• UNICEF cuts funding to Abim district

    The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) suspends funding to Abim district due to suspected corruption and failure for the district to account for the funds. Abim Resident District commissioner Samuel Mpimbaza Hashaka says the organization has been funding the district with over one billion every financial year for education and

  • Shoe-bill on the verge of extinction in Teso

    Conservationists warn that the bird species known as the shoe-bill is on the verge of extinction and consequently have a negative impact on the country’s tourism sector. Uganda is one of Africa’s top birder’s destination due its wide range of bird species which attract tourists In Teso sub region, the

  • Govt calls for tough action on kaveera

    Ministry of water and Environment directs the National environment management authority and ministry of health to put sign posts on their entry gates that prohibits people from entering their premises with polythene bags commonly known as kaveera. State minster for water and environment Kitutu Marry Gorreth says that this is

  • Three people are shot by armed assailants & one kidnapped

    Armed assailants have shot and injured three people, in Kanungu district and kidnapped one for a ransom. The incident happened early today at Queen Elizabeth National park near the Southern gate army barracks. Kigezi Region police spokesman Elly Matte says that about four armed personnel dressed in Congolese army attire

  • Minister on the spot over mandatory HIV testing for children

    Pressure is mounting on the Minister of Gender Labor and Social Development Janat Mukwaya over her recent statement that it will be mandatory for students to be tested for HIV and Aids and those found positive expelled from schools as a strategy to ensure an HIV free generation in Uganda