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 […]

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, […]