Kampala

Scandals embarrass Uganda’s Makerere University

Graduation at the ‘Harvard of Africa’ nearly didn’t take place — because the university ran out of gowns

Libraries must get into our good books

"Our own libraries, like some of our bookstores, seem to sneer at homegrown literature."

Pelebox: A cure for clinic queues

Neo Hutiri is the first South African to win the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for his smart-locker system

Bobi Wine: ‘The writing is on the wall in Uganda’

Ugandan MP and musician Robert Kyagulani, aka Bobi Wine, writes that a united Uganda is snubbing the regime’s divide-and-rule strategy

Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing

An award-winning device created by a Ugandan engineer and his colleagues could replace expensive blood tests

Ugandan police catch thief with his pants down – literally

The suspect was apprehended at his Kampala home as he tried to escape out of his bedroom window

Ugandan medics seek Libya payday

The brain drain to North Africa threatens to hobble the nation’s health system

Ugandan women turn to boxing to escape the slum

Impoverished women living in Kampala’s crime-ridden Katanga slum are boxing as a way to survive, but still have to contend with major setbacks.

Uganda to invite Chinese bidders for R85-billion railway plan

Uganda will invite "only Chinese companies" to fill R85-billion of contracts to expand its railway network.

Kampala’s bodaboda drivers put a new spin on streetwear

Kampala's bodaboda drivers dress in trendy, colourful clothes to ?attract customers.

Kampala’s good for a gander

With its boda bodas,vibrant nightlife 
and top cuisine,it 
sure is full of fun for 
a city known more 
as a way station 
than a destination.

Respect gay rights, UN’s Ban tells African leaders

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, in an unusually outspoken declaration on Sunday, told African leaders they must respect gay rights.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world