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Pastor Bugingo wants Court to allow Polygamy

The case of Pastor Aloysious Bugingo and his mistress Suzan Makula Nantaba has taken a new twist after the ‘man of God’ asked court to decriminalise bigamy. Bugingo who had…

Maritime Search and Rescue call Centre commissioned in Entebbe

The minister for Works and Transport Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala commissioned the Maritime search and rescue call centre at the Fisheries training institute in Entebbe municipality. The centre which was…

Over 17 million People die of Heart Diseases every year

Over 17 million (about 40percent) people worldwide die of heart disease every year. The number increases up to 41 million victims, considering all those who die of other non-communicable diseases…

Aviation Run gives hope to Visually impaired Children

Hundreds of people thronged Entebbe mayor’s garden on Sunday during an awareness and fundraising run to raise money for the visionary impaired learners of Sure Prospects primary and secondary school…

Entebbe Musician beaten by Soldier for defying Traffic orders

A video clip captured with a smart-phone on a chilly Friday afternoon shows Jeff Sseninde, an upcoming singer based in Entebbe, being slapped by a soldier along the Entebbe-Kampala road.…

Entebbe Residents defend CDO, Municipal Engineer arrested

While pitching a one-day camp in areas of Entebbe municipality and Busiro South on Wednesday, Peter Ogwang, the minister of state for economic monitoring saw the arrest of the municipal…

Entebbe Municipal Officers arrested for mismanaging Funds

During his assessment of several projects and government programs, Peter Ogwang, the minister of state for economic monitoring ordered for the arrest of two municipal officers attached to Entebbe municipal…

Uganda to plant 40 million Trees every year

Uganda’s vice president Rtd. Maj. Jessica Alupo launched a tree-planting campaign aimed at restoring the ecosystem with  forty million trees every year. The campaign was launched on Friday in the…

Uganda to start printing Money

Uganda is stepping up plans of printing its own currency notes. This was revealed by Milly Babalanda, the minister for presidency during a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a…

Uganda crowned with Three International Tourism Awards

Uganda has been crowned this year’s Grand prix and two times gold award by the International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFF) for its film, Explore Uganda- The Pearl of Africa.…

Grief, as Body of Ugandan Student is returned from India

The body of Ugandan student who died in India, was returned today evening amidst tears and wails from relatives and close friends. Aboard Emirates airlines, the body of Asiina Agasha…

Janet Museveni advises Health Professionals on conduct

The First Lady, also the minister for education and sports Mrs. Janet Museveni urged health workers to exercise understanding and kindness while executing their duties. She noted that when people…

Pastor Bugingo, Fiancée return to Entebbe Court

Pastor Aloysous Bugingo and his co-accused Suzan Makula Nantaba returned to Entebbe court on Monday for hearing of their case. However, the trial magistrate Stella Okwong Paculal was absent hence…

Passenger Flights resume at Entebbe Airport

Following several hours of waiting, inbound and outbound passenger flights have resumed at Entebbe airport. This follows an early morning incident where a Rwandan CRJ9 Aircraft, flight number 464 veered…

Army burns illegal Fishing gear worth shs447million

The Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) under the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) has today afternoon destroyed fishing nets, hooks among other illegal gear which was recently impounded during the operations.…

Stray Lion killed after injuring several

A joint operation conducted multiple security agencies saw one irate lion killed in areas of Kagadi, Western region of Uganda. According to the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), the incident happened…

Uganda Tourism Board launches new Destination Brand in UAE

The Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) has launched its new destination brand “Explore Uganda, The Pearl of Africa,” as part of the tourism and media launch held at the Sheraton Jumeirah…

Uganda, Burundi sign multiple Cooperation Agreements

During a session which was held from March 22, to March 24, Uganda and Burundi signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in the field of sports, energy sector, hydrocarbon sector…

Uganda records steady increase in Aviation traffic

The Aviation industry in Uganda continues to register a steady improvement in the passenger traffic post COVID-19 and its related effects. According to Fred Bamwesigye, the Director General for Uganda…

Watuwa’s journey to outstanding Wildlife Veterinarian

Growing up in Manafwa district of Eastern Uganda, Dr. James Watuwa, now a wildlife and zoo veterinarian working with the Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Center (UWEC) and a co-founder of the…

Uganda launches e-Passport system in London

Uganda’s High Commission in London, became the first foreign mission to launch the operationalisation of a new e-Passport system during a function which took place at the Mission premises on…

Rain destroys Police quarters, Schools in Entebbe

The heavy downpour which started in the wee hours of Wednesday night left several buildings and structures in Entebbe municipality and Katabi town council destroyed. Among the destroyed structures include…

Lawyer Mabirizi petitions Court to cancel Pastor Bugingo’s bail

Citing section 221 of the Magistrates Courts Act, Lawyer Hassan Male Mabirizi petitioned the Entebbe chief magistrate to cancel court bail which was granted to pastor Aloysious Bugingo on January…

Airlines gear up for Dubai market as UAE lifts suspension on Uganda flights

The move was announced on January 7 2022 by the Dubai civil Aviation Authority. Passengers from Uganda will be allowed entry into the United Arab Emirates (UAE) effective January 8,…

Pastor’s bodyguard shoots vehicle carrying children in attempt to stop alleged kidnap

The police at Kajjansi are actively investigating allegations of suspected kidnap and a shooting that took place on Tuesday evening in Bwebajja along Entebbe road It is alleged that Pastor…

Beaches, Bars remain closed ahead of new Year celebrations

A security meeting which was held on Thursday at Entebbe municipal council resolved to tighten measures against all beaches and bars ahead of New Year celebrations. This was confirmed by…

Pastor Bugingo charged for marrying second Wife

The institution of marriage will lose credibility and relevance if Bugingo's action goes unchallenged

FPU burns 580 kg of immature Fish

The Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) on Thursday set on fire about 580Kg of immature fish following a court order. The fish was burnt…

Kisubi Hospital commissions Heart Centre

A new heart centre was officially commissioned at Kisubi hospital along Entebbe road in Wakiso district. Held on Thursday, the function was presided over by the Archbishop of Kampala Rev.…