Scripps Howard Semester in Washington Internship Program

The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington internship program brings two international students per year to Washington, D.C., to work at the Scripps Howard News Service for a semester or summer term. The internship is designed to give international students an opportunity to cover events in the U.S. capital, as well as to report and […]

IPU conference costs Ugandans 36 billions

    Over one thousand delegates have converged in Kampala this week to participate in the Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference and its related meetings. The conference has been hosted by the Parliament of Uganda and it has brought together over 150 Parliaments of the world. The world MPs have come to deliberate on matters […]

MSc Scholarships in Integrated Dry lands Management

The Joint Master’s Degree (MSc) Programme on Integrated Dry lands Management brings together different expertise and scientific resources of the partner institutes to build advanced human capital, generate and adapt global knowledge for local solutions in dry lands. The programme provides young professionals and scientists an international perspective on integrated resources management approaches in dry […]

Army man kills friend for moving with his wife

  An army man in Uganda killed his male friend because he returned home with his wife. Lieutenant Colonel John Kaye is now facing murder charges at the Court Martial in Kampala. The colonel denies the charges and asks for bail. It is said that Kaye shot dead Steven Kabuye when he turned up with […]

UK Minister asks Museveni to curb police violence on civilians

  It seems police violence and brutality on members of opposition parties has caught the international eye. This is because the United Kingdom (UK) minister in charge of Africa Henry Bellingham has asked president Museveni to curb the police violence on civilians. Bellingham is in Uganda’s capital city Kampala on an official visit. He jetted […]

Museveni to build prison to replace Luzira in Mityana

 President Museveni and his government are to build a new prison meant to decongest Luzira Prison in Mityana district. The sources in government tell us that the new prison will cost President Museveni and his government over 8 million shillings. Uganda Prison’s boss, Johnson Byabashaija says that the new prison will address the issue of […]

Police threatens to evict Kampala traders

Vendors in both Old and the New Taxi Parks are in shock wondering their next step after the police and Kampala capital City Authority (KCCA) evicts them. The police and KCCA had planned to evict these vendors today. However, fortunately on traders’ side, the inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura halted the eviction. Kayihura just […]

KCCA to turn Owino market into largest shopping mall inEast Africa

  Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has finalized plans to turn Owino (St. Balikuddembe) market into a largest shopping mall in East and centralAfrica. The sources at KCCA told our informers that the council plans to spend 28 million US dollars in the reconstruction of Owino into a modern and largest shopping mall. The KCCA […]

New political pressure group similar to A4C launches in Kampala

A new political pressure group similar to Activists for Change (A4C) has launched its national wide programme in Kampala. The pressure group of concerned Ugandan citizens has been named the National Action for Awakening Uganda (NAAU ). It officially launched shop at Fair Way hotel in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Its national coordinator is […]

Youth to get loans from DFCU bank

  The Government has asked the youth to apply for loans at DFCU and Centenary Bank Branches across the country. Trade minister Ms Amelia Kyambadde says that individual youth aged between 18-35 years will get loans of up to five million shillings. Those in groups and associations will get up to 25 million shillings. Ms […]

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