• EC issues road map for Kagoma county by elections

    The Electoral commission issues the road map for Kagoma county parliamentary bi-elections in Jinja district. The seat fell vacant after court of appeal nullified the election of Moses Walyomu over voter bribery The electoral commission chairman Simon Byabakama reveals that the process starts this week with an update of the

  • Gov’t urged to provide methadone & nelaxone for drug users

    Health rights activists demand that government avails Methadone and Nelaxone drugs which are administered to drug abusers and addicts. Methadone is a drug administered to drug addicts to help them overcome the addiction whereas nelaxone is administered to people who take overdose of the drugs Now this concern comes as

  • Farmers to be paid for planting trees

    Environmentalists commit to  rewarding farmers or individuals for planting trees as a viable system that will help recover the country’s forest cover that has greatly been drained by deforestation. Current statistics indicate that over 200,000 hectares of Uganda’s forest cover are lost annually for the 10 last year’s posing a

  • MP Acon in talks with Nike to invest in Uganda athletes

    Otuke County MP also 1996 world junior 1500 meters champion Julius Acon starts on a campaign to have a global sports kits manufacturers Nike invest in Uganda’s athletics. Acon is optimistic the global company will approve his idea to help improve sports training facilities in Uganda He says after successfully