Why Bobi Wine Triumphed and Sitenda Ssebalu, Kantinti Lost

[Observer] A sweeping victory for Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine in the Kyadondo East by-election last week catapulted the musician onto the big national political stage and also brought the relevancy of political parties in elections under s…

[Observer] A sweeping victory for Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine in the Kyadondo East by-election last week catapulted the musician onto the big national political stage and also brought the relevancy of political parties in elections under sharp scrutiny.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nakumatt Evicted From Three Malls

[Observer] Knight Frank, a real estate company and manager of several upscale buildings in Kampala, has announced the closure of three Nakumatt stores housed in major malls in Kampala and Entebbe.

[Observer] Knight Frank, a real estate company and manager of several upscale buildings in Kampala, has announced the closure of three Nakumatt stores housed in major malls in Kampala and Entebbe.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Activists in Renewed Push for Marriage Law

[Observer] At least 20 women and human rights advocacy civil society organizations (CSOs) are pushing government to re-table the Marriage and Divorce Bill in a bid to help solve the myriad marriage-related problems.

[Observer] At least 20 women and human rights advocacy civil society organizations (CSOs) are pushing government to re-table the Marriage and Divorce Bill in a bid to help solve the myriad marriage-related problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kilembe: How the Once Vibrant Copper Mines Ended Up in Ruins

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about…

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about Shs620 billion) concession awarded to a Chinese company to revive Kilembe Mines amidst claims of top officials having pocketed bribes, is one of those things. However, to anyone who had been to the mines since the deal was awarded in 2013, it was just a matter of time

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Five Killed in Kapchorwa Accident

[Monitor] Kapchorwa -It might have been a bright Sunday morning elsewhere in Kapchorwa yesterday, but the world of residents of Kongowo Village, Kongowo Parish in Kapsinda sub-county was a complete contrast.A mother, her two children and a number of ne…

[Monitor] Kapchorwa -It might have been a bright Sunday morning elsewhere in Kapchorwa yesterday, but the world of residents of Kongowo Village, Kongowo Parish in Kapsinda sub-county was a complete contrast.A mother, her two children and a number of neighbours who had, after breakfast, gone to till their garden, narrated that at around 10am, the driver of a truck belonging to Roofings Limited that was carrying construction materials lost control of his machine and roared downhill, killing the driver, his two turn men and a chi

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni in Addis for AU Summit As Uganda Fronts Candidate for Commissioner

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni has today arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa for the 29th Ordinary Session of the assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni has today arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa for the 29th Ordinary Session of the assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda