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Museveni promises Fort Portal city status

Museveni promises Fort Portal city status

NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni has advised the wife of former prime minister of Tooro John Sanyo Katuramu to reconcile with the family of the late prince Kijjanangoma if Katuramu is to be released.  According to Museveni, he has no problem with releasing him so long as the families can agree. He said this while […]

Youth raise concerns over continued escalation of firearms possession by fellow youth

Youth raise concerns over continued escalation of firearms possession by fellow youth

Following the conclusion of what they termed as unfair youth elections in the national council youth polls in Fortportal, youth under the Uganda youth network are raising concerns over the continued escalation of firearms by fellow youth whom they now fear are putting lives of the citizens at risk. Ahmed Haji from the youth network  who […]

Cabinet expected to approve 5 new cities

Cabinet expected to approve 5 new cities

The Local Government Minister, Hon. Adolf Mwesigye confirmed that cabinet is expected to approve 5 new cities in the country in a couple of weeks from now following, a thorough check for all the guidelines needed for a place to be elevated to the level of a city. According to the Minister, over 15 municipalities applied […]

Fort-Portal Schools fight over athletics results

The Kabarole district secondary school athletics final competition held at St.Leos College Kyegobe play ground yesterday ended in brutal fighting between two teams disagreeing about the results. The competitions that turned rowdy after the sports officials announced Kibiito secondary school as the winner. Students from Kabarole Hill side school that were declared second, rejected the results […]

Fort portal pastor accused of conning followers through fake financial institution

Police in fort portal is hunting for a born again church  pastor for allegedly running a fake  micro finance institution  which he used to con people of millions of money. It is alleged that Atugonza Cirus Mufumu, the pastor at Internal church of God Rwengoma has been running covenant micro finance on Magambo I street in fort portal […]

Asaba Edison Ruyonga hands over money to Fort Portal development groups

Fort portal municipality mayor Asaba Edison Ruyonga has vowed to challenge division leaders who sabotage government programmes. He said there are some divisions which do not disperse money allocated to some groups for development projects. Asaba said this while handing over cheques to the 3 groups of Kamengo united project dealing in breed baking and craft making; […]

Fort Portal guard killed by Elephant

Police in fort portal Kabarole district are holding four men in connection with the death of Kasangaki Ochi a home guard whose body was discovered lying next to an AK47 rifle in Sebitole forest reserve. Anonymous sources reveal that Kasangaki might have been killed by an Elephant which he tried to shoot in search for […]

As you crack down the media, be sensitive to the needs of the rural poor

By Solomon Akugizibwe In July 2005, the Ugandan Parliament passed “The Access to Information Act, 2005” granting all people to access and share relevant and up to date information of public interest to anyone without intimidation. However, access to reliable and timely information and knowledge sharing on public accountability especially in rural communities is still […]

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