As a Covid-19 surge overwhelmed Uganda earlier this year, Livingstone Musaala, who was forced to quit his teaching job following school closures, turned to coffin-making to pay the bills and help his community. But few welcomed his initiative at first. Family members criticised him for capitalising on a pandemic-fuelled boom in his densely-populated hometown of Bugobi,…
Nigeria’ senior men’s cricket national team, yesterday, left for Entebbe, Uganda, venue of a Tri-Series, which also involves national teams of Kenya and Uganda.
The Ugandan government said on Friday it had ordered more than 50 non-governmental organisations to suspend operations, a major escalation of its efforts to tighten control over civil society.
Uganda's constitutional court has scrapped a controversial anti-pornography law whose provisions included a ban on wearing miniskirts in public, in a decision hailed by women's rights campaigners on Tuesday.
Why the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine shouldn’t be skipped as jab hesitancy is lower in poorer countries compared to developed nations
At least 800 people in Uganda were given fake coronavirus vaccines -- some injected with water -- in a scam that involved "unscrupulous" doctors and health workers, government officials said Wednesday. The counterfeit jabs were administered over May and June during a deadly surge of the coronavirus in the East African nation, when new infections…
Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has announced the decision to review imposed taxes on the use of social media and mobile money transaction, following a public backlash. "Government is now reviewing the taxes taking into consideration the concerns of the public and its implications on the budget," Rugunda said in a statement. "The president has…
Uganda on Friday began the distribution of the third batch of Coronavirus (COVID-19) AstraZeneca vaccines it received from the global COVAX facility to address the nationwide stock outs, a health spokesperson said.
Six people were killed, including a woman who was burned alive, during an attack blamed on the regional militia group ADF in eastern
The Lagos State Government has placed the United States, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Togo, South Africa, Canada, France, Germany, Uganda, the Netherland, Cameroun, Angola and Rwanda on its watch list...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, alongside presidents of 11 countries on Wednesday in Kampala, attended the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni was sworn in Wednesday for his sixth term as president, as police surrounded the home of his main opposition rival who decried the inauguration as a "sham".