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, […]

South Sudan refugees in Uganda cross 1 million mark

South Sudan refugees in Uganda cross 1 million mark

Uganda’s refugee camps in West Nile and elsewhere are bustling. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees  says the number of South Sudanese refugees hosted in Uganda now stands at one million. In a statement, UNHCR, notes that an average of more than 1,800 South Sudanese refugees a day have fled to Uganda in the […]

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

The athletes that will represent Uganda at this year’s edition of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA) games, will be flagged Wednesday at National Council for Sports headquarters, Lugogo. The 16th edition of the games commences Thursday August 17th, and will end on August, 27 at the hosting St Joseph’s […]

Fresh Diary dress Ugandan schools for Gulu FEASSSA Games

Fresh Diary dress Ugandan schools for Gulu FEASSSA Games

All participating Ugandan Secondary Schools will be smartly clad when the East African secondary schools games start in Gulu district this week. This is possible after Fresh Dairy recently handed branded sports kits worth Shs90 million to all Ugandan Secondary Schools that going to participate in the annual East Africa Secondary school games (FEASSSA) that […]

Post Bank opens 40th branch in Karamoja

Post Bank opens 40th branch in Karamoja

Uganda’s Post Bank has opened opened its 40th branch at Lia Street in Moroto on Thursday. Post Bank has been operating through mobile banking in Karamoja since 2008, serving majorly the Uganda People’s Defence Forces. Hon. Ajedra Gabriel Gadison Aridru the state minister for finance (General duties) who inaugurated the branch as the chief guest, said hat with […]

Janet backs Shs14 trillion children endowment at Kampala Commonwealth meeting

Janet backs Shs14 trillion children endowment at Kampala Commonwealth meeting

Uganda’s poor children and families will have access to basic needs once the Commonwealth countries are able to raise over $4b (about Shs14 trillion) to run “The Child Support Grant”, the First Lady and Minister for Education Janet Museveni has affirmed. Launched on Tuesday at Speke Resort Munyonyo during the ongoing 9th Commonwealth Youth Ministers […]

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