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Uganda Domestic Tourism | Twin Lakes Safari Lodge – The Perfect Gateway Near Queen Elizabeth National Park

Twin Lakes Safari Lodge is a rustic and intimate lodge set in the beautiful surroundings of the Bunyaruguru great crater field in Uganda. Located just outside the Queen Elizabeth National park at 270m above the plains, the brea...



IAAF | Jacob Kiplimo of Uganda wins the Rome Diamond League Men’s 3000 Meters Championship

Jacob Kiplimo of Uganda wins the Rome Diamond League men’s 3000 meters Championship in a new world lead of 7:26.64 followed closely by Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway (7:27.05) and Stewart McSweyn of Australia (7:28.02)



Diaspora Events | This is Uganda – Short Film Competition by Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

Film Screenings and Awarding of $11,600 in Cash Prizes this Tuesday September 15th at 5:30pm Uganda time. Click on link to register to attend Live Stream https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/




UG Votes 2021 | NBS Television Moves into a New State of the Art Political Command Centre in Naguru

Uganda’s leading media conglomerate, Next Media Services, has launched its spacious and modern political command centre to provide bold, accurate and authoritative coverage of the upcoming 2021 general elections. The launch s...


Inside Politics | The violence in the NRM primaries – By Andrew M. Mwenda

Last week, NRM primaries degenerated into violence. Candidates and their supporters clashed with opponents leading to the shedding of blood. Some people died. The army and police were called in to keep the peace. There was mass...



Fakhruddin Properties | Affordable Housing Projects in Uganda

Jasmine Courts Apartments in Najjera is an award winning residential development project by Internationally acclaimed Property Developers, Fakhruddin Properties. This Award was presented by International Property Awards in the ...


UK Based | Tendo Serukenya Kimuli | T.S.K – Perfect Love (Official Music Video)

Introducing T.S.K! Tendo Serukenya Kimuli is a musician from South London who strives to bring about inspiration and joy through his music that is embodied in rhythm and soul. Outside of music he runs a podcast called #RootedAn...



CBC News | Alberta Installs Canada’s First Muslim Lieutenant-Governor Born in Uganda

Alberta’s 19th lieutenant-governor was installed during a ceremony at the legislature on Wednesday. Lt.-Gov. Salma Lakhani of Edmonton is the first Muslim in Canadian history to serve in the vice-regal position. Born and ...



Bloomberg News | World Remit to Acquire Sendwave in $500 Million Payments Deal

WorldRemit Ltd., a U.K. online money transfer company, has agreed to buy Africa-focused, app-based remittance firm Sendwave as the global pandemic intensifies demand for digital banking. The cash and stock deal is worth more th...


Judiciary | Alfonse Owiny Dollo – New Chief Justice of Uganda & Justice Richard Butera Appointed Deputy CJ.

Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo is a Ugandan lawyer and judge who has been appointed the new Chief Justice of the Republic of Uganda replacing Chief Justice Bart Katureebe who stepped down after clocking the mandatory retirement a...



Military Coup | Mutineers Stage a Coup d’état in Mali

The news out of Mali’s capital Bamako – is that elements of the Malian Armed Forces began a mutiny today August 18th after soldiers on pick-up trucks stormed the Soundiata military base in the town of Kati...



State Dept | Financial Sanctions and Visa Restrictions against Ugandan Individuals Involved in Corrupt Adoption Scheme

Today, the United States imposed financial sanctions and visa restrictions on four Ugandan individuals for their involvement in activities that victimized young children in a corrupt adoption scheme.  Ugandan judges Moses ...


IAAF | Uganda’s Cheptegei Breaks World 5000m Record in Monaco as Diamond League Action Returns

World 10,000m champion Joshua Cheptegei announced the return of international athletics with a phenomenal world 5000m record of 12:35.36* at the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday night (14). The Ugandan, who anne...



HealthWatch | Imperial College of London Covid-19 Vaccine to be Tested in Uganda by December 2020

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) aligned with Imperial College of London to launch the country’s first COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial by December 2020. With the final internal processes and procedures underway, Pro...


Party Politics | NUP | National Unity Platform Welcomes DP Bloc Members Marks Heroes Day

Brief Statement by the NUP Leadership on the latest developments as captured from Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu’s Social Media handle. Today has been an incredible day! We received over one hundred eminent leaders into t...



Travel Advisory | Last Call for US/Canada Repatriation Flight to Uganda, IAD – EBB Aug 17th

Last call for US/Canada repatriation flight to Uganda. There are still a few seats left on the Ethiopian Airlines ET Special Charter flight from the US/Canada to Uganda departing Canada August 16th and Washington Dulles August ...



Kamala Harris – Biden’s VP Choice’s Story

Kamala started fighting for working families in the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, where she focused on prosecuting child sexual assault cases. From there, she became the first Black woman elected as San Francisco...


Travel Advisory | Another Charter Flight Departs from UAE’s Dubai International Airport for Entebbe

Another flight of about 300 Ugandan Nationals and permanent residents who were stranded in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) departed from Dubai International Airport Friday afternoon and arrived at Entebbe International Airport...






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