The European Union parliament has passed a resolution that calls on Uganda and Tanzania to halt their oil and gas projects, stating that the immense risk to the surrounding communities and further contribution to worsening climate change is not worth it. While their sentiments are true and well documented, the state of their own failures in tackling climate change or curbing fossil fuel emissions brings their interference into question.
The four-day, non-stop dance party has been banned and unbanned twice in four years.
Early this year, the International Court of Justice ordered Uganda to pay damages for property loss and harm to persons that included rape, conscription of child soldiers, and displacement during the 1998-2003 conflict. In its first instalment, Uganda has paid $65 million of the $325 million total.
The eighth edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, this weekend. Four African teams – South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Uganda will contest, all four returning from the United States edition in 2018. We look at the goals of the four African sides in this year’s tournament.
The lack of a system to support youth development is just one reason why Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda have produced few top footballers.
With Russia’s foreign minister and France’s president in Africa this week, propaganda around the Ukraine war is intensifying.
The game of cricket in Uganda has been played for a long time, and the national team made its international debut 108 years ago. Many years on, the sport in the East African country, and the national side itself, are still both climbing up the ladder of world cricket. Notable progress has been made over the past few decades. Uganda Cricket Association’s spokesman speaks to us about these strides, and the vision for cricket in the country.
Kiswahili is steadily growing into the transcontinental language for Africa, bringing the aspiration for continental cooperation and unity closer each year. Uganda is the latest country to completely commit to the language by making it compulsory and examinable in its primary and secondary schools.
Lumumba Hall residents are more generous and trust each other more than Livingstone Hall residents do.