[EA Business]Kampala -Increase in the share price of certain counters at the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) have boosted trading levels at the bourse.
[Observer]When the NRM expelled some of its MPs from the party, I didn't expect the kind of controversy that has arisen, as to whether they should or shouldn't vacate their seats in Parliament.
[Observer]It is a given that democracy runs along the principle of inclusivity as opposed to exclusivity.
[Observer]With rented gifts, customary marriage ceremony becomes an alien culture Super FM's Joel Isabirye was recently the talk of town when he chartered a chopper for his kwanjula (traditional introduction).
[Observer]As government prepares for the construction of an oil refinery in Hoima district, plans to build a petroleum distribution terminal at Buloba, outside Kampala, have been mooted.
[Observer]Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is this July launching another third Phase I trial to develop an HIV vaccine since 1999 when the first trial was launched.
[Friends of the Earth]Kampala (uganda) / Brussels (belgium) -European banks and pension funds are funding palm oil giant Wilmar International, a company implicated in land grabbing in Uganda, according to new research released today. 
[EA Business]Kampala -James Tumusiime, the Managing Director of Fountain Publishers Limited and founder of the Igongo Cultural Centre in Biharwe, western Uganda, has been appointed the new Chairman of the Uganda Tourism Board.
[EA Business]Kampala -The World Bank has approved $100 million for Uganda to improve its growth and competitiveness.
[EA Business]Kampala -Two Ugandan secondary school students will compete in this year's Certport Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship set to begin on July 31 and end on August 3 in Washington D.C.
[Vanguard]Uganda have unveiled Serbian tactician Milutin Micho Sredojevi? as the new coach on a 2-year deal at FUFA House in Mengo, beating former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia to the position.
[EA Business]Kampala -Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has suggested investors go into provision of high quality health services to limit medical tourism.
[CPJ]Nairobi -Ugandan police surrounded the Kampala offices of two private newspapers for seven hours on Monday, barring access to the premises, disabling printing presses, and effectively halting publication indefinitely, according to news reports. The police said they had search warrants to find documents related to a letter written by an army official that described an assassination plot.
[The Star]Uganda's Minister of Information and National Guidance has said the government is not interfering with press freedom after Monday's raid on the Daily Monitor publications. The minister, Mary Okurut, said the police's action at the Nation Media Group premises in Namuwongo, cordoning off of Pepper Publications in Namanve and taking KFM and Dembe FM off-air was because of national security.
[Daily Monitor]The management of Monitor Publications Ltd strongly condemns the closure by Uganda Police today of its newspaper, The Monitor, and its Radio Stations, KFM and Dembe FM. About 50 armed men in Police Uniform stormed the company’s premises at Namuwongo at noon with a Search warrant, blocked all exits and insisted they wanted to conduct a search.
[IFJ]The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today has vigorously condemned the clamp down on the media in Uganda. According to the Uganda Journalists Union (UJU), police on 20 May, besieged two privately owned newspapers and cut off two radio stations from the air in the capital city, Kampala.
[Sabahi]Soldiers in Uganda's Battle Group 9+ contingent are returning home after completing a 13-month tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sunday (May 19th), AMISOM announced in a press release.
[Independent]Uganda police abused its power and the law by closing two independent newspapers and radio stations in the wildest media attack, The African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME) has said.
[Observer]Police yesterday raided and closed down Daily Monitor and Red Pepper offices claiming to be searching for original copies purportedly written by Gen David Sejusa on the so-called "Muhoozi project".
[New Vision]United Nations -Armed groups in central Africa are using powerful weapons, some of which may be left over from the civil war in Libya, to kill elephants for their ivory, the United Nations said on Monday.