Govt, TotalEnergies enter pact to conserve environment

TotalEnergies EP Uganda (TEPU) has formalised a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Water and Environment (MWE) to spearhead wetland and riparian vegetation conservation efforts within the Tilenga Project area. In a press release dated November 7, the multi-year collaboration signals the commencement of a partnership focused on executing diverse activities in […]


Bunyoro Kingdom Invests sh5b in diverse ventures to tap oil and gas opportunities

In a strategic move to seize the forthcoming prospects in the burgeoning oil and gas sector within the Albertine Graben, Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has so far channeled an impressive sh5b into a range of business ventures. These investments encompass real estate, treasury bills, fixed deposits, and the Unity Trust Fund, a unique insurance vehicle designed to […]


UPDF strikes four ADF hideouts in Congo

President Yoweri Museveni recently announced that Uganda has achieved notable progress in its efforts against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a group he often refers to as terrorists. This development follows a series of airstrikes conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) on Friday. Taking to his official social media platform X, formerly […]


Kingfisher oil project works resume

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) has officially lifted the suspension on works at the Kingfisher Development Area (KFDA) in Kikuube district. Ernest Rubondo, the Executive Director of PAU, made the announcement on October 13 and highlighted the extensive safety measures and reviews that led to this decision. He stated, “This step has been taken […]

Science & Technology

Airtel Uganda digital literacy initiative expands to benefit more communities

A project aimed at enhancing digital literacy by improving access to infrastructure such as computers and the internet in underserved communities is making significant progress. Launched in 2017 with a focus on empowering young people and women to facilitate learning, research, and business promotion, the initiative, a collaboration between Airtel Uganda and Telecom Tower Company […]


CNOOC sponsored Scholars off to China for Bachelor’s in Petroleum

The CNOOC Uganda Limited sponsored scholarship beneficiaries leaving for China to pursue a Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering at the China University of Petroleum-East China is a significant development in Uganda’s oil and gas sector. CNOOC Uganda Limited has established an International Scholarship Programme with the aim of enhancing capacity building and skills development in the […]


The decline of Uganda’s political opposition: seeking ways to attract Elon Musk and Bernard Arnault for investment

The pursuit and preservation of power have never been the primary objectives of a political party or a national government. Democracy is a fragile concept, nurtured and sustained by enlightened purpose, self-sacrifice, and even negotiations. However, the so-called political science experts overseeing Uganda’s current political landscape should be cautious not to succumb to the allure […]


Foods good for your health

Banana was named the first superfood after World War II being a good source of potassium. They are also rich in Vitamin B6 and fiber. There are many foods which are nutrient-dense that have a myriad of beneficial impact on your health, and are of the heroes of the grocery store. The Albertine Journal research […]


Succession politics: how the ‘Muhoozi Project’ could affect Uganda

Cases of off-springs or relatives replacing deceased family members in elective positions are growing under the belief that this would fuel a better future for the community in question based on ‘blessings’ from the departed leader. At this turn of the political clock in Uganda all and sundry are preoccupied by the Muhoozi Project. It […]

Books & Arts

Ugandan writer on Caine Prize 2023 shortlist

Uganda’s writer Yvonne Kusiima has been nominated for the Caine Prize for African Writing. Kusiima has been nominated for her story, Weaving, which was published by Isele Magazine in 2022. She is among the five African Writers nominated for the Caine Prize 2023. Kusiima who lives in Kampala, holds a degree in Social Sciences from […]