NSSF ‘Job’ Advert is Fake
A flier for entry level jobs at NSSF has been widely shared on Facebook and other social media platforms.
Fact: Former Minister Peter Otai to be Buried in Uganda
Government has Okayed return of the remains of Peter Otai, a former leader of the defunct Uganda People’s Army-UPA for burial at his home in Oderai, Soroti. The body is to be flown back in the next two weeks. At his home in Oderai…
False: Dr.Killed on Entebbe Express Highway
Reports circulating on the social media, alleging that a US based medical doctor who is on holiday in Ugandan had been shot and killed while driving on Entebbe Express Highway are false and misleading The report below went on viral last…
False: Arch Bishop Odongo Dead
Reality Check Uganda has verified with the Catholic Church that the Arch Bishop is alive and not dead as reported on the social media today.
Jack Ma honors ‘conservation heroes’ at Paradise International Foundation 2019 African Ranger Awards
50 rangers from 17 African countries win annual prize in its second year Each receives $3,000 grant recognizing professional passion and dedication Chinese leading entrepreneurs launched Foundation to protect Africa’s environment
Bosco Ntaganda Sentenced to 30 Years’ Imprisonment
HE HAGUE, Netherlands, November 7, 2019, Trial Chamber VI of the International Criminal Court (“ICC”), unanimously, sentenced Bosco Ntaganda to a total of 30 years of imprisonment. The time Mr Ntaganda has spent in detention at the ICC -…
Security forces Injure Journalists covering Makerere University
Two journalists working with the Nation Media Group – Uganda have been hospitalized after they were injured by security forces while covering a protest at Makerere University. Geoffrey Twesigye a Journalist with NTV and Daily Monitor’s…
Common Wealth Finance ministers to discuss joint action to prevent future debt crises
Commonwealth finance ministers will meet in Washington D.C. on 17 October 2019 to discuss coordinated interventions to prevent future debt crises. The meeting will be chaired by the Finance Minister of Cyprus, Harris Georgiades, under…
Amnesty International slams Uganda over plans to introduce death sentence for homo sexuality
“This is an example of how Uganda’s politicians are stoking dangerous intolerance and bias against LGBTI people. Uganda’s MPs must resoundingly reject any plan to legalize this kind of bigotry and witch hunting of anyone who is perceived as…
Magufuli praises official who caned students
The president also wants to relax the rules on when caning a student might be appropriate.