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HOW UGANDA IS TAKING STEPS TO INTEGRATE ICT INTO EDUCATION POLICIES

Uganda aims to support innovation ecosystems by integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into education national policies. The integration of educational technology in Uganda's teaching and learning processes has been...

MBARARA CITY MP MWINE MPAKA CITED IN MEDIA ACTIVISTS’ HARASSMENT AS 2 ARE ARRESTED & REMANDED FOR DEMANDING BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY

The Mbarara city South Member of Parliament-MP, Hon. Mwine Mpaka has been cited in the ongoing harassment of...

EQUITY BANK UGANDA CITED IN FAKE GOLD SCANDAL AS A CANADIAN NATIONAL LOSES OVER UGX3 BILLION

Uganda Police and sister security agencies have tasked Equity Bank to explain circumstances under which a Canadian national,...

HOW 6 AMERICANS WERE ARRESTED FOR SPYING ON SPEAKER ANITA AMONG’S BUKEDEA COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL

Authorities in Uganda are investigating circumstances under which six American tourists were on Friday, July 5, 2024 arrested...

REFORMED & FIT FOR OFFICE? How & Why former ‘fraudster’ David Kalemera has become State House Revenue Intelligence Unit boss

INSIDE STORY. The appointment of Mr. David Kalemera, a former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) official to head the...

SameSame (SiyaFanaFana): Creating a Virtual Lifeline for LGBTQI+ Youth in Africa

Credit – Anne Stopper/Mozilla Foundation. WHAT IS SameSame (SiyaFanaFana): SameSame (SiyaFanaFana) is a Mozilla IRL Fund Awardee. We spoke with co-founder Jonathan McKay about using...

UGANDA & INTERNET ADDICTION: PSYCHIATRISTS REPORT NEW WAVE OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Psychiatrists are reporting a new wave of mental illness termed “internet addiction” in Uganda caused by excessive internet use and digital platform addiction. This emerging...

GUN VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: Mbarara police officer shoots dead Ruhengyere UPDF engineering brigade officer

Uganda People's Defence Force-UPDF officer, Cpl Yeremiah Paper attached to Ruhengyere Engineering Brigade has been shot dead by Mbarara Field Force Unit-FFU police officer...

PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT GAPS: 60 REFUGEES COMMIT SUICIDE IN UGANDA

Experts have expressed concern over psychosocial support gaps in different communities including conflict-hit areas, refugee camps or settlements and the host communities. This follows a...

Ibanda boda boda rider kills his two children,commits suicide over debts

Authorities in Ibanda district western Uganda have implored people to seek guidance and counseling or police intervention to address domestic violence and other crimes. This...

LC1 CM’s bodyguard kills fellow UPDF soldier over housemaid

POLICE STATEMENT - RWIZI REGION, ISINGIRO DISTRICT,01/06/2022. The territorial Police of Isingiro district is investigating circumstances under which a Uganda People's Defence Force-UPDF soldier...