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Eliud Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier by 20 seconds

Kenya’s marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours after beating the mark by 20...

Ugandan siblings win East Africa’s Got Talent competition

Two siblings from Uganda, Esther and Ezekiel Mutesasira are the winners of the first edition of East Africa’s Got Talent competition. Esther and Ezekiel,...

Uganda continues to shine at IAAF World Athlete Championships

Uganda’s team of athletes at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar has continued to perform well in various disciplines. Early this week, Halima...

Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 2019 starts in Kampala

Uganda is hosting this year’s Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) that brings together parliamentarians, parliamentary staff, and decision-makers from all commonwealth nations. The conference takes...

What is causing rampant killings and kidnaps in Uganda

Uganda is going through a turbulence of security crisis involving both high profile and civilian killings as well as mass kidnaps that have really...

Zimbabwe ex-President Robert Mugabe dies aged 95

Zimbabwe’s first post-independence president Robert Mugabe has passed away from Singapore where he has been receiving treatment since April. Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa and Mugabe’s...

Nyege-Nyege festival 2019 starts today

The much-reveled annual festival of Nyege-Nyege in underway today at Nile Discovery Beach up to 8 September. The four-day festival will feature a variety fun...

HIV/AIDS in Uganda: How the country is fighting the epidemic

According to reports and data of 2018, over 1,400,000 people are living with HIV in Uganda. Of these, 770,000 are women aged 15 and...

What causes rampant road accidents in Uganda and what could be the solution?

According to reports, road accidents are one of the major causes of deaths in Uganda together with communicable diseases like malaria and HIV/AIDS. Last week,...

Winnie Byanyima appointed Executive Director of UNAIDS

Uganda’s international diplomat Winnie Byanyima has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Ms. Byanyima has...
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Eliud Kipchoge breaks two-hour marathon barrier by 20 seconds

Kenya’s marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has become the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours after beating the mark by 20...