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Farmers in Apac district are expecting to realize high crop yields this season following prolonged draughts that the country experienced at the beginning of the year. The farmers attribute the high crop yield to use of modern farming technologies and training by Sasakawa Global 2000.
Government runs out of stock for drugs and vaccines for Hepatitis b as reports indicate that most districts in eastern Uganda have been infected by the virus. According to the health and finance ministry, the first batch of the money that was released was only able to two of the...
Constitutional lawyer Asuman Basalilwa has vowed to drag the Attorney General to courts of law for ill advising the President to appoint the Kyabazinga as the ambassador of special duties in the President’s office. Basalilwa says the decision is illegal and unconstitutional.
Most politicians never want to retire and give space to other person, especially the youth. But this wasn’t the case for the former Mpigi district Chairperson John Mary Luwakanya, who quit Politics to concentrate on coffee farming. Nasali Fatiah talked to the Politician who is now making millions from...
Leaders in Hoima district have expressed concern over the high rate of forest depletion in Bunyoro sub-region. They are concerned that despite efforts to reduce deforestation the results are slow to come leading to fears that the region’s forest cover will fully disappear with the expected exploitation of the...
Makerere University don and strong government critic Stella Nyanzi has warned MPs against passing the mental health bill 2014 saying they could be digging their own grave Nyanzi was giving her views to the Health committee of parliament ahead of the debate on the bill.
The ministry of Labor, Gender and Social Development and the works ministry are at loggerhead over the pending closure of six bus terminals in Kampala. The ministry of works and transport says the bus terminals continue to breach the safety and occupation requirement. Nabakooza Lydia reports
Government has committed to cover all funeral expenses of the thirteen Tanzanian nationals who lost their lives and further treat survivors of a Sunday accident in which a truck rammed into a bus carrying family members who were returning from a wedding. The inspector general of police Kale Kayihura...
The National Social Security Fund denies reports that they have been approached to release funds to bailout the loan stressed companies. NSSF managing Director Richard Byarugaba clarifies that even if the fund was to be approached; only listed companies on stock exchange would be considered. None of the companies appealing...
The Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has dismissed claims by city tycoon Hassan Bassajalaba that he is the rightful owner of City abattoir on Port bell road. The Lord Mayor made the revelation while appearing before the Presidential Affairs committee of Parliament investigating the controversy surrounding the abattoir ownership. Lord Mayor Kampala...
Business premises at both Malaba and Busia border points remain closed as Kenyans anxiously wait for what might transpire after the results of the presidential elections are announced At Busia immigration offices, the place seems abandoned as no business could be noticed. Here one can only notice parked tracks and Red...
City Oilers were handed yet another defeat at the hands of continental heavy weights Libolo in their Group A match up in the ongoing Africa champions cup in Cairo. The defending Uganda Champions will now contest for 9th place against Cameroon side Nzui Manto on Wednesday in Cairo Egypt.
Former mayor Kampala Nasser Ntege Sebaggala has expressed dissatisfaction with the Democratic Party (DP) in regards to the organization and focus of the Uganda Young Democrats reunion that took place at Makerere grounds. He says the party top leadership should have focused on solving the issues at hand before...
Un-known armed assailants have made another surprise attack in the greater Masaka sub-region, leaving two people dead in Ssembabule district. This comes on the heels of the escape from court of two prime suspects implicated in the Masaka Bukomansimbi attacks.
The original charge sheet for Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi had treason and not illegal possession of guns according to the directorate of public prosecution Addressing a press conference at his office, the DPP Mike Chibita said they were not aware of Kyagulanyi being in possession of ammunition...
Government plans to lift the ban recently slapped on the exportation of domestic workers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The ban followed consistent complaints of gross human rights violations from Ugandans who sought employment in the major oil producing Kingdom. The plans were revealed by the Minister of Labour,...
Ahead of the Uganda Pro open on Wednesday, Darren Allan Kyeyune demystifies the role of a Caddie “the sideman” in a golf game.
The Uganda bureau of statistics (UBOS) has released price indices for the Financial Year 2015/16 indicating a 5.7% rise in the price of construction materials. It is believed this rise was responsible for the slowing of the sector that continues to spearhead the country’s economic development. The indices also show...
In professional sport, you are close to your dream, as is your predator. Mongolia Mustapha discovered the hard way. His dream of landing a super welterweight belt is now on hold after a rival made an attempt on his life. Now grounded on his bed, he is plotting a...
Where is your food served, how does it get to you. Those are some of the questions raised especially by working force who need such services. In downtown Kampala and the suburbs, food vendors are going to people. In hustling for survival tonight, Richard Olwenyi spent a day with...