Uganda

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 04:57:33 GMT
How Buganda Clan Heads Sparked Diplomatic Concern
[Nile Post] The recent preventive arrest of five Buganda clan heads (Abataka) in Namibia has raised significant concerns regarding diplomatic relations and the medical privacy of Kabaka Ronald Mwenda Mutebi II.

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 04:27:36 GMT
TotalEnergies Oil Project 'Devastating' for Ugandan National Park, NGO Says
[RFI] Production has yet to begin, but TotalEnergies' controversial East African oil project is already taking a dire environmental toll in Uganda's largest national parks, a leading conservationist group said Friday.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 13:59:43 GMT
Measles Outbreak Confirmed in Kanungu
[Nile Post] An outbreak of measles has been confirmed in the southwestern district of Kanungu.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 09:42:56 GMT
Police and Opposition National Unity Platform Agree on 'Mobilization' Guide
[Nile Post] The agreement was reached after top NUP leaders met with police leadership

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 12:30:47 GMT
Uganda Baati Expands Market Presence With New Luwero Showroom
[Independent (Kampala)] Luwero, Uganda -- Uganda Baati Limited has opened a new showroom in Luwero District. Officials have said the expansion marks the company's 14th showroom nationwide and reinforces its commitment to providing accessible, high-qu...

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:49 GMT
Prominent Kyotera Coffee Farmer Found Dead
[Nile Post] Residents of Byangiri in Nakatoogo Parish, Nabigasa Sub-county, Kyotera District are in shock and fear after the body of Polofi Tamale, a prominent coffee farmer, was found in his coffee estate.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:49 GMT
UPDF Recruits 83 in Elgon Sub-Region As First Phase Ends
[Nile Post] The UPDF has successfully recruited 83 applicants from Sironko and Bulambuli districts, marking the conclusion of the first phase of a national recruitment exercise in the Elgon Sub-region.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:49 GMT
Petroleum Authority Reassures On Steps to Mitigate Oil Spill
[Nile Post] Oil spills can happen any place where oil is being extracted, transported, or stored.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:49 GMT
Youths Challenged to Take Up Opportunities in Uganda's Oil and Gas Sector
[Nile Post] Ugandan youth have been urged to harness the numerous opportunities in the oil and as and

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:49 GMT
Mukono Residents Block 'Akon City' Land Surveyors
[Nile Post] The planned boundary opening of disputed land in Mpunge Sub-county, Mukono District, flopped on Thursday after angry residents turned up in big numbers and resisted the process.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:48 GMT
Youth Arrested With Fake Academic Papers in Tororo Army Recruitment
[Nile Post] A youth from Merikit Sub-county in Tororo District was arrested by the army on Thursday as hundreds gathered for UPDF recruitment.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:48 GMT
Tororo Fails to Meet Quota in UPDF Recruitment Drive
[Nile Post] As UPDF kicks off the exercise of recruiting it's junior officers in Bukedi South, the force is challenged by the readiness of districts to take up the opportunity.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:47 GMT
UWEC Explains Shs10bn Lion Breeding Program
[Nile Post] The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Centre (UWEC) has cleared the air on their proposal to get Shs10 billion for lion breeding.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:47 GMT
Coffee Sector Moves to Fulfill New EU Export Regulations
[Nile Post] The Ugandan coffee sector has started preparing itself to fulfill the new European Union regulations on coffee set to take effect on July, 1, 2025.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 08:05:46 GMT
Emyooga Cash Filling Nets for Munyonyo Fishing Community
[Nile Post] Emyooga beneficiaries in Munyonyo have defied the odds of urban poverty by utilising the funds to enhance their household income.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 04:45:51 GMT
Lions in a Uganda Park Make a Perilous Journey Across a 1.5km Stretch of Water - Study Suggests the Drive Is to Find Mates
[The Conversation Africa] Domestic cats will do almost anything to avoid contact with water. Not so for their wild cousins, though. Lions, tigers and jaguars have had to adapt to water and sometimes take the plunge for survival.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 15:08:45 GMT
Supreme Court to Rule On Kazinda Case
[Nile Post] The Supreme Court has announced that it will deliver its judgement on notice in a case where jailed former principal Accountant in the OPM Geoffrey Kazinda seeks to leave prison following a Constitutional Court order that ruled that his m...

