First group of Afghan evacuees arrives in Uganda

Afghan evacuees arrive in Uganda, where they will be given temporary refuge, government and diplomatic officials say. Uganda reached an agreement with the United States last week to receive 2,000 Afghanistan refugees following a total takeover of the country by the Taliban fighters. “The Government of the Republic of Uganda this morning received Fifty One […]

Taliban rule: Uganda agrees to take in 2,000 Afghanistan refugees

Uganda has reached an agreement with the United States to receive 2,000 Afghanistan refugees following a total takeover of the country by the Taliban fighters. Esther Anyakun, Refugee Minister revealed that, the decision was taken upon request by the US. According to the evacuation plan from the United States as confirmed by Ugandan authorities, a […]

Outrage as Ugandan MPs approve $30m to buy cars amid COVID crisis

Many Ugandans have been thrown into a state of shock as the country’s Members of Parliament approved nearly $30m to buy new cars, at a time the country’s cases of Coronavirus surges. The over 529 Lawmakers would receive 200 million shillings ($56,500) each for the new vehicles. Human rights activist and the executive director of […]

Bobi Wine reacts as Museveni appoints his son as a Military commander

Uganda’s main opposition leader, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known popularly as Bobi Wine has reacted over some controversial appointment decisions taken by the country’s long-serving president, Yoweri Museveni. The President allegedly appointed his biological son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba as the land forces Commander of Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF); a decision which has sparked conversations in the […]

Ugandan man seeks approval to test his locally made Missile

A 33-year old Ugandan man identified as Anatoli Kiiza has been locked in a back and forth with the government for over five years now, pushing for approval to test his locally made missile. The young man who resides in Kiryangobe earlier told reporters that, apart from the missile, he could equally produce a rocket […]

Uganda: Three boys embarrassed on talent show for ‘body odor’ gets help

Three talented boys who identify themselves as The Real Dance Crew has been trending in Uganda for couple of days now following their unfortunate encounter during a talent show themed “Yolesa Ekitone.” The three rehearsed for the show which is basically a platform for these young ones to exhibit their talents; however, they were embarrassed […]

Akon’s wife set to invest $12 million in Ugandan entertainment industry

Rozina Negusei, wife of Senegalese-American musician and entrepreneur, Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam known popularly as Akon, has announced an investment package of $12 million for the Ugandan entertainment industry over a period of five years. She made this disclosure after a visit to the East-African country upon invitation by Isaac Kigozi, Managing Director of […]

Ugandan High Court orders military and police to vacate the residence of Bobi Wine

Reports by the Daily Monitor, a Ugandan media outlet revealed that a High Court in the country has instructed against the unlawful detention of the leader of the National Unity Platform (NUP), the main opposition party. “The High Court has issued an order directing police and the army to vacate the home of former presidential […]