Karimojong beggar children to be cleaned off Kampala streets

Karimojong beggar children to be cleaned off Kampala streets

The presence of Karimojong children on the streets of Kampala is giving a lot of stress to Napak District leadership, the north eastern district has disclosed. For so many years, Karimajong children have been seen on various Kampala streets and other municipalities, begging for food and other handouts but some are accompanied by adults who […]

M7’s Defence Minister Engora survives ‘political death’

M7’s Defence Minister Engora survives ‘political death’

The Court of Appeal has over-turned the Lira High Court decision that nullified Defence Minister Okello  Engora Macodwongo’s election as Oyam North MP. The high court had nullified his election over allegations that he lacked the requisite academic qualifications. In June last year, Lira High Court Judge Jessica Naiga Ayebazibwe, cancelled Macodwongo’s election, based on […]

ABIM Hospital using paraffin lamps

ABIM Hospital using paraffin lamps

Fear grips patients and medical workers in Abim hospital whenever there is a power blackout. The Hospital that is dependent on hydroelectricity power is left with no option other than using lamps and phone torches. When reporters visited the Hospital over the weekend, empty lamps stood on tables in the wards without paraffin since there […]

FIRE! Arsonists almost burn down MP Abiriga’s home

FIRE! Arsonists almost burn down MP Abiriga’s home

Uganda Police is investigating an alleged arsonist attack on Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga’s home in Arua Town, West Nile. Abiriga whose trademark ill-fitting yellow suit, yellow shoes, yellow tie, yellow cap and a yellow shirt, among other yellows, have made him a ‘‘national sensation’’reported a of attempted arson to Police, his wife […]

Langi, Acholi form dangerous rebel army to oust Museveni, Opposition MPs linked to plot

Langi, Acholi form dangerous rebel army to oust Museveni, Opposition MPs linked to plot

A Ugandan rebel outfit mainly comprising of Langi and Acholis that is operating under tag ACHOLI-LANGI JOINT ACTION AGAINST MUSEVENI CONSIPARCY training in South Sudan has been linked to opposition MPs opposed to the lifting of the presidential age-limit, TheUgandan understands. A highly placed military source revealed on Monday that the red robins donned by […]

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 […]

Kaabong MP says it’s time to get back to work

Kaabong MP says it’s time to get back to work

Freshly elected Kaabong Woman MP says the region will nolonger suffer as a result of her return to the Ugandan parliament. Ms. Rose Lilly Akello has bounced back after beating Christine Tubo Nakwang in the by-election held on Monday. The by-election came after court nullified Tubo’s victory in 2016 over election malpractices. Akello, who is […]

In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

In Pictures: Kaabong Woman MP by-elections so far

Voting is going on without major incidents for the vacant Kaabong District Women Member of Parliament seat, reveals Mr Linos Okori, the regional Electoral Commission supervisor for Karamoja sub-region. The district that has a total of 59,082 voters, and 158 polling stations is Monday choosing their new woman MP from among Ms Christine Tubo Nakwang, an independent, […]

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