Category Archives: Ugandan News

Protests Sparks In Hoima Over The Detention Of NUP Mobilizers

Information on Wakeupafrica360’s desk from our correspondent in Uganda has it that riots have paralyzed business activities in several parts of Hoima City following the arrest of several mobilizers of the Opposition National Unity Platform {NUP) which is led by Kyaddobdo East Member of Parliament, Mr. Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a Bobi Wine. Among people arrested are Mr. Moses Aguuda, the coordinator

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Give Karamoja Share Of It’s Mineral Wealth

Information gathered by Wakeupafrica360 from its correspondent in Uganda has it that the Karomoja Regional Minerals Inspector, Mr. Getald Eneku has said that over 100 truck cart away tonnes of limestone and marble minerals from the region daily. These truck according to him carry no documentation from the Line Energy Ministry and they are ferried away to feed factories in

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The Electoral Commission Orders Bobi Wine’s NUP Party Over The Party’s Adoption Of The Red Color

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from our source in Uganda has it that the Electoral Commission has given an advice to the National Unity Platform (NUP) to desist from using the red color as part of their party colors. This was made known by the Deputy Spokesman of the Commission, Paul Bukenya, who said that the red color is already registered in

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Rift Valley Fever Confirmed In Kabale District

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from our correspondent in Uganda has it that the Ministry of Health, Uganda, has confirmed the outbreak of the Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in the Kabale District of the country. This confirmation is coming after a Boda Boda rider at Voice of Kigezi stage in Kabale town by name, Robert Mwesigye, died on July 22 at the

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Uganda Eases Virus Lockdown: Businesses To Reopen

Wakeupafrica360 gathered from our sources in Uganda that the country’s government has started easing some of the lockdown restrictions that had been in place since March, 2020. Several businesses arcade including salons can now open for business while Boda Boda riders, motorcycle and taxis commonly used in East Africa will be allowed to hit the roads again from July 27,

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A Total Of 43 Politicians Seek To Replace President Museveni

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from our correspondence in Uganda has it that the number of presidential aspirants for the 2021 presidential election continues to grow amidst concerns about plans by the Electoral Commission for virtual campaigns. The latest entrant is former army commander, Major General Mushiga Muntu who got his ticket to represent a party he formed recently after departing from

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General Mushiga Muntu Resigns From The Alliance For National Transformation Leadership In Order To Carry The Party Flag

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 has it that the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) National Coordinator, General Mushiga Muntu has resigned as the national coordinator in order to contest for the party’ s flag bearer ahead of the presidential election in 2021. The Deputy National Coordinator in charge of finance and administration, Ms. Alice Alaso, made known to journalists that she has

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Uganda Postpones The Return of Citizens Stranded Abroad Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Information reaching wakeupafrica360 from our correspondent in Uganda has it that the Ugandan government has postponed the repatriation of its citizens stranded abroad to a later date. This was made known by the Ministry of Health. Following the recent coronavirus outbreak in the world, many Ugandans abroad we’re left jobless and majority of them have been crying to the government

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Uganda Financial Year 2020/2021 Budget Speech

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from our correspondent in Uganda has it that the finance minister, Matia Kasaija has delivered the budget at the fifth and final session of the 10th parliament. The budget theme is “Stimulating the economy to safeguard livelihoods, jobs, businesses and industrial recovery.” Just like the State Of The Nation Address delivered last week by the President, the

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Uganda government raises alert over rising water levels

Government has raised red flag over the sudden rising water levels on lake shores and river banks. Inhabitants around the area have been advised to evacuate abruptly to prevent a looming disaster. On May, 1, the Ministry of Water and Environment issued a warning to the residents in the district who are sharing Lake Kyoga that the persistent rising of

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