President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday highlighted the opportunities that countries in the Great Lakes Region stand to gain from the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), which will start in Buseruka sub-county, Hoima District, and run for 1,445km to the Tanzania port city of
African music star Akon whose real name is Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam arrived in Uganda on Friday morning ahead of his meeting with President Yoweri Museveni.
Akon arrived aboard Ethiopian Airlines from Addis Ababa at 12.55 am last night and is scheduled to President Museveni today.
The Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations and Commander of the Special Forces Command Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba said Africa had lost a champion of integration efforts in John Pombe Maguful who passed Wednesday evening.
Kazire Health Products Limited is expanding its operations in Southern Africa, looking at “all member states of the Southern African Development Cooperation (SADC)”. SADC is made up of 16 countries.
The United States has designated rebel groups in Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo as foreign terrorist organisations.
At least 105 people have been killed and more than 600 others are injured after multiple explosions at a military camp in Equatorial Guinea.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has praised Uganda for the many initiatives it has put in place to support the refugee community.
The UNHCR chief, who was in Yumbe district for a tour, noted that what he had “witnessed” in the area was “extraordinary”.
Uganda was well-represented at this year’s continental essay competition organized to promote appreciation of standards among university students.
Uganda has become the first country in the eastern and southern African region to convert its driver’s licensing categories to conform to the regionally harmonized Tripartite Transit and Transport Facilitation Programme (TTTFP) standards.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed a joint partnership action plan highlighting their strengthened cooperation and mutual development priorities and a strong shared emphasis on boosting public and private sector investment in Africa.