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Hundreds of pigs die as African swine fever hits Masaka

7 hours 37 min ago
 Dr Kirumira said the first cases of swine fever were first reported  at Mwalo Village in Kimanya-Kyabakuza Division last week where Ms Fiona Kataama, a prominent piggery farmer lost over 300 pigs early this month .

Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency

8 hours 44 min ago
The 15-nation Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) has also repeatedly urged Jammeh to respect the outcome of the vote and step aside, a call backed by the UN Security Council, African Union and others.

Constitutional Court halts MP Kabaziguruka trial

9 hours 28 min ago
He wants the military court dissolved, saying it is unlawfully established and has no powers to either try civilians or officers and men of the UPDF as its jurisdiction is limited to instilling discipline in errant soldiers.

Al-Shabaab executes captured Ugandan soldier

10 hours 14 min ago
After the attack on Janaale UPDF base, the outgoing Chief of Defence Forces, Gen Katumba Wamala, set up a board of inquiry chaired by Brig Jack Bakasumba, which found out that the commanders didn’t handle the operational requirements well.

Defiant real estate dealers face arrest

10 hours 34 min ago
Speaking in an interview on Monday, Mr Walusimbi revealed that none of the real estate companies operating in the area has registered despite giving them enough grace period

World Bank raises global growth to 2.7% for 2017

10 hours 35 min ago
The new Global Economic Prospects (GEPs) by the World Bank (WB) states that global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 per cent in 2017 after a post-crisis low growth

Uganda Baati taken to court over dubious transfer pricing

10 hours 39 min ago
On Monday, the four, Uganda Baati and the trustees of the Chandaria Foundation appeared in the civil division of the High Court

IMF chief visit to highlight Uganda’s economic agenda

10 hours 41 min ago
Ms Lagarde is expected to visit Uganda between January 25 and 28 in what she described as a trip that will help her understand Uganda’s economic agenda

Samsung heir awaits court decision on possible arrest

10 hours 51 min ago
Samsung is the single biggest contributor to the foundations and separately paid Choi millions of euros, allegedly to bankroll her daughter's equestrian training in Germany.

Let’s work at professionalising sports

10 hours 56 min ago
Onyango is a professional sportsman and for these professionals, the highest level of recognition comes with being able to move to bigger and better professional clubs

The Cranes have already won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

11 hours 2 min ago
I have a delightful controversial and cantankerous dentist friend in Kampala, and he had an example of this phenomenon

Plutocracy or democracy? Ugandans must decide

11 hours 4 min ago
Plutocracy is defined as ‘government by the wealthy’ and democracy as ‘government by the people or whole population’

Justice Kavuma was prejudged by Parliament

11 hours 6 min ago
According to newspaper reports, the Speaker of Parliament has already written to the President to complain that some people are trying to use the Judiciary to gag Parliament

Tackle fire outbreaks with urgency, rigour

11 hours 10 min ago
The country is back to the menace of destructive fire outbreaks. Property that local leaders estimate to be worth Shs50 million was gutted at Anaka Hospital on Monday

Local athletics body, IAAF impressed with Uganda Broadcasting Corporation

11 hours 28 min ago
The IAAF delegates and Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) officials that attended the National Cross Country Championship left impressed with UBC’s coverage

Thrills and spills as 32 pairings progress in Singleton Challenge

11 hours 37 min ago
Thrills and spills were aplenty as the inaugural Singleton Matchplay Championships Challenge teed off at Entebbe Golf Club (EGC) on January 14

Afcon: Local coaches take round one

11 hours 48 min ago
Before Uganda kicked their first Afcon ball in 39 years here last night, only two victories had been registered in six matches

Is Tullow’s 12-year adventure in Uganda’s oil sector ending?

15 hours 24 sec ago
Tullow’s Uganda success was driven by another wildcat oil company, Energy Africa, a South African exploration company. Tullow acquired it for $500m (Shs1.8 trillion) at the time

There are massive opportunities in ICT innovations, says expert

15 hours 24 sec ago
We have information that the Innovation Fund was incorporated into the annual plans of the ministry of ICT & National Guidance and was given a nod of approval by the President

School dropout ventures into women crafts to earn a living

15 hours 24 sec ago
Ms Jackline Nakirijja, was abandoned by her parents in Primary Seven which forced her to stay with her aunt.