Month: August 2021

Chairpersons of Emyooga Savings and Credit Cooperatives-Sacco in the Ankole region are struggling to recover Emyooga funds. Emyooga was launched in 2019 aiming at creating jobs and improving household incomes of Ugandans in various categories including the Boda Boda riders, journalists, taxi drivers, restaurant owners, artists, welders among others. The program is a revolving fund […]

The inadequate number of nurses and midwives at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital is affecting service delivery to patients.  The most affected are the acute, pediatric, maternity and general wards. For instance, the acute ward has only eight out of the required 15 nurses. Nurses in the ward, say that the high number of patients overwhelms […]

The Police in Namisindwa District has arrested the Chairperson of Emyooga SACCO over alleged misuse of 17 Million Shillings. Anthony Namasata a resident of Magale town council in Namisindwa district and Chairperson of Bubulo East Constituency Produce Dealers Sacco was arrested on Tuesday from Munamba trading centre. Benjamin Mudumbi, the Namisindwa District Criminal Intelligence Department […]

A man in Alebtong District is on the run-in connection to the gruesome murder of his mother and disposing of her body in the family pit latrine. The suspect is Bryan Ongom, a resident of Agwit village, Alanyi Parish, Abako Sub-county in Alebtong District. He reportedly hacked his mother 57-year-old Sophia Alwedo, a resident of […]

The Health Ministry has succumbed to pressure from Buvuma district officials to relocate one of the modern water ambulances procured by the government from Entebbe to the district to respond to emergencies. The decision was reached in a zoom meeting between Buvuma District Health Officer, Dr. Baker Kanyike, Buikwe Resident District Commissioner, Godfrey Tirutya, LC […]

he proposed construction of a fully-fledged industrial park in Kabale district hangs in balance due to lack of sufficient land. On Tuesday, a team of officials from Uganda Investments Authority-UIA led by Evelyn Anite, State Minister of Finance for privatization, David Kwesiga Bahati, State Minister for Industries Victoria Businge Rusoke, State for Local Government and […]

Busia police are holding one suspect in connection to the death of an unidentified man whose lifeless body was founding lying by the roadside. The suspect is Micah Okiria, a resident of Namayenje village, Habuleke parish in Busitema Sub-county of Busia district. He is accused of killing a man whose body was found lying along […]

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has donated three brand new Pajero vehicles to Ugandan athletes who won medals in the just concluded Tokyo Olympic Games. The athletes rewarded include Joshua Cheptegei who won a 5,000m gold medal and a 10,000, silver medal, Peruth Chemutai who won a 10,000m women’s gold medal and Jacob Kiplimo who won […]

More than 30 families in Railway Ward in Kasese Municipality are out in the cold following heavy rains that destroyed their houses and several acres of crop gardens. The rain also killed a number of domestic animals. Characterized by strong winds and hailstorm, the rains started pounding the area around 4 PM on Wednesday and […]

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