Uganda to Expand Her Only International Airport


The government of Uganda has concluded plans to renovate and expand her only international airport- Entebbe International Airport. Authorities in the east African country have said that they have set aside $180 million to facilitate the expansion of the country’s international airport . The current airport which is located 41 kms south of Kampala, More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

International Stake-Holders in Energy Sector to Meet in Ethiopia

  The Founder and CEO of Black Rhino, Brian Herlihy, will attend and speak at the 3rd annual investment meeting dubbed ‘Powering Africa: Ethiopia” to take place November 20-21, in Addis Ababa. A More...

By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Senegalese Women and Youth Prepare for Summit

For more than a year, experts and members of Senegalese Civil Society have been rallying together to plan the topics for the 15th Francophonie Summit program to be held soon, which will focus on the themes from More...

President Yoweri  Museveni inspecting a guard of honor mounted by recruits he passed out, he passed out 2916 who completed a infantry basic course  at Kaweweta Recruits Training School in Nakaseke District on July 1, 2014. PPU photo.
By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, October 20th, 2014

President Emphasizes Discipline, Health in Army

Armies in African countries have been advised by Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni to always emphasize discipline and health. He said this while addressing Ugandan troops who had completed a refresher course. While More...

By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, October 13th, 2014

President advises Ugandans to Protect the Wildlife Corridor

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the people of Napore County in the Kaabong District, and Ugandans in general to protect the wildlife corridor for the survival and sustainability of the More...

By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, October 6th, 2014

South Sudan Peace Talks Adjourned

IGAD-led multi-stakeholder peace negotiations adjourned on the evening of October 5, 2014. The talks are expected to resume on October 16, in Addis Ababa. A statement issued by IGAD today said that the session of More...

By Godfrey Olukya On Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

“Prioritize Value Addition” President Museveni Tells Mining Investors

President Yoweri Museveni has urged mining investors in Uganda and those from abroad to prioritize Value Addition to minerals in order to build a strong base for the economy of the country. “You should always More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

African Countries Advised to Improve on Intra-Africa Trade

While international trade agreements such as AGOA (African Growth and Opportunity Act) and the recently announced Economic Partnership Agreement between European Union and Southern Africa are positive for the continent More...

By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, September 29th, 2014

20 Passengers Die in South Sudan Accident

  At least 20 people have died in South Sudan when a bus carrying over 60 passengers had a head-on crash with a lorry this morning. The bus was heading to South Sudan’s capital Juba, while the lorry More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

United Emirates’ Etihad Airways Adds Tanzania to It’s Destinations

  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will expand it’s African route network with the launch of a daily service to Dar es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania. Flights between More...