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NUP ownership verdict should be overturned: Kibalama

NUP ownership verdict should be overturned: Kibalama

The National Unity Reconciliation and Development Party (NURP) founder member, Moses Kibalama has appealed against a court verdict that allowed Robert Kyagulanyi  to take over leadership of the party. On Wednesday, Kibalama filed the appeal jointly with Paul Kagombe Ssimbwa at the Court of Appeal in Kampala. The two contend that Justice Musa Ssekaana injudiciously […]

Lessons Ferrari learnt from last season’s failure as new car unveiled

Ferrari have ‘learned the lessons’ of the Italian Formula One stable’s worst season in 40 years, team president John Elkann said Wednesday at the unveiling of the SF21 car for the 2021 campaign. At the launch in Maranello Elkann said that ‘2020 is behind us but won’t be forgotten and will have made us stronger’. […]

Pre-hearing conference for Kyagulanyi’s petition

Pre-hearing conference for Kyagulanyi’s petition

The Supreme Court is set to start the preliminary hearing of National Unity Platform (NUP) leader Robert Kyagulanyi’s election petition challenging the victory of President Yoweri Museveni. In Thursday’s pre-hearing conference, the parties in the matter will meet the presiding justices of the court to agree on the issues for adjudication to ease the flow […]

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

Travelers arriving in Britain from abroad are mandated to take two coronavirus tests during quarantine, the government is expected to confirm on Tuesday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is due to announce that people told to isolate at home will be required to get a test two and eight days into a mandatory 10-day quarantine period. […]

Democratic Republic of Congo announces the return of Ebola Virus

Democratic Republic of Congo announces the return of Ebola Virus

DR Congo on Sunday announced  the return of Ebola in its troubled east after a woman died of the disease, just three months after authorities declared the end of the country’s previous outbreak. “We have another episode of the Ebola virus” in the Biena health zone of North Kivu province, Health Minister Eteni Longondo told […]

Sciatica bothering Pope Francis

Sciatica bothering Pope Francis

Pope Francis apologized for staying sitting during an audience Friday, blaming the “troublesome” sciatica that has caused him to cancel several events in recent weeks. “I would like to speak to you standing up but sciatica is a troublesome guest,” the 84-year-old told members of the Roman Rota, a top Catholic Church tribunal. “So I […]

Olympics will unite world in Hope: Japan PM

Olympics will unite world in Hope: Japan PM

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Friday to hold the Olympics as a symbol of unity and hope, despite growing doubts over the virus-postponed event’s fate. “Japan will hold the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer,” Suga said at the annual World Economic Forum, held online as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc worldwide. “I’m […]

New National Industrial Policy approved by cabinet

Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde Cabinet has approved a new national industrial policy 2020 that will guide industrial growth for the next 10 years through increased state developmental role, reduced cost of production, and increased quality of raw materials for value addition.  According to trade minister Amelia Kyambadde, the policy consolidates the achievements of the National […]

Kyagulanyi meeting with EC on Guidelines Violation

Kyagulanyi meeting with EC on Guidelines Violation

National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi on Tuesday morning reported to Electoral Commission (EC) in Kampala to respond to allegations of violating campaign guidelines. Kyagulanyi arrived at EC offices at 9:20 am accompanied by NUP deputy president for central region Mathias Mpuuga, secretary general Lewis Lubongoya, Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, party spokesperson […]

Presidential campaign update

Presidential campaign update

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to campaign in Iganga district today while his political rivals such as Patrick Amuriat of the Forum for Democratic Change is scheduled to be in Ankole sub-region.  Amuriat will campaign in Buhweju, Bunyangabo and Ibanda. For the last one week, he has been in Ankole canvassing for votes. Robert Kyagulanyi […]

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