Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:27:21 GMT
Besigye to Join City Traders in Tax Protest
[Nile Post] Fresh from his western region consultations and then from sending off their fallen activists in Teso, the opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye has dived into the running city traders' strike protesting what he refers to as a bad taxation reg...

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:28:12 GMT
TB and HIV Co-Infections Still a Burden in Teso - Report
[Nile Post] Soroto -- On April 12, journalists in Teso Sub-region received training on the critical issue of Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infections.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:56 GMT
Boda Bodas and the Menace the Bring On Kampala Roads
[Nile Post] In the bustling streets of Kampala, the abundant presence of boda bodas has become both a lifeline and a looming threat.

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:20:24 GMT
Challenges Arise in Civilians Tried in Court Martials in Uganda
[Nile Post] In a significant development within Uganda's legal landscape, the spotlight is now shining on the intricate challenges surrounding court martials involving civilians.

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 21:43:35 GMT
How Sudan's Catastrophic Conflict Is Straining Uganda's Refugee Response
[Independent (Kampala)] Analysis -- Up until January, this year, Widat Muhammed Ali, 37, was a practicing lawyer in Sudan. She lived happily with her husband of 11 years, who is also a lawyer, together with their children who were studying at an inte...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 11:31:31 GMT
FDC Clashes Mar Sarah Eperu's Burial in Ngora
[Nile Post] Opposition stalwart Kizza Besigye could not speak at the funeral of former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) women league spokesperson and activist Sarah Eperu as the divided party sunk low in trading shameless accusations instead.

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 20:01:31 GMT
United States Provides More Than $25 Million for Refugee Assistance in Uganda
[State Department] The United States, through the State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), and USAID, is providing more than $25 million in additional humanitarian funding to the United Nations High Commissioner for Ref...

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:42 GMT
Uganda's Fight Against Cattle Raiders Is Dividing Karamoja Communities
[The New Humanitarian] Madison, United States -- 'These days a son can even kill his father over money.'

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:48:37 GMT
These Ugandan Vendors Choose Their Jobs Over Their Health - Do They Have a Choice?
[Global Press Journal] Kampala, Uganda -- Finding affordable and accessible health care is a problem for the many women who work in Kampala's bustling markets. But so, too, is finding the time.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 08:48:06 GMT
Floods Cut Off Kyabakuza-Sembabule Road
[Nile Post] Residents along the Kyabakuza-Misanvu-Mateete-Kaliiro road are facing severe difficulties as the route remains impassable due to flooding, leaving them stranded without access to essential services and transportation.

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 12:13:27 GMT
Financial Inclusion - a Conversation With Dr. Theopista Ntale Sekitto
[Graça Machel Trust] "Working with the Trust made me appreciate the gap between the women who have a voice and the women who need our voice more."

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:34:21 GMT
Parliament Wants in-House Salon For Women Lawmakers
[Nile Post] Women legislators have demanded that Parliament sets up a salon for their regular needs.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 12:32:08 GMT
Bobi Wine Lacks the Authority to Suspend Me As Deputy President, Says Mpuuga
[Nile Post] The suspended deputy president of the Buganda region for the National Unity Platform (NUP), Mathias Mpuuga has emphasized that the party president, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, does not possess the power to suspend him from his depu...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:52:12 GMT
Unclaimed Passports Create Backlog At Immigration Offices
[Nile Post] The Ugandan Directorate of Immigration is facing a storage crisis due to a significant backlog of uncollected passports. Over 50,000 passports, dating back to 2018, are sitting unclaimed across five centres in Kampala, Jinja, Gulu, Mbarar...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:52:12 GMT
Economists Tip Tourism Ministry to Leverage Complimentary Budgeting Amid Proposed Cuts
[Nile Post] Prominent economist Dr Fred Muhumuza has issued a challenge to government entities, particularly the Ministry of Tourism, to explore complimentary budgeting strategies amidst proposed budget cuts.

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:52:11 GMT
Could Nup Political Tensions Be Rising Following the Snubs of Yesterday's Alternative Budget By Mpuuga?
[Nile Post] Political tensions within the National Unity Platform (NUP) ghostly seem to have escalated following the second consecutive snub by Opposition Commissioner of Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga, at the National Alternative Budget event yesterday ...

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 11:52:11 GMT
Belgium Pledges Support for Uganda's Universities in Research and Innovation
[Nile Post] The Government of Belgium has committed financial and technical assistance to support research, agriculture, innovation, and tourism initiatives in the country's public universities.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 10:14:22 GMT
President Museveni Extends Byabashaija's Term As Prisons Chief
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- President Yoweri Museveni announced the reappointment of Johnson Byabashaija as the Commissioner General of Prisons for an additional two-year term. This decision follows the President's renewal of Dr. Byaba...

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 10:13:52 GMT
East Africa's Retail Boom
[Independent (Kampala)] Retail is emerging among the most vibrant sectors of the East African economy. Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, has not only become an important retail market in its own right but a stepping stone into the rest of the country an...

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 19:59:24 GMT
How (Not) to Talk About Sex in Africa
[CFR] It is time the LGBTQ+ coalition changed its strategy on the continent.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 10:21:09 GMT
Airtel Pays Out SHS 35 Billion to UCC to Support Rural Infrastructure Dev't
[Observer] Airtel Uganda has paid Shs 34.8 billion to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to support the country's communication infrastructure development.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:46:02 GMT
Muslims to Celebrate Eid On Wednesday
[Nile Post] Tuesday will mark the final day of the Holy Month of Ramadan

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:46:01 GMT
Uganda Excluded From Physical Attendance At Geneva Human Rights Meetings
[Nile Post] The chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC), Mariam Wangadya has revealed that Uganda has been barred from physically participating in human rights meetings held in Geneva.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 10:24:11 GMT
Bill Clinton, and Cyril Ramaphosa Join Rwandans in Commemorating 30 Years Since the Genocide
[Nile Post] Former US President Bill Clinton and South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa joined Rwandans in commemorating the 30th anniversary of the genocide.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 10:19:32 GMT
Number of Uncollected Passports Again Swells to 50,000
[Nile Post] The Ministry of Internal Affairs has again reported an increase in the number of uncollected passports, particularly at their centre at Kyambogo in Kampala.

Mon, 08 Apr 2024 10:20:18 GMT
Let Muhoozi Rid Army of Corruption, Impunity
[Nile Post] Late last month, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba took over as Chief of Defense Forces (CDF), with predecessor Wilson Mbadi being assigned the docket of State minister for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:46:04 GMT
'We Do Not Know Where They Are,' Government Says As Nup Demands Missing Persons
[Nile Post] The National Unity Platform (NUP) is embroiled in a heated legal battle with the Ugandan government. The party accuses the government of kidnapping 18 of its members and is demanding their return through a lawsuit filed at the High Court ...

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:46:04 GMT
Vinka Treats Super Fans to an Exclusive Tusker Malt Conversessions Watch Party
[Nile Post] The highly anticipated season finale of Tusker Malt Conversessions reached its climax with an exclusive watch party organized by Vinka Boss Man Jah.

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:46:04 GMT
Kabale Launches Sanitation Week
[Nile Post] The national Sanitation Week 2024 is being commemorated under the theme, "Sanitation and hygiene for all; a key to sustainable health living".

Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:46:03 GMT
Rukungiri Is Not for NRM, Says Besigye
[Nile Post] Four-time presidential candidate Kizza Besigye, together with his FDC-Katonga faction leaders, are confident that in 2026 there will be no NRM in Rukungiri District.