One nation under football

January 21, 2016 0

Ugandans are united in their overwhelming love of football. Whenever the Cranes, our national team, line up for an international match at Nelson Mandela Stadium, all roads lead to Namboole hill on which the world-class facility sits. Thousands of fans draped and painted in the black, yellow and red of our flag, converge, vuvuzelas blaring, by whatever conveyance — foot, boda-boda, matatu or private car — can get them to the kick-off on time.

Road to prosperity

January 20, 2016 0

Francis Kwizera, 48, grows Irish potatoes in the lush but vertiginous volcanic soil of Uganda’s far southwest. He’s doing well. He has built a house […]


January 19, 2016 0

Richard Musinguzi and his partners, Abasa Thandie and Phillip Rugamba, exemplify a rising generation of talented young Ugandans whose creativity is opening the doors of […]

Uganda by Ugandans

January 17, 2016 1

Uganda Sasa — Uganda Now — is a blog about Uganda by Ugandans who look at their country and say there’s a story here that […]

Good times

January 15, 2016 0

Friday night has turned into Saturday morning at the Club Vegas in Mbarara. The deejay is spinning Doctor Victor’s “I’m a warrior fighting for freedom”. […]

All Aboard

January 9, 2016 0

A passenger train now runs through our capital. Kampala Capital City Authority, in partnership with Rift Valley Railways, introduced the service in December. Twice a […]

Highest Learning

January 8, 2016 0

Times Higher Education has ranked Makerere University the best in Africa north of the Limpopo for the quality and influence of its research. We spoke […]