Mugabe finally wins party election

Mugabe finally wins party election

After weeks of mourning and stiff campaigning, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) has announced Kahima Moses Mugabe as the winner of the party flag bearer election for Ruhaama County election held on Friday. Kahima, aged 35 polled 20,463 votes defeating other six candidates who were vying for the NRM flag. Kahima came second in the […]

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraising events

Nyakasura School alumni in golf, football fundraising events

Nyakasura School, one of Uganda’s prestigious educational facilities is a beehive of activities as an  alumni charity golf and football showcases happen today (November 11, 2017) in Fort Portal, Kabarole, Western Uganda. The events provide a platform to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing fundraising campaign to refurbish Nyakasura School. Already confirmed participating in […]

Ankole Land Grabbers Are Too Intimidating, claims Justice Bamugemereire

Ankole Land Grabbers Are Too Intimidating, claims Justice Bamugemereire

The head of the Commission of Inquiry into land matters, Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has noted with concern that the Commission has never seen the kind of intimidation and threats to witnesses as is the case in the Region of Ankole. The Commission on Wednesday morning started late because they had received information that the witnesses […]

MPs mourn successor of Mrs Museveni killed by virus

MPs mourn successor of Mrs Museveni killed by virus

Parliament pays tribute to fallen Ruhaama MP, William Zinkuratiire who passed away in Nsambya hospital on Saturday after a long battle with Hepatitis B virus. Beijukye was elected Ruhama county MP in February 2016 under the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ticket. He replaced the First Lady Janet Museveni who held the seat in the 8th […]

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

Rukungiri District Police Commander Richard Emuna has been fired. This was announced in Sunday’s quick reshuffle by the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura. The Police boss has deployed Superintendent of Police Moses Nanok, who was convicted in police disciplinary court for beating up Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters, to Rukungiri District as the overall […]

Police kills Besigye supporters in Rukungiri

Police kills Besigye supporters in Rukungiri

Two people were shot dead by the police in Rukungiri following violent clashes between FDC supporters and the police force. One of the deceased has been identified as Edison Nasasira alias Kakuru, believed to be in his 30s and a resident Kafunjo cell, Eastern division in Rukungiri Municipality. He’s been working as a taxi tout […]

Cow meat killing humans in Rushere

Cow meat killing humans in Rushere

One person has died and ten others have been hospitalised in critical condition at Rushere community hospital in Kiruhura district, after eating contaminated meat. Julius Ayebare, one of the affected residents, says they developed stomach complications after eating the contaminated meat. Ayebare says the meat was from a cow that had succumbed to a rare […]

Uganda should refuse to take ‘refugees from Rwanda’: leaders insist

Uganda should refuse to take ‘refugees from Rwanda’: leaders insist

The influx of Rwandans into Uganda has to be checked, leaders in the south western district of Kabale are protesting. The concerned local leaderare demanding for stringent laws regulating the entry of Rwandan national especially through their Katuna border post. They argue that despite the implement of the East African Community Common market protocol, which […]

River Mubuku catchment area prioritized as Hima, WWF renew environmental pact

River Mubuku catchment area prioritized as Hima, WWF renew environmental pact

Hima Cement has renewed its partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF)to protect River Mubuku catchment area through planting of trees and promoting safer agricultural practices amongst farmers along the river. The partnership between Hima Cement and WWF started in 2014 for protection and management of River Mubuku catchment area. The new MoU that […]

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