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Cameroon U17 Africa Cup of Nations champions

Cameroon U17 Africa Cup of Nations champions

Cameroon claimed their second U17 Africa Cup of Nations championship after their 5-3 on penalties victory over Guinea at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Sunday, April 28. Normal playing time initially ended in a goalless draw which sent the game to was said to be an intense penalty shootout. Steve Mvoue, Nassourou […]

Uganda may incur extra costs for In oil refinery construction

Uganda may incur extra costs for In oil refinery construction

The Uganda oil sector is likely to spend quite more money than the anticipated $4 billion for the construction of the Hoima-based oil refinery following the failure of the East African Community to buy the whole part of the share it was allocated. Although Total SA has taken up a total share of  10 per cent […]

Makerere, 15 other African universities partner on research to fight poverty

Universities’ representativesa and other participants at the launch and research agenda setting workshop of ARUA in Lagos, last week. Makerere University has entered a partnership together with other fifteen African Universities to carry out research purposed towards eradicating poverty. Through the research, the universities intend to address issues of huge unemployment and other associated problems […]

Museveni to hold trade talks with Tanzanian president,John Pombe Magufuli

Museveni to hold trade talks with Tanzanian president,John Pombe Magufuli

The president of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has visited his counterpart in Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli to straighten trade relations between the two countries. President Museveni was , today, welcomed by Magufuli himself at the Julius Nyerere International Airport from where they headed to State House Dar es Salaam for talks. Last week, Tanzania announced it would […]

Fourth EALA to elect speaker tomorrow

Fourth EALA to elect speaker tomorrow

The new EALA Speaker to guide the Assembly over the next five years taking it a notch higher in the integration dispensation is expected to be sworn in tomorrow According to a tweet from the official EALA handle “Election of the Speaker adjourned for tomorrow” it stated Election of the Speaker adjourned for tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/DBKZ43pDht […]

Budama West North MP asks government to investigate delay by Kenya to extend SGR to Malaba

Budama West North MP asks government to investigate delay by Kenya to extend SGR to Malaba

Okoth said that the delay could be the intention to sabotage Uganda to join the SGR in Kenya quickly when the Uganda’s SGR reaches malaba after  the Exim bank gets the funds for this project. Kenya’s standard gauge Railway was built from Mombasa to Nairobi and its second phase is to stop at Kisumu leaving […]

African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: There is renewed interest by academics, civil society and legislators over the continent’s extractive sector and want a common mining law. The legislators are concerned over natural resource governance and economic development on the African continent and are pushing for legislation that addresses issues of transparency and accountability by the governments and mining […]

Government assures Ugandans on stable supply of fuel ahead of Kenyan elections

Government assures Ugandans on stable supply of fuel ahead of Kenyan elections

Government has assured Ugandans of a stable supply of fuel in the country as Kenyans prepare to go to polls on Tuesday August 08, 2017. The assurance was given by the state minister for minerals, Peter Lokeris, while presenting a statement on fluctuating fuel prices in the country and the state of preparedness in case […]

MPs oppose pastor’s suggestion for men to undergo vasectomy

MPs oppose pastor’s suggestion for men to undergo vasectomy

Members of Parliament have expressed mixed reactions over a proposal by Pastor Joseph Sserwada of Victory Christian Center-Uganda to government suggesting that men be introduced to vasectomy as a national policy that will reduce a population explosion. The MPs however say the method should a matter of choice if one needs to adopt a family […]

Fifa World Rankings: Uganda tops East Africa,Kenya drop and Cote D’Ivoire best in Africa

Fifa World Rankings: Uganda tops East Africa,Kenya drop and Cote D’Ivoire best in Africa

Uganda is the best ranked country in the East African region with neighbours Kenya dropping in the latest Fifa world rankings released on 15th September 2016. This comes after Uganda ended a 38-year wait by qualifying to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon as one of two best placed runners-up. Uganda cranes coach Milutin […]

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