Togikwatako: Kanungu voters denounce Minister Baryomunsi

Togikwatako: Kanungu voters denounce Minister Baryomunsi

The issue of amending the Constitution, to handle age limit is becoming hot. On Tuesday morning, Kanungu people have denounced Minister of State for Lands, Housing and Urban Development (Housing) who belongs to the ruling NRM party for not consulting them over the impending “age limit removal”. It took the work of anti-riot Police to […]

Tooro assets must be returned, Museveni minister claims

Tooro assets must be returned, Museveni minister claims

The Minister of Local Government, Tom Butiime has assured Tooro Kingdom on government’s commitment to return its assets. Tooro is demanding more than 150 assets including land and buildings from the government. The assets are located in Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts. The Kingdom also has assets in Kasese and Bundibugyo, which were formerly […]

Why Museveni snubbed King Oyo’s 22nd coronation anniversary

Why Museveni snubbed King Oyo’s 22nd coronation anniversary

King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV of Tooro has been celebrating his 22 coronation anniversary in Kabarole District and the ceremony which is expected to be graced by President Museveni as the chief guest. But Mr. Museveni on Friday instead travelled abroad as a special guest of honour at the National Defence College of […]

Masindi gets multi-billion water works

Masindi gets multi-billion water works

In a bid to improve water supply services in Masindi Town and the surrounding areas, NWSC using her internally generated resources has commissioned a 2.2 billion Project with an aim of improving water production at Kiyanja water works Masindi. The Water Production Improvement Project, which was designed in-house and directly supervised by NWSC Engineers entailed […]

FLOODS: Premature babies die in just 24 hours at Kisizi Hospital

FLOODS: Premature babies die in just 24 hours at Kisizi Hospital

Sad news coming from Rukungiri District indicates that three premature babies have died at Kisizi Hospital, in Rukungiri District, due to a power blackout that was caused by flooding. Rev Joshua Bwebale, the hospital’s chaplain explained that the babies were on oxygen support in the nursery, which is supported by electricity. On Sunday and Monday, […]

Ugandans issues alert against possible cholera outbreak

Ugandans issues alert against possible cholera outbreak

Less than 48 hours after the World Health Organization (WHO) sounded alarm over the spread of a cholera, which has killed 528 people and now affects 20 of the 26 provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a senior Uganda Health Ministry official has issued an alert to its people near the western border. […]

Nalufenya police ‘fed tortured Kamwenge mayor on pork to fatten’

Nalufenya police ‘fed tortured Kamwenge mayor on pork to fatten’

After five months in jail over his alleged involvement in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the Kamwege Mayor Godfrey Byamukama whose torture by Uganda Police was widely publicized has spoken out on being released. A month after Mr. Byamukama was arrested, leaked images of his sceptic wounds at Nakasero Hospital, where […]

BAD BLOOD: Museveni treating Gen. Muhwezi ‘like a leper’

BAD BLOOD: Museveni treating Gen. Muhwezi ‘like a leper’

Despite being very close friends and bush war comrades, the poor relations between President Yoweri Museveni and his former minister Major General (Retired) Jim Muhwezi Katugugu is deteriorating at an alarming rate. The latest in the power corridors reveal the once powerful UPDF General (was the overall intelligence chief for Museveni’s NRA rebels) has reached […]

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 […]