Welcome to Uganda Multimedia News & Information   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to Uganda Multimedia News & Information

Culture & Heritage

South Africa’s Zulu King dies at 72

South Africa’s Zulu King dies at 72

Goodwill Zwelithini, the controversial but revered king of South Africa’s Zulus, died Friday aged 72 after weeks in hospital, his palace announced.  The king wielded great influence among millions of Zulus through his largely ceremonial and spiritual role despite having no official power in modern South Africa. ‘It is with the utmost grief that I […]

National Resistance Army forms first fighting army

National Resistance Army forms first fighting army

After attacking Kabamba army barracks, the force (NRA) moved westwards and on February 7, had reached Kiboga over 100km away from Kabamba. The force still held onto several trucks that they had captured from the barracks. This was tricky since the trucks exposed the fighters’ locations to the government army. “In the morning of February […]

Kabaka’s Birthday run organizing committee revealed

Kabaka’s Birthday run organizing committee revealed

The Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has appointed a five-man organising committee tasked with ensuring that celebrations for Kabaka Ronald Mutebi’s birthday this year are a success. The Kabaka will be turning 66 years old on April 13. Mayiga unveiled the committee on Tuesday, at Bulange in Mengo, Kampala. The committee is chaired by Dr […]

France teachers attack: Seven people to attend court over Samuel Patty’s death

France teachers attack: Seven people to attend court over Samuel Patty’s death

Seven people will appear before an anti-terrorism judge as part of an investigation into the beheading of a school teacher in France. Samuel Patty, 47, was attacked after he showed controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker, 18-year-old Abdul lakh Anzorov, was shot dead by police. Two minors as well as […]

Government to introduce ethics subject to curb moral degeneration

Government to introduce ethics subject to curb moral degeneration

The Ugandan Government has embarked on an initiative to curb the moral decay among her citizens through ethical studies. According to the National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), an ethics subject will be taught on a national level and an individual value assessment tool shall be developed. NCDC also adds that two certificate; academic and moral […]

24th Bunyoro Coronation Anniversary: Emphasis to be put on environmental conservation

24th Bunyoro Coronation Anniversary: Emphasis to be put on environmental conservation

Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom will lay emphasis on environmental conservation and promotion of tourism in celebration of the 24th coronation anniversary (Empango). The kingdom will mark 24 years since reigning Bunyoro King Solomon Gafabusa Iguru ascended the throne on June 11, 1994. The event will take place at Karuzika Palace in Hoima town on June 11.  The Kingdom […]

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations

Police issues traffic guidelines ahead of Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations

As Christians prepare for the yearly pilgrimage to Namugongo shrines for the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations on 3rd June of every year, traffic police has issued guidelines for traffic regulation showing which roads are accessible and those that are cut off. According to a statement issued on Wednesday 30 may 2018, traffic officials say there […]

Ex-servicemen run to Speaker Kadaga for help

Ex-servicemen run to Speaker Kadaga for help

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the Attorney General to followup the issue of paying all ex-servicemen, including those who fought in the Second World War. The Ex-servicemen under their Association Uganda Veterans Association Board (UVAB) won a legal suit against the Attorney general but to date government has not yet paid them […]

Kadaga calls for more women funding

Kadaga calls for more women funding

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed government to stop using funds meant for the Women Enterprise Fund to train local government officials about the project. Kadaga made the directive at a workshop that was updating members of parliament on the implementation of the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship programme at parliament. She said that the local […]

1 2 3 12
Click to listen highlighted text!