Gov’t plans to hire 700 health workers to handle Covid cases.

The government plans to hire up to 700 health workers to handle COVID-19 cases at the various public health facilities across the country. Prof. Pius Okong, the Chairperson of the Health Service Commission says that the Ministry of Health has Read More ...

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FDC offices closed across the country.

In View of the current Covid-19 situation, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC offices across the country have been temporarily closed till further notice and all staff are working from home. Kasese district Chairperson Mr. Saulo Maate confirmed to the press this Read More ...

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Museveni, Tshisekedi commission road projects btn Uganda & DRC.

President Museveni and his DR Congo counterpart Felix Antoine Tshisekedi yesterday(16th.June.2021) commissioned the construction of 223kms of roads that will connect the two countries.The two leaders, who met at Customs in Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town Council, a border point between DRC Read More ...

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Street kids in Kasese town condemned to poor parenting.

The Senior Probation officer Kasese district Ms. Zainabu Asiimwe has attributed increased number of street children in Kasese district to poor parenting. She made her remarks while speaking to Kasese guide radio at her office at Rukoki district headquarters in Read More ...

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Kasese round about soon to be given a better face-Mr. Wilfred revealed.

The Kasese Municipal Physical planner, Mr. Wilfred Baluku Kamusede has said that they were engaging Uganda National Roads Authority to work on the ever flooding Kasese road about that links Kasese Municipality to Bwera and Fort-portal roads. Speaking to Kasese Read More ...

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Kasese MPs explains why they declined to attend ground breaking of UG-DRC high way in MLTC.

The opposition members of parliament from Kasese district reportedly declined to attend the ground breaking of the multi-billion shillings Uganda-DR Congo cross border high way because they were not invited for the function. In a rather un usual event yesterday, Read More ...

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Street kids in Kasese town are now notorious thieves.

Traders along Mukirania Street in Kasese town have asked the Municipal authority to evacuate all street children from Kasese town who have turned into notorious thieves. The call was sounded by one of the traders Ms Goretti Tusabe whose Boutique Read More ...

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Every job counts in every one’s life-Mr. Hasani the welder said.

Every Job counts in every one’s life as well as sustaining a family, a welder Mr. Robert Sahani has revealed. In an interview with our reporter last evening at his workshop in kasese town, Mr. Sahani who has found treasure Read More ...

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ASP Nelson Tumusiime to deal with Officers violating the SOP’

The Rwenzori East Regional Assistant superintendent of police ASP Nelson Tumusiime has threatened to deal with security officers who are violating the covid-19 standard operating procedures. His warning follows some boda-boda stage master concerns that there are some errant police Read More ...

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KENYA: Panelists encourage engagement of African youths in Eco-entrepreneurship.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA At commemoration of the 47th World Environment Day Saturday, June 5, panelists from across the African continent have encouraged the youth to get involved in eco-entrepreneurship to solve ecosystem challenges through sustainable business models. Sharing during Read More ...

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MALAWI: Pastoral commission revives YCS.

Demetria Banda The Pastoral Commission of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi has called upon its young members to actively participate in youth targeted Church organizations and programs. National Pastoral Coordinator Rev.Fr. Henry Chinkanda made the call on Tuesday the 8th of Read More ...

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MALAWI: ECM engages businessmen & boys On HIV/AIDS services.

Stella Zulu The Episcopal Conference of Malawi, through the Health and Communications Commissions, has encouraged businessmen in Machinga and Mangochi districts to seek HIV/AIDS services and encourage other men and boys they meet during their businesses to do the same. Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: ZCCB Loses another Catholic communicator to death.

Mwenya Mukuka Zambia has lost another Church Communication expert, Fr. Benedict Mwelwa Ng’andwe who until his death was Chief Executive Officer of Ndola Catholic Diocese’s Radio Icengelo, member of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops Communications Commission(ZCCB – CC) and Read More ...

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Martyrs of Uganda pilgrimage group commemorates the African saints at home.

Sam Kalimba Due to Covid19 restrictions, a group of Malawian Catholics who for the past 11 years have been gathering to pray with the intercession of the Martyrs of Uganda through a pilgrimage to Namugongo in Uganda, this year have Read More ...

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Gov’t urged to replace Equator monument in Kasese district.

Tourism developers in Kasese district have asked Government to expedite plans to replace the Equator monument near Kikorongo trading in Lake Katwe subcounty for tourism promotion. The former Equator monument in Kikorongo on the Kasese Mbarara Equator road was demolished Read More ...

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ERITREA: First religious Nun to head catholic secretariat asks for God’s wisdom.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The first Religious nun Sr. Tsegereda Yonannes elected recently to head Eritrean Bishops Conference has asked for God’s wisdom to guide her in the new ministry as General Secretary for the Catholic Secretariat. Recalling King Read More ...

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AMECEA: Catholic media producers urged to address conflict from grassroots.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As radio and television producers drawn from the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region commence 10-week training to be equipped  with techniques on media-based peace building, participants have been asked to Read More ...

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Body samples taken by Police from a baby boy suspected poisoned.

Police in Kasese has taken body samples to the National government laboratory from the three weeks old baby boy who is suspected to have been poisoned in Kuruhe village in Buhuhira subcounty as investigations kicks off, Kasese guide radio has Read More ...

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Teen Palestinian dies after being ‘beaten by Israeli soldiers’.

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said yesterday. Mohammed Hamayel, 15, died in clashes as Palestinians protested against the building of an illegal Jewish settlement near the city of Read More ...

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Kampala 999 Patrol commander Bamuzibire succumbs to COVID-19.

The police fraternity is mourning the death of Senior Superintendent of Police Samuel Bamuzibire who has been the Kampala Metropolitan 999 Patrol Commander. Mr. Bamuzibire, according to police sources at Naguru police headquarters succumbed to the Coronavirus at Nsambya hospital. Read More ...

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139 households left puzzled in Muhokya internally displaced camp.

One hundred thirty nine households have been left puzzled after the Verification exercise at Muhokya internally displaced Camp approved only one hundred fifty households for permanent settlement. Addressing media shortly after the screening exercise, the Kasese RDC, Lt. Joe Walusimbi Read More ...

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Mother of two was saved after taking rat rat poison in Kasese.

A mother of two children whose life was saved at Kilembe mines Hospital in Kasese Municipality after taking suspected Rat Rat Poison has regretted her decision she says was forced by anger. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after discharge Read More ...

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New 24 positive Covid-19 cases registered in Kasese District.

Kasese district has registered new twenty four positive COVID-19 cases with a call for total observance to the guidelines against the spread of the virus among community members, the Kasese district Covid-19 pandemic Surveillance team leader, Mr. Samuel Kabinga has Read More ...

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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: UN aid chief says there is famine.

UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock has said there is famine in northern Ethiopia after the release of a UN-backed analysis of the situation. The analysis found that 350,000 people were living in “severe crisis” in the war-torn Tigray region, as Read More ...

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Why Museveni appointed Nabakooba lands minister

President Yoweri Museveni has defended the appointment of former Mityana Woman Member of Parliament, Judith Nabakooba as Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development. In his new Cabinet announced on Tuesday, President Museveni appointed Nabakooba as Lands Minister replacing Beti Read More ...

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Kasese municipal roads to be worked upon very soon-Hon. Siriwayo said.

Kasese Municipality will start working on roads in a sorry state to ease road communication, the Kasese Municipal Secretary for works and technical services, Hon. John Siriwayo has said. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday(09th.June.2021), Mr. Siriwayo said that whereas Read More ...

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Police in Kasese has impounded about 230 motorcycles in three days.

Police in Kasese division has impounded about two hundred thirty motorcycles in three days over carrying excess passengers and defying Curfew time guidelines. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after addressing stage masters of Boda-boda riders, Rwenzori East Regional traffic Read More ...

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Parents urged to report their children from schools with Covid positive cases.

