At the height of the dotcom boom, the Internet cafe's future looked assured and it seemed that every Café would have customers. Around Universities it was a must for most students to do research, type and print their course work in café’s. Today, majority university students have Internet access...
Kampala is increasingly becoming one of the most dangerous places to travel by foot. Pedestrians account for the big number of fatalities in the country, and these have served as a wake up call in a city that is struggling with traffic congestion and air pollution. Richard Oyel looks...
Meet Caroline a Community and Hospital Pharmacist.
Museveni Tasks Police to Handle Kidnaps and condemns Domestic Abuse Against Women.
Parents and School proprietors in Busia district are wondering what next, especially after government closed their schools. They are wondering why public Schools, which are in more dire conditions, remain open. David Ochienge tells this story.
Majority Ugandans seem to be resorting to herbal medicine, even without seeking attention from medical doctors. And this of course is raising debate as to whether herbal medicine if more effective or actually people are simply looking for alternatives. Ruth Nantaba tells this story.
Investments sometime come with several opportunities that such investments normally present. But in Mbale, much as many are hoping to get jobs from the Mbale Investment Park, some residents are still demanding for compensation.
The creation of new districts in the country has left quite many in mummers of the significance of those created districts and if the core target – service delivery is achievable with the creations. But as the talk goes on, someone is making a catch out of this. Sheila...
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.