Sunday, 29th January 2023

Kampala’s steel lady welding her way to success

After graduating from school, Barbara Ssanyu was rejected by several employers, so she decided to start her own business. Today, she’s an inspiration to many Ugandan girls.


13 Oct 2019
Kampala Fashion Week hosts local and regional designers who are increasingly raising the bar in a bid to rival fashion weeks in New York and Paris.
16 Nov 2021
At least three people have been killed and 33 others injured in twin suicide bombings in Uganda’s capital Kampala, police said, the latest in a string of attacks over the past month.
17 Nov 2021
The Islamic State group claims responsibility for a twin suicide bombing in Kampala in which three people were killed. Ugandan police had blamed a "domestic terror group" linked to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Also, the UN says at least 1,000 people have been arrested in Ethiopia since the state of emergency. Mostly people of Tigrayan origin have been detained, mainly in Addis Ababa and the northern cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar.
20 Feb 2022
Thousands of children survive in the streets of Uganda’s capital Kampala by begging for money from road users. Residents are fed-up and city authorities are struggling to get the young ones off the busy roads.