The Deputy RDC Kasese district Mr. Joshua Masereka has encouraged parents and guardians of school going children whose schools have registered Positive cases of COVID -19 Pandemic to voluntarily report them to nearby health facilities for Examination. He made the Read More ...

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Most students stuck in Kampala, fails to return back to their families

Most students studying from Kampala schools are still stuck there as they seek for the means to enable them return back to their families, Kasese Guide Radio has learnt. Our reporter spoke to Mr. Raphael Muhindo a senior two student Read More ...

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Museveni releases full cabinet list, Jessica Alupo named Vice President.

President Museveni has appointed Hon Jessica Alupo as the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda as Hon. Robinah Nabbanja will be the Prime Minister. In a cabinet list accessed by Kasese guide radio other people appointed by president Museveni Read More ...

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Scientific Holy mass & other prayers to be conducted using airwaves of KGR-Rev Fr. Modesto.

The Kasese Diocesan Pastoral Coordinator, Rev. Fr. Modesto Masereka Kasenyangwe has announced that the diocese will be celebrating scientific Holy mass and other prayers using the airwaves of Kasese Guide Radio and other Media platforms. This follows the closure of Read More ...

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Parents urged to take full charge of their children at home-Mayor Kahindo.

Meanwhile, the Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Chance Kahindo has urged parents and guardian to take full charge of their children currently forced home over COVID-19 threats. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio yesterday(07th.June.2021), His Worship Chance recalled a big number Read More ...

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Communal prayers & learning institutions closed for 42 days.

Meanwhile, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni also directed the closure of all educational institutions across the country for 42 days effective 8; 00 a.m. today, ordering that all school ongoing children should return to their homes in space of three days. Read More ...

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M7 suspends inter-district for all private & public transport means.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has suspended inter-district for all private and public transport means in a bid to contain COVID-19 with reports showing an increase in a surge of cases and community infections. The announcement is part of the list Read More ...

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18 year old lady aborted & threw a six months fetus in a latrine.

It sounds strange but a true story regarding a newly recruited 18 year old lady who reportedly aborted and later threw her about six months old fetus in a pit latrine in Kanyabusogha village, Kyogha in Bwera sub county in Read More ...

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ZCCB hold virtual workshop on peace building in Zambia.

Mwenya Mukuka Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) president Most Rev. Ignatius Chama has observed that all efforts to bring about a peaceful Zambia cannot bear much fruit if people who want to take part in peace building do not Read More ...

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Change of leadership in Kenya conference of catholic bishops.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) after their Plenary Assembly that was held from 25 to 28 May, have elected new office bearers for various Commissions at the National offices, representatives of Read More ...

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Fr. Angelo bettelli takes over as new pontifical commissary of apostles of Jesus.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The new Pontifical Commissary for the Religious Missionary Order of the Apostles of Jesus (AJ) Fr. Angelo Bettelli, says he has accepted and taken up the new mission granted him by the Holy See “with Read More ...

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Monsignor Msimbe appointed new bishop of Morogoro- Tanzania.

Angela Kibwana Pope Francis on Monday, May 3, appointed Bishop Lazarus Vitalis Msimbe SDS the new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Morogoro, Tanzania. Msgr. Msimbe becomes the first Salvatorian Missionary originally from Morogoro to become the bishop of the Read More ...

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Uganda martyr celebration held under strict observance of Covid-19 procedures.

By Jjunju Francis The Uganda Martyrs day celebration at Namugongo Catholic Shrine was this year held under strict observance of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) set by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Uganda. The celebration which was Read More ...

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To train catholic media producers on creative peace building techniques.

Sr.  Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The department of Social Communications for the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) in collaboration with Loyola Centre for Media and Communications (LCMC) are set to have an online training for over Read More ...

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Kilembe mines Hospital attendant has entered second day missing.

Searching for a missing attendant at Kilembe mines Hospital in Kasese Municipality has entered second day, the Hospital administrator, Mr. Kibaya Onizmus has said. Speaking to Kasese guide radio this morning Mr. Kibaya identified the missing person as Ms. Mbindule Read More ...

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Learning institutions asked to delay reopening until further notice.

The Ministry of Education and Sports has asked institutions of learning to delay the reopening of schools and breaking off of learners until further notice. Under the calendar by the Ministry of Education and Sports on the staggered reopening of Read More ...

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Uganda economy grew by 3.3% amid Covid-19 crisis –Museveni.

Uganda’s economy registered a 3.3 percent growth rate for the financial year 2020/21 up from 3 per cent registered in 2019/20 even as Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc in Uganda and other parts of the globe. Delivering the State of the Read More ...

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Committee elected to address animal problems in Rwehingo village-Kasese.

An Eight member committee has been elected to address animal problem in Rwehingo village in Nyakatonzi Sub County, Kasese district. The Chairperson LC 3 Nyakatonzi sub county Mr. Stephen Mbera said the committee comprising of cultivators and pastoralists is tasked Read More ...

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Don’t take children back to school yet – presidential advisor.

The senior Presidential advisor on epidemics, Dr. Monica Munesero, has advised parents not to take their children to school before the presidential address on June 06, 2021. Semi candidates are expected to report for their special term on July 07, Read More ...

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As a leader use your position to develop your area-Dr. Rude.

National Resistance Movement (NRM) leaders in Kasese district have been urged to popularize the party just a few weeks after assuming office. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after the launch of his mobilization tour in Bukonzo County East held Read More ...

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Uganda harboring high profile assassins – Gen Muntu.

Uganda is harboring a number of highly trained assassins, with sophisticated techniques to execute high profile attacks, according to Maj. Gen Gregory Mugisha Muntu, a former army commander and now president of the Alliance for National Transformation political party. Gen. Read More ...

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Traders in town should pay tax-Mr. Isaiah has said.

People trading in town have been requested to pay taxes since the government cannot work without it. The request was made today morning by Mr. Tumwesinge Isaiah the town clack for Kasese municipality while talking to our reporter in his Read More ...

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Developers in K’se Municipality warned against paying tax illegally.

The Kasese Municipal town clerk, Mr. Isaiah Tumwesigye has warned developers against paying taxes under what he called a black system that does not allow issuing of receipts, saying that such was illegal and calls for punishment. Speaking to Kasese Read More ...

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Katunguru Bridge soon to be rehabilitated -Mr. Muhindi has said.

Passengers plying from Kasese –Rubirizi highway will have to cross Kazinga channel by ferry by mid this week following the proposed Rehabilitation works on Katunguru Bridge, the Kasese district Chairperson, Mr. Eriphaz Muhindi Bukombi has said. Mr. Bukombi confirmed to Read More ...

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Christians urged to celebrate Uganda martyrs day at their respective local churches.

Its about 135 years today (3rd.June.2021) since 32 young men were burned to death at the orders of the Buganda King Mwanga 11 at Namugongo for their refusal to denounce Christianity. For decades, Christians thronged both the Catholic and Anglican Read More ...

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Over 50 motorcycles impounded for defaulting curfew guidelines.

Over fifty motorcycles have been impounded by security operatives in Kasese municipality for defaulting Curfew Guidelines since the recent presidential address to reawaken the country on the covid-19 pandemic. The DPC for Kasese division ASP Wilfred Bagenda confirmed the information Read More ...

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Bobi Wine urges gov’t to give reports on various murder cases.

Meanwhile, National unity platform President Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has asked Government to give reports on the various high profile murder cases. Addressing the media last evening, Hon. Kyagulanyi said there’s need for Government to open up and Read More ...

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A senior four student has committed suicide.

A senior four student at St. Jude High school in Kitabu Sub County, Kasese district has committed suicide over unknown reasons. No official statement from Police but a close relative to the deceased Ms Suzana Nziabake confirmed the information and Read More ...

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Gen Katumba thanks God for second chance.

