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National Council of Tennis Trains Rwenzori Teachers to Introduce Tennis in Schools.

In a bid to promote sports and enhance physical education in schools, the National Council of Tennis (NCT) has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative to train teachers in the Rwenzori region on tennis. The move comes as part of the government’s broader effort to introduce tennis as a structured sports program in schools across the […]

African banks take over after international lenders exit

In early 2022, UK-headquartered Standard Chartered Bank announced it was exiting five African countries and partially exiting two others – breaking its ‘here for good’ brand promise after more than a century on the continent. A year earlier, another British-based bank but a fairly new entrant, Atlas Mara withdrew from seven markets, walking away from […]

Police recover 4 stolen guns, arrest two

Police in Kibuku district recovered four guns and apprehended two suspected thieves during an operation on Saturday. This comes after an inmate who had escaped from lawful custody reportedly joined a group of robbers targeting Amula stores at Tirinyi Prison and making off with the four guns overnight. Responding swiftly, Kibuku police and Tirinyi Prisons […]

Ministers Kitutu, Nandutu return to Karamoja, pledge agricultural revival

In a bid to combat looming food shortages, Ministers Marry Goretti Kitutu and Agnes Nandutu have re-emerged in Karamoja, affirming their commitment to agricultural revitalization. Their long-awaited return marks a renewed effort to address pressing challenges facing the region During their visit to NARO NABUIN and Namalu Prison Farms, the Ministers unveiled ambitious investments aimed […]

Public Trust in Service Delivery Erodes, Directorate of Ethics Report Reveals.

The report from the Directorate of Ethics has indicated that the members of the public have lost trust in service delivery in the country. The report, based on extensive surveys and assessments, suggests that a growing number of citizens no longer have confidence in the delivery and integrity of various services provided by the government […]

Smooth start so far as S.6 exams enter second week, says UNEB


Exam body, UNEB has noted that there has been a smooth start to the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) exams that have entered the second week today. UNEB spokesperson, Jenniffer Kalule Musamba told journalists on Monday there have not been any major incidents in the last series of the three sets of national exams […]

Police start drink-driving operations targeting passenger vehicles as festive season nears

Police have announced that they have kicked off drink-driving operations targeting mostly drivers of passenger vehicles on all roads and highways around the country. Addressing journalists on Monday, Traffic Police spokesperson, Michael Kananura said as the festive season draws near, they have scaled up their operations on the road. The traffic police spokesperson warned that […]

Disciplinary probe against MP Zaake resumes

The Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee of Parliament chaired by Mr. Abdu Katuntu resumed the hearing of misconduct allegations brought against Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake on Monday morning. The Committee took a brief break following a request by Zaake’s legal representative Erias Lukwago to allow him attend to engagements outside the country. Zaake faces […]