River Mubuku catchment area prioritized as Hima, WWF renew environmental pact

River Mubuku catchment area prioritized as Hima, WWF renew environmental pact

Hima Cement has renewed its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF)to protect River Mubuku catchment area through planting of trees and promoting safer agricultural practices amongst farmers along the river. The partnership between Hima Cement and WWF started in 2014 for protection and management of River Mubuku catchment area. The new MoU that […]

Police raids Makerere as students go on strike

Police raids Makerere as students go on strike

Makerere University students are demonstrating and Uganda Police has deployed heavily at the main campus. The students have been complaining about delayed issuing of IDs for freshers, marks for continuing students and transcripts for the current graduates. However, TheUgandan understands that this prompted a letter from the Deputy Vice Chancellor’s Office (F&A) addressing the issue […]

Uganda Breweries’ new shs20b waste-water treatment plant to help clean up L. Victoria

Uganda Breweries’ new shs20b waste-water treatment plant to help clean up L. Victoria

The opening of a new waste-water treatment plant will help to clean up Luzira area by cutting raw sewage discharges into it by far, Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director Jennifer Musisi has said. Ms Musisi speaking on Tuesday Uganda Breweries commissioned their shs20b Effluent Water Treatment plant said the facility is important and fits […]

REMA in distress, Africana concert kicked away

REMA in distress, Africana concert kicked away

Songstress Rema Namakula’s camp says her highly anticipated concert that was scheduled to take place on May 5th, 2017 at Hotel Africana is “not looking good” … insinuating negotiations with new venues are falling apart. The ‘REMA LIVE IN CONCERT’ at Hotel Africana’s Peoples Space (outdoor) which she and fellow musicians have been hyping up […]

Australians jet in for Kampala World X-Ctry Championships

Australians jet in for Kampala World X-Ctry Championships

A 29-strong Team Australia has arrived in Uganda ahead of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala on Sunday 26 March 2017. They touched down at 1pm local time at Entebbe international Airport a day earlier. Australia’s team is one of the largest in the 60-country event due this weekend at the Kololo Airstrip. […]

Expect serious drought upto May 2017, experts warn Ugandans

Expect serious drought upto May 2017, experts warn Ugandans

Uganda needs to brace itself for worsening drought in 2017, experts from Makerere university’s geography department have warned, blaming the current absence of rainfall on a dry climatic condition referred to as “La Nina”. People and animals’ lives are at risk because they have not had a chance to recover from drought in 2014 as […]

MUBS disown murdered Kiruhura girl Twijukye

MUBS disown murdered Kiruhura girl Twijukye

Makerere University Business School has released a statement about student who was found decomposing in Namanve on Friday January 13, 2017 and laid to rest over the weekend in Rwemitoma, Kiruhura District. Days after her murder, the relatives went to push for justice for 23-year-old Enid Twijukye. Police mounted a search and arrest the number […]

Abducted Ugandan released with torture marks

Abducted Ugandan released with torture marks

A Uganda national who was early this month abducted while attending to his gardens in across the border in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been released and allowed to return but with serious body injuries. Kyariisima Yoanasani in his mid 40s has been under the unknown militia custody in Congo who continuously demanded for […]

‘Justice Kavuma will be quizzed on Shs6b oil bonanza injunction’, Chief Justice assures Kadaga

‘Justice Kavuma will be quizzed on Shs6b oil bonanza injunction’, Chief Justice assures Kadaga

The Chief Justice Bart Magunda Katureebe written to the Speaker of Parliament Rebeca Kadaga protesting the suffocation of the judiciary’s work the legislature. Mr. Katureebe’s was responding to the Speaker of Parliament’s complaint dated Jan 11, 2017 that claimed that the conduct of the Deputy Chief Justice has eroded the doctrine of separation of power […]

Archbishop Ntagali ‘replaces’ controversial Katonene in West Ankole Diocese

Archbishop Ntagali ‘replaces’ controversial Katonene in West Ankole Diocese

Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali this week his pastoral visit in Mitooma District where embattled former Bishop of West Ankole Diocese, Rt Rev Yona Katoneene had been in charge. Archbishop Ntagali confirmed several Christians into the Anglican faith and in his sermon called for the restoration of sanity at the diocese and conformity to canonical […]

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