Uganda short of hotels, as tourists decry lack of direct flights

Two years since Uganda launched its drive to be a regional tourism hub, the results are overwhelming the sector, which can’t ably accommodate the growing numbers. The strategy that runs from 2016 to 2020 targets a growth from 1.4 million to 4 million visitors per year by 2020, doubling earnings

Uganda’s Mill Hill Missionaries visit Army Burn Hall College, Pakistan

ABBOTTABAD: After about 42 years, since the handover of the institution to the Pakistan Army, the Revd. Fathers of the Mill Hill Mission once again stepped in the Army Burn Hall College for Boys on Friday. In 1977, the Fathers handed over the college to the Pakistan Army. However, their

Church decries poor school buildings

The Anglican Church speaks out on its dilapidated school infrastructures saying they are too substandard to be accommodating students and giving them the required quality education. According to the Namirembe diocese education secretary who represented the Bishop to receive a 3 classroom block and a latrine worth 300million shillings of

Uganda’s economy doubles to 26.7 billion dollars since 2011

The State minister for Finance, Planning and Economic Development David Bahati has implored the newly sworn in and inaugurated National Planning Authority board headed by Prof. Pamela Mbabazi to priotize the strategies identified by government for its National Development Plan 111 saying this will be achieved through strengthening sectoral planning

Police kill gunman after he shot dead a private guard

Kampala police is investigating the killing of a private security guard attached to Premium Security Company at Sals Hotel along Ntinda – Kiwatule road in Nakawa division. The suspect, who was later gunned down, had grabbed the gun from another police officer. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire told