter signed by deputy spokesperson of Uganda Police, Polly Namaye, the unknown gunmen put the tourists on gun point, and grabbed two out of […]