Archbishop Ntagali to fight ‘ungodly’ abortion bill

Archbishop Ntagali to fight ‘ungodly’ abortion bill

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda has condemned a proposed abortion bill calling it ungodly and unacceptable. Archbishop Stanley Ntagali was reported to have told a congregation in a church in Mbarara, on Tuesday that the church will not accept legalisation of abortion which will bring doom to the country. “We are hearing a […]

Who Is Justice Benjamin Kabiito? Meet Museveni’s pick for radical Ogoola replacement

Who Is Justice Benjamin Kabiito? Meet Museveni’s pick for radical Ogoola replacement

Taking the place of one of Uganda’s most respected leaders is no easy task but High Court Judge Benjamin Isingoma Kabiito the new chairman of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is up to the job, the judiciary says. Justice Kabiito, who is currently based at Fort Portal High Court was on Thursday appointed by President Museveni. […]

Uganda dismisses yellow fever ‘scare’

Uganda dismisses yellow fever ‘scare’

The government has declared Uganda yellow fever free, the ministry of health has confirmed on Tuesday. Professor Anthony Mbonye, the Acting Director of General Health Services said there was no evidence of any active yellow fever transmission between June 1 to 30, this year and therefore the country was free from the fever. “No new […]

Tooro Kingdom preps for 21st Empango

Tooro Kingdom preps for 21st Empango

King Oyo’s palace at Karuzika in Fort Portal municipality in Kabarole district is now a beehive of activities ahead of the 21st coronation anniversary, locally known as Empango, this month. Bernard Tungakwo, the kingdom’s prime minister, said the main palace is currently undergoing major renovation. “The king’s 21st anniversary will be historical in Toro kingdom […]

How Sudanese rebels ambush Uganda bound bus

How Sudanese rebels ambush Uganda bound bus

One person has died, four critically injured while two are still missing after a passenger bus that was heading for Kampala from Juba in South Sudan was ambushed by suspected Sudanese rebels on Sunday. The bus registration UAM 126V belonging to Friendship Bus Company was ambushed on the Nimule-Juba Highway between Moli and Kerepi villages, […]

How to reward winning sportsmen, the Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada way

How to reward winning sportsmen, the Field Marshal Idi Amin Dada way

Ugandans spent Sunday night and Monday celebrating the national football team qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1978 after beating Comoros on Sunday. Perhaps because he was one, the late Idi Amin Dada, spared no expense in treating his winning sportsmen. Amin, (full official title – His Excellency President […]

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, […]