United Nations Human Rights Office Closes Operations in Uganda

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), known as the UN Human Rights Office, has ceased all operations in Uganda and exited the country. UN Human Rights office was initially established in Uganda in July 2005 with a primary focus on monitoring and addressing human rights issues in the conflict-affected […]

Uganda Launched the 55th AFRAA Annual General Assembly Set to Be Hosted in November 2023

The 55th African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Annual General Assembly (AGA) was launched yesterday, 30th May 2023 at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. Uganda Airlines will host the 55th Annual General Assembly (AGA) Summit of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) in November 2023 from 19th to 21st at the Commonwealth Speake Resort Hotel, Munyonyo. The […]

President Museveni Commends NRM MPs for Emphasizing Value Addition

During the NRM Parliamentary Caucus retreat, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni praised the NRM MPs for their support in implementing value addition, stating that it benefits all Ugandans. He emphasized the importance of value addition in sectors like coffee production and urged the MPs to prioritize key sectors such as roads and electricity in budget allocations. […]

URA says Only 3million pay taxes in Uganda out 9 million potential taxpayers

The Commissioner General of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Mr. John Musinguzi Rujoki has highlighted the reluctant culture of tax payment in Uganda, with only 3 million out of over 9 million eligible Ugandans responding positively. Despite efforts to increase tax compliance and grow the taxpayer register, the dominance of the informal sector, which makes […]

Archbishop Kaziimba Commends Parliament and President Museveni’s Stand on Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023

Dr. Kaziimba, the Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, commended the parliament for their work and described it as thorough stating that homosexuality poses a challenge in Uganda as it is perceived as being imposed by foreign actors against the country’s desires, culture, and religious values. He also pointed out that both Ugandan culture and […]

Police Aiming at Closing All Roads Around Namugongo on Martyrs’ Day

While speaking to the media at the weekly joint security briefing held at Naguru police headquarters the commandant of traffic for Kampala Metropolitan said that all roads near Namugongo would be shut down from 3:00am to 4:00pm on the same day. Only very important persons or medical vehicles /ambulances will be permitted on the path […]

Uganda Launches MV Palm Ferry to Improve Trade and Agricultural Connectivity on Lake Victoria

Uganda launched a new ferry named MV Palm-Uganda on Lake Victoria, operating from Kiyindi landing site in Buikwe district to Kirongo in Buvuma District. The vessel aims to boost agricultural activities and improve trade. With a capacity to carry 519 passengers and 25 vehicles, the 230-tonne ferry is equipped with necessary navigation and safety equipment, […]

Deputy CDF Lt. Gen. Elwelu Cautions Soldiers Against Living Flamboyant Lifestyles

UPDF Deputy Chief of Defence Forces, Lt. Gen. Peter Elwelu has kicked off a massive campaign to sensitize junior officers amid voices of disgruntlement over welfare at Kabamba training school on Sunday 28th May 2023. Deputy CDF Lt. Gen. Elwelu is heading team 2 which is traversing 1 Infantry Division area of responsibility. The CDF […]

Uganda seeks Algerian Milk Market

The Ugandan government is in discussions with Algeria to establish it as an alternative market for Ugandan milk exports. The move comes in response to Kenya’s decision to reduce the issuance of export permits for Uganda’s powdered milk. The governments of Uganda and Kenya are also planning talks at the operational and presidential levels to […]

Vipers SC’s Glorious Victory: Champions of the 2023 StarTimes Uganda Premier League

Vipers SC reaffirmed their place as the repeat winners of the Uganda Premier League in a dramatic victory on Saturday 27th May, 2023, prompting wild celebrations at the St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende. The Vipers won thanks to goals from Abubakar Lawal who scored twice, along with goals from Yunus Sentamu, Martin Kizza, and Bright […]