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Friday, 12-19-14, 14:02Crackdown On Facebook in Uganda[Waza]The government of Uganda has launched a crackdown on political activists who use social media to convey their messages. The first victims are three youthful activists who are behind the popular Facebook page Masindi News Network, where young people in the oil rich Bunyoro region exchange views on governance issues. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 6:53Sudanese Students in Uganda Condemn SAF Over Blue Nile Rape Claims[Sudan Tribune]Kampala -The Nuba Mountain Students Association in Uganda (NUMSAU) has condemned the allegations that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) is responsible for committing rape in Blue Nile state. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 3:59Cabinet Approves More Powers for Museveni[Observer]Buried in 62 pages are 57 amendments to the Constitution approved by cabinet, which give more powers to President Museveni. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 11:30The Lord's Resistance Army - Violence in the Name of God[Deutsche Welle]The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group is led by Joseph Kony. It has been committing atrocities against civilians in parts of Africa for nearly three decades. The group claims to be fighting "in the name of God." read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 7:45Govt Warns Citizens Against Danger On Nimule-Juba Road[Sudan Tribune]Kampala -Ugandan government on Wednesday has issued a strong caution to its citizens travelling on Nimule-Juba road, linking the two neighbouring countries. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 11:24Isimba, a Costly Dam[Waza]Despite objections from local residents, environmental groups, and tour operators, the Ugandan government plans to go ahead with the construction of a third hydroelectric dam across the Nile. This Isimba dam will end white-water tourism in the region. But Ugandans might end up also paying for it in other ways... read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 8:01The Besigye, Museveni Problem[Independent (Kampala)]As seen from the delegates conference read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 7:46From Fleeing Fighting to Assisting Those in Need in South Sudan - the Story of a WFP Enumerator[WFP]Kadet -Doru Gladys Oliver had only been back in her home country, South Sudan, for two months when fighting erupted. The 20-year-old now works as an enumerator for WFP travelling to hard-to-reach areas to provide assistance to people in need. She tells us her story. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 8:53Househelp Who Beat Toddler to Face New Trial[The Star]THE house-help in Uganda who was shown brutally abusing a two year old baby on video is to be tried afresh in court after the Prosecutor said she had been tried in a wrong court. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 3:33Will Mbabazi Survive As NRM Secretary General?[Observer]Senior NRM officials have revealed how the party plans to overcome legal obstacles to the removal of Amama Mbabazi as secretary general. read more...

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