Gen Katumba Wamala has thanked God for the second chance he has given him after surviving an attempted assassination yesterday(1st.June.2021) morning. In a courtesy video recording with his children on his hospital bed, Gen Katumba called for calm saying he Read More ...

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Nigerian head’s five children among pupils abducted.

The head of the Islamic school in Tegina, Nigeria, where some students were abducted on Sunday has told the BBC that 136 students including five of his children are missing. Three of the teachers are also missing since the attack. Read More ...

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Lira Woman arrested for torturing 5 year old stepdaughter.

The police in Lira City are holding a woman accused of torturing her five-year-old stepdaughter. The suspect has been identified as Fiona Namagembe, 20, a resident of Ereda Samba village in Lira East Division Lira City. Police say that the Read More ...

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Culture must be saved for our own good, Hon. Centenary said.

The former Kasese Municipal Member of Parliament, Hon. Robert Centenary has described the saving culture as the future of the individual citizens and the nation. Mr. Centenary who was handing thirty million shillings to Railway Ward in Kasese Municipality`s loans Read More ...

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Lack of financial funds has delayed the release of Omusinga, Rt. Hon. Muranga said.

The legal Process for Release of Rwenzururu King His Majesty Charles Wesley Mumbere Iremangoma and other suspects of the 2016 attacks on the Obuhikira palace in Kasese has greatly been delayed by lack of funds, the Kingdom Premier, Rt. Hon. Read More ...

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Mob kills LDU & two others in Napak district.

A joint security team comprising the Police and UPDF is investigating circumstances under which three people were killed by a mob in Lorengechorwa town council in Napak district. Michael Longole, the Karamoja police Spokesperson identifies the mob victims as Alengia, Read More ...

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Fornication is a sin before God-Pr. Andrew of BUU said.

A National youth head under the Baptist Union of Uganda, Mr. Andrew Musoke has warned the youth against fornication whose consequences he says are largely regrettable in future. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio last evening, Mr. Andrew who had just Read More ...

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Bishops in Africa encourage “genuine sharing” as Variants coronavirus hit continent.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Catholic Bishops in Africa and the islands have in the recently celebrated Pentecost statement, called on Christians and people of good will to be open to the Holy Spirit and genuinely share whatever they have Read More ...

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Catholic University of Malawi recommends quality adult education.

Luke Bisani The Catholic University of Malawi, CUNIMA, has urged Africa countries to consider quality education to adults as one way of developing the African continent. Speaking during a one-day Webinar on 27th May,2021 that was organized by the Catholic University Read More ...

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Church in Africa Must Be in the Forefront in Implementing Laudato Si Action Platform.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the Church embarks on a seven-year journey towards integral ecology after the Vatican’s launch of Laudato Si’ Action Platform, clerics from the African continent have emphasized the significance of the Church taking lead in the realization Read More ...

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“It is time to act,” Cardinal Turkson says as Vatican launches 7 year Laudato Si’ action platform.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the Church concludes the special year of the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ and launches a seven-year action platform, the Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development (PIHD) Read More ...

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External advisors caution on sexual violence against women in Tigray-Ethiopia.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Europe External Programme with Africa and Europe External Policy Advisors (EEPA) have warned against the ongoing sexual violence against women and girls in Ethiopia’s Tigray region lamenting that the situation is horrifying an alarming. “The Read More ...

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Arua leaders defies night disco operators.

Leaders in Arua district and the City have raised concern about the acts of defiance by night disco operators who continue to flout Covid-19 guidelines. The concern comes after two people were killed in a spate of two days, while Read More ...

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Celebrate this year’s Uganda Martyrs day from your local churches-Fr. Kasenyangwe.

The Pastoral coordinator for the Diocese of Kasese, Rev Fr. Modest Kasenyangwe Masereka has reminded Catholic Christians to celebrate this year`s Uganda Martyrs day on June 3rd from their respective local churches as a measure against fueling the spread of Read More ...

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Poor road safety has increased accidents & people losing lives.

Three people are said to have been rushed to Kilembe mines Hospital in critical condition last evening after reportedly being knocked by car Rwenzori, hardly a kilometer, near Rwenzori International hotel, along the Bwera-Kasese highway in Kasese Municipality. No official Read More ...

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Thousands flee Goma after second volcano warning in DRC.

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo over fears of another volcanic eruption. Local authorities have said Mount Nyiragongo could erupt once again with little warning. The volcano, Read More ...

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About 803 learners in Uganda have tested positive for Covid.

At least 803 learners from different institutions have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the health ministry, the learners who tested positive are from 29 schools in 17 districts. Some of the districts where the cases came from are Kampala, Read More ...

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Kadaga should face NRM’ disciplinary committee-Lumumba.

The Secretary-General of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Justine Kasule Lumumba has said the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga should face the party’s disciplinary committee for having gone against its rules and contested as an independent for the Read More ...

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Mother denied husband to bury their son.

There was reported drama like scenario in Kacungiro village, Munkunyu subcounty in Kasese district when a mother denied the right for her former husband to bury their son. The Chairperson LC One for Kacungiro village in Munkunyu sub county, Mr. Read More ...

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One dies in Nyamugasani River.

Another life is reported from has been claimed by river Nyamugasani in Kasese district, Kasese Guide radio has learnt. Mr. Modest Kyangwesa, our contact in the area confirmed identifies the deceased as Bihuku Mbusa 38 who hails from Kitholhu sub Read More ...

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Mayor Kahindo on water drainage chanel along Kirembe road.

The Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Chance Kahindo has directed the contractor of a water drainage Chanel along Kirembe Road in Kasese Municipality to urgently re do what has been confirmed as shoddy works. Inspecting drainage construction works on Kirembe Read More ...

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Police arrests Mbale Man for strangling seven-months-old Baby.

Mbale police are holding a man suspected of strangling to death his seven-month old baby.  Mr.Nesta Nagwere 35, a resident of Nabihoma Parish in Bumbobi Sub County in Mbale district was picked up by police last evening after allegedly killing Read More ...

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Kasese media fraternity mourns untimely death of another Journalist.

The Media fraternity in Kasese district is again mourning a budding Radio presenter and reporter who died this morning(26th.May.2021) at Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese town. Mr. Ronald Kule, working with UBC –Ngeya, was pronounced dead by doctors at Kilembe Mines Read More ...

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Speaker hospitalized after being stung by bees.

Hon.Francis Xavier Lubinga, the new Speaker for Kyotera district, has been rushed to hospital in extreme pain after being rescued from a swarm of bees that attacked him in his office.    It is said that as soon as he Read More ...

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Christians cautioned against polygamy-Rev. Mukonzo.

The   Chairperson Inter-faith committee Kasese district, Rev Yongenza Mukonzo has cautioned believers in Christ against polygamy. Rev. Mukonzo told our reporter yesterday(24th.May.2021) in Kasese town, that the church strongly condemn polygamy but advocate for holy Matrimonial, he described as canonical.  Read More ...

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Nature children in line with church ministry-Bishop Kibira.

Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has urged parents and guardians to nurture their children in line with the church ministry. Bishop Kibira who said the future sustainability of the church depend on youths and children, Read More ...

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MP Anita Amongi declares bid for deputy speaker slot.

Meanwhile, the Bukedea Woman MP Anita Amongi has been declared winner of the Deputy Speakership race after she garnered 415 votes in last evening elections. Amongi, the NRM’s flag bearer out competed her rivals, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko an Independent Read More ...

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Kadaga, Museveni fight over speakership.

President Museveni said his party had to resort to guerilla tactics to defeat Alitwala Rebecca Kadaga from her third term attempt as Speaker of Parliament. Museveni who had been silent during the election of the speakers of the 11th Parliament Read More ...

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Newly Sworn in Kagongo division chairperson perishes in accident.

