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NUP MPs told to unpick Museveni’s dirty money

By Brendah Akankwatsa and Leonard Kamugisha Akida, NATIONAL Over the last one fortnight, there have been speculations in the public domain that parliament had allocated Sh40...

Dr Kazibwe: Kenyan forth-coming elections, a fright to the EA economy

By David Ijjo, NATIONAL As Kenya prepares for general elections in 2022, Ugandan media scholar and Political analyst Dr. Samuel Kazibwe, explores the conflict drivers and...

Besigye calls for establishment of Inspectorate of Prisons Commission

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, NATIONAL The National Chairman of the People's Front for Transition (PFT) Rtd Col Dr. Kizza Besigye has asked parliament to establish an...

Current Affairs

Leading Western Uganda Filmmaker, Hamim Matovu dies

By Priscah Atuhaire, NATIONAL Western Uganda filmmaker Hamim Matov alias Jet Ham, whose work included Joan (Omuntu Ow'omunda), Love to Sorrow and King of Kings that...

UPC joins voices against salary discrimination

By Mercy Agumenaitwe, NATIONAL The Uganda People's Congress has joined hundreds of thousand voices seeking to an end to discriminatory salary enhancements to teachers in all...

Low turn up as EC closes registration for women council elections

NATIONAL The Uganda Electoral Commission has noted low turn up of women for registration in the women councils elections in some parts of the country...

Agribusiness

Farmer trampled to death by elephant

By Isaac Tayebwa, WILDLIFE A farmer in Kicwamba Kasese district has been reported dead after he was trampled and killed by a stray elephant after herd...

UPDF Soldiers Airlifted To Kampala After Nasty Accident

By Watera, NATIONAL Eleven soldiers of the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) have been airlifted to Kampala in critical conditions to get emergency medical treatment after...

Sugar Factory suspends productions over low sugarcane supply

By Brendah Atukunda, NATIONAL  Atiak sugar factory in Amuru district has temporarily shut down sugar production over inadequate cane supply., Parrits UG has learned. The factory which...

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Technology

Elon Musk Twitter Takeover Put On Hold

By Isaac Tayebwa and Annet Nakanwagi, WORLD TECHNOLOGY Elon Musk said his $44 billion bid to purchase Twitter was “temporarily on hold” until he could get...

Capt Mukula advises on creating sustainable aviation...

By Isaac Tayebwa, AIRSPACE REPORT The aviation industry is world wide in turmoil in the post-Covid-19 pandemic and a plan for developing countries in airspace is...

Osirike! Why Brands Should Capitalise On Trends

The Ugandan social media space never gets cold as new slangs and phrases keep unfolding. Tusimbudde,Tokisusa, Tojja, Kwetega, Olemwa, etc are among many other...

UPDF, Kiira Motors have never manufuctured any...

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, PARLIAMENT: Ugandan minister for Science, Technology and Innovation has shocked parliament after she disclosed that Kiira Motors and the national army (UPDF)...

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11 hospitalized after fight at Mbarara High

By Priscilla Owomugisha, REGIONAL At least 11 students of Mbarara High alias Chappa in Mbarara city are nursing wounds following a fight between Senior Six and...

FILBERT BAGUMA: “We are going there. However, our stand is very clear”

By Mercy Agumenaitwe, NATIONAL Today, the minister of education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni is meeting with UNATU leaders to agree on the way forward over...

UMEME injects Sh3.8 billion in Kira power supply project

By Peter Bwengye, REGIONAL UMEME has announced it is investing Sh3.8b in a project to improve power supply in Kira municipality Wakiso District The electricity distributor says...

Museveni stops updf operations in DRC

NATIONAL Latest reports show that President Yoweri Museveni has stopped with immediate effect all the Operation Shujaa activities in the Eastern DR Congo. According to the...

Ethics ministry partners with Makerere University and other partners to promote moral values in schools

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, NATIONAL The minister of state for ethics and intergrity, Lilly Akello Rose has said that her ministry together with the ministry of...

Academics

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Obituary

Journalist dies after collapsing on Boda Boda

By Eliot Owen Ojambo, REGIONAL The media fraternity is mourning the untimely death of renown Soroti based freelance photojournalist Milton Opaco, who has passed on Friday...

Kabale Diocese Iconic Priest, Fr Vincent Kanyonza is dead

By Isaac Tayebwa, REGIONAL The Catholic church is in sombre mood after news of the death of Kabale Diocese Iconic Priest Rev. Fr. Vincent Kanyonza who...

Pilgrim killed by speeding vehicle trekking to Namugongo

By Priscah Atuhaire, REGIONAL Pilgrims from Kitwe Parish in Ntungamo District on Saturday had their 393KM journey cut short after one of their members was knocked...

City Businessman dies in plane minutes after landing at Entebbe Airport

By Lady Heart Tinah, KAMPALA Kampala businessman Yusuf Kulembera has passed. According to reports, Kulembwra dies on flight from Dubai a few minutes after landing at Entebbe...

