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New Vision

New Vision

Vision Group incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in March 1986. One of the most widely read English-language newspapers in Uganda.

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Monitor

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Weekly Observer

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Bukedde

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Independent

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Nile Post‎

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PML Daily

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Big Eye

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‎Sqoop

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Watchdog News

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Uganda Online

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Buganda Watch‎

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Independent

Independent

The Independent Uganda: You get the Truth we Pay the Price

  • Kabale market saga: Fresh vendors verification, lockups allocation finally kicks off
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 1:00 pm

    Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The verification and allocation of stalls and lockups at Kabale Central Market in Kabale Municipality has finally commenced amidst tight security and dissatisfaction among some vendors. The exercise presided over by Raphael Magyezi, the Local Government Minister, began on Saturday afternoon and is scheduled to […]

  • 51 drug shops closed by NDA over non compliance
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 12:00 pm

    Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Drug Authority (NDA) office in Southeastern Uganda confirmed on Friday the closure of 51 drug shops in Kayunga and Mukono districts due to non-compliance. During the operation, 84 boxes of assorted medicines valued at 21 million shillings were impounded. The focus was on Nakifuma sub-county, Mukono […]

  • Nyege Nyege 9th edition 2024 festival located to the source of the Nile in Njeru
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 11:00 am

    Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The renowned Nyege Nyege Festival, now in its 9th edition, will take place from November 14th to 17th and has been relocated from Jinja to the Source of the Nile in Njeru. This move is intended to provide festival-goers with a more convenient experience, eliminating the need to walk long … The post Nyege Nyege […]

  • Africa Day: AU is ‘world’s biggest social experiment’
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 10:00 am

    SPECIAL REPORT | THE BIRD | Africa Day, celebrated annually on May 25, marks the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963, now the African Union (AU). Ebba Kalondo, is the Spokesperson for the Chairperson of the Africa Union Commission. Her background is in international journalism and development, with a strong focus … The […]

  • King Trump on trial
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 9:00 am

    “L’État, c’est moi: The founders would be stunned that’s how an American president invokes power COMMENT | RICHARD K. SHERWIN | The drama starring former U.S. President Donald Trump that is now playing out in a New York City courtroom is more than just a criminal trial. It is a contest between competing conceptions of power: … The post […]

  • Biden again makes offensive speech against Putin
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 8:33 am

    WASHINGTON | TASS | US President Joe Biden again gave himself permission to offensive speech against Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Washington continues supplying arms to Kiev and train the Ukrainian military, Biden noted when speaking in front of graduates of the US Military Academy at West Point. “There are no American soldiers in the war … […]

  • Kitara FC win Stanbic Uganda Cup
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 8:30 am

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cheers, joy, and thumbs-up defined the atmosphere at Mutesa II Stadium in Wankulukuku as Hoima-based club Kitara FC celebrated their victory in the 50th edition of the Stanbic Uganda Cup on Saturday. The Royals, as they are commonly known, defeated NEC Football Club 1-0 in a fiercely contested match to … The […]

  • Cheptegei, Kiplimo to compete at Oslo Diamond League
    by The Independent on May 26, 2024 at 8:00 am

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEEPENDENT | Ugandan long-distance runners Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo have confirmed their participation in the upcoming sixth Diamond League event, set to take place in Oslo, Norway, on May 30th, 2024.  The duo will compete in the 5000-meter Diamond League race, marking their final track appearance before […]

  • Regional militaries buy more firepower
    by IAN KATUSIIME on May 26, 2024 at 7:00 am

    Uganda’s power cut as Kenya, DR Congo, S. Sudan spend more on armies COVER STORY | IAN KATUSIIME | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2023 recorded the biggest percentage increase in military spending in the world, according to new data from SIPRI, the Sweden-based security think tank. DRC’s spending more than doubled (+105 per … The […]

  • The erosion of Western diplomacy
    by ANDREW MWENDA on May 26, 2024 at 6:00 am

    How there is an increasing reliance on war and sanctions as the main instruments of Western foreign policy THE LAST WORD | Andrew M. Mwenda | Western nations are facing a foreign policy crisis. This is especially so with the United States and her poodle, the United Kingdom. Since 1991, they have increasingly abandoned diplomacy as an instrument […]


