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MUSEVENI: Industrialise to protect River Nile

Kampala, Uganda | PPU| Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni has said. The President made the remarks at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State House, Entebbe. The …

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Katuntu Committee recommends refund of sh6bn ‘Presidential Handshake’

I suggest that on top of refunding the money, the Presidential Handshake beneficiaries each make a public apology – Anna Adeke Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda’s Parliament has overwhelmingly approved recommendations from its Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises requiring 42 public officials to refund Ushs 6 billion shared out …

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Now, Uganda introduces new criteria for passport issuance

Uganda introduces new criteria for passport issuance Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda has introduced a new criteria for the issuance of passports to address the temporary shortage of ordinary machine readable passports. Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Abubaker J Odongo has attributed the shortage to low stock levels of ordinary passports that …

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UPDF: Military police has not taken over Uganda Police powers

Ministry of Defence and Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson Brigadier Richard Karemire has released a statement refuting a report in a Kampala daily that “President Yoweri Museveni has fallen out with Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura and has transferred police powers to the military police.” In his statement posted …

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Egypt’s Sisi expected in Uganda for key River Nile talks

Negotiations between Uganda and its neighbors over an agreement on sharing River Nile waters are scheduled to resume this week during the Nile Basin Heads of State summit, according to a report by APA NEWS. According to APA,  this week’s meeting seeks to ensure that all Nile riparian states sign and …

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Queen Elizabeth to recognize three young Ugandans

Queen Elizabeth to recognize three young Ugandans London, UK | QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS |  Three young Ugandans are in London to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Award from the Queen of England at Buckingham Palaceon June 29. They are 19-year-old Joel Baraka, Favourite Driciru, 27, and Ruth Nabembezi, 21. The Award celebrates inspiring young …

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Rivers United snatch 2-1 win against 10-man KCCA FC

FT:  🇳🇬   Rivers Utd (NGR) 2  KCCA FC (UGA) 1 🇺🇬 To be played: Club Africain (TUN) v FUS Rabat (MAR) Early goals by Bernard Ovoke and Frederick Obomate gave Rivers United a 2-0 lead after 15 minutes on a rain-drenched pitch on Tuesday as the Nigerians edged KCCA FC in their …

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