Uganda Ranked Happiest Country in East Africa

Uganda Ranked  Happiest Country in East Africa

According to the World Happiness Report 2022 released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Uganda has been ranked the happiest nation in the East African region. This year’s report uses global survey data to report how people evaluate their own lives in 146 countries worldwide, revealing a bright light in dark times amidst the […]

Uganda asks nationals in Ukraine to stay calm

Uganda asks nationals in Ukraine to stay calm

The Embassy of Uganda in the Russian Federation has called upon Ugandan nationals in Ukraine to stay calm. In a February 25th statement from the head of mission Ambassador Johnson Agara, has asked Ugandans to be cautious, monitor local news for updates, observe instructions issued by the government of Ukraine during the ongoing situation. The call […]

European Commission Downplays Missed Handshake Incident At EU-Africa summit in Brussels.

European Commission Downplays Missed Handshake Incident At EU-Africa summit in Brussels.

The European Commission has downplayed an incident last week at an EU-Africa summit in Brussels during which its president, Ursula von der Leyen, was hardly acknowledged by Uganda’s foreign minister. The official, Ugandan foreign minister Jeje Odongo, slightly nodded as he walked past Ms von der Leyen and did not stop to greet her before shaking hands […]

Speaker Oulanyah speaks for the first time, as his deputy reassure the nation that perhaps the right path is evident.

Speaker Oulanyah speaks for the first time, as his deputy reassure the nation that perhaps the right path is evident.

Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has issued his first public statement since news of his ill health. In a tweet sent out on his official handle on February 17, 2021, Oulanyah said, “Fellow Ugandans, My deepest appreciation for your well-wishes and prayers. I wish you God’s blessings.” Oulanyah has been receiving treatment for an undisclosed […]

NUP cautioned against turning Museveni into a dictator. Yet, they are able to relax at the beach at any time

NUP cautioned against turning Museveni into a dictator. Yet, they are able to relax at the beach at any time

Mubarak Munyagwa, former Member of Parliament for Kawempe South, has castigated the members of the National Unity Platform (NUP) for betraying Ugandans. Munyagwa lambasted the NUP’s Robert Kyagulayi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine for alleging that President Museveni is a tyrant while spending all of his time on the beach in his yacht. “How do you […]

Kakwenza Promises to Return. After the Manner in Which He Slipped Out of Uganda

Kakwenza Promises to Return. After the Manner in Which He Slipped Out of Uganda

An award-winning Ugandan author and outspoken government critic who fled the country after being “tortured” in detention told AFP on Thursday that despite his ordeal, he planned to return home.  Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, 33, slipped out of Uganda on Wednesday to seek treatment for his injuries in another country, ahead of a criminal trial in a […]

Novelist Kakwenza flees to exile

Novelist Kakwenza flees to exile

Ugandan novelist and author Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has fleed into exile. NTV Raymond Mujuni was the first to post this news on his twitter. NBS TV journalist Canary Mugume comfired that Kakwenzi fled through Rwanda A few minuteslater, Kakwenzi confirmed this news on his Facebook. In an interview with NTV Uganda, Kakwenzi’s lawyer Eziron Kiiza confirmed he is […]

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