Now as Uganda’s capital city Kampala continues to experience significant urban and economic growth, informal development in unplanned areas is putting a strain on its natural environment. This in the end is eroding the vital ecosystem services it provides. Paul Kayonga tells the story of how city dwellers are...
Mothers are responsible for protecting, nurturing, and caring for their children at all costs. But the responsibilities of mothering while living with a chronic and stigmatizing illness like HIV can be overwhelming. And for 42-year-old Scolostika Akol, her condition is not any different, as she is struggling to educate...
Women in Karamoja continue to be left behind in terms of education, employment and general empowerment. An ordinary woman in Karamoja plays a role to construct the house, and at the same time ensure that there is food on the table for the family. Advocates say Karamoja women deserve...
Opposition's Winnie Kiiza on the State of Security in the Country.
In various parts of the country, conditions are calm with minimal sunshine. The hot conditions are now busy in their gardens. In Bushenyi district, the conditions are not any different. The area is receiving minimal rains and sunshine but the cloudy conditions and drizzles take the better part of...
It’s a few days to women’s day that is celebrated every year on 8th march, and on your Ruth Nantaba tells the story of a woman who is earning a living from charcoal selling.
Residents of Kiwunya in Kampala are grappling with garbage that is posing health risks. Residents here dump anywhere so long as there is no body seeing them, and dumping has now become part of their culture.
The Tororo Municipality Mayor John Opio is coming up with solutions to support the street kids and also reunite them with their families. The plan to resettle the increasing street children is expected to not decongest the city but also ensure a clean town.
Serere district in Eastern Uganda is currently experiencing worsening insecurity, which local leaders are blaming on the high unemployment rates among the youth. Police records show that most of the crimes being committed are involving the youth.
Mbale stadium is one of those football stadiums in Uganda, where hundreds of talents have been born and natured. But this stadium is now in a sorry state and in this story told by Lubega Ibrahim, stakeholders are calling for government intervention.
Going to the hospital is kind of an easy practice and probably it is something most people are used to whenever they are sick. But many rarely check for their blood groups and as a result they are ignorant about its purpose. Violet Namata tells us why it is...
Kasule Lumumba and Tanga Odoi on NRM Fired Workers.
The Makerere University guild race is heating up and those vying for the position of guild presidency are busy canvassing for votes.
Land wrangles in Teso region are on the rise again with big shots in government especially the ministry of lands being named in land grabbing. Eddy Enuru tells this story………..
The year 2018 is probably not starting on a good note for Karamoja as many NGOs continue to pull out of the region. Most of these NGOs have been covering livelihood and wash projects but they have gone leaving the people still vulnerable. Authorities say most NGOs come to...
Many parents give birth to autistic children and reject them oblivious of their abilities and the difference they can create in society. However 37-year-old Jackline Musimenta has come to appreciate and train these special children. She shared her experience with Violet Namata about that development disorder characterized by troubles...
At this time of the year, a number of people who made New Year resolutions have probably forgotten that they even set goals. But just like the New Year resolutions, others have dreams that have lived for years. Sheila Nakabuye tells the story of john Baryaiza who chased his...