June 2, 2023 by URN
Access to the Namugongo Catholic Martyrs' shrines has become difficult for motorists due to the closure of roads by security.
June 2, 2023 by URN
The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) has extended the registration deadline for the 2023 national examinations at all three levels.
June 1, 2023 by URN
Buvuma district deputy internal security officer (ISO) Saul Ssimbwa has been arrested for allegedly assaulting New Vision correspondent for Greater...
June 1, 2023 by VOA
Zimbabwe's parliament approved a controversial law that ostensibly promotes patriotism but has been denounced by the opposition as a "draconian...
Uganda Funeral Services (UFS) has been ordered by the High court to pay over Shs 261 million in compensation to a motorist whose vehicle they knocked last year.
Four members of Hoima City Service Commission have been arrested for alleged abuse of office and forgery.
There was panic at the police criminal investigations directorate (CID) headquarters in Kibuli on Tuesday after unidentified individuals dumped a bag initially suspected to contain explosives.
The acting US ambassador to Zimbabwe has been summoned by government over an ad urging citizens in the southern African nation to register to vote.
Last week, the media was awash with the sensational news that a cosmetics tycoon, Michael Kaswuli aka Samona, had ordered for DNA tests of his 25 children and was inconsolably shocked to discover that only fifteen were actually his biological children.
A Kampala city lawyer, Ronnie Mukisa is the latest victim of gun violence. Mukisa, 45, a lawyer working at IBC Advocates at Namanda Plaza was shot dead on Tuesday night at his home in Makindye Sebagabo, Wakiso district
Six students of Excel Vocational Training Institute in Kalule, Luwero district have been transferred to Bombo Military hospital after suffocating while trying to retrieve their belongings from the dormitory during a Tuesday afternoon fire outbreak.
Although President Yoweri Museveni has assented to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill of 2023, the consequences of this law areexpected to have a significant impact on the economy and access to health-care for people living with HIV/Aids in Uganda.
DR JIMMY SPIRE SSENTONGO, a renowned cartoonist who has recently assumed the role of a social and political activist, has revealed that he has received credible information about a threat to his life if he does not cease his activism.
The Namugongo Martyrs Anglican shrine has undergone a remarkable transformation with the construction of an amphitheater and a museum as part of a Shs 69 billion project.
The Uganda Vice Chancellors’ Forum (UVCF) has said there does not exist something called an expired course or academic programme, and the public should not be afraid about a non-issue.
Kanungu Magistrate's court has dismissed a petition filed by Fortunate Kyarikunda seeking to set aside a ruling that ordered her to compensate Richard Tumwiine for breach of a marriage promise.
A group of 11 activists has petitioned the Constitutional court challenging the new anti-homosexuality law just hours after it was signed by President Yoweri Museveni.
Bola Tinubu became Nigeria's president Monday during a period of unprecedented challenges for Africa's most populous country, leaving some citizens hopeful for a better life and others skeptical that his government would perform better than the one he succeeded.
Following a public outcry, the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) will henceforth cease to use the term "expired" to describe programmes that are due or overdue for re-assessment at universities and higher institutions of learning.
US President Joe Biden has threatened to cut aid totaling up to $1 billion per year after Uganda President Yoweri Museveni assented to the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2023. The new law calls for up to 20 years in prison for promoting homosexuality and life imprisonment for anyone convicted of homosexuality.
The Anti-Corruption court has dismissed a petition by the state minister for Karamoja Affairs, Agnes Nandutu, to halt her trial in relation to the Karamoja iron sheets scandal.
President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally signed into law the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2023.
A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in Mitooma district for allegedly throwing into the river her one-year-old baby.
Kabale Chief Magistrate's court has attached three vehicles belonging to Kabale district local government for auctioning after the district failed to pay Shs 60.7 million to a contractor.
The Cross-Cultural Foundation (CCFU) has this year awarded six individuals and organizations for their role in the conservation and protection of Uganda’s cultural and social heritage.
A private security guard attached to SGA Security on Sunday survived being lynched after he shot and injured a boda boda rider in Garuga, Entebbe.
President Yoweri Museveni has blamed the humiliating attack by al-Shabaab militants on a Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF) base in Somalia on the field commanders.
Kiwoko town council police station is holding a one Mugisa Kagwire for animal cruelty after he killed three pigs and two goats belonging to Gorette Namakula, a fellow resident of Mabadde village, Kiwoko town council in Nakaseke district.