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Ugandan Diaspora

Ugandan Diaspora

Uganda Diaspora News Discovering Uganda's Success Stories Abroad

  • Kampala business community protests move to ban second hand clothes 
    by diaspora on August 27, 2023 at 6:47 am

    The business community in Kampala has protested the ban on the importation of second hand or used clothes.  This followed a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni while in Mbale on Thursday that the government will enforce the ban arguing that the importation of second hand clothing undermines the development of local textile industries. […]

  • The return of Nyege Nyege 2023
    by diaspora on August 20, 2023 at 6:12 pm

    The eighth Nyege Nyege edition returns to rock Jinja city as dates for when it will take place are no longer a secret. November 9-12, 2023, Nyege Nyege provides a retreat for revelers on the shores of the Nile.    Per the organisers, the eighth edition of Nyege Nyege, provides a unique opportunity to local artists

  • Horns still locked at FDC
    by diaspora on August 20, 2023 at 2:43 am

    More than one month since severe internal contradictions erupted at the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), horns are still locked. The latest development is the party secretary general, Nandala Mafabi declining to arrange for an extra-ordinary delegates conference summoned by the party national chairman, Wasswa Birigwa. Nandala in his response to […]

  • Solomon W. Jagwe – Creator of the Adventures of Nkoza & Nankya – Diaspora Animation Award Recipient
    by diaspora on May 6, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES, BEGINS WITH ONE STEP. The Adventures of Nkoza & Nankya (www.nkozaandnankya.com), a Sowl Studios Production (www.sowlstudios.com) Sowl Studios was created by Solomon and Nerissa Jagwe to provide content learning opportunities for their 2 children so they could become familiar with their rich and diverse Ugandan […]

  • VINKA – a.k.a Vero Luggya Chips Na Ketchup Star LIVE at the Diaspora Gala 2018 Edition
    by diaspora on December 10, 2018 at 9:11 am

    Don’t MISS!!! VINKA – a.k.a Vero Luggya Chips Na Ketchup Star will perform LIVE at this year’s Diaspora Gala 2018 Edition. Invite your friends Uganda to join us as we celebrate the success of our fellow Ugandans in the Diaspora and at home. The Business breakfast USD $30 dollars Katonga hall Friday Dec 28th from

  • Teacher Mpamire to Headline This Year’s 2018 Diaspora Comedy Show
    by diaspora on October 13, 2018 at 2:44 pm

    Teacher Mpamire also known as SSEGUJJA HERBERT is a 35 year old Award Winning Ugandan Stand-up Comedian, Host, High School Teacher, Speaker, Stand-up Comedy Director and Actor with Fun Factory Comedy Company, Kampala, Uganda. Teacher Mpamire is famously known for doing the comic Impersonation of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Kaguta a character […]

  • Latif Madoi TAF Magician – XpressSpeedDesign joins the Diaspora Gala 2018 Edition
    by diaspora on October 2, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    Latif Madoi TAF – Magician (the Afro Fashion Magician) is one of the hardest working fashion designers to ever come out of Uganda. At 41 years he is currently the President of Uganda Fashion Society 2016 to date. He describes himself as a fashion artist performer, tutor and an innovator of live clothing construction performance

  • Uganda Olympic Team Costume Designer K – Rafael Couture to Showcase at the Diaspora Gala 2018 Edition
    by diaspora on October 2, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    KRafael Couture is a fashion brand mostly known for its unconventional concepts and approach. Since its genesis in 2010 , the K Rafael brand has seen its journey to the top respected and followed across Africa and beyond. The creative director Rafael Kasule has graced several runways both in and outside Uganda. K Rafael Couture

  • Fashion Designer Martha Jabo Returns to the Diaspora Homecoming Gala 2018 Edition
    by diaspora on October 2, 2018 at 9:03 am

    MARTHA JABO — Born and raised in Kampala – Uganda, Martha Jabo has always been inspired by her late mother (a former Fashion designer) in the field of fashion, right from a tender age. As a result of her mother’s work and passion, Martha developed a strong love for fashion and Art, which played a

  • Remembering The Late Israel Wamala, Founding Editor – BBC Focus on Africa, Uganda Diaspora Lifetime Award Recipient
    by diaspora on December 24, 2017 at 9:25 am

    Israel Wamala may be little known in the United Kingdom but at the height of his career at the BBC World Service he was a household name to millions in Africa. The programme he edited, Focus on Africa, was obligatory listening for anyone who was interested in the intricacies of African politics. The rich, the poor, the


