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Namilyango best UCE student rewarded Shs1m

Namilyango College’s Ernest Omoding who scored 8 for 8 in the recently released 2020 UCE results, has received a Shs1million reward for his best performance. Ernest who emerged the best student of the school narrates the difficulties he encountered during the lockdown that almost got him off track. Ernest Omoding Born of Mutonyi Angela and Wilfred Okurut, both residents of...

Uganda receives 586,080 vaccines, 100 oxygen cylinders

Uganda has received donations of 286,080 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Government of Norway. Health minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng also received 300,000 doses of the Sinovac from the People’s Republic of China to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme. Aeng receives the cylinders UNICEF has also donated 100 oxygen cylinders, regulators, spindle keys and oxygen masks as part...

Kabaka 28th coronation anniversary underway

Buganda Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II's 28th coronation anniversary got underway Saturday at Nkoni place in Lwengo district. Kabaka on arrival Ssaabasajja Kabaka is already at Nkoni in Buddu county for the ceremony. He is accompanied by Buganda Queen Nnabagereka Sylivia Nagginda and Princess Joan Nassolo. Queen Nagginda arriving with Princess Nassolo Also present is Prince David Kintu Wasajja. Prince...

South Sudan kickboxer Majok floors Golola in Juba

South Sudan kickboxing champion James Dau Majok Friday floored Golola Moses 'of Uganda' in the K1 style fight held at Nyakuron Cultural Centre in the capital Juba. The non-title match was organised as en exhibition to celebrate Martyrs Day. "I am going to crush him," Uganda's kickboxing champ and self-styled comic said prior the charity fight. Golola and Majok show...

Museveni lauds Ethiopia runner who bested Cheptegei

President Museveni has congratulated Ethiopian runner Selemon Barega for winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The first athletics gold medal went to Ethiopia in the men's 10,000m with Barega coming ahead of Uganda and world champion Joshua Cheptegei. Cheptegei and Kiplimo "And now, I congratulate Joshua Cheptegei & Jacob Kiplimo who won silver and bronze respectively in the...

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President Museveni had directed Kikuubo should be opened but all kiosks removed to reduce congestion in the pathways. There will be no vending in Kikuubo. It should be for only wholesalers. Shopping malls and arcades should be opened with dedicated...

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