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Gabon paid for protecting forests, in African first

Gabon paid for protecting forests, in African first

Africa-Press - Uganda. Gabon has become the first African nation to receive a financial reward for protecting its forests as part of international efforts...
Covid-19: Complacency landed Agaba into trouble

Covid-19: Complacency landed Agaba into trouble

Africa-Press - Uganda. Mr Gad Agaba, a software developer, is a person who on a daily basis does not mix with many people either...
Single mothers, boda boda cyclists to get Covid-19 cash

Single mothers, boda boda cyclists to get Covid-19 cash

Africa-Press - Uganda. The government has identified youth in Kampala City slums and single mothers among the four categories of vulnerable persons eligible for...
Boda cyclist dressed in police uniform arrested carrying passenger

Boda cyclist dressed in police uniform arrested carrying passenger

Africa-Press - Uganda. Police in Jinja on Monday arrested a Boda Boda rider dressed in police uniform while reportedly ferrying passengers from Nansana, a...
More provident fund managers asked to release savings for Covid treatment

More provident fund managers asked to release savings for Covid treatment

Africa-Press - Uganda. The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) has instructed all provident fund managers to release a portion of savings to those...
Police bosses clash over Mathias Mpuuga meetings

Police bosses clash over Mathias Mpuuga meetings

Africa-Press - Uganda. Police in Masaka City on Sunday evening blocked the Leader of Opposition in Parliament and Nyendo-Mukungwe legislator, Mr Matthias Mpuuga, from...
Refugees missing out on Covid vaccination - Report

Refugees missing out on Covid vaccination – Report

Africa-Press - Uganda. Refugees and internally displaced people, who are at high risk of contracting Covid-19, are the lowest prioritised group for vaccination, a...
Police driver arrested for using police van to conduct taxi business

Police driver arrested for using police van to conduct taxi business

Africa-Press - Uganda. Police say one of their drivers identified as Sgt Christopher Opio, has been taken into custody for alleged misuse of a...
Drama in city as 42-day lockdown begins to bite

Drama in city as 42-day lockdown begins to bite

Africa-Press - Uganda. Security agencies yesterday were engaged in running battles with defiant traders in Kampala, and in some cases used heavy-handed tactics to...
Radio host, guests held over criticising presidential directives on Covid-19

Radio host, guests held over criticising presidential directives on Covid-19

Africa-Press - Uganda. Adjumani Central Police Station (CPS) has confirmed that they are holding a radio Aulogo FM station manager and a talk show...