Politics

Kibalama claims NUP leadership, opens parallel head offices

Fresh trouble is brewing in the National Unity Platform (NUP), Uganda's youngest political party following a decision by Moses Kibalama Ngonge, one of the founders...

Wanyoto loses election appeal against Connie Ggaliwango

Lydia Wanyoto Mutende has lost her appeal challenging the victory of her rival, Connie Nakayenze Galiwango, the Mbale city woman member of parliament.  Wanyoto ran...

NUP Petitions EC over Women’s elections

The National Unity Platform (NUP) leaders in Masaka City have petitioned the Electoral Commission ( EC) over intimidation and interference of security personnel in the...

NRM Picks former MP Ariko, for Soroti East Parliamentary seat

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has decided to drop Jimmy Ekemu and identify another candidate for the Soroti East Constituency by-elections. Ekemu hoisted the...

Besigye detained at Naggalama Police station

Former Forum for Democratic for Change (FDC) President Kiiza Besigye has been arrested and transferred to Naggalama Police Station. Police arrested Besigye on Tuesday while...

Muslims told to pay allegiance to NRM for jobs in Gov’t

Muslims in Uganda should obey NRM government if they want to access key positions in public service sector according to Kayunga Resident District Commissioner (RDC)...

Education

Students set school building on fire in Lyantonde

The administration block of St Gonzaga Secondary school Kijukizo in Lyantonde Sub County, Lyantonde district has been set on fire during a students’ strike. The...

Teacher’s Strike: Intimidation by Gov’t worsens strike

Classes have remained under lock and key despite the government pressure on teachers to return to class or risk losing their jobs.  Last week, teachers...

Gov’t tells striking teachers to return to classrooms or get fired

The government has ordered the striking teachers to return to their duty stations by June 24 without fail or risk being scrapped off the payrolls. ...

Sports

Rugby cranes off to France for world cup qualifiers

The Rugby Cranes have departed for France to participate in the African qualifiers for the 2023 Rugby world cup.  Oscar Olaro, Vice President of Technical...

AFCON Qualifiers; Uganda Cranes falls to Algeria

Uganda Cranes started its Total Energies African Cup of Nations ( AFCON) Qualifiers campaign on a low note falling to Algeria 2-0 in Algiers on ...

Micho optimistic as Uganda Cranes faces Algeria in AFCON opening

Uganda Cranes will open their African Cup of Nations campaign this weekend with an away fixture against Algeria, the two-time African champions.  Uganda seeks to...

Lifestyle

Book review: No One May Remain

No One May Remain is the title of a new book by Syrian novelist and literary critic Haitham Hussein. The book is autobiographical; the author...

Minors stuck in hospital over Shs5m medical bill for sick father

Three minors in Fort Portal tourism city are stuck with their ailing father after failing to secure Shs 5million needed for his surgery after being...

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...