As you heard, the economy grew by 3.2% this Financial Year. This is one of the lowest rates of growth in the last 25 years. Inflation had also gone up to 30%. It has now come down to 18% of all. Food inflation has gone back to 8%. As...
Retired Supreme Court Justice Joseph Nyamihana Mulenga has died. Details about his death have not been established. Information coming in has shown that he died Wednesday afternoon (today) Who is Mulenga? Justice Mulenga graduated from the London University with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) and was called to the English Bar...
On June 25 four villages in Bududa in eastern Uganda, were buried by landslides killing dozens and leaving  hundreds homeless. This was the third major landslide in three years. In March 2010 over 300 people killed. So far 20 bodies  have been recovered while about 100 people are still unaccounted for – believed to be buried underground. Many were rescued but more than 4,215 people have been displaced. FACTS: 91 households have been displaced with a total number of 735 people 112 survivors in the Bulucheke area have been given some supplies (food & non-food) 4 other villages are considered in danger of more landslides and are being advised to evacuate. In these...
Dear Friends of Bududa, You are receiving this email because you have contributed or expressed interest in supporting the People of Bududa. Hope you are all having a great day and end of the week! This is a quick update to let you how the #TweepsHelpBududa Campaign is coming. Evelyn, Maureen...
STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS 2012 BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA AT THE OPENING OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE 9TH PARLIAMENT 7TH JUNE 2012 - UICC, SERENA, KAMPALA As usual, I will start my State of the Nation Address with the economy. This time, however, I will concentrate on...
His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni delivered the State of the Nation address on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at Serena Hotel. The address is delivered once a year at the beginning of each session of Parliament. Click here and download the whole speech.
President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday left for Tehran to attend the 120-member 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) three-day summit that is taking place in Iran. The organization has 17 countries with observer status. We bring you the President's speech at the Tehran Summit. On his departure for Tehran, the president was...
Invisible Children has issued a statement calling for a meeting with Ugandan Diaspora tomorrow, March 31st. No doubt the agenda at said meeting is going to be about the controversy surrounding the recent viral success of the Kony 2012 Video. I think this is the least that the organization...
“For a typical 12-year-old who should be the picture of health: physical, overly playful, full of energy, noisy and mobile, Nancy Lamwaka is the opposite. She is skinny, malnourished, hungry, profoundly retarded and immobile.” as Edward Echwalu writes on his blog. Nodding disease has existed for over a decade in...
By Ethan Zuckerman This Monday, March 5th, the advocacy organization Invisible Children released a 30 minute video titled “Kony 2012“. The goal of the video is to raise awareness of Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army rebel group, a wanted war criminal, in the hopes of bringing him to...