Uganda
Headlines Africa
Welcome
Login / Register

Uganda


  • 02:52 Conservationists Warn That Drilling Oil Will Hurt Uganda

    Conservationists Warn That Drilling Oil Will Hurt Uganda

    by Headlines Africa Added 135 Views / 0 Likes

    There are fears that Uganda's ongoing oil and gas exploration and extraction activities could be jeopardizing the country's pristine wildlife sanctuaries. Conservationists are worried about climate and environmental changes arising from oil exploration an

  • 02:24 Ugandan Troops To Leave South Sudan

    Ugandan Troops To Leave South Sudan

    by Headlines Africa Added 142 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda is to begin pulling its troops out of neighboring South Sudan. The troops have been there for almost two years, fighting alongside government forces in a bloody civil war. Their withdrawal now is a key element of a regionally-brokered deal aimed at

  • 03:54 Sexual Health Education Introduced In Uganda Curriculum

    Sexual Health Education Introduced In Uganda Curriculum

    by Headlines Africa Added 138 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda government has introduced sexual health education into the new curriculum to provide information on pregnancy and STIs

  • 02:34 Economic Slowdown & Falling Currency Hurts Ugandan Manufacturers

    Economic Slowdown & Falling Currency Hurts Ugandan Manufacturers

    by Headlines Africa Added 133 Views / 0 Likes

    Almost 90% of the raw materials needed by local manufacturers in Uganda are imported. And the depreciating value of the Ugandan shilling is making it too expensive to acquire the dollar, which could see local producers out of business.

  • 03:28 Uganda's Movie Scene Is Slowly Beginning To Mature

    Uganda's Movie Scene Is Slowly Beginning To Mature

    by Headlines Africa Added 102 Views / 0 Likes

    Wakaliwood is bringing the action movie world to Uganda. Wakaliwood is named after Wakaliga, a slum in Kampala, the country's capital where the films are shot. Creating low-budget features that are inspired by action stars like Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris,

  • 01:46 Uganda's Currency Raises Concerns

    Uganda's Currency Raises Concerns

    by Headlines Africa Added 203 Views / 0 Likes

    The Ugandan Shilling crawled up to 3,690 to the dollar after it slumped to record lows in the previous session. The currency which has lost 25% of its value since January, is feeling the pinch from weak commodity prices like other sub-Saharan currencies.

  • 02:47 Uganda Mulls Over Revival Of National Airlines

    Uganda Mulls Over Revival Of National Airlines

    by Headlines Africa Added 204 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda's national carrier was liquidated back in 2001, largely due to unpaid debts.

  • 02:05 Hundreds Of South Sudan Refugees Flee To Uganda

    Hundreds Of South Sudan Refugees Flee To Uganda

    by Headlines Africa Added 158 Views / 0 Likes

    The situation in war-torn South Sudan has been deteriorating despite a ceasefire deal between the government and the rebels. Insecurity has resulted in an increase in the number of refugees fleeing to neighboring Uganda. Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.

  • 02:08 Uganda Rural Health Workers Use Motor Cycle Ambulances

    Uganda Rural Health Workers Use Motor Cycle Ambulances

    by Headlines Africa Added 150 Views / 0 Likes

    Rural health workers in Uganda have found a solution to navigate through harsh terrain to reach isolated villages where at risk pregnant mothers die during delivery. They are using a simple innovation - motor cycle ambulances, which is basically a motor c

  • 00:53 Church Of Uganda Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

    Church Of Uganda Condemns Female Genital Mutilation

    by Headlines Africa Added 159 Views / 0 Likes

    Church of Uganda has joined the fight to condemn the inhumane practice of Female Genital Mutilation. Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Stanley Ntagali together with the United Nations Population Fund held a sensitization campaign in Kapchorwa

  • 02:22 Hundreds Of South Sudan Refugees Flee To Uganda

    Hundreds Of South Sudan Refugees Flee To Uganda

    by Headlines Africa Added 178 Views / 0 Likes

    The situation in war-torn South Sudan has been deteriorating despite a ceasefire deal between the government and the rebels. Insecurity has resulted in an increase in the number of refugees fleeing to neighboring Uganda. Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.

  • 02:23 Ugandans Neglect Of Female Condom Becomes A Problem

    Ugandans Neglect Of Female Condom Becomes A Problem

    by Headlines Africa Added 151 Views / 0 Likes

    Low usage of the female condom in uganda is becoming a major concern for health officials. After a successful campaign to reduce HIV and Aids in the country, prevalence rates have started to rise again.

  • 02:44 Uganda's Low Oil Prices Provide Opportunity To Develop Sector

    Uganda's Low Oil Prices Provide Opportunity To Develop Sector

    by Headlines Africa Added 233 Views / 0 Likes

    Despite the steep decline in crude oil prices around the world, Uganda is keen to assure investors that its oil and gas sector is still open for business and attractive. The government is looking at the oil sector in the long term and investments are need

  • 02:21 Uganda Rugby Aim At Regaining Africa's Top Tier Title

    Uganda Rugby Aim At Regaining Africa's Top Tier Title

    by Headlines Africa Added 579 Views / 0 Likes

    Once African rugby champions, Uganda has flattered with success in recent years. This may however change with its promotion to Africa's top tier. The East African country is desperate for a turnaround of fortunes and is looking at nurturing young players.

  • 02:34 Kampala Endorses Northern Uganda Trial

    Kampala Endorses Northern Uganda Trial

    by Headlines Africa Added 152 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda has welcomed the International Criminal Court's proposal that the trial of LRA's rebel commander Dominic Ongwen be conducted in the country. The Hague court believes the hearing, to confirm charges against Ongwen, should be held closest to the loca

  • 00:59 Conjoined Twin Girls From Uganda Successfully Separated

    Conjoined Twin Girls From Uganda Successfully Separated

    by Headlines Africa Added 232 Views / 0 Likes

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Doctors at a central Ohio hospital have separated conjoined twin girls in a 16-hour operation. A statement released by a public relations firm says the 11-month-old girls were recovering after the complex procedure last Thursday at

  • 02:15 Uganda Launches Automated Trading

    Uganda Launches Automated Trading

    by Headlines Africa Added 263 Views / 0 Likes

    A new automated trading system launched by Uganda's securities exchange has already seen over 800 million U.S dollars in transactions, and 109 million shares changing hands. The new system has been up and running for two months and is being hailed as a su

  • 01:58 Ugandan Troops Stay In South .Sudan Threat To Peace Deal

    Ugandan Troops Stay In South .Sudan Threat To Peace Deal

    by Headlines Africa Added 253 Views / 0 Likes

    Ugandan troops refusal to exit South Sudan despite an agreement by President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar to have all foreign forces withdraw threatens peace deal.

  • 02:42 Chinese Entrepreneurs Restoring Livelihoods In Uganda’s Industrial Park

    Chinese Entrepreneurs Restoring Livelihoods In Uganda’s Industrial Park

    by Headlines Africa Added 204 Views / 0 Likes

    China has become a key investor in sub-Saharan Africa, channeling funds into energy, mining, construction and manufacturing. A Chinese entrepreneur who has lived in Uganda for the past 13yrs is changing lives by providing employment to hundreds of young p

  • 05:09 Conserving Forests To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Uganda

    Conserving Forests To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Uganda

    by Headlines Africa Added 239 Views / 0 Likes

    Conserving forests is a crucial part of reducing emissions if we are to avoid consequences of climate change such as floods, drought, food shortages and species extinction.

  • 02:59 Uganda First Lady Urges Pastoralists To Surrender Arms, Embrace Peace

    Uganda First Lady Urges Pastoralists To Surrender Arms, Embrace Peace

    by Headlines Africa Added 192 Views / 0 Likes

    Surrender your guns and embrace Christianity if you wanted to eliminate cattle rustling and banditry. These were the words of Uganda first lady Janet Museveni to pastoral communities in Kenya, struggling with conflict. Janet Museveni was speaking during t

  • 02:46 89% Of Ugandans Want Electrol Reforms According To Study

    89% Of Ugandans Want Electrol Reforms According To Study

    by Headlines Africa Added 233 Views / 0 Likes

    89% of Ugandans are keen for electoral reforms. That's according to a recent poll by research firm Afro Barometer. A large part of the population isn't happy with the current system. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.

  • 03:00 HIV Surge In Uganda

    HIV Surge In Uganda

    by Headlines Africa Added 172 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda used to have the third highest number of new HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa last year, reversing its reputation for successfully tackling the epidemic in the 1990’s. Although the percentage of people living with HIV/aids is still half of what

  • 02:17 Uganda's Election Monitoring App

    Uganda's Election Monitoring App

    by Headlines Africa Added 184 Views / 0 Likes

    Mobile application developers have come up with a new election app. The app, which is meant to increase transparency, during elections, comes ahead of the country's polls in 2016. As CCTV's Leslie Mirungu reports, such applications are gaining popularity

  • 03:10 Ugandan Insurance Companies Introduce Products To Cover Cyber-crime

    Ugandan Insurance Companies Introduce Products To Cover Cyber-crime

    by Headlines Africa Added 104 Views / 0 Likes

    Insurance companies in Uganda are taking advantage of the growing risk of cyber attacks to do business. Underwriters have designed policies to protect businesses from the costs of cyber crime. CCTV's Michael Baleke reports.

