The rate, at which young girls below the age of 18 are getting pregnancies in Tororo district, is worrying local leaders. Over 5684 cases were registered last year unlike 2016 where about where only 3500 cases were registered. The local leaders are now blaming these cases on household poverty...
Cows that were recently intercepted by Soroti Police have gone missing from the Police premises. Now the Soroti Resident District Commissioner Soroti in partnership with other security agencies are investigating circumstance under which the six cows that were intercepted three days ago went missing in the custody of police....
Malaba border town in Eastern has for the last five years been operating without a functional public toilet. Some residents have been using polythene bags, which they later dump in drainage channels. But this is no more, after National Water and sewerage cooperation constructed a public toilet in the...
Kampala continues to undergo several infrastructural developments that locals say are easing the movement in city. But some say the developments have affected their businesses especially those working along the different roads that are still under construction.
Many children are stuck at home as government maintains a ban on beef and dairy products because of foot and mouth disease. Families in Karamoja that depend entirely on livestock sales to educate their children are unable because of the ban.
The Journey to Kalangala
Uncollected trash is a very big problem in developing regions of the world, especially Africa. According to a World Bank urban development report, Africa currently produces just about 70 million tons of waste every year. With its rapid urbanization and growing economies, waste production in Africa will exceed 160...
Several young men who failed to find placement in the job market after dropping out of school, opted for car repair jobs, starting as spanner boys but later turn out to be professionals having a life time career.
Francis Gimara Calls for Review of the Land Act.
Enhancing ICT Access For Rural Transformation
Residents of Butaleja district have resorted to squeezing water out of soil for use after the region was hit by scarcity. District officials attribute the water scarcity to climate change, saying that most wells have dried up and there are no alternative water collection sources.
Man uses machete to beat woman in Karamoja.
Some stalls still empty due to high dues.
Is 32 years worth celebrating?
Why is Marriage Becoming so Fragile?
Vendors in Bushenyi Municipality have abandoned their market over high dues. The multi billion market commissioned in 2005, is one of the seven markets that were built to accommodate the traders. The market now has over sixty stalls and shops and supplies people from Bushenyi town. The traders said...
A number of schools in Kabale district be it gov’t or private are struggling to survive claiming that government has rendered them little support. Some have now resorted to starting small scale projects like rabbit rearing to generate income and be able to feed learners.
The tradition of celebrating visitors is still deeply rooted among the Karamojong people. When visitors arrive, the community gathers around, slaughter a bull and share the meals with the visitor. The occasion is graced by elders from different clans.