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CLIMATE CRISIS: Floods kill 72 in Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda as Heavy Rains Persist

Floods have killed 58 people in Tanzania and 13 in Kenya over the last two weeks, as heavy rains persist in the East African countries and some neighboring countries....

HOW UGANDAN MARKET WOMEN ARE THRIVING AMID CHALLENGES

In 1990, Ms. Jane Bigirwa lost her husband, becoming a young widow at the age of 26. She...

UGANDA’S NEW ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT 2023: SRHR EXPERTS CONCERNED AS LGBTQIA+ PEOPLE SHUN HEALTH FACILITIES  

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights-SRHR experts in Uganda have expressed concern over LGBTQIA+ people shunning health facilities...

International Day of Forests: Innovation & Forest Conservation

The International Day of Forests has been celebrated annually since it was established on March 21, 2012 by...

CORRUPTION: HOW SPEAKER ANITAH AMONG’S MAMA BUKEDEA RADIO 102.1FM ILLEGALLY GOT UGX3.13 BILLION CONTRACT

The Leader of Opposition in the 11th Parliament, Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi has exposed how Speaker Anita Among's radio...

IPI’S LOCAL NEWS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME 2023: MEDIA CAN’T BE IMPACTFUL WITHOUT BEING PEOPLE-CENTRED

RISE NEWS UGANDA NETWORK is a local media network based in western Uganda, that also feeds other on air and online outlets locally and...

WESTERN UGANDA: Kabale journalists decry intimidation by LCV Chairman Nelson Nshangabasheija

Kabale-based journalists in Kigezi sub region western Uganda have decried continued intimidation by the Kabale district LCV Chairman, Nelson Nshangabasheija. The journalists on December 1,...

THE DIGITAL ERA & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: COMMISSIONER CRISPIN KAHERU ON OPPORTUNITIES & DISPARITIES

Article by Hon. Crispin Kaheru, Commissioner Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC, on the impact of today’s digital era/online spaces. The world has commemorated the International...

88.3 ENDIGYITO FM SWITCHED OFF WHILE HOSTING NUP PARTY PRESIDENT BOBI WINE

Media and political activists in Mbarara city and other parts of western Uganda have expressed concern over the narrowing freedom, accusing the Uganda Communications...

3 ARMED ROBBERS STORM MWINJOYO FM STUDIOS IN NAKURU KENYA,PRESENTERS ROBBED LIVE ON AIR

Kenyan police and other security agencies in Kenya are investigating circumstances under which three armed robbers stormed Nakuru-based gospel radio station Mwinjoyo FM studios...

ACME confirms new partners for the Uganda National Journalism Awards 2022 

The African Centre for Media Excellence-ACME has confirmed its new partners supporting the Uganda National Journalism Awards-UNJA 2022, with the awards gala slated for...