Landslides displace more people

More people have been displaced by landslides in Bududa district. The landslide that resulted from last evening’s down pour has affected 193 households in Bumayoka Sub County. According to the district Chairman John Baptist Nambeshe, the affected families have been asked to converge at the district headquarters where the distribution of tents is to take …

Another landslide hits Bududa

Another land slide has hit Bududa district in Eastern Uganda. The landslide that resulted from a heavy down pour this afternoon has left an estimated 8000 people affected. According to the district chairman John Baptist Nambeshe, the most affected parishes are Namirumba and Matua in Bushiyi sub-county. The Red Cross Secretary General Micheal Nataka says …

Mufti Mubajje calls for peace

The call for peace is today’s Eid message from the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadha Mubajje. Speaking at Eid-El-Fitr prayers held at the National Mosque at Old Kampala today, Sheikh Mubajje urged Muslims to promote peace and the same time pray for countries currently embroiled in war. He further called on the faithful to …

Partial operations resume at JKIA

Domestic and cargo flights have resumed at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport following an early morning fire that destroyed the airport’s international arrivals hall. The fire is said to have broken out at around 5am causing the airport to be closed, while all departures were cancelled and flights diverted to other airports. In a statement, …

Its Eid Day tomorrow

Muslims will tomorrow celebrate Eid Elfitri. This has been confirmed by the Director Shariah at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Sheik Rajab Kakoza. Meanwhile more and more calls are being resounded for the muslims to maintain all the dos and don’ts of the holy month even after the 30 days of Ramadhan. The Imam of …