Mr.Aggrey Mushabe, the newly sworn-in LC 3 Chairperson of Kagongo Division in Ibanda Municipality has perished in a motor accident.   Mushabe died yesterday morning on his way to Ruhoko Health Center three. The accident occurred around 11:00 Am along Read More ...

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Kadaga snubs NRM CEC, to contest as independent for speaker.

Kamuli Woman MP, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, also the outgoing 10th Parliament Speaker says she will contest as an Independent in the race for the 11th Parliament Speaker. Kadaga told journalists at Hotel Africana Press Conference that while her NRM Party has Read More ...

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Hundreds turned up for Omukekera drama at Movic Hotel.

There was Drama like scenario at Movic Hotel in Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council in Kasese district  as Hundreds of people turned up to witness Kasese guide radio Drama commonly known as Omukekera. In an exclusive interview shortly after Drama, Ms Read More ...

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One died on spot & over 30 rushed to various Hospitals after a fatal accident.

One person died on spot and over thirty rushed to various Hospitals yesterday after a fatal accident near Kasenyi landing site in L. Katwe sub-county Kasese district. No official comment from police, but the Vice Chairperson LC 3 Nyakiyumbu subcounty, Read More ...

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Kasese leaders want ecological study carried out on Rwenzori Mountain.

Kasese District officials are calling on the government to undertake an ecological study on Mountain Rwenzori, to establish a lasting solution for floods that have frequently caused havoc in the district. The government had promised to conduct the study earlier Read More ...

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Joy for many as NRM CEC endorses Oulanyah for Speaker.

A decision by National Resistance Movement Party organ to back outgoing Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanya for Speaker of the eleventh Parliament is drawing mixed reaction. Reports from a closed door NRM Central Executive Committee meeting yesterday indicate that it Read More ...

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Nigeria’s top army commander Attahiru killed in air crash.

Nigeria’s army chief, Lt-Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, has been killed in a plane crash in the north-western state of Kaduna, officials say. The incident happened as the plane was trying to land in bad weather, the military said. Ten other officers, Read More ...

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Be Ethical, Bishop Phiri Urges Radio Ecengelo Staff.

Mwenya Mukuka The bishop of Ndola Diocese Rt. Rev. Benjamin Phiri has encouraged his diocesan radio station staff, Radio Icengelo, to take leadership in being ethical on all media platforms in all their undertaking. Speaking when he graced the 25th anniversary Read More ...

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The Catholic Girls Arise donates to persons with physical disabilities.

Demetria Banda The Catholic Girls Arise (an Online Social group) has recently conducted a benevolent work by donating two wheel chairs and assorted items to two physically challenged people at Ulongwe Parish- in the Diocese of Mangochi The donations to Read More ...

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PMS appeals for support to children with disabilities-Malawi.

Jailos Mpina, SMM Following the recent handover ceremony of a house to the elderly at Katengeza Village, Nathenje Catholic parish in Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese through the fundraising activities of the youth and indeed the donation of wheelchairs and other assorted Read More ...

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Parish priest leads by example in caring for the env’t in Dedza-Malawi.

Demetria Banda As the Catholic church celebrates Laudato si week (LSW) from 16 to 25 May 2021 under the theme “For We Know That Things Can Change”, we had a chance to interact with Fr Abraham Paul the Parish Priest of Tsangano Read More ...

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On World Communications Day, Prelates Urge Authenticity on Social Media Platforms

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Catholic bishops have encouraged journalists and all Christians to be cautious and authentic when using social media to disseminate information knowing that “we are all responsible for the communications we make.” Addressing Christians in his Read More ...

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New book focuses on Mary’s role in salvation history, Model for African Women.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA “I developed deep faith in praying the Rosary right from childhood without knowing its benefits or consequences but I realized whatever I needed and asked for, I could receive,” the author of a newly launched Read More ...

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UPDF soldier jailed 35 years for shooting civilian dead.

A Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF soldier has been sentenced to 35-years in prison for killing a civilian in Hoima district. Private Solomon Baker Bakobe, of the 11th Battalion, was convicted by the first division infantry court-martial presided over by, Col. Read More ...

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Greedy for money is prohibited while executing duties-Mr. Enosi.

The Clerk to Council Kasese district Mr. Enosi Mumbere has cautioned councilors against Polygamy and greedy for money while executing their duties. Speaking to Kasese guide radio shortly after presiding over swearing in ceremony for Rukoki sub-county leaders yesterday held Read More ...

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Entebbe Airport jet fuel tank catch fire.

Fire broke out at the two jet fuel tanks at Entebbe International Airport last evening.  Fred Bamwesige, the Acting Director-General Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA says the safety, security team and firefighters were dispatched to stop the fire from spreading to Read More ...

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Kasese Media fraternity is again in sorrows.

The Media Fraternity in Kasese district is again mourning one of their own, Mr. Charles Muhindo, a former senior news Reporter working with Light FM owned by the Adventist Church in Kasese. Mr. Geoffrey Kanyonyi, the radio`s Station manager confirmed Read More ...

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No reason why they striked-Bwera Sec School headteacher has said.

The Bwera secondary school Head teacher in Kasese district, Mr. Milton Masereka has described as false reports that his students had attempted to strike late last week. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio on phone last evening, Mr. Milton said that Read More ...

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MALAWI: Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Dedza Diocese.

Stella Zulu Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Father Peter Adrian Chifukwa as the new Bishop for Dedza Diocese. According to the announcement which was made on Saturday May 8, 2021 at Vatican City in Italy, Rev Fr. Chifukwa’s  appointment comes Read More ...

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69 year old man dies of excessive alcohol.

The body of a 69 Year old man who reportedly died over excessive alcohol has been laid to rest at his ancestral home in Rwesande village in Kyabarungira Sub County, Kasese district with a call on the local community to Read More ...

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Domestic viocelence leads to poverty-Rev Fr. Basaliza.

The Coordinator Justice and Peace Commission Diocese of Kasese, Rev Fr. Peter Basaliza Mubunga has attributed increased cases of domestic violence to poverty, lack of faith and illegal marriages. Speaking to Our Reporter yesterday, Fr. Peter encouraged spouses to work Read More ...

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Vaccination against Hepatitis B to kick off soon.

Rukoki health center four in charge in Kasese Municipality, Dr. Kayiri Kathembo has called for massive Vaccination against Hepatitis B. Speaking to Our reporter yesterday(14th.May.2021) shortly after a community outreach for Vaccination against Hepatitis B near KK Pub in Kikonzo Read More ...

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Each parish in Isango S/C to receive 20 iron sheets as a donation.

All five parishes in Isango Su-County Kasese district will receive twenty iron sheets each from Tsutsu Moses foundation aimed to help the less privileged people, Kasese guide radio has learnt. Speaking to our reporter yesterday(14th.May.2021), the organization Executive Director, Hon. Read More ...

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Ministers who violate traffic rules must be brought to order, Gen Katumba says.

Ministers and government officials who violate traffic rules and misuse sirens must be brought to order. The remark has been made by the minister of works and transport Gen. Katumba Wamala following repeated concerns over reckless driving by some ministers Read More ...

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SOPs are vital against Covid-19-Sheik Abdul Juma.

The Kasese district Khadir Sheik Abdul Juma Hakimu has described the Standard Operation Procedures as a vital element against COVID-19. In an interview with Kasese Guide radio, Sheik Abdul Hakimu asked Muslims to be compliant of the health guidelines as Read More ...

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Kilembe Sec. School is temporarily closed-ASP Tumusiime has said.

The Rwenzori East Region Police Spokesperson, ASP. Nelson Tumusiime has refuted allegation that Kilembe Secondary School was temporarily closed after students destroyed school property during their peaceful demonstration. During their peaceful demonstration, over 200 students of the school stormed the Read More ...

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Hon. Centenary promises to follow up his earlier pledges.

Hon. Robert Centenary, the out-going Member of Parliament for Kasese Municipality has reaffirmed his earlier pledge to make a follow up on some projects aimed at addressing Challenges of River Nyamwamba. Hon. Centenary told this radio that plans are on Read More ...

