mao

Democratic Party applauds the COSASE report

By Robert Segawa Democratic Party  hails Abdul  Katuntu’s  COSASE report saying that unlike other committees, this report has pinned government officials who always solicit public...
refugees

Arua school struggles to educate refugees, numbers are overwhelming

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary General may have visited Arua last week, but it might take hours for Inyau Primary School to benefit from...
rice

AfrII extends GAP technologies to upland rice farmers in Luwero, Wakiso districts

By Wasswa Deo The Africa Innovations Institute (AfrII) has embarked on a two year research project to extend Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) or technologies aimed...
toilets

Poor toilet habits posing sanitation challenges in Lamwo refugee settlement

Palabek Ogili Refugee Settlement in Lamwo district is struggling to promote sanitation and hygiene among South Sudan refugees in the area. The settlement is now...
accident

Police hunting for drivers who caused the deadly Masaka road accident

By Robert Segawa Police has intensified the Fika Salama operations along major highways in the country following an accident on Sunday along Masaka -Kampala highway....
fire

Police blame Kisenyi fire on radiation

By Robert Segawa Fire guts number of cassava and maize mills in Kisenyi, down town Kampala destroying property worth billions of shillings. According to director...
wetland

Ministry of lands official arrested for issuing land titles in wetlands

By Sania Babirye The land commission of inquiry chair Justice Catherine Bamugemeire has ordered for the immediate arrest of the senior registrar  of  titles in...
forest

Man accuses city tycoon Ntaganda of stealing forest

By Sania Babirye City tycoon Ephraim Ntanganda has been accused by a 79 year old man of stealing his  forest  amounting to five hectares found...
passport

Internal affairs expecting new stock of passports in July

Internal Affairs Minister Jeje Odongo has told Parliament that the new stock of ordinary passports is expected to arrive in a month’s time. Minister Odongo’s...
kabaka

Court will be delivering Kabaka’s appeal ruling at 4pm

By Sania Babirye High court Judge Patricia Wasswa Bassaza has set this eveening to deliver a ruling on whether or not to allow the  Kabaka...
vj-junior

VJ Juniors’ case hearing fails to start as state fails to produce witnesses

By Sania Babirye State has this morning failed to present witnesses to testify against  Prominent Ugandan Video Jocker  Mary Smart Matovu commonly known as  ‘VJ...
Travic

Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO

Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick has resigned, capping a series of controversies that have rocked the world’s largest privately backed start-up. The company confirmed Mr Kalanick’s...
refugees

UNICEF receives 8Bn to help with the growing refugee crisis in Uganda

An emergency nutrition and education response to the refugee crisis in Uganda by the UN Children’s Agency-UNICEF has received a boost of 8 Billion Shillings...
mulindwa

Court acquits NRM’s communication officer Mulindwa

By Sania Babirye Masaka court grade one Magistrate  Byarugaba Adams has dismissed an assault case against NRMs communication officer Rogers Mulindwa. Mulindwa had  been battling ...
HIV testing kit

Labaratory assistant arrested for failure to account for missing HIV testing kits

Remmy Yesiime, a laboratory assistant attached to Kabira health center III in Mitooma district is in trouble for alleged theft of HIV testing kits. Yesiime...
dumping-site

Mbarara environmentalists disagree with municipal leaders over dump site

Environmentalists are up in arms against plans by Mbarara municipality to develop Kenkombe Garbage dumping site without identifying an alternative dump site. Last week, Mabarara...
Makumbi

Court sends Pastor Makumbi’s accuser back to jail

By Sania Babirye Mukasa Joseph charged  with defaming the profession of Bishop Patrick Makumbi  of Gospel healing center Lweza  has been remanded back Luzira prison...
cell

2 held at Ntungamo police for killing 14 year old girl

Ntungamo Police are holding a 48-year-old man and his nephew accused of hacking to death a school girl. James Nagwedda is wanted together with his...
Theresa-May

London police treating Finsbury Park Mosque attack as potential terrorism : Theresa

A man has died and eight people have been injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a north London mosque. The van mounted the...
resigned

Eight Barham University staff resign siting poor working conditions

Eight more employees of Bishop Barham University College Kabale-a constituent College of Uganda Christian University Mukono, have resigned citing poor working conditions. They are Rev....
unnamed

Civil societies demand that Gov’t sets a commission of inquiry into Apaa issues

By Wasswa Deo A consortium of civil society organizations in Uganda has condemned the ongoing land conflicts in Amuru. The group led by the country...
TORTURE AND STATE SECURITY INSTITUTIONS

Court extends bail for suspects in Kamwenge mayor’s torture case

By Sania Babirye The case in which Four Police officers are charged with touring the mayor of  Kamwenge Geoffrey Byamukama has been adjourned to the...
besigye

Besigye blames high refugee numbers on UPDF presence in South Sudan

By Robert Segawa East African leaders have been urged to hold a peaceful dialogue about South Sudan matters which will check the increasing number of...
susupects

Drama as relatives of Kaweesi murder suspects are barred from accessing Nakawa Court

By Sania Babirye Drama has erupted this morning at the Nakawa magistrate court as police barred relatives of the  20  people charged with  the  murder...
justice

Six sent to jail for abstracting justice

By Sania Babirye Six businessmen From Wakiso district have been charged with conspiring to prevent a witness from  testifying in the on going land’s commission...
wedding

If he is showing these signs just write a letter and win the #BigW2017 already

Men and marriage — ever wonder what it takes to get the two together? If you’re trying to get your boyfriend to make a commitment,...
victims

2 Karamojong victims earn big from human rights compensation

The Uganda Human Rights Commission Tribunal sitting in Karamoja has awarded Shillings 85 million to two people for the loss of their families at the...
mao

Mao blames Apaa wrangles on rich politicians

By Robert Segawa Democratic party has expressed dissatisfaction in a manner through which the Apaa land wrangles have been fueled by financially motivated politicians. Mao...
nkozi

Nkozi hospital looking for funds to expand causality ward

Nkozi hospital is hunting for funds to construct a new causality unit. The available casualty unit is overwhelmed by the high number of accident victims...
bedridden

Bedridden man holds on Museveni’s promise to get treatment

Thirty five-year-old Herbert Ssenkubuge, a resident of Kawumu village in Makulubita Sub County in Luweero district, has been bedridden for the last 11 years due...
kasigye

Police, UPDF deploys heavily in Apaa

By Robert Segawa The Police spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye has revealed that  police and UPDF have deployed heavily to calm the rising tension in Apaa...
congo

Unidentified attackers break into Congo jail and free 900 inmates

The governor of North Kivu province said the attackers had used heavy weapons in the raid on the jail in Beni. At least eight of...