Kyabazinga Reconciles with Kaliro Royalists After a Decade-Long Standoff Over Kingship

A section of individuals aligned to the Bulamogi Royal Chief Columbus Wambuzi have reconciled with the Kyabazinga of Busoga, William Gabula Nadiope IV following a decade-long standoff over Kingship. The 50-member delegation led by the Chiefdom’s Chief Royal Prince James Naita says that the standoff had blocked probable opportunities, which come by virtue of being […]

More Than 10,000 Families Displaced by Rising Lake Water Cry Out for Help

Thousands of people who were affected by floods that resulted from the rising water levels of lake Albert in the Bunyoro sub region are crying for government support. In 2020, the floods submerged several homes on the shores of Lake Albert in the districts of Kikuube, Hoima, Buliisa and Kagadi. More than 10,000 families were […]

NEMA Launches Environment Protection Force to Fight Environmental Crimes

Uganda has launched a paramilitary force to enforce environmental laws and avert related crimes in the country, authorities said on Friday. The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), the state-owned environmental watchdog, said that the Environment Protection Force (EPF) was formed in line with the country’s laws. The force will perform functions such as 24-hour surveillance […]

Karuma Power Dam Hitch Leaves Uganda in Nationwide Power Blackout

Uganda on Friday experienced a nationwide power blackout for a better part of the afternoon, bringing several businesses to a standstill across the country. Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) announced via its official X handle, formerly Twitter that the nationwide power blackout followed a load rejection test at Karuma Hydro Power Plant. “Uganda Electricity […]

Tayebwa Commends Italy on Significant Contribution Towards Uganda’s Socio-economic Transformation

Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has praised Italy’s significant contribution to Uganda’s socio-economic transformation, describing it as a “shining example” of international cooperation. Speaking at the 78th Italian National Day at the Ambassador’s residence in Kampala, Tayebwa who was the Guest of Honor, acknowledged Italy’s support in various sectors, including health, education, agriculture, and […]

Uganda Railway Refutes Reports of Unsafe Passenger Train Services

The Uganda Railways Corporation has assured its clients of maximum safety while traveling on their trains. This follows a public statement by one passenger, Xavier Oluk, last Friday about the quality of travel and the safety on the passenger trains between Kampala and Namanve. While approaching the Makerere University Business School-Nakawa stop, the locomotive is said […]

BREAKING NEWS: Kiddu Makubuya, Former Attorney General is Dead

The former Attorney General (AG) Dr. Kiddu Makubuya has died following long battle with illness. According to Makunuya’s close friends, he has died at 73 years, but a very frustrated man. Makubuya is a former Member of Parliament for Katikamu South Constituency in Luweero District. He held several positions in President Museveni’s government which include: […]

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