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Total buys Tullow Oil's Uganda project

Total has acquired Tullow Oil's entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert development project including its East African Crude Oil Pipeline for an overall consideration of $575m...

29 Apr 2020

Ugandan journalist wins APO media award

Ugandan journalist Nila Yasmin wins the 2019 APO Group African Women in Media Award...

1 Nov 2019

UCC to amend regulation of OTT social media services in Uganda

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is offering to amend the regulation of OTT services such as Facebook and Twitter to boost investment in the sector...

24 Oct 2019

More than 18-million Ugandan children to be immunised against measles, rubella and polio

Uganda is set to immunise more than 18-million children against measles and rubella, which amounts to 43% of the country's population...

15 Oct 2019

BBC Komla Dumor award for Ugandan journalist

Ugandan TV presenter Solomon Serwanjja wins fifth BBC World News Komla Dumor Award...

30 Sep 2019

Russia and Uganda sign nuclear energy deal

Uganda has signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy with the governments of the Russian Federation...

19 Sep 2019

Multichoice to partner with Pep Stores in Uganda

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a new partnership with PEP Stores, a multinational retail company to bring DStv and GOtv products and services closer to subscribers in Kampala...

17 Sep 2019

How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media

Activists who use digital media are protected by international law and protocols that guarantee freedom of expression...

By Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala 10 Sep 2019

Ugandan journalist wins APO invite

Ugandan journalist Isaac Khisa wins APO Group invitation to attend the 2019 Africa Hotel Investment Forum...

3 Sep 2019

BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda

BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda...

16 Aug 2019

The Uganda vaccine trial: how African researchers are tackling Ebola

In August 2015 Dr Sakoba Keita, who led the Ebola response in Guinea during the largest Ebola outbreak the world has ever seen, declared...

By Yap Boum 8 Aug 2019

Uganda looking for growth from second licensing round

Uganda is aiming to increase international investment in its oil-rich energy sector, with its second oil and gas licensing round for the exploration of five blocks in the Albertine Graben...

6 Aug 2019

Ugandan commentator arrested over Facebook post critical of president

Uganda cracks down on social media criticism of Government and the President...

18 Jul 2019

Flirting with fire: African leaders and international law

African leaders often behave in a contradictory way towards international laws, and courts. While speaking out against them, they also voluntarily submit to their scrutiny...

By Marco Bocchese 16 Jul 2019

MTN and Multichoice partner in Uganda

MultiChoice has partnered MTN Uganda to promote the DStv Now services...

1 Jul 2019

How Africa's porous borders make it difficult to contain Ebola

More than 2,000 cases of Ebola have been recorded in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since last August. Now, despite authorities' efforts - such as screening millions of travellers moving between the DRC and its neighbours - the disease has spread...

By Mosoka Fallah 18 Jun 2019

Ugandan editor charged with criminal libel

Authorities in Uganda should end the criminal proceedings against Pidson Kareire, managing editor of privately-owned news website, The Drone Media...

18 Jun 2019

Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda

Rwandan PaaS (platform as a service) startup Ared has marked its first international expansion by setting up 10 women-run 'smart business in a box' solar-powered kiosks in Uganda...

13 May 2019

Uganda Airlines orders two Airbus A330neo aircrafts

Uganda Airlines has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners...

10 May 2019

Ugandan regulator suspends staff from 13 outlets that covered Bobi Wine

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Uganda's media regulator to immediately rescind an order suspending staff from 13 radio and television stations over their coverage of opposition politician, Bobi Wine...

10 May 2019

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