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We can defend Africa if we act right, together-Museveni.

President Museveni has asked African leaders to think about solving the security threats that several African countries face.   In his address after taking oath for the sixth term, Museveni argued that the situation in several African countries that include Read More ...

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India Covid variant spreads to more African nations.

Three more African countries – Algeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria – have now detected the Indian variant of coronavirus, Dr Ngoy Nsenga, from the World Health Organization, has said. The confirmation brings to seven the number of Read More ...

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Woman dead body is said to be lying in K’se Municipal mortuary after gun shots.

The body of a women yet to be identified is said to be lying in the Kasese Municipal mortuary after the deceased was reportedly shot dead by a suspected security operative reportedly attached to the Uganda People1s Defence Forces. No Read More ...

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M7′ swearing in, was celebrated differently in Kasese district.

Various stakeholders in Kasese district have celebrated Swearing for President Museveni differently a mini-survey conducted by Kasese guide radio has indicated. Bishop for Pentecostal churches in Kasese district Bishop Bahebwa John while speaking to Kasese guide radio after special; swearing Read More ...

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As Muslims celebrates Eid-el-fitri, urged to maintain love for one another.

Today is Eidi-el-fitri with some political leaders congratulating Muslims upon completing the Holy Month of Ramadhan. The outgoing Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga congratulated the Muslims whom he said should stick to matters of holiness. The Kasese Municipal Read More ...

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Deputy Kasese RDC, has urged medical practitioners to work professionally.

The Kasese Deputy Resident Commissioner, Mr. Joshua Masereka has called for a sense of humanity and professionalism among medical practitioners whose profession directly affect life that has to be a priority in all they do. Mr. Joshua`s comments follow the Read More ...

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Omusinga Charles wesley Mumbere, invited to attend M7′ swearing in ceremony.

President Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni has invited His Majesty Charles Wesley Mumbere Irema-Ngoma of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu to his swearing-in ceremony to take place today at Kololo Ceremonial Groundsin Kampala Capital City. The Minister of Information, Public Relations and Kingdom Read More ...

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Nurses & midwives call off strike after govt offer of shs 44.9 billion.

The leadership of the Nurses and Midwives Union is urging all its members to return to work immediately. This is after the government finally yielded to pressure and committed to provide at least Shs44.9 billion for their lunch allowances. The Union’s Read More ...

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Hon. Katya reveals his secrets in his 5 years councilor-hood term.

Hon. Katya Hebert the councilor representing Katiri Ward in Bulembia Division Kasese Municipality has outlined the priorities he intent to begin with in his next five year term. Speaking to our reporter last evening in Kasese town, Hon. Hebert said Read More ...

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Man arrested for theft of motorcycles in Kasese.

Police at Kasese Central Police station has in custody a 28 years old Man for theft allegations of Motorcycles, the Rwenzori East Region Police Spokesperson ASP Nelson Tumusiime has said. Speaking to our reporter in an interview in Kasese town, Read More ...

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Kabyanga hands over instruments of power to Municipal town clerk.

The outgoing Kasese municipality mayor His worship Godfrey Kabyanga Kiime has handed over instruments of power to the Municipal town clerk Mr. Isaiah Tusingye in preparation for the newly elected Mayor Chance Kahindo to take over office for the next Read More ...

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Vaccinated travelers will not undergo Covid-19 tests.

The Ministry of Health has said only travelers that have been fully vaccinated will not need to undergo a COVID-19 tests on arrival into the country. According to a statement released by the Health Ministry yesterday, only people who are Read More ...

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Anticipated floods at Nyamwamba river needs prevention.

Some local leaders in areas neighboring Nyamwamba river have called for preventing measures against the anticipated floods to save lives and property especially as rains intensify in the Rwenzori region. Mr. Jafali Kigutiha, the Chairperson LC one for Basecamp lower Read More ...

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Kenyan Bishop Obanyi challenges journalists to report from grassroots.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As Kenya commemorates the 55th World Communications Day, Chairman of Social Communications at Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops Rt. Rev. Obanyi  has challenged journalists to go out on the streets and interact with peoples at the Read More ...

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45 year old man drowns in Lake Edward.

Reports reaching Kasese guide radio this morning indicate that a 45 year old man is feared dead after drowning in Lake Edward at Kahendero landing site in Muhokya Sub County, Kasese district. No official comment from police, but the outgoing Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Catholic Bishops Elect Archbishop Chama ZCCB President.

Mwenya Mukuka The Catholic Bishops in Zambia have elected Most Rev. Ignatius Chama, Archbishop of Kasama as the president of the Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops. Most Rev. Ignatius Chama takes over from Bishop George Lungu who has served as Read More ...

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Timber Dealers in Albertine region gets a donation of bandsaw mills.

Timber Dealers in the Albertine region have been boosted by a donation of bandsaw mills. The new technology is also likely to save Uganda from exporting wood products.  Currently the country imports over Twenty three million dollars of finished wood Read More ...

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23 year old man was speared by the neighbor.

A 23 year old man was yesterday(07th.May.2021) rushed to Kagando Hospital after allegedly being speared by his neighbor in the thigh on allegation of adultery. No official comment from police, but the woman councilor Nyakatonzi parish in Munkunyu sub county, Read More ...

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MPs okays Implementation of Parish Development Model.

Parliament has approved the implementation of the Parish Development Model. The model will start operation in a phased approach with preliminary activities for the establishment of the necessary support structures and systems. Key among the activities is the recruitment of Read More ...

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Parents have no enough time for their family.

Poor Parenting is likely to negatively impact on the quantities and quality Of Church servants if no urgent interventions are put to fix a number of Biting family challenges. In an interview with Kasese Guide radio at Ulrika guest house Read More ...

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Midwives decry high fees for renewing license.

Meanwhile, Midwives have decried the exorbitant fees they pay to renew their license.  All nurses and midwives working in Uganda must have a general license to practice and this has to be renewed every 3 years. The midwives note that Read More ...

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Nurses, midwives’ strike over lunch allowances enters third day.

The National sit down strike for Nurses and Mid-wives has entered the third day Kasese guide radio has learnt. In an exclusive interview with Mr. Bogere Keleti Kalemba, a health practioner at Bwera Hospital in Kasese district, they have laid Read More ...

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Top JEEMA leaders rebuff Bobi Wine meeting.

Top leaders of the Justice Forum-JEEMA party have declined to attend a meeting with the National Unity Platform Party President Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu. In his effort to reach out to other opposition parties to agree on a way forward after Read More ...

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Poor extension services affecting farmers in Kasese.

The failure by extension workers in Kasese District to reach out to the community is affecting farming activities. Many extension workers have reportedly abandoned their duty stations or are taking long to respond to farmer’s concerns. Mr.Asuman Masereka, the District Read More ...

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Omusinga has hailed Hon. Juliet Bakoko over her duties.

The Rwenzururu King His Majesty Charles Wesley Mumbere Irema-Ngoma, has relieved Hon Best Juliet Bakoko of her duties as Minister of Cooperatives, Wealth-creation and Special Projects in the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu following her request. Hon.Best Juliet Bakoko has been Minister Read More ...

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70 year old widow is struggling with life.

A 70 year old widow Ms Mary Nyabulito a resident of Kinyamaseke town council in Kasese district is seeking refuge in Kinyamaseke town after her house was allegedly washed away by the devastated floods three years ago. In an exclusive Read More ...

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NUP declines invite to Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony.

The National Unity Platform-NUP party has declined an invitation to the swearing-in ceremony of Yoweri Museveni, as President of Uganda, for yet another term. The event is scheduled to take place on Wednesday May 12, 2021. The Minister for the Presidency Read More ...

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Kasese apple farmers decry lack of markets.

