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ANALYSIS: 34 years in power

 The successes and the challenges of NRM Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The ruling party, the National Resistance Movement (NRM), marked Liberation Day January 26 in Ibanda District, western Uganda. Liberation Day commemorates the NRM capture of power in 1986 after a five-year guerrilla war. The 34th anniversary was …

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Burundi’s ruling party picks Gen. Ndayishimiye

  Gitega, Burundi | AFP | Burundi’s ruling party said Sunday that party leader General Evariste Ndayishimiye will stand as its candidate in a presidential election in May. Ndayishimiye is an ally of current President Pierre Nkurunziza who will not seek a new mandate after his controversial election to a …

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Museveni says NRM Party aims to end money-lessness

✳ NRM’s 6 areas of focus ✅ House-hold incomes ✅ Education ✅ Illegal evictions ✅ Stealing of health drugs ✅ Opposing corruption ✅ Working on feeder roads Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the NRM Party for being able to correctly diagnose the problems of …

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Uganda, WHO declare yellow fever outbreak

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s ministry of health has declared an outbreak of yellow fever in the districts of  Moyo and Buliisa. Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. This outbreak will be the fourth that Uganda has declared in the recent past …

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Shs39tn budget concerns

CSOs want government to control debt, increase budget for key social sectors Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Civil society organisations under their umbrella body, Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG) have listed a number of concerns that they would like the government to pay attention to as it debates …

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BREAKING: Allan Okello finally goes professional

Algiers, Algeria | THE INDEPENDENT | Algerian giants Paradou Athletic Club has confirmed they have signed one of Uganda’s most promising young footballers Allan Okello from KCCA. Paradou FC picked interest in the Ugandan striker after two games last year in which they knocked out KCCA in the Total CAF Confederation …

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