#UGDECIDES2021

NUP: EC results don’t reflect will of the people

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has rejected results of Thursday's presidential elections claiming that "they don't reflect the will of the people." The Electoral Commission...

Riots as Museveni is declared winner

Violent protests have broken out in different parts of the country the declaration of President Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni winner of the January 14 presidential elections....

Ssekandi hospitalised after election loss

Uganda's Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi was rushed to hospital after results from his Bukoto Central constituency showed that he had lost the parliamentary contest....

Museveni in commanding lead as Bobi Wine alleges fraud

President Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in a presidential election according to partial results on Saturday morning, with final results expected later in the...

US Mission Cancels Observation of Uganda’s Election

BY URN The United States Embassy in Uganda has cancelled its Diplomatic Observer Mission of Uganda’s general elections a day before the country heads to...

Uganda rejects EU team of election experts

The European Union (EU) has accused the Ugandan government of rejecting its offer to deploy a team of election experts for the purpose of monitoring...

Education

100,000 School Girls got Pregnant during Lockdown

More than 100,000 school girls were impregnated during the Covid-19 induced lockdown, records at the Ministry of Education and Sports indicate. President Yoweri Museveni announced...

Schools Directed to Allow Pregnant Girls

Challenged by the high cases of sexual offences against girls during the Covid-19 lockdown, government has instructed schools to allow pregnant girls back to class...

Gov’t Revises SOPs for Schools Re-opening

The Education Ministry has drafted new guidelines to offer actionable guidance for safe reopening and running of education institutions and reduce the impact of the...

Sports

Uganda Cubs Qualify for Afcon U-17 Finals

The Uganda Cubs have qualified for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) for the U-17 category. In-form Oscar Mawa scored the lone goal to...

Tony Mawejje Named on Uganda’s CHAN Squad

Uganda Cranes Coach Jonathan Macknistry has included Tony Mmawejje, Shaban Muhammad and Murushid Juuko in his 28-man provisional squad for the 2021 Chan tournament.  This...

FUFA, UMBRO Enter 4-Year-Partnership

Umbro, an English Sportswear and football equipment supplier has signed a partnership to be the official technical sponsor of the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA)...

Lifestyle

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...

Health Workers Sharing Room with COVID-19 Suspects at Mutukula Border

Health workers screening for COVID-19 at the Uganda-Tanzania border at Mutukula in Kyotera district are sharing accommodation space with suspected cases. The Ministry of Health...