Kibaale Women Benefit from Sh109 UWEP Funds

By George Tinka Fourteen women groups under Uganda Women Entrepreneurship Program (UWEP) in Kibaale district have benefitted from over 109 million shillings approved in the financial year 2019-20 to eradicate poverty amongst... Read more »

Muslim Leaders in Hoima Urged to Play Greater Role in Development

By Leilah Bbaale Muslim leaders under Bunyoro Muslim District have been urged to help transform the society to fast track development through strategic planning. The call was made on Sunday by Yunus... Read more »

Bunyoro Authorities Overwhelmed by High Pupils’ Numbers

By URN Education authorities in the Bunyoro sub-region are bothered by the overwhelming numbers of pupils who have turned up for lessons especially in government-aided primary schools. Several schools in the Bunyoro... Read more »

Kikuube Man Arrested for Defiling 9-Year-Old Minor

By Flavia Ajok Police in Kikuube district has in custody a 52-year-old man on allegations of aggravated sexual assault of a nine-year-old minor. The suspect is Milton Sunday, a resident of Nyairongo... Read more »

BUWODEN to Train Over 500 Youth in Bunyoro in Human Rights, Skills Development

By Peter Abanabasazi Bunyoro Women Development Network (BUWODEN) in partnership with Strategic Smart Partnership and UNIFREIGHT has launched a campaign aimed at empowering female youth to be able to tap in the... Read more »

Police Investigate Theft of Government Property at Kagadi Hospital

By George Tinka Police in Kagadi is investigating the theft and sale of government property belonging to Kagadi general government hospital. This after reports that a section of hospital staff connive with... Read more »

18-Year-Old Kakumiro Girl Accuses Uncle of Incest, Procuring Abortion

By George Tinka An 18-year-old girl in Kakumiro district is accusing her maternal uncle of incest and procuring abortion. The victim who name has been withheld is a resident of Kihanga village... Read more »

Hoima Private Schools Prepare to Re-open

By Flavia Ajok As schools plan to re-open on Monday next week, a number of teachers in private schools are likely not to return to work, two years after missing their daily... Read more »

Labour Ministry, NSSF Assure Workers of Accelerated Midterm Access to Savings

By Leilah Bbaale The National Social Security Fund -NSSF together with the Ministry of Gender have pledged to expedite a statutory instrument that will ease access to savings by Ugandan workers. The... Read more »

Two Fishermen Drown in Lake Albert

By George Tinka Two fishermen have died in the Lake Albert waters in Hoima district after their boat capsized. The incident happened at Kyamwana village, Kibiro landing site in Hoima District on... Read more »