Flags to Fly at Half-Mast Until Oulanyah is Buried

President Yoweri Museveni has directed all flags in the country to fly at half-mast until the Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah is buried. Before his official directive through his Twitter handle, Uganda... Read more »

Parliament to Elect New Speaker on March 29

Members of Parliament will sit on Tuesday, March 29, to elect the new speaker of Parliament following the death of Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who doubled as the Omoro County legislator and Vice-Chairperson... Read more »

Speaker Jacob Oulanyah Dead

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah is dead. His death was announced by President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday at 1:07 pm through his official Twitter account. “Countrymen and Countrywomen. It is with... Read more »

Parents Face Arrest for Keeping School-Going Children Home-Muyingo

The State Minister for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo has cautioned parents against keeping school-going children at home and says that those who fail to heed, risk arrest. Muyingo says that he... Read more »

10-Year-old Dies After Aggravated Defilement

By URN Police in Kyankwanzi District are investigating the aggravated defilement and death of a 10-year-old girl by an unidentified person. Rachael Kawala, the Wamala Region Police Public Relations Officer, says that... Read more »

Karuma Hydropower May Not Meet June Deadline – Auditor General

The commissioning of the 600-megawatt hydropower station by the end of 2022 is in doubt as several related programs are far from being concluded. These include substations in different parts of the... Read more »

War Veterans in Bunyoro, Rwenzori Regions Turned Away for Lack of Documents

By Peter Abanabasazi Several war veterans were turned away during their Verification exercise by Uganda Peoples Defense forces – UPDF in Bunyoro and Rwenzori regions after they presented fake documents. While addressing... Read more »

Masindi Acting DHO Interdicted, Arrested Over Abuse of Office

By Flavia Ajok Patrick Baguma the acting District Health Officer Masindi has been interdicted and arrested over abuse of office. According to a letter dated January 31, 2022, the Masindi Chief Administrative... Read more »

Land Wrangles: Over 100 Families in Rwengabi Face Eviction

By Leilah Bbaale Over 200 families in Rwengabi village, Kaseeta Parish, Kabwoya Sub county, in Hoima district are experiencing sleepless nights following eviction threats from their ancestral land. The land in question... Read more »

EU Calls for Comprehensive Investigations into Torture Cases

By Leilah Bbaale The European Union has tasked the government to make a comprehensive investigation into all reported abuses in the country including the November 2020 riots where about 54 people were... Read more »