Rwenzori Art Center and Sculpture Gallery is the only dedicated hub for casting sculpture in the Region. Visitors are treated to a stunning display of works cast in the adjacent studios by talented craftsmen
Legendary tales has it that Ssezibwa was born of a woman called Nakangu Tebatesa, wife of Nsubuga Ssebwato. The mythical around the place is that Nakangu gave birth to two twine rivers of which the older one (Wasswa) was named Ssezibwa and the young one (Kato) named River Mubeya in Nyenga.
The artisanal Miners under Busia United Artisanal and Small Scale Miners Association and Tiira Small Scale Mining Association-TISMA are specifically pointing out Busia Resident District Commissioner, Hassan Kato Matanda for deploying, the army at the Tiira mining site to harass them.
ur reporter in Karamoja says that several other rivers from the mountain slopes flooded disrupting the exercise, especially in Tapac sub-county on the slopes of Mt. Moroto, the home of the Tepeth community.
In Gulu district, Members of Gulu Women Diary Cooperatives are heartbroken after a 3,000-liter Milk Cooler procured by NAADS became idle due to the breakdown in the Pasteurizer that should power the cooler. The farmers are struggling to get the plant working again.
This year's camp was organised under the theme; “Living by the scout promise and law”. St Geralds Secondary School Nyakibaale became the overall winners for this year in the secondary school category followed by Rukungiri Primary Teachers College boys.
The rain started a few minutes after 6:00 am and took the better part of Tuesday morning. Road users, business, school children, among others, were affected in a downpour that preceded almost two hours of inactivity.
At the reopening, government put in place guidelines including requirements that only allowed Ugandan citizens to access and mine, a ban on the use of mercury in the mines as well as reduction in the mining time from 8:00am to 6:30pm.
Horyal Investments Holdings Company Limited, the company undertaking the development says they have already spent 70 million dollars in starting the project being headed by a Somali born entrepreneur, Dr. Amina Hersi Moghe.
The situation is not very different in Pader district where livestock farmers still drive their animals to dry river valleys in search of muddy water. Over the last few days, heavy torrential rainfall splashed a ray of hope over the northern Uganda town..
As the legal battle between the National Forestry Authority and Bunyoro-Kitara kingdom over the ownership of a 22 hectare piece of land in Kyangwali Sub County in Hoima district rages on, kingdom officials and subjects were part of a guided tour to the forest reserve.
A visit to the villages in Nadunget Sub County, residents were busy harvesting white ants, picking a variety of green vegetables and most significant the planting season that has taken off in most parts of the region.
Water supply has dropped from 2.3 million cubic liters of water to 1.5 million cubic liters in less than a week. Residents are seen trekking distances and all over the town and surrounding other water sources in search of water.