Month: August 2022

Ambassador Eunice Kigenyi interacting with OHCHR Country Representative Robert Kotchani. Courtsey Photo The government is yet to submit periodic regional and international human reports to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights-OHCHR. The OHCHR Country Representative Richard Kotchani noted that since 2016 when the Human Rights Recommendations Database was launched various […]

Young Karimojong herdsman grazing in Akerait village, Katakwi district. Herdsmen from Napak have entered Katakwi district with more than 1,500 cattle citing insecurity back home. Information from Katakwi district indicates that the Bokora herdsmen are fleeing from the Jie warriors, said to be attacking places in Apeitolim sub county in Napak district. Geoffrey Omolo, the Katakwi […]

  Sembabule district veterinary department is investigating a rare disease strain that has led to the death of several cattle in the area. The contagious disease has been reported on various farms in Mitima sub-county where farmers have lost their animals after presenting with strange symptoms. According to the farmers, the affected animals exhibit uncommon characteristics that include […]

Embattled Ntimba,Beda and Namara (Photo Credit Samuel Amanya) Six officials of Kabale District local government have been released on police bond after refunding part of the 289 million Shillings meant for the Parish Development Model program-PDM that they allegedly embezzled. Edmund Ntimba, the former Kabale Chief Administrative Officer, Christopher Namara, the District Community Development Officer, […]

Nicholus Twikirize Ntungamo District Speaker The Ntungamo District LC V Chairperson, Sam Mucunguzi has dropped his Finance Secretary Naboth Mpirirwe for alleged incompetence. Mucunguzi sacked Mpiririrwe on Tuesday afternoon during a council sitting presided over by the speaker, Nicholas Twikirize. Mpirirwe’s trouble started after he failed to avail reports from his committee, a move that angered the councilors, who questioned […]

Road construction works ongoing along Mandela-Sir Tito winy-Kasasa road.This is one of the roads under USMID.Photo by Emmanuel Okello. The construction of roads in Fort Portal and Hoima City under the Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development-USMID program hangs in balance because of the refusal of private developers to give way for the road works. […]

In a brief statement, Museveni says Tumwiine succumbed to lung cancer at around 5:46 am Thursday morning in Nairobi, Kenya. Gen. Elly Tumwine reading the president’s speech. President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has finally confirmed the death of former Security Minister, General Elly Tumwiine. In a brief statement, Museveni says Tumwiine succumbed to lung cancer at around […]

There have been concerns from residents and leaders over the vandalism of solar street lights. The most affected solar lights are found in Nyabukara ward, Lugard road, Kyebambe road, and fortportal-kamwenge roads some of the vandalised street lights on Fort Portal Kamwenge Road. VIA URN: Fort Portal City Council is considering connecting street lights to […]

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a new case of Ebola virus in the country’s eastern province of North Kivu. Congo’s health authorities revealed this on Tuesday following the death of a 46-year-old woman who died of the disease on the 15 August, 2022 in Beni, a town located in Kivu. The late unidentified […]

Nsereko notes that the absence of  the regulations has led to several shortcomings among the private breakdown service providers prominent among which, is the use of vehicles in dangerous mechanical condition, operating from non-gazetted spaces, especially around police stations as well as driving without licenses. A break down tows away wreckage of the Baby Coach […]

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