In a statement to explain the hunger situation in Karamoja Janet Museveni stated that the situation is more severe in Kaboong, Moroto and Napak district out of the seven districts in Karamoja region. She blames this on the fragile nature of environment and climate of Karamoja that is being aggravated by the negative effects of global warming and climate change.
Land titles issued out by the Uganda Land Commission and Kampala Capital City Authority to land owners in Kampala district are fake. These are areas of the central business district, Nakasero, Kololo, Mbuya, Bugolobi and Industrial area.
A house fire has claimed yet another child. The incident occurred in Tekera village, Buwunga Sub County, in Masaka District. The latest victim is a three year old girl. Miraculously, her one and half year old brother Gonzaga Kintu survived the blaze.
Special Investigations Unit (SIU) police officers in Masaka have arrested four men believed to be behind a series of highway robberies, killings and recovered a pistol loaded with 4 rounds of ammunition.
Police at Kalisizo in Rakai District have arrested a woman who has been on run for strangling her 2 year old step son. The woman was unhappy that her co-wife had dumped the child with the father to compel him to financially support it.
A walk through crafts and arts shops in Jinja district proves most of the crafts and arts are imported from Kenya and Tanzania or have been designed to show what foreign cultures have to offer. Arts and Crafts pieces do not display the unique cultural crafts and arts from the various regions of Uganda and Busoga in particular.
Gaso Transport Services Limited, a bus company that once operated in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania has run into financial trouble leaving more than 150 employees jobless. The buses were some of the most sought after in the 1980s and 1990s.
A senior commander of the rebel Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) has reportedly been killed in the DRC in a battle with the M23 rebels in the area of Kanyaruchinya, North Kivu Province.
A National Agriculture Advisory Development Services (Naads) official in Kaabong district has committed suicide in what appears to be a case linked to failed accountability for money. Denis Omoding, who was 30 at the time of his death, has been the Naads Coordinator for Lolelia Sub County for the last three years.
Insecurity in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is forcing oil companies to operate from inside the Ugandan territory to conduct surveys on the probable existence of oil, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.