[New Times] Yves Murenzi, the head coach of the Rwanda U-18 boys' basketball team, has urged his players to be 'very cautious' ahead of their second meeting with Uganda's Junior Silverbacks on Thursday.
[Nile Post] The Minister of State in Charge of Ethics and Integrity Rose Lilly Akello has made a visit to Lubiri High School to get first hand information about the recent viral video involving some of their students.
[The Conversation Africa] Makerere University, which marks its centenary this year, is well-known as the oldest university in East Africa and as a cradle of political elites. Its alumni include presidents and prime ministers - among them Joseph Kabila (Democratic Republic of Congo), Julius Nyerere and Benjamin Mkapa (Tanzania), Mwai Kibaki (Kenya), and Milton Obote and Ruhakana Rugunda (Uganda).
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The question on whether Nairobi gubernatorial hopeful Johnson Sakaja legitimately graduated from Team University in Uganda has been put to Uganda Education Minister Janet Museveni.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- The Constitutional Court in Kampala on Tuesday, June 7th started hearing the petition against the HIV Prevention and Control Act, 2015 after six years of filing.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- 'We must budget for compulsory primary school education and stop these greedy teachers from sending children back home', President Yoweri Museveni has urged lawmakers.
[Nile Post] The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has said the government is considering increasing the senior citizen's grants paid to the older person of 80 years and above from Shs 25,000 to Shs 35,000.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Agago, Uganda -- Northern Uganda's revered shea trees are under threat from climate change and illegal loggers who turn the wood into charcoal and sell the fuel for use in cooking
[Observer] No serious storyteller can narrate Uganda's post-independence story without giving prominence to the famous Luweero triangle. It is that pivotal but that is a story for another day. For decades, farmers in Uganda have earned very little, sometimes nothing from their produce and farmland due to issues such as failure to source the right inputs, absence of modernization equipment and inability to access ready markets among others.
[Nile Post] The executive director of the Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises (FSME), John Kakungulu Walugembe last week graduated from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government with a masters in Public Administration.
[Nile Post] The leader of People's Front for Transition(PFT), Dr. Kizza Besigye has wondered why a highly indebted nation like Uganda has many ministers, legislators, presidential advisors and Resident District Commissioners(RDC) who all survive on taxpayers money.
[Nile Post] President Museveni has conveyed his best wishes to President Hassan Sheik Mohamud, the 10th president of Somalia as he prepares to take up the responsibilities and challenges of the presidency of the war torn country.
[Nile Post] Members of Parliament want the former executive director, Mulago hospital, Dr. Byarugaba Baterana to explain what befell Shs 206 million meant for allowances for medical interns and senior health officers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
[Nile Post] Although menstruation is a natural process signalling a girl's puberty, discriminatory practices shrouded in heinous associated stigma and cultural taboos and lack of access to correct information still prevail.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has paid out a total of sh421 billion worth of midterm benefits to over 21,600 eligible members in less than 3 months, following commencement of payments in March this year.
[Independent (Kampala)] The world has not yet won the war against malaria. While the total number of cases has declined from about 81.1 cases per 1,000 population to 59 per 1,000 since 2000, there were still an estimated 240 million cases and 600,000 deaths in 2020 globally.
[Nile Post] In 2005, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni commissioned the Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development (PIBID) to kick-start the industrial commercialisation of Uganda's bananas through research and development.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- Ugandan school, Project Shelter Wakadogo, which supports vulnerable and hard to reach children, has been named one of the top 10 schools globally by World's Best School Prizes in the Overcoming Adversity category.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -- Lawmakers have put the former Executive Director (ED) Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Byarugaba Baterana on the spot over the expenditure of Shs206 million meant for allowances for medical interns and senior health officers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
[Nile Post] President Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the UPDF has this week set camp in Eastern and North Eastern region, boots on ground, with a clarion call to the security organs to nip in the bud, the threat of re-insurgence of cattle-rustlers in Karamoja region.
[Nile Post] The Kyabazinga of Busoga William Wilberforce Kadhumbula Gabula Nadiope IV has launched a drive to end malaria through early diagnosis and treatment, including identifying asymptomatic cases.
[Nile Post] Uganda's banking sector remained on growth track in the year ended December 2021, despite economic disruptions brought about by Covid-19 pandemic, Bank of Uganda (BoU)'s Annual Supervision Report 2021 shows.
[Nile Post] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has paid out a total of shs421 billion worth of midterm benefits to over 21,600 eligible members in three months, following commencement of payments in March this year.
[Nyasa Times] Minister of National Unity Timothy Pagonachi Mtambo and senior officials from the National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) are in Uganda to learn how that government is running its governance structures and institutions.
[Nile Post] National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has criticised Museveni's State House expenditure, saying he will need far less than shs 1 trillion to maintain his presidency if he was to assume control of Plot 1.