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Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Nakaseke Truck Accident kills four

Residents of Kapeeka, a small town in Nakaseke district, woke to a grisly scene on Wednesday morning after a lorry that was transporting sand overturned in the middle of the road, killing four men who were on board. The accident believed to have been the first of its magnitude in the area occurred at around […]

Muyezi dropped, Muhoozi Re Appointed

Muyezi dropped, Muhoozi Re Appointed

 President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander In Chief of the Armed Forces on Wednesday carried out a reshuffle within the Security agencies and re-appointed Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba back to the Special Forces Command (SFC) replacing Maj. Gen. James Birungi. Gen Paul Lokech who was on a special assignment “to monitor on behalf […]

Entertainment sector remains closed: Ministry of Health

Entertainment sector remains closed: Ministry of Health

In relation to the circulating claims that the entertainment sector including music concerts, bars have been opened, Ministry of Health has come out saying that the sector is still closed. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Senior Public Relations Officer of Ministry of Health, says on November 9, the Ministry of Health, with guidance from the National Task […]

Drunken Herdsman kills a Colleague with single blow

Drunken Herdsman kills a Colleague with single blow

Barely a month after a notorious herdsman killed his colleague using a grazing stick in Nakaloke, Mbale city, another vengeful cattle keeper ended a life of a colleague with a single blow in Lwengo district, on Monday. The victim, Robert Rwebasira died on the spot, according to Police. His body was recovered at the roadside a […]

UN raises $370 million for the emergency fund

UN raises $370 million for the emergency fund

More than 50 donors pledged money to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), managed by the under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs. The United Nations announced Tuesday it has raised more than $370 million for its emergency fund to help respond to crises in 2021. More than 50 donors pledged money to the UN Central Emergency […]

Refugees funding increased : Belgium

“The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the humanitarian pressure on the most vulnerable with major setbacks in poverty and gender equality.” Refuges Belgium on Wednesday at the Pledging conference for 2021, will announce an increase in its contribution to UNHCR’s core funding from Euros 8 million to 10 million, per year for the 3 coming years. […]

Buhweju District Headquarters closed

Buhweju District Headquarters closed

The Buhweju district administration has closed its headquarters for seven days due to concerns of the increasing cases of COVID-19. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Paul Walakira, in a letter dated December 01, 2020, to all the administration staff, said all the premises will remain closed for one week starting December 02. Walakira said the […]

Museveni says Uganda is still safe

Museveni says Uganda is still safe

President Yoweri Museveni has assured Ugandans and the entire world that Uganda is still a safe country, save for the lawlessness in certain instances. In a message on Sunday, November 30, 2020 afternoon, he noted, “In spite of the weakness of the police that allows impunity of lawlessness to persist, the overall security posture of Uganda […]

Need to investigate Namabere land eviction: Parliament

Need to investigate Namabere land eviction: Parliament

The parliament has ordered Betty Kamya to investigate the planned eviction of many families in Namabere village, Njeru Municipality. The speaker of parliament declared the investigations after resident’s petitioned parliament seeking intervention. Kadaga informed the House on Friday that she had been informed that someone was driving people out of the Land giving them sh500, […]

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