Category Archives: Ugandan News

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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A Peaceful Transfer of Power: Uganda’s Achilles heel

General Mugisha Muntu while addressing mourners (at the funeral of Major General Benon Biraaro) a couple of weeks ago at All Saint’s Cathedral Church in Kampala Uganda, gave a strong message to the president Museveni, officers and security agents. He urged the minister for Karamoja affairs in the person of John Byabagambi to educate the president against the issue that

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Kagame and Museveni: Will This Dispute Ever Be Resolved

Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame, the Presidents of Uganda and Rwanda respectively will meet on Friday at the Central African countries’ shared border. This is geared towards resolving the continuing dispute between the two African leaders who for many years stood by each other’s side and gave support to one another as they climb to power in their individual countries.

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Uganda Government and the Jail of a Filmmaker doing a Documentary on Opposition Hopeful

A court in Uganda has sent an independent filmmaker to jail after he was accused of making subversive songs during the production of a documentary about a Pop Star seeking to unseat the long serving president. According to the Attorney, the culprit name is Moses Bwayo and the sentence took placed on Wednesday. Government critics while making their reactions called

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The Uganda Police and the Arrest of Former General Henry Tumukunde

The police in Uganda have arrested Former General Henry Tumukunde who is planning to run for presidency in the coming election. He was arrested on suspected treason as he was accused of seeking support from a neighboring country with reference to Rwanda to remove the incumbent president Yoweri Museveni. According to a statement made by the police on Friday, Henry

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Growth of Small and Medium scale businesses in Uganda

The last thirty years have seen Africa change from an economically backward continent to being the world’s most exciting economic frontier. By 2035 the number of Africans joining the work age population will surpass the rest of the world combined according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At the moment, Africa is offering hope to more than 200 million youth

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Agro-based Investment opportunities in Uganda

The Minister for Agriculture and Land Affairs, Mr Derek Hanekom, recently led a trade and technical mission to Uganda. Uganda has abundant agricultural resources and offers many opportunities for investment in agricultural production and agro-processing, as well as for trade in agricultural inputs and products. Uganda became independent in 1962. However, mismanagement by General Idi Amin during 1970 to 1980

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Investment Opportunity in East Africa

The East African Region is one blessed with abundant resources and potentials ranging from agriculture, mining, energy and tourism with each providing investment opportunities. With a population of more than 130 million people, the region boasts of one of the largest single-bloc regional markets in Africa. In a bid to harness these potentials, the five partner states of the East

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Africa’s Three Richest Billionaires Hold 50% Of Africa’s Wealth

Top three wealthiest billionaires in Africa today have more wealth than the bottom 50% of the population of Africa, approximately 650 million people, that’s according to Oxfam report. The wealth of the bottom 50% of the African population is $22.98 Billion, while the wealth for the three richest billionaires in Africa is approximately $30.83 Billion. The three wealthiest people on

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