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Uganda Cranes lose to Zimbabwe, Sudan hold Kenya in friendlies.

Uganda Cranes lose to Zimbabwe, Sudan hold Kenya in friendlies.

Uganda Cranes suffered a 2-0 defeat on Tuesday May 31 in a friendly match played at Rufaro stadium in Harare with  Zimbabwe. The match was played in preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations qualification match with Botswana scheduled June 4th 2016. A brace from Tennage Hadebe in the first half  gave the Harare stars […]

Uganda protests to Kenya

Uganda’s Minister of Trade, Industry and Co-operatives, Amelia Kyambadde has protested to Kenya’s ministries of Trade and Industry threatening retaliatory measures against Kenyan imports to Ugandaif the recent cash bond regulation issued is not withdrawn. “I have been informed by theUganda business community that Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), under notice CUS/L&A/LEG/1, has unilaterally decided on […]

Kampala calm after protests over electricity shortage

The Kampala central business district is calm, hours after traders staged demonstrations in different parts. The protests were brought about following several days without power. Several traders accused power distributor, UMEME of switching off power for days without any explanation on the matter. The traders began their strike at Nasser Road; thereafter it spread to […]

Donors meet Kizza Besigye over walk to work protests

It has emerged that representatives of donors in Uganda secretly visited the FDC leader, Col. Kiiza Besigye on Monday night at his home in Kasangati. The donors according to sources in FDC wanted to discuss with Besigye the effects of walk to work protests on the economy, government and the country in general. The representatives of donors […]

Person behind formation of Action for Change protests named

If you thought that the man who initiated Activists for Change (A4C) is Col. Kiiza Besigye or Forum for Democratic change better read this. By the way it is not even MP Mathias Mpuuga, Norbert Mao of DP, Salaamu Musumba or members of Suubi, a pressure group from Buganda kingdom. The real man behind the formation of […]

Walk to work protests to resume as walk for change

Activists for change (A4C) has today officially announced the launch of its second phase of the walk to work campaign slated to start on Monday 17th and Thursday October 2011. The leaders of the pressure group said today that the week long walk to work exercise will end in a massive rally at Kololo on Saturday next week. Speaking at […]

Forum for Democratic Change vows to revive walk to work protests

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) says it is going to revive the walk to work campaign, which rocked the country early this year. The walk to work campaign was held in April to protest against the increasing food and fuel prices. FDC spokesperson Wafula Oguttu says the walk to work protest had been […]

Besigye commends magistrate Watyekere over walk to work case rulling

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President, Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye has commended the Kasangati Grade One Magistrate, George Watyekere for acquitting him of the walk to work charges. Besigye was arrested in April 2011 while walking to office and charged with rioting after proclamation, incitement to violence, and disobeying lawful orders of a traffic […]

Ugandan consumers association to protest against high cost of living

The Uganda consumers’ protection awareness association (UCPAA) has threatened to stage a national wide demonstration in protest against the increasing cost f living in the country. Addressing a news conference in Kampala, the group’s chairman Mulwanyi Taminwa said the demonstrations that will kick off on Thursday next week is meant to show their discontent over […]

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