Nile, Uganda Newswire

Nile, Uganda Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Nile, Uganda.

Results 1 - 20 of 98 in Nile, Uganda

  1. EC confirms NRM's Abiriga dismissal from MP raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Monitor

    Kampala. The Electoral Commission has confirmed the disqualification of Mr Ibrahim Abiriga from running as a candidate for Arua Municipality parliamentary seat on NRM ticket due to lack of requisite academic qualifications.

    Comment?

  2. 70% of pupils drop out of school in westRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Monitor

    MBARARA. Mortality rate among children aged below five in southwestern region stands at a staggering 128 per 1,000 live births.

    Comment?

  3. 4 in 10 children in southwestern Uganda stunted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2011 | New Vision

    July 25, 2011: A group of Batwa with their children perform a cultural dance in Kisoro town, southwestern Uganda. Nearly four in every 10 children in southwestern Uganda are stunted, a regional forum on the State of the Ugandan Child has heard.

    Comment?

  4. Wadri makes a bid for a fourth term in West Nile's Terego CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Daily Monitor

    Guarding the territory. A two-time winner in Terego County, incumbent MP Kasiano Wadri will have to consolidate his support to remain king in the newly created Terego West County.

    Comment?

  5. Uganda: Uganda Regulator Says Closure of Radio Stations Not PoliticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The Uganda Communications Commission has said that the recent closure of several FM radio stations in the country is not politically motivated but rather an enforcement exercise for compliance. "The Uganda Communications Commission would like to correct the wrong impression created by the ongoing nationwide enforcement exercise of non-compliant broadcasting stations in Uganda.

    Comment?

  6. What has happened to UBC/West Nile 98.0FM?Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | Daily Monitor

    It is at least two years since UBC/West Nile 98.0FM mysteriously went off the air and this happened when the people of the sub-region were celebrating the centenary of West Nile as an integral part of initially Uganda Protectorate, and since 1962, the Republic of Uganda. The State-owned radio station came on air briefly for a few days last year and went off again without any explanation from UBC headquarters or the line ministry.

    Comment?

  7. Why Museveni hasn't kept his promise on retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Daily Monitor

    To understand President Museveni the politician, one has to study and understand the dynamics of a chameleon in the animal kingdom. While addressing a rally in present-day Wakiso District in 2000, the President said a good politician, that he is, should keep changing tactics to outmanoeuvre adversaries the way the reptile shifts colour to suit the surrounding.

    Comment?

  8. Mass polio immunization gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | New Vision

    Vaccination is one of the key strategies that the Government of Uganda Ministry of Health is implementing in its roadmap to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goal four The three day campaign supported by the World Health Organization and UNICEF targets over 7.5 million children and ends on Monday. According to the Ministry of health spokesperson Rukia Nakamatte, the immunization will be conducted from house to house by a team comprised of one health worker and one local council official or VHT member.

    Comment?

  9. Professor Ogavu passes away aged 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | New Vision

    They will be a vigil at his home in Gayaza on Thursday, then a funeral service at St Andrew Church of Uganda on Friday Prof. Titus Ogavu, 61, breathed his last on Wednesday at his home in Gayaza.

    Comment?

  10. Happy New Year from UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | PortStanleyNews.com

    I don't think many of us had a white Christmas this year - I'm hoping this doesn't mean there'll be a 'White Easter' instead! I had a lovely Christmas Day with Zilla and her family at their village, close to the border with South Sudan. We sang and danced at church, then went to her home and ate too much! The men in the AVP group are family members of the WENDWOA women.

    Comment?

  11. Mayega 162x162Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | New Vision

    By Henry Mayega The history of interventions by the Yoweri Museveni administration in the health sector speak of a sterling performance in Uganda's post-colonial era. The period under consideration is between1986-2015.

    Comment?

  12. Brig Kasirye Gwanga recuperatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | New Vision

    Brig. Kasirye Gwanga, admitted at International Hospital, Kampala, is 'out of danger,' his son Gavin Kasirye has said suggesting that the controversial army officer could be discharged sooner than expected. Gavin Kasirye, who is contesting for the Busujju County MP seat, in Mityana district in next month's general polls, said his father was out of the intensive care unit.

    Comment?

  13. What's going on Thursday? (Metz/Bully, Ratatat, Creepoid, Andrew...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Brooklynvegan

    METZ, Bully, Big Ups @ Music Hall of Williamsburg METZ shows tend to be sensory overload experiences, with deafening volume set against strobes and stark lighting. Tonight's their first of two NYC shows with terrific tour mates Bully .

    Comment?

  14. EU to spend sh12b to monitor electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | New Vision

    Observers will be based in the districts of Kampala, Mityana, Masaka, Mbarara, Kabale, Fort Portal, Masindi, Arua, Lira, Soroti, Moroto, Mbale and Jinja THE European Union election observation mission for Uganda, which starts work today, will use sh12b for the exercise, Marian Gabriel, the deputy chief observer has told "They will be observing all aspects of the electoral process in their duty areas, meeting with election officials, candidates and civil society representatives. They will report back to the core team in Kampala and the information they provide will be the basis for the mission's assessment," he said.

    Comment?

  15. Museveni deviated from what we fought for, says BesigyeRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | New Vision

    The presidential flag bearer of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change , Dr. Kiiza Besigye, says that he disagreed with President Yoweri Museveni after the National Resistance Movement deviated from the principles they fought for. Besigye told his supporters that the NRM "he is seriously opposing" has long deviated from the core principles that saw him join the guerilla war that brought it to power 30 years ago.

    Comment?

  16. Ex-Mbabazi aide pinned over absconding from dutyRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | New Vision

    An aide to the Director General of Internal Security Organization , Brigadier Ronnie Balya has pinned Private Emilly Katabaazi over absconding from duty and making public statements without authorization from the army. An aide to the Director General of Internal Security Organization , Brigadier Ronnie Balya has pinned Private Emilly Katabaazi over absconding from duty and making public statements without authorization from the army.

    Comment?

  17. Museveni deviated from what we fought for, says BesigyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | New Vision

    By Moses Walubiri The presidential flag bearer of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change , Dr. Kiiza Besigye, says that he disagreed with President Yoweri Museveni after the National Resistance Movement deviated from the principles they fought for. Besigye told his supporters that the NRM "he is seriously opposing" has long deviated from the core principles that saw him join the guerilla war that brought it to power 30 years ago.

    Comment?

  18. Bwanika pledges two oxen per familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | New Vision

    Presidential candidate Dr. Abed Bwanika has promised to supply two oxen to every family and a tractor to every sub-county in the country to boost agricultural production. The People's Development Party said he will increase the national budget share of the agricultural sector by 15% once at the helm.

    Comment?

  19. Ex-Mbabazi aide pinned over absconding from dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | New Vision

    By Michael Odeng An aide to the Director General of Internal Security Organization , Brigadier Ronnie Balya has pinned Private Emilly Katabaazi over absconding from duty and making public statements without authorization from the army. Pte. Katabazi, 51, a former aide to ex-Premier Amama Mbabazi is battling charges of absence without leave and conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline contrary to the Uganda People's Defence Forces Act , 2015.

    Comment?

  20. readmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | New Vision

    By Paul Busharizi A few weeks ago, President Yoweri Museveni set off the chattering masses with his announcement that he was going to see that government distributes 18 million hoes to villages across the country. The response from the urban elite was unbridled derision, we the chattering masses were rolling in the aisles our sides threatening to crack with the absurdity of the campaign pledge.

    Comment?