UNBS Facilitates Maize Flour Trade to South Sudan with Quality Assurance Measures

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has initiated a process of ensuring the quality of maize flour exports to South Sudan, in alignment with its mission to enhance Uganda’s economic strength through product quality assurance. This effort was prompted by a directive from the South Sudan National Bureau of Standards, requiring certificates of conformity […]

Ugandans Encouraged to Seek Specialized Medical Care at Home

Uganda Ministry of Health has urged citizens to seek specialized medical care within the country rather than traveling overseas. The curative services director, Dr. Charles Olaro, emphasized the growing capacity in surgical procedures, such as orthopaedics, heart surgery, and more. A health fair is being planned to showcase the country’s medical capabilities. Health ministry curative […]

President Museveni meets UPDF and FARDC senior army officers, review Operation Shujaa

The Commander in Chief of Uganda Armed Forces Gen. (Rtd) Yoweri Kaguta Museveni met senior army officers from the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) yesterday 30th August at State House in Entebbe. Yesterday, August 30, at State House Entebbe, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni met with senior army leaders from the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF). During the meeting, President Museveni who is also the Commander in […]

Uganda Claims Third Consecutive FEASSSA Championship in Rwanda

Uganda clinched its third consecutive championship at the East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Association (FEASSSA) Games. The 10-day sports extravaganza, which gathers the best school talents from the region, ended on a high note, marking yet another victorious moment for Uganda in the regional sports arena. Uganda’s dominance was evident from the tally, with an […]

Speaker Among raises concern on rising fuel prices, school fees

Parliament of Uganda has asked the Government to present statements on efforts to combat rising fuel prices that have rocked the country in the past week. Speaker Anita Among said whereas inflation had been contained, there are worrying signs with the escalation of fuel prices, which she said has the effect of causing general commodities […]

Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) get new Chief Comptroller Finance

The Outgoing Chief Comptroller Finance (CCF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), Brigadier General Austin Kasa Kamanyire was reminded that the UPDF would always consider him a part of their family and encouraged to offer advice whenever needed as he embarked on his transition to civilian life after retirementat the Ministry of Defence and […]

The second edition of the UG Economic Forum: Addressing Uganda’s Economic Challenges

The second UG Economic Forum started yesterday 29th August 2023 in Kampala, focusing on urgent economic issues in Uganda, such as tourism, agriculture, and post-COVID economic recovery. The forum aims to strengthen economic safeguards, expand the safety net, promote commercial agriculture, integrate the informal sector, and potentially reduce interest rates to spur growth. Several of […]

Shs 5.5bn project to help 12000 smallhold farmers access finance for irrigation technology

Over 12000 smallhold farmers across the country are set to benefit from a newly launched climate adaptation project by the East African Grain Council. The project launched in Kampala is expected to upturn the sustainability of the smallholder food production system in Uganda through irrigation technology and climate adaptation practices. Gerald Masila, the Executive Director […]

Uganda Seeks Tanzania’s Cooperation to Extradite Alleged Criminal Gang Leader

The Greater Masaka Sub-Region Joint Security Committee is actively pursuing the extradition of an alleged criminal gang leader named Katongole from Tanzania. This gang has been targeting businesspersons in Kyotera and Rakai districts, with masked gunmen robbing establishments like shops and banks. The regional security committee, meeting at the Uganda-Tanzania border, seeks Tanzanian assistance to […]

President Museveni Grants Pardon to 200 Convicts Including Jimmy Rwamafa for Humanitarian Reasons

On August 28, 2023, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni exercised his authority under Article 121 (1) (a) of the 1995 Constitution to pardon 200 inmates across various prisons in Uganda. The decision was made based on humanitarian and health considerations. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni using powers vested into him by Article 121 (1) (a) of the […]