Visit Jinja, the cradle of all thrills

Visit Jinja, the cradle of all thrills

There is always a great place in Uganda, a place where people travel from miles just to experience what it has to offer. Here places are full of  magnificent natural wonders where you will fall in love at first sight with everything you see. Jinja and great Nile river can be the highlights of Uganda […]

Idi Amin 1-0 Museveni: Kizza Besigye says President Museveni’s done less in 30-year reign

Idi Amin 1-0 Museveni:  Kizza Besigye says President Museveni’s done less in 30-year reign

Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, on Sunday lauded former Ugandan president Idi Amin, saying his eight-year leadership was more developmental than President Museveni’s 30-year reign. The late Idi Amin ruled Uganda from 1972 to 1979. “Although he was not highly educated, he left tangible things some of which have been […]

Mbale officers grilled by Local Gov’t Accounts Committee

Mbale officers grilled by Local Gov’t Accounts Committee

Accounting Officers from the Mbale Audit region have faced a tough time before the Local Government Accounts Committee of Parliament as they responded to the Auditor General’s Opinion on the annual financial statements for the year ended 30th June 2015. “The Committee has decided to come to Mbale to avoid excuses of missing documents by […]

Iganga accidents claim 3, scores injured

Iganga accidents claim 3, scores injured

Three people have died in two separate accidents in Iganga District and five sustained serious injuries. The accidents, police say were due to reckless driving. The first accident occurred on Tuesday evening at Butaba village on the Iganga-Bugiri highway when a driver of Mitsubishi Canter truck heading to Tororo knocked dead a bystander before ramming […]

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 […]