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Besigye Grappling to Account for Ugx3.8 Billion From Foreign Funders to Form New Political Party

Retired Dr. Colonel Kizza Besigye, four-time presidential candidate and founder of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), received UGX 3.8 billion from foreign funders to form a political party...

Ugandan Adoptive Parents Advocate for Lower Adoption Costs to Keep Children in Ugandan Homes

The Association of Adoptive Parents in Uganda (AFA) is asking the government to reduce the costs prospective Ugandan...

Battling the Blues: Strategies for Managing Depression

Depression is a prevalent mental health condition affecting millions of people globally. In Uganda, almost one in three...

NRM Party Chairman Promises To Deliver A Report About Socio-Economic Transformation

The Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, promised the nation that he will...

Uganda, Egypt working on harnessing bilateral relations under the Nile Basin Initiative

In a bid to harness bilateral relations between Uganda and Egypt, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Gen....

Besigye Grappling to Account for Ugx3.8 Billion From Foreign Funders to Form New Political Party

Retired Dr. Colonel Kizza Besigye, four-time presidential candidate and founder of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), received UGX 3.8 billion from foreign funders to form a political party parallel to the FDC Katonga faction, but he has failed to do so, and his investors are pressuring him to account for the funds, which are believed to have been spent. The party will be run by his wife Winnie Byanyima, who declared her interest in contesting as a presidential candidate...

Ugandan Adoptive Parents Advocate for Lower Adoption Costs to Keep Children in Ugandan Homes

The Association of Adoptive Parents in Uganda (AFA) is asking the government to reduce the costs prospective Ugandan adoptive parents have to pay to adopt children. Sheila Kawamara-Mishambi, an association member, argues that this will enable Ugandans to adopt children easily instead of foreigners, who have, in some cases, exposed them to danger and alien culture. According to Kawamara, who made these remarks on February 29, 2024, during an interview with a local broadcaster, adoption is allowed in Uganda under the...

Battling the Blues: Strategies for Managing Depression

Depression is a prevalent mental health condition affecting millions of people globally. In Uganda, almost one in three individuals suffers from depression. However, it is not a widely discussed issue, which has led to various mental breakdowns in the country, most especially among the youth. While it can feel overwhelming, it's crucial to remember that you're not alone, and there are effective ways to manage it. This article explores various strategies that can help you on your journey towards feeling...

NRM Party Chairman Promises To Deliver A Report About Socio-Economic Transformation

The Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, promised the nation that he will deliver a comprehensive report on NRM's progress on the socio-economic transformation of Uganda . He made this announcement at the launch of the register update exercise at the party offices on Kyadando Road in Kampala today. In a live broadcast scheduled for tomorrow, February 29, 2024, President Museveni will address the issue of socio-economic transformation, emphasizing its impact on the common man....

Uganda, Egypt working on harnessing bilateral relations under the Nile Basin Initiative

In a bid to harness bilateral relations between Uganda and Egypt, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Gen. Odongo Jeje Abubakher, held talks on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, with the ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Monzer Selim, focusing on the expansion of cooperation across several fields of common interest within the framework of the Nile Basin Initiative. In a meeting that took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters in Kampala, the two leaders underscored the...

Uganda’s Removal from FATF Grey List Opens Doors to Global Markets and Credit – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija has said that Uganda will have unrestricted access to international markets and credit following Uganda’s removal from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Grey List. He made these remarks on February 28, 2024, during a media address at the Ministry Headquarters in Kampala. He discussed the recent removal of Uganda from the Grey List by the Financial Action Taskforce (FATF), emphasizing the positive impact this development will have on the...