Politics

Museveni behind the move for Parliament to elect President says, Political analysts

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is behind talks of the ongoing parliamentary democracy debate for selfish interests, some political observers have noted. Early this week, media...

NUP can’t give up on elections -Kyagulanyi

The Party President National Unity Platform ( NUP) Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has said his party still believes in elections as one of...

NRM’s Andrew Muwonge is the new Kayunga district chairperson

The Electoral Commission has declared Andrew Muwonge, the winner of the Kayunga LCV by-election. Muwonge who contested on the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party ticket...

NRM wins Kayunga district LC5 seat, NUP protests results

The Electoral Commission ( EC) has Friday Morning declared National Resistance Movement' ( NRM) Andrew Muwonge, has the dully elected LCV chairperson, for Kayunga district....

Chaos in Tororo as voters names miss on the register

A number of voters were upset after finding their names missing on the voters’ register at Muwenge Primary School polling station, Tororo District. Residents of...

NUP candidate wins councilor seat in absentia

Sharif Ssaku, the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate has won the Kifamba Male Youth Councilor’s seat in Rakai district in absentia. Ssaku has replaced his...

Education

Reopening of Schools : Students, teachers given Psychosocial support

Pupils and teachers in Gulu District are undergoing one-week-long psychosocial support as schools reopen. The psychosocial support is being carried out by selected teachers trained...

Religious leaders want pregnant girls barred from School

The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) has called for a review in the government policy on admission of pregnant and breastfeeding student mothers in schools...

Schools turn away students over lack of Scholastic materials

Dozens of students in Masaka district have been turned away by their schools over the lack of scholastic materials to support their learning. This as...

Sports

Africa cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon

After several fears and uncertainty, the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021 will finally kick-off today in Yaounde, Cameroon. The excitement in Cameroon right...

Hippos unveil new players ahead of rugby premier league

The Hippos Rugby Club has unveiled newly acquired players ahead of the fourth coming rugby premier league season. The new players include; Michael Amollo and...

Micho summons Squad ahead of international Matches

The Uganda Cranes head coach, Milutin Micho Sredojevic has summoned a 21-man squad for two international build-up matches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Uganda...

Lifestyle

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of the...

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...