1. Torture and extortion in forced confession for illegal guns leaves lasting scars among Karimojongs

    For a first time visitor, the endless stretch of roadblocks manned by armed soldiers is enough to signal the brittleness that Karamoja sub region is going through. Despite its beautiful scenery at the heart of tourists making it to the region for holidays, tales of a bleeding Karamoja makes the anterior an irony to comprehend, Simon Peter Emwamu writes.


    Uganda National Roads Authority and the Contractor of the Kampala Flyover Construction and Road Upgrading project informs the general public that due to ongoing project works; Nsambya Hospital Road will be temporarily closed as indicated on the map.

  3. Rekindled dream: Amref Health Africa boosts Refugees and Host communities with Resilience and Self -Reliance skills

    With a long history of hosting refugees and asylum seekers since 1959, Uganda is currently Africa's largest refugee hosting country with a diverse refugee population of over 1,500,000 million that covers about 10 nationalities. In 2006, the Parliament of Uganda passed the Refugee Act 2006, followed by its 2010 Regulations.

  4. Renewed call to end child marriage and teenage pregnancy urgency

    As Uganda commemorates the Day of the African Child this year, under the theme; ‘Eliminating Harmful Practices Affecting Children: Progress on Policy and Practice since 2013’, we are challenged to secure the fundamental rights of children especially girls, or risk losing the gains government and partners have made so far

  5. Supporting the Implementation of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework in the Ugandan Water Sector

    The GIZ programme Water Supply and Sanitation for Refugee Settlements and Host Communities in Northern Uganda (WatSSUP), funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is proud to celebrate today’s World Refugee Day highlighting Uganda’s theme for the day: ‘The right to seek safety, protect and conserve the environment’.

  6. ECCMIS: Court processes made easier with automated system

    ECCMIS is a fully-featured system which automates and tracks all aspects of Court processes of a case life cycle from initial filing through disposition and appeal. This system once rolled out fully will contribute to reduction of corrupt practices by eliminating human interaction in handling case files, writes Phionah Nasanga.

  7. USAID/Uganda Civil Society Strengthening Activity

    EWMI invites eligible Ugandan umbrella and individual civil society organizations (CSOs) to apply. USAID/CSSA plans to award up to 4 grants under this APS. The maximum grant award for each proposal is USD 100,000.

  8. Kyambogo University Reaches out to its Alumni

    Kyambogo University invites you, ITS ALUMNI, to be part of the strategy to make it bigger, stronger and more successful and to be part of its future not just its past.


    Conservation management and financing in Uganda continues to be a challenge and with communities getting larger due to growing population, there is a lot of competition for natural resources.

  10. SNV transforming the lives of refugees and host communities in West Nile

    Background SNV Uganda is part of a consortium with World Vision, ZOA, Rural Initiative for Community Empowerment (RICE West Nile), implementing the Security, Protection and Economic Empowerment (SUPREME) programme. The four-year programme funded by the European Union seeks to increase access to decent employment and economic opportunities for refugees and host communities in four districts (Moyo, Obongi, Terego and Madi Okollo) in the West Nile sub-region.


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