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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...
Friday, 12-12-14, 13:19Ambassador Power at UN on Lord's Resistance Army[State Department]U.S. Mission to the United Nations read more...
Thursday, 12-11-14, 9:18Namibia Deports Gay Ugandan[Namibian]THERE is mystery regarding the circumstances surrounding the departure from Namibia of a gay Ugandan who had sought asylum in the country. read more...
Thursday, 12-11-14, 5:17International Human Rights Day Op-Ed[Independent (Kampala)]Today we celebrate International Human Rights Day, marking the end of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence that began on November 25 with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. While human rights and gender equality should be respected every day, this anniversary offers a special opportunity to renew the global commitment to free women and girls from violence. Regardless of where it occurs--whether in the United States or Uganda--violence against women and gir read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 9:16Pope John Paul II's Relics Come to Uganda[Observer]On December 6, a sizeable congregation of Catholics converged at St Andrew Kaggwa's shrine in Munyonyo for an adoration mass. read more...
Wednesday, 12-10-14, 9:16Zziwa - Reaping What We Sowed[Observer]Asked to comment on the suspension of Margaret Zziwa, the embattled speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), while appearing on a radio talk-show last Saturday, President Museveni said he had learnt that Uganda's representatives were behind the scheme to oust their colleague. read more...

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