Makerere student succumbs to diabetes one week to graduation

By Lady Heart Tinah, KAMPALA Petrinah Babirye, 24, a student of Makerere University pending graduation has been announced dead one week to her graduation. The University Guild...

Sports News

Joshua cheptegei wins 5000m race on day one of the prefontaine classic.

By Eliot Owen Ojambo Uganda's Olympic medalist Joshua cheptegei has  won the 5000m race  at the 2022 prefontaine classic at Hayward field in Eugene . The...

Latest Articles

District warns residents on job deal extortion

By Eliot Owen Ojambo, REGIONAL Officials at Lira District Local Government have warned residents on fraudsters masquerading as district workers and extort money from the public...

Muni University Vice Chancellor, Prof Christine Dranzoa dead

By Eliot Owen Ojambo, NATIONAL Prof. Christine Dranzoa, the Vice Chancellor of Muni University has passed on, the University has announced.   According to the University, the professor...

Former MP Robert Centenary Calls For Equity In Salary Payments

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, NATIONAL The quest for equal payments to teachers' salaries has intensified as former Kasese municipality MP Robert Centenary joins hundred of thousands...

Wakiso Giants appoints Luyinda as head coach

By Our Reporter, NATIONAL StarTimes Uganda Premier League outfit Wakiso Giants have unveiled John Luyinda as Coach on a two-year contract deal. Luyinda replaces Alex Gitta who...

Two arrested over Mukono Supermarket armed robbery

By Tracy Oiko Acen and Leonard Kamugisha Akida, REGIONAL Two prime suspects have been arrested in connection to armed robbery attack on Spice Supermarket located Ku...

FDC officiates flagbearers for Bukimbiri county and Busongora county south by elections

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, NATIONAL Following two court rulings that nullified both Bukimbiri county (Kisoro) and Busongora County South (Kasese), ordering for fresh elections, the Forum...

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Leaders want June 11th Owobusobozi Bisaka Birthday declared public holiday

By Patricia Turyahebwa, REGIONAL Local leaders in Bunyoro subregion have appealed to the government to recognise the faith of unity as a tourism centre and declare...

Besigye arrested again

NATIONAL As the nation was glued on Radio and Television stations listening and watching to the reading of the national budget for the Financial year...

Wazalendo SACCO Welcomes UPDF Boxing Champion

By Our Reporter, NATIONAL Wazalendo Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (WSACCO) has received one of its members Sgt Ssebute Abdul at WSACCO Headquarters in Kiwatule Kampala,...

Prison wardress killed after travelling to Mbarara to see boyfriend

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, REGIONAL A Uganda Prisons Service wardress who had travelled to visit her boyfriend in Mbarara was shot dead on yet to identify...

Woman arrested in connection to husband murder

By Priscilla Owomugisha, RUKUNGIRI  Police in Rukungiri is holding Restatuta Asiimwe, a married woman for suspectedly conniving with other assailants to kill his husband on yet...

Travel

Kampala-Entebbe express highway toll starts this week....

Payment by vehicle drivers and motorcycle riders for the use of the Kampala-Entebbe Express highway; also commonly known as Road Toll fee, is slated...

Dubai suspends flights from Kenya

By Our Reporter, NAIROBI: Flights with inbound and transit passenger movements to Dubai from Kenya have been temporarily suspended for 48 hours effective today. According to the...

More than 21,600 Traffic offenders arrested in...

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, PARROTS UG|ROAD CODE: The directorate of traffic and road safety at Uganda Police has reported that they have arrested 21,615 traffic offenders...

It never gets late at Oguzulu, a...

By Stephen M Gonzaga Oguzulu, Ozugulu, Oguluzu, funny how people fail to pronounce it right. Well, it's Oguzulu! So last weekend I joined my guys Keem...

Entertainment

Tanzania bans Diamond’s Mtasubiri music video

Peter Bwengye; This is not the first time Diamond’s video has caused a stir, two months ago, his song Gidi was also put on the...

Feature News

Ambrosoli Consult Joins FSME Uganda

By Eliot Owen Ojambo and Brendah Atukunda, BUSINESS REPORT The federation of small and medium size enterprises (FSME) Uganda has awarded a certificate of membership to...

Egyptian president Tells Citizens To Eat Tree...

By Leonard Kamugisha Akida, WORLD You have certainly been cursing President Museveni for telling you to eat cassava if bread is expensive. You will soon thank...

Zoo attendant loses finger playing with lion...

By Priscah Atuhaire, WILDLIFE A zoo guide was left in excruciating pain after trying to show off his playing skills with a lion while on duty. Some...

Celebrating Women In Media: Peace Bridget Breaking...

A 2013 study by the International Women’s Media Foundation indicated that, almost two-thirds of female journalists have been sexually harassed or abused on the...
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