In Arua then Kampala, United Nations chief set for $2b (Shs7 trillion) crisis talks with Museveni

In Arua then Kampala, United Nations chief set for $2b (Shs7 trillion) crisis talks with Museveni

Expressing solidarity with Ugandan people, in the wake of recent violence in the country immediate neighbors, a world record refugee burden – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is going to spend several days in Uganda. Mr. Guterres is expected to arrive today in the country for the Refugee Solidarity Summit that starts tomorrow. The former […]

Gov’t keeps displaced Apaa people waiting for food relief

Gov’t keeps displaced Apaa people waiting for food relief

After a weekend of intense fighting in which at least 4 people were killed and more than 20 others injured during the resultant clashes,  displaced people in Apaa parish, Amuru district are not amused by government’s decision to delay distribution of relief food by over 24hours. This was after government finally delivered food to displaced people in Apaa […]

NWSC contracts China’s Welhai for big Gulu water works

NWSC contracts China’s Welhai for big Gulu water works

Following the water supply challenges that have been faced in Gulu area over the last one year, the corporation has today signed a contract with Welhai International Economic and Technical Cooperative Company Ltd (WIETC) to take on work for  the construction of the Gulu Water Supply and Sanitation Project The project will entail increasing water […]

Police boss arrested after gunmen attack Kitgum Police post

Police boss arrested after gunmen attack Kitgum Police post

A police officer is nursing injuries at Kitgum Hospital following a Sunday night armed attack on Okidi Police post in Amida Sub County in Kitgum district. Armed with a machine gun, a lone gunman reportedly stormed the post at about 8PM on  and wrestled the female officer on duty, only identified as Atto, for several […]

France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

France gives UEGCL €1.5 million for Okulacere and Agbinika power dams

With the Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL) on track for the completion of Isimba and Karuma dams — two of the country’s most ambitious energy projects expected to double the power output, Uganda has Friday signed an agreement worth €1.5 million (Ushs 6.5 billion) smaller for hydropower projects.with  France through the French Development Agency. The […]

NORTH-WEST OF UGANDA! #Ebola risk ‘high’ in DR Congo

NORTH-WEST OF UGANDA! #Ebola risk ‘high’ in DR Congo

A total of 18 suspected cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization has said. There have been two confirmed cases of Ebola and three deaths. The dead include a 39-year-old man identified as “patient zero” in preliminary investigations, and two others who had close contact with […]

Ugandans caught trading in fake dollars

Ugandans caught trading in fake dollars

These are strange times in Ugandan economy. And stranger still is the reemerging that the shilling is falling further against world currencies but Ugandans still want to take shortcuts. The latest news is about Police in Lira holding five people who were found with a box full of counterfeit dollar bills. David Ongom Mudong, the […]

Besigye’s FDC push food drive

Besigye’s FDC push food drive

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change party has  partnered with the Citizen’s Relief Initiative (CRI), a civil society organisation, to mobilise relief for the needy people across the country. The function is at POWESA offices along kabaka anjagala road next to Bulange Mengo where CRI also launched its food stores. FDC’s Joyce Sebugwawo who also is […]