Politics

Museveni to name VP, PM this week

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to name his picks for Vice President and Prime Minister ahead of the national budget reading ceremony scheduled for Thursday,...

Museveni: How I defeated Kadaga

In a revealing speech to Parliament following the election of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, President Yoweri Museveni has given insights into how he neutralized...

Oulanyah is the new Speaker

Omoro MP Jacob Oulanyah has trounced Rebecca Kadaga, the Kamuli Woman MP, to become Speaker of the 11th Parliament. They have been at the helm...

NUP too shy to endorse Kadaga

A Sunday evening meeting of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) parliamentary caucus failed to agree, at least formally, on the candidate the party will...

I’ll fight on – Kadaga

At a press briefing that lasted for not more than two minutes, Rebecca Kadaga denounced the decision of the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the...

CEC discusses Oboth-Oboth as compromise candidate for Speaker

For about five hours, members of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) topmost policy organ – the Central Executive Committee (CEC) remained locked up in a...

Education

House of Zakat brings hope to Yumbe’s Lodonga orphans

Marks of biting poverty were visible on their faces, but most touching are the conditions under which their children study at a school established at...

Technology provides solutions for continuity of refugee education in Uganda

By Our Reporter 26-year-old Ugandan Micah Egessa was among the teachers who learned how to use a tablet-based learning platform and help students continue their...

Gov’t loses Shs 7.3 billion to ghost teachers

Over Shs 7.3 billion is spent on payment of salaries to unscrupulous teachers on the government payroll, members of Parliament's committee on Education have heard.According...

Sports

Kitara relegated after 4-0 loss to Express FC

A brace from on-form forward Erick Kambale and a goal each from left back Arthur Kiggundu and substitute Frank Kalanda handed Express FC a 4-0...

Super League is dead, admits Agnelli

Breakaway European Super League founder and Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli said on Wednesday that the league can longer go ahead after six English clubs withdrew....

Gov’t fails to raise Shs 96 billion for Namboole renovation

Government has confirmed that Uganda risks playing its World Cup Qualifiers in neighbouring countries unless the World football governing body FIFA and the Confederation of...

Lifestyle

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...

From where I stand: “It has become impossible to meet daily needs”

Esther Macharia, 37, is a single mother and the only breadwinner for herself and her daughter. When the COVID-19 crisis came to Kenya, she lost...