• Local council elections set for 2016

    The ministry of local Government says elections of Lower local council leaders will be conducted in 2016 and that a bill to amend the local Government elections act with a view of reducing the related costs will be tabled in parliament this month. There has been an outcry about the

  • Mps want Minister’s vehicles sold

    Bufumbira East Mp Eddie Kwizera and a group of other Mps are planning to table a motion in parliament seeking a resolution to have all vehicles of ministers who are serving as MPs sold, so that they can only retain mileage. In his submission in parliament, Kwizera argued that the

  • Two drown in Kabarole

    Two people have died after drowning in River Mahoma that borders Buheesi and Ruteete sub counties in Kabarole district.   The deceased have been identified as 20 year old Clovice Asiimwe and 30 year-old Henry Niwamanya.   The former drowned as he had gone in the river to bathe and

  • Court rules whether Pakistani nationals have a case to answer

    Buganda road court sets the 23rd of this month to rule on whether the Pakistani nationals accused of gang raping a woman, Zainab Mbabazi have a case to answer. This after chief magistrate Lillian Buchana heard the evidence of 6 prosecution witnesses including that of the victim, a police surgeon

  • One trillion lost to corruption annually

    A new report indicates that an estimated 1 trillion dollar a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption. The report authored by the US-based anti-poverty organisation One ,says much of the progress made over the past two decades in tackling

  • King Oyo in food insecurity fight

    The King of Tooro Dr.Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguuru directs all households in his kingdom to have a granary in a bid to ensure food security and have enough food supplies. Addressing farmers from across the kingdom at his palace in Karuzika in Fort Portal , Oyo ordered all the county chiefs