Breaking

Archive

Jul 2014 21 results
18:01
18:01

Alpine Brigade Revived After Rwenzori Attacks adf rebels 1 Top story

Major Ronald Kakurungu, the UPDF 2nd Division Spokesperson, says that more troops will be re deployed in the mountains to avoid further attacks, since there are reports that some members of the group are still regrouping and are planning to carry out more attacks in the region.
17:25
17:25

Govt Chasing Wrong Targets In Rwenzori Attacks - Mumbere bundibugyo attacks

Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has broken the silence on the recent attacks in the Rwenzori region in which over 70 people were killed. Addressing a press conference at his Buhikira palace in Kasese town shortly after the arrest of two of his ministers today, Mumbere said that the government is chasing the wrong enemy by linking his Kingdom to the Saturday attacks in Bundibugyo, Kasese and Ntoroko districts.
16:39
16:39

Supreme Court Extends Stay of Rebel MPs

This morning, the Supreme Court judges led by Justice Bart Katureebe ruled that the issues involving the dispute of the MPs and their party need to be addressed on appeal for the interest of justice.
16:34
16:34

7 Feared Dead As Medics Go On Strike In Kotido health workers 2 3

At least seven patients in Kotido district are feared dead while hundreds are ailing in their respective villages following a strike by medical workers that commenced last Tuesday. The medics say they have not been paid their salaries for four months. The money has now accumulated to over 400 million shillings in arrears.
15:14
15:14

Press Release: Journalist Drags Wandegeya DPC to Court For Assault uganda police force

Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ)-Uganda in collaboration with the Centre for Public Interest Law (CEPIL) and Eastern Africa Media Institute Uganda Chapter (EAMI-U), have resolved to drag to court the Wandegeya District Police Commander (DPC), Tusingwire Ceaser, as the first culprit for harassing and mistreating a journalist, Mr. Mulindwa Mukasa of the Associated Press and Board Chairman of HRNJ-Uganda.
14:58
14:58

Drug Resistant Ticks Continue to Puzzle Health and Agricultural Officials 3

Dr Patrick Vudriko, a clinical and experimental pharmacologist says the resistance is caused genetically when a farmer uses the same pesticide over a long period of time.
14:10
14:10

MOH Launches Campaign to Fight Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 2

Currently, 24 percent of maternal deaths in Uganda are a result of teenage pregnancies, which are a threat to national development.
12:44
12:44

Kitgum LC 3 Sacks Entire Executive 2

He redeployed Betty Okello, the former general purpose to the position of secretary finance.
12:03
12:03

Police Bursts B-13 Gang Members baby 1

B-13 alias Bad Boys comprises youths who are behind numerous crimes such as theft, burglary, defilement, rape, and murder amongst others.
11:30
11:30

Rwenzururu Premier, Tourism Minister Arrested rwenzori attacks

Two senior officials in the Rwenzururu Kingdom are in police custody in connection with the weekend attacks in Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts. Prime Minister Noah Nzaghale and the Minister for tourism Erisa Mwincubere were picked up at about 9am today from the kingdom offices in Kasese town.
11:11
11:11

Kasese CSOs Blame Govt For Rwenzori Attacks

The Kajura report of 2005 called for the establishment of a truth and reconciliation commission besides recommending for the government to recognize the Rwenzururu Kingdom. The report said there were other ethnic groups in the Rwenzori region that had distinct cultures.
11:02
11:02

Wetlands Degradation Takses Toll on Rice Growing in Busoga wet lands 4

Rice farmers in these districts say their yields have dropped by a half over the last 6 year, because of wetland reclamation for various activities.
10:34
10:34

ESO to Get More Funding

According to the break down, shillings 5.2 billion will be spent on foreign intelligence, analyzing the intelligence 3.5billon shillings and administering it will cost 3.8billion shillings.
10:14
10:14

Paralyzed Man Beats Odds to Drive Again disability 3 2 Top story

However, because of his condition he had to modify the vehicle to suit his disability since his lower body parts are dysfunctional.
09:16
09:16

Sustainable Forest Managemet: NFA Forms District Forest Taskforces 2

Bagonza says with forest taskforces per district, protecting forests will no longer be the responsibility of NFA alone but rather a joint effort since other players will be on board.
08:52
08:52

NRM Supporters in Amuria form Pressure Group nrm party

He says during the 2011 presidential election campaigns in Kapelebyong county Museveni asked them to vote NRM candidates and promised reward them with a new district.
08:34
08:34

AMISOM Investigates Use Of Child Soldiers amisom soldiers

In the report prepared by the UN special representative on Children and Armed conflict, Leila Zerrougui, AMISOM’s sister force in the fight against Al-Shabaab, The Somalia National Army is also accused of harbouring over 200 children in their ranks and using them for intelligence gathering and combat operations.
08:22
08:22

Machar Defiant As South Sudan Marks 3rd Independence Anniversary 3

South Sudan rebel leader Dr Riek Machar has called for the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) mediation to resume the peace talks. Machar is also demanding that the IGAD mediation should review the selection of stakeholders so that the talks are transparent, representative and inclusive.
08:03
08:03

Domestic Coffee Consumption Still Below Potential nucafe 3

On the domestic scene however, according to the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), consumption is estimated at about 200,000 bags per year.
07:48
07:48

Hard Kabale Hospitals Hit Hard by Water Crisis 1

Dr. Gilbert Mateeka, the medical superintendent Rugaramo hospital says they are currently spending huge sums of money to fetch water to address the crisis and cater for the needs of the patients.
Jul 2014 21 results