• Andrew Felix Kaweesi shot dead

    The Uganda Police Force Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi has been shot dead this morning. Kaweesi was shot a few meters from his home in Kulambiro , a Kampala suburb as he made his way to work He was shot alongside his body guard Kenneth Erua and driver Godfrey Wambewa, his

  • World Bank Group Announces Record $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa

      March 19, 2017   Funds will scale up investments and de-risk private sector participation for accelerated growth and development BADEN BADEN, Germany, March 19, 2017— Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a record $57 billion in financing for

  • ICC receives petition to investigate Kasese killings

    The International Criminal court acknowledges receipt of a petition by political leaders of Kasese district to open formal investigations into gross human rights violations in the district. This follows clashes between security forces and royal guards of the Omusinga wa Rwenzurur Charles Wesley Mumbere last month. According to a letter

  • Local Council elections hang in balance

    The electoral commission says it awaits amendments of the existing local government act and considering of the budget for the polls by government before proceeding with holding the local council elections. Last year government revealed that the local council polls will be held this year after over 15 years without

  • The deaf demand for special wealth program

    Deaf people in Uganda demand that government puts in place a special wealth creation programme for them insisting that they have not benefited at all from the existing poverty alleviation programs. Speaking through an interpreter, the executive director Uganda national association of the deaf, Ambrose Murangira said the deaf are