Month: December 2021

Rehabilitation of the 8.4km Bulucheke-Nyende road stretch in Bududa district has resumed after stalling for 2 years. On May 19th, 2019, the Ministry of Works and Transport contracted Ms. Gadhi U Ltd to rehabilitate the Bulucheke-Nyende at Shillings 700million. However, the contractor halted the works, saying the money was insufficient. Now, the Ministry has increased […]

At least 32 volunteers and three ambulances deployed by the Uganda Red Cross Society-URCS will respond to emergencies along the Kampala-Gulu highway during this festive season. Kampala –Gulu highway is prone to accidents, which tend to escalate during the Christmas season. The accidents result from reckless driving, narrow road, and drink driving among other factors. The […]

Parliament’s Budget Committee on Monday agreed to approve a total of 21 billion Shillings budget meant to compensate the Church of Uganda -COU for its land taken by government to expand Entebbe International Airport. The committee had earlier rejected this request from the Ministry of Finance that was part of a bigger 3.8 trillion Supplementary […]

An unidentified number of suspects have staged a breakout and escaped from Jinja Central police station’s cells this Sunday morning. The two cell guards who were assigned with the responsibility of keeping watch on the suspects throughout this weekend, have since been  arrested and are detained at Jinja Central police station awaiting prosecution. It is reported that, […]

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has said the National Unity Platform, the party he leads as its president still believes in elections as one of the steps of the whole process through which to change government in Uganda. Speaking today following the defeat of his party candidate, Harriet Nakweede Kafeero in the Kayunga district […]

Two National Unity Platform – NUP candidates have won the district women councilor positions representing Zigoti Town Council at the district. Justine Nakuya, the presiding officer at Zigoti Town Council declared Veronica Babirye, for the Zigoti Ward II with 207 votes.   Her challengers Aisha Namatovu of the ruling National Resistance Movement – NRM scored […]

Kataka FC has maintained its unbeaten run in the FUFA Big League after seeing off MYDA FC 2-0 at Mbale municipal stadium. Goals from Joel Baba Onziku and Marcus Christian strengthened Kataka’s position at the top of the table with 14 points in six matches. Kataka dominated the game right from the first half with several […]

A 22-year-old son of George Katana who died in last month’s twin bombings in Kampala is demanding compensation. Francis Katana, who is the first born of George Katana, told Uganda Radio Network (URN) that his father died because of security lapses. Francis said his father who was a food supplier and had an office at […]

Harriet Nakwede and NUP team from the party Secretariat campaigning at Kayunga. The camp of the National Unity Platform-NUP party candidate for the Kayunga LC 5 chairperson by-election, Harriet Nakwede is protesting a decision by the Resident District Commissioner, Ssempala Kigozi to block their principal, Robert Kyagulanyi from joining her last campaign rally. Although the […]

Butaleja district authorities have suspended all football tournaments following the death of a man during a football tournament last week. Waligwa Mustafa, 25, a resident of Tinda village Namawa parish was allegedly assaulted by unknown people during a football tournament at Naminasa Primary School playground. The tournament was organized by leaders in the district to […]

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