Tooro assets must be returned, Museveni minister claims

Tooro assets must be returned, Museveni minister claims

The Minister of Local Government, Tom Butiime has assured Tooro Kingdom on government’s commitment to return its assets. Tooro is demanding more than 150 assets including land and buildings from the government. The assets are located in Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts. The Kingdom also has assets in Kasese and Bundibugyo, which were formerly […]

Why Museveni snubbed King Oyo’s 22nd coronation anniversary

Why Museveni snubbed King Oyo’s 22nd coronation anniversary

King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV of Tooro has been celebrating his 22 coronation anniversary in Kabarole District and the ceremony which is expected to be graced by President Museveni as the chief guest. But Mr. Museveni on Friday instead travelled abroad as a special guest of honour at the National Defence College of […]

Masindi gets multi-billion water works

Masindi gets multi-billion water works

In a bid to improve water supply services in Masindi Town and the surrounding areas, NWSC using her internally generated resources has commissioned a 2.2 billion Project with an aim of improving water production at Kiyanja water works Masindi. The Water Production Improvement Project, which was designed in-house and directly supervised by NWSC Engineers entailed […]

Heavy Rains: Kisizi Hospital cut off, no electricity as patients struggle

Heavy Rains: Kisizi Hospital cut off, no electricity as patients struggle

Heavy rain has been affecting the Western Uganda region over the past few days, causing casualties and damages. Now the sick cannot be sent to the the Kisiizi Hospital, a community hospital in the town of Kisiizi in the Rukungiri District of south-western following floods in the area on Sunday. Taxi drivers and residents say […]

BAD BLOOD: Museveni treating Gen. Muhwezi ‘like a leper’

BAD BLOOD: Museveni treating Gen. Muhwezi ‘like a leper’

Despite being very close friends and bush war comrades, the poor relations between President Yoweri Museveni and his former minister Major General (Retired) Jim Muhwezi Katugugu is deteriorating at an alarming rate. The latest in the power corridors reveal the once powerful UPDF General (was the overall intelligence chief for Museveni’s NRA rebels) has reached […]

Fallen Brig. Kyabihende married sisters, sired 40 children – reports

Fallen Brig. Kyabihende married sisters, sired 40 children – reports

Colleagues have described Brig Geoffrey Kyabihende, Uganda’s fallen Defence attaché to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a shrewd, outgoing man who enjoyed the finer things of life and a good ‘dance’. Word has it that during his stint as UPDF 3rd Division Commander where he was deputized by the late Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga, the […]

Museveni ‘lying about new age’ says NRA Colonel (rtd)

Museveni ‘lying about new age’ says NRA Colonel (rtd)

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni’s age has long been up for debate but his latest exposures have been rubbished by his political rival, fourtime presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye. The Ugandan government has consistently said he was born in 1944, but before last year’s general election the opposition accused Mr Museveni of lying, insisting he wasn’t […]

NRM’s Sitenda Sebalu casts vote, roars in hot Kyadondo East by-election

NRM’s Sitenda Sebalu casts vote, roars in hot Kyadondo East by-election

The ruling National Resistance Movement candidate in the Kyadondo East by-election flag bearer Sitenda Sebalu has finished casting his vote at Yogemu Primary School Polling Station in Masooli parish. While speaking to media after casting his vote, Sebalu said he is sure the public will vote him to power because of the good things NRM has […]

STDs ravage Busiu town in Mbale, latest infection figures alarming

STDs ravage Busiu town in Mbale, latest infection figures alarming

Authorities at Busiu Health Center III in Busiu Town council in Mbale district have expressed concern over the escalation of Sexually Transmitted Disease-STDs. Daniel Opolot, the acting in charge of Busiu Health Center III, says more than 100 people tested positive for syphilis and gonorrhea last month. According to Opolot, most of those who tested […]