Today March 17th marks 12 since members of the Movement of Restoration of Ten Commandments cult entered their prayer place in Kanungu and later burnt themselves to death.
Over 500 cult members were believed to have died in the Kanungu inferno but deaths linked to the cult swelled to over 1000 with rotten corpses discovered in Kampala and Bushenyi districts.
The family of the late Judith Nansubuga has dragged Rubaga Hospital to the Uganda Medical and Dental practitionerâ€™s Council for the death of their daughter. Nansubuga was admitted at Rubaga Hospital on 18 February and died on March 05 as a result of bleeding.
Bushenyi police is hunting for Major Muhammad Kasaijja, a UPDF officer attached to Bombo Army headquarter over murder. Kasaijja is accused of shooting his 50-old step mother Margret Kyakabare and brother Amos Bukabeba to death.
Authorities in South mid western region have handed over Congolese nationals to the Democratic republic of Congo Government.
The 69 Congolese were part of the 78 illegal fisher mongers who were arrested on Tuesday on the shores of Lake Edward in Kisenyi landing site Lubirizi district.
Two Ugandan men and womenâ€™s U-20 and U-19 teams respectively will leave this evening for Nairobi, Kenya to take part in the International Handball Federation Challenge Trophy for Eastern Africa (Zone 5b) that runs March 17 â€“ 23.
Suleiman Kiddandala the Kawempe north councilor representative at Kampala Capital City Authority has spend four months on voluntary basis as a deputy lord mayor. In October 2011 Erias Lukwago appointed Suleiman Kiddandala as his deputy, but Jennifer Ssemakula Musisi the KCCA directors declined to recognize him on the recommendations of George Agaba then KCCA director in charge of planning claiming that he was not approved by the authority councilors.
Last year, amid increasing warning of terror attack by Al Shabab, police deployed anti riot police in addition to security guards from Saracen Uganda Limited to check all passengers travelling to and from Kalangala using the ferry.
Makerere University Council has instituted a committee of three eminent persons to investigate allegations of academic plagiarism by Professor Venansius Baryamureeba the acting vice chancellor. The committee comprises of Professor Fredrick Kayanja, the vice chancellor of Mbarara University of science and technology, Professor Mary Okwakol the vice chancellor of Busitema University and Dr. Eng. Vicent Kasangaki.
The high population growth rate is affecting the efforts put up by Mbale district in trying to achieve the national development plan of providing safe affordable drinking water to the poor in both urban and rural areas.