15 Ugandan officers suspended over ‘sex crimes’

by Onimisi Raymond Fifteen senior military commanders have been suspended in Uganda over their conduct in Somalia. The commanders were punished over their conduct in Somalia including allegations of sexual exploitation. The suspension came on Thursday following the wake of a damning report by Human Rights Watch which has accused troops with the internationally funded African […]

Migration puts HIV positive children’s health at risk in Uganda

by Akan Ido The efforts by Ugandan government to ensure HIV positive schoolchildren from island communities are able to access treatment is being hindered by their migrating parents who are mostly fishermen. Years ago, the government introduced a free universal education system for all primary and secondary school children. There is also the free antiretroviral […]

”The Ghana vs. Germany game is the most watched World Cup match … ” – GeoPoll

by Lily Rashida

GeoPoll, the world’s largest real-time mobile survey platform, has released data on the ongoing World Cup showing which matches have attracted the largest viewership in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Nigeria. Read more about ”The Ghana vs. Germany game is the most watched World Cup match … ” – GeoPoll

Ugandan TV station banned after showing President ‘sleeping’ in a meeting

by Lily Rashida

Yesterday, the Ugandan government banned one of the country’s major television stations- NTV Uganda – from airing presidential events, after it showed images which depicted President Yoweri Museveni was having a snooze in parliament. Read more about Ugandan TV station banned after showing President ‘sleeping’ in a meeting

”Uganda is no longer a literary desert”, Meet the Ugandan writer who won the Commonwealth Short story prize

by Lily Rashida

Uganda is no longer a “literary desert”, according to the author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, speaking after winning the Commonwealth short story prize for a piece praised by judges for its “risk-taking, grace and breadth”. Read more about ”Uganda is no longer a literary desert”, Meet the Ugandan writer who won the Commonwealth Short story prize