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Eleven more declared dead in Kisoro car accident

Eleven more declared dead in Kisoro car accident

Kisoro residents got a paralysis on Monday morning when an Isuzu Elf  truck registration number UAW 739M that was transporting traders with their sacks of Irish potatoes, crates of soda and beer, failed its driver and  hit the guard rails at Kanaba hills in Kanaba sub county in Kisoro district  leaving eleven killed on spot […]

UNRA attributes continued accidents to high speed due to new smooth road surfaces

UNRA attributes continued accidents to high speed due to new smooth road surfaces

Following a fatal accident which happened this morning at Katende along Mpigi – Masaka road claiming lives, the roads body UNRA has come out to attribute the continued accidents along the Katende –Masaka stretch to high speed on the new smooth surface along the route. According to Eng. James Okiror who is the head of maintenance at UNRA, drivers are using very high […]

Plane crash in Uganda injures 2 pilots

  A plane crash in Uganda at least injured two African pilots.  The plane belonging to SorotiCivilAviationFlyingSchool on Monday afternoon crash landed in a bush injuring two pilots who were doing piloting exercises in northern Uganda. The accident occurred at about 100 meters from GweriSub-county headquarters at midday. The accident according to our informers in […]

Christians and Muslims killed in clash

  Several Christians and Muslims have been killed in Uganda in a clash. Over 14 people including Muslims and Christians died on Tuesday morning in a bus accident that occurred at Marongo in Lwengo District along Masaka-Mbarara highway in central Uganda (Buganda kingdom). Also over other 50 people have been admitted in Lyantonde district Hospital […]

Francis Ayume’s family, 8 years later, not given his death report

  It is eight years now since Ugandans woke up to the sad news that the former Attorney General, Francis Ayume had died in a motor accident. On the morning of Tuesday, May 18, 2004, the people of Uganda woke up to the sad news of a grisly accident that had claimed the life of […]

UPDF explains why out of 64 top UPDF officers, 55 are from western Uganda?

More than two years after Aswa MP Reagan Okumu raised the issue of top UPDF officers being from one region, western Uganda on the floor of Parliament, the top leadership of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces as well as the Special Forces Group, formerly the presidential guard brigade, remains dominated by officers from western Uganda. […]

Swedish Institute grants scholarship for developing countries

The Guest Scholarship Programme: The Swedish Institute Guest Scholarship Programme is open to students from developing countries. The scholarships are applied for in global competition and are open to foreign students/researchers who wish to travel to Sweden as guest students and who do not intend to settle permanently in Sweden. General Criteria: Citizenship: In principle, […]

Intensive Language course offers scholarship in Germany

Intensive Language Course in Germany Scholarships: DAAD offers grants to graduate students at North American universities to attend 8-week intensive language courses at leading institutes in Germany. The scholarship of €1,300 includes tuition, accommodations (arranged by the host institute), and a cash allowance for meals and incidental expenses in full or in part, depending on […]

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