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Rwanda: Ministers Recommend That Museveni, Kagame Reopen Border

The ad hoc commission formed in August last year in Angola to de-escalate tension between Uganda and Rwanda has recommended that Rwanda reopens its border. → Read More

Ministers recommend that Museveni, Kagame reopen border

Rwanda has claimed that more than 100 of its nationals are being held in the Ugandan cells but Uganda says those under arrest are criminals who must face the law → Read More

Uganda, Rwanda officials meet in Kigali

This is the third time the committee established in August last year in Luanda is meeting → Read More

Biraaro will be buried with military honours

Maj Gen Biraaro, who has been battling advanced cancer of the colon, breathed his last at Kampala Hospital on Wednesday → Read More

Gen Benon Biraro succumbs to colon cancer

Gen Biraro died on Wednesday morning at Kampala hospital of colon cancer, a close family member told this reporter → Read More

Chopper crash ends Karungi’s life, her passion for military

Karungi was due to go the US for an instructors’ course so as to be able to train other pilots → Read More

More details about UPDF's top female pilot killed in chopper

According to military sources, Maj Naomi Karungi, who had served as a pilot since 2005, died with her cadet pilot identified as Benon Wokalu → Read More

MPs task minister to explain new guns entering Uganda

MPs say Karimojong rustlers are acquiring new guns through Kidepo National Park → Read More

Human rights body protests release of Rwandans

The executive director of Selfworth Initiative, Ms Prossy Boonabana, said in a statement that they wanted the trial of the nine to continue in order for Rwandan refugees who were kidnapped to get → Read More

Why Uganda released 9 Rwandans

Rwanda closed its border with Uganda at Gatuna in February last year barring any trade between the two countries → Read More

500 Ugandan guards battle Iraqi protesters

A video posted on Twitter shows the armed guards standing at the entrance of the embassy as demonstrators smash the outer wall → Read More

Museveni pledges to end Uganda-Rwanda standoff

There are four main contentious issues between Uganda and Rwanda. But the most pronounced is the closure of the border by Kigali → Read More

Museveni warns police, wetland encroachers in New Year speech

The President says war against corruption, crime and environmental degradation will be on top of his agenda in 2020 → Read More

Kony movie submitted for American Oscar Awards

This is the first time Uganda is submitting an entry to the prestigious awards. → Read More

MPs blocked from accessing safe houses, summon ISO boss

Of all the four locations the MPs visited, they never accessed any safe house. → Read More

Uganda, Rwanda form talk teams

The teams are aimed at settling border tensions between the two countries → Read More

Gen Tumwine, MPs clash over safe houses

Although he admitted that security agencies are running the safe houses, he denied that they are used for torture → Read More

Cabinet rejects plan to build dam at Murchison Falls

In June, the proposal stimulated outrage especially on mainstream and social media platforms → Read More

Rwanda’s minister tells nationals not to travel to Uganda

The minister says they should wait until Rwandans arrested in Uganda are set free → Read More

Muhakanizi warns government on debt

By December 31, 2018, Uganda’s debt stock stood at $11.5b (about Shs42 trillion) which is 41.8 per cent of the Gross National Product, just 8 per cent below the IMF risky threshold of 50 per cent. → Read More