Chocolate Flavour: $1.5 million Investment Boosts Chocolate Industry

By Red Pepper Online Uganda cocoa farmers will smile all the way to the bank after value addition on the crop has been taken to another level on the crop by Stephen Sembuya a 34 […]


Kampala International University (KIU) last week officially ushered-in first year students. The university saved a whole last week for these new students to get oriented to the institution, the peak of which was a general […]

Ugandans Are Most Active People In the World – Study

A report into the levels of physical inactivity across the globe has found that Uganda is the world’s most active nation. The study, published in the medical journal The Lancet, is a compilation of surveys done […]

Prof. Barya Calls For Independent Audit At MUBS

The embattled former chairperson of Makerere University Business School -MUBS Council Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba wants government to conduct an independent audit into the governance and management of the institution. Baryamureeba told journalists at a press […]

Wadri To Appeal Tough Bail Conditions

Arua Municipality Member of Parliament-elect Kassiano Ezati Wadri says he will appeal the bail condition stopping him from visiting Arua Municipality for the next three months. Gulu High Court on Monday banned Wadri from stepping […]

US, UK Issue Travel Advisories on Uganda

The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a travel advisory warning its nationals of heightened political tensions in Uganda. In a travel advisory issued on Sunday and updated on Monday morning, the UK […]

Bullets, Tear Gas Rock Kampala Over Bobi Wine

The police and army have used tear gas and bullets to disperse hundreds of demonstrators that descended on the capital, Kampala protesting the continued detention of Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi. The demonstrators, most of […]

Wadri Hotel Sealed Off By Security Personnel

The Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF Special Forces have sealed off Hotel Pacific in Arua town, the base of the Kassiano Wadri campaign camp. Our reporter at the scene says that Adumi road, where the hotel […]

Police Blame Wadri Supporters For Bobi Wine Driver Death

Police are blaming the death of Yasin Kawuma, the driver of the Kyadondo East legislator, Robert Kyagulanyi on the supporters of Kasiano Wadri, the independent candidate for the Arua Municipality MP seat. Kawuma was shot […]

Tanzania Moves To Suspend DSTV Over ‘Free to Air’ Channels

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority intends to suspend all licenses issued to video entertainment service provider MultiChoice, following the latter failure to comply with license conditions and inclusion of Free to Air’ TV channels in its […]

POSTBANK Delights Teso Fire Victims 

Following a fire outbreak that gutted Bukedea Life Line Primary School in Teso sub region, PostBank Uganda led by the Managing Director, Stephen Mukweli, has donated mattresses and scholastic materials to the schools. The handover […]

South Sudan’s Rivals Sign Final Peace Deal

South Sudan’s conflicting parties on Sunday signed a final deal in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on power-sharing and security arrangements. The deal, reached through talks brokered by the Sudanese government with a mandate by the […]

Not Drinking Alcohol Increases Risk Of Dementia- Report

Not drinking in middle age can increase the risk of dementia as much as drinking too much, according to a report. The study tracked the drinking habits of 9,000 London civil servants between the ages […]

UPDATE: Cabinet Decisions On National Issues

BRIEFING TO THE MEDIA ON CABINET DECISIONS TAKEN DURING THE MEETING HELD ON MONDAY 30TH JULY, 2018. Cabinet sat on Monday July 30, 2018 at Office of the President, Kampala and; Approved the appointment of […]

Ugandan Girl Quits Gay Lifestyle, To Get Married

Val Kalende, a female Ugandan gay rights activist has quit the gay lifestyle, telling her church in Kampala that she was tired of living a life of “same sex sin”. Kalende was so into the gay […]

Airtel Opens New Service Centers

Following successful network expansion and countrywide broadband availability campaigns, Airtel Uganda has announced a new plan to expand their footprint across Uganda in a bid to continue providing excellent one-on-one customer care experiences to subscribers. […]

China To Invest $14.7 Billion In South Africa

China would invest $14.7 billion in South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday after talks between the two countries, news that sent the rand one percent firmer. Speaking at the same event, Chinese President […]

India PM Modi Comes With Bags Of Cash For Uganda

India will extend over USD 400 million (1.4 trillion Shillings) in lines of credit to Uganda during the ongoing African Tour by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi’s visit kicked off in Rwanda on July 23 before […]

Movit Tycoon Set Free From Security Detention

Security operatives have released Simpson Birungi the owner of Movit Company. Birungi has been in detention for 45 days after he was arrested on June 7th. It is believed he was being held by Internal […]

Kadaga Wants Immediate Review Of Social Media, Mobile Money Tax

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged government to move expeditiously and present amendments to the recently passed Excise Duty (Amendment) Act that introduces taxes on mobile money transactions and social media. “This bill […]