Politics

Kayunga district LC5 aspirants protest delays in nomination exercise

Aspirants in the Kayunga LCV by-elections have protested the delayed start of the nomination exercise. The nomination of candidates contesting in local government residual and...

NUP, NRM pick candidates for by-elections in Rakai

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) and the National Unity Platform (NUP) have started vetting party members to be nominated for the four vacant positions in...

NRM supporters in Kayunga divided over LC5 by-election

National Resistance Movement-NRM supporters in Kayunga opposed to the district party leadership under Moses Kaliisa Karangwa have created a parallel office to coordinate campaign activities...

Why NUP’ Nambasa won Makerere University’ guild race

Shamim Nambasa is the 87th guild president of Makerere University. She secured a landslide victory in the guild polls held on Friday. Nambasa, who ran...

Oulanyah asks India to skill Ugandan MPs

The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has asked the Indian Government to support new members of the Ugandan Parliament to enhance their debate. Oulanyah was...

NRM bosses demand facilitation for Kayunga district by-election

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) leaders in Kayunga are demanding funds for mobilization in the LCV Chairperson by-election. Last month, the Electoral Commission set December...

Education

Government given five months to fulfill salary enhancement for public Universities staff

The Forum for Academic Staff in Public Universities of Uganda (FASPU) has given the government up to March to fulfill its pledge of increasing their...

Gulu University students strike over food, living allowances

Two students of Gulu University were on Tuesday arrested by the police for allegedly inciting violence. They have been identified as Job Tumusiimwe and Alumansi...

Opposition MPs reject First Lady’ invitation of MPs to Kololo over reopening of schools

The Opposition in Parliament has raised objection to a request by the Minister of Education, Janet Museveni to meet Members of Parliament at Kololo Independence...

Sports

Rally drivers donate relief items to disabled children

Rally drivers under their umbrella body of the Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda (FMU) on Monday donated user items worth five million Shillings to...

Samuel Eto’o: Ex-Barcelona star cleared to stand in Cameroon FA polls

Former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has been cleared to stand in elections to be the next president of the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot). A total...

FUBA secures funds for silver backs ahead of world cup qualifiers

After spending almost three days in a funding crisis, the Federation of Uganda’s Basketball Association (FUBA) has finally secured funds for the National Basketball team,...

Lifestyle

Generation Equality: “Girls who believe in themselves become visionary leaders”

Young women and men, boys and girls are at the heart of the UN Women-led global campaign Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights for an Equal...

Women stand-up comedians in Zimbabwe talk about sex – and the patriarchy

Amanda Källstig, University of Manchester In 2019, Zimbabwean comedy made international news when comedian Samantha Kureya, known on stage as Gonyeti, was abducted and tortured...

Harry and Meghan speak out about royal family split in interview

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have spoken about the struggles of living in the royal family in a highly-anticipated interview with US television personality...