The Uganda national basketball team, Silverbacks yesterday Thursday, July 08th, 2021, defeated Morocco 77-65 to qualify for the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket tournament. Rwanda is set to host the 16-nation 30th edition tournament in Kigali from August 24 to September 5. Uganda went into the game after registering a 2-1 mark in the first round of […]
Friday 25th June 2021 has been declared a public holiday and a 4th National Prayer Session for interdenominational prayers as Uganda battles a rise in Coronavirus infections. A State House statement indicated that President Yoweri Museveni had used powers given to him under Section 2(2) of the Public Holidays Act to declare tomorrow a public […]
It is better to talk to someone during hardships
The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the OAU Organisation of African Unity, the current African Union (AU). It honors those who participated in the Soweto Uprising in 1976 on that day. It also raises awareness of the continuing need for improvement of the education provided to African children. On June 16, 1976, nearly […]
Police in Rubanda district has kicked off investigations into circumstances under which a man set his house on fire burning to ashes his wife and three children.
Police in Rubanda District have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which a man set his house on fire burning to ashes his wife and three children. According to the Kigezi regional police spokesperson, Elly Matte the incident happened on Saturday night at around 11:30 pm at Habutobere village, Butare parish Muko sub-county in Rubanda district when […]
Phumla Williams, the Director-General at Government Communication Information System (GCIS), South Africa, posted on Twitter that authorities could not find any evidence of the births.
The story of a 37-year-old woman who reportedly gave birth to 10 babies, seven boys, and three girls, has led to public appeals from the South African government for information about the mother and her children after it failed to find medical records at hospitals, both public and private. On 8th June, South African media, […]
The UAE decision was announced by the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority and the General Civil Aviation Authority.
The United Arab Emirates will suspend entry for travelers coming from Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda starting June 11, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the state news agency WAM said on Wednesday Transit flights from the UAE to the affected countries, in addition to cargo flights, […]
As the government races to vaccinate at least 21.9 Ugandans, the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccine gets finished by the end of this week.
Ugandans have responded positively to the call of getting Covid-19 jabs, and have since turned up in large numbers at different vaccination points across the country. On 3rd June alone, Statistics from the Ministry of Health indicated that up to 42,051 people were vaccinated in the country. As the government races to vaccinate at least […]