Deadly Marburg virus kills two in Kween district, govt confirms

Deadly Marburg virus kills two in Kween district, govt confirms

The Ministry of health has sent a team of epidemiologists to Kween district, following the confirmation of an outbreak of the deadly Marburg haemorrhagic fever, which has so far claimed the lives of two people. The team led by the Director General of Health Services is in Kween district to sensitise residents about the disease, […]

Foot and Mouth disease kills hundreds of animals in Bugisu

Foot and Mouth disease kills hundreds of animals in Bugisu

There is a confirmed outbreak of the Foot and Mouth disease in the four districts in Bugisu Region. The affected districts are Mbale, Manafwa, Namisindwa and Bududa. Dr. Felix Odongo, the Bududa District Veterinary Officer, says the disease was first noticed in Bumasete and Bududa sub counties on Friday last week. He explains that to […]

Farmers in Tororo benefit from collective farming

Farmers in Tororo benefit from collective farming

Over 4700 farmers in Tororo are harvesting the benefits of practicing modern faming technologies as well as collective farming. The farmers, under various Farmers Based Organizations (FBO) in Tororo say that they are now harvesting increased crop yields from their farms. According to Aterensio Otwani, the Chairperson Nyalakot Farmers Group, one of the 156 FBOs […]

Kirunda Kivejinja involved in nasty motor accident

Kirunda Kivejinja involved in nasty motor accident

The third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Affairs, Al Hajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja has been involved in a motor accident at Magamaga, taken to Jinja hospital. A family source revealed that Mr Kirunda is complaining of chest pain. Yesterday, thirteen people, including 12 Tanzanian nationals, have been killed in a motor accident on Masaka Road. In […]

NRM wins Iganga woman MP election

NRM wins Iganga woman MP election

It is another routine win for the ruling National Resistence Movement (NRM) party as Brenda Asinde swept the Iganga District woman parliamentary by- election on Thursday. NRM’s Asinde garnered 4197 votes to beat her closet rival, FDC’s Mariam Nantale Naigaga who got 2477 votes from 383 polling stations.  Asha Babirye, Olivia Kwagala and Aziza Kakerewe […]

President meets two-week-old baby Kaguta Museveni in Iganga

President meets two-week-old baby Kaguta Museveni in Iganga

President Yoweri Museveni has Monday had a cherished encounter with his namesake, baby Kaguta, born two weeks ago in Busoga. Young Kaguta was a fortnight ago born to Brenda Suubi Asinde, the NRM’s Flagbearer in the Iganga district Woman MP by-election, who left people gobsmacked when she addressed a rally barely hours after giving birth. […]

Uganda’s Sadolin finally lost to Japanese for Shs314 billion

Uganda’s Sadolin finally lost to Japanese for Shs314 billion

Jinja firm Sadolin group, the largest paint manufacturing company in Uganda, with more than 50% market share will now take on the new brand name Kansai Plascon – of a Japanese company. This follows a recent acquisition of Sadolin East Africa by Kansai Plascon who have been on an acquisition spree in developing markets shifting […]

Mufti Mubajje ‘stole’ Mbale prime land: court

Mufti Mubajje ‘stole’ Mbale prime land: court

The leader of Muslims in Uganda, Supreme Mufti Shaban Ramadhan Mubajje has been named in a fresh land grabbing scandal in the eastern district of Mbale, a court says. In the case before Mbale Magistrates Court, the Mufti is accused in a dossier of repossessing 11 acres of prime land  located at  Mile Four on […]

Roofings speak out on Kapchorwa accident that killed 5

Roofings speak out on Kapchorwa accident that killed 5

Regional steel giants Roofings Limited has condoled with the families of five people killed on Sunday, July 2, 2017, when a rental truck that was carrying their construction materials roared downhill black spot in Towei, just after Sipi, killing the driver, his two turn men and a child on spot. The truck which TheUgandan had […]

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