US army offers cash for information on LRA rebels

By: James Owich

Kampala: The United States army is offering cash to former LRA fighers who can volunteer information that can lead to the capture of senior LRA commanders.

The Defence Reward for Information Programme …

Minister threatens to resign over gays Bill

By: CLEMENT ALUMA

MARACHA: State minister for Local Government Alex Onzima has threatened to resign from cabinet if President Museveni does not assent to the Anti-homosexuality bill.

Speaking during the installation of the Maracha archdeacon, …

Measles breaks out in Hoima

By: Francis Mugerwa

Hoima: Medical officials have confirmed the outbreak of a measles epidemic in Hoima District.

The district health office has registered 19 cases and many more residents are at risk of contracting the …

Police ban fuel hawking in Lwengo

By: Malik Fahad Jjingo

Lwengo: Police in Lwengo District have banned vending of fuel in Kyazanga Town Council. This follows rampant fire outbreaks in which more than 10 people have died and property worth millions …

100 survive drowning on L. Victoria

By: Henry Lubulwa

Kalangala: About 100 boat passengers survived drowning in Lake Victoria when an engine of a boat they were travelling in broke down.

The incident, which occurred on Tuesday, forced the passengers travelling …

Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital to get more funding

By: RAJAB MUKOMBOZI

Mbarara: The African Development Bank (ADB) has promised to commit funds for the second phase of the redevelopment of Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.

The ADB Resident Representative in Uganda, Mr Medjomo Coulibaly, …

Bukwo leaders protest Mt Elgon park evictions

By: Stephen Saik

Bukwo: Bukwo District council has petitioned government to compel Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to suspend further eviction of people who lived in Mt Elgon National Park and review the park’s boundaries. In …

Police gun down suspected thieves

By: ABUBAKER KIRUNDA

Jinja: One suspected thug was shot dead and six others arrested on Friday night when police in Njeru Town Council, working on a tip off from residents, caught them allegedly stealing electric …

97 schools in Lwengo closed over poor facilities

By: Malik Fahad Jjingo

Lwengo: Authorities in Lwengo District have ordered the closure of 97 schools for lacking the required minimum basic standards.

A January 28, 2014 letter, signed by the Chief Administrative Officer, Mr …

KHC blame pitch for Maseno woes

By: MAKHTUM MUZIRANSA

Kampala: A bad workman blames his tools, so goes an old adage. Kampala Hockey Club was not any different as players blamed the grass surface on which they competed in last weekend’s …

Pocket dictionary :Privacy glass

By: Jude Katende

What is a privacy glass? Why should cars have it, what is its purpose? Those are some of the questions that I know can come to mind when asked about this car …

I have ever dosed off while driving’

By: EDGAR R. BATTE

Briefly introduce yourself. My name is Wilberforce Mpiima but most people know me as DJ Wilbur. I am 34 years old. I have been on radio since 2000. I started out …