Police officer wins Sala Puleesa Toyota Noah

Police officer wins Sala Puleesa Toyota Noah

A 36 year old Police officer Afande Okello Bosco Obat attached to Butalejja district is the fifth winner of the Sala Puleesa Toyota Noah. Mr Okello was declared winner during the Sunday Sala Puleesa live draw which is aired on several local television stations between 8 – 9PM. When called during the show, Okello run […]

Embarrassments as Women’s Cecafa Cup kicks off in Jinja

Embarrassments as Women’s Cecafa Cup kicks off in Jinja

Burundi and Kenya kicked off the 2016 Cecafa Women’s Championship with wins in the industrial town of Jinja, Uganda, despite problems off the pitch for tournament organisers. The inaugural event got underway with a handful of fans at the FUFA Technical Centre as some teams complained about accommodation, claiming their players are sleeping in a […]

Busoga Region: News Roundup

Busoga Region: News Roundup

Mayuge man cuts off wife’s hand over divorce. Police is hunting for 32-years old man in Mayuge for allegedly cutting off the hand of his wife for leaving him Joseph Were, a resident of Nakalang B village in Bukatube Sub-County is said to have used a panga to cut off the hand of his wife, […]

Busoga Tourism Minister calms Ripon Falls Hotel occupants

The contentious Ripon Falls Hotel has drawn attention from a number of people, organisations and now institutions; most recent being Busoga Kingdom. The dilapidated structure was recently cordoned off in a move to have it renovated, a move that received mixed reactions from the public regarding the new ownership and manner in which it was […]

Charlotte Kamusiime crowned first Jewel of The Nile

Last night, the first ever Jewel of The Nile Charity beauty pageant was held at Bax Conference Bar & Restaurant. The pageant that had charity and tourism tied into it saw 11 beautiful young girls walk the runway to become the first Jewel of The Nile. As early as 0800hrs, the final preparations to make […]

Lubowa Kyemba clashes with bosses over girlfriend

NBS Radio’s Lubowa Kyemba is in a fresh cold war with his bosses and we are told the war was sparked off by a woman. The woman in question was a news anchor on KOTV until recently when she was asked to step aside. Lubowa recently spoke to the KOTV boss, Yasin Khan about getting […]

Balyeku’s TV station to go on air soon

Balyeku’s TV station to go on air soon

The rumours and anticipation that played out for a great part of 2015 and early this year with regard to Jinja West MP Balyeku Moses Grace venturing into TV business might soon come to pass. Latest inside scoop shows that everything seems good to go and that Jinja will have a second TV staion soon. […]

Queen’s Palace to host Best of Kenzo Concert this September

Queen’s Palace to host Best of Kenzo Concert this September

Just like it happens every year, Iganga Road based Queen’s Palace holds two major concerts a year; one in the middle of the year and the other is their anniversary that happens every end of year in December. Around this time, the extremely fast-growing hangout is set to have its mid-year concert. For the mid-year […]

Walk of a Teenage Mother; a tale of teenage pregnancy

Mpumudde is slightly thrown out of Jinja town approximately 3.1km away. Mpumudde is the poster child for prevalent vices like prostitution, drug abuse, and a vicious cycle of poverty. The same neighbourhood is where Hope for Women in Crisis (HOFWC) chose to set up a home for a project that targeted hopeless expecting teenagers. We […]

Jinja’s first hotel, Ripon Falls Hotel to be redeveloped

Jinja’s first hotel, Ripon Falls Hotel to be redeveloped

Built in 1950, Ripon Falls Hotel, as it was known then, is set to be demolished to pave way for redevelopment. The hotel had joined the long list of dilapidated and abandoned buildings after no care was given to the once memorial mark. The hotel back then was built to specifically accommodate Queen Elizabeth on […]