Category «National News»

Government links Wakiso murders to witchcraft

By Samuel Ssebuliba The Ministry of Internal Affairs has this afternoon released a formal report on the Wakiso murders linking most of them to ritual purposes. While presenting the report before parliament, the internal affairs minister Gen Jeje Odong said eight of nine Nansana murders were linked to rituals. He said that after thorough investigations, …

Landslides claim three in Kisoro

By Samuel Ssebuliba Three people including an old woman are confirmed to have died after massive landslides hit Mburabuturo village, Gisorora parish in Kisoro district. According to Elly Matte the Kigezi region police spokesperson, this incident followed a heavy down pour that affected the whole of Kigezi region. He says the identities of the deceased …

National theater not up for sale – PS Bigirimana

By Ritah Kemigisa: The national theatre is not up for sale but rather is being renovated to extract more revenue for the economy by pulling more artists to perform and utilize the facility. The remark has been made by the permanent secretary to the Ministry of Gender Pius Bigirimana while addressing journalists at the Media …

Evacuation needed for mudslide prone places

By Ritah Kemigisa: The opposition Uganda People‚Äôs Congress has advised the ministry of refugees and disaster preparedness to consider evacuation of people living in all mudslide prone areas not only in Sironko and Bududa districts but in other parts of the country as well. Yesterday, the Uganda National Metrological Authority warned of possible landslides in …