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Kenya lifts ban on Ugandan maize importations

Kenya lifts ban on Ugandan maize importations

Kenya has backtracked on a ban it imposed on import of maize from Uganda and Tanzania.  This is a relief to Ugandan farmers, traders and Government though the lifting of the ban has been accompanied with strict conditions. On March 5, the Kenyan government imposed a ban on imported maize, saying that they were seeking […]

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 […]

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

Preparations for the extraordinary heads of state East African Community (EAC) summit have been concluded, with leaders expected to convene in Arusha on February 27. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, on Monday confirmed the summit, saying leaders are now discussing whether it will held virtually or physically owing […]

Uganda’s Agricultural Sector to Receive UGX7.5bn from South Korea

Uganda’s Agricultural Sector to Receive UGX7.5bn from South Korea

Uganda’s agricultural sector will next year receive over UGX7.5bn from South Korea through the Korea Programme on International Agriculture (KOPIA). This money will be geared towards agricultural research in the country. “This year (2020), KOPIA injected UGX Shs3.6bn in Agricultural research. We intend to double the capital injection up to a tune of not less […]

Museveni heads to Lira, Kyagulanyi in Kitgum

Museveni heads to Lira, Kyagulanyi in Kitgum

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to head to Lira today, while Robert Kyagulanyi will be in Kitgum on the second day of the nationwide campaigns for the presidency, as scheduled by the Electoral Commission. Patrick Amuriat from the Forum for Democratic Change is heading to Serere, Henry Tumukunde is expected in Rukungiri, Fred Mwesigye will […]

Museveni and UN discuss situation in Burundi and Congo Brazzaville

Museveni and UN discuss situation in Burundi and Congo Brazzaville

President Yoweri Museveni held talks with the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations for Africa, Bintou Keita, where they discussed political, peace, and security matters affecting the Great Lakes countries of DR Congo, Burundi, and Somalia among others. President Museveni meeting the UN’s Bintou Keita (2nd right) at State House in Entebbe. The meeting […]

Museveni hails supporters for clearing his nomination

Museveni hails supporters for clearing his nomination

The party earlier presented more than five million signatures to support Museveni’s candidature. President Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the National Resistance Movement supporters for clearing his nomination to carry the party’s flag in the 2021 race. Museveni who will be nominated as NRM presidential flagbearer by the Electoral Commission on November 2, thanked […]

Museveni meets Somalia first lady

Museveni meets Somalia first lady

During the meeting, the two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest between their two countries. President Museveni receiving First Lady of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Saynab Abdi Moallim, at State House Entebbe. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest between their two countries Abdi Moallim is in Uganda on a […]

Independent candidates dominate elctions

Independent candidates dominate elctions

The report from the office of the Gulu district returning officer indicates that only seven candidates were nominated as flag-bearers for political parties. GULU – Most of the candidates who were nominated to vie for MP positions in Gulu city are independents, 22 in total. The constituencies are Laroo-Pece Division, Bar-dege/Layibi Division and that of the […]

Ministry of Internal Affairs to resume work

Ministry of Internal Affairs to resume work

Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson Jacob Siminyu called upon the public to remain calm and adhere to the health guidelines provided by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19. He said that the Internal Affairs will resume its work on Thursday (October 22 2020) The ministry spokesperson, Jacob Siminyu has said, adding that there […]

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