Uganda's Museveni leads much-derided walk against graft
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni led thousands of civil servants, supporters and police officers on an anti-corruption walk through the capital Wednesday in move derided by critics as a meaningless stunt.
Condoms recalled in Uganda over quality concerns
Global health charity Marie Stopes said Wednesday it had recalled hundreds of thousands of faulty condoms on sale in Uganda, where HIV rates are among the highest in the world.
All eyes on Uganda’s Nakalembe as Ikoyi Ladies Open tees off today
Four handicappers, Irene Nakalembe from Uganda is poised to defend the Ikoyi Ladies Open title she won last year, as the event gets underway at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos from today and wraps up on Friday with a presentation ceremony.
Black Stallions hit Johannesburg today
Home-based members of the Nigeria rugby national 7s team (Black Stallions) will depart the country today to join their foreign-based counterparts in the Rugby Africa Sevens Olympic qualifiers billed to take place in Johannesburg this weekend.
Amid rhetoric, climate change bites harder
Climate change is moving faster than we are, and its speed has provoked a sonic boom SOS across our world, that was how the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres alerted world leaders to what awaits mankind if it fails to act fast at the recently ended United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
‘Kenya’s Langat, Kimeli, 48 others sign up for Onitsha City Marathon’
No fewer than 50 runners have so far signified interest in the maiden Onitsha City Marathon (OCM) slated for October 5, in Anambra, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Hundreds of Ugandan children hold climate strike
Hundreds of Ugandan children gathered Friday to demand action on climate change, as part of a global movement of youngsters demanding adults act to halt environmental catastrophe. They arrived by bus, on motorbike taxis and on foot, to begin their march in the town of Wakiso on the edge of the capital Kampala with placards…
Uganda launches national airline with flight to Kenya
Uganda on Tuesday re-launched its national airline after two decades with an inaugural flight to Nairobi, becoming the latest East African nation seeking to revive their aviation industry.
19 killed in Uganda fuel truck blast: police
Nineteen people died when a fuel truck barrelled into other vehicles in a busy town in western Uganda and exploded, police said Monday.
African leaders proffer solutions to continent’s industrialisation challenge
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Abuja, said that Nigeria had liberalised its energy policy on power generation and distribution to allow investors generate power and sell to willing buyers, as opposed to the old, centralised practice where energy generators were obliged to produce and pool energy in the national grid for distribution nationwide.