Soroti hosts EADB medical training for cancer

Soroti hosts EADB medical training for cancer

The East African Development Bank in partnership with the British Council and the Royal College of Physicians have concluded yet another medical training of selected medical practitioners in Eastern Uganda. The training which took place in Soroti, is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across four East African countries aimed at […]

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 […]

NRM’s Nyakecho survives dismissal from Parliament

NRM’s Nyakecho survives dismissal from Parliament

Three Court of Appeal judges led by Justice Steven Kavuma has held that the nullification of ruling party NRM’s Ms Annet Nyakecho’s election as Tororo North MP was unjustified. The ruling passed Monday meant Mr Geoffrey Ekanya of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change party who had challenged her victory has to wait for 2021 to stand […]

Police officers who tortured Kamwenge mayor in Nalufenya released

Police officers who tortured Kamwenge mayor in Nalufenya released

Four Police Officers accused of torturing Mayor Godfrey Byamukama, the Kamwenge Town Council LC 3 chairperson are out on bail. The Buganda Chief Magistrate, Jameson Karemani released the suspects this morning, three days after they were remanded to Luzira Prisons. They are Patrick Muramira, Fred Tumuhairwe, Ben Odeke and driver, Habib Roma. Karemani ordered the […]

Nalufenya Police stops mother from breastfeeding 7-months-old baby

Nalufenya Police stops mother from breastfeeding 7-months-old baby

Nalufenya police facility in Jinja district are on spot for blocking a mother in their custody from breastfeeding her 7-months-old baby further paints a grim picture of the detention centre with suspects detained incommunicado beyond the legal 48 hours allowed in a facility not gazzeted as a police facility. The latest revelation follow yesterday’s two blunt […]

Food aid for Votes! Museveni campaigns in Toroma MP by-elections

Food aid for Votes! Museveni campaigns in Toroma MP by-elections

President, Yoweri Museveni has directed the Disaster Preparedness to arrange for swift delivery of more relief food to Katakwi district. Museveni issued the directive on Tuesday afternoon while campaigning for Joseph Koluo, the NRM candidate in the Toroma County MP by elections. It came after several residents asked Museveni to consider providing them more relief […]

Patricia Apolot kicks for Uganda’s women

Patricia Apolot kicks for Uganda’s women

Patricia Apolot, nicknamed the Black Pearl, knows what is at stake when the kickboxer exchanges pleasantries with Austrian-born Carina Greimel, tomorrow (Saturday, May 13, 2017) at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Despite the Reign of Giants II theme night also include two other main fights including Alex Masiko-Aleksander Dokter and Shakey Mubiru- Allan Muhalala, Ugandans have so […]

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