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 04:57:18 GMT
Who Is Wilberforce Sserunkuma, the Newly-Promoted Brigadier-General?
[Nile Post] Colonel Wilberforce Sserunkuma was on July 10 promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General. But who is Wilberforce Sserunkuma?

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 06:43:35 GMT
Bobi Wine Condemns Detention of TikToker Remanded for Insulting Museveni
[Nile Post] The leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP), Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, has condemned the detention of a TikToker facing six years in prison for allegedly insulting President Museveni, his wife, and his son.

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 04:45:55 GMT
Access to Justice? As Public Trust in Courts Declines, Many Ugandans Have Their Doubts
[Afrobarometer] Only half of citizens feel confident that ordinary people can obtain justice in the courts.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 15:15:47 GMT
Raising Awareness for Aid and Health Care - Nuns Serving in Rural Areas of the Country
[Agenzia Fides] Kasese -- Due to poverty and the resulting inability to pay for medical services, in rural areas of the country access to health facilities and doctors is very limited and residents end up dying easily treatable diseases. Hence the id...

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 15:09:50 GMT
Two Police Officers Arrested Over Death of a Suspect
[Nile Post] Police in Buwenge township of Jinja have arrested two of their own over the death of suspect.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 09:54:40 GMT
Ugandan TikToker Jailed for Videos Targeting President
[Daily Trust] A Ugandan TikToker was condemned Wednesday to six years in prison for spreading "misleading and malicious" information after he insulted President Yoweri Museveni, his wife, and their son.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 06:40:50 GMT
RDC Warns Kikuube Politicians Against Claiming Witch-Hunt to Escape Corruption Probe
[Nile Post] The Kikuube Resident District Commissioner Amlan Tumusiime has warned politicians against claiming witch-hunt whenever they are arrested over corruption.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 04:57:17 GMT
Govt Clarifies Citizenship Laws
[Nile Post] The Ministry of Internal Affairs has clarified the requirements for obtaining Ugandan citizenship by birth and naturalisation, in accordance with the 1995 Constitution of Uganda.

Wed, 10 Jul 2024 08:44:10 GMT
Climate Crisis Budgets a 'Stab in the Back' - Activists
[Nile Post] The Environment Shield, a civic environmental conservation organisation, has expressed dissatisfaction with the limited funding allocated to combat climate change and protect nature and vulnerable communities in the FY 2024/2025.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 07:13:52 GMT
Katanga Case - Defence Lawyer Pin Witness On Call Data Discrepancies
[Nile Post] The ongoing trial in the murder of Kampala businessman Henry Katanga on Wednesday , took a dramatic twist after discrepancies in call data records raised questions about the credibility of the testimony of a key prosecution witness.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 06:58:16 GMT
Suspects in 2018 Tragic Rakai School Fire Say They Have Overstayed On Remand
[Nile Post] Masaka High Court was filled with tension and emotion as the defence team representing four individuals accused in the tragic St Bernard's Secondary School fire case filed a compelling application.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 06:58:15 GMT
Govt Resurrects Plans to Allocate Land to Akon
[Nile Post] The revelation has sent chills down the spines of residents in Mpunge Sub-county, who insist the chunk of land covering eight villages belongs to them.

Thu, 11 Jul 2024 06:58:15 GMT
Two New Witnesses Testify in Katanga Murder Case
[Nile Post] The high-profile Katanga murder trial continued today with the prosecution presenting Peter Ogwang, a 34-year-old officer in charge at Bugolobi Police Station as its third witness.

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