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Al Jazeera | What’s behind the crackdown on Uganda’s opposition? | Inside Story

Uganda’s election campaign is off to a violent start. At least 37 people have died in protests triggered by the arrest of opposition figure Bobi Wine. Wine says he was tortured in detention. The government is blaming Wine...


Opinion | A tale of two women united in grief, in a country torn apart by greed and violence – Daniel Kalinaki

She sits on the pavement, one hand supporting her spare body, while the other is held close to her chest by that of her attacker. He is crouched over her like a tiger, a hammer raised in his right hand, ready to strike. She sit...




A Tribute | VOA’s Straight Talk Africa Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Dr. Shaka Ssali

VOA’s Straight Talk Africa is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In this special edition, host Shaka Ssali talks about his personal journey and why the program has been so popular over the years. We will also hear from longtim...


Al Jazeera | Uganda’s Bobi Wine released, 37 die in Protests Over his Arrest

Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail, local media reported, as police said the death toll in clashes triggered by his arrest earlier this week hit 37. Wine, who was charged with actions likely t...



Health-Watch | Don’t Joke With COVID-19, It’s For Real – By Robby Muhumuza

“ Do you know someone who knows someone who knows someone who has Corona?” The above refrain trending on social media a few months ago sounded funny and my family members and I laughed at it. That laugh has now dried off my...



Uganda Votes 2021 | Electoral Commission Statement on the Arrest of Candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu

The Electoral Commission has taken note of the arrest of Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform (NUP) Party, allegedly for violating the Guidelines issued regarding the conduct of Presi...


Al Jazeera | Deadly Protests in Uganda after Bobi Wine Arrest

Ugandan police have said three people died and 38 were wounded in protests that erupted after police arrested presidential candidate Bobi Wine in the east of the country. Police in the capital Kampala fired tear gas and bu...



US Elections | Biden Wins Presidential Race in Deeply Divided United States, Several Networks Say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Joe Biden captured the U.S. presidency on Saturday, several major television networks said, as voters narrowly rebuffed Republican incumbent Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership and embra...



Foreign Aid | Statement From The US Embassy Kampala On Termination of Covid-19 Direct Cash Transfer Program in Uganda

U.S. Embassy Kampala | October 30, 2020 Since the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the United States has provided technical assistance and more than $47 million to help Uganda meet urgent needs in its COVID-19 res...



Opinion | How to make head and tail of the political casino as campaigns start – By Daniel Kalinaki

It is election campaign season so I took the time to ask a friend, who also happens to be a Member of Parliament, to tell me the current price of power. No, not electricity, dummy, which we all know to be expensive, but politic...


Al Jazeera | Ethiopia slams ‘belligerent threats’ after Trump dam comments

Ethiopia has denounced “belligerent threats” regarding a dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the operation of its massive hydropower dam, hours after US President Donald Trump suggested Cairo would eventually “blow up” th...



Green-Card Lottery | Diversity Visa (DV) 2022 Program – Register From 7th October to 10th November 2020

The Department of State announced at the beginning of October the Diversity Visa 2022 Program (DV-2022). The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes available up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) each year, drawn from random selec...



Church News | Former Archbishop of York John Sentamu peerage ‘imminent’ amid House of Lords row – BBC

The former Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is expected to get a life peerage after the government was accused of “institutional prejudice” for failing to ennoble him. Dr Sentamu, the UK’s first black archbi...


Airbus | Uganda Airlines to Take Delivery of its Two New A330-800 Airliners in December

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, is on track to take delivery of its two new A330-800 airliners, the latest version of the most popular A330neo (new enginge option) widebody airliner in December. Fitted with the...



Real Estate | Rent-to-own Market Driving Growth in Diaspora Home Ownership in Uganda – Jakana Heights

Over the last decade the rent-to-own market has been highly popular in countries in Europe and the UK, increasing affordability of homeownership.  The recent introduction of rent-to-own in Uganda is predicted to drive grow...



Diaspora Events | The Uganda Embassy in Washington DC Presents a Virtual Independence Day Celebration October 9th

His Excellency Ambassador Mull Sebujja Katende and the Uganda Embassy in Washington DC in collaboration with the Jazz Maestro Isaiah Katumwa invite Ugandans in North America to the virtual Independence Day Anniversary celebrati...



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...






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