Category Archives: Ugandan News

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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President Musevenvi affirms to sugar act as Uganda ready to export excess sugar to Tanzania

The Uganda’s president, Museveni has approved the Sugar Act, 2020 as the country makes the final deliberations in exporting their surplus sugar to Tanzania with the first consignment of 20,000 metric tonnes to be exported before the end of May this year. It was reported by the president’s press team on Tuesday that Museveni affirmed to the Bill on April

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Uganda Parliament under attack from Executive and Judiciary over Shs10Bn saga

The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga on April 30 disclosed that the recent statements from the Executive and Judicial arms of government pertaining to the Shs 10 bn COVID-19 cash that was allocated to the Parliament is an indication of a direct attack to the Legislature. During an emergency press conference with company of Parliamentary Commissioners, the speaker

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The Major who hoisted Uganda’s Flag on Independence dies at 89

Major (Rtd) Kanuti Akorimo, who lowered the Union jack and raised the Uganda National flag on their Independence day, October 9, 1962  from Britain dies from pneumonia occasioned by a stroke on April, 23. He died at Atutur Hospital in Kumi District at the age of 89. Report from the family doctor, Dr. Isaac Omare shows that Major Kanuti had

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Uganda Faced with Food Shortage As the Fight Against Corona virus and Locust Attack Persist

Every farmer in Uganda are all getting ready for new attack of desert locusts after the recent swarms entry from neighboring country Kenya last week, destroying crops and leading to hunger. This is coming in the period where the government is doing everything possible to contain the corona virus pandemic. East African countries are fighting locusts outbreak known to be

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German National in Ugandan Police Blacklist for Sexual Abuse

Mr. Glaser, A German citizen in Uganda who is aged 70 was the culprit in a police hunt was caught and is now facing trial before a local court on 28 count charges consisting of aggravated defilement together with child trafficking. The German has an organization known as Ssese Humanitarian Services and has been running this organization for over ten

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Uganda hardest challenge: Racing to save an endangered Generation

 Uganda has for years taken on the burden of conflict in neighboring countries allowing into the country, 1.2 million refugees, 800,000 South Sudanese and many arrivals from the Democratic Republic of Congo and this number have been on the increase due to ongoing fight.  With this large increasing population, an enormous strain is being placed on limited resources provided for

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Ugandans and the New Online Laws

The new regulations that demands social media influencers and bloggers to register their platforms for state monitoring has created fears and outrage that the government is trying to silence critical voices ahead of the elections in 2021. Earlier this year, the Uganda’s Communication Commission directed all online data communication service providers with online publisher inclusive, owners of online news platforms,

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