Residents of Nkokonjeru town council in Buikwe district have raised concern over poor solid waste management and sewage disposal. This they say is putting their lives at risk. The town is characterized with littered heaps of garbage, human excreta in polythene bags, old dilapidated pit latrines and animals loitering through the town.
The situation is worse in the areas of Namaliiri, Kigulu, Mulajje and Nkokonjeru Central, one is welcomed by a stench from the decomposing waste from heaps of garbage with a swarm of flies.
But because of the poor garbage collection and disposal of solid waste, the public is accusing leaders for taking too long to respond to the garbage crisis.
While they blame the leaders, many traders and town dwellers do not empty their already filled up pit latri...
Kabaka Ronald Mutebi echoed this while opening the two-day conference of Buganda Bumu North America, Kabaka Mutebi noted that once Technology is effectively embraced it can lead to development, but that if not it can lead into trouble.
“Many of Buganda’s enemies are using social media platforms to tarnish the Kingdom’s glory. Let us not give them time and space,” Kabaka advised.
The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi ll has asked his subjects to be careful when using technology and social media platforms.
Kabaka added that through his research, he has been able to establish that some Baganda are providing a platform for the baseless allegations being spread by the enemies.
He applauded the organizers for selecting a theme rotating around Technology which he said wa...
The decision was made on Wednesday morning, sources said, after Zidane had asked the club for a few days to consider his future.
In recent months, Zidane had refused to commit to remaining in the job next season, leading to widespread speculation that he was planning to leave.
"You might think I walk away from responsibility or leave when things get complicated, but no, never," Zidane said on May 15 when pushed on his future.
Financial restrictions saw the club decide not to spend on new signings last summer, and the start to this campaign proved more difficult both domestically and in Europe.
In La Liga, Madrid suffered an embarrassing 1-0 loss to newly promoted Cadiz in October, and were beaten 4-1 by Valencia and 2-1 at home to Alaves in November.
In January, the former ...
The over speeding police patrol Knocked Emmanuel Walubengo. A police officer attached to Elegu police station in Amuru district has died after falling off a speeding patrol vehicle.
The incident happened in Labongo Gali trading centre along Amuru road in Amuru sub county as the vehicle attached to the Field Force Unit (FFU) registration number UP 5769 was returning to Elegu police station.
Walubengo was part of the team that had transported suspects from Elegu police station to Amuru Magistrates in Otwee town council aboard the same vehicle.
Eye witnesses revealed that the speeding ill-fated car lost control after hitting a pothole but in the process of trying to regain control of the vehicle, PC Walubengo fell off and died on the spot.
The Aswa River region police spokespers...
Erias Lukwago sounded a warning on Wednesday afternoon after his swearing in ceremony, held at the City Hall.
In his speech, Lukwago said he expects interference from the president just like in the previous two terms, President Museveni should respect me as an elected leader.
Lukwaago was first elected as Kampala Lord Mayor in 2011 has had a troubled time, especially during his first term in office when in November 2013 as he was impeached by councilors after a tribunal found him guilty of incompetence and abuse of office and he was he stayed out of office for three years.
Lukwago asked the central government headed by President Museveni to support KCCA in all ways including adequate funding other than sabotaging them.
He however asked government to increase the KCCA budget fr...
It was a delightful moment as Fortebet closed the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) with its dear customers in the Ishaka, Kabwohe, Butare, Kinoni, Kyazanga, Katerera and Nyakasharu. Fortebet decided to spend time with its customers on the last day as teams were fighting to find the final places on the table. Fortebet team, led by the company’s media manager, John Nanyumba together with the resident team used this opportunity to interact with their clients that decided to make Fortebet their number one betting company. For this reason, Fortebet in return thanked them by giving them rewards like Fortebet; wristbands, pens, Tshirtsand favourite European teams’ jerseys. Fortebet also gave out prime gifts; Techno F1 phones to lucky customers.
Butare operator handing over the phone to ...
AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SPEAKER EMERITUS, RT HON. REBECCA KADAGA FROM THE GREAT MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON.
Greetings from the great mountains of Rwenzori.
I know this letter is not going to find you in good and sober moods, but please amidst whatever you are going through find some energy to not only read it but also contemplate about it.
Our great ancestors left for us the following words of wisdom "Isiwakuliraya enzoka yomo kyibo"
Loosely translated as, never feed a young snake from your own basket because when it grows, it surely bites you.
On Sunday, your NRM party decided to throw you into the political dustbins of Uganda when they support Hon. Jacob Oulanyah for the position of speaker of the 11th parliament.
Your crime was that the NRM "god" lost in Busoga in the Januar...
Members of Parliament have already converged at parliament as they wait for the buses to carry them to Kololo airstrip, where the voting process will take place.
min buses to take mps to kololo
Voting starts at 10.am in the special parliament seating and voting will be presided over by Uganda's chief justice Alfonso Owiny Dollo.
Later, the elected speaker will preside over the voting process of the deputy speaker.
Meanwhile Kadaga, while speaking to the press yesterday at Africana Hotel in Kampala, confirmed that she will be on the ballot as an independent.
“I was not given the opportunity to present myself in CEC. I have been a fighter of women’s rights and the ordinary people reason I was pushed out,” Kadaga revealed.
Rebecca Kadaga has appealed to the ordinary people ...
Mpata police post in Mukono District have detained an enraged Robinah Nakaye accused of cutting off the hand of Robinah Nakaye's hand the side dish to her Husband Ronald Mukyana.
The incident occurred on Saturday midnight when Ronald Mukyana and Ndilimaana Jackline were allegedly attacked with a panga and cut Jackline several times accusing her for having an affair with her husband.
In the scuffle Ndilimaana was cut in the head, chest, leg and her hand was chopped off while the man sustained injuries but managed to escape to an unknown place.
The victim's (Ndilimaana) husband is currently in police custody on charges of threatening violence against her mother, and this prompted Mukyana to utilise the chance to fall in love.
The furious woman was said to be extremely ...
By Daniel Hasabubwenje
“This case will make people to lose confidence in the judicial system where they will now resort to jungle law to resolve disputes. This will increase socio-economic insecurity due to the absence of the rule of law. The Bankers actions will frustrate Uganda's efforts to attain Middle income status which must be supported by a robust commercial justice system which we now lack”.
Ham Enterprise (the company) had banked with Diamond Trust Bank for close to 15 years, they carried out an audit in 2019 on their accounts where it was revealed that the Bank had unlawfully without their knowledge or consent within a period of 10 years excessively withdrawn their accounts to a tune of 34 billion shillings and 23 million USD.
On the 16th November 2019 they wrote to Di...