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Uganda’s central bank cut its policy rate by 100 basis points on Monday to 8% to support the economy which has been hit by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
MTN Uganda, the country’s largest telecoms firm, has eliminated some charges on its mobile money platform to help spur greater use of digital transactions and discourage the use of cash as a way to potentially slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
Angola, Eritrea and Uganda confirmed their first cases of coronavirus, while Mauritius recorded its first death as the virus spreads across Africa despite measures by governments to hold it back.
Tanzania women's U17 team have accused rivals Uganda of fielding over-age players during their World Cup U17 qualifying match played in Kampala on Saturday.
Uganda’s gold exports more than doubled in 2019 compared with the previous year, according to data from the central bank seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
He is in coach Johnny McKinstry’s squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against South Sudan later this month.
The World Health Organisation (WHO), Africa Regional office, has trained 22 health workers to manage patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARIs) Associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dr Stella Nyanzi collapsed at the International War Crimes Division of the High Court in Kampala on Thursday minutes after the judge ordered for her release from Luzira Prison where she has been for months.
Rwandan and Ugandan officials will on Friday meet in Kampala to discuss the implementation of a pact aimed at ending tensions between the two countries.
Uganda’s Irene Nakalembe, winner of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship, on Saturday in Abuja explained the reasons behind her success and that of Ugandan ladies in golf in Nigeria.
Hotels, lodges and guest houses in Ugandan capital Kampala and neighbouring districts have to disclose details of visitors every day as part of measures to fight urban crime.
Ugandan forces arrested 46 students from Makerere University following a protest over increased tuition fees.
Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola in his letter dated October 2, but released on Tuesday to Kampala Metropolitan Police, said Bobi Wine did not consider plans for medical care, traffic and crowd control and security.
The Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has reiterated government commitment to supporting the protection activities of the NHRC and UNHCR geared towards alleviating challenges of IDPs and vulnerable in the state.
A Havard student, Hillary Innocent Seguya Taylor, has dragged the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, government spokesman, Ofwono Opondo and the Police Chief, Asan Kasingye, to court for blocking him on Twitter.
Uganda’s national carrier, Uganda Airlines, says it has commenced commercial flight operations with the first one heading to Nairobi, Kenya.
The Iranian Government on Wednesday said it was continuing to develop its nuclear programme despite COVID-19 wrecking havoc on the country
The Gypsy King has been hosting daily exercise videos on Instagram with the UK on lockdown due to the coronavirus.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Wednesday announced that the Nigerian Armed Forces has deployed 80 personnel from its medical corps to all COVID-19 treatment and isolation centres across the country.
Google-owned YouTube has altered its community guidelines to ensure all conspiracy theories which suggest 5G is the cause or an accelerator of COVID-19.
The Katsina State Government has lifted suspension on Friday congregational prayer with immediate effect.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing an "amazing job" at Manchester United, according to Peter Schmeichel, who has advised his old club against bringing in "another big-name manager'.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he thinks it will be at least May before any decision can be made about resumption of the 2019-20 season that was shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who flew into the Air Force Base Port Harcourt on board the Twin-Otter Caverton Helicopters on Tuesday April 7.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) says there will be no disconnection of electricity to non-paying customers during this period of lockdown in Coronavirus pandemic.
European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers — more than 60 percent of its workforce — on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.