5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

Authorities say five children died in a house fire in Butemba Township Bukwiri Kyankwanzi district. The fire was reported at 2.00am on Tuesday and bodies of the toddlers were taken to Kiboga Hospital for Post mortem. Patrick Onyango, an official at the Police Public Relations office in the capital, Kampala, said cops received a report […]

Museveni aids Amin’s second return to Ugandan politics

Museveni aids Amin’s second return to Ugandan politics

Taban Amin, a grandson of former President Idi Amin, has become a member of parliament for Kibanda North constituency. Mr Amin was unopposed after his main challenger, Sam Amooti Otada, lost a court petition and withdrew from a by-election race. The parliamentary seat fell vacant in July after the Court of Appeal nullified the earlier […]

Fallen Brig. Kyabihende married sisters, sired 40 children – reports

Fallen Brig. Kyabihende married sisters, sired 40 children – reports

Colleagues have described Brig Geoffrey Kyabihende, Uganda’s fallen Defence attaché to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a shrewd, outgoing man who enjoyed the finer things of life and a good ‘dance’. Word has it that during his stint as UPDF 3rd Division Commander where he was deputized by the late Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga, the […]

Rurangaranga is dead

Rurangaranga is dead

Former Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party Chairman Edward Rurangaranga is dead, family confirmed early morning. Rurangaranga is reported to have collapsed at his home (Kitagata, Sheema) in the wee hours at about 12:40am. A family member says he’s been battling Diabetes and Hypertension. “Comrades, the Party and the country has lost a soldier, patriot, liberator, […]

UNRA’s new Ntungamo-Mirama hills road eases border traffic

UNRA’s new Ntungamo-Mirama hills road eases border traffic

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has Thursday held a meeting with transporters in Kampala during a sensitisation program for the use of recently completed Ntungamo-Mirama Hills road and the One Stop Border Post at Kagitumba. The 37 kilometer road passes through Sub counties of Ntungamo, Ruhaama, Rweikiniro and Ruhaama East, and connects Uganda to Rwanda at […]

Minister Mukwaya rescues Isingiro women entrepreneurs

Minister Mukwaya rescues Isingiro women entrepreneurs

The Minister of Gender, labour and Social Development, Hajat Janat Mukwaya has given Isingiro district authorities a two-day ultimatum to release funds meant for women entrepreneurship groups. The Minister, who is on a monitoring exercise of Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP) and Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) projects in the Western region, was left in shock […]

NWSC’s Jon Fisher adopts Kamwenge ill woman’s starving baby — see the noble pics!

NWSC’s Jon Fisher adopts Kamwenge ill woman’s starving baby — see the noble pics!

‘Introducing Kababy my first son:’ made public Kampala corporate circle’s heartthrob Jon Fisher Sekabira today. Jon Fisher, a Senior Corporate Marketing Officer at state utility National Water & Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) is bound to be more popular among the ladies after he disclosed online plans to adopt a child from Ntonwa Trading Center in Kamwenge […]

Ntungamo Women fund beneficiaries inspected

Ntungamo Women fund beneficiaries inspected

Today, Hon. Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Hajat Janat Mukwaya is monitoring Government-funded women and youth projects in Ntungamo district as part of her ongoing monitoring exercise in the Western region. Here, she this morning visited a goat rearing project by Kyabashenyi Bacara Tukore women group funded under the Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Programme […]

Kisoro women entrepreneurs impress Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana

Kisoro women entrepreneurs impress Minister Mukwaya, Pius Bigirimana

Gender minister Hajat Janat B. Mukwaya says the fruits of the Uganda Women’s Entrepreneurship Programme (UWEP), channelled through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development are now very evident, with more groups making big strides in fighting poverty among women in Uganda. Minister Mukwaya alongside the Permanent Secretary Mr. Pius Bigirimana and the Programme […]

Fresh Dairy, DDA give back to Masindi in dairy month

Fresh Dairy, DDA give back to Masindi in dairy month

Local milk giants Fresh Dairy joined the Dairy Development Authority (DDA) in handing out treats to residents on a visit in Masindi District. This was in a bid to officially celebrate the June Dairy month, furthermore Fresh Dairy and the regulator  gave out milk and milk products donations bringing patients at Masindi Hospital, pupils in […]

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