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Ministers Jessica Alupo, Musa Ecweru and Jeje Odong stay in grass roofed houses in Katakwi

I have been in parliamentary by elections in Usuk County in Katakwi district.  But this was different! I went with MP Wafula Oguttu, Kasiano Wadri and Nandala Mafabi in the same car on the eve of the Election Day September 12th, 2012, my names are Walakira Nyanzi, Speaker LC III Makindye Sabagabo  We were in […]

MTN Marathon run to provide clean water to Amuria

Residents of Wiila Sub County in the eastern district of Amuria are arriving in Kampala to take part in the ninth edition of the Annual MTN Kampala Marathon, slated for Sunday November 27, 2011, setting off from the Kololo Airstrip. The exercise under the theme  ‘What’s Your Reason To Run?’ is expected to attract over 20,000 people […]

Ecweru wants those on Mt. Rwenzori slopes to relocate

The minister for disaster preparedness Musa Ecweru has directed the people living in the steep hills of Mt Rwenzori to relocate to area that are relatively safe. Ecweru says the environmental degradation has inflicted on the environment across the country citing landsides, hailstorms and lightening among other dangers people on mountains are prone to. He […]

Government warns of severe food shortage in eastern Uganda

The state minister for disaster preparedness, Musa Ecweru has warned that eastern region is set to face a severe food shortage after the floods. This follows floods seriously hitting the eastern districts of the country sweeping away all the gardens and at the same time making the crops that are in the gardens rot. Speaking in […]

Amuria gets ambulance donation from Canada

The Police in Canada have donated a state of the art Ambulance to residents of Ongutoi in abarilela sub county Amuria district. The ambulance was donated courtesy of a Canadian businessman Don McLaughlin who offered the ambulance to state minister for disaster preparedness Musa Ecweru. Ecweru however says the Ambulance will serve the entire Teso […]

MP questions competence of Metrology Department

The MP for Manafa district, Sara Netarisire is questioning the competence of the metrology department which she accuses of feeding the country with false information on climate patterns. Netarisire says most of the weather predictions by the Metrology department do not come to pass and end up misleading nationals mainly those engaged in agriculture. She […]

Families go hungry as Famine hits more Uganda districts

The government has confirmed that 27 districts in Ugandan are being affected by famine with many families having one meal a day. The districts include the mountainous district of Bulambuli, Ibanda, Moroto Karamoja, Namutumba, Katakwi, Amuria, the Nakasongolacattle corridor among others. The state minster for relief and disaster preparedness Musa Ecweru tells reporters that a food assessment conducted across the […]

Over 25 Uganda districts facing severe hunger threat

The Disaster Ministry is warning that about 25 districts across the country are mostly likely to be affected by hunger if no immediate interventions are not taken to avert the situation. These districts include Namutumba, Ibanda, Amuria, Moroto, Katakwi, Nakasongola Moyo among others. The state minister for disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru attributes the looming hunger […]

Minister Musa Ecweru disassociates lightning from witchcraft

The Minister of State for disaster preparedness Musa Ecweru has warned the public against victimizing others on the ongoing lightening disasters in the country. The warning came after journalists asked the minister as to whether this disaster is not connected to African magic; a matter which some journalists said is common among some people in […]

Uganda and Kenyan governments to sign return of Kenyan refuges

The government of Uganda is set to sign a tripartite agreement with the Kenya to facilitate the return of Kenyan refugees who fled to Uganda during the pick of 2007-2008 post election violence. The refugees are currently living at Kiryandongo re-settlement camp in Masindi district. Speaking during the commemoration of the world refugee day, the […]

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