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UN warns of cost if South Sudan blocks 'last chance' peace plan


The so-called high-level revitalization forum will open in Addis Ababa on Monday, although it remains unclear who will attend

Kenyan police accused of rape in election violence


The violence, documented during Kenya's election in August by HRW and other rights groups, recorded police use of excessive force against protesters, killings, beatings and maiming of individuals

Punched Magistrate: Accused charged with assault, remanded


Fred Kyaligonza lost his cool and punched the magistrate after being convicted of failure to pay a debt of Shs4.8 million

Michael Mawanda declared winner of Igara East MP poll


The ruling National Resistance Movement's Andrew Martial came second with 12,991 votes

‘Mediocrity will not launch us into middle income status’


But there is one young lady from PwC who in my view posed a critical question to minister of Finance Matia Kasaija.

South Sudan war: A shameful failure of African leadership


I will never forget the women I met who told me they have to choose between their children going hungry, or risk being raped if they leave to search for food

Fighting HIV/Aids requires adequate funding, drugs and condoms for youth


At institutional level, there should be provision of leadership as well as strategic regulatory and policy measures

The 1995 Constitution is wearing thin on retreads


One wondered whether Speaker Rebecca Kadaga meant what she was saying after summoning the service chiefs and directing that the Office of the President be sealed off from the gangway leading to Parliament

Put an end to doctors’ industrial action


Now, the doctors say the warning to resume the strike, stems from what they say is government’s violation of the earlier joint resolutions

Zanzibar eye Ugandan scalp in Cecafa semis


Zanzibar were in the same group as Tanzania, but while the mainland team suffered an early elimination

14 football players in road accident


Baligasima called it a freak accident. Images from the scene and the hospital show some players with blood stained clothes while others have open wounds on the limbs and heads

Hippos knocked out


For those present at the Nkana Stadium in Kitwe yesterday and particularly persons with an affiliation to Lesotho, many will also remember the Uganda Under-20 side Hippos

Last chance saloon for Uganda’s Oilers at Africa Champions Cup


They have also lost all their three games thus far, conceding the most points to make this a clash of the bottom two teams

Faulty traffic lights sow chaos on Kampala roads


Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) officials have attributed the incidents to malfunction and vandalism

Jopadhola warn Iteso over cultural day event


The Iteso are scheduled to hold their first heritage day celebrations between today and Sunday at King George Memorial Stadium

600 structures face demolition


Mwesigwa said the number of developers seeking approval for their building plans had reduced by 30 per cent, which he blamed on the increasing number of unscrupulous engineers

Why Mukono junction expansion has stalled


Mr Kagimu says due to these disagreements, Unra has decided to abandon its earlier plan and resorted to repairing and beatifying the junction

50 government-aided schools face eviction


The KCCA spokesperson acknowledges the fact that majority of city schools do not have land titles, but he notes that they are engaging relevant bodies to protect schools’ land from land grabbers

Fire guts Tropical Bank in Masaka


Police say the fire was caused by a short circuit

One dead, seven injured in car crash


The driver of one of the cars died on spot

Security tightened in Bushenyi ahead of vote tallying


Six candidates including a former MP took part in the race for Igara East MP seat

How Museveni, NRM MPs agreed on 7-year term


New details emerging from the closed-door NRM Caucus meeting chaired by the President on Tuesday point at “a give and take deal” between Mr Museveni, who is the NRM chairman, and the MPs

Kadaga rejects calls to investigate Kutesa over bribery allegations


Ms Kadaga says it is premature given that it is not clear if the New York Southern District Magistrate’s Court, where a complaint in the allegation was made, is ready to proceed on the matter

Are health centres remembered only during campaigns?


In the run up to the March 2016 General Elections, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) released a campaign manifesto in which the party committed itself to presiding over a gradual increment in the number of workers in health facilities countrywide

Uganda’s oil activities: The new test in Nile Basin relations?


On the remote western edge of Uganda, the land nonchalantly drops down into the western arm of the Great Rift Valley to reveal the vast expanse of Lake Albert and the blue mountains of Congo and beyond