Apple farmers in Kasese District have decried the lack of market for their harvest. The farmers also say that most of the apple-growing areas have poor transport network, which affects their access to the market.  Although the farmers have embraced Read More ...

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8 days remaining Museveni to swear in for the 6th term.

With only Eight days left for President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to swear in for another elective term, security has formed joint intelligence and operations team to deter anticipated chaos. The 10 Joint Operation Units have reportedly been distributed to places near Read More ...

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Uganda security brutality against Journalists take center stage on press freedom day.

The brutality by security personnel against journalists in the line of duty has dominated discussions on press freedom in Uganda during the commemoration of World Press Freedom Day. Established by the United Nations- in 1993, the World Press Freedom Day Read More ...

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Entebbe hospital runs out of COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital has run short of COVID-19 vaccine doses as more than 3, 500 people have received their first dose at the health facility. The vaccination exercise runs from 8am to 5pm every weekday. However, on Friday, the Read More ...

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St. Joseph Mukasa Kibwera Roman Catholic church is now a new sub-parish.

St. Joseph Mukasa Kibwera Roman Catholic church is now a new sub-parish In Kyalhumba Parish with a call on Christians to make good use of the resurrection of Christ to deal with the challenges. Presiding over the Homily, Rev, Fr. Read More ...

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Late Sr. Veronica Landio CMS:, an example of Selfless vocation, mission & ministry.

Mary Lilly Driciru, MSMMC Sr. Veronica M. Landonio, CMS RIP, upon her departure unto eternal life leaves behind her a legacy of mission and ministry. From 1950 after her first profession, Sr. Veronica served mainly in South Sudan and in Read More ...

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Catholics challenged to be faithful to their vocation.

Demetria Banda The Diocesan Administrator of Dedza Diocese Very Rev. Fr. John Chithonje has challenged the Religious and the Catholic faithful to be committed to their vocational call. Fr. Chithonje made the remarks on Sunday 25 April at Our Lady Read More ...

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23 game raggers have been passed out.

Twenty three Game rangers were yesterday(30th.April.2021) passed out after one month training course in intelligence based analysis study with a call on the rangers to use the skills attained in defending Wild life. Col. Kyangungu a liaison officer attached to Read More ...

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A Church delegation visits the conflict area of North Shoa in Ethiopia.

Habtamu Abrdew Beture A delegation led by the General Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ethiopia, Abba Teshome Fikre has on April 18, 2013 visited the conflict area of North Shoa Zone, on a special mission called by Cardinal Read More ...

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Rt. Hon. Gad has condemned a habit of multiple borrowing.

The former Prime Minister of Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu, Rt. Hon. Gad Mbayahi Bakwanamaha has described as stressing; multiple borrowing which he says gives no room for the borrowers to concentrate. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio this morning, Mr. Gad who Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Be honest, Bishop Phiri urges church workers.

Mwenya Mukuka Catholic Diocese of Ndola Bishop Benjamin Phiri has implored members of staff in the Church to be honest, committed, loyal and efficient. According to Radio Icengelo, the Diocesan radio station, Bishop Phiri said workers of the Diocese should Read More ...

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Pope Francis calls for Global marian prayer marathon for end of Covid-19 Pandemic.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Holy Father has called for a month-long prayer marathon asking Catholics across the globe to dedicate the month of May’s Marian prayers for an end to Coronavirus pandemic. The initiative was announced by Pontifical Council for Read More ...

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Fr Mulandu appointed new Bishop for Mpika Diocese in Zambia.

Mwenya Mukuka Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr. Edwin Mulandu, 52, of Ndola Diocese as Bishop of Mpika Diocese. The Apostolic Nuncio to Zambia and Malawi H.E. Archbishop Gianfranco Gallone disclosed the appointment on April 24, 2021. Fr. Mulandu did Read More ...

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Soroti medics recognized for successful operation on conjoined twins.

The medical team from Soroti Regional Referral Hospital that conducted a successful separation of conjoined twins last month has been recognized once again, this time by the Ministry of Health. A team of medics led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Read More ...

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Haiti seven abducted Catholic clergy released.

The remaining seven of the 10 members of the Catholic clergy kidnapped in Haiti earlier this month have been released, a missionary group says. The four priests and a nun from Haiti as well as one priest and one nun Read More ...

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South Sudan Bishop elect of Rumbek Diocese was shot.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Days after he was shot by gunmen at the priests residence in Rumbek, South Sudan the midnight of Monday, April 26, Monsignor Christian Carlassare has expressed the need to look beyond the shooting and seek Read More ...

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How mulching can minimize soil & fertility loss.

Better methods of cultivation including mulching and terracing could minimize soil and fertility loss, as well as effects of floods, the Kasese Municipal Environment officer, Mrs. Evelyn Kiryaghe Mugume has said. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio at her office yesterday, Read More ...

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Gulu pastor & 2 others arrested for being in possession of owl eggs.

A Gulu-based pastor has been arrested, alongside two others, for being in possession of owl eggs. Nelson Ocira, a pastor with New Life Christian Centre, in Forest Ward, Pece –Laroo Division was arrested yesterday(29th.April.2021), alongside Agnes Achora, a health worker Read More ...

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UBC Journalist Robert Kagolo has been shot dead.

The former President of Uganda Journalists Association, Mr. Robert Kagolo has been shot dead. The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Spokesperson, ASP Luke Owoyesigyire said that Kagolo was killed by a Local Defence Unit personnel identified as Rashid Mamuli who was guarding Read More ...

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Kenya’s anti-vaccine doctor dies of Covid-19.

A prominent Kenyan doctor who became an anti-vaccine campaigner and conspiracy theorist has died from the disease. Dr. Stephen Karanja said it was unnecessary to vaccinate Kenyans against Covid-19 but instead guided the country on steam inhalation and a cocktail Read More ...

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20 Congolese nationals arrested for illegal entry into Uganda.

About 20 Congolese nationals have been arrested in Kasese District for suspected illegal entry into Uganda. Mr. Joshua Masereka, the Deputy RDC Kasese says that the arrest was mainly effected by security personnel that timely acted on a tip-off from Read More ...

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Peaceful co-existence talks are needed between Cultivators & Cattle keepers.

The Senior Presidential advisor on Rwenzori affairs, Mrs. Christine Muhindo has called for round table discussions that could see peaceful co-existence and a solution to the land rankles between cultivators and cattle keepers. Speaking to press shortly after addressing members Read More ...

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PMS Leadership in Kenya appeal for funds to assist formation houses.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the Church marks the 58th World Day of Vocations on Sunday, April 25, the office of Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) under the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has appealed to people of good will Read More ...

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President Samia’s Speech Impresses Religious leaders in Tanzania.

Sarah Pelaji Following a speech by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan delivered in Parliament in Dodoma on April 22, 2021, various religious leaders in the country have stated that the direction of her presidency Read More ...

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“No faith without risk,” instructs Pope Francis on world day of vocations.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the Church prepares to mark the 58th Annual World Day of Vocations (WDV) on Sunday, April 25, Pope Francis has reminded Christians the need to courageously step out into the unknown. “In a vocation, God’s Read More ...

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Catholic care for children Uganda reviews best practices toolkit system.

By Caroline Nansukusa Catholic Care for Children Uganda (CCCU) has held a meeting with stakeholders to review and support the Association of Religious in Uganda Best Practices Assessment Toolkit and Case Management System which has just been upgraded on March Read More ...

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Crude Oil pipeline expected to employ over 14000 Ugandans.

Over fourteen thousand Ugandans are to be directly employed only by Oil pipeline project, with a call on Uganda citizens to fully support the oil and gas project, the Information and Communication Technology, and National Guidance Minister, Hon. Judith Nabakooba Read More ...

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Kasese based Radio presenter dies in fatal road accident, scores injured.

