Three Uganda Varsity Students Drown During Beach Party

[East African] A handover party for Uganda’s Busitema University students Saturday evening ended in tears after three students drowned in Lake Victoria at Majanji in Busia District.

[East African] A handover party for Uganda's Busitema University students Saturday evening ended in tears after three students drowned in Lake Victoria at Majanji in Busia District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Somali President Meets With Museveni in Kenya

[Shabelle] President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the horn and development in Somalia.

[Shabelle] President Yoweri Museveni and his counterpart, the newly elected Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, have today held a bilateral meeting during which they discussed the security situation in the horn and development in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Regulation of Boda Boda Industry Long Overdue

[Monitor] Last week, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago announced plans to pass a law to regulate boda boda operations in the city. The proposal, according to the Lord Mayor, is broadly aimed at reducing the controversy surrounding the boda boda industry…

[Monitor] Last week, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago announced plans to pass a law to regulate boda boda operations in the city. The proposal, according to the Lord Mayor, is broadly aimed at reducing the controversy surrounding the boda boda industry, and specifically provides for: Having a common body, management, term of office, gazetting stages, data banks, taxation, areas of operation, and other general policies for boda boda operators.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rest in Peace Andrew Kaweesi – How Secure Are the Rest of Us?

[Monitor] So, what if the late assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi was taking his children to school, or worse yet, taking his lovely wife to the hospital to experience one of the most amazing and magical wonders of this world – …

[Monitor] So, what if the late assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi was taking his children to school, or worse yet, taking his lovely wife to the hospital to experience one of the most amazing and magical wonders of this world - giving birth, what then? Do these cold blooded assassins have any conscience? What kind of blood flows through their horrid veins, I wonder; it must be much greener and more smelly than foul bile.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Muteesa’s Body Arrives to an Empty Parliament

[Monitor] As the days for the return of former Kabaka Edward Muteesa’s remains neared, government drew a plan so that the public would pay its respects to the first president of the country.

[Monitor] As the days for the return of former Kabaka Edward Muteesa's remains neared, government drew a plan so that the public would pay its respects to the first president of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Refugee Team Out of World Cross Country Meet

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The refugee team that was scheduled to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday will not participate due to lack of travelling document.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The refugee team that was scheduled to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday will not participate due to lack of travelling document.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

500 Ugandans Shot Dead in Three Years

[Monitor] Entebbe -As the country mourns the gruesome killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his drivers and bodyguard, latest shooting statistics reveal what Internal Affairs minister has called “a dangerous tren…

[Monitor] Entebbe -As the country mourns the gruesome killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his drivers and bodyguard, latest shooting statistics reveal what Internal Affairs minister has called "a dangerous trend", with nearly 500 people shot dead in the last three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda