First batch of Emyooga fund received by carpentry Sacco in Katwe.

A Carpentry Sacco in Katwe Kabatoro town council in Busongora county south, Kasese district is among a few selected groups that yesterday received the first batch of Ten Million shillings under Emyooga fund. Receiving the cheque at one stop centre Read More ...

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A man in his thirties killed in Kasese district.

A man in his late thirties was reportedly killed this morning in Nkunyu two village, Munkunyu sub-county Kasese district on allegation of stealing Vanilla Pods. No official statement yet from police, but a resident in the area Mr. Modesto Kyangwesa Read More ...

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Six Congolese arrested over illegal entry into Uganda.

Six Congolese nationals have been arrested over illegal entry into Uganda, the Kasese deputy RDC Mr. Joshua Masereka has said The Congolese were picked from the sub counties of Kitholhu and Karambi. Masereka says preliminary information indicates that they entered Read More ...

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All judges may be called upon to hear election petitions; 127 on standby.

Judges in all courts across the country are to put aside all they have been handling and give attention to disputes that may arise from the forth-coming elections. Speaking to Journalists in Kampala yesterday, Jamson Karemani, the Judiciary Spokesperson, said when it Read More ...

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Police distributes new motorcycles for elections in Kampala.

The Uganda Police force has distributed 96 motorcycles to all its eighteen divisions in Kampala metropolitan area ahead of Thursday’s elections. The motorcycles are intended to enable swift response to election-related violence that may arise during or after the polling Read More ...

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Prior to general elections in Uganda, Bishops call on gov’t to act justly.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA In preparation for the general elections in Uganda scheduled for Thursday, January 14, Catholic Bishops have called on the government and all citizens to shun evil and act justly towards a peaceful and credible elections. Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Bishop Banzi laid to Rest in Tanga.

Pascal Mwanache Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Kassim Majaliwa has called on Tanzanians to honor the legacy of Late Bishop Anthony Banzi, whose pastoral services were marked by humility. He made the comments during the burial ceremony Read More ...

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SECAM: President Calls for the Spirit of Solidarity and Care in 2021.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the New Year 2021 begins, President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has called on all people to develop the spirit of unity and togetherness so as to be Read More ...

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Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of His Eminence John Cardinal Njue.

Rose Achiego The Holy Father Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of John cardinal Njue as the Archbishop of Nairobi. At the same time, he has appointed Nairobi Auxiliary Bishop Rt. Rev. David Kamau as the Apostolic Administrator of Nairobi Read More ...

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EC calls upon voters to uphold the principle of secret ballot.

The Electoral Commission calls upon voters to uphold the principle of secret ballot which is stipulated in the 2021 election guidelines. It is stipulated in the Electoral Commission voter education handbook that “while voting is done in the open; marking Read More ...

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About 132 Rwenzoruru Kingdom royal guards released.

The Rwenzururu Kingdom is yet to receive today about one hundred thirty two suspects of the 2016 Obuhikira palace attack after they were released yesterday(08th.January.2021). No official formal statements yet from the Rwenzururu Kingdom leadership though the institutional Prime Minister Read More ...

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Former Bukonzo east MP Yakasi Bihandi released on police bond.

The Former Member of Parliament for Bukonzo East constituency Hon. Yokasi Bwambale Bihande has been released on Police bond from Bundibugyo police station in Bundibugyo district. Addressing the media shortly after his release, Hon. Bihande said he was arrested at Read More ...

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Muslims to hold special prayers for peaceful elections.

Muslim will hold special prayers for peaceful elections nationwide tomorrow. A circular issued by the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC Secretary-General, Hajji Ramathan Mugalu shows that the Office of the Mufti has dedicated Friday for Muslims to beseech Allah‘s divine intervention Read More ...

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Gov’t should expedite on releasing Omusinga-Ms. Juliet.

Just a few days to presidential and parliamentary elections, Ms. Juliet Masika alias Mama Nyadaphine, a resident of Kyalhumba town council in Kasese district has asked government to expedite the process of releasing Rwenzururu king and Royal guards as earlier Read More ...

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Clear bank accounts of non-government organizations-Civil Society.

Civil Society Organizations are asking the government to clear bank accounts of non-government organizations that were frozen close to a month ago. The frozen accounts were of the National NGO Forum, a membership organization with over 650 organizations and Uganda Women’s Network Read More ...

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BYABAKAMA: Voters will not be allowed to witness vote counting.

Voters will not be allowed to witness the counting of votes at polling stations due to COVID-19 standard Operating Procedures. This is according to the Electoral Commission. Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission Chairperson who was speaking at the ceremony to Read More ...

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Opposition form joint tally Centre for next week’s poll.

Opposition political parties and camps taking part in the presidential race have resolved to set up a joint oversight platform, technology and resources to ensure that their vote is protected across the country come January 14th. Under their Unity in Read More ...

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Georgia Senate runoff elections: how they work and why they matter.

The US state of Georgia is going to the polls for a second-round vote that will decide whether President-elect Joe Biden’s Democrats control the Senate. Mr. Biden’s party needs to win both seats in the state’s runoffs to gain full Read More ...

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Kamasasa P. Sch has been donated with a borehole worth ugx 14M.

Karambi Group of persons with disabilities in Kasese district has donated one borehole worth over fourteen million shillings to Kamasasa primary school in Karambi sub-county. The organization executive director Mr. Josephat Muhindo said the borehole is meant to promote inclusive Read More ...

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30 billion available for cattle compensation – Museveni.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has revealed that government has secured UGX. 30 billion for cattle compensation in Acholi, Lango and Teso sub regions. Museveni, who is also the NRM Presidential candidate said that each of the three sub regions will Read More ...

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Covid: New lockdowns for England and Scotland ahead of ‘hardest weeks’.

Everyone in England must stay at home except for permitted reasons during a new coronavirus lockdown expected to last until mid-February, the PM says. All schools and colleges will close to most pupils and switch to remote learning from today. Read More ...

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FDC presidential candidate is expected in Kasese district.

The FDC presidential candidate Eng. Patrick Amuriat Oboi is expected in Kasese district this morning(05th.January.2021) ahead of his campaign trail, the Kasese district FDC Chairperson Mr. Saulo Maate has said. Addressing a press conference last evening at the FDC offices Read More ...

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His worship Kabyanga on importance of schools to students.

The mayor for Kasese municipality His worship Godefry Kabyanga has said proprietors of schools have an important role to play in protecting and supervising finalists and candidates that are expected to report back to school on January 18 this month. Read More ...

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Former ADF rebels undergoing tech and skills training in Kasese.

Former fighters of the Allied Democratic Forces –ADF in Kasese district are undergoing technology and skills development training lessons, thanks to the Amnesty Commission. The three-day training taking place at Nadir preparatory school in Mumbuzi cell, Nyamwamba division has attracted Read More ...

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KENYA: KCCB General secretary calls on local church to support Bishops.

Rose Achiego AndeAfter seven years of service as the General Secretary of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Rono has called on the local Church to be supportive to the Bishops especially in their various Read More ...

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KENYA: “Catechesis is evangelization work entrusted to the whole church,” Prelate Says.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA During an online session convened by the Kenya-based Daughters of St. Paul (FSP) congregation on the launch of New Directory for Catechesis, Bishop Emeritus Rodrigo Mejía has emphasized on catechesis as a collective work of evangelization Read More ...

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KENYA: “Sensitize and Educate the People on the Real Threats of Covid,”

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Interfaith Council for National Response to Corona Virus Pandemic, has asked the Religious leaders in Kenya to take the initiative and offer Covid civic education in places of worship to enlighten the people on Read More ...

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MALAWI: PMS Malawi cancels celebration of the missionary day for children.

By Demetria Banda The National Director for Pontifical Missionary Societies (PMS) Fr Vincent Mwakhwawa says they have cancelled the national celebrations of the World Missionary Day for Children which was scheduled for Epiphany Sunday of the Lord, 4th of January 2021, Read More ...

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Hon. Centenary & Ntabose’ supporters exchanged blows in Kasese.

Drama ensued yesterday in Railway ward Kasese Municipality when supporters of the incumbent MP for Kasese Municipality Hon.Robert Centenary reportedly exchanged blows with those belonging to the FDC flag bearer Hon.Gideon Sanyu Ntabose.   Hon.Centenary who was rushed to Bishop Read More ...

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Hon. Tony pledges to support over 1000 youths in his constituency.

The Member of Parliament for Bukonzo county East Hon. Harold Tonny Muhindo has pledged to support over one thousand youths with start-up capital if re-elected into parliament. Addressing his on going home to home campaign meetings in Kinyamaseke town council Read More ...

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Police officers decry poor state of pit latrines in Naguru barracks.

Policemen and women as well as civilians living in Naguru police barracks are unhappy about poor state of pit latrines. A number of police officers who spoke to journalists on condition of anonymity said roofs on most of the latrines Read More ...

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All voters to get Voter Location Slips.

With about two weeks to the elections, the Electoral Commission is set to issue Voter Location Slips to voters across the country to enable them to locate their respective polling stations on polling day. The Voter Location Slips will be Read More ...

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Kiyonga has strongly warned people against hate speech.

The Former minister for defense Dr. Chrispus Kiyonga has strongly warned people against hate speech targeting his candidature ahead of Jan.14th 2021 polls. Addressing Mourners yesterday(01st.January.2021) at All Saints Kighando COU parish in Bwera Archdeaconry in Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council Read More ...

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Uganda: Ex-deputy premier dies due to COVID-19

The former Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda, Paul Etiang has died of COVID-19.  He died at International Hospital Kampala in the wee hours of New Year’s morning, according to MP Fredrick Angura of Tororo South.  He explained that the former Read More ...

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Ugandan youths cautioned against acts of violence-Bishop Erdard Nsubuga.

The Bishop of Luwero Diocese Eridard Nsubuga has appealed to youths to restrain themselves from acts of violence in the coming general elections. Yesterday, Christians from Luwero Diocese attended services in Churches in which they thanked God for the year Read More ...

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Millions of faithfuls will not usher in 2021 in Churches.

This year, millions of faithfuls will not usher in 2021 in Churches as before due to COVID-19 restrictions. Reports indicate that most Pentecostal Churches that hold big gatherings in open places will have celebrations of the New year’s eve today(31st.December.2020) Read More ...

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Hundreds of SPCs are ready for duty ahead general elections.

Meanwhile, Hundreds of Special Police constables yesterday(30th.December.2020) dressed in Military fatigue to begin duty ahead of the General elections next year. The Rwenzori East Regional Police commander, SP Asiimwe Samuel confirmed the information and said the recently passed out SPCs Read More ...

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Ntaboose describes how hard Virtual political campaigns are.

The Kasese Municipality MP seat FDC aspirant, Hon. Gideon Ntaboose has described as hard the Virtual political campaigns which he said make it hard for political aspirants to meet the required number of the community members. In an interview with Read More ...

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Kasese Deputy RDC has called for vigilance among community members.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has called for vigilance among the community members now that the Eastern DRC is not secure over militia attacks on the local population. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio yesterday, Mr. Joshua who said Read More ...

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Moses Ali replaces late Kivejinja on IUIU council.

The First Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Moses Ali has replaced the late Kirunda Kivejinja as the government representative on the Islamic University in Uganda council. Kivejinja who died two weeks ago has been serving on the University Council as Vice-Chairperson Read More ...

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Kiruhura candidate has one leg in NRM, another in NUP.

After several meetings with the National Resistance Movement leaders in Kiruhura district, Jonan Mugizi, the National Unity Platform candidate in the district, made two concessions: to appreciate the NRM candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as a good leader and never to Read More ...

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Coronavirus: ‘No liquor in teapots’, South Africa’s restaurants warned.

South Africa’s police minister has warned restaurants not to hide alcohol in teapots to try and get around a fresh ban on the sale of liquor. President Cyril Ramaphosa said “reckless behaviour” caused by drinking increased the risk of spreading Read More ...

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What is going on about Ntabbose?

The truck carrying the public address sound system for Mr. Gideon Ntaboose, the Kasese Municipal FDC Flag bearer for the MP seat was last evening impounded by police over reasons to be known soon. The Rwenzori East Regional Police commander, Read More ...

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There is a real chance of another, more serious pandemic-WHO has warned.

Senior officials of the World Health Organization have warned that there is a real chance of another, more serious pandemic spreading across the world, in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the final World Health Organization COVID-19 press conference Read More ...

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Joe Biden: ‘Enormous damage’ to US security agencies by Trump.

Agencies critical to US security have suffered “enormous damage” at the hands of the Trump administration, US President-elect Joe Biden has said. Mr Biden said his team was not getting the information it needed, including from the Department of Defense, Read More ...

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FDC Flag bearers have declared 14 days of intensive vote mobilization.

FDC Flag bearers in Kasese Municipality have declared fourteen days of intensive vote mobilization aimed at traversing votes to their success in the forthcoming General elections. Addressing the media last evening, the FDC Flag bearer for the Kasese Municipal MP Read More ...

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How can couples live a better life?

Young mothers who benefited from Help Initiative for Development-Uganda, a Community Based Organization targeting the welfare of vulnerable young mothers have called for plans to task their husbands for their welfare if they were to live a better life. Speaking Read More ...

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UPDF soldier who shot dead 3 civilians in Rubirizi has been arrested.

A suspected armed UPDF officer who reportedly shot dead three civilians and injured other three in Rubirizi district has been arrested in a joint security operation backed by the locals. Kasese Guide radio is yet to get an official comment Read More ...

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At least 7 killed in knife attack in northeastern China.

At least seven people have been killed by a knife-wielding attacker in north-eastern China, media reports say. Another seven people were reported wounded in the mass stabbing, which took place in Kaiyuan, a small city in Liaoning province. Police have Read More ...

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Tears in NUP Camp as Bobi Wine bodyguard Francis Senteza Kalibala dies.

Mathias Mpuuga, the National Unity Platform –NUP Deputy President in charge of the Central region, has announced the death Francis Senteza Kalibbala, who has been a member of Robert Kyagulanyi’s immediate security team. The bodyguard was yesterday pronounced dead soon Read More ...

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Battles btn Police & Joneni’s supporters after halting their soccer in Kitswamba.

There were reported running battles yesterday in Kitswamba sub-county in Kasese district between police and supporters of Mr. Joneni Bwambale Bamwenda after his soccer and net ball tournaments were halted midway for not observing the Standard operation Procedures.    According Read More ...

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Pope Francis donates needed Covid-19 test kits to Gaza Strip.

Pope Francis has donated four thousand Covid-19 test kits to the homeless and the poor in Rome as their Christmas gift. The swab kits were donated to the Holy Father from Slovakia. The initiative led by the Office of Papal Read More ...

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Kabyanga on suspending Presidential political campaigns.

The Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga has described as loose talk for anybody in Kasese to say that government was in panic to suspend Presidential Political campaigns in most districts affected by Corona, including Kasese. Speaking to Kasese Read More ...

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Uganda: Human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo arrested.

Mr. Nicholas Opiyo, a human rights lawyer based in Kampala was yesterday arrested by plain cloth security men, his team confirmed last evening of (22nd.December.2020).  He represents the Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) whose accounts were blocked by security last week on Read More ...

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Be security conscious in this festive season-Chance Kahindo.

The Kisinga subcounty local council three chairperson, Mr. Chance Kahindo has warned his electorates to be security conscious as criminality especially theft tend to increase during the festive season. While speaking to Kasese guide radio last evening in Kasese town, Read More ...

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COVID-19: Museveni makes passionate plea to Ugandans.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has made a passionate plea to Ugandans not to become complacent in the fight against COVID-19 and urged them to strictly follow the Ministry of Health guidelines as the country is hopeful for a vaccine. The Read More ...

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Covid: US President-elect Joe Biden gets vaccine live on TV.

President-elect Joe Biden has received his first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, saying he was getting the jab to show Americans it is safe to take. Mr. Biden joins a growing number of political leaders getting the jab, including Read More ...

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Mr. Saulo Maate decried unemployment among the youth.

Kasese district FDC Chairperson Mr. Saulo Maate has decried unemployment among the youth in the district. Addressing a campaign rally for FDC flag bearers at Kidodo trading center in central division Kasese Municipality yesterday, Mr. Saulo said he expected the Read More ...

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Government relocates over 1500 Kasese flood victims.

Kasese District local government working with the Office of the prime minster has temporarily resettled more than 1500 persons who were displaced by the floods and landslides to Muhokya Sub County. In May up to 1,500 people were displaced when Read More ...

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Transport fares hiked as Christmas draws close.

Transport fares to all upcountry destinations have increased as the festive season draws close. In most of the bus terminals and taxi parks visited by reporters yesterday, the transport fares have almost doubled to what was being charged prior to Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Religious leaders in Tanzania celebrate 75 years of the UN.

Sarah Pelaji Religious leaders  under the umbrella of interfaith Tanzania which comprises National Muslim Council of Tanzania (BAKWATA), Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT) and Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC) have celebrated the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) on December Read More ...

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UGANDA: Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo Laid to rest

By Fr. Philip Odii A somber mood filled the air as thousands of people gathered at Uganda Martyrs Cathedral Parish Nyangole in the Archdiocese of Tororo, Uganda, to pay their last respects to Archbishop Emeritus James Odongo on Wednesday, December Read More ...

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MALAWI: Archdiocese of Blantyre YCW Donates to the Elderly in Mwanza

Edgar Temwanani Nyirenda Young Christian Workers (YCW) in the Archdiocese of Blantyre on Sunday, 13th December 2020 conducted a charity work at St Paul’s (Mwanza) Parish where they donated clothes and sanitisers to the elderly. Speaking after receiving the donation, one Read More ...

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VATICAN: Permits Priests to Say Up to Four Masses on Christmas Day

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Following Covid- 19 pandemic that has restricted the number of congregants to physically attend Mass, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has published a decree granting priests permission to celebrate Read More ...

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100 year old woman raped by unknown man.

Reports reaching Kasese Guide Radio last evening indicate that 100 year old woman was reportedly raped by unknown man in Kanyabusogha village, Kitabu Sub County in Kasese district. No official comment from police but the Village Health team leader in Read More ...

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2nd Deputy Prime Minister, Kivejinja was laid to rest.

The late Second Deputy Prime Minister, Ali Kirunda Kivejinja, was laid to rest in Bugweri district yesterday (20th.December.2020), a day after succumbing to COVID-19 at the age of 85. At a burial ceremony that brought together a host of politicians, Read More ...

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Judiciary reshuffles 73 officers.

73 judicial officials have been reshuffled to improve service delivery.  Among those reshuffled include Registrars, Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, Chief Magistrates and Magistrates grade one.  Jameson Karemani, the Judiciary Public Relations officer says that the change comes after it was Read More ...

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Government lifts ban on entertainment concerts.

Music promoters and concert organizers have defiantly responded to the ban released by police warning to arrest whoever is intending to participate in parties organized in the Christmas festive season and said they will continue with their programs and organize. Read More ...

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More about newly appointed deputy IGP; Maj Gen Paul Lokech.

The Newly appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major General Paul Lokech yesterday appeared before Parliament’s appointment committee after he was appointed by President Museveni tp replace Major General Muzeyi Sabiiti. Gen. Loketch comes to the helm of Police leadership Read More ...

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Italy announces Christmas and New Year lockdown.

Italy has ordered a nationwide lockdown over much of the Christmas and New Year period in an effort to combat a rise in coronavirus cases. The country will be under “red-zone” restrictions over the public holidays, with non-essential shops, restaurants Read More ...

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FDC members in Kamaiba hailed NRM candidate Ferigo.

A group of 28 FDC members from Kamaiba main cell of Kiteso in Kasese Municipality have allegedly teamed up against their party to canvass support for the NRM parliamentary candidate, Ferigo Kambale. Mr. Samuel Thembo Syahungene, the team leaders and Read More ...

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KIIMA Foods rewarded it’s grandaunts with startup tools.

Over ten graduates supported by KIIMA Foods under their green college initiative project in Kisinga sub-county, Kasese district yesterday received startup tools from the organization. Presiding over the official handover at Kisinga Sub-county Headquarters, the chairperson LC 3 Mr. Chance Read More ...

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St. Peters Kiyonzo Cathlic Church in Kasese is now a Sub-parish.

St. Peters Kiyonzo Roman Catholic Church in St. Francis Kyabikere parish, diocese of Kasese has been promoted from Ameer church to sub-parish with a call on Believers in Christ to always strive for the Kingdom of Heaven through prayer, and Read More ...

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Late Jethro Mbayahi Bwambale was laid to rest.

The Body of the Former Kasese district Chairperson Late Jethro Mbayahi Bwambale 70 was yesterday(17th.November.2020) laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kamuruli village in Kisinga Sub County, Kasese district with a call on mourners to live an exemplary Read More ...

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Electoral Commission to recruit over 900 tally clerks.

The Electoral Commission is set to recruit over 962 district tally clerks ahead of the January 2021 general elections. In a job advert published yesterday, the Electoral Commission indicated that the district tally clerks on the polling day assist in Read More ...

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Karsandara S/C residents will soon receive their land tittles-Baryomunsi.

The government is in the final stages of processing land titles to residents of Karusandara Sub County, Kasese District, according to the State Minister for Housing Chris Baryomunsi.  Karusandara sub-county was created in 1989. It is mainly occupied by members Read More ...

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2nd Kasese district C/P, Mzee Mbayahi is dead.

Reports reaching Kasese guide radio this morning indicate that the second Kasese district Chairperson Mzee Jethro Bwambale Mbayahi has died at Kirudu hospital Kampala, the Kasese district woman MP Hon. Kiiza Winfred has confirmed. Speaking to Kasese guide radio, Hon. Read More ...

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Museveni on annual revenue statistics while in Kasese.

Uganda is collecting two hundred ten billion shillings revenue annually compared to 1986 where over five billion was realized, President Yoweri Museveni has said. Museveni attributed the increased revenue to peace and security that has attracted attention of investors into Read More ...

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Doctors urges Gov’t for another national lockdown.

Doctors are calling upon the government to re-institute another national lockdown as a means to curb the spread of COVID-19 over Christmas holidays. According to doctors under the Uganda Medical Association (UMA), cases of COVID-19 are set to increase due Read More ...

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Deputy Chief administrative officer Lwengo district, Asuman was laid to rest.

The Body of Late Asuman Bwambale Moses the Deputy Chief administrative officer Lwengo district was yesterday(16th.November.2020) laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kirembo village in Kisinga Sub county, Kasese district. While addressing mourners at the burial ceremony, the Read More ...

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Vote for leaders ready to serve your interests- Florence.

The FDC Flag bearer for Kasese District woman Member of Parliament, Ms Florence Kabugho has urged people to focus on voting leaders ready to serve their interests. Ms. Florence observed that many people want leadership positions to gain prominence and Read More ...

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‘Democracy prevailed,’ Biden says after US Electoral College confirms his win.

Joe Biden has said the will of the people prevailed after his presidential election victory was confirmed by the US Electoral College. In a speech after the announcement, he said the US democracy had been pushed, tested, threatened and proved Read More ...

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FDC’s barefoot candidates are exposing infections to themselves-Experts.

Politicians who have resorted to walking barefoot to make political statements are exposing themselves to several infections, according to health experts. Forum for Democratic Change – FDC party presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat arrived barefoot at the nomination center after Read More ...

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I won’t retire until I identify a useful person to lead Uganda- Museveni.

President Yoweri Museveni who is also the NRM presidential candidate has scoffed at opposition politicians who are asking him to leave power, saying they failed on missions he sent them. Speaking during a meeting for NRM leaders from the districts Read More ...

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New Catholic Radio Enters South Sudan.

CRN News The Catholic Archdiocese of Juba has on Monday, December 7, 2020, launched the construction of a new radio station in South Sudan. Radio Maria, a network of Catholic radios across the world, will be housed at St. Joseph Read More ...

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Catholic Bishops in Tanzania Open a New Major Seminary.

Sarah Pelaji Catholic Bishops in Tanzania have officially opened a new seminary in Kahama Catholic Diocese located in north-west of Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania. Nazareth Major Seminary was opened on December 5 this year by a Holy Mass led by Read More ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Seminarians in Tonj Encourage Young People to Join Seminary.

Madut Gabriel Thokriel Seminarians of Mapuordit Parish in Tonj of Lakes State, have encouraged young people to join seminary for their spiritual growth in Christ. Kharlo Kuol, himself a seminarian, told Don Bosco Radio that there is need to train Read More ...

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Pope Francis Declares Year of St. Joseph, Grants Plenary Indulgence to the Faithful.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Tuesday when the Church marked the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, issued a decree announcing a special year dedicated to St. Joseph the spouse of the Virgin Mary and Read More ...

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38 year old man died after an alleged fight over ugx 10,000.

Reports reaching Kasese guide radio this morning indicate that a thirty eight year old man died yesterday(13th.December.2020) after an alleged fight over ten thousand shillings in Munkunyu sub-county Kasese district. No official comment from police, but our correspondent in the Read More ...

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M7 defends gov’t on privatization as he combs Kigezi for votes.

President Museveni has said government made a wise decision to sell off most of its public enterprises to private individuals. In the early 90s, government embarked on selling off several public enterprises to private individuals, most of which were no longer Read More ...

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Residents of Kamwokya clashed over money donated by Muhammad Nsereko.

Residents of Kamwokya, a Kampala Suburb have clashed over money donated by Muhammad Nsereko, the Kampala Central Member of Parliament for distribution to voters.   Trouble started after Nsereko, who was campaigning in Kamwokya yesterday evening left his campaign agents Read More ...

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M7 is said to unveil his manifesto in Kasese.

The NRM secretary general Kasese district Mr. Fred Businge Police has said president Museveni will next week unveil his manifesto to the selected NRM leaders in Kasese ahead of his official campaign meeting. According to Police, the president is expected Read More ...

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Desist from gender based violence acts-Msgr. Landaus urged married couples.

The Vicar General Diocese of Kasese, Msgr. Landaus Bwambale has urged married couples to desist from any act related to gender based violence during the forthcoming Christmas season for the better of their families. Speaking to our reporter in an Read More ...

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UPDF soldier sentenced to 51 years in prison over murder.

A UPDF soldier who shot and killed three civilians in Gulu City has been sentenced to 51 years in prison. The UPDF 4th Division Court Martial sitting in Gulu found RA 213734 Lance Corporal Okello guilty of shooting and killing Read More ...

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MOH is set to upgrade Nyabirongo health centre 3-4 status, Bigogo said.

The Incumbent Kasese district Chairperson Mr. Geoffrey Bigogo has said the ministry of health is set to upgrade Nyabirongo Health center three to four status this financial year. The upgrade involves construction of modern facilities including a general ward, improvement Read More ...

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Missing Police Officer Found Dead in Funve Forest Reserve.

A Police officer who went missing on Wednesday in Kalangala District has been found dead in Funve Central Government Forest Reserve on Bubembe Island in Mazinga Sub-County. Emmanuel Elweu reportedly disappeared when he went for patrol in Funve forest reserve together Read More ...

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Over 100 people arrested for violating covid-19 guidelines in Kampala.

Police yesterday(10th.December.2020) arrested over 100 people for violating COVID-19 guidelines in Kampala. The arrested individuals included those who were not wearing masks and arcade managers who were not observing COVID-19 standard operating procedures. Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire Read More ...

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Nancy Kalembe halts presidential campaigns over lack of funds.

Independent Presidential Candidate, Nancy Linda Kalembe, has halted her campaigns over lack of funds. Kalembe is seeking 125 to 150 Million Shillings to canvass for votes in the remaining 77 districts in 36 days. Kalembe says that she needs the Read More ...

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Dr. Kiyonga’s elder brother Ezra, was laid to rest.

The Chairperson Kasese Elders forum Mr. Bernabas Bwambale Bamusede has described the late Ezra Nyamayaro Kiyonga 87 as a liberator who fought for the Rwenzururu Kingdom. According to Bamusede, late Nyamayaro mediated talks between the Rwenzururu kingdom and then Toro Read More ...

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UNEB: More candidates have registered for exams.

The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has said that more candidates have registered for national exams this year. The registration of candidates started on October 22, 2020, a week after the re-opening of schools and the process went on until Read More ...

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Church demolition: DPP withdraws charges against two senior police officers.

The Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Aboddo has withdrawn criminal charges of two senior police officers implicated in the demolition of St Peter’s Church Ndeeba in Rubaga Division. The police officers are David Epedu the Katwe Division Police Commander and Read More ...

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Four lions test positive for Covid-19 at Barcelona Zoo.

Four lions at a zoo in Barcelona have tested positive for coronavirus. Three females – Zala, Nima and Run Run – and a male named Kiumbe were all tested after displaying mild symptoms. Two members of staff also tested positive Read More ...

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Secure boda-boda loans to ease transport means-Kasese boda-boda riders urges.

Boda-boda riders in Muhokya Sub County, Kasese district have tasked political leaders to find means of securing boda-boda loans to ease transport means in the hard to reach area. The need was expressed yesterday by boda-bodas of Busara, Kyamiza and Read More ...

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Promote & keep peace in Kasese to have a developed community.

People living in Rwenzori region particularly Kasese district have been advised to always promote and keep peace in a bid to have developed community. The call was made today by the Agency for corporation in research and development (ACORD) project’s Read More ...

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Biden picks ex-general as defense secretary.

US President-elect Joe Biden has chosen retired General Lloyd Austin as his defence secretary, US media report. Gen Austin, aged 67, will become the first African-American to lead the Pentagon. Gen Austin, who led US Central Command during the Obama Read More ...

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Col. Mawa has asked residents of Rwenzori sub-region to remain united.

The Former Kasese district Boss Col. Mawa Muhindo has asked residents of Rwenzori sub-region to remain united and support the ruling NRM government ahead of 2021 polls. While representing the deputy chief of defense forced Lt Gen. Wilson Mbadi yesterday Read More ...

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34 year old man has committed suicide-in Kasese Municipality.

Thirty-four-year old Famu Kamanyire, a resident of Railway ward in Kasese municipality has committed suicide by hanging. It is suspected that drug abuse and financial distress drove him to the extreme act. Residents yesterday discovered Kamanyire’s body dangling from a Read More ...

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Police arrests a suspect over murder of an elderly man.

One suspect has been arrested by Police in connection with the killing of an elderly man, Edinand Magumba, resident of Butangala village, in Mayuge district, following his unsuccessful attempt to steal three hens at a neighbor’s home.   According to police, Magumba Read More ...

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10-15% of COVID-19 infections are currently detected in the country.

Only 10 to 15  per cent of COVID-19 infections are currently detected in the country according to the ministry of health. At the moment, 4,000 samples are tested on average every day.   However, health experts say this figure does not Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Mansa Diocese to Celebrate Year-long Jubilee of Mission for Peace.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Catholic diocese of Mansa in Zambia is set to have a year-long jubilee celebration of Mission for Peace to proclaim in response to the changing signs of time and in the light of the Read More ...

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MALAWI: CRS Happy with Cash Transfer Programme.

Luke Bisani The Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Malawi has expressed satisfaction with the Cash Transfer Programme that aims at empowering vulnerable people in the country. Speaking during a public lecture at the Catholic University of Malawi last week that Read More ...

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KENYA: “I Assure you my Dedication,” Bishop-elect of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Days after Pope Francis appointed Fr. Michael Otieno Odiwa as Bishop-elect of Kenya’s Homabay Diocese, the incoming Local Ordinary has promised to be dedicated in his new ministry to serve the people of Homa Bay. Read More ...

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Trump orders withdrawal of US troops from Somalia.

US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of nearly all US troops from Somalia by 15 January, the Pentagon has said. The US has about 700 troops in the country helping local forces battle al-Shabab and Islamic State militants. Read More ...

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Katureebe warns judges, magistrates to stop ‘bullying’ witnesses, lawyers.

The former chief justice, Bart Katureebe, has warned Judges and other judicial officers to desist from bullying and intimidating lawyers and court witnesses during court sessions. Katureebe made the remarks while presiding over a dinner for his guests who had Read More ...

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Pope Francis mourns retired Archbishop Odongo.

The Head of the Catholic Church, His Holiness Pope Francis has mourned the passing of the retired Archbishop of Tororo Archdiocese, James Odongo. Archbishop Odongo, 89, who was the first Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo died on Friday morning Read More ...

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Hon. Nzoghu has re-affirmed electricity extension in Bwesumbu S/C.

The Incumbent Member of parliament for Busongora county North, Hon. Nzoghu William has re-affirmed electricity extension in Bwesumbu sub-county if elected into parliament next year. Speaking at his campaign launch yesterday in Buhuhira and Kithoma trading centers, Hon.Nzoghu said a Read More ...

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Erifazi Muhindi says to improve service delivery to the people of Kasese.

The LC V NRM flag bearer for Kasese district Mr. Erifaz Muhindi Bukombi has prioritized wider reforms aimed at improving service delivery in health, infrastructure, education and agriculture if mandated to lead the people of Kasese. According to Muhindi, there Read More ...

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Biden kicks off presidential transition by pleading with Americans to wear masks.

Meanwhile, US President-elect Joe Biden has said he will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office to curtail the spread of coronavirus. He told CNN he believed there would be a “significant reduction” in Covid-19 Read More ...

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Chance Kahindo has pledged to revive composite manure plant to have a green town.

The FDC Flag bearer for the Kasese Municipal Mayoral seat, Mr. Chance Kahindo has pledged to revive composite Manure Plant in a bid to have a clean and green town. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after his campaign meeting Read More ...

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Kasese district recorded 640 cumulative cases of Corona virus.

Kasese district on Wednesday(02nd.December.2020) recorded 640 cumulative cases of Corona virus with a call on the community to implement the Standard Operation Procedures against the virus, the Kasese RDC Lt. Joe Walusimbi has revealed. Addressing the media at Rwenzori international Read More ...

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One survived death after landslide hit Kasese.

Unidentified twenty year old youth survived death yesterday (30th.November.2020) morning in Kasithu village Kyondo sub-county in Kasese district, after an alleged land slide hit his father’s house. No official comment from police but the Chairperson LC3 Kyondo sub-county, Mr. Juvenile Read More ...

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Do your job or resign, Bobi Wine tells EC boss Byabakama.

Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer has called for the resignation of Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission chairperson. Speaking to reporters at the Electoral Commission offices at Jinja Road in Kampala, Hon. Kyagulanyi Read More ...

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Police parade suspects after photoshopping allegation.

Police in Nigeria have paraded a group of 35 crime suspects during a media briefing to counter allegations that photos they had originally shared on social media were photoshopped. On Tuesday, the police shared a picture of a man and Read More ...

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Maintain peace & unity-Col. Mawa has appealed.

The former district chairperson Col. Mawa Muhindo has appealed to the people to maintain peace and security which he says are key to life and development especially ahead of 2021 polls. According to Col. Mawa politics and security are related Read More ...

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Uganda to carry out potential coronavirus cure tests.

Uganda will next month start tests for a potential Coronavirus cure, President Museveni has announced. Addressing the country yesterday(29th.november.2020) evening, Museveni said for the past few months, experts have been doing trials on the cure and noted it is now Read More ...

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How are retailers preparing for the festive season?

There is less excitement and low expectations among the business community as the festive season approaches. Normally at such a time in down town Kampala is a beehive of activities with several people stocking Christmas and New Year goods. However, Read More ...

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US election: Appeal court dismisses Trump camp’s lawsuit in Pennsylvania.

A US federal appeals court has firmly rejected the Trump campaign’s attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden from being declared winner in Pennsylvania. The panel of three judges deemed the case was without merit, saying the Trump campaign had not Read More ...

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Police set to recruit 50,000 election constables.

The 50,000 Special Police Constables that were recruited to police ahead of next year’s elections will be trained for only two weeks. Fred Enanga, who is the police spokesperson, said SPCs recruitment exercise has been concluded in all the 27 Read More ...

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Ngangasi to health officials: Stop mishandling Covid-19 funds.

The District councilor representing Nyakabingo and Rukoki sub- counties in Kasese district Hon.  Moses Ngangasi has threatened to petition the district health office over alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 funds. According to Hon. Ngangasi, the DHO,s office has not done much Read More ...

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Do not promote hate speech during campaigns-Kabyanga.

The Mayor Kasese Municipality, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga has asked opposition political leaders to popularize their manifesto to the electorates than promoting hate speech during campaign meetings. Speaking to our reporter shortly after joint campaign meetings of NRM flag bearers Read More ...

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Zimbabwe mine shaft collapse leaves dozens trapped.

Rescue operations are under way in northern Zimbabwe, where dozens of illegal miners are believed to been trapped underground after the collapse of an old mine shaft. Mining without the proper permits has been on the rise in the gold-rich Read More ...

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Elections: Byabakama wrote to IGP Ochola.

The Electoral Commission yesterday wrote a letter to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola demanding to know why the force he leads has continuously interrupted campaign meetings of opposition presidential candidates. In a letter dated November 26th, Read More ...

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104 residents of Mpunga S/C defected from FDC to NRM.

The Resident District Commissioner Kasese Lt. Joe Walusimbi, yesterdayC26th/November.2020) received 104 residents of Mpunga sub-county in Kasese district that defected from the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC to NRM. The RDC, who is on mobilization for President Museveni and NRM flagbearears Read More ...

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Opposition has nothing to tell Ugandans- Museveni.

President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the NRM presidential candidate, has said opposition politicians have nothing to tell Ugandans despite making a lot of noise. Museveni made the remarks yesterday while meeting youths from Bugisu sub-region at Mbale SS playgrounds Read More ...

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Amuriat was blocked to rally venue in Masindi.

The security blocked FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat’s campaign rally in Masindi yesterday accusing him of deviating from the agreed guidelines set by the Electoral commission and the Health ministry in the fight against COVID-19.   Amuriat according to the Read More ...

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Aspirant Kasese Woman MP Marylyn, condemns hate speech during campaigns.

The District coordinator team Marylyn Kighotha, Mr. Charles Nzaghalhi has strongly condemned hate speech and propaganda amongst campaign agents in order to win majority support from electorates. Addressing the press at Trans-Africa gardens in Kasese town yesterday, Mr. Nzaghale who Read More ...

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Landslide toll death cases in Kasese rises to eight.

The death toll for people suspected to have died as a result of river flooding and landslides in Kasese district has reached eight. The Kasese district Chairperson Mr. Geoffrey Bigogo while addressing hundreds of his supporters today at Kasenyi trading Read More ...

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EC calls on candidates to report cases of security interference during campaigns.

The Electoral Commission has called on presidential candidates to report all cases where security agencies or Resident District Commissioners [RDCs] unjustly interfere in their legitimate campaign programs. Speaking to journalists, Paul Bukenya, the spokesperson of the Electoral Commission said that Read More ...

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People suspected to have died as result of landslides in Kasese has reached 7.

The death toll for people suspected to have died as result of landslides and River flooding in Kasese district has reached seven. The Kasese district Chairperson Mr. Sibendire Bigogo has confirmed the information and said out of seven people, three Read More ...

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Police fired rubber bullets & teargassed NUP supporters in Kasese.

Police last evening fired rubber bullets in Kasese town to disperse away supporters of National Unity platform NUP Presidential Flag bearer Hon. Robert Sentamu aka Bob wine. On arrival at Nyakasanga playground, joint security forces used rubber bullets to disperse Read More ...

