Monday, 4th December 2023


2 Nov
Uganda said Thursday it has captured the head of a militia squad blamed for the murder of two honeymooning foreign tourists and their local guide in a national park last month.
2 Nov
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday accused Ugandan authorities of harassing, arresting and beating activists and demonstrators protesting a major East African oil project led by French giant TotalEnergies.
5 Oct
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine was arrested Thursday on his return home from a trip abroad, a top party official said.
30 Sep
The President of Uganda Football Federation, Moses Magogo Hassim, has revealed the reason the country got the 2027 African Cup of Nations hosting right ahead of Nigeria, Senegal, and other established countries.
21 Aug
Ugandan police on Monday announced the arrest of four people for allegedly engaging in same-sex activity, three months after the introduction of draconian anti-gay legislation sparked international outrage.
13 Jun
Ugandan authorities said Tuesday that 80 followers of a religious cult from the country's east had been deported from Ethiopia where they travelled believing they would find salvation through starvation.
13 Jun
The United States has updated its travel warning for Uganda following the adoption of draconian anti-gay legislation last month, the State Department said.
9 Jun
In the 37th year of his interminable rule, President Yoweri Museveni signed into law Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, passed by Parliament earlier in the month.
4 Jun
At least 54 African Union peacekeepers were killed when militants attacked a base housing Ugandan units in Somalia last week, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said. "We discovered the lifeless bodies of 54 fallen soldiers, including a commander," Museveni said in a statement posted on his official Twitter account late Saturday. Al-Shabaab, which has been waging…
20 Apr
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has summoned ruling party lawmakers to a meeting Thursday to discuss draconian anti-gay legislation that has been roundly condemned by the international community and rights campaigners. Parliament last month approved the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023, which calls for harsh penalties for anyone who engages in same-sex activity. Museveni's assent is required for…
17 Apr
The Ghetto Kids, one of Africa's most talented and well-known dance groups, have secured the golden buzzer for Britain's Got Talent 2023, which premiered on Saturday.
16 Mar
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday described gay people as "deviants" and called for an investigation into homosexuality as lawmakers in the conservative East African nation prepare to vote on an anti-LGBT bill. The bill, introduced earlier this month, proposes tough new penalties for same-sex relations in a country where homosexuality is already illegal, sparking…


15 mins ago
Nigerian striker Victor Boniface has once again been nominated for the Bundesliga Rookie of the Month Award, making it the fourth consecutive time he has been shortlisted.
20 mins ago
Former campaign spokesman of President Bola Tinubu in the Southeast, Dr. Josef Onoh, has said that it is the turn of Ogui-Nike community and not Enugu-Ngwo, to produce the next chairman of Enugu North local government council, in the February 2024 council elections in Enugu state. Onoh made the disclosure in a meeting he held…
36 mins ago
Renowned singer and entrepreneur Mr Eazi recently revisited the controversy surrounding his 2017 tweet claiming Ghana's influence on Nigerian music. In an episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast, he shared his perspective on the cancel culture backlash.
1 hour ago
Rizz was named the Word of the Year 2023 by dictionary publisher Oxford University Press (OUP).
1 hour ago
Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
1 hour ago
  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
1 hour ago
At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
1 hour ago
In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
1 hour ago
Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
1 hour ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.