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Scientists who invented virginal ring now seeing results

Scientists who invented virginal ring now seeing results

Scientists who invented the virginal ring that prevents women from contracting HIV have expressed happiness as their research on the ring has yielded results as expected with the ring able to reduce 31% of new HIV infections among women according to the research findings. Releasing the results, Dr. Clemensia Nakabiito, a senior consultant obstetrician and gynecologist who is also […]

Experts say 100,000 people at risk of landslides during El Nino season

Experts say 100,000 people at risk of landslides during El Nino season

Currently, more than 100,000 people (12,500 households) are at a risk of landslides in the Mt. Elgon and Rwenzori sub-regions. As stated above, upto 20,000 of them are likely to be displaced between November 2015 and February 2016. According to a World Meteorological Organization report Uganda and other East African Countries would experience an El […]

Wildlife law enforcement seize 30Kgs of Ivory and arrest one in Masindi

Wildlife law enforcement seize 30Kgs of Ivory and arrest one in Masindi

Wildlife law enforcement actors from Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN), Eagle Network together with police mounted an operation on 22nd September, 2015 in Bulisa in which they seized 30Kgs of Hippopotamus Ivory and arrested one person who had illegally got the Contraband. The suspects identified as Chris Wendi is currently detained at Masindi police station waiting prosecution. His other accomplice identified as Kadogo however managed to […]

African Grey parrots saved from wildlife traders

African Grey parrots saved from wildlife traders

A team of Natural Resource Conservation Network (NRCN) officials and the Police have seized 6 African Grey parrots from Entebbe at Kigungu landing site in Wakiso district. A joint team of Police, NRCN, in collaboration with UWA, mounted an operation on Saturday 5th , following a tip off that some wildlife traders  from Kalangala are holding parrots destined […]

MPs ask UWA to look into missing people in the parks

MPs ask UWA to look into missing people in the parks

Kibanda county MP Sam Otada demands the Uganda wildlife Authority give accountability for the people going missing  in the districts of Kiryandongo and Nwoya. Otada and Nwoya district woman MP Lily Adong stated this while raising a matter of national importance in  parliament over killings of poachers by rangers. The two reported to parliament that on […]

Minister reveals that there is no relief food in the nation

Minister reveals that there is no relief food in the nation

The disaster preparedness and Refugee stores have run out of food for relief food. This has been revealed by the Minister of disaster preparedness and Refugees, Engineer Hilary Onek, while appearing before the Human Rights committee of parliament chaired by woman MP for Mitoma district. Onek said that for the last five months disaster preparedness stores […]

Was the Garissa attack a laxity in the Kenya security circles?

Was the Garissa attack a laxity in the Kenya security circles?

“We can no longer stand before the public and assure them that the security is being beefed up,” were the words of Mandera County Governor Ali Roba in an address on March 16, 2015 in Nairobi. In the conference, Roba had no better words for the Kenya security operatives whom he accused of neglecting the […]

A Ugandan man arrested in Botswana for disfiguring a woman’s private parts

  A Ugandan businessman in Botswana has denied accusations against him that he abused a local woman and disfigured her private parts. Isaiah Batambuze, 50, based in Botswana admitted to having fallen in love with Tebogo Motlhabani, 41 woman but he refuted allegations that he pulled her clitoris and left them hanging’ as the woman […]

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