March 26, 2023 by URN
Parliament will not succumb to donor pressure and stands by the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2023, speaker Anita Among has...
March 25, 2023 by OUR REPORTER
The leader of opposition in parliament (LoP), Mathias Mpuuga has announced plans to introduce a bill that among others; seeks...
March 25, 2023 by URN
Buganda Road Magistrate's court has issued criminal summons against Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya and his two sureties.
March 25, 2023 by VOA
Human rights activists say Uganda's passage of an anti-homosexuality bill could be the impetus for similar far-reaching legislation across Africa...
The computed tomography (CT) scan machine at Gulu regional referral hospital is lying idle due to lack of personnel five months after its installation.
Dr Frank Mugisha, a leading advocate for LGBTQ rights, has slammed the way parliament evaded him and other activists before hurriedly passing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2023 on March 21.
Sergeant Abdul Ssali from the Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) transport department has finally appeared before the Army court for shooting dead Ronald Waliggo at Kawanda senior secondary school last year.
Gay rights activists are denouncing Ugandan members of parliament for passing a bill that criminalizes anyone who publicly identifies as a sexual minority or engages in same-sex activities.
Cabinet ministers fingered in the Karamoja iron sheets scandal have submitted their defense to the Inspectorate of Government as the office commences investigations.
A 7-year-old pupil of Kalalaka primary school in Butebo district in eastern Uganda collapsed and died during an inter-house athletics competition.
The Court of Appeal has ordered Kampala businessman, Drake Lubega to pay up to the tune of Shs 300 million to tenants whose shop he illegally closed.
The Inspector General of Government (IGG) Beti Olive Namisango Kamya has ordered an investigation into allegations of extortion at Mukono General Hospital. Some of the hospital managers under investigation include Dr Godfrey Kasirye, the medical superintendent, Moses Bwogi, the facility administrator, and Sr. Alex Namala, the principal nursing officer.
Tanzania's ministry of Health has confirmed five people died in a first-ever Marburg virus outbreak near the border with Uganda.
TotalEnergies, the French oil major has further reaffirmed its commitment to extract Uganda’s oil despite environmental concerns by climate activists.
Gay rights activists in Namibia are decrying a Supreme court decision that will effectively deny citizenship to a child born through surrogacy to a same-sex couple in South Africa.
President Museveni has urged the inspector general of government (IGG), Beti Kamya Turwomwe, not to compel soldiers and other security personnel to declare their wealth publicly under the Leadership Code of 2021, no matter what the law says. The president said in a letter dated April 24, 2022, to the IGG…
When journalist Lawrence Kitatta covered a demonstration in Nakasero at the home of then deputy speaker—now speaker of parliament—Anita Among last year, little did he know that would be the end of his journalism career.
The one-year imprisonment of rabblerousing maverick Kampala lawyer Male Hassan Mabirizi Kiwanuka might have momentarily slowed him down, but it certainly did not ground him.
On March 24, Observer cartoonist and columnist DR SPIRE SSENTONGO will launch himself into stand-up comedy at the National theatre.
In her autobiography scheduled to be released tomorrow, NNAABAGEREKA SYLVIA NAGGINDA LUSWATA candidly takes readers through her childhood, life in the United States, hopes and fears of marrying into the Buganda Kingdom royal family as well as raising a blended family with the Kabaka.
Alarmed by the fast-declining predator population in Kidepo Valley National Park, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has intervened by providing easy prey for the big cats in the expansive, remote northeastern conservation area.
The Constitutional court has ruled that section 24 of the Computer Misuse Act, which makes cyber harassment a crime is legal.
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin this Thursday, March 23, according to Dr Ziyad Swalleh Lubanga, director of Sharia at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC).
A herpetologist and expert on the conservation of amphibians and reptiles at the Institute for Development of Ecology, Conservation and Cooperation Dr Mathias Behangana has urged the government to protect and conserve the Nubian flapshell turtles to avoid their extinction from the world.Sharing his research with journalists in a virtual science café of…
China has yet again tried to assert its control on the social media space with its "anti-self-media" propaganda which means news is independently created and posted on social media or the Web by independent netizens who are not registered as journalists, Bitter Winter reported.
Burundi has declared a national public health emergency after polio was detected in a 4-year-old and two other children who had been in contact with the child.
A Japanese national Waada Atsushi has testified against aggravated robbery suspect Charles Olimu alias Sipapa. In addition to the charges of robbery of up to Shs 1.6 billion and jewellery from a South Sudanese official, for which he was committed to the High court together with his wife Shamira Nakiyimba…
Ugandan security forces have been put on high alert to avert any spillovers from opposition-led protests in neighbouring Kenya. One person is said to have been killed during the protests which have also rocked Senegal, South Africa, Nigeria and Tunisia over the same economic hardships.
Police and soldiers deployed across South Africa today Monday as the country braced for protests after a left-wing party called for a "national shutdown", sparking fears of a repeat of the unrest that turned deadly two years ago.
Kenyan riot police fired tear gas today Monday to disperse demonstrators gathered in Nairobi for a day of action called by the opposition to protest the country's punishing cost of living crisis, AFP correspondents said.
The ministry of Health in collaboration with Kids Operating Room, a global health charity, has unveiled the first-ever Children Surgery National Plan, a five-year strategy that aims to scale up paediatric surgical services to regional referral and general hospitals as well as training the paediatric surgical workforce.
Gunmen stormed a Chinese-operated gold mining site that had recently been launched in the Central African Republic (CAR), killing nine Chinese nationals and wounding two others Sunday, authorities said.
The Constitutional court has nullified sections of the Public Order Management Act (POMA) that criminalize public assemblies.
The Inspector of Government (IG) has ordered Hoima district leadership to recover over Shs 100 million lost through ghost projects.
Zambian authorities have arrested the country‘s auditor general Dr Dick Sichembe and 17 others at the ministry of Finance on charges of corruption and theft of public funds.
Police in Kiira region have arrested six youths seen featuring in a viral homosexual video. In the video, the youths are seen practising sordid acts before cameras as others chant in the background.
The ministry of Health has failed to secure accountability for the Shs 42 billion that was allocated to different Local Governments in the past years for Covid-19, immunization, and other activities.
At least 1400 youths are set to benefit from Shs 1.4 billion Youth Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Decent Employment program.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has reiterated his stand against homosexuality, saying that the act is unnatural and a deviation from normal. He also accused the west of imposing its beliefs and values on the rest of the world.
Britain has banned TikTok on government phones with immediate effect, a move that follows other Western countries in barring the Chinese-owned video app over security concerns.