Kasese based Radio presenter Dennis Mumbere has passed on after being involved in a fatal road accident at Nyamirangara along Kasese-Mbarara Highway at around 4am yesterday (25th.April.2021).  . Mumbere breathed his last as he was being rushed to Mbarara regional Read More ...

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Parents urged to invest in education for their children.

The Kasese Diocesan Vicar General Msgr. Landaus Bwambale has urged Parents and Guardians to invest as required in the Education of their children, as well as encouraging them to join Church Movements if they are to realize their vocations in Read More ...

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How to empower people about business management.

The Woman Councilor-elect for Nyangorongo parish in Maliba sub-county Kasese district, Hon. Anet Buhaka has revealed plans of empowering her electorates about business management. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday after an impromptu inspection of the newly community established market Read More ...

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Umeme arrests over 20 in crackdown on power theft in Pallisa.

Umeme has arrested more 50 people in Mbale City in the second day of the ‘Kombowa’ Operation in the Mbale region.   Umeme and Police launched the Operation ‘Kombowa’ within the Mbale region and started by arresting 20 people in Read More ...

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Nabusayi replaces Wanyama as Senior Presidential Press Secretary.

President Museveni has appointed Linda Nabusayi as the new Senior Presidential Press Secretary. The position is set to fall vacant after its holder, Don Wanyama was recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Vision Group. Wanyama still has up to Read More ...

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Gov’t introduces 100 shillings tax on fuel.

Government has abandoned the proposal to impose a 200,000 shillings license on vehicles and instead introduced a 100 shillings tax per litre of fuel to raise revenue. This was revealed by Finance Minister in charge of planning David Bahati who Read More ...

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Government moots plan to tackle aflatoxins in maize.

Government has revealed plans to improve the quality and standard of Uganda’s Maize following a recent threat from the Kenyan government to ban importation of the staple grain citing high levels of aflatoxin. Yesterday, officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Read More ...

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IGP Ochola urges officers to stick on their professional code.

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Martins Okoth Ochola has urged officers to stick to their professional code of conduct and avoid civil litigation against the force that is biting deep into their budget. While opening a one-day workshop on, Understanding Read More ...

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Singer Akon, 15 heads of state expected for Museveni inauguration.

About 15 heads of state have been invited to the inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni set for next month. The incumbent, Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni Kaguta was declared winner of the January,14 polls after beating National Unity Platform’s Robert Kyagulanyi his Read More ...

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Slain Chad leader’s son takes power as rivals slam ‘coup’.

Chad’s main opposition parties say the army’s appointment of President Idriss Déby’s son as the nation’s new leader is an “institutional coup”. Déby, 68 – who had been in power for three decades – died after being shot as he Read More ...

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A 16 year impregnated girl, challenges local leaders.

A 16 year old girl reportedly impregnated during the COVID-19 lock down has re-echoed the local leadership appeal against the decision of young girls who have ended up having future challenges as a result of accepting sexual advances of those Read More ...

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Rainy season alerts people living in risk disaster areas.

The Kasese Municipality Central Division chairperson, Mr. Martin Safari has asked all residents in risky and prominent disaster areas to remain on alert as the rainy season begins.   Last year, there was shock and fear as patients at the Read More ...

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Pope Francis to ordain nine priests for the Diocese of Rome.

Pope Francis, the Bishop of Rome, will ordain nine deacons to the priesthood at St. Peter’s Basilica, on 25 April, which coincides with the liturgical celebration of Good Shepherd Sunday. In-person participation at the ordinations will be strictly in compliance Read More ...

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Hotels owners asked to properly maintain their hotels.

Hotel owners wherever they may be have been asked to closely monitor staff and have proper maintenance if they are to excel in the Hotel services. The call was made by the managing director Kluges Guest farm in Fort portal Read More ...

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Bobi Wine cautions NUP leaders against living luxurious lifestyles.

The National Unity Platform party president, Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has challenged all elected NUP political party leaders to avoid lavish lifestyles, which he says might endanger their relationship with their voters. Addressing elected NUP leaders at their retreat at Read More ...

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Alleged ADF Mr. Kibindo has been asked to surrender to Ugandan gov’t.

The family of one of the alleged top commanders of Allied Democratic forces Rebels has asked their son, one Mr. Muzamiru Kibindo to surrender to the Ugandan government than dying in the juggles in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Read More ...

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Fisher men drowned in Lake Kyoga.

The Police Marine Unit in Nakasongola district has recovered the body of a fisherman who drowned in Lake Kyoga on Saturday (17th.April.2021) evening. The deceased has been identified as 61-year-old Fred Ssonko, who drowned at Munami landing site on Lake Read More ...

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Shamba boy led robbers in attack on deceased Archbishop Lwanga’s home

Police in Naggalama in Mukono district have arrested the shamba boy at the ancestral home of the deceased Kampala Archbishop, Dr.Cyprian Kizito Lwanga for leading thugs who attacked the home. Dominico Kakooza, a shamba boy is suspected to have been Read More ...

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Museveni declines calls to relax curfew hours.

President Museveni has said it is not yet time to lift or even relax the curfew restrictions imposed to help curb the spread of Coronavirus. Addressing the country on the status of the Coronavirus last evening at Kyankwanzi, Museveni said Read More ...

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150 guns recovered in Karamoja in 2020 – UPDF.

The number of guns recovered in the Karamoja sub-region increased in 2020. The Uganda Peoples’ Defense Force- UPDF at the 3rd Division recovered 150 illegal guns in the hands of civilians across the nine districts of Karamoja. This is almost Read More ...

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Kabyanga to continue popularizing for NRM party.

The Mayor for Kasese Municipality His worship Godfrey Baluku Kabyanga has broken silence among his electorates as he vows to continue with the struggle to popularize for the NRM party, despite losing the General election. He made the remarks yesterday Read More ...

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Heavy rains destroys allot of properties in Kirembe cell.

Properties worth unspecified amount of money are believed to have been destroyed yesterday (15th.April.2021) during heavy downpour in Kirembe cell of Central division in Kasese Municipality. The Chairperson LC One for Kirembe cell Mr. Lawrence Bwambale confirmed the information and Read More ...

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Museveni to address the Nation at 8pm on COVID-19.

President Yoweri Museveni will address the nation on COVID-19 and other matters of national interest including whether the nighttime curfew shall be lifted, today. Like all his recent addresses, the president’s address will also broadcasted live on all TV and Read More ...

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Kiruhura and Kazo lift ban on milk sale.

Authorities in Kiruhura and Kazo Districts have reversed the earlier ban imposed on the sale of milk.  The two districts that are under quarantine following the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease had banned the sale of animal products and Read More ...

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Exim Bank again rejects Uganda’s loan request to build railway.

The Ugandan government rejected China Exim Bank’s proposal to use the revenue from Oil to pay for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) loan. This is according to information shared by Works and Transport Minister Gen Edward Katumba Wamala in a Read More ...

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Ex-US officer charged over killing of black motorist.

A white police officer who shot dead a black motorist in Minnesota has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, prosecutors say. Officer Kim Potter has been arrested and will be held in custody. Mrs. Potter says she shot Daunte Wright accidentally, Read More ...

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40% of teachers in Kasese have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Only at 40 percent of health workers and teachers in Kasese district have taken COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccine, the Executive director Baylor Uganda Dr. Addy Kekitiinwa has said. Speaking to media shortly after Vaccine Advocacy dialogue meeting for stakeholders at Sanbdton Read More ...

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Kasese Deputy RDC has asked Mubindo to surrender from rebellion.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has asked Mubindo, one of the founders of NALU to surrender and re direct his military expertise to defend his country than indulging in subversive activities. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio yesterday(14th.04.2021), Mr. Read More ...

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Residents with roaming animals urged to keep them with care.

The Chairperson LC One for Base camp Lower cell in Kasese municipality Mr. Jafali Kigutiha has warned residents with roaming animals to keep them in their homes before they are arrested. The chairpersons warning comes at a time when an Read More ...