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Toro royal succumbs to COVID a month to her wedding.

Tooro Kingdom is mourning the death of Princess Ruth Kugonza who has succumbed to Covid-19 this morning. The 62-year-old, popularly known as Aunt Cox, passed on at Mulago hospital where she had been admitted. Her relative, MP Margret Muhanga has Read More ...

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Amuriat suspends campaign after two supporters die in car crash.

Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Patrick Amuriat has suspended campaign activities after two of his supporters died in a car accident in Pakwach District. The accident which left more than 10 other people seriously injured happened yesterday afternoon when Read More ...

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Biden to Name First Cabinet Members Tuesday.

US President-elect Joe Biden will formally introduce the first people he has chosen for his cabinet later, as the transition of power gathers pace. Many of the choices, already announced, are Mr Biden’s colleagues from his years in the Obama Read More ...

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5 were injured by bullets during NUP campaigns in Kasese.

Five people were been reportedly admitted at Kilembe mines hospital in Kasese Municipality after being shot by security operatives ahead of National Unity platform presidential candidate’s campaigns in Kasese district. No official statement from police but Kilembe mines hospital administrator Read More ...

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Three were feared dead after a landslide in Bwesumbu S/C.

Three people are feared dead this afternoon after a landslide occurrence in Kinyamagana village, Bwesumbu sub-county in Kasese district. No official comment from police but the district councilor representing Bwesumbu sub-county, Hon.Wilson Mbathulhawo confirmed the information saying three children aged Read More ...

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Kyagulanyi promises cocoa processing factories in Bundibugyo.

Meanwhile, The National Unity Platform (NUP) Presidential candidate Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi has pledged to establish cocoa processing factories in Bundibugyo District. According to statistics from the district commercial office, more than 85% of the population in Bundibugyo is directly dependent Read More ...

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7 year old girl beheaded in Kiboga district.

A 7- year- old girl has been beheaded in Kiboga District. The victim identified as, Esther Namujuri, was killed over the weekend in Central Division, Kiboga town. The Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said Namujuri was left home together with her Read More ...

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Mbahimba promised to support all Kasese NRM flag bearers.

Hon.James Mbahimba, the Ugandan Ambassador to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo has re-affirmed his commitment to solicit support for all the NRM flag bearers in Kasese district. Hon.Mbahimba, who was a Member of Parliament for Kasese Municipality from Read More ...

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Refrain from shooting people-says Dr. Katebalirwe.

The Uganda Human Rights Commission has asked security agencies to refrain from shooting people as it were last week during protests prompted by the arrest of National Unity Platform – NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi.     The Acting Chairperson Read More ...

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More 262 suspects arrested over Kyagulanyi protest.

Security personnel have arrested another 262 suspects in connection to the protests that rocked the country last week. The protests followed the arrest and detention of Robert Kyagulanyi, the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate. Protests broke out spontaneously across the Read More ...

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Christians have been asked to become prayerful.

Believers in Christ have been asked to become prayerful, serve and allow Christ to rule over their heart in order to achieve the mission of salvation. Presiding over homily during the first holy Mass at Christ the King-Kaserengethe Catholic Church Read More ...

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UGANDA: Global Catholic Climate Movement – Africa Takes Environmental Campaign to Uganda.

Jjunju Francis The campaign to conserve the environment has not left out priests, who have launched an initiative under the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) – Africa to mobilize individuals, communities, institutions and the Catholics to ignite fire against climate Read More ...

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TANZANIA: TEC Completes Translation of Code of Canon Law into Swahili

Pascal Mwanache, TEC The first edition of Swahili version of the Code of Canon Law has been completed after the Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC) assigned the Canon Law Commission to work on its translation into the national language, Kiswahili, so Read More ...

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VATICAN: “Extend a Hand to the Poor,” Says Pope Francis on World Day of the Poor

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Sunday, November 15 during the commemoration of the fourth World Day of the Poor, reminded Christians to be concerned with the needy and use the gifts they have received from God for the Read More ...

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UPD has taken over security of Kampala Metropolitan Area to stop rioters.

Meanwhile, The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) has taken over the security of Kampala Metropolitan Area in order to stop ‘rioters’ from wreaking havoc in the capital city. Speaking last evening at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Lt. Col. Read More ...

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Trump’s Eldest Son Tests Positive for Coronavirus.

US President Donald Trump’s oldest son has tested positive for coronavirus, according to his spokesman. Donald Trump Jr, 42, was diagnosed at the start of this week and has been quarantining at his bungalow since the result, the spokesman said. Read More ...

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Police has a right to kill if attacked-Minister Tumwine.

The Minister of Security, Gen Elly Tumwine has said that the police and other security personnel have a right to kill protesters if they are attacked.   Speaking to reporters at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Tumwine said that Read More ...

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Uganda records highest COVID-19 single day deaths.

Uganda has recorded its highest number of COVID-19 deaths in a single day, after 10 deaths were reported yesterday by the ministry of health. This brings the number of recorded deaths in the country to 168 since July 2020 when Read More ...

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Big Heart foundation received equipment’s worth ugx 20M for skilling the youth.

Big Heart foundation yesterday(20th.Nov.2020) received the first consignment of equipment worth over twenty million shillings for skilling the youth in Kasese Municipality. They include fifteen electronic and manual sewing machines, knitting machine, and tool kit for mechanics among others. According Read More ...

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OBR former prime minister officially handed over power to the new cabinet.

The outgoing Prime Minister for Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu Hon. Gaudi Mbayahi and his committee yesterday(20th.Nov.2020) officially handed over instruments of power to the New Cabinet headed by Rt. Hon. Joseph Kule Muranga with a call on the kingdom subjects to Read More ...

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Late Wabukombi’s burials flopped after unending decisions.

The burial ceremony of the late NRM flag bearer of Hima town council in Kasese district, Mr. Tom Wabukombi has flopped after unending decisions immerged between the relatives and police on which team to bury the deceased. Some of the Read More ...

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Erifaz promised to lobby investors for industrial park.

Mr. Erifaz Muhindi Bukombi the NRM LC V flag bearer for Kasese district has prioritized lobbying investors to establish industries and factories in Kasese industrial park to create employment opportunities and market for the produce. Addressing different campaign rallies this Read More ...

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Tanzania Govt sued for banning pregnant girls in school.

Women’s rights group, Equality Now, has filed a case against the Tanzanian government at the Africa Court on Human and People’s Rights over its ban on pregnant girls from attending school. The organisation, in a statement, said that going to Read More ...

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UPDF and police to strictly enforce curfew.

Meanwhile, the Uganda Peoples Defence Force (UPDF) has announced that they are working with police starting from yesterday(20th.Nov.2020) to strictly enforce curfew. This is part of pre-emptive measures by the force to deal with what they call planned designs by Read More ...

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Museveni to address the nation every Sunday.

President Yoweri Museveni who is also seeking to be reelected in the forthcoming polls will start addressing the nation every Sunday. According to the senior presidential press secretary Don Wanyama, Museveni will use each subsequent Sunday during the campaign season Read More ...

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NUP presidential candidate Kyagulanyi granted bail.

Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi was yesterday(20th.Nov.2020) afternoon granted bail.  while presiding over Iganga Magistrates Court this afternoon, the Chief Magistrate Jessica Chemeri granted Kyagulanyi a non-cash bail of One Million Shillings while his two sureties, Paul Mwiru, the Jinja East Read More ...

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COVID-19 shouldn’t be used to violate rights – Kadaga.

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has warned against using the COVID-19 pandemic to violate different human rights during the ongoing election campaigns. Kadaga made the statement during yesterday afternoon plenary session in which legislators took to the floor to Read More ...

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Man attacked by a buffalo in Kasese district.

One person was rushed to Kagando hospital in critical condition last evening (19th.November.2020) after reportedly being attacked by a buffalo. The district councilor representing Nyakatonzi sub-county in Kasese district Hon.Ham Natuhwera confirmed the information and identified the affected as one Read More ...

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Youth urged to have respect for their parents.

The youth have been challenged to have respect for parents and guardians in order to receive abundant blessings on this earth. The call was sounded yesterday(19th.Nov.2020) by the marketing manager Kasese guide radio, Ms. Priscilla Biira at her introduction ceremony Read More ...

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Police release CCTV images of robbers and suspected protest leaders in Kampala.

Police has released 21 Closed Circuit Television –CCTV photos of people suspected to have spearheaded and robbed people during protests following the arrest of presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine on Wednesday. Protests rocked Kampala City, Wakiso and Read More ...

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Museveni promises to deal with those attacking NRM.

President Museveni has condemned Ugandans participating in the protests and promised to deal with them. Yesterday, protests broke out in most parts of the country after the arrest of the National Unity Platform leader and presidential candidate, Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Read More ...

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Hon. Centenary was arrested on a political campaign.

The Incumbent Kasese Municipality Member of Parliament Hon. Robert centenary has been arrested by police on allegation of holding a political campaign meeting in Kisinga Market exceeding two hundred people. Hon.Centenary who exchanged wards with the DPC Kasese division, ASP Read More ...

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Kasese NRM party candidate dies.

The National Resistance Movement- NRM party candidate for Hima town council three Chairperson Seat has died. Tom Maate Wa’bukombi died this afternoon from Kilembe Mines hospital in Kasese town according to a close family relative. Wabukombi won the NRM primaries in Read More ...

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Religious Leaders Call For Immediate Release Of Bobi Wine.

The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda has called for the immediate release of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. Led by the Chairperson of the inter-religious council of Presidents, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje, the religious leaders told journalists today that if those arrested Read More ...

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Police, People Power Activists Lock Horns In Kamwokya.

Several businesses in the Kampala city suburb of Kamwokya are under lock and key because of heavy security deployments to foil protests by the National Unity Platform-NUP supporters. The deployment comprises military police, UPDF, Anti-riot police and Field Force Unit-FFU Read More ...

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Retired academician killed during Wednesday fracas.

A retired lecturer at the Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and senior accountant was yesterday(19th.Nov.2020) shot dead while walking from Mabirizi city complex during the riots in the city Centre. John Kitobe, 72, a resident of Naalya Housing Estate was one Read More ...

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Chance Kahindo promised to prioritize road construction for Kasese Municipality.

FDC Flag bearer Kasese Municipal Mayor Mr. Kahindo Chance has promised to prioritize road construction and have drainage master plan if elected mayor for Kasese Municipality in the 2021 general elections. A dressing campaign meeting at Saluti A in Kasese Read More ...

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Armed robbers stole unspecified amount of money in Karusandara S/C.

Suspected armed robbers last evening stole unspecified amount of Money from a Mobile money operator at Kivengenyi trading center in Karusandara Sub County, Kasese district. Kasese guide radio have not yet received a comment from police but the Kasese district Read More ...

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Police foil Tanga Odoi’s plan to block Bobi Wine in Tororo.

Police in Tororo yesterday blocked a planned procession by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party electoral commission chairperson, Mr. Tanga Odoi in Tororo town. The Odoi procession was reportedly an attempt to disrupt National Unity Platform (NUP) flagbearer, Mr. Robert Read More ...

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6 Dead In Mogadishu Restaurant Bombing.

Six people have died and five are injured after a man blew himself up inside a busy restaurant close to Somalia’s national police headquarters in the capital. Al-Shabab militants have said they were behind the Mogadishu attack which struck during Read More ...

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Ferigo pledges to establish an employment bureau for people of K’se municipality.

Meanwhile, the aspiring Member of Parliament for Kasese municipality Mr. Ferigo Kambale has pledged the people of the municipality to establish an employment bureau for those who will be seeking for jobs. Speaking at a campaign rally held in Kizungu in Read More ...

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Youths demands politicians to focus on unemployment.

The Youth in Kasese district are demanding that all candidates from various political parties focus on unemployment, sports and revamping the district’s mining sector. They argue that the candidates have continuously lacked manifesto’s that are focused on youth. The youths add Read More ...

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Parents urged to take care of their girl child.

The incumbent district woman councilor representing the sub-counties of Nyakiyumbu and Bwera Hon. Jetress Ithungu has asked parents and guardians to take care of the girl child and ensure that their rights are not violated. Hon Jetress said many communities Read More ...

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What brings violence’s before & after elections in Kasese?

Most violence’s that occur during, before and after elections in Kasese district is attributed to some politicians who go in political races with all hopes of winning the  Kasese district chairperson inter religious council Rev, Yongeza Ezra Mukonzo has said. Read More ...

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Trump expected to order troop reductions in Afghanistan, Iraq.

The US military expects President Donald Trump to order a further withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, according to defence officials quoted by US media. Those in Afghanistan will be cut from about 5,000 down to 2,500 by mid-January, Read More ...

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Mao vows to fight corruption

Democratic Party presidential candidate, Norbert Mao, has vowed to fight corruption in various government departments which has affected service delivery once elected into office next year. He made the remarks yesterday afternoon in Masha, Isingiro District where he addressed voters Read More ...

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Don’t be misled by foreigners-Dr. Kiyonga cautioned.

The Former Minister of Defense Dr.Chrispus Kiyonga has cautioned residents of Bukonzo county west in Kasese district against being misled by some Foreigners. Addressing his campaign rally at Nyakabale Church of Uganda in Bwera Sub County yesterday, Dr. Kiyonga who Read More ...

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Police block presidential candidate Tumukunde from campaigning in Kasese.

Police yesterday(16th.November.2020) have blocked Independent Presidential Candidate Rt. Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde from addressing any of his planned rallies in Kasese District. Gen.Tumukunde’s programme according to the Electoral Commission harmonized schedule was meant to take him through the districts of Read More ...

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Man committed suicide inside Rukungiri Police cells.

A suspect has committed suicide inside Rukungiri Police cells. The lifeless body of 28-year-old Ditas Mugarura, a resident of Kinyamahwa village in Nyakagyeme Sub County was found dangling in the cells of Kebisoni Police post around 11:00 pm yesterday(16th.November.2020).   Read More ...

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Vote for the people to cause development-Hon. Katika said.

Residents of Busongora South Constituency have been asked to vote for the people who will cause development and unity not those who will divide them basing on political parties. This was revealed on Saturday by the area MP Hon. Jackson Read More ...

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Kyagulanyi Beats Security to Attend Prayers in Soroti.

The National Unity Platform Presidential Candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu surprised security when he showed up at Madera Catholic Church in Soroti City yesterday (15th.November.2020) morning. The Police and the army that later deployed heavily along Moroto Road in the wake Read More ...

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Christians urged to install good morals & discipline into their children.

Family heads under a Christian set up at all levels have been challenged to be practical in instilling morals and discipline into their children if they to bring up relevant role models who will exemplary live a better future. Presiding Read More ...

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KENYA: Bishops Call for Review of Building Bridges Initiative Report, Arguing What Kenyans Want is Better Government.

By Rose Achiego, The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) which is a product of the long process of dialogue following the 2018 handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Hon. Raila Odinga is supposed to bring forth national reconciliation and unity considering Read More ...

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KENYA: Management of AMECEA Pastoral Institute Echoes Need to Upgrade Programs to Master’s Level

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The administration of AMECEA  Pastoral Institute (API),  an institution which offers a pastoral and spiritual renewal opportunity to pastoral agents has reiterated the message disclosed during commemoration of the institute’s Golden Jubilee last year of Read More ...

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Police in Kiboga detains a man for killing his ex-wife husband.

Meanwhile, police in Kiboga district have arrested a man for allegedly killing the husband of his ex-wife and severely injuring the woman at the same time in a suspected gruesome act of brutality that happened on Thursday night. John Ntezimaana Read More ...

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Husband of 5 wives jailed 90 years for murdering young mother and baby.

Court Martial sitting at Muhooti Barracks in Fort Portal Tourism has handed a UPDF soldier a 90-year sentence over murder. Private Paul Lotukei was found guilty of murdering  Pamela Nayebale, 26,  and her nine-month-old son, Owen Kumererwa, both residents of Read More ...

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Kiyonga calls for tough plans against suspected thieves in Kasese.

The Bukonzo West Constituency NRM MP contender, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has called for tough plans against suspected thieves whom he described as development saboteurs that must be dealt with indiscriminately. Addressing a political campaign meeting at Bulumbi COU in Buhatiro Read More ...

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MPs oppose gov’t withdrawal from burying COVID-19 victims.

A section of members of parliament have criticized the ministry of health for allowing families to bury their dead who succumb to COVID-19. The government had initially taken up the burial arrangements, to guarantee safe and dignified burials, as usually Read More ...

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Mao pledges to elevate Kasese into a mineral district in his Gov’t.

The DP Presidential candidate Nobert Mao says that his government will consider elevating Kasese into a mineral district, upon his election as the Head of State. Kasese, a town north of Lake George in Western Uganda is endowed with a Read More ...

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Museveni warns candidates against violation of SOPs.

The NRM presidential candidate, Yoweri Museveni has warned against violation of Covid-19 prevention Standard Operation Procedures. He was addressing his 5th campaign meeting at Nebbi secondary school playground, attended by NRM leaders in the 4 districts of Nebbi, Zombo, Pakwach, Read More ...

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50 year old remanded over murder of a suspected thief.

A 50-year-old man has been charged and sent on remand at Kitalya government prison over the murder of a suspected thief. Moses Kika has been charged before Mukono court grade one magistrate Patience Kabarunga who did not allow him to Read More ...

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Civil servant veterans will soon receive their package.

Over 150 government civil servant veterans whose contracts were terminated in the early 1970’s and 80’s will soon receive their package, the state minister of public service, Hon. Muruli Mukasa has said. Addressing the media shortly after a three hour Read More ...

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US election: China congratulates Joe Biden on victory.

After nearly a week of silence, China has finally congratulated Joe Biden, a foreign ministry spokesman in Beijing said on Friday. The relationship between China and the US the world’s two biggest economies is hugely consequential. A trade war initiated Read More ...

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DP Presidential campaigns in Kasese remains balanced with district office.

The coming for campaigns of the DP Presidential flag bearer to Kasese district has remained in balance with district office in Kasese seeming uncertain when their candidate would be in the district. Responding to media about Mr. Mao`s presidential campaign Read More ...

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Hon. Kathika secures 10 more State House scholarship for university students.

The incumbent Busongora South Member of Parliament, Hon. Jackson Mbaju Kathika has secured more ten State House scholarship for the university students, with a call on parents and guardians to support the education of their children as a measure to Read More ...

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Nancy Kalembe faulted for altering campaign program.

The Electoral Commission has accused presidential candidate, Nancy Kalembe of altering her scheduled campaign program without informing them. Ms Kalembe was slated to launch her manifesto in Jinja town on Monday but she postponed it to today but the officials Read More ...

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Akena murder: Kanyamunyu sentenced to 6 years as girlfriend walks free.

The High Court in Kampala last week sentenced Mathew Kanyamunyu, the Executive Director, Quantum Express Logistics to five years and one month in prison.  Meanwhile, the same court discharged his co-accused and girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari after the Director of Public Read More ...

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Joe Biden picks Ron Klain as White House chief of staff.

US President-elect Joe Biden has picked veteran aide Ron Klain to be White House chief of staff, his team say. Mr. Klain has served as an aide to Mr. Biden since the 1980s on the Senate Judiciary Committee and later Read More ...

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Ministry of Gender moves to intensify gender based, sexual violence case reporting.

The Ministry of Gender, labour and social development has launched a new safe pal app on cell phones of community development officers that will help to track and report gender based violence cases against children in the country. According to Read More ...

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Former Rwenzururu Premier Rt Hon. Yolamu was laid to rest aged 81 years.