  • 01:39 Chinese Company Building A School In Kampala

    Chinese Company Building A School In Kampala

    by Headlines Africa Added 280 Views / 0 Likes

    An increasing number of Chinese companies are investing in Africa and a big part of operations on the continent is what's known as social responsibility. TianTiang Group in Uganda has now built new classrooms for a run-down school in Kampala.

  • 02:08 Francois Bozize Is Back In The Spotlight

    Francois Bozize Is Back In The Spotlight

    by Headlines Africa Added 294 Views / 0 Likes

    Francois Bozize believes he's the only hope for lasting peace and stability in the Central African Republic. The former president was ousted by rebels and forced to flee. He's in Uganda now, and intends to contest October elections despite warnings agains

  • 02:34 Uganda's Three In One Pill Therapy To Benefit People With HIV/AIDS

    Uganda's Three In One Pill Therapy To Benefit People With HIV/AIDS

    by Headlines Africa Added 255 Views / 0 Likes

    A one-pill-a-day HIV therapy could soon be available for many people living with HIV in Uganda. Cipla Chemicals, the world's largest manufacturer of anti-retroviral drugs has launched the three in one combination therapy that will help relieve the burden

  • 01:07 Parents Urged To Plan For Children Early As Uganda Marks International Youth Day

    Parents Urged To Plan For Children Early As Uganda Marks International Youth Day

    by Headlines Africa Added 197 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda has joined the world to commemorate international youth day. The main celebrations have been held at katakwi high school Usuk county in Eastern Uganda under the theme Investment choices we make, Youth matter. Youths with developmental projects have

  • 01:55 Uhuru Kenyatta Defends Ugandan Sugar Deal

    Uhuru Kenyatta Defends Ugandan Sugar Deal

    by Headlines Africa Added 246 Views / 0 Likes

    President Kenyatta has dismissed Cord leader Raila Odinga's criticism of a sugar importation deal signed between Kenya and Uganda. Kenyatta said it is improper for Odinga to claim that the trade pact would flood the Kenyan market with cheap sugar. He Odin

  • 02:46 Uganda's Second Generation Struggle To Make A Living

    Uganda's Second Generation Struggle To Make A Living

    by Headlines Africa Added 242 Views / 0 Likes

    A whole generation of young people in Uganda are at risk. They are called the lost generation, and grew up in camps for displaced persons affected by rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army. Now, few of them have the skills to make a living for themselves.

  • 02:18 Uganda: Over 170 Mining Licenses Set To Be Cancelled

    Uganda: Over 170 Mining Licenses Set To Be Cancelled

    by Headlines Africa Added 239 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda's government is set to cancel over 170 mining licenses for companies that have failed to pay their royalties over concerns that redundant licenses are denying it a substantial amount in revenue. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports.

  • 02:39 Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

    Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

    by Headlines Africa Added 213 Views / 0 Likes

    Measures Taken To Ensure That Sugar From Uganda Will Not Kill Kenyan Market

  • 01:42 Kenya, Uganda Agree On Route For Oil Pipeline

    Kenya, Uganda Agree On Route For Oil Pipeline

    by Headlines Africa Added 269 Views / 0 Likes

    An agreement between Kenya and Uganda on a route for a crude oil pipeline is expected to accelerate the development of the region's nascent oil sector. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have approved plans for th

  • 02:34 Hope On HIV/AIDs Uganda To Manufacture Own Drugs For Patients

    Hope On HIV/AIDs Uganda To Manufacture Own Drugs For Patients

    by Headlines Africa Added 259 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda used to be a model of fight against HIV AIDs, but recently relapsed, with access to medicine the major setback. UNAIDS country representative Musa Bunguddu expresses belief in such interventions as key to boost fight against the scourge. Early this

  • 01:34 Ugandan Central Bank Now Raises Rates To 16% From 14.5% In July

    Ugandan Central Bank Now Raises Rates To 16% From 14.5% In July

    by Headlines Africa Added 240 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda's central bank has raised its benchmark lending rate to 16 percent, barely a month after it raised it to 14.5 percent. So far this year, the bank has added 500 basis points to the central bank rate. The Bank of Uganda says the weakening of its curr

  • 01:12 140 Ugandan Policemen Join AMISOM Forces In Somalia

    140 Ugandan Policemen Join AMISOM Forces In Somalia

    by Headlines Africa Added 174 Views / 0 Likes

    140 members of a contingent of the Ugandan police under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been called upon to remain vigilant and observe high level of discipline. This was at the end of a one week induction course for the newly- deployed

  • 01:49 Ugandan Officials To Meet South Sudanese Counterparts Over Border Disputes