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Gov’t declines Muslims’ request to have curfew lifted.

The Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew time will be maintained despite calls by Members of Parliament to have it lifted. Rugunda was yesterday(13th.April.2021) speaking during the plenary after Members of Parliament who called for the curfew Read More ...

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Suspected rapist handed to police in Munkunyu S/C.

The local leadership in Munkunyu subcounty in Kasese district has handed to Police for investigation a suspected rapist in the area. Hon. Expedito Kapirirpiri Bamuturaki, the Munkunyu subcounty councilor representing Katsungiro parish confirmed saying that Mr. Gerald Kipapaya, the suspect Read More ...

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How best can the new curriculum be implemented?

The New Curriculum for senior one is creating a lot of confidence among leaners for a better future, the Deputy head teacher for Mt. Rwenzori Girls` secondary school, Mr. Herizon Bwambale has said. In an interview with our reporter at Read More ...

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UNEB investigating decline in the number of UCE, UACE candidates.

Uganda National Examinations Board is investigating the decrease in the number of candidates in the Uganda Certificate of Education and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Examinations cycles. The examinations body says it has recorded a significant decline in the number of Read More ...

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Mob raids funeral, burn body & coffin of suspected kidnapper.

Mugume, who had been on police’s list of the most wanted suspected kidnappers and criminals in Fort Portal Tourism City, was shot dead in Karamaga cell, Central Division by security personnel on Friday. Mugume’s body was then taken to Fort Read More ...

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Sacrifice the little you have to have your children in school-Hon. Tonny.

The Member of Parliament for Bukonzo East constituency in Kasese district, Hon. Harold Tonny Muhindo asks parents and guardians of school going children to sacrifice their little resources to have their children in school. Speaking to Kasese guide radio in Read More ...

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Muhokya Internally displaced people have called for a special help.

The Muhokya internally displaced people`s camp in Muhokya calls for urgent intervention in opening a trench whose state currently threats lives especially as the rainy season begins. Ms Aryema Rehema, the camp`s Spokesperson told Kasese guide radio shortly after receiving Read More ...

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Museveni sues Monitor newspaper for defamation.

President Museveni’s suit against the Monitor Publications for alleged defamation has drawn debate among some of the practicing lawyers. At the centre of the debate is whether the sitting President who by the constitution is protected from being sued can Read More ...

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MALAWI: Rural Parish sets example of self reliance in Archdiocese of Blantyre.

Fr Frank Mwinganyama A Catholic rural Parish in the Archdiocese of Blantyre has set an enviable example of self-reliance by procuring a 32- seater bus from tithe collections. St. Armand – Neno Parish, the only Parish in the district has Read More ...

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Ex CSO Members Donate to Catholic University of Malawi Chapel.

By Luke Bisani Former members of the Southern Chapter of the Catholic Students Organization (CSO) on Easter Sunday, made a donation of classic chairs to the Catholic University of Malawi chapel. The chairs are meant to be used by priests Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Bishop Alfred Maluma of Njombe catholic diocese dies.

Sarah Pelaji, Pascal Mwananche-Tanzania The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Njombe Rt. Rev. Alfred Maluma passed away on April 6 this year at the Muhimbili National Referral Hospital at the Orthopedic Institute MOI while undergoing treatment. The tragedy has Read More ...

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S.SUDAN: Episcopal ordination date of Bishop-elect for Rumbek Diocese Announced.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Episcopal ordination of Bishop-elect for Rumbek Diocese Monsignor Christian Carlassare has been slated for next month Sunday, May 23. “Consecration of the new Bishop will be in Rumbek on May 23rd, 2021, on the Solemnity Read More ...

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KENYA: CUEA condoles with church in TZ after demise of University’s First Vice Chancellor.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), an institute founded by the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) is mourning the first Vice Chancellor of the University Monsignor Dr. Deogratius Hukumu Mbiku who died Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Pope Appoints Father Masondole as new Bishop of Bunda.

Sarah Pelaji -Tanzania Communications Pope Francis has appointed Father Simon Chibuga Masondole as new Bishop of Bunda Diocese in north and west Tanzania around Lake Victoria. His appointment comes after the Bunda Diocese fell vacant following the appointment  of its Read More ...

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Pope Francis appoints Bishop Ssemogerere apostolic administrator for Kampala Archdiocese.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Thursday, April 8, appointed Bishop Paul Ssemogerere of Kasana-Luweero Diocese as the Apostolic Administrator of Kampala Archdiocese. The appointment comes following the death of Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga which occurred on Holy Saturday, April Read More ...

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AMECEA: Mourns Loss of 3 prelates in 4 days.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Church in the Association of Members Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) region, is mourning the loss of three Prelates that has occurred in the member conferences Uganda, South Sudan and Tanzania in a Read More ...

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A family of 7 survived wrath militias in DRC.

A Family of seven currently in Uganda that reportedly survived the wrath of suspected militias threatening lives in in the Democratic Republic of Congo has commended the Ugandan government and her citizens for allowing them take refuge in their country. Read More ...

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A 25 year old man arrested with his Mother’s Chicken.

Drama ensued yesterday in Kinyayovyo village in Karusandara Sub County Kasese district when a twenty five year old man was reportedly arrested with stolen Chicken belonging to his mother. The Chairperson LC One for Kinyayovyo village Mr.Kabagambe Richard Masereka confirmed Read More ...

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Dr. Lwanga to be buried at Lubaga Cathedral, Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Kampala archdiocesan interim administrator, Msgr. Charles Kasibante has confirmed that the decease Archbishop Cyprian kizito Lwanga will be laid to rest in the historical Lubaga Cathedral church.   Dr Lwanga will be the third prelate to be buried Read More ...

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Rev. Fr. Tsangamubiri urged believers in Christ to be faithful.

Fr. Julius Bwambale Tsangamubiri yesterday said his first Holy Mass at his home in Umoja Cell in Nyamwamba division with a call to believers in Christ to become faithful Fr. Julius Bwambale who was appointed to serve as the vice Read More ...

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Archbishop Lwanga died of a heart attack- Church Doctor.

A postmortem report carried out to ascertain the cause of death of Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has described his death to a heart attack.   The archbishop was found lying lifeless in bed at his residence in Lubaga on Saturday Read More ...

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UGANDA: Consecrated Persons urged to embrace Laudato Si’ action platform.

Sr. Mary Lilly Driciru MSMMC International Edition of the Guardian sounded a warning; “The world’s leading climate scientists have warned, there is only a dozen (12) years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C, beyond which Read More ...

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MALAWI: ECM President calls for genuine unity among clerics.

Sam Kalimba Archbishop Thomas Luke Msusa of the Archdiocese of Blantyre and President of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) called on all the clergy in the Archdiocese of Lilongwe to work together regardless of some being diocesan and others Read More ...

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100s of spectators turned up for a football match at Karambi playground.

Hundreds of spectators turned for the football match between Team Ambassador nice and Karambi young football club at Karambi playground in Kasese district with the local leaders describing the organizer, Mr. Ambassador of Kasese guide radio as brave and a Read More ...

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Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops committed to child protection.

Mwenya Mukuka Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) President Rt. Rev. George Lungu says the issue of creating a safe environment for children and vulnerable adults is a concern for all without exception. Addressing Child Protection officers during a virtual Read More ...

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Use your tongues to glorify God- Bishop Kibira said.

The Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has warned Believers in Christ against loose language but rather use their tongues to glorify God by living peacefully with their neighbors. Presiding over a homily at St. Maria Read More ...

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Museveni asked Christians to hold spirit of Holiness.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has asked believers in Christ to continue holding the spirit of Holiness and to work towards development of their families. In his Easter message, President Museveni said the resurrection of Jesus Christ is worthy decelerating because Read More ...

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MALAWI: Mangochi Catholic Women Organization Supports Seminaries.

