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Lyantonde herders relocate over dry spell

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 02:00
Herders in Kashagama, Lyakajura, Kinuuka and Mpumudde sub-counties are the most affected

How Zombo residents helped police arrest village raiders

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:47
Police officers arrived at the scene not to prevent crime but to investigate the offences committed. But first, they had to rescue Charles Warom who had been shot with an arrow that in the chest

50 % of pregnancies in Uganda unplanned

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:39
One in every two pregnancies in Uganda in 2013 was unintended and 25 per cent of the women carried out abortions, findings of a new research reveal

Mak saga: Council declines to amend graduation list

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:35
The Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, said the earlier council meeting had issued guidelines regarding adherence to the set deadline

How PSs pushed Museveni to increase their salaries

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:27
Two new appointees –Dr Stephen Isabaliija, who was tapped into ministry of Energy, and Dr Diana Atwine in Health, threatened to turn down their appointments citing the then 'meagre' salary of Shs3.7m

Oil cash: Tea girls pocket Shs50m each

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:20
Tea girls and typists from the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs pocketed Shs50 million each for serving tea to state attorneys who were involved in defending Uganda’s tax claims against British Oil firms

Employee forced to drink acid over missing Shs60m

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:14
Mr Emilian Kayima, Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman, confirmed that businessman Isma Kayanja was arrested on Friday morning

Anger as Ntagali abandons prayers to welcome VP Ssekandi

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:07
A section of Christians, religious and political leaders on Thursday attacked Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali over ‘honouring’ the country’s political leaders above God

There is witchcraft at State House, Kayanja tells Museveni

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 15:57
Addressing Mr Museveni, the chief guest at the end of the 77 DOGS on Friday evening, Pr Kayanja said witchcraft is everywhere, in Parliament and in the State House

Tanzania to publish 'list of gay people'

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 14:39
The country's deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla said on Twitter that the government was investigating "the homosexuality syndicate" and would arrest and prosecute those involved in the gay sex business

Intel hub set up in Uganda to fight shadowy rebel group

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 12:48
A string of bloody killings in which civilians have mostly been hacked to death around the town of Beni in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has left nearly 700 dead since 2014

NRM SG Todwong shoots self in the leg

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 11:33
Mr Tadwong was reportedly on his way to Gulu to check on his wife who had given birth when the incident happened

Uganda Athletics Federation awaits entries for corporate event

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
With the Team Uganda relay team selected after a repeat of the national qualifier yesterday, just about everything is in order for the host nation ahead of the IAAF World Cross-country Championships

Talking points from Rockets Open

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Last Saturday, the Rockets Open brought life to Lugogo Hockey Grounds, which had given way to concerts and football sessions sanctioned by National Council of Sports (NCS) over the last two months

How to survive a wedding

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
If you are single and there are people who have expectations on your life, you might need some pointers on how to cope at a friend’s wedding

Time to end the junk craze

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
I attended a ceremony recently and a number of things struck me. I saw a little boy, four or so years old. He was walking slowly and clumsily with a fully-fledged potbelly like an old man.

Living off her fashion passion

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Gloria Nalwoga decided to pursue her desire to make jewellery and set out to convince her parents she did not need an office job to be a success

Kivumbi, the blind artist

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
I got to know Ritah Kivumbi during a broadcast on a local TV station. I am moved by how Kivumbi paints a picture out of imagination

How self-defence can act as an excuse in a murder case

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
An accused person must convince court that he or she acted in self -defence when they murdered someone with some semblance of evidence

Reclaim that lost energy

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 02:00
Jamiru Mpiimu, nutritionist-dietitian at Victoria University Health Care Centre, says foods containing starch including bread, rice and sweet potatoes help in boosting one’s energy levels