    Ugandan Officials To Meet South Sudanese Counterparts Over Border Disputes

    by Headlines Africa Added 207 Views / 0 Likes

    The Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Hilary Onek has met security forces and locals at the Uganda- South Sudan border which was recently invaded by militias from the neighboring country. Onek, also the Member of Parliament for Lamwo

  • 02:59 Museveni: Ugandans Will Decide How Long I Stay In Power

    Museveni: Ugandans Will Decide How Long I Stay In Power

    by Headlines Africa Added 235 Views / 0 Likes

    When President Barack Obama left the continent after a five day visit, he had a strong message to Africa's longest serving Presidents."No one should rule for life"... But even before the dust left behind by Air force one settles down, his very message is

  • 02:42 Uganda Elections: Presidential Candidates Campaigning Digitally

    Uganda Elections: Presidential Candidates Campaigning Digitally

    by Headlines Africa Added 252 Views / 0 Likes

    As Uganda counts down to next year's presidential elections, candidates are already beginning their campaigning - and much of it is happening digitally. CCTV's Hillary Ayesiga reports about the role of the mobile phone in Uganda's vote.

  • 02:01 Kenya-Uganda Work To Break Down Business Barriers

    Kenya-Uganda Work To Break Down Business Barriers

    by Headlines Africa Added 177 Views / 0 Likes

    Kenya and Uganda have taken steps to break down some of the barriers preventing business growth between the two nations.At a business forum in Kampala, Kenya agreed to ease the granting of permits for Ugandan traders, exporting the nation's surplus sugar

  • 02:36 Uganda's Revenue Growth Surpasses Forecast

    Uganda's Revenue Growth Surpasses Forecast

    by Headlines Africa Added 258 Views / 0 Likes

    Ugandan policy reforms and improved economic conditions look to be paying dividends with the nation recording a 20% growth in tax revenues, the highest increase among East African states. However as Hillary Ayesiga reports, despite the gains many Ugandans

  • 02:49 Artist Promotes Safety With Colorful Helmets

    Artist Promotes Safety With Colorful Helmets

    by Headlines Africa Added 249 Views / 0 Likes

    A Ugandan artist is doing his bit to promote road safety. Motorbike accidents are common there - and made worse because so few people wear crash-helmets. So could a little makeover make a big difference? CCTV'S Isabel Nakirya reports

  • 01:48 Ugandan Police Unit Awarded For Its Service In Somalia

    Ugandan Police Unit Awarded For Its Service In Somalia

    by Headlines Africa Added 251 Views / 0 Likes

    The Ugandan Formed Police Unit officers were awarded in a colourful ceremony held in Mogadishu, for their recently concluded tour of duty in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia. The 138-man police unit had been deployed to provide security

  • 02:24 Women Overcoming Imbalance At Work

    Women Overcoming Imbalance At Work

    by Headlines Africa Added 233 Views / 0 Likes

    Gender inequality is a genuine business risk affecting most businesses in Uganda. Men still dominate the choice of employers despite proven evidence that women in top management positions enhance sound governance, and performance. ACCA a global body for p

  • 00:52 Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

    Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

    by Headlines Africa Added 258 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding the bride price, or dowry, on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should be banned. Tags: Uganda bride price refund outlawed Uganda bride price refund outlawed - B

  • 01:29 Over 1.6 Million Houses Needed for Civil Servants in Uganda

    Over 1.6 Million Houses Needed for Civil Servants in Uganda

    by Headlines Africa Added 333 Views / 0 Likes

    There could be light at the end of the tunnel for Uganda police officers, government teachers as well as medical personnel who reside in dilapidated structures. This as government through the ministry of lands, housing and national development have partne

  • 03:46 Uganda In Bid To Regulate Religious Bodies In The Country

    Uganda In Bid To Regulate Religious Bodies In The Country

    by Headlines Africa Added 253 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda in bid to regulate religious bodies in the country.

  • 03:38 Ugandan Conservationists Call For Stringent Hunting Laws

    Ugandan Conservationists Call For Stringent Hunting Laws

    by Headlines Africa Added 588 Views / 1 Likes

    Conservationists in Uganda say hunting wildlife for sport needs to come under greater scrutiny. This comes following the controversial killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by an American big game hunter. CCTV'S Isabel Nakirya reports.

  • 03:17 'Drop The Cigarette And Wait Until You Are 21': Uganda's New Law

    'Drop The Cigarette And Wait Until You Are 21': Uganda's New Law

    by Headlines Africa Added 268 Views / 0 Likes

    Uganda has passed a bill that bans smoking in public places. The country's Parliament has also increased the minimum smoking age limit to 21 and restricted advertising of cigarettes. The new law aims to provide 100% smoke free environments as a way for di