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…
Girl, 9, tests positive for Ebola in Uganda
A nine-year-old girl who had travelled from the Democratic Republic of Congo has been found to have Ebola, authorities in Uganda said on Thursday.
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.
Ugandan Government To Issue Birth Certificates To Cows
The Ugandan government has announced its plans to begin the issuance of birth certificates to cows in the East African country. This was made known by the country's Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Mr Vincent Ssempijja who confirmed this while speaking at the official opening of the National Agricultural Show at the Source of the…
Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda commit to talks
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Friday pledged at a summit in Angola to seek to resolve tensions that have erupted between their two countries in recent months.
No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths: DR Congo
Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said Wednesday.
‘I am sad at Nigeria’s growth rate despite huge resources’
Despite the Pharaohs of Egypt running away as leaders in Group A that includes Uganda, Zimbabwe and Democratic Republic of Congo at the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), many Egyptians still doubt their national team’s potential to win the 36th edition of the tournament. The Pharaohs are the most successful nation in…
Salah scores as Egypt maintain perfect Cup of Nations record
Mohamed Salah scored from a free-kick as host nation Egypt defeated Uganda 2-0 in Cairo Sunday to win Group A at the Africa Cup of Nations with a perfect three-win record. Pre-tournament favourites Egypt will remain in Cairo for the round of 16 and play one of the best four third-place finishers next Saturday. After…
6 street children killed in wall collapse in Uganda’s capital
Six street children were killed and two others seriously injured as a result of a school perimeter wall collapse on Monday in Kampala, a police spokesperson said.