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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

Monitor

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Weekly Observer

Weekly Observer

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Bukedde

Bukedde

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Independent

Independent

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Nile Post‎

Nile Post‎

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PML Daily

PML Daily

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Big Eye

Big Eye

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‎Sqoop

‎Sqoop

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Watchdog News

Watchdog News

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Uganda Online

Uganda Online

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Uganda Business News

Uganda Business News

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Uganda News

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Uganda Media Centre

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Buganda Watch‎

Buganda Watch‎

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‎Insider

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Independent

Independent

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  • Bridging education gaps can uplift African women entrepreneurs
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 8:00 pm

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | Educational attainment gaps have limited the success of women-owned businesses in Africa, according to a report newly published by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The “Women’s Entrepreneurship Report” studied data from tens of thousands of African entrepreneurs and firms to […]

  • Biden signs executive actions to undo Trump policies on Day One
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Hours after being sworn in as the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday, Joe Biden signed a series of executive actions that reversed some of his predecessor Donald Trump’s signature policies. The 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations mainly fell within the four categories of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic […]

  • Gov’t disregarded human rights in imposing COVID-19 restrictions
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In countering the transmission of COVID-19, the government focused more on protecting people but lost sight of ethics and people’s rights, a new study by social scientists at Makerere University said, and recommended that this can’t continue into future epidemics. Dr John Barugahare, the principal […]

  • Army accused of disrupting local council polls in Bukomansimbi
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers are under the spotlight for meddling in the just concluded local government elections in Bukomansimbi district. Residents accuse soldiers of disrupting the election to favour National Resistance Movement-NRM candidates. According to residents, armed soldiers […]

  • NUP secures 41 seats in KCCA council
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 6:05 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) has won 41 out of the 44 seats for the directly elected and woman councillors to Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. The other three seats were taken by members of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party which also sponsored the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago. Kampala Deputy … […]

  • Kampala returning officers cite bribery in electoral process
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 5:40 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Returning officers for the five divisions in Kampala have expressed concerns over bribes being given to presiding officers to alter results on declaration forms. Robert Mugabe, the returning officer for Kawempe division, Ivan Munanura, returning officer Makindye division and Doreen Musiime, returning officer […]

  • NUP captures Luweero, incumbents firm in Nakaseke and Nakasongola
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Erastus Kibirango, the National Unity Platform candidate has emerged winner of the Luweero district chairperson’s race, further widening the party’s base in an area hitherto known as a stronghold of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party. Kibirango polled 44,206 of the total votes cast to defeat […]

  • Let’s involve public in fighting corruption in the judiciary – Justice Kabiito
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission, Justice Benjamin Kabiito has condemned victimization of whistle blowers by corrupt judicial officers. Kabiito says there is need to instill confidence among the public and give comfort and protection against threats of revenge to persons with genuine […]

  • NRM sweeps local council elections in Acholi
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement – NRM party has recorded a landslide victory in Acholi against the opposition in the local government council elections held on Wednesday. They won in all the three of the four districts of West Acholi that include Gulu, Omoro and Nwoya with exception of Amuru district … The […]

  • Does Bobi Wine stand any chance against Museveni in the Supreme Court?
    by The Independent on January 21, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barely a week ago, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the president of the National Unity Platform indicated that he was headed to the Supreme Court to challenge the outcome of the 2021 presidential election. Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni, of the National Resistance Movement candidate was on January 17 declared […]


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Ugandan Diaspora

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Weekly Observer

Weekly Observer

  • Kyagulanyi promised to make Uganda ungovernable, govt tells court
    on January 21, 2021 at 5:03 pm

    National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi's home is under siege because he undertook to make Uganda ungovernable like Libya, Iraq and Sudan, the attorney general has today told the High court in Kampala.  While appearing before the outgoing head of Civil Division of High court justice Michael Elubu, the state […]

  • Museveni stopover causes traffic gridlock at Busega roundabout
    on January 21, 2021 at 3:56 pm

    Security is heightened at Busega roundabout on the outskirts of Kampala where President Yoweri Museveni is expected to meet residents and the business community. There are tens of military and police officers deployed to maintain security in the area. Traffic there has been paralysed with vehicles hardly moving from either side of the road. […]

  • Drunk Rukiga police officer shot dead colleague while shooting at 'drunkard'
    on January 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

    A female police officer shot dead her colleague and injured another at a tally centre in Rukiga district while shooting at a drunkard, police have said.  Police officer No.37372, Hamida Ssali shot dead Felix Ariho, a special police constable (SPC) attached to Rukiga police station last night at 11 pm at Rwamucucu sub-county headquarters. She […]

  • 40 years in power: Museveni joins exclusive club of presidents
    on January 21, 2021 at 9:15 am

    President Museveni won a hugely divisive and violence scarred re-election on Saturday, January 16, extending his long rule to 40 years. The result gives President Museveni, 76 and in power since 1986, five more years as president. His sixth elected term victory makes him the fourth longest serving president on the African continent after […]

  • Tally centre: presidential guards wore EC T-shirts, caps
    on January 21, 2021 at 8:57 am

    From Thursday through to Saturday, Kyambogo University, the Electoral Commission-designated national tally centre, looked every inch like a virtual fortress of roadblocks, fences and armed police/security checks as officials tallied votes and announced results. One wouldn’t be faulted to think that the university had been quickly transformed […]

  • Archbishop Stanley Ntagali suspended from church duties over adultery
    on January 18, 2021 at 9:55 am

    The retired Archbishop of Church of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali has been suspended from performing priestly duties over getting involved in an extra-marital affair with a married woman.   Ntagali's suspension was confirmed in a January 13 letter by Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu to the Anglican […]

  • I did Museveni song because I was broke – Ronald Mayinja
    on January 18, 2021 at 9:50 am

    On January 7, musician-turned-politician RONALD MAYINJA had a candid interview with The Observer’s Yudaya Nangonzi at his home in Munyonyo. Among others, he explained why he left Bobi Wine for President Museveni; his belief that elections cannot change leadership as well as the experience of smoking weed. Below are the excerpts. Our last […]

  • Augmented bed nets to cut malaria cases by 25 per cent
    on January 17, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    The ministry of Health has for the first time dis-tributed long-lasting bed nets with a new chemical in its national mass distribution campaign aimed at universal coverage against malaria. This follows evidence from a study, which showed that they were effective, writes ESTHER NAKKAZI. The bed nets are infused with a new chemical combination […]

  • Health ministry unsure of Covid-19 vaccine cost
    on January 17, 2021 at 12:05 pm

    The ministry of Health has said that it does not know the cost of the Oxford/Astra Zeneca Covid-19 vaccine despite ordering for two million doses. According to top ministry officials, the government has only budgeted for the vaccination process to cost an estimated Shs 1.4 trillion ($405 million). While addressing journalists last week, Dr Diana […]

  • Wakiso election material drivers strike over pay
    on January 13, 2021 at 4:33 pm

    Truck drivers hired to transport electoral materials to different polling stations in Wakiso district have threatened not to do the job unless they are paid the full amount of money they negotiated with the Electoral Commission.The drivers argue that if they are not paid in full, they might never be paid in full yet they will be under armed guard […]


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