Politics

MP Bagala thrown out of Parliament, to appeal ruling

The High Court in Mubende has nullified the election of Mityana district Woman MP Joyce Bagala. This follows an election petition by Judith Nabakooba, the minister...

IPOD to meet NUP over Conditions for joining Organization 

The Interparty Organisation for Dialogue ( IPOD) has written to the National Unity Platform (NUP) seeking for a meeting to discuss their involvement in the...

Court dismisses election Petition against NUP’ Ssenyonyi 

The High Court in Kampala has upheld the election of Joel Ssenyonyi as the validly elected Member of Parliament for Nakawa West constituency.  In his...

NUP rules out joining Besigye’ front for transition

The National Unity Platform has said it’s not against the People’s Front for Transition led by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye. Speaking to the...

Why Wanyoto lost Mbale City Woman MP election Petition

Mbale City Woman Member of parliament, Connie Nakayenze Galiwango has maintained a firm grip on her seat following the dismissal of an election by her...

MP loses Parliament seat over academic papers

Lady Justice Ketra Katunguuka has overturned the victory of Christine Nandagire Ndiwalana as Bukomansimbi North member of parliament.  She delivered the verdict in Masaka High...

Education

23 Primary Teachers Colleges to close over teaching Qualifications 

Twenty-three Primary Teachers Colleges-PTCs are set to close indefinitely as the government officially phases out Grade III and Grade V teaching qualifications in favor of...

MPs divided over sh500 billion bailout for Private Schools 

The debate of a motion that seeks for a bailout of private schools has suffered a setback when it emerged that some of the legislators...

Mityana School closes, turned into Lodge

Alliance Modern Nursery and Primary School in Mityana District is no more. The school premises now host an unnamed guest house.  The former school signpost...

Sports

Uganda Qualifies for all Africa Championships 

Uganda’s team led by top seed Brian Kasirye has qualified for the semi-final stage of the 2021 All Africa Mixed Team Championship. The hosts defeated...

Uganda’ star Wainwright joins NBA on a two-year contract 

Uganda's Star Ishmail Wainwright has joined National Basketball Association (NBA) outfits Phoenix Suns on a two-year contract. The deal comes less than a week after...

Five nominated for FUFA Airtel 2021 Best Male Football Player of the Year award 

Five players have been nominated to compete for the FUFA Airtel 2021 Best male Football player of the year Award. The nominees were revealed today...

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...