Friday, Sep 30, 2022



How Uganda plans to contain a new Ebola outbreak

September 30, 2022 9:52 am

Uganda has quickly put in place emergency plans to deal with recent Ebola cases. Though experts believe that the country is well prepared to handle the outbreak, a new epidemic cannot be ruled out yet.

Woman living in India for 55 years moves Bombay HC for citizenship, court seeks Centre's response

July 08, 2022 6:36 pm

The 66-year-old woman said she was born in Uganda to Indian-origin parents holding British passports and she had come to India on her mother's passport in 1966. She has been residing in India since, but has no valid documents.

Massive Ugandan street snack weighing over 200 kg creates Guinness World Record

February 10, 2022 9:58 am

The final dish measured 2.32 metres in length and 0.66 metres at its thickest diameter.

Uganda reopens schools after world’s longest Covid-19 shutdown

January 11, 2022 1:20 pm

🔴 Many countries closed schools on and off over the past two years, but only six nations — the Bahamas, Belize, Brunei, the Dominican Republic and the Philippines are the others — have continued to impose nationwide closures, according to UNESCO.

Uganda asks China to amend airport loan clauses, Monitor reports

November 28, 2021 8:17 pm

The East African nation borrowed $200 million from the Export-Import Bank of China to expand the Entebbe airport.

2 explosions rock Uganda's capital, Kampala, killing 3

November 17, 2021 2:39 pm

The twin explosions occurred within three minutes of each other. Both were carried out by attackers carrying explosives.

Twin blasts in Uganda capital kill two, injure dozens

November 16, 2021 4:33 pm

There was no immediate claim of responsibility. The al Qaeda-linked Somali insurgent group al Shabaab has carried out deadly attacks in Uganda. Last month another group, the Islamic State-aligned Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), claimed its first attack in Uganda.

IS claims responsibility for bomb attack in Uganda

October 25, 2021 7:59 am

The explosion killed a 20-year-old waitress and injured three people, two of whom were in critical condition, police said, adding all indications suggest an act of domestic terror.

UAE lifts ban on transit flights from India, Pakistan, other countries

August 03, 2021 6:04 pm

The UAE, a major international travel hub, has banned passengers from many South Asian and African countries for several months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Tell us if he’s dead’: Abductions and torture rattle Uganda

April 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Three months after Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, won a sixth five-year term in office in the most fiercely contested election in years, his government appears to be intent on breaking the back of the political opposition.