Malaria deaths ‘down 57%’ since 2000

Malaria deaths ‘down 57%’ since 2000

The malaria death rate in sub-Saharan Africa has declined by an estimated 57% since 2000, according to new data published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation counted 631,000 in 2015 compared to 1,007,000 deaths in 2000. The four countries with the highest rates of malaria deaths in […]

Makerere University hospital ‘terminally sick’

Makerere University hospital ‘terminally sick’

The once glorified university hospital at Makerere University is in a sorry state – operating in dilapidated structures, with no reliable electricity and inadequate staff. The 32-bed hospital serving both out-patients and inpatients including university staff, students and neighbouring communities, has now reduced the beds to just 22. According to the university website, Makerere university […]

Museveni Coup: Court Martial told about intended Kabamba barracks attack

Museveni Coup: Court Martial told about intended Kabamba barracks attack

Drama unfolded in Makindye General Court Martial as the defense started the cross examination of state witness Corporal Norman Sembatya, who testified pinning 14 people of participating in a plan to attack Kabamba army barracks. Sembatya who took to the stand about a year ago, had never been cross examined by the state as he […]

Police officer wins Sala Puleesa Toyota Noah

Police officer wins Sala Puleesa Toyota Noah

A 36 year old Police officer Afande Okello Bosco Obat attached to Butalejja district is the fifth winner of the Sala Puleesa Toyota Noah. Mr Okello was declared winner during the Sunday Sala Puleesa live draw which is aired on several local television stations between 8 – 9PM. When called during the show, Okello run […]

How USA based Ugandan socialite died in bathroom

How USA based Ugandan socialite died in bathroom

Allan Senyonga aka Uncle Adam, a Ugandan living in the US southern state of Texas has died after collapsing in a bathroom at the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) international airport. His death was reportedly pronounced by medical staff at a nearby hospital on Friday. eadm.news, which publishes news about East Africans living in the diaspora, […]

MP Kabaziguruka, MUK Prof Bakuneta among 50 capital offenders seeking bail

MP Kabaziguruka, MUK Prof Bakuneta among 50 capital offenders seeking bail

The High Court in Kampala yesterday started hearing bail applications of 50suspected capital offenders in a special session that will end on Friday this week. The suspects include the jailed Nakawa Division MP Michael Kabaziguruka who is facing treacherycharges before the General Court Martial. Justice Yasin Nyanzi is presiding over the session. MP Kabaziguruka will […]

Kampala pastors arrested with kilograms of ivory, pangolin scales, horns

Kampala pastors arrested with kilograms of ivory, pangolin scales, horns

Police is holding two pastors from Nansana in Wakiso district for their alleged involved in illicit wildlife trade. Pastors John Kiiza and Christopher Kato together with a Congolese national, Prince Kazanga were arrested from Busabala road in Makindye division on Monday with 13 kilograms of ivory, 17 kilograms of pangolin scales and eight pangolin horns. […]

Boy aged 15 jailed for gang-defilement

Boy aged 15 jailed for gang-defilement

The High Court in Mukono on Monday sentenced a 15-year-old boy to three years in prison for defiling a 13-year-old girl. Prosecution told court that on July 25, 2011, Musisi Musooba, 15, in Kizima  village in Mukono district and another identified as Hamisi Matovu, 26, gang-defiled a 13-year-old girl who had gone to fetch water at a […]

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