Kanungu bosses hijack Shs 400million meant for Kambuga Hospital facelift

Kanungu bosses hijack Shs 400million meant for Kambuga Hospital facelift

The current Kanungu LC5 chairperson Josephine Kasya and numerous district leaders are still very close with former  PM Amama Mbabazi and seen as frustrating the NRM gov’t programmes The appointment of Dr Diana Atwiine as the new Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health brings a ray of hope to locals in Kanungu District. Under her predecessor […]

RUKUNGIRI: Govt ‘refuses’ to look after Buyanja and Kebisoni Town Councils

RUKUNGIRI: Govt ‘refuses’ to look after Buyanja and Kebisoni Town Councils

Buyanja and Kebisoni TCs voted massively for Dr. Kizza Besigye  There is no doubt that Kebisoni and Buyanja Town Councils in Rukungiri District were created as the 2016 political terrain took shape, unfortunately denied victory to the ruling National Resistance Movement preferring to shower FDC’s Dr. Kizza Besigye with votes unlike in the 2011 presidential […]

No money to repatriate bodies of Ugandan pastors killed in Cameroon

No money to repatriate bodies of Ugandan pastors killed in Cameroon

Both bodies still laying at the mortuary of the Yaounde general hospital The bodies of two Ugandan pastors who perished in Cameroon during Friday’s nasty train crash – are stuck in West Africa. Pastors Nathan Tumusiime and Nicodemus Nuwasiima from City Prayer Towers in Mbarara are among the 80 people that died in a train […]

Gov’t officials profiteering from poaching – NGO

Gov’t officials profiteering from poaching –  NGO

Seka Hussein, 38, was arrested on Sunday by the Police with 32 pieces of hippopotamus teeth that weighed 15 kilograms. An NGO, Natural Resources Conservation Network (NRCN), has attacked unnamed top government officials who are allegedly profiteering in the trade of wildlife products and protecting poachers who are directly involved in the vices. This follows […]

Kisoro CAO, Finance boss steal Shs9.9m immunisation cash

Kisoro CAO, Finance boss steal Shs9.9m immunisation cash

State House officer Dr Diana Atwiine said that the suspects were arrested on Thursday Kisoro district finance officer Mr Richard Semukyo and the district cashier Mr Charles Nsengiyunva have been arrested over missing immunisation cash The duo failed to account for Shs9.9m that was meant for facilitating the polio and measles immunisation exercises early this […]

Heavy military deployment seen in Kasese, Gen Tumukunde present

Heavy military deployment seen in Kasese, Gen Tumukunde present

Heavy military deployment were seen early Wednesday morning and afternoon in the flashpoint district of Kasese as Rwenzururu Kingdom marks the 50th anniversary of Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere’s coronation. In March, Kasese was a hotbed for tribal killings and security operatives were deoployed there in thousands to try calm the situation in Hima town where […]

Archbishop Ntagali sued over hostile diocese hijack

Archbishop Ntagali sued over hostile diocese hijack

The High Court in Kampala has summoned Church in Uganda Archbishop Stanely Ntagali to respond to allegations by eleven canons that he has unlawfully taken over the management of West Ankole Diocese in Bushenyi district. The canons led by Christopher Kisembo accuse Archbishop Ntagali of abusing his authority and violating the Constitution of the Province […]

Toro King Oyo named UN ambassador

Toro King Oyo named UN ambassador

A United Nations official has said traditional leaders in Uganda have played a crucial role in the fight against the HIV/Aids scourge. Prof Sheila Tlou, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) regional director for Eastern and Southern Africa, says because of traditional leaders influential role, the UN will work with them. “If we […]

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 […]