China to Train Engineers in Railway Construction

[Observer] At least 10 UPDF engineers will this year head to Hebei Province in China for a special three-month training in railway construction, according to an August 15 statement by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), the constructors of Standa…

[Observer] At least 10 UPDF engineers will this year head to Hebei Province in China for a special three-month training in railway construction, according to an August 15 statement by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), the constructors of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Intrigue Mars NRM Campaigns in Kyotera

[Observer] Blackmail and intrigue have marred the National Resistance Movement (NRM) primary campaigns in Kyotera district. On Tuesday, NRM members in Kyotera are expected to vote their candidates for the woman parliamentary seat.

[Observer] Blackmail and intrigue have marred the National Resistance Movement (NRM) primary campaigns in Kyotera district. On Tuesday, NRM members in Kyotera are expected to vote their candidates for the woman parliamentary seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vihiga Stun Holders Tusker Out of GOtv Shield

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Veteran Charles Okwemba struck a first half penalty and Dennis Lugalia scored late on as National Super League (NSL) leaders Vihiga United stunned defending champions Tusker FC 2-0 to book a slot in the semi-final of the GOtv Shield.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Veteran Charles Okwemba struck a first half penalty and Dennis Lugalia scored late on as National Super League (NSL) leaders Vihiga United stunned defending champions Tusker FC 2-0 to book a slot in the semi-final of the GOtv Shield.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nyege Nyege Festival Back On September 1-3

[East African] Underground music lovers will be treated to a wide range of rhythms and styles at the Nyege Nyege International Music Festival set for September 1-3, in Jinja, 80 kilometres east of Kampala.

[East African] Underground music lovers will be treated to a wide range of rhythms and styles at the Nyege Nyege International Music Festival set for September 1-3, in Jinja, 80 kilometres east of Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Polls – Amuriat Camp Courts Candidates to Step Down

[Observer] The race to become the next FDC president officially kicked off last week but just days into the three-month-long campaign, there are calls to have a single candidate to challenge incumbent Gen Mugisha Muntu.

[Observer] The race to become the next FDC president officially kicked off last week but just days into the three-month-long campaign, there are calls to have a single candidate to challenge incumbent Gen Mugisha Muntu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vendors Vow to Stay On Streets As KCCA Redeploys Enforcers

[Observer] Hellen Baku is not bothered by the afternoon drizzle. Instead, it provides the chance for her and other street vendors operating along Kampala’s Ben Kiwanuka street to work unhindered, since law enforcers don’t work during the rain.

[Observer] Hellen Baku is not bothered by the afternoon drizzle. Instead, it provides the chance for her and other street vendors operating along Kampala's Ben Kiwanuka street to work unhindered, since law enforcers don't work during the rain.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nagenda Not Innocent but Is At Least Driven By Virtue Higher Than Abiriga’s

[Monitor] When you watch Arua Municipality’s Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga or Kasanda County’s Simeo Nsubuga let out war cries in their surge to rip off the untested age limit from the pages of the 1995 Constitution on TV, what do you sense as t…

[Monitor] When you watch Arua Municipality's Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga or Kasanda County's Simeo Nsubuga let out war cries in their surge to rip off the untested age limit from the pages of the 1995 Constitution on TV, what do you sense as their true driver?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda