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Police SACCO directed to stop compulsory deductions

February 14, 2024    By Uziah

By News Desk Parliament has directed the Uganda Police Forces’ Exodus Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) to stop mandatory deduction of personnel salaries as savings. The Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs discovered that the SACCO’s management is violating the Cooperatives Societies Act by denying them the option of voluntary... Read More

Kisoro district, Bunagana towncouncil crash over Maziba farm land

February 14, 2024    By Uziah

Story by Mbabazi Vanansio Kakogoso Kisoro district council is embroiled in a dispute with Bunagana town council over Maziba Demonstration farm land, along Kisoro-Bunagana road. The Land in question is a seven acre land located in Maziba cell Bunagana town council. The locals say that their grandfather gave the said... Read More

Kabale District Chairman Nshangabasheija advocates for Compensation before Wetland Evictions

February 14, 2024    By Uziah

Story by Naboth Isaac Niwagaba The Kabale District LC.5 Chairman Nelson Nshangabasheija has asked Government to consider compensating people whose livelihoods will be affected following the Presidential directive to evict them from wetlands. In October last year, President Museveni issued an executive order, directing Authorities to ensure that wetland encroachers... Read More

Rukiga: 40 year old man killed in an accident

February 14, 2024    By Uziah

Story by Mbabazi Vanansio Kakogoso Police in Rukiga district are investigating circumstances under which a 40 year old man was knocked dead by unidentified vehicle. The incident occurred on Tuesday at around 4:00pm in Rubogo village, Kibanda parish Kamwezi sub county Rukiga district. The deceased has been identified as Amos... Read More

Govt drops charges for regular renewal of National IDs

February 14, 2024    By Uziah

By News desk Citizens will be spared from paying Shs50,000 to renew their National Identity Cards (IDs) save for those interested in express service, Members of Parliament (MPs) have been assured. The assurance was made by the Minister of State for Internal Affairs, Gen. David Muhoozi in a statement to... Read More

Grief as baby is struck dead by lightening in Kabale

February 7, 2024    By Uziah

By Mbabazi Vanansio Kakogoso Shock has gripped residents of Nyakiharo village in Southern Division of Kabale Municipality, after a one year and eight month child was struck dead by lightning. The deceased has been identified as Paul Ahebwa, a son to Jackline Matsiko.  According to Matsiko, she received a phone... Read More

LoP Ssenyonyi roots for more funding for Government schools

February 7, 2024    By Uziah

By News desk The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, (LoP), Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi, has called on the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to increase the capitation grant for government-aided primary schools, saying the current Shs20,000 per pupil per annum is insufficient. The capitation grant to Universal Primary... Read More

Kisoro RDC warns money-lenders against seizing people’s property

January 25, 2024    By Uziah

Story by Mbabazi Vanansio Kakogoso The Kisoro Resident District Commissioner Hajji Badru Ssebyala has vowed to arrest money lenders who are confiscating property from locals. Ssebyala says that his office has registered various cases involving money lenders who have confiscated people’s property on claims that they have defaulted on the... Read More

Kigezi registers 13 murder cases in 20 days of January

January 22, 2024    By Uziah

STORY BY MBABAZI VANANASIO KAKOGOSO Police in Kigezi sub region has registered 13 murder cases in the first 20 days of January this year. On 20th January this year, a body of Living  Aryatwijuka  aged 40, catechist of Rubira church of uganda, a resident of Katookye cell, Kigata parish, Kyanamira... Read More