The Uganda Tourism Board has come out to calm fears of a possible decline in the numbers of tourists coming to Uganda due to the new enactment of a law against homosexuality in the country. With Uganda receiving over 1.2 million tourists from all over the world in 2012, Mr Stephen Asiimwe , the Board Executive Director, has said Uganda remains a happy, welcoming and hospitable country.Read More
President Museveni has refuted reports of replacement
of Amama Mbabazi as NRM Secretary General, arguing
the resolutions passed by ruling party MPs during the
two-day meeting at State House Entebbe were not
formal and are therefore not binding.
The President also refuted claims that Mr Mbabazi
would appear before the party’s disciplinary committee
to defend himself against the allegations that he had
been secretly rallying support within the NRM to
bolster his alleged presidential ambitions in...
The Presidential Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Musa Mwene Mushanga, is dead.
He died of hypertension at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital on Wednesday night. The renowned scholar will be buried tomorrow in Kagango Sub-county, Sheema District.
Mushanga is known for promoting education by challenging parents to take their children to school.
Heavy rains in Jinja district have destroyed the homes of over 300 families leaving the residents out in the cold. The hailstorm struck five villages and blew away roofs of many peoples houses.Read More
The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has allowed the four MPs who had been stopped from accessing parliament to resume their parliamentary activities. The four MP Theodore Sekikubo, Bernabas Tinkasimire, Mohammad Nsereko and Wilfred Niwagaba are now permitted to sit in parliament, take part in all parliamentary activities and receive payment of all salaries, allowances and emoluments due to an MP until the court determines otherwise.Read More