Uganda has dispatched more soldiers to Somalia following a Friday dawn attack on its army base by al-Shabaab militants.
Brig Gen Fred Semawenge, who, vehemently denied that government soldiers committed several atrocities against the people of Teso sub-region between 1986 and 1992 has now regretted his earlier spirited defence.
The body of a 45-year-old woman Grace Nabulya who went missing this week has been found.
Two street children were knocked dead during a 1 am accident today at the Acacia-Kayunga road junction in Kampala.
The state minister for Karamoja Affairs Agnes Nandutu has petitioned the Constitutional court to halt her trial in the Anti-Corruption court. Nandutu is battling charges of dealing with suspect property in the infamous Karamoja iron sheet scandal at the Office of Prime Minister (OPM). Nandutu's lawyers led by criminal lawyer…
Seven members of the same family have reportedly died in landslides that have ravaged several villages in Bulambuli district, eastern Uganda.
The Standards, Utilities and Wildlife court in Kampala has granted bail to Stanley Kisambira the embattled judiciary driver.
A haunted mourner who confessed to killing an electrician in Kabale district during a vigil has been charged with murder alongside three other suspects.
Ukrainian Foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba is urging African countries to abandon their stances of neutrality towards his country's war with Russia.
A 23-year-old student, Felista Nyamathira Njoroge has just lost to the Kenyan government over Shs 2.7 billion (KShs 102 million) cash gift from her Belgian boyfriend, Marc De Mesel.
High court judge Lawrence Gidudu has fixed July 4th as the date to decide on whether individuals implicated in the diversion of iron sheets and other items under their ministries and departments can be legally held accountable.
Government has tabled before parliament a loan request worth Shs 2.26 trillion (about $608.66 million) to upgrade roads in Greater Kampala.
A 47-year-old police constable Alex Kitiyo has shot himself dead in Kassanda after attempting to kill his boss.
The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has said that the qualifications of graduates who pursued courses recently declared expired, but with prior accreditation are valid.
The director of public prosecutions (DPP), Jane Frances Abodo, is set to prosecute several ministers and individuals implicated in the diversion of iron sheets intended for the impoverished communities in the northeastern Karamoja sub-region.
Uganda’s public debt has reached an alarming level. To clear the burden, each of the 45 million Ugandans will need to make a one-off contribution of at least Shs 1.7 million.
There is a growing sense of concern among staff at Makerere University following the recent decision by the University Council to suspend the operations of the University Staff Appeal Tribunal.
A distressing number of road accidents involving pupils have been reported at Kitante primary school, leaving at least 18 children injured last term, according to Jane Mugisha Kyakuwa, the school’s head teacher.
If the repossession of your mental health is currently hinged on getting a job in Uganda, I don’t need a medical degree to tell you that you are going to fall into a long slump of depression, and eventually watch your mind fly off the rails because there’s no job…
Kampala’s leafy suburbs of Kololo, Naguru and Ntinda are dotted with luxurious apartments and residential houses.
STUART MUTEBI KIWANUKA, the legendary football commentator, died May 20 aged 62. For more than 30 years, Mutebi worked on the airwaves and TV, becoming one of the most recognizable figures in sports commentary.
Stanbic bank and the ministry of Health have launched a cooperative society initiative aimed at raising Shs 5.9 billion for safe motherhood in the country.
Festus Nyoni picked out a few items in a supermarket in Zimbabwe's capital, looked at the prices and knew she was in the wrong place.
Buganda Road Magistrate's court has remanded Robert Kisolo for three weeks on charges of obtaining Shs 200m by false pretense from Cairo Bank Limited.
A Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier, Pte Patrick Byamukama has been killed while on pass leave in Kabale district, western Uganda. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning at around 01:00 am.
The deputy speaker of parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has directed the minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni to present a statement on the issue of expired courses and programs being taught in different Ugandan universities.
A P.3 dropout George Stanley Muwonge has been elected as the new deputy speaker of Mukono district. The seat became vacant following the resignation of the former deputy speaker Robert Mwesigwa Ssentongo over unknown reasons.
A 21-year-old student of Bulucheke secondary school in Bududa district, Andrew Watetera has been hacked to death by his brother-in-law following a quarrel over Parish Development Model (PDM) cash.
Ronald Odyek, the dispenser/pharmacist of Nebbi General hospital in Nebbi district is in custody for allegedly stealing a significant amount of essential drugs worth millions of shillings.