A collapsed bridge in Rakai district is becoming the scene of drowning deaths as news trickles in of a new victim. The Kijonjo Bridge over River Naludugavu connects Kabira Sub-county to Kasasa Sub-county and Kyotera town council in Rakai. The latest victim\'s body was discovered on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
Over the years, granaries were key features in rural households. They were used as a post-harvest method used to promote food security especially during cases of drought in rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. However many homesteads today have neglected the storage facilities.
Water scarcity is forcing some farmers in rural areas in Uganda to come up with ingenious methods to keep their crops watered and their families healthy. One such method is the use of a tredo pump being used by farmers in Masaka. A tredo pump is an instrument that manually draws water from a water source to the surface. It has two cups with nasals and these cups are filled up with water before it operates.