• ‘Firewood, charcoal, now leading cause of death in Uganda’

      Indoor emissions are now the leading cause of death in Uganda with over 130,000 deaths per year, according to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. At least 90 percent of rural households, and over 80 percent in urban, use firewood and charcoal for cooking and most of it

  • Kyamadidi charged

    12 people who were arrested during last week’s by election in Rukungiri have been produced in court. The 12 including Former MP for Rwampara constituency, Vincent Kyamadidi appeared before Court in Rukungiri and charged with defacing posters inciting voters and bribery among others. Elly Matte the regional police spokesman confirmed this

  • Mbale: Truck drivers protest over tender award

    A group of more than 300 truck drivers storm the offices of Mbale municipal council protesting the way the tender to manage the lorry parks was awarded. Carrying placards denouncing Mbale municipal council officials as corrupt. The demonstration today follows a decision by Mbale Municipal council to award the management

  • Northern Uganda Youth MP involved in accident

    Northern Uganda Youth MP Oscar Omony has been involved in an accident along the Gulu Kampala highway. Omony was traveling with his family when his car got involved in the accident at Minakulu. According to the regional police spokesman Aswa Jimmy Patrick Okema the accident involved two vehicles including the

  • Entebbe town clerk arrested

    Entebbe Municipality  Town Clerk Charles Magumba has been arrested by the Land Probe Commission  in relation to  a  44 billion shillings compensation claim from Government,  for a rock on his land  that was acquired for  the construction of Isimba hydro  power dam. Magumba was summoned by the Commission to throw

  • Principle state attorney charged over corruption

    A Principal State Attorney is charged with abuse of office and causing his employer financial loss of 37 million shillings. Elisha Bafiirawala who appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court is jointly charged with Sebanja Abubakar an Advocate of the High court with whom he allegedly connived to be paid the amount.