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Weekly Observer

Weekly Observer

The Observer - Uganda Ugandan newspaper

  • Burkina Faso: junta extends military rule for 5 years to 2029
    on May 26, 2024 at 12:27 pm

    Burkina Faso's military regime, in power since a 2022 coup, will extend its rule for five years under an accord adopted during national consultations on Saturday, the talks' chairman said. "The duration of the transition is fixed at 60 months from July 2, 2024," Colonel Moussa Diallo, chairman of the organizing committee of the national […]

  • Wives warned against signing off land purchases as mere witnesses
    on May 25, 2024 at 11:45 am

    The ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has issued a warning to women to stop signing family land purchase agreements as witnesses instead of being co-buyers.    Abdul-Nasser Olekwa, principal land officer, and Dennis Obbo, principal communications officer, highlighted that many women have been evicted from the land because they […]

  • Terrorism: jailed NUP supporters seek bail from High court
    on May 25, 2024 at 11:04 am

    Nine supporters of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) facing terrorism charges have sought bail in the International Crimes Division (ICD) of the High court. The suspects; Hamidu Muyobi, Abdallah Katumba, Muhamod Kalyango, Male Sulaiman Kyewalabye, Wilber Kairugara, Umar Magara, Abdu Katumba, Issa Makumbi and Hamidu Ssekide on Monday […]

  • Kabale police boss Tumwesigye arrested over shooting dead drunk reveller
    on May 25, 2024 at 10:00 am

    Sgt John Tumwesigye, the officer in charge (OC) of Nyanja police post in Maziba sub-county, Kabale district has been arrested for shooting dead a 35-year-old reveller Chris Twijomujuni in a bar.  Tumwesigye, 59, and police constable, James Owomuhangi are currently being held at Kabale Central police station over allegations of shooting […]

  • Woman arrested for stealing newborn from Amolatar health centre
    on May 25, 2024 at 9:36 am

    Police in Amolatar has arrested a woman over allegations of stealing a newborn baby from Amolatar health centre IV. Stella Akullo, a resident of Otuboi in Kalaki district allegedly stole the baby on Friday from Winnie Aciro and Emmy Opio, residents of Angayiki village in Arwotcek sub-county, Amolatar district. It is alleged that Akullo who was […]

  • UNDA closes 51 illegal drug shops in Kayunga, Mukono
    on May 25, 2024 at 9:25 am

    The Uganda National Drug Authority (UNDA) on Friday closed 51 drug shops in Kayunga and Mukono districts over alleged non-compliance. During the operation, 84 boxes of assorted medicines valued at Shs 21 million were impounded. The focus was on Nakifuma sub-county, Mukono municipality, and Kayunga town council, where targeted drug shops have […]

  • Impact of E.African rains worsened by climate change, rapid urbanisation
    on May 24, 2024 at 2:30 pm

    The impact of the calamitous rains that struck East Africa from March to May was intensified by a mix of climate change and rapid growth of urban areas, an international team of climate scientists said in a study published Friday. The findings come from World Weather Attribution, a group of scientists that analyzes whether and to what extent […]

  • All you need to know about gorilla trekking in Uganda
    on May 24, 2024 at 2:11 pm

    Gorilla trekking tours in Uganda are conducted in either Bwindi Impenetrable national park or Mgahinga Gorilla national park, both located in the southwestern part of the country. Uganda offers tourists a perfect opportunity to traverse the dense forests in the two destinations to locate these endangered mountain gorillas in their natural […]

  • Nawangwe left out in the cold on Law School Anita Among exam probe
    on May 23, 2024 at 6:54 pm

    The speaker of parliament, Annet Anita Among has distanced herself from an inquiry by vice chancellor Prof Barnabas Nawangwe into the setting of a constitutional law exam at Makerere University's Law School.  The May 11 Principles of Constitutional Law II exam for first-year students centred on the UK sanctions against the speaker and the […]

  • Kenyan climber found dead on Mt Everest in Nepal
    on May 23, 2024 at 5:30 pm

    A climber from Kenya attempting to scale the world's highest mountain has been found dead near the summit, officials said Thursday. The body of Cheruiyot Kirui was found on Mount Everest, said Khim Lal Gautam, a government official at the mountain's base camp. It was unclear when the body would be recovered because it would be difficult to […]


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