Senator Wamakko bags Uganda Varsity honorary award
The International Islamic University, Mbali, Uganda, has honoured Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC- Sokoto), for his meritorious service to humanity, especially his penchant for the education of the youths. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Bashir Mani and issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Sunday. Mani…
UN urges Uganda to probe refugee trafficking, corruption
Uganda must investigate allegations of "human trafficking" and corruption in refugee camps, the UN's top official in the country told AFP on Monday.
Mortgage operators in Kampala declaration, seek affordable housing
With Africa cities facing a critical and growing need for affordable housing, mortgage finance operators in the continent have committed to promoting and accelerating delivery of affordable housing, engaging the housing value chain for growth in each of the countries. Currently, about 40 per cent of the continent’s one billion people live in cities and…
Museveni signs bill removing Uganda presidential age limits
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill removing presidential age limits, a spokesman said Tuesday, clearing the way for the 73-year-old's expected sixth run at the presidency in 2021.
Uganda name Frenchman Desabre as new coach
Uganda appointed Frenchman Sebastian Desabre on Thursday as their new coach on a two-year deal to replace Milutin Sredojevic who resigned in July.
Uganda parliament adjourns debate on extension of presidential rule
Uganda’s parliament abruptly adjourned a debate over the extension of presidential rule on Tuesday amid uproar after a lawmaker alleged soldiers had entered the building.
South Sudan blames Ugandan rebels for killing legislator
South Sudan has blamed rebels for killing a regional parliament legislator in neighbouring Uganda.
Ugandans charged for presidential protest pop song
Two Ugandan musicians were released on bail on Wednesday after being charged with disturbing the peace of veteran President Yoweri Museveni for a song suggesting he should retire, their lawyer said.