The Body of Former Rwenzururu Premier Rt Hon. Yolamu Mulima 81 was yesterday (11th.November.2020) laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kamughobe one village in Kisinga Sub County, Kasese district with a call on mourners to prioritize education of Read More ...

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Archbishop Kaziimba concerned about candidates not observing SOPs.

The Archbishop of Uganda Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has expressed concern about the failure by candidates to observe the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) during campaigns. He said while the Ministry of Health has urged politicians to ensure social distancing, wear masks and Read More ...

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UNEB advises head teachers to register candidates early.

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), has advised school heads to register candidates within the stipulated period because there will be no room for late registration. In a letter issued yesterday the board’s executive secretary, Dan Odongo, says registration of Read More ...

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Joe Biden Is Projected Winner of US Presidential Election.

Democrat Joe Biden has been declared president-elect, but President Donald Trump is challenging the result, alleging electoral fraud. The Trump campaign – yet to provide any strong evidence of fraud – is pursuing lawsuits in several key states. Individual states Read More ...

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DP president failed to show up for his campaigns in Kasese.

Leaders and supporters of the Democratic Party in Kasese District were reported uncertain about what next after the party’s presidential candidate Norbert Mao failed to show up for his campaigns. Hon. Mao was expected in Kasese district yesterday’s afternoon (11th.November.2020) Read More ...

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Gen Kyaligonza is a live, official dismiss death rumors.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today clarified that Retired Military Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza, the Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi is not dead. In a tweet, the Ministry said it had learnt of false reports circulating on social media alleging that Read More ...

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Hon. Ntabose pledged to lobby gov’t for Rwenzururu kingdom state construction.

The FDC aspirant for the Kasese Municipality Member of Parliament, Hon. Gideon Ntabose has pledged to use his five years in office to partly lobby for the construction of a Rwenzururu Kingdom State of the art Royal Palace and developments Read More ...

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Kasese district has recorded more 27 Covid-19 cases.

Kasese district has recorded more twenty seven Covid -19 cases this morning, making 147 the number of positive cases in the district, the Kasese RDC, Lt. Joe Walusimbi has said. Flagging off the NRM mobilization youths of Busongora County North Read More ...

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Holy Bible to be translated from Kinandi to Lhukonzo.

Church leaders and Christians in Kasese District have been asked to jointly support the translation process of the Holy Bible from Kinandi to Lhukonzo, the bible society of Uganda branch administration for Rwenzori sub region Ms. Suzan Kabakozere has said. Read More ...

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Kyagulanyi says to cater & treat elderly with respect.

Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has said he would cater for the elderly economically and treat them with respect. Addressing a huge crowd that turned up for his maiden rally in Pakwach town on Tuesday morning and later Read More ...

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South Africa’s Ramaphosa warns of racial division after school clash.

Violence outside a South African school between residents and activists from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) over alleged racism could be used to “cause racial polarisation”, President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned. The EFF said its members were attacked by “right-wingers” Read More ...

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USA president Joe Biden plans to tackle climate change.

President-elect Joe Biden has a plan to tackle climate – and it has been described as the most ambitious of any mainstream US presidential candidate yet. Much will be made about Biden’s pledge to re-join the Paris climate agreement, the Read More ...

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DRC preits, Rev. Fr. Paul Kahindo dies in South Africa.

The Diocese of Kasese has joined her sister diocese in Butembo-Beni to mourn the death of Late Rev. Fr. Paul Musafiri Kahindo who died in South Africa yesterday(10th.November.2020). Fr. Musafiri was working in indwe parish, diocese of Aliwal North South Read More ...

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Archbishop Kaziimba calls for open investigations into Nakalema’s murder.

The Archbishop of Church of Uganda, Stephen Samuel Kaziimba has called for open and transparent investigations into the death of Deborah Nakalema Sekibaala, the former head teacher of Kikamulo Church of Uganda Primary School in Nakaseke district.   Nakalema was Read More ...

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Tumukunde procession teargassed in Rukungiri.

Tear gas today rocked Rukungiri as anti-riot police and army battled a section of boda boda riders who were in a procession to welcome Independent presidential candidate Gen. Henry Tumukunde as he arrived to launch his campaign in Kigezi sub-region.  Read More ...

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Former Mali president has died at 72 in Turkey.

Mali’s former president Amadou Toumani Toure, who led the Sahel nation for a decade before being ousted in a coup, has died in Turkey aged 72, a family member and a doctor said today. A hospital doctor in Bamako said Read More ...

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Health ministry revisits COVID-19 burial protocols, families to bury the dead.

Families have now been allowed to bury their loved ones that succumb to COVID-19. The government had initially taken up the burial arrangements, to guarantee safe and dignified burials, commonly used when dealing with highly infectious diseases. Guidelines earlier issued by Read More ...

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Use no hate speech during campaigns- Hon. Catherine says.

Kasese district FDC vice chairperson Hon.Catherine Muhindo has cautioned politicians against the use of hate speech during campaigns. Any communication that belittles a person or a group of people on the basis of race, different political affiliation and culture among Read More ...

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Teargas as Amuriat beats police deployment to enter Mbale city.

Police used teargas to disperse the supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat as he passed through Mbale City on his way to launch his campaign manifesto in Soroti City yesterday. Armored Police vehicles Read More ...

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A broad update on Uganda’s COVID-19 response.

The Ministry of Health yesterday(09th.Novemer.2020) said they had erroneously exaggerated the number of Ugandans who succumbed to Covid-19 on November 5, 2020. The ministry officials said over the weekend that a total of 14 people had died of the virus, Read More ...

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Witchcraft condemned as an act of un-development in Kasese.

Local authorities in Nyakabingo two ward central Division, Kasese Municipality have strongly condemned acts of witchcraft saying the practice affects development in the area. Speaking to our reporter this morning, the LC two chairperson, Mr. Isaac Kalyabyuma who described the Read More ...

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Erifazi Muhindi NRM LCV candidate launched his manifesto.

Mr. Erifaz Muhindi Bukombi the NRM LCV candidate for Kasese district has launched his manifesto priotizing economic empowerment, equitable service delivery, peace and security if mandated to lead the people of Kasese. Presiding over launch held at Verina gardens in Read More ...

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Uneducated demand ministry and 5 seats in parliament.

The association of Uneducated Persons in Uganda have asked President Yoweri Museveni to give them a ministry that will work on the issues of persons who are uneducated and to also secure for them parliamentary seats from the five regions Read More ...

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Police officers who enforce Covid-19 guidelines selectively are enemies of NRM- Lumumba.

The NRM Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba has said police officers who are selectively enforcing Ministry of Health guidelines meant to prevent the spread of Coronavirus are doing a disservice to the ruling party. Addressing journalists yesterday, Lumumba said it Read More ...

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Joe Biden vows to ‘unify’ country in victory speech.

Joe Biden has said it is time to heal the US in his first speech as president-elect, vowing not to divide but to unify the country. Mr. Biden defeated incumbent President Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote count after Tuesday’s Read More ...

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Museveni congratulated Biden upon his win as USA president.

President Museveni congratulated Joseph Robinette Biden upon his election as the 46th President of the United States of America. The President also says he expects Biden to continue with the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). AGOA established in 2000 Read More ...

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Christians urged to dedicate their time praying to God.

Believers in Christ wherever they may be  have been asked to dedicate their time praying to God to give them good leaders of wisdom but not clever during  general elections. Presiding over a speech after today’s third Mass at our Read More ...

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ETHIOPIA: The official installation of the new Bishop at the Vicariate of Gambela.

By Habtamu Abrdew Beture On Saturday, October 31, 2020 the day of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Cardinal Berhaneyesus, Metropolitan Archbisop and President of The Catholic Bishops Conference of Ethiopia leads the official installation of the new Bishop of the Vicariate Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Archbishop of Kasama Urges Christians To Register as Voters.

By Mwenya Mukuka Archbishop of Kasama, Most Rev. Ignatius Chama, has asked Christians and other residents in the archdiocese to register as voters so as to participate in next year’s General elections. The voter registration exercise is expected to end Read More ...

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KENYA: Archbishop of Mombasa Reminds Church to be Courageous in the Fight Against Covid-19

Rebecca Nzighe Makeo The archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa, Most Rev. Martin Kivuva Musonde, on Saturday urged congregants to stand firm and fight the novel Coronavirus that has put so many lives at stake. Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde Read More ...

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ETHIOPIA: “Stop Armed Conflict and Start Peaceful Dialogue,” Prelates to Ethiopian Government Officials.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA In a bid to calm the tension between the Federal Government and the Tigray regional government in Ethiopia that has escalated in recent weeks and led to blood shade, displacement and destructions of property in Read More ...

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VATICAN: Pope Francis Meets President Uhuru, Discusses Kenya’s Role in Regional Peace and Security.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Friday, November 6, met Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Vatican and the two heads of State discussed among other issues the role of Kenya in regional peace and security “especially in Read More ...

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VATICAN: Pope Francis Orders Requirement of Vatican’s Approval for Erection of New Institutes of Consecrated Life.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis has modified Canon 579 which permitted diocesan bishops to erect institutions of Consecrated life within their territory provided the Apostolic See was consulted but now requires that the bishops get approval from the Holy See Read More ...

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Police clears NUP manifesto launch for Kakyeeka stadium.

Police has cleared National Unity Platform Party to have their manifesto launch ceremony in Kakyeeka Stadium, Kasese guide radio has learnt. Permission was granted yesterday(06th.November.2020) after both the police and NUP leadership took a tour and held a meeting within Read More ...

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Uganda registers 14 new Covid-19 positive cases.

14 new people have succumbed to COVID-19, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health last night. This brings the total number of Ugandans to succumb to the viral respiratory disease to 131. Also, a total of 284 people Read More ...

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Joe Biden is planning to address the nation in his home state of Delaware.

In a related development as reported earlier, Joe Biden is planning to address the nation in his home state of Delaware. Some aides had suggested he might declare victory if more states were projected in his favour, pushing him over Read More ...

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Biden overtakes Trump in Pennsylvania as Georgia heads for recount.

A recount will be held there in the presidential race, after Joe Biden edged ahead of Donald Trump by a margin of about 4,000 votes. But Georgia’s Senate races have also become nail-biters as the contests for the state’s two Read More ...

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What goes next in Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu?

All should be put in place to have an official handover by the former Rwenzururu Kingdom Ministerial Commission, the Former Rwenzururu Premier Rt. Hon. Mbayahi Guardi Bakwanamaha who says he is ready for it has said. In an interview at Read More ...

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Kabau’s body who was knocked in S.Africa was laid to rest.

The Body of late Joshua Thembo Kabau who was knocked dead by speeding car in South Africa has today been laid to rest at his ancestral home in Road barrier in Kasese Municipality with a call on people staying in Read More ...

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UPDF experts surveyed the 5 acres gov’t intends to procure for Rwenzururu King.

UPDF experts from the force’s construction committee in the Ministry of Defense have yesterday(06.November.2020)surveyed the five acres of land that Government intends to procure for the Rwenzururu King, His majesty Charles Wesley Mumbere Iremangoam for the construction of a Royal Read More ...

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People found in bars to be charged with attempted suicide.

Police has resounded a warning to bars, clubs and sauna owners against hosting people during the lockdown. Addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Center today, the Criminal Investigations Directorate spokesperson Charles Twine said those who will be in such places Read More ...

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Seven arrested for growing marijuana in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Seven people have been arrested in connection to cultivation of marijuana in Queen Elizabeth National park in Kasese district. The questionable largest narcotics farm in the country was today discovered by a combined team of two police divisions – Katwe Read More ...

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Gunmen Release Kidnapped 90-Year-Old Archbishop in Cameroon.

A 90-year-old former Archbishop who was kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region has been freed and is receiving a medical examination. Retired cleric Christian Tumi was driving from the capital city, Yaoundé, to Kumbo alongside 10 others still at large Read More ...

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National Youth Committee elections postponed.

The National Youth Committee elections have been postponed, following the disqualification of the NRM flag bearer Blaise Kamugisha on grounds that he is overage. The disqualification comes out of a petition filed by a section of youths led Chris Moses Read More ...

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Thousands Attend Cameroon Burial Of Killed Children.

Meanwhile, thousands of people turned out to bury seven schoolchildren who were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Cameroon’s south-western city of Kumba last month. Parents of the children told the BBC that their loss was deep, and no amount Read More ...

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Schools with no hostels in Maliba S/C attributes to increased pregnancy cases.

Increased pregnancy cases in Maliba sub county, Kasese district have partly been attributed to absence of Hostels for secondary school Girls who are later forced on roads too early and late, to and from school. The Maliba sub county councilor Read More ...

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Tanzania’s leader sworn in for second term after troubled vote.

Meanwhile, John Magufuli was sworn in Thursday for his second term as president of Tanzania after a landslide election victory dismissed by the political opposition as a sham. In his maiden public speech after the vote, Mr. Magufuli reminded a Read More ...

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Bobi pushes Mbarara manifesto launch to Saturday.

Presidential hopeful Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine will launch his manifesto a day later “in light of the untimely death of senior leader Sheikh Anas Kaliisa.” Bobi Wine announced via his Facebook page today that they have postponed their manifesto launch to Saturday 07 Read More ...

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Kasese woman aspirant MP Marilyn, pledged to lobby Gov’t for safe & clean water.

The Kasese District Woman MP Independent Aspirant, Ms Marilyn Kabugho Kighotha has pledged to lobby Government and her development partners the coverage of Safe and clean tap water to neutralize water borne diseases in Kasese District. Speaking to our reporter Read More ...

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Trump & Biden, Who wins US presidential sit?

Donald Trump and Joe Biden each claim to be ahead in the US presidential election, even as the final outcome hangs on a razor’s edge and both sides ramp up for legal action. The Trump campaign is challenging vote counts Read More ...

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UPDF soldier defiled a 14 old girl in Maliba S/C-Kasese.

The Community development officer Maliba sub county in Kasese district, Ms Ruth Labongo has called for collaborated efforts in providing information leading to the arrest of a UPDF soldier who reportedly defiled a fourteen year old girl and infected her Read More ...

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EC sets January 14,2021, as presidential polling date.

The Electoral Commission has set January 14, 2021, as the presidential polling date, Mr. Paul Bukenya the acting spokesperson confirmed today. The Electoral Commissionhad earlier announced that Ugandans will go to polls on the same date to elect their Members Read More ...

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Hon. Kyagulanyi rejects security escort detail that was attached to him.

The National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer, Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has rejected the security escort detail which was attached to him by electoral commission on 03rd.November.2020 after nomination, saying that they failed the first test of Read More ...

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Kasese have registered 19 positive cases for Covid-19.

Kasese district have registered nineteen positive cases and one death of Corona Virus, the Kasese District Director of Health services, Dr. Yusufu Baseke has said. Addressing a press conference at Boma ground in Kasese town this morning, Dr. Baseke who Read More ...

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Mrs. Gladys Mwaguhya’s body taken to her ancestral home in Kyenjojo district.

The body of Mrs. Gladys Mwaguhya Nkwege Abooli wife to Mr. Fenehasi Mungwahya a prominent business man in Kasese town has been taken to her ancestral home in Kyenjojo district where she will be buried on Friday. In his preaching, Read More ...

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Stunted growth among children in Kasese is on an increase.

Stunted growth among children in Kasese district is on an increase, a health expert has warned saying if there is no special attention given to them the future may be worse. This was revealed by Bwambale Hashim a nutritionist at Read More ...

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Police condemns campaign tactics used by Amuriat and Kyagulanyi.

Police has condemned campaign tactics reportedly used by opposition presidential candidates Robert Kyagulanyi from NUP, and FDC’s Patrick Amuriat. Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the Electoral Commission issued very clear guidelines prohibiting all forms of processions and assemblies, to guard against Read More ...

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How much could Joe Biden win the popular vote by & still lose the Electoral College?

Early results from the US presidential election between incumbent Republican Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden show a nail-biting race in crucial battleground states. Donald Trump leads Joe Biden in the potentially pivotal race of Florida with almost Read More ...

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Trumpet foundation candidates in Busongora south could live a better life.

Some of the candidates supported by trumpet foundation in Busongora North constituency in Kasese district are opportunistic to live a better future after school. The candidates who spoke to our reporter shortly after paying them a courtesy visit by their Read More ...

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US man jailed for burning historic black churches.

A young white man has been jailed for 25 years for burning down three historic black churches in the US state of Louisiana last year. He said he had burnt the churches to boost his reputation within his favoured music Read More ...

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Excitement among Boda-boda riders in Kasese after Kyagulanyi’s nomination.

There was excitement among a section of the youth most of them Boda-Boda riders in Kasese Municipality after the nomination of Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi, the National Unity platform Presidential Flag bearer. Mr. Harison Kamende, a commercial rider who was one Read More ...

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Fort Portal city council moves to evict vendors along river Mpanga.

Fort Portal Tourism City Council has directed all vendors along River Mpanga to return to the market or risk forceful eviction. According to the City Clerk, Mr. Innocent Ahimbisibwe, they have noticed that vendors are leaving the market stalls empty Read More ...

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Minister Rukutana to be charged with armed robbery.

The Director of Public Prosecutions has amended the charge sheet in which Mwesigwa Rukutana is charged with threatening violence and added the charge of armed robbery and causing grievous harm. The state minister for labour, Mr Rukutana was expected to Read More ...

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Mayor Kabyanga urged his electorates to work closely.

The Kasese municipality Mayor has urged his electorates to work closely with police that is currently installing surveillance cameras in Kasese town partly to neutralize criminality. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio this morning, Mr. Kabyanga who encouraged the locals who Read More ...

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No clean and safe water in Bulembia Division-Kasese.

The local leadership in Bulembia Division in Kasese Municipality have called for collaborated efforts for clean and safe water now that the water source there was no longer reliable after the recent floods whose action had greatly interfered with quality Read More ...

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Kyagulanyi duly nominated.

Hon Robert Kyagulanyi has been nominated by the Electoral Commission at Kyambogo  University grounds. “I declare that Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu is a duly nominated candidate,” Justice Byamukama said. Kyagulanyi was seconded by his wife Barbie Kyagulanyi and fellow artiste Nubian Read More ...

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Yellow Power members in Kasese jubilated the Nomination for President M7.

Yellow Power members in Kasese district yesterday(02.November.2020) jubilated the Nomination for NRM Presidential flag bearer Yoweri Kaguta Museveni by hanging posters along the streets in Kasese town. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after the exercise, the regional leader Yellow Read More ...

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Health Minister Aceng leads NRM supporters procession.

A group of NRM supporters yesterday held a procession in the streets of Lira City to show their happiness and solidarity for the party after Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was nominated as a presidential candidate at Kyambogo university grounds in Kampala. Read More ...

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Police investigates the murder of a 38-year-old in Bushenyi.

Bushenyi Police are investigating the murder of a 38-year-old man whose body was found dumped along Kashozi road in Nyabubare sub county Bushenyi district. The deceased has been identified as Vereliano Mukorozi a resident of Kitojo, village and a business Read More ...

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Kyambogo students were turned off to access the campus during nominations.

Hundreds of students and visitors were turned away from Kyambogo University on the first day of the presidential nominations on Monday(02.November.2020) because of showing up without face masks. Those turned away tried to access the university from Kyambogo police station Read More ...

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NRM mobilizers & executive in Kasese commits themselves to campaign for M7.

National Resistance Movement-NRM Mobilizer’s and Executive in Kasese Municipality have committed themselves to campaign for President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni after his nomination by the electoral commission this morning. Addressing NRM mobilizers at Trans-Africa gardens in Kasese town, the mayor for Read More ...

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Be happy with heavy deployment, police tells Bobi Wine’s neighbors.

Heavy deployment along Gayaza Road, Kasangati and Magere village which is home of National Union Platform leader Robert Kyagulanyi has caused concern among some residents. The deployment by military, police and plain clothes security personnel is noticeably heavy, with some Read More ...

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EC ejects independent candidate John Katumba over incomplete payments.

Meanwhile, the Electoral Commission declined to nominate presidential aspirant John Katumba for failure to pay the required nomination fee of 20 million Shillings. According to the Presidential Elections Act, as amended in 2015, an aspirant can only be nominated after Read More ...

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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli says to work with rivals after tainted poll.

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has promised to work with his rivals after a landslide victory in an election that his leading opponent described as a travesty and the United States said was marred by widespread irregularities. This comes ahead of Read More ...

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30 arrested for plotting to disrupt presidential nomination activities.

Joint security teams in Kampala have arrested 30 people for allegedly hatching plans to disrupt the presidential nominations kicking-off this morning in Kyambogo. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the swoop followed a tipoff that the group which is Read More ...

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Busia residents demand more doses of oral cholera vaccine.

Busia Municipality leaders are demanding the provision of more doses of cholera vaccines, to ensure that the entire population is vaccinated against the disease. The government-provided 60,840 doses of the Oral Cholera Vaccine for the first round of vaccination which Read More ...

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IGP Ochola says security will crush any acts of violence during presidential nominations.

The Inspector of Police, John Martins Okoth Ochola has warned that police and other security agencies will deploy heavily in the city center and its environment ahead of the presidential nominations. A total of 10 presidential aspirants will today and Read More ...

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Museveni to travel In NRM Yellow Bus to Kyambogo for Nomination.

President Yoweri Museveni will travel by Bus to Kyambogo, the venue for the nomination of presidential candidates. The two-day nomination exercise is expected to start today (02.November.2020) and Museveni, the candidate for the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party will be Read More ...

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Christians challenged to live a saints’ life on earth.

Believers in Christ have been challenged to live a saints’ life on earth through proclaiming the Gospel of God in words and actions for eternity. The mother Church today celebrated the feast of all saints day which was set by Read More ...

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Seven lay readers were ordained unto deacons at St. Pauls cathedral in Kasese.

The Bishop South Rwenzori diocese Rt.Rev. Jackson Thembo Nzerebende has today scientifically ordained seven lay readers into deacons and thirteen deacons to priests at st.Paul,s cathedral in Kasese town, with a call on them to proclaim the good news of Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: CCCZ Helps Re-integrate a 6-Year-Old Boy into Family.

Mwenya Mukuka Losing the mother few hours after birth, now 6 years, Stephen Bwacha has been reintegrated with his maternal grandmother after spending 6 years in a child care facility, thanks to Catholic Care for Children in Zambia (CCCZ). Stephen Read More ...

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UGANDA: Transitioning a Boy-child from Children’s Home Still a Big Challenge.

Sr Lily Driciru Global trends are inviting and appealing to all child care institutions to embrace child re-unification or placement in different family or community-based care alternatives, leaving child care institutions (CCIs) for emergencies and transitory care. However, this move Read More ...

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KENYA: Italian Bishop Emeritus of Marsabit Diocese Dies at 91.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Bishop Ambrogio Ravasi, Emeritus of Kenya’s Marsabit Diocese has died Friday, October 30, at 91- years- old at a Nairobi Hospital. The Secretary General of the Consolata Missionaries (IMC) announced the demise of Bishop Ravasi Read More ...

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EC offers free Covid tests for journalists and presidential aspirants.

The electoral commission yesterday(30th.October.2020) conducted free covid-19 testing for all journalists, politicians and other service providers wishing to take part in next week’s presidential nomination exercise. Several members of the media fraternity took part in the exercise at the EC Read More ...

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Magufuli wins re-election amid claims of fraud.

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has won re-election with a landslide victory in a poll that the opposition has described as fraudulent. Mr. Magufuli’s main rival, Tundu Lissu, has said his party’s agents were prevented from entering polling stations during the Read More ...

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Hon. Bwerere on controversial utilization of road funds.

Speaker Kasese district Hon. Bwerere Godfrey has asked Works committee and office of the Chief administrative officer to harmonies on the controversial utilization of Road funds. While presiding over a district council at Kasese Multipurpose hall in Kasese town yesterday, Read More ...

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Crops & animal production remains low in Kasese district.

Production of both crops and animals in Kasese district remains low partly because the community takes agriculture basically for domestic purposes.. The former Maliba subcounty Chairperson, Mr. Rabson Magoma called for improved agricultures practices adding that low productivity can also Read More ...

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Kasese is gradually losing it’s Forest cover.

Kasese District is gradually losing its forest cover to uncontrolled human activities such as tree cutting for charcoal, timber and agriculture, the district environmental officer Augustine Koli has warned. According to Koli, most of the forest cover in Nyabirongo hills, Read More ...

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Police seals off city roads ahead of Presidential nominations.

Presidential aspirants will not be allowed to access the city center on the two nomination days of 2nd and 3rd November. This has been disclosed by the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Commander, Norman Musinga as he issued traffic guidelines ahead of the Read More ...

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Landslides kill at least 19 after heavy rain in Vietnam.

At least 19 people have been killed and dozens are missing after torrential rains caused by a powerful typhoon triggered landslides in Vietnam. Typhoon Molave slammed into the coast near Da Nang city, bringing heavy rain and strong winds. The Read More ...

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Tanzania’s Ruling Party Wins 99% Of Seats So Far.

Incomplete results from Tanzania’s parliamentary election show Tanzania’s ruling party has won 218 out of 220 parliamentary seats declared so far, reports Mwananchi newspaper. There are 264 constituencies in total, Tanzanians also voted for their president in the general election Read More ...

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EC confirms nine internal election observers ahead of 2021 polls.

The Electoral Commission has said that the European Union mission will have observers in next year’s general election. Hajjat Aisha Lubega, the EC Vice-Chairperson yesterday said that contrary to their previous stand not to send election observers in the coming Read More ...

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Floods destroy 16 houses in Maliba Sub-County.

Sixteen Villages in Maliba Sub County in Kasese district have severely been affected by yesterday`s(29th.October.2020) floods and mudslides, leaving about twenty five houses destroyed. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after visiting displaced people in Maliba sub county the Sub Read More ...

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Two people dies in River Hima.

Two people have reportedly died in River Hima in Kinyabwamba cell in Hima town council, Kasese district. No official communication about the incident yet but the Kasese district councilor for Hima town council, Hon. John Businge confirmed the death of Read More ...

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Kasese district is planning to construct Kyabayenze Bridge.

Kasese district is planning to construct Kyabayenze Bridge, construct two health centers in Busongora south and extending water to the local population in the next financial year 2021/2022. Addressing the media shortly after the Budget conference yesterday, the Kasese district Read More ...

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The Coordinator Kasese fish farmers cluster on improved livelihood.

The Coordinator Kasese fish farmers cluster Mr. Ategeka Laxis has indicated that improved livelihood in the district can partly be met through fish farming. While making a presentation on commercial fish farming at the end of two day training for Read More ...

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Bar owner arrested for stabbing client over 500=

A woman who allegedly stabbed to death a man over 500 Shillings has been arrested. The Kitgum District Police Commander Emmy Keith Eyaku says that Filder Acan a resident of Lacen village, in Mucwini Sub County was arrested yesterday (29th.October.2020) Read More ...

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UNRA to buy mobile bridges for emergency situations by July ’21.

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will soon purchase four portable bridges for emergency situations. According to UNRA Six billion shillings has been set aside to purchase the four metallic portable bridges within the next nine months. They are metallic, Read More ...

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Save the Children handed 10 VIP toilets & rain harvest water tanks to the community.

Save the children international has today handed over ten VIP toilets, ten rain harvest water tanks and community access roads, worthy eighty Million shillings with a call to communities own and put them to good use. Presiding over the official Read More ...

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Kireka woman killed in domestic brawl.

A man has killed his lover in a domestic brawl in Kireka in Wakiso district. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango has identified the deceased as 25-year-old Sylvia Katushabe, a resident of Kireka B in Kira Municipality Wakiso district.  Preliminary investigations Read More ...

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Media houses warned against hosting ‘red beret’ politicians.

Government has warned media houses against hosting politicians who don red berets and other items in the gazette, and promote hate speech or even tell lies. Speaking after a meeting between security chiefs and media owners held at the CMI Read More ...

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Philadelphia rocked by fresh unrest after police shooting.

Philadelphia police in US have said hundreds of looters are ransacking businesses in the city in a second night of unrest after police fatally shot a black man. Police reinforcements as well as the National Guard have been deployed. Officials Read More ...

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Parents blamed to be the cause of early pregnancy cases in Karambi S/C.

The increased cases of early pregnancies in Karambi sub-county have partly been attributed to failure by the parents to provide for their children. Speaking to our reporter in an interview, Hon. Charles Kaliba, the district councilor for Karambi Sub County Read More ...

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Tanzania votes — but opposition fears of foul play include printing of the ballots.

Tanzanian voters were preparing to head to the polls today (28th.October.2020), but some in the opposition are already crying foul about the election process. Zitto Kabwe, leader of the opposition ACT Wazalendo party, said there’s a concern that Tanzania’s National Read More ...

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Ten community access roads opened in MLTC-Mapoze says.

The Chairperson Mpondwe-Lhubiriha town council in Kasese district, Mr. Selevest Mapoze has opened ten community access roads this quarter. Speaking to our reporter this evening in Kasese town, Mr. Mapoze who said the roads are aimed at promoting business opportunities Read More ...

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Residents of Mithi7 were blocked from opening a temporary market shelter.

Residents of Mithi-Musanju village in Bwera Sub County, Kasese District have expressed their dissatisfaction today over the manner the sub county authority reportedly blocked their attempts aimed at establishing a temporary market shelter at the trading center. Speaking to our Read More ...

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Zanzibar presidential candidate ‘arrested trying to vote’

Zanzibar’s main opposition party has said its leader had been arrested a day before local and national elections. Maalim Seif Sharif was at a polling station on Tuesday morning when police officers hauled him away, his ACT Wazalendo party said. Read More ...

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IGP orders distribution of 50,000 copies of guidelines on gun use.

The Inspector-General of Police, Martins Okoth Ochola, has ordered for the distribution of more than 50,000 copies of the new Standard Operation Procedures to all police officers, LDUs and UPDF soldiers attached to the police force. In response to President Read More ...

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Government says Col Bantariza died of Covid-19.

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) yesterday(27th.October.2020) said the death of Col. Shaban Bantariza is a big blow to the party, given his loyalty and the fact that he had been appointed by President Museveni to help reconcile party members Read More ...

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18 more candidates’ endorsement signatures are still under verifications.

With less than a week to the presidential candidates’ nomination, the electoral commission has 18 more candidates whose voter endorsement signatures are still under verification and yet in the past two weeks the commission has only managed to verify and Read More ...

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FDC asks gov’t to pay examination fees for all candidates.

The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has joined parliament to demand government’s intervention to help clear Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB registration fees for candidates in private schools. At the beginning of this month, Parliament passed a resolution urging the government Read More ...

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Athlete Joshua Cheptegei promoted to ASP by police boss Martin Ochola.

The Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, has promoted policeman and athlete Joshua Cheptegei to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of police. Police spokesman Fred Enanga, announced the promotion on Monday morning. Cheptegei has been promoted in honor of Read More ...

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Unknown gunman is on search in Kasese.

The search for unknown gunman that reportedly attacked three people and put them on gun point yesterday’s morning(26th.October.2020) in Basecamp lower Kasese Municipality will continue tomorrow, the Basecamp ward LC 1 Chairperson, Mr. Jafali Kigutiha has said. No official comment Read More ...

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Parents urged to regularly provide informal education to their children.

Parents and Guardians in Kasese district have been urged to regularly provide informal education to their children during this holiday as a mitigating measure towards increased teenage pregnancy and early marriages. Speaking to our reporter this afternoon, the Karambi Sub Read More ...

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Kasese district launched Mass vaccination against Cholera.

Kasese district yesterday(26th.October.2020) launched Mass vaccination against Cholera in Kanyangeya ward in Nyamwamba division Kasese Municipality, with a call on the public to own the program. Presiding over the launch held at Kanyangeya main in Nyamwamba Division, the director of Read More ...

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Archbishop Lwanga warns government officials against grabbing Church land.

The Archbishop of Kampala Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has asked government officials to desist from grabbing the Church’s land.  Speaking at the 54th anniversary of Kampala Archdiocese held yesterday at Rubaga Cathedral, Lwanga said that past governments had given land Read More ...

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Minister Opendi calls for investigations into Kilembe mines.

The Minister of State for Energy and Minerals Dr.Sarah Opendi has asked the government to investigate the administration of Kilembe mines in Kasese district over allegations that mineral samples that were picked during exploration are missing. During her visit to Read More ...

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Drama as woman storms church to block estranged husband’s wedding plans.

There was drama at Our Lady of Fatima in Jinja City after a woman who separated from her husband 30 years ago stormed the church service to block his plans of marrying another woman. Ms Mary Baseka Norah, 58, stormed Read More ...

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Mass Cholera vaccination kicks off in Kasese.

Mass vaccination against Cholera kicked off yesterday(25th.October.2020) in Kasese district. The five-day exercise was rolled out today by a joint team comprising Ministry of Health officials and the district health team with support from World Health Organization, targeting more than Read More ...

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Health ministry’s PRO tests positive for COVID-19.

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the Ministry of Health Senior Public relations Officer, has tested positive for COVID-19. In a tweet to his followers, Ainebyoona confirmed his positive status noting that he had been admitted at Mulago National Referral hospital and was responding Read More ...

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Man jailed 30 years for defilement asks court to castrate him.

Meanwhile, a 30-year-old man from Luwero district will spend 30 years in jail for defiling his 10-year-old sister in law and later charged with aggravated defilement. Kassim Kisomeso, a resident of Busiika town in Luwero district was found guilty of Read More ...

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Man given life sentence for abducting, murdering 5 year old boy.

The High court in Wakiso has sent a 28-year-old man to prison for life for abducting, demanding a ransom and murdering a five-year-old boy. Justice Patricia Basaaze sentenced Mukisa Deo to life imprisonment for kidnapping and killing Elvis Kibuule (5) Read More ...

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69 killed in Nigeria protests.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says 69 people have been killed in protests against police brutality that have rocked the country. The deaths were mainly civilians but include police officers and soldiers. The president announced the toll in an emergency meeting Read More ...

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His Worship Kabyanga on the six killer diseases vaccination.

The Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga has called for collaborated efforts to encourage vaccination of children against the six killer diseases as a measure to minimize infant mortality rates. Addressing breast feeding mothers at Kasese Municipal health Centre Read More ...

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Family: “ABS TV’s Pastor Yiga Abizaayo is still alive”

The family of Pastor Augustine Yiga of the Revival Church in Kawaala, commonly known as “Abizaayo” has come out to clarify that the pastor is not dead. Earlier, media reports had suggested that the controversial pastor had passed on following Read More ...

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Bunyoro kingdom rejects new Police commander over Mityana teargas incident.

Bunyoro kingdom has said they will not allow the newly appointed Hoima District Police Commander to operate in the area over an unfortunate incident over the weekend. The Mbogo clan chiefs who were attending a thanksgiving ceremony for their leader, Read More ...

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Australia child abuse: Police arrest 44 suspects and rescue 16 children.

Australian police have arrested 44 men across the nation on suspicion of possessing and producing child abuse material. Sixteen children had been removed from harm in the process, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said. The arrests followed a year-long investigation Read More ...

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Mbogo incident: Senior officers transferred.

Two senior officers accused of leading security personnel who used teargas to disperse members of Buganda Kingdom’s Mbogo Clan have been transferred. The clan members had convened at their ancestral site at Mugulu – Ziggoti Town Council to attend thanksgiving Read More ...

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Some finalists at Mbarara institute in Kasese are likely to miss UBTEB.

A section of finalists at Mbarara institute for Social development in Kasese Municipality are likely to Miss UBTEB Registration  should they fail to report for lectures, the Coordinator for Kasese study center, Mr. Alfred Ikwera has said. Speaking to Our Read More ...

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18 year old man raped five year old baby in Buhuhira s/c.

The Local leadership inKikoka village Buhuhira Sub County in Kasese district have called for justice on eighteen year old man who reportedly raped five year old baby girl and killed her instantly. Kasese guide radio has not yet received an Read More ...

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Ministry of works designs new bridges and roads flood disaster plan.

The Ministry of Works and Transport and the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) have designed a new flood action plan to counter delays during flood disasters. The new five-year flood action plan involves making readily available funds, equipment and human Read More ...

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IGP Ochola issues new operation guidelines.

The Inspector-General of Police, John Martins Okoth Ochola, has responded to President Yoweri Museveni’s directive to draft operation procedures that will be followed by all police officers and personnel from sister agencies during field duties. Museveni on September 8TH directed Read More ...

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Six arrested over woman murder & her 5 month old baby.

Six people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a woman and her five month old baby that were yesterday(22nd.October.2020) murdered by unknown thugs in Kitabu village, Muhokya Sub County Kasese district. The Regional OC CID Rwenzori East Read More ...

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Musyenene two village residents in Kasese are likely to face hunger & famine.

Residents of Musyenene two village in Nyakiyumbu Sub County Kasese district are likely to face hunger and famine should they fail to plant food crops. Speaking to our reporter yesterday, the area chairperson Mr. John Malegha attributed increased famine and Read More ...

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Afghan air strike on religious school leaves 12 children dead.

At least 12 civilians have been killed in an air strike on a religious school in the northern Afghan province of Takhar, local officials say. They said the strike on the madrassa in the village of Hazara killed 11 children Read More ...

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UNEB sets fees for exams registration.

The Uganda National Examinations Board has released the programme for registration of candidates for the forthcoming national examinations. Addressing journalists at the Uganda Media Center, the board’s Secretary, Daniel Odongo, said registration of candidate’s starts today electronically, and will run Read More ...

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Police gun down rape suspect.

Police have shot dead a private security guard for resisting arrest. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango identifies the deceased as Ali Mbayo, a resident of Rugala in Rubaga division. According to Onyango, Mbayo was gunned in the wee hours Read More ...

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Dates for MPs, Local Govts Elections Set.

Ugandans will go to polls on January 14, 2021, to elect their Members of Parliament, the Electoral Commission has announced. The electoral body has also gazetted November 9, 2020, to January 12, 2021, as campaign period for all nominated MP Read More ...

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16 sub-counties in Kasese to receive Oral cholera Vaccine.

Sixteen sub counties in Kasese district will next week receive Oral cholera Vaccine, Kasese district health officer Dr.Yusuf Baseke has said. Speaking to our reporter this morning, Dr. Baseke said health workers will move house to house vaccinating children from Read More ...

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Police Fire Live Bullets, Teargas To Disperse Protesting Cyclists.

Police in Mbarara district have fired teargas and live bullets to disperse rowdy boda boda riders protesting the death of their colleague a 38 year old motorcyclist knocked dead yesterday as he fled from a traffic officer who tried to Read More ...

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Bobi Wine applauds Judge after NUP case.

Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the president of the National Unity Platform has applauded   Justice Musa Ssekaana for standing out and holding his values in a case that was challenging the legality of his new political outfit. Earlier yesterday(21st.October.2020), Ssekaana dismissed a Read More ...

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Fr. Thomas’ mother of 72 years old was laid to rest.

The body of a 72 years old late Tereza Tabarwa Kyenderesire, the mother to Fr. Thomas Tusingwere of the Diocese of Kasese has been laid to rest at her ancestral home in Phase one scheme in Kasese Municipality, with a Read More ...

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High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana rules in favor of NUP.

The High Court Civil Division has dismissed with costs, a suit in which four founding members of the National Unity, Reconciliation and Development Party were challenging the changes that led to the transfer of its leadership to Kyaddondo East MP Read More ...

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Fort Portal authorities terminate contract of roads contractor over incompetence.

Fort Portal Tourism City authorities have terminated the contract of Trino Consulting Limited that had been contracted to repair Ruhandiika Street and Kaboyo roads. In February, Fort Portal launched the rehabilitation of the two roads that were full of potholes Read More ...

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Seven children burnt to death, after thatched house caught fire.

Seven children have suffocated to death in a grass thatched hut in Mubende district.  Wamala Region Police Spokesperson, Rachael Kawala identifies the deceased as Nauliat Nakato, Rahma Nakakooza (10), Mariam Mbabazi (10), Edris Serugo (6), Abdallah Kakooza (5), Asiat Nassaazi Read More ...

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Protesters ‘shot dead’ in Lagos.

A number of people taking part in a protest against police brutality have reportedly been shot dead or injured in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos. A witness told the BBC he had counted about 20 bodies and at least 50 injured Read More ...

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Man retrieved from Lake George.

The Body of a twenty eight year old man who reportedly drowned at Kasenyi landing site on Lake George in Muhokya Sub County, Kasese district was last evening of (20th.October.2020) retrieved from the lake. The Chairperson LC 3 for Muhokya Read More ...

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Floods destroys Crops in Munkunyu S/C-residents count loses.

Residents of Nkunyu one village in Munkunyu Sub County in Kasese district are counting loses after their crops were destroyed by floods of River Kikunyu after it rained heavily yesterday(20th.October.2020). The local council one Chairperson for Nkunyu one village in Read More ...

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Buchaman’s crew surrender military uniforms to police.

The Presidential advisor on ghetto affairs, Mark Bugembe, alias Buchaman together with his crew have surrendered a number of attires and other items that resemble military and police uniforms that they have been in possession of illegally. The development comes Read More ...

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Kasese RDC warns for excessive force implemented during curfew time.

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner, Lt Joe Walusimbi has threatened to lawfully deal with security operatives whom he blames for unnecessary application of excessive force while implementing curfew time and other guidelines against the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic. The Kasese Read More ...

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Mr. Abdul on suspected armed robbers in Maliba S/C.

Meanwhile, the Maliba subcounty local council three chairperson, Mr. Abdul Saad has called on security to expedite the operation against suspected armed robbers saying to be targeting valuables but also threatening lives. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio today, Mr. Abdul Read More ...

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Lions Club-Kasese delivered relief items worth ugx 36M to disaster victims.

The Lions Club of Kasese has yesterday(20th.October.2020) delivered relief items worth 36 million shillings from Lions Club international Emergency relief Funds 2020 to disaster victims of water floods, including the Kanyangeya Camp flood victims. On delivering the relief items, the Read More ...

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Museveni donates UGX 100m to his village primary school.

As schools financially struggle to reopen after seven months of lockdown, President Yoweri Museveni has donated 100 million Shillings to a primary school in his village of Rushere in Kiruhura district. In a press statement issued by the presidential press Read More ...

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Clerics wary of violence in 2021 General Election.

The Inter-Religious Council has called upon Ugandans to avoid any acts of violence as the 2021 general elections draw closer.   The call was made during a one-day dialogue yesterday(19th.October.2020) that was attended by various political and religious leaders from Read More ...

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Trees were planted in Commemoration of the 54th Anniversary of his Majesty Omusinga.

Rwenzururu Kingdom subjects yesterday planted trees in Commemoration of the 54th Anniversary of his Majesty Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere, the Kingdom Premier Rt. Hon.Muranga Kule Joseph has said. Speaking to our reporter shortly after launching tree planting campaign at Buhikira Read More ...

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Teenager shot by CID, family gets threats.

Police in Busoga East say they are investigating a curious incident in which a teenager was shot at close range on the chest in Kibaale Town Council of Namutumba district by the officer in charge of CID Kabale Police Post.  Read More ...

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Arua registers two new Covid-19 deaths.

Arua regional referral hospital has registered two more cases of corona-Virus related deaths, both male adults. The two deaths bring to four the number of deaths registered so far due to covid-19 in Arua district.  The acting district health officer Arua, Read More ...

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Vietnam landslide: Rescuers search for survivors at barracks.

A frantic search is under way in Vietnam to find 11 soldiers whose barracks were buried by a huge landslide as the country battles its worst floods for years. Eleven bodies have so far been pulled from the remains of Read More ...

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Boreholes in Isango S/C are under completion-Hon. Moses said.

Isango Sub-county Speaker in Kasese district Hon.Moses Tsutsu has reported that completion of boreholes in the area is under away, following the arrest and release on bond of the contractor last week. Speaking to Kasese guide radio this morning, Hon Read More ...

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Rwenzururu Kingdom has postponed the 54 anniversary celebrations.

Rwenzururu Kingdom has postponed the 54 anniversarycelebrations of his Majesty Charles Wisely Mumbere Iremangoma slated for today in Kasese district, the Kingdom premier Rt.Hon. Joseph Muranga has said. According to the Kingdom premier, all the Banya-Rwenzururu have been asked to Read More ...

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123 Congolese refugees intercepted while escaping from Kyangwali settlement area.

Security operatives in Kikuube district have intercepted and apprehended 123 Congolese refugees who had escaped from Kyangwali refugee settlement area in Kyangwali Sub county Kikuube district.   The refugees escaped from the settlement area over the weekend and were intercepted Read More ...

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Motorists urged to be safety conscious.

The Chairperson local council three for Kitswamba subcounty in Kasese district, Mr. Juma Chance Magonya has called for more consciousness by motorist if the roads were to be safe for the users. Mr. Mugonya`s comments followed an incident in which Read More ...

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Bernadeti hailed to be the best fit MP for Busongora south.

Ms Businge Bernadette, the DP Flag bearer for Busongora South, Hon. Centenary Robert, the Incumbent MP and independent candidate for the Kasese Municipal MP seat were among the parliamentary aspirants nominated yesterday(16th.October.2020) by the Kasese district electoral commission returning officer, Read More ...

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44 NUP supporters remanded to Kigo and Kitalya prison.

At least 44 supporters of National Unity Platform have been remanded to Kitalya Government prison on offenses of unlawfully wearing uniforms similar to those exclusively gazetted for the country’s armed forces. The accused including men and women were on Friday Read More ...

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Aminah’s defection to NRM is not a suprise, Mr. Basisa Kasese chairman NUP says.

Meanwhile, the Kasese district National Unity platform Chairperson, Mr. Brian Basisa has said he is not surprised with the defection to NRM party of Ms. Aminah Kahindo Noono who she described as a mole sent by the ruling party to Read More ...

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Sarah Baleke has called for peace & unity among party members for their success.

The Kasese district Woman MP NRM flag bearer, Ms Sarah Ithungu Masereka called for peace and unity among the party members if they are to excel in the general elections. Ms Sarah who was speaking to our reporter shortly after Read More ...

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Kiyonga’s say on Mpondwe border-Butembo road construction.

Former Minister of defense Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has lashed at some politicians whom he blames for criticizing President Museveni`s move to construct the Mpondwe border-Butembo road which according to the Bush war fighter will not improve border security but boost Read More ...

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Mr. Kambale Ferigo on lobbying’s for Kasese people.

As the registration exercise of MP aspirants ended yesterday (16th.October.2020), the Kasese Municipal NRM MP Flag bearer, Mr. Kambale Ferigo has put lobbying for the reconstruction of Kilembe Mines hospital, having a modern mortuary, follow up on the construction of Read More ...

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DRC’s Cardinal Besungu appointed to Council of Cardinals.

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to the Council of Cardinals. As the African representative on the advisory body, he replaces Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, who resigned late in 2018. Read More ...

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More planes promised to put out Kilimanjaro fire.

Tanzania says more helicopters and planes will be deployed from Thursday to put out the fires on Mount Kilimanjaro, which have been raging for five days. Firefighters and volunteers are struggling, according to Tourism Minister Hamisi Kigwangalla, as efforts to Read More ...

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Seven teachers in Fort Portal arrested for failure to wear masks.

Seven teachers in Fort Portal Tourism City were arrested for failure to wear masks as schools reopened for finalists yesterday (15th.October.2020). The teachers were picked up as Kabarole Resident District Commissioner– RDC, Steven Asiimwe moved around schools to ensure strict Read More ...

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Obongi nominations held under tight security.

There was heavy and tight security deployment in Obongi town as nominations took place at the Electoral Commission offices yesterday(15th.October.2020) morning.  When MP Kapsi Fungaroo who went to be nominated at 10:00am, he was met by anti-riot police who had Read More ...

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Nominations for MP candidates in Kasese kicked off safely.

Nominations for parliamentary candidates in Kasese district kicked off yesterday (15th.October.2020), with independent aspirants who reportedly lost the NRM and FDC party primaries coming early for the exercise. Ms. Kabugho Mary Maryline who lost the Kasese Woman Parliamentary flag and Read More ...

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Education ministry says asking parents for masks is illegal.

The ministry of education and sports has warned institutions to desist from pestering parents to provide facial masks for finalists. This comes following several reports that schools are asking parents to provide as many as five facial masks and shields Read More ...

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Alcoholism has increased domestic violence in Families.

The Chairperson Local Council one Nganji Village in Kilembe sub-county Kasese district, Mr. Augastine Binyatsi has attributed the increasing cases of domestic violence to Alcoholism and drug abuse. Speaking to our reporter yesterday at his office, Mr. Augastine said preliminary Read More ...

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Kasese district is at risk of facing Global warming soon.

Kasese district is at risk of facing Global warming soon, should the local community fail to impress tree planting. The observation was made yesterday by the Chairperson Rural Youth Initiative for development –RYID, Mr. William Bwambale, shortly after donating tree Read More ...

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Biden says Florida seniors ‘expendable’ for Trump.

US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has criticized Donald Trump’s handling of Covid-19, while courting elderly voters in the key battleground state of Florida. He told them that the president saw seniors, who have been more at risk in the Read More ...

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Police raids Bobi Wine’s NUP headquarters.

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has confirmed that several documents and items have been confiscated by security from their offices in Kamwokya Kampala yesterday(14th.October.2020). The party said documents, CCTV camera monitors and documents containing collected signatures required for the nomination Read More ...

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Stigma & discrimination still a barrier in Uganda’s fight against HIV/AIDS.

Stigma and discrimination of people living with HIV-AIDS remains a significant barrier in Uganda’s fight against HIV/AIDS. This is according to the minister in charge of the presidency, Esther Mbayo, who was addressing the media in Kampala yesterday along with Read More ...

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Over 14 schools in Kasese municipality are likely not open.

Over fourteen schools in Kasese Municipality are likely not open today (15th Oct.2020) as finalists resume classes after reportedly failing to meet the required standard operating procedures-SOP,S. Addressing educational stakeholders at Kasese Primary School this afternoon, the Kasese Municipal Education Read More ...

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Kenyan Schools Warned Against Spraying Students.

Kenya’s health ministry has warned school administrators against spraying students with disinfectants as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. Final year students in primary and secondary schools resumed learning on Monday.  A video showing schoolgirls queuing to Read More ...

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Kitalya prison inmate accused of defiling 14 year old girl.

A convicted inmate at Kitalya prison farm in Wakiso district is on the spot for defiling a 14-year-old girl. The suspect is 29-year-old Emmanuel Nyombi, who is serving an eleven jail term for defilement. Nyombi, who has spent 9 years Read More ...

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Muhindo Amina lost NUP flag and defected to NRM.

Ms. Muhindo Amina NONO, who lost the National Union Platform-NUP flag bearer for Kasese Municipality Member of parliament has yesterday(14th.Oct.2020) defected to the National Resistance Movement-NRM. Receiving her at Boma grounds in Kasese town, the Mayor Kasese Municipality His worship Read More ...

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Two month old baby assaulted in Mahango S/C- Police on investigation.

Police have started investigation about two people that allegedly assaulted a two month old baby in Mahango sub-county Kasese district. The DPC Kasese division, ASP Alfred Bagenda confirmed the information and identified the suspects as, Gideon Basaliza and Kajungu Albert Read More ...

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Kasese NRM publicity secretary urges people to vote only NRM candidates.

Kasese District NRM publicity secretary, Mr. Johnson Kamala Kalyasa has asked people of Kasese to vote only NRM candidates in order to win government service delivery. Mr. Kamala made the remarks this afternoon at a planning meeting for the elected Read More ...

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Christians asked not to be hypercritic to God’s commandments.

Believers in Christ wherever they may be have been challenged not be hypercritic in following God’s commandments but rather live according to their faith. Presiding over his second thanksgiving Mass in his ancestral home in Rwanguba village commonly known as Read More ...

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Col. Mwesigye threatens to sue NRM for nullifying his victory.

The Nyabushozi County Member of Parliament, Fred Mwesigye has threatened to sue the National Resistance Movement party (NRM) for nullifying the constituency’s primary election results. This was revealed in a letter to NRM Election Commission (EC) Chairman, Tanga Odoi copied Read More ...

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Fire breaks out on Africa’s tallest mountain in TZ.

Efforts are continuing in Tanzania to extinguish a fire that has broken out on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Members of the Tanzania National Parks Authority (Tanapa) and local people have been struggling to put Read More ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive For Coronavirus.

In sports, Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has announced. Ronaldo, 35, will isolate himself from teammates. Another round of testing revealed he was the only player on the team Read More ...

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Sarah Baleke declared as NRM flag bearer Kasese woman MP.

The Chairperson NRM Electoral commission, Dr.Tanga Odoi has declared Sarah Ithungu Baleke as the elected flag bearer for Kasese woman member of parliament after defeating Kabugho Mary Maryline in the NRM primaries. According to a circular signed by Dr.Odoi dated Read More ...

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211 Cars, 311 Motorcycles Impounded In Monday Night Police Operations.

The joint security operations on Monday(12th October 2020) night impounded 331 motorcycles plus 211 cars and bigger vehicles for flouting the curfew. Although the curfew takes effect at 9pm, police allowed another one hour before apprehending those still on the road Read More ...

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56-year old Tanzanian truck driver dies on steering wheel.

A 56-year Tanzanian truck driver has collapsed and died on the steering while driving along the Kampala-Masaka Highway, paralyzing traffic of the road for hours. This incident happened at Bbajja in Lukaya town council, Kalungu district. Kalungu RDC Caleb Tukaikiriza Read More ...

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CID wants soldiers to guard government prisons.

The Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID has advised the Uganda Prisons Service to deploy soldiers to guard government prisons. This follows last month’s escape of 223 prisoners from Moroto government prison. According to a report compiled by the CID, the investigating team Read More ...

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Nyabirongo Health Centre 3 will be upgraded to a four status.

The permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Diana Atwine has said upgrading of Nyabirongo Health center three to four status in Kisinga town council Kasese district will start next financial year. Dr. Diana made the remarks this morning while addressing Read More ...

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Rescue children from Covid-19 infection- Mr. Balinda.

The Director Infant Preparatory school in Kasese Municipality, Mr. Balinda Wilfred Masereka has called on government and other stakeholders to come to the rescue of children who could bear the impact of COVID-19 if action is not taken. Speaking to Read More ...

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Three presidential aspirants have submitted signatures to EC – Bukenya.

As the clock ticks to the October 16 deadline, only three presidential aspirants have so far submitted signatures supporting their candidature to the Electoral Commission for verification. Speaking to this radio, Mr. Paul Bukenya, the acting spokesperson of the Electoral Read More ...

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KDLG commissioned a suspeneded foot cable bridge on R. Lhubiriha.

Kasese District local government has commissioned a suspended foot cable bridge on River Lhubiriha that connects Kitholhu and Karambi Sub Counties. The bridge was constructed under funding by Bridge to Prosperity, a US based non-governmental organization in partnership with the Read More ...

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Odama suspends priest over politics

The Archbishop of Gulu, John Baptist Odama, has suspended the Rev Fr Charles Onen for reportedly declaring his political bid contrary to laws barring priests from participating in politics. The Rev Fr. Onen has expressed interest to contest for the Read More ...

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Youth cautioned against laziness.

Local leadership of Nyakabingo II in Central Division in Kasese Municipality have blamed the increasing cases of theft to the lazy youth in the area who wish to reap from where they do not sow. Speaking to our reporter at Read More ...

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Ntoroko flood victims call for resettlement.

More than 7,000 people displaced by floods resulting from the rising Lake Albert water levels in Ntoroko district want the government to resettle them. Flooding in the district is a perennial problem. However, it escalated at the start of this Read More ...

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Hima Health Center 3 lacks essential diagnostic equipment.

The Anti-Retroviral Therapy-ART Clinic at Hima Health Center three in Kasese district lacks essential diagnostic equipment despite serving over 500 active HIV clients.   Lydia Musoki, the head of ART Clinic, says they lack CD4 counting and TB testing machines, Read More ...

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Ogora petitions FDC party over endorsement of Aol Ocan.

Gulu City Woman MP aspirant, Ms Vento Auma Ogora is protesting the manner in which Forum for Democratic Change handpicked Ms Betty Aol Ocan as the party flag bearer without going through the FDC  party  primaries as is required in Read More ...

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New study to establish workers perceptions about COVID-19 vaccine.

A total of 800 health workers are being recruited to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine study in which the researchers will access their knowledge about the vaccine. Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu, the Executive Director of Uganda Virus Research Institute, the agency Read More ...

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Kabukero village LC 1, fails ugx 100,000 for medication.

The Chairperson LC One for Kabukero village, Karusandara Sub County in Kasese district is worried for his life after he reportedly failed to raise one hundred thousand shillings for medication. Speaking to Kasese guide radio while at the RDC s Read More ...

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Two months baby girl injured and rushed to Kilembe mines Hospital.

A two months old baby girl was this afternoon rushed to Kilembe mines Hospital in perilous condition after she was allegedly cut on the head during a land wrangle in Nyamisule village of Mahango sub county, Kasese district. The Chairperson Read More ...

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Newly ordained priest in the congregation of the Holy Cross Rev. Fr. Julius Baluku.

The newly ordained priest in the congregation of the Holy Cross Rev. Fr. Julius Baluku CSC yesterday (09.Sep.2020) said his first thanksgiving Mass as a priest at his home in Kamaiba in Kasese Town with a call to pray for Read More ...

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Nigerian serial killer sentenced to death in Port Harcourt.

A man who killed nine women in a case that caused outrage in Nigeria has been sentenced to death in the southern city of Port Harcourt. Prosecutors say 40-year-old Gracious David-West strangled his victims in hotel rooms across Nigeria between Read More ...

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Museveni defends move to build roads in DRC.

President Museveni has defended government decision to build roads in neighbouring Democratic republic of Congo. This follows a recent heated debate over the matter with several legislators criticizing government for prioritizing roads in Congo over Uganda’s poor roads. Presiding over Read More ...

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Kasese deputy RDC on Emyooga program Beneficiaries.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has called for calm among the expectant Emyooga program beneficiaries whose selection is currently on to get who of the applicants receive funding in the first quarter onwards. Speaking to Kasese guide radio Read More ...

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10 NRM councilors passed un opposed in Kasese district.

Ten councilors, all members of the ruling NRM party in Kasese have reportedly passed un opposed, the Kasese district registrar, Hajji Suleiman Kato has said. Speaking to Kasese guide radio at his office in Kasese town, Hajji Kato listed the Read More ...

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UNATU raises concern over safety of teachers when schools re-open.

The Uganda National Teachers Union has said that the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs that were released by the education and health ministries to guide the re-opening of schools raise more questions regarding the safety of learners and teachers. Last week, President Read More ...

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ANT leaders condemn Uganda spending Sh200b on DRC roads.

Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) leaders have condemned Uganda government’s plan to fund construction of roads in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Ethiopia. On Monday this week, the State minister in charge of planning David Bahati appeared Read More ...

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Over 400 students in Kasese are reported pregnant.

Over four hundred school going children in Kasese district but specifically from central division are reported pregnant during this lockdown, the central division LC 3 Chairperson Mr. Safari Martin has said. According to safari, preliminary reports from Medicine San Frontier’s Read More ...

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Trump refuses to take part in virtual TV event with Joe Biden.

US President Donald Trump has refused to take part in a virtual TV debate with his Democratic rival Joe Biden. Earlier the commission deciding the 15th October Miami debate’s format said it would have to take place remotely. It made Read More ...

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Amuriat named FDC presidential flag bearer 2021 Elections.

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, has been declared the party Presidential flag bearer for the 2021 general election. The other contender for the seat, Mr. Wasswa Biriggwa, who is also the party chairperson, pulled out Read More ...

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EC adjusts nomination dates for MP candidates.

Electoral Commission has finally bowed to pressure from parliament and extended the nomination of parliamentary candidates by a week’s time. The decision was reportedly reached in a meeting between the Speaker of Parliament, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Read More ...

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EC asks Kampala MP aspirants to book nomination appointments.

The Electoral Commission has asked candidates for the Member of Parliament for Kampala to book specific days they want to be nominated. As the electoral commission prepares to nominate candidates for Members of parliament seats next week, the aspirants in Read More ...

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You have to respect God to inherit kingdom of heaven, Rev Fr. Tumusiime preached.

Believers in Christ wherever they may be have been asked to have respect for God in order to inherit the kingdom of heaven. The call was sounded  today by the Vocations director diocese of Kasese, Rev Fr. Joseph Tumusiime while Read More ...

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Sironko RDC in quarantine after his deputy tests postive for Covid-19.

Sironko Resident District Commissioner, Mr. Isaac Lulaba has been quarantined after his deputy tested positive for Covid19.    Mr.Lulaba, who also chairs the Sironko District Covid19 Taskforce, told journalists this morning before going into isolation that the samples taken from Read More ...

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Deadly flash floods hit France and Italy.

Heavy rains have caused flash floods in south-eastern France and north-western Italy, killing at least seven people on both sides of the border. Storm Alex has destroyed dozens of houses and washed away roads in a mountainous border region. Coastal Read More ...

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NUP supporters reject Kasese MP seat flag bearer.

A section of National Unity Platform-NUP party supporters in Kasese district have rejected the flag bearer for the Kasese municipality parliamentary seat.   They have vowed to return their membership cards unless NUPs candidate’s Vetting Committee reverses the selection of Read More ...

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Be-ware of thugs riding motorcycles at night – UPDF.

Uganda People Defence Forces –UPDF have expressed concern over increasing cases of thugs moving on motorcycles in the night hours. First Division Spokesperson, Maj. Yusuf Bilal Katamba, said a number of thugs are moving on motorcycles late in the night Read More ...

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Col.Dr. Besigye is COVID-19 negative – FDC.

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change party has denied reports doing rounds in mainstream and social media platforms that their former party head Rtd. Dr. Kiiza Besigye tested positive for Covid19. The FDC Deputy Spokesperson, John Kikonyogo, says they have Read More ...

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Trump Covid: President criticised over drive-past.

Medical experts are questioning Donald Trump’s decision to greet supporters in a drive-past outside the hospital where he is being treated for Covid-19. There are concerns the US president, who wore a mask, may have endangered Secret Service staff inside Read More ...

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Constitutional court dismisses Besigye’s petition challenging preventive arrest.

Meanwhile, a panel of five Constitutional Court Judges has dismissed the petition in which four times presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye wanted a charge of preventive arrest repealed from the Police Act. The Justices led by Fredrick Egonda -Ntende today Read More ...

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Justice Gadenya airlifted to Kampala after freak accident.

A military chopper reportedly airlifted Masindi High Court Resident Judge, Paul Gadenya to Nakasero Hospital in Kampala following a nasty motor accident this morning along Kampala-Masindi Highway. The UPDF chopper picked up Justice Gadenya from Masindi town this afternoon together Read More ...

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Over 20,000 school going Girls have been sexually abused in Uganda.

Over twenty thousand school going Girls have been sexually abused in Uganda, the trend that must be reversed for a better future by all education stakeholders, the Kasese Municipal Uganda National Union Chairperson, Mr. Jerevezio Monday Bwambale has said. Addressing Read More ...

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UGANDA: Germany Government donates PPEs to Catholic Health Facilities.

By Jjunju Francis The Federal Republic of Germany donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) worthy 100,000 Euros (approx. UGX 435 million) to 55 Catholic lower level health facilities in the fight against Covid-19. The equipment that include gloves, foot and eye Read More ...

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KENYA: A Need For Authentic Witnesses Of The Gospel For a Church Says Bishop Kamau.

By Janet Hinga The committee from the Kenya Conference of Catholic bishops- KCCB, Commission for Clergy and Religious, on the 24th-26th September 2020 held an online workshop for all the catholic Liaison Committee members and the Pontifical Mission Societies-PMS under Read More ...

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Pope Francis Appoints Bishop Bergamaschi, Vicar Apostolic of Gambella.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA and Habtamu Abrdew Beture The Holy Father on Tuesday, September 29, appointed Bishop Roberto Bergamaschi a member of the Congregation of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) as the new Vicar Apostolic of Gambella Vicariate. The Vicariate Read More ...

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Former Kampala Mayor Al-Haj Nasser laid to rest.

Former Kampala Mayor Al-Haj Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala has been laid to rest at his ancestral home in Kisaasi At 3:00 pm yesterday, Ssebaggala’s body was led to the graveyard and buried next to his late father Sharif Al-Hajj Shaban Ssebaggala.  Read More ...

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Local Government Act amendment assented.

President Museveni has assented to an amendment to the Local Government Act cap 243, removing the lower and upper age limit for lower local council leaders. On Tuesday(29th.September. 2020), Parliament passed an amendment to the Act, removing the lower and Read More ...

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MLTC residents asked to form groups to benefit on gov’t programs.

Residents of Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council in Kasese district have been asked to form groups in order to benefit on various government programs. The call was sounded yesterday by a representative from Center for Community Development Initiative Uganda, Ms. Alice Read More ...

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Woman cried after allegedly being denied access to food relief in Kasese town.

Drama ensued yesterday at Kasese primary school in Kasese Municipality when a woman broke into tears after allegedly being denied access to food relief. Speaking to our reporter, the woman on condition of anonymity who claimed had a blind child Read More ...

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Kasese NRM registrar declared Mr. Yasin unopposed Chairperson Youth council.

Kasese district NRM registrar Mr. Amon Thembo yesterday declared Mr. Yasin Bwambale unopposed NRM flag bearer for Chairperson Youth council Kasese district after the incumbent Mr. Allan Tusiime pulled out of the race over alleged old age. Addressing youths at Read More ...

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K’se district will on Monday join the rest of the world to commemorate world teacher’s day.

Kasese district will on Monday join the rest of the world to commemorate world teacher’s day, the Chairperson UNATU Kasese district Mr. Joshua Mbale has said. According to Joshua, the district celebration  under the theme “ teachers living in crisis Read More ...

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Nigerian President sends get well soon message to Trump, wife.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other leaders around the world in wishing the US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, a quick and full recovery from Covid-19. According to a statement from the Nigerian presidency, Mr. Buhari expressed Read More ...

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KCCA eulogizes Late Ssebaggala as a great statesman.

Kampala Capital City Authority Council has eulogized the late former mayor of Kampala, Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala, who died last weekend, as a great statesman and political mentor that the city and entire country will miss forever. This was in Read More ...

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Bwesumbu sub county residents raise concerns over insecurity.

Residents of Bwesumbu Sub County in Kasese District have raised concerns about the increasing cases of insecurity in the area. According to residents, there have been several house breaks and attacks on business people operating in the area. The latest Read More ...

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KDLG on disputed land that hosts Kasese Multipurpose hall with costs.

The court of appeal in Kampala has today ruled the appeal in favor of Kasese district local government on the disputed land that hosts Kasese Multipurpose hall with costs. Court presided over by three justices of court of appeal, Justice Read More ...

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NUP flag bearer for LCV K’se district, Mr. Moses has prioritized improving road net-work.

The National Unity Platform –NUP flag bearer for the LCV Kasese district seat, Mr. Moses Bwambale has prioritized improving road net-work and education in Mountainous areas if mandated to lead the people of Kasese in general elections. Speaking to our Read More ...

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IGP orders CID to investigate MP Simeo Nsubuga for threatening to kill.

The Inspector-General of Police [IGP] Martin Okoth Ochola has directed the Criminal Investigation Department [CID] to investigate Kassanda South MP Simeo Nsubuga for threatening to kill someone over politics.  This follows audio which has been circulating on various media platforms, Read More ...

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Trump & First Lady to Enter Quarantine after Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus.

US President Donald Trump has said he and the US first lady are in quarantine after one of his closest aides tested positive for coronavirus. He tweeted that both he and Melania Trump were now awaiting their own test results Read More ...

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Entebbe airport re-opens, air travelers exempted from curfew restrictions.

Entebbe Deputy Resident District Commissioner Njuki Mbabali says that incoming and outgoing passengers will be exempted from night curfew restrictions if their flights fall within the curfew hours. Uganda maintains a nighttime curfew running from 9 pm to 6:30 a. Read More ...

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Parliament passes resolution for gov’t to pay exam fees for candidates.

Parliament has passed a resolution urging the government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year due to the impact of COVID-19. This was after a motion presented by Bugabula south MP Henry Kibalya Read More ...

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Street kids in Kasese town blames their life to domestic violence in their homes.

Some street children talked to by Kasese Guide radio have blamed their decisions for their current life to domestic violence and un friendly Step mothers. Speaking to our reporter as they took their breakfast in one of the corridors in Read More ...

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Mr. Mapoze listed improved Revenue collection in MLTC.

The Mpondwe-Lhubiriha town council local council three chairperson, Mr. Selevest Mapoze has listed improved Revenue collection and service delivery as some of the achievements during his one term tenure as a political head of the area. Speaking to Kasese Guided Read More ...

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Kasese Sec Sch is set to have finalists report on 15th October, says Head teacher.

Kasese secondary school head teacher Mr. Augastine Muserero has said all is set to have finalists report for classes on October 15th. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday at his office, Mr. Muserero urged students to become focused and confident. Read More ...

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Nyakabingo S/C in Kasese district may face cholera outbreak.

Residents of Nyakabingo Sub County in Kasese district may face cholera outbreak in the area should government fail to extend clean and safe water to the community. Speaking to our reporter yesterday in Kasese town, the NRM Flag bearer LC Read More ...

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57 of prison escapees had tested positive for covid-19.

Prison authorities have revealed that 57 of the 194 suspects who escaped from a prison in Moroto District on 17th September, were positive for Covid-19. The 57 inmates are part of the 701 who tested positive for the disease. While Read More ...

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Emergency Medical Services to sensitize ambulance services.

The Commissioner of Emergency Medical Services Dr. John Baptist Waniaye has revealed that he is facing gross resistance from politicians in his quest to sanitize ambulance services in the country. Waniaye said this yesterday as he met a team of Read More ...

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Internally displaced people at Kanyangeya P. Sch to be temporarily re-allocated.

Kasese district is planning to temporarily re-allocate internally displaced people at Kanyangeya primary school to Kogere primary school under a new approach to save lives from repeated deadly floods as the wet season begins. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio in Read More ...

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Rukutana opponent Kabasharira faults Tanga Odoi for Rushenyi election mess.

Ms Naome Kabasharira, the aspirant who won and later lost the Rushenyi constituency NRM parliamentary primary election has accused the Electoral Commission chairman, Dr. Tanga Odoi of siding with her opponent to rig her victory. Speaking yesterday (30th.September.2020) at the Read More ...

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Bernadette Businge officially handed over office at KGR.

The project focal person at Kasese Guide radio, Ms. Bernadette Businge has officially handed over her office at Kasese guide radio after she resigned to contest for the Busongora South Member of Parliament seat on the DP ticket. Speaking to Read More ...

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A pregnant woman was rushed to Kilembe Hospital after sustaining bullet wound.

A pregnant woman was last evening reportedly rushed to Kilembe mines Hospital after sustaining bullet wound from Babinga cell in Kirembe ward, Central division, Kasese Municipality. The Chairperson LC 3 for central Division in Kasese Municipality Mr. Safari Martin confirmed Read More ...

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S3 drop out advices school going children to take care of themselves.

A senior three drop out at Ndenje senior secondary school who is a residents of Buhaghura I village in Rukoki sub-county, Kasese district has advised school going children to always take care of themselves while at school if they are Read More ...

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Parliament lifts age limit for LCIII councilors.

Parliament has passed an amendment to the Local Government Act, removing the lower and upper age limit for lower local council leaders. The act initially capped the age for contestants for LCIII chairperson positions, sub-county, municipal or city division level Read More ...

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Five health workers in Agago test positive for Covid-19.

Five Health Workers at Dr. Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo in Kalongo Town council, Agago district have tested positive for Covid-19. Dr. Smart Okot, the Chief Executive Director of Dr. Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital says the health workers are part of 250 Read More ...

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As schools prepare to open, education stakeholders have been called for joint efforts.

As schools prepare to open on October 15th, the Kasese Municipal education officer, Mr. Emmanuel Kayiri has called for joint efforts among education stakeholders to ably guide the community and the learners so as to have in place all required Read More ...

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Mulago National Referral hospital is constructing a new oxygen plant.

Mulago National Referral hospital has started constructing a new oxygen plant to supply 400 patients at any given time, to supplement the one installed eight years ago. Dr. David Nuwamanya the Hospital Principal Administrator says this will bring the total number of Read More ...

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Rolling stone kills six year old girl in Mbale.

Moving stones from Wanale hill in Mbale District have reportedly killed a six-year-old boy and left three other people injured. The deceased identified as Husein Wolumu was hit by the stone while inside the house with now injured mother and Read More ...

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Zaake torture case pushed to January 2021.

Hearing of the torture case filed by Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake against 4 senior police officers has been pushed to January 2021. In a session that was closed to journalists, High Court Judge Esther Nambayo ordered the Read More ...

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Mahango S/C residents to allocate safer areas during this rainy season.

The local leadership of Mahango subcounty has called for relocation to safer areas of some local residents they are in disaster prone areas now that seasonal rains have started. Speaking to Kasese Guided radio in Kasese down this afternoon, the Read More ...

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Kyambogo University: “No student will do exams without paying full tuition”

Kyambogo University has announced that no final year student will be allowed access the exam halls unless they have paid all the fees balances required. President Yoweri Museveni allowed schools and tertiary institutions across the country to open for final Read More ...

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80% of COVID-19 deaths had diabetes – MOH.

The Ministry of Health has said that 80 per cent of the people who have succumbed to COVID-19 were battling diabetes. As of Monday, Uganda had recorded 75 deaths as a result of COVID-19. Dr. Gerald Mutungi, who heads the Read More ...

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Three suspects escape from police custody in Kawanda.

Meanwhile, Kawempe Police Division has launched a manhunt for three suspects who escaped from custody at Kawanda Police Post. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, ASP Luke Owoyesigire said the suspects, took advantage of a security lapse and broke out of Read More ...

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Nabillah declared NUP Lord Mayor candidate.

Kampala Woman Member of Parliament, Nabillah Naggayi Ssempala  has been picked for  the National Unity Platform Lord Mayor flagship. In the vetting exercise at the party offices today, Nabillah replaces  Latif Ssebagga who stepped  down recently. Hon. Nabillah crossed from the Read More ...

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Rt. Rev. Zebedee promises good if he is mandated for older persons MP seat.

An aspirant for older persons Member of Parliament seat for western Uganda, Rt. Rev. Zebedee Masereka has listed networking, constant sharing of ideas and unity as the pillars that he could center on should his electorates give him the mandate Read More ...

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CCTV footage lands Bobi Wine’s bodyguards in deeper trouble.

The Uganda police Force has sanctioned four charges against two body guards of Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobwine who have been detained at Wandegeya police station since Friday. Although police arrested them basing on ‘only’ one offence of assaulting Read More ...

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Amuriat calls for joint effort against NRM.

The FDC Presidential Flag aspirant, Eng. Patrick Oboi Amuriat has called for joint efforts by the forces of change in Uganda if the ruling NRM Regime was to be defeated. Addressing the media shortly after a meeting with the Kasese Read More ...

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Defilement cases increases in Munkunyu S/C K’se district.

Munkunyu Sub-County Chairperson Mr. Josephat Muhindo has decried the increasing cases of defilement in his sub-county during this lockdown. Speaking to our reporter yesterday, Mr. Josephat said four defilement cases of primary school pupils are being investigated at Munkunyu police Read More ...

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Unveil your manifesto to electorates, Hon. Centenary on flag bearers.

Kasese Municipal Member of parliament Hon. Robert Centenary has asked flag bearers to unveil their manifesto to electorates than discussing incumbent leaders during this virtual campaign. Addressing his supporters at Kirembe trading center in Kirembe cell Kasese Municipality yesterday, Hon. Read More ...

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Religious leaders asks Gov’t to increase on congregants.

Religious leaders in Luwero District have asked the government to allow them increase the number congregants. Last week President Museveni allowed worship places to reopen on condition that only 70 congregants attend the service. As the Churches reopened on Sunday, Read More ...

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NRM mourned former Mayor Nasser Ntege Sebaggala.

The National Resistance Movement-NRM Party has mourned the late former Kampala City Mayor Al-Hajji Nasser Ntege Sebaggala.  Addressing Journalists in Kampala yesterday, the NRM Secretary General Justine Kasule Lumumba said Sebaggala was a unique person who had a strong heart Read More ...

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AMCECEA: Chairman Condoles with Prelates in Kenya after the Death of Bishop Emeritus Linus Okok.

AMECEA:  Chairman Condoles with Prelates in Kenya after the Death of Bishop Emeritus Linus Okok Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Chairman of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) Rt. Rev. Charles Sampa Kasonde has expressed condolences Read More ...

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Pope Francis Appoints Archbishop Ameyu Apostolic Administrator of Wau Diocese.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Six months after the installation of Most Rev. Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla as the Archbishop of Juba, Pope Francis on Monday, September 21, has appointed him the new Apostolic Administrator of Wau Diocese. In a Read More ...

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Denmark embassy scam Govt names new accounting officer.

Government has appointed a new accounting officer at the Uganda Embassy in Denmark following the cash scam by mission officials last month. Mr Michael Karugaba has been appointed to replace Ms Alex Hope Mukubwa as the new accounting officer. The Read More ...

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Man Arrested With Human Head Remanded.

A man who was arrested with a human head at Parliament has been remanded to Masaka Central Prison. Joseph Nuwashaba yesterday appeared before Masaka Grade One Magistrate Grace Wakoli and was charged with three counts of murder, aggravated defilement and Read More ...

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Chairperson LC 3 Bwera S/C, Mr. Emmanuel finally wins the race.

The Incumbent sub county Chairperson LC 3 Bwera sub county in Kasese district, Mr. Emmanuel Masereka has been nominated for the same position with a call to his electorates to join him in the plan to erect as storied administration Read More ...

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Kasese RDC on thugs terrorizing the town with an illegal gun.

The Resident District commissioner for Kasese Lt. Joe Walusimbi has revealed that security operatives have already laid trap to arrest thugs who are terrorizing Kasese town with an illegal gun. In a separate interview with Kasese guide radio in Kasese Read More ...

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Bishop Kibira’s office issued out SOPs for local churches.

The office of the Bishop Diocese of Kasese has this evening issued out ten standard operating procedures for the local churches in the diocese to meet ahead of reopening. This follows the Sunday presidential communication for the churches to start Read More ...

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Muslims resumed for Jumma prayers.

After spending more than 6 months without going to mosques due the lockdown that was put in place by government to cub down the spread of covid-19, many Muslims in Uganda who had missed 26 Jumma prayers yesterday (25th September Read More ...

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Parents should rescue children from being affected with Covid-19.

The Chairperson Board of Directors Agape of Hope Female youth development Association, Mr. Joseph Kahyana has called on parents and other stakeholders to come to the rescue of children who could bear the effect of COVID-19 pandemic if no action Read More ...

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Kisoro man kills four members of his Family.

Police in Kisoro district is hunting for a 28-year-old man who hacked to death his parents, wife and sister in-law last night. The suspect, whom neighbors claim has a history of mental derangement, has been identified as Gerald Ndikumukiza, a Read More ...

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Kim Jong-un apologizes for killing of South Korean official.

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has issued a rare personal apology for the killing of a South Korean official, Seoul says. Mr. Kim reportedly told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in that the “disgraceful affair” should not have happened. South Read More ...

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No public transport for learners, teachers after re-opening, gov’t warns.

The Ministry of Education and Sports says that no learner or teacher will at any time be allowed to use general public transport, including taxis, vans and boda-bodas when schools reopen for finalists on October 15. As part of the Read More ...

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Covid-19 corruption in Kenya: Officials & businesspeople targeted.

Kenyan investigators are to recommend the prosecution of at least 15 top government officials and businesspeople over the alleged misuse of millions of dollars meant for buying Covid-19 medical supplies, the BBC has learned. The probe uncovered evidence of tenders Read More ...

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Coronavirus claims Kole NRM chairperson.

The National Resistance Movement party chair-person of Kole district has succumbed to coronavirus. James Ebong Okalo, 47, was admitted at Lira Medical Centre on Saturday, his samples taken on Sunday, and tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The Kole district Read More ...

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Uganda is set to start using anti-viral drug to treat people with Covid-19.

Uganda is set to start using anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat people who fall critically ill from coronavirus disease or COVID-19, a deal being brokered with India to provide the country with cheaper generic versions of the drug. Two Indian Read More ...

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Gov’t to issue Covid-19 home treatment guidelines.

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the country with many positives being stuck in their homes, the health ministry is finalizing the guidelines that people in homes must follow in handling Covid patients. The need Read More ...

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Security tightened in Kasese Municipality against robberies.

Security may have to tighten further against robberies in Kasese Municipality, the latest being that where a mobile money operator in  Kihalimu-Katadoba cell was last evening robbed of yet to be established sums of money. No official comment yet from Read More ...

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Businge Bernadeti picked nomination forms as aspiring MP for Busongora south.

A Democratic party aspiring MP for the Busongora South constituency, Ms Bernadette Businge Nziabake has picked nomination forms with a call on the masses to prioritize education of the girl child, support to women and invest in agriculture. Speaking to Read More ...

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Cameroons opposition leader under house arrest.

Cameroon’s opposition leader, Maurice Kamto, has been confined at home for planning yesterday’s(22nd September 2020) anti-government protests. A video showing police vehicles outside the leader’s house has been shared online. The leader of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement told Voice of Read More ...

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Parents may not be able to pay exam registration fees for their children.

As schools prepare to reopen for candidate classes on October 15th, 2020, a number of schools heads have expressed reservations on the ability of most parents to pay exam registration fees for their children.   As a result, the schools head Read More ...

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Trump says he will name Supreme Court nominee Friday or Saturday.

US President Donald Trump has said he will name his nominee for Supreme Court justice by the end of the week, and urged the Republican-controlled Senate to confirm his choice before the presidential election. The plan has launched a high-stakes Read More ...

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Multitudes of candidates turns up picking nomination forms for LC’ in Kasese.

The Nomination exercise for Local Council leaders in Kasese District has entered day three with multitudes of candidates turning up to pick nomination forms. The Electoral Commission District Registrar for Kasese Hajji Suleiman Kato says that many aspirants submit incorrect Read More ...

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Criminality in Kinyamaseke T/C in Kasese district.

Criminality in Kinyamaseke town council in Kasese district has partly been attributed to unemployment among the youth in the area, an inspiring candidate for the district councilor in Kinyamaseke town council, Mr. David Masereka has observed. David who was speaking Read More ...

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COVID-19 spreads to schools in South Africa.

About 500 pupils have been put into quarantine after a coronavirus outbreak at a school in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. A total of 98 pupils tested positive at the secondary school in the town of Burgersdorp, and officials say Read More ...

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low turn up on Nominations for lC3’s in Kasese district .

The nomination exercise for LC 3 chairperson and their councilors kicked off yesterday in there nomination centers in Kasese district with low turn up, the district registrar Hajji Sulaiman Kato has said. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday Hajji Sulaiman Read More ...

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Theft cases in Railway ward in Kasese municipality has increased.

The councilor representing Railway ward in Kasese Municipality, Hon. Siriwayo John has attributed increased cases of theft in his ward to drug abuse and increased population. Hon. Siriwayo,s comments comes after unknown thieves reportedly broke into the house of Mr. Read More ...

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Bulembia division has received a new bridge.

Bulembia division in Kasese Municipality has received a new bridge to ease the movement of residents three months after floods cut off the area. The bridge constructed by Mpanga hydro Uganda limited in partnership with Nyamwamba II-hydro Power Company was Read More ...

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Clerics seek review of congregant numbers as worship places reopen.

Religious leaders have issued a set of procedures that will be followed as Worship center’s reopen their gates, more than six months since they last congregated. This comes after a pronouncement by President Yoweri Museveni allowing Places of Worship to Read More ...

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30 year old man commited suicide in Rusese.

Reports reached Kasese guide radio yesterday (21st September 2020) indicated thirty year old man committed suicide by hanging in Rusese B Cell commonly known as Kikulakyo in Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council in Kasese district. No official comment yet from Police Read More ...

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Two Makerere University security officers arrested.

Two security officers who were on night duty at Makerere University main building on 20th September 2020 have been detained over negligence of duty when the fire broke out. Addressing Journalists at Uganda Media Center, police spokesperson Fred Enanga  says that Read More ...

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Muthoma boda-boda stage in Kisinga T/C to be reinstated.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has directed Bwera Division Police Commander in Kasese district to collaborate with the area local leadership to reinstate with immediate the Muthoma boda-boda stage in Kisinga town council whose operations had been halted Read More ...

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People with illegal guns in Nyakiyumbu S/C to be arrested.

The Nyakiyumbu subcounty local council three chairperson, Mr. Peter Sunday Kakule has re-affirmed commitment by his office and the security details in the area to arrest those with illegal guns which he said were putting the lives of the local Read More ...

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K’se district NRM Registrar declared female youth councilors as flag bearers.

The Kasese district NRM Registrar Mr. Amon Mbusa has declared Ms. Confidence Biira Moreen and Ms. Rachael Biira as Flag bearers for Kasese district female Youth Councilors representing PWDs. Declaring results yesterday at his offices, Mr. Amon said Ms. Confidence Read More ...

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Dr. Stella Nyanzi arrested in Busia.

Police in Busia has arrested Dr. Stella Nyanzi, a Human Rights activist and aspiring Woman Member of Parliament for Kampala for allegedly crossing the borders illegally, an act likely to spread COVID-19 disease.   Nyanzi was arrested over the weekend Read More ...

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Trump’s plan to replace Ginsburg an abuse of power.

Donald Trump’s move to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the presidential election is an abuse of power, his Democratic rival Joe Biden says. Mr. Trump has said he will next week nominate a woman to Read More ...

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Several Records may not be recovered from Makerere building.

Several records and documents will not be recovered from the Makerere University main building that was gutted by fire in the wee hours of yesterday, according to university officials. They say that a majority of the documents that were stored Read More ...

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Museveni allows schools to reopen for finalists.

President Museveni has directed that schools and all educational institutions to reopen for finalists by October 15. Government in March ordered the closure of all education institutions to avoid the spread of the deadly Coronavirus. However, yesterday, Museveni said that Read More ...

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Bishop Francis Aquirinus Kibira hailed believers for the continuous support.

Bishop for Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has hailed believers in Christ for the continuous support delivered to God`s servants, praying that their action will be answered by the Creator. Speaking to Our reporter at his Read More ...

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As Married couples should pray together, respect & love your spouses.

Married couples wherever they may be have been asked to pray together, respect and love their spouses by doing what is required of them. Presiding over a homily during a matrimonial Mass for the Kasanga parish Catechist, Robert Mumbere and Read More ...

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Why Bobi’s NUP chose Latif Ssebagala over Chameleone.

The vetting committee of the Opposition National Unity Platform party has picked Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Mr Latif Ssebagala to contest for the Kampala mayoral seat. The team found Mr. Sebaggala to be more suitable for the race compared Read More ...

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This is a chance for Makerere to be rebuilt- Minister Janet.

Ms Janet Museveni, the First Lady who is also the Education Minister,yesterday (20th September 2020) said that the regrettable tragic fire that destroyed the Main Building at the prestigious Makerere University should be used a rallying point by the institution Read More ...

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Kosovo police officers arrested in crackdown on illegal casinos.

At least 10 police officers have been arrested in Kosovo during a large-scale operation to close down illegal casinos. Hundreds of officers took part in the raid in the village of Karachevo on the border with Serbia. Police said it Read More ...

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NUP case adjourned to September 25.

Meanwhile, Court has adjourned a case in which two men petitioned court, seeking to de-register National Unity Platform, a party headed by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine. Justice Musa Ssekaana yesterday adjourned the case and summoned Moses Read More ...

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Kanyengeya residents are surfering with repeated flooding for R.Nyamwamba.

The Kasese district Vice Chairperson, Mr. Gideon Ntabose has called for urgent relocation of some Kanyangeya community members in Kasese Municipality whose lives were at stake over repeated Flooding for River Nyamwamba. Addressing the local residents of Kanyangeya cell, Hon. Read More ...

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Lebanon’s largest prison grapples with COVID-19 outbreak.

Lebanon’s largest prison is grappling with coronavirus outbreak. A security source told the BBC that about 200 prisoners had contracted Covid-19 in Roumieh prison, located close to the capital, Beirut. Earlier this week, it was reported that prisoners had staged Read More ...

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UDPF spokesperson confirms security is holding NUP’s Kibalama.

Uganda People’s Defense Forces has admitted that sister security agencies are holding former President of the National Unity Platform, Moses Nkonge Kibalama. Speaking to the press at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Brig. Flavia Byekwaso, the spokesperson of the Read More ...

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Boda Boda rider who set himself ablaze at Kireka police station is dead.

Police have said that the boda boda rider who set himself ablaze after his motorcycle was impounded at Kireka Police Station has died. At around 8:30 pm on Sunday, Emmanuel Kabanda’s motorcycle was among those impounded by police at Kireka Read More ...

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30 teenagers warned & released after arrest over house party.

Police at Kira Road station have released 30 teenagers who were arrested after holding a crowded house party in Bukoto. Kampala metropolitan deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says the arrest followed complaints from neighboring residents claiming that about 100 teenagers Read More ...

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Former model Amy Dorris says Donald Trump sexually assaulted her.

US President Donald Trump has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a former model in New York in 1997. Amy Dorris told the UK’s Guardian newspaper that Mr. Trump groped various parts of her body and forcibly kissed her as Read More ...

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Gov’t has failed to supply seedlings with Kasese farmers.

Meanwhile, Farmers in St. Peters Mini-Irrigation scheme in Nyamwamba Division, Kasese Municipality are accusing government for her failure to supply them with seedlings. This follows the government pledge to distribute seedlings to farmers along River Nyamwamba whose crop gardens were Read More ...

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Fishermen in Kahendero protests from banning their fishing activities.

Fishermen in Kahendero landing site, Muhokya Sub County on Lake George, Kasese district are protesting the decision to ban them from fishing activities. The directive was issued by Lt.Benard Baingana the head of operations on Lake Edward and George. The Read More ...

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K’se Municipal Agricultural Officer to empower farmers for good harvest this season.

Kasese Municipal Agricultural Officer, Mr. Sanairi Bukanywa has underscored the need of empowering farmers in soil- water conservation and sensitization on integrated pest and weed control in order to realize good harvest this season. He made the remarks this morning Read More ...

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Ragga Dee takes NRM flag for Kampala lord Mayor race.

The National Resistance Movement Electoral Commission has declared singer Daniel Kazibwe also known as Ragga Dee as the party’s official candidate for the Kampala Lord Mayoral race, after a fresh tally of votes. Ragga Dee had lost the bid to Read More ...

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Mt. Meru Millers Closed After 11 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19.

MT Meru Millers Limited, in Lira, has been closed after 11 of its staff members tested positive for COVID-19. Located in Lira city East division, the factory deals in buying sunflower and Soya Beans directly from farmers and suppliers then Read More ...

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Nyakabingoa FDC C/P asks Mr. Saulo to work on FDC flag bearers campaigning for Independent candidates.

The Nyakabingo parish FDC Chairperson in Muhokya sub county in Kasese district Mr. Venesio Mumbahya has described as a personal decision and baseless for the Kasese district FDC boss to withdraw the flag from Hon. Johnson Mulekeri, the incumbent district Read More ...

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Kasese Deputy RDC talks about un employment in the District.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has re-echoed government promotion of hands on skills which he said would partly address challenges of un employment. Speaking to our reporter at his office in Kasese town, Mr. Joshua was disappointed that Read More ...

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Parliament bus catches fire with COVID-19 patients on board.

A bus belonging to parliament that was being used to evacuate 25 Covid-19 patients from Kitgum to Kampala has caught fire.  The bus registration number UG 0391 H burst into flames in Koro trading center in Gulu along Gulu-Kampala highway Read More ...

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No FDC flag bearer is to campaign for independent candidates, Mr. Saulo says.

FDC Flag bearers in Kasese district who are reportedly campaigning for independent candidates may not to be cleared for Nomination in the General elections, Kasese district FDC Chairperson Mr. Saulo maate has said. Addressing the press this afternoon at his Read More ...

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Suspects associated with possession of illegal guns to be charged with terrorism.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has revealed that the suspects associated with possession of illegal guns will be charged with terrorism now that intelligence information has indicated that the ADF ruminants were selling arms to regain financial muscle. Read More ...

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Premier Rugunda tasks Internal Affairs minister to present Kibwetere massacre report.

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has sought Parliament’s consideration to have the Minister of Internal Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo to present an action report taken on the Kibwetere massacre as well as compensation for the orphans. Parliament was expecting the Premier Read More ...

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Policeman arrested for shooting one dead, injuring two others.

Sembabule police are holding a yet to be identified one of their own for reportedly shooting to death one person and injuring two others. The deceased has been identified as Jimmy Luyinda, a motorcyclist in Masaka while the injured are Read More ...

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Moroto prison break: Soldier shot dead as 50 inmates escape.

More than 50 inmates have escaped from Moroto Government Prisons. They escaped at around 5:00 pm on Wednesday(16th September 2020) after reportedly breaking into the armory and stealing about 30 guns. The prisoners are reported to have fled towards Tapac Read More ...

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Ministers abscond from Parliament after loss in NRM primaries.

Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament has sought President Museveni’s intervention after ministers failed to attend plenary. Several ministers were absent during plenary yesterday(16th September 2020) with the exception of the Minister of Gender Frank Tumwebaze. By 5:00 Read More ...

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Mr. Wabukombi was declared as NRM flag bearer for Hima T/C.

Kasese district NRM Registrar Mr. Amon Mbusa has declared Mr. Tom Wabukombi, as the NRM flag bearer for Hima town council in Kasese district after defeating the incumbent Mr. Katura Musana. Mr. Amon said the results were declared at the Read More ...

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Court declines to issue arrest warrant for Bobi Wine.

Wakiso Court Grade One Magistrate Esther Nyandoi has declined to issue an arrest warrant against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine regarding his age case. Lawyer Male Mabirizi wanted an arrest warrant issued against the legislator for Read More ...

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Uganda’s Covid-19 cases continue rising higher.

Uganda’s COVID-19 cases continue rising higher, with 143 new patients being reported yesterday(16th September 2020).  According to the Health Ministry, the new cases have driven the country’s total COVID-19 infections to 5,266. So far 2,404 recoveries have been recorded and Read More ...

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Former Ugandan legislator fails to pay house rent.

Former Member of Parliament representing Madi-Okollo County, Martin Drito has been sued by his landlady for alleged failure to pay about fifty three million shillings in rent arrears. According to Drito’s former landlady Adila Ali Ghazi, the former legislator after Read More ...

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OBR minister for Labour, Gender & Social dev’t condemns irresponsible husbands.

The Minister of labour, gender and social development in the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, Hon Naume Mbambu has re-echoed her earlier warning against some women she said were silently suffering in the hands of irresponsible buttering husbands. During an inception meeting Read More ...

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A man who was buried in Karambi S/C died of Covid-19.

A twenty seven year old man who was buried on Monday in Kisolholo two village in Karambi Sub County, Kasese district died of Corona Virus, the Kasese district health officer Dr. Yusuf Baseke has confirmed. In a separate interview with Read More ...

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40 year old man commits suicide in Maliba S/C.

A forty years old man was last evening found dead after committing suicide by hanging himself in a coffee tree in Kyanika village in Maliba subcounty, Kasese district. Kasese guide radio has not yet received statement from Police but the Read More ...

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Mali’s former president Moussa Traore dies at 83.

The former president of Mali, Moussa Traoré, has died at home in the capital, Bamako at the age of 83. Mr. Traoré took power in a coup in 1968 and remained president until he was ousted by the military in Read More ...

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Pallisa woman MP Faith Alupo dies.

Pallisa District Woman Member of Parliament, Faith Alupo has died aged 37. She breathed her last on Tuesday morning(15th September 2020) from Mulago Hospital where she had been receiving treatment. Mr. Joseph Ongom, a relative to the deceased legislator has Read More ...

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Labour Minister Rukutana Granted Bail.

Ntungamo Chief Magistrate’s Court, presided over by Sara Mponye Kolya, granted State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana a four million shillings cash bail and bonded each of his four sureties a non-cash bail of 50 million shillings each. Rukutana, who Read More ...

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Truck crashes off the Namboole flyover, one dead.

One person has been killed and two others injured in an accident at the Namboole Flyover in Bweyogerere in Kira Municipality in Wakiso district. According to police, the accident occurred when an Engineering Plant vehicle, a concrete mixer, registration number Read More ...

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Kabyanga warns Officers collecting money from individuals to benefit on Emyonga money.

The Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga has threatened to deal with some community development officers who have reportedly started collecting Money from individual groups intending to benefits on Emiyonga Money, a Presidential initiative to financially empower the community. Read More ...

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Kasese Taxi drivers are in fear for Covid-19 affection.

Taxi drivers at Kasese Taxi Park are in fear of being affected by Covid-19 should the district task force fail to work with their Management to enforce the closure of unwanted outlets for proper implementation of the health guidelines. Speaking Read More ...

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Gov’t & UWA has been asked to sensitize people affected by Elephants.

Nyakiyumbu Sub-County Chairperson Mr. Sunday Peter Kakule has called on government and Uganda wildlife Authority to sensitize the people affected by elephants on the importance of wildlife conservation. According to him, sensitization could act as means of deterring elephants from Read More ...

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Mrs. Annah shows interest to represent western elders in the 12th parliament.

An educationist in Kasese district Mrs. Annah Muhindo has announced her intention for representing western Uganda elder’s Member of Parliament in the 12th parliament. Speaking to our reporter yesterday, Mrs. Annah Muhindo who has served in different portfolios in the Read More ...