Current Affairs

This category brings you news on what is going on within our country as well as beyond our borders

Canary Mugume: On the waters, there are UPDF marines parading the bridge at all times to ensure safety. If anything ever happens, there’s security on the bridge and on the water.
Hakim Kanyere: After 4 and half years of construction, the technical team has assured people that the bridge is ready for use. Quite a number of residents in Jinja have been going there in the evening to witness the cloud testing.
Government has called off negotiations for the de-gazetting of Apaa land, disbanding a 16 member committee instituted by president Museveni to solve the long running feud between Amuru and Adjumani.
Kooki Chiefdom lays ground to revive its cultural norms after being suppressed by Buganda Kingdom for over 122 years.
Yusuf Nsibambi: For me it wasn’t a surprise, I would have expected this a long time ago. She has been working against time. She was drawn and trapped in a political conflict where she isn’t supposed to be as an implementing officer.
Gerald Matembu: The tension in Bududa is reducing, people are coming to terms with the death of their loved ones. But we've received information that cracks have been sighted in another sub-county.
Victoria Bagaaya: It’s been 4 days since the alleged unlawful eviction of people in Lusanja. Residents have been sleeping here since Friday last week. People are still here and do everything communally.
Benson Ongom: When you go to the relevant offices to inquire about this wetland, nobody seems to know what is happening but again, nobody seems to take it up for investigation. Why is the Municipal authority not taking any action in this specific regard?
The recent water protection directive from the president is a victory for nature, yet beneath the lines, illegal fishing is still alive on Lake Victoria and exports are on the decline. Government is therefore, at the mercy of secret illegal fishing machinery and losing the battle. Who is behind...
Hakim Kanyere: The market sits on 4 acres of land and over 2000 vendors who operate from here are about to be evicted but where they’ll be taken is discussion for another day.
Benson Ongom: This year, the government passed a supplementary budget to compensate the people of Amuru on land matters but what is shocking is that those who are being compensated are politicians and not the real landowners.
Death toll rises as search for victims continues
NBS Face Off With Maureen Nansamba a Scientist and PhD Scholar.
Martin Owor (Commissioner Disaster MGT): The chief administrative officer is on the ground and two other teams have left for Bududa. Brig. Steven Oluka is arriving on the scene.