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Uganda: WHO to immunise 18 million kids

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is partnering with Uganda to immunise more than 18 million children against measles, rubella and polio. A statement made available by WHO Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja said of the 18 million,…

Egypt defeats Uganda 2-0 to top AFCON group A

The Pharaohs of Egypt have beaten Uganda 2-0 to emerge winners of Group A at the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON. The Pharaohs, already qualified before the game guaranteed the group top spot in grand style, winning all three…

2019 AFCON: Uganda records first victory in 41 years

Uganda recorded their first Africa Cup of Nations victory in 41 years as they defeated DR Congo in the second match of the 2019 tournament in Egypt. The Cranes’ 23-year-old forward Patrick Kaddu opened the scoring, heading in from a…

African anti-graft Commonwealth confab holds in Uganda

The 9th Commonwealth Regional Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa has kicked off in Uganda with President Yoweri Museveni lampooning corruption. The conference declared open by Uganda’s president Museveni…

Heavy rain kills adult & 7 children in Uganda

Heavy rains have hit eastern Uganda destroying homes and crops, and leaving 17 children and one adult dead, the Red Cross says. “Now 18 people confirmed dead,” all but one of them children, in the village of Bulembo in the eastern…

Uganda & MTN in bitter quarrel

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is at a crossroads following the falling out between the country’s biggest telecom, MTN and authorities. The country on Thursday arrested and deported of the company’s chief executive, Belgian…

Ugandan Kills His 8-Year-Son Over Meat

Police in Manafwa District, Uganda have arrested a 43-year-old man over killing his biological son after he found out that he had eaten his two pieces of meat kept for him by his wife. The suspect who is a resident of Buwamwibi…

Suspected Ebola Death in Uganda Stirs Tension

Ebola in Uganda (Xinhua/NAN) Ugandan authorities on Tuesday quarantined 13 people, who picked up a body of suspected Ebola death in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as hemorrhagic fever tests are carried out. The Ministry of…

Mob kills DJ in Uganda for Playing ‘Boring Songs’

A Ugandan Disc Jockey,  identified as Jerry Okirwoth, was reportedly killed by concert-goers for playing ‘boring music’. The DJ who was killed in a disco hall in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda, was a part-time DJ and student at…

Jordan and Uganda re-agree on exporting of maids

The government of Uganda has re-accepted to deal with the exportation of maids (popularly known as house-helps) to Jordan. The agreement came after the government had initially placed a ban on exportation of maids to Jordan following…

Rampaging Lion attacks two brothers in Uganda

A stray lion from the Queen Elizabeth National park attacked two brothers as they worked in their garden. Elijah Akugizibwe and Francis Tugume were on Thursday October 6th tending to their garden when the lion first attacked the…

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