• Govt to demarcate Butaleja – Budaka district boundaries this week

    Butaleja district woman MP Milly Mugeni calls for calm among the Banyole and Bagweri as government erects boundary marks between Butaleja and Budaka to avert more clashes. Residents of the two districts clashed over ownership of the River Namataala and R. Manafwa forcing the Inspector General of Police to camp

  • Rein in on cross border movement- Karamoja leaders

    Local leaders in Karamoja region want government of Uganda and that of Kenya to rein in on the continued cross border movement mainly by the Turkana pastoralists who are rearing animals on their land. The current long dry spell has seen the Turkana from neighboring Kenya cross into Karamoja region

  • Besigye to pursue a political transition

    Former FDC presidential; candidate Kiiza Besigye says he will continue the campaign to ensure a political transition in the country and that a network has been setup to achieve this goal. In his New Year Message at a press conference at Katonga road Beisgye said Uganda still needs a apolitical

  • Muslims sue gov’t over Nakasero mosque raid

    The leadership of the Jamu-iyyat Daawat Ssalafiyyah Muslim Community has dragged government to the High court in Kampala challenging the manner in which its security operatives raided Nakasero Mosque at dawn on 27/December/last year, without a search warrant. The Muslim community led by one Habib Buwembo, say the action of

  • Lubwama’s election case finally before high court

    Habib Buwembo the registered voter of Lubaga South Constituency in Kampala has formally filed his petition in the High court, against the area MP Kato Lubwama, seeking orders setting aside his election and that fresh elections be conducted. This after Justice Magret Ouli Oumo permitted him to challenge the Legislator’s

  • Minister wants farmers to support fight against drug resistant ticks

    Minister of Agriculture Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempijja appeals for farmers’ support towards government’s fight against drug resistant ticks in the country. Ssempijja says there are rampant cattle deaths in the country due to ticks that have proven resistant to the pesticides currently being used, revealing that they have purchased over 1000