Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he addresses a ceremony at the launch of "Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)' in New Delhi on June 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/STR        (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

KCCA joins the Indian community to prepare for Prime minister Narendra

By Daudi Zirimala The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has joined hands with the Indian Community in Uganda to welcome the prime minister India Narendra...
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Tension as more refugees enter Uganda through Bunagana Boarder

By Moses Kidandi Over one thousand refugees have crossed Uganda from the Democratic republic of Congo through the Bunagana Boarder through Kisoro district. The refugees...
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Labor and Gender ministry urges women to participate massively in elections

By Daudi Zirimala The ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development has called upon village women councils to participate fully in the coming Women parish...
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William Luto to grace this year’s Young Achiever’s awards

By Deo Wasswa The Kenya’s vice president William Luto will be in the country on 18th August to grace the Young achievers Awards for the...
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Karamoja needs more school: MP Lokeris

By Moses Kidandi Members of parliament  from Karamoja sub region have attributed he poor performance of pupils to lack of basic school necessities in their...
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Bobi Wine charged with inciting violence

By Robert Segawa Kyadondo East Member of parliament Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi wine has appeared before Officer in charge of CID central police station amidst ...
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UBL contributes UGX50M towards Kabaka’s 25th coronation

By Deo Wasswa Uganda breweries limited has contributed 50 million shillings towards the Kabaka’s 25th coronation anniversary which is slated for 31st this month. While handing...
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Chimpanzee Trust creating profitable ventures for communities to save forests

Chimpanzee Trust has introduced women groups in the Bunyoro area to several money making ventures in a bid to reduce the population pressure on the...
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Parliament slices mobile money tax to 0.5%

By Moses Kidandi State minister for finance David Bahati has clarified that the 0.5 % TAX on mobile money will apply to only those that...
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Kitata’s trial resumes after witness is located for cross examination

By Sania Babirye Drama has ensued this afternoon at the army court after prosecution that had in the morning asked for an adjournment in the case...
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Anti corruption coalition warns on over spending

By  Deo Wasswa Anti corruption coalition Uganda says  president Museveni’s directive to ministry of finance to procure armored vehicles for Members of  Parliament is an...
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Kitata trial flops

By Sania Babirye Further hearing of the case against Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abdullah Kitata has flopped this morning before General court Martial after being suspended...
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Men accused of defilement released

By Sania Babirye A group of men who have been in remand at  Luzira prison since 2014 for allegedly defiling girls between the ages of...
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FDC demands for better health services for HIV/AIDS patients

By Deo Wasswa Opposition Forum for Democratic change FDC has tasked government and ministry of health to explain to the public why it has their...
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Hoima district leaders worry about increasing number of Congolese immigrants

By Annah Nafula Increasing number of Immigrants in Bunyoro worries leaders. Joseline Nyangoma, the district Natural resource Officer worries that the large number of Congolese...
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Veolia recycling garbage into electricity – By Gloria Nakiyimba

Garbage collection which is a massive menace in different cities in the country could be history if government and the private sector embrace recycling as...
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URA, telecom companies dragged to court over 1% taxes on mobile money

By Sania Babirye Uganda Revenue Authority and three Tele-communication companies have been dragged in the Kampala high court for allegedly illegally  collecting the 1% tax...
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Country still wants more technician in the oil and gas sector

By Deo Wasswa The first lady Janet Museveni says, despite the government efforts to produce technicians from various technical colleges and institutes, those with competences...
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Eastern and southern African police intensify operation Usalama

By Robert Segawa Top police officers from 26 countries of the Eastern and Southern Africa regions  have resolved to intensify operation Usalama to handle transnational...
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Police fires tear gas to disperse protestors

By Daudi Zirimala Police have fired live bullet and tear gas to disperse members of parliament and activists who wanted to enter the constitutional square...
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Legislators called back from recess

By Daudi Zirimala The Parliament of Uganda is sitting this afternoon from recess to discuss matters of national importance. According to the clerk to parliament...
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Gen. Gutti sworn in as head of Court martial

Lt.General Andrew Gutti has been sworn in today for another one year term as head of the General court martial . The sworn in Ceremony...
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Inter religious council warns public against corruption

By Wasswa Deo Inter religious council of Uganda says, Ugandans who are against the lining up behind their local council leaders during forth coming elections,...
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Bri.Sabiti resumes foot and motorized patrol police

By Robert Segawa The Deputy Inspector General of Police Brigadier Sabiti Muzeeyi  has called upon the foot and motorized patrol teams of Kampala Metropolitan Police...
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Con artists remanded to Luzira prison

By Sania Babirye Two men who have been extorting money from mainly Women by tricking them have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison. The...
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Nile breweries donates reusable pads prisoners

By Daudi  Zirimala Female Pupils of Murchison Bay primary school Luzira have been given 300 pieces of reusable sanitary towels to enable them stay comfortably...
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Public warned against using money lenders

By Sania Babirye The Kabula county Member of Parliament  James Kakooza  has advised  his electorates and Ugandans at large  to  desist from  borrowing money from...
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Mao speaks out on UCC blocking VPN

By Robert Segawa The opposition democratic Party President Norbert Mao protested against the Uganda Communications Commission banning Ugandans from using the VPN to access internet....
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Janet Mukwaya calls for a reduction on social media taxes

By Deo Wasswa Minister for Gender, labour and social development, Hajati Janet Mukwaya, has asked the ministry of ICT to have immediate solution on reducing...
BELCHATOW POLAND - MAY 02 2013: Modern white keyboard with colored social network buttons.

Deputy speaker Oulanyah says OTT tax is fair

 Away from Ugandans being enraged by the new social media tax, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah  says the tax is not too much...
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Police calls upon drivers to vigilant

By Robert Segawa The Uganda police force appeals to all members of the public especially travelers and motorists to be more conscious as they park...
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Hotel owners decry social media taxes

By Wasswa Deo Members of Uganda hotel owners association are among Ugandans who continued to express their worry in doing business following the social media...