Walk of a Teenage Mother; a tale of teenage pregnancy

Mpumudde is slightly thrown out of Jinja town approximately 3.1km away. Mpumudde is the poster child for prevalent vices like prostitution, drug abuse, and a vicious cycle of poverty. The same neighbourhood is where Hope for Women in Crisis (HOFWC) chose to set up a home for a project that targeted hopeless expecting teenagers. We […]

Jinja’s first hotel, Ripon Falls Hotel to be redeveloped

Jinja’s first hotel, Ripon Falls Hotel to be redeveloped

Built in 1950, Ripon Falls Hotel, as it was known then, is set to be demolished to pave way for redevelopment. The hotel had joined the long list of dilapidated and abandoned buildings after no care was given to the once memorial mark. The hotel back then was built to specifically accommodate Queen Elizabeth on […]

NBS’ Percy joins restaurant business

NBS’ Percy joins restaurant business

If the word diversifying holds any meaning, then Jinja’s media people have adopted the meaning. First was BABA FM’s Twahir Ddamulira who took over a run-won restaurant on Iganga Road opposite the Coca Cola depot, then came Smart FM’s Cyrus Makaka who is a marketing boss of AB Matra and now recently manages a live […]

Busoga Kingdom Tourism Minister for Rolex Festival

In the news recently, it was disclosed that Uganda’s major food invention, the Rolex, was one of the fastest growing foods in the whole world. The story was shared, tweeted, and all that but one thing was clear, Ugandans embraced the news and just like that, everyone now wants to eat Rolex! One person who […]

Bunyoro King Opens Up On Ugandan Oil,Encourages Bunyoro Youth To Study

BULIISA The King of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom his Highness, Solomon Gaffabusa Iguru has encouraged his people of Bunyoro Kitara to embrace Education as a right for all children in the Kingdom. While closing a two days’ retreat of ministers from Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom at Adonia hotel in Buliisa Town, this morning, the king’s emphasis revealed […]

Kabale student gunned down in Arsenal match strike

A senior five student at St Mary’s Rushoroza in Kabale town succumbed to bullet wounds after he was shot dead by police which had been called to quell an ensuing strike by students over arsenal vs Liverpool match. Elly Maate the Kigezi region police publicist identified the deceased as Allan Ntunguka 19 years who was […]

Crashed LDC Law student dies of doctors’ negligence at Mulago hospital

Students at Makerere University and Law Development center LDC are in grief after one of the Law student finalists was crashed in a hit and run accident. The deceased Abel Nuwabine died on Sunday after a Saturday hit and run accident that happened around Polylydia Hostel in Nakulabye. According to friends, Abel was rushed to […]

Kyambogo University student confesses killing a pupil over 1.5m ransom

  A second year student of Kyambogo University has confessed killing a nine year old pupil at Lungujja modern school in Wakaliga Rubaga division a Kampala suburb after the deceased’s parents  failed to pay shs 1.5m ransom. Herbert Muhangi the commandant police flying squad unit said the suspect Henry Kyagulanyi 22 a first year student […]

8 Arrested As Police Blocks Anti-Museveni Demo In Mbarara

At least eight people are still in custody at Mbarara Central Police Station after they participated in an anti-Museveni demonstration in Mbarara town yesterday. Demonstrators in Mbarara Demonstrators carrying placards had started moving around Mbarara town demanding for the resignation of President Yoweri Museveni and the arrest of the Security minister Henry Tumukunde for the […]