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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

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‎Insider

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Independent

Independent

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  • Ministry of Defence seeks UGX89Bn for ADF war
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 7:01 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Officials from the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs led by State Minister of Defence (General Duties), Jacob Oboth Oboth have made a case for Shs89 billion to finance the ongoing Operation ‘Shujaa’ in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ‘Operation Shujaa’ is a code which refers to the ongoing […]

  • Missing marks: MUBs halts examinations following students protest
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University Business School-MUBs has halted the end of semester two examinations that were scheduled to start on Thursday this week. The MUBs Principal, Professor Juma Waswa Balunywa halted the exams following protests by the students over missing marks from the previous semester. “I appeal to you to […]

  • Beware of night gangs, terror groups as you go to bars – Police
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 4:45 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have urged Ugandans to be careful and watch out for criminal gangs and terror groups that might use the reopening of bars to wreak havoc. Bars that have been under lock and key for close to two years have resumed operations today. In a joint communication shared by Police … The post Beware of night […]

  • NUP renews call for release of detained supporters
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 4:05 pm

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP, the largest opposition political party has renewed its call to security organs to release all its supporters who were picked up in 2020 and 2021 at the height of the presidential campaigns. Addressing journalists on Monday, the party president and former presidential candidate, […]

  • Parvovirus disease kills dozens of puppies in Gulu city
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dozens of puppies in Gulu city have succumbed to the parvovirus disease, which attacks puppies aged between four weeks and six months. The disease presents with loss of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea with smelly bloodstains. The disease has been reported within Gulu city in recent weeks. Beatrice Aero, a dog […]

  • LCI chairperson, two others arrested over death of 50 year old man in Kibuku
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

    Kibuku, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are holding three people in connection to the death of 50-year-old Mwanika Yokolamu, a resident of Kadama village, Kadama town council in Kibuku district. The suspects include Ibrahim Mbulalina, the LC I chairperson of Kadama village, and two others whose identities have been withheld. Police picked up […]

  • MP Macho accuses MAAIF of failing to control fish trade sabotage
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 12:20 pm

    Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Geoffrey Macho, the Busia Municipality member of parliament has complained over mishandling of fish trade in the border district under the oversight of the ministry of agriculture, animal industry and fisheries- (MAAIF). As area MP, Macho is also alleging that Simon Emongot, a fisheries officer in the district, […]

  • Death toll from Hima cement factory fire rises to four
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 11:40 am

    Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The death toll from last week’s fire outbreak at the Hima Cement factory has reached four. The latest victim is Milton Asite, a former technician at the Hima cement plant. Jean-Micheal Pons, the Chief Executive Officer Hima Cement says, “We had hoped that he would improve but he unfortunately succumbed … […]

  • UBF boss Muhangi wants boxing prioritized in schools
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 11:05 am

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moses Muhangi, the president of Uganda Boxing Federation-UBF has decried the continued exclusion of boxing from the school calendar. It is almost 13 years since the former Commissioner of Education and Sports, Dan Tamwesigire raised concern over the safety of amateur boxers in schools, saying they are young and […]

  • Mukono residents query companies contracted for waste management
    by The Independent on January 24, 2022 at 10:40 am

    Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Mukono municipality are querying the capacity of three companies contracted to manage waste in Mukono Central and Goma divisions. On Tuesday last week, the municipality confirmed the contracts of De Waste and Bin IT Ug limited to collect waste and Namakya Enterprises limited to manage its landfill […]


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Weekly Observer

Weekly Observer

  • Elders endorse Ssefunka's cancer and diabetes herbal medicine
    on January 24, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    A group of elders has called for quick processing of herbal remedies that have shown progress in treating cancer and diabetes owing to the high and increasing burden of these non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Uganda. The elders who have either battled or had close family members who have suffered from the two ailments welcomed a recent move […]

  • Another Hima Cement factory fire victim succumbs to injuries
    on January 24, 2022 at 4:03 pm

    The death toll from last week’s fire outbreak at the Hima Cement factory has reached four after the latest victim Milton Asite succumbed to his injuries. Asite is a former technician at the Hima plant. Jean-Micheal Pons, the chief executive officer Hima Cement says “We had hoped that he would improve but he, unfortunately, succumbed to […]

  • Police officer shoots self dead in Nsambya barracks
    on January 24, 2022 at 1:15 pm

    A 58-year-old police officer has allegedly shot himself in Nsambya police barracks over suspected domestic problems. Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire has identified the officer as corporal George Drandi, who was attached to the Very Important Persons Protection Unit (VIPPU). He shot himself on Monday morning inside […]

  • Covid: Atwiine urges personal responsibility as economy fully reopens
    on January 24, 2022 at 1:02 pm

    The ministry of Health is now banking on personal responsibility to curb further transmission of Covid-19 as the economy fully reopens. Bars, entertainment centres, public concerts, and the entire arts industry have been fully reopened effective today, after close to two years of extreme restrictions which were first instituted in March 2020 to […]

  • Namutumba village women chairperson commits suicide over Shs 230,000 loan
    on January 24, 2022 at 12:22 pm

    52-year-old Gertrude Babirye, the village women council chairperson of Mpolya-Bigele village in Kiwanyi sub-county of Namutumba district has hung herself after weeks of being pestered to pay a loan of Shs 230,000. Babirye used a rope to hang herself on a mango tree within her garden today Monday morning. Babirye's five-year-old grandchild whose […]

  • Redesign of Mbale city clock tower stirs mixed reactions
    on January 24, 2022 at 11:10 am

    There are mixed public reactions in Mbale city over the new design of the monumental clock tower. City authorities are rehabilitating the clock tower to give it a new look including replacement of the gong, erecting of a statue of a circumcision candidate - a key cultural practice among the Bamasaba, and planting a coffee garden around the tower. […]

  • Politicians pay tribute to Prof Tumusiime-Mutebile
    on January 24, 2022 at 5:29 am

    Politicians from across the political divide have taken to social media to mourn the passing of Prof Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, the longest-serving governor of Bank of Uganda.Mutebile who has been struggling with ill health for some time, passed away on Sunday at Nairobi hospital in Kenya, according to a statement issued by signed by deputy […]

  • SFC soldier released by Rwanda after Muhoozi visit
    on January 24, 2022 at 5:17 am

    A Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier attached to the elite Special Forces Command (SFC) has been released during a visit by the commander of Land Forces, Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba to Rwanda. Ronald Arinda, 23, a resident of Muguri village, Kakyerere ward in Ryakarimira town council, Kabale district was arrested on November 27, 2021 […]

  • 20 students of Hoima Nursing school injured in accident
    on January 24, 2022 at 4:49 am

    More than 20 students of Hoima School of Nursing and Midwifery are fighting for dear life at Hoima Regional Referral hospital following a motor accident in Kikuube district. The accident occurred on Sunday at Nyarongo village, Kabwoya sub-county as more the 60 students returned from a field practice in Kyangwali sub-county. They were travelling […]

  • COVID-19 affects men's sperm quality - study
    on January 23, 2022 at 5:22 am

    Men infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) might experience a short-term reduction in sperm count, according to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.The study shows that some men infected with COVID-19 might find it hard to impregnate a woman after recovering from the disease due to a reduction in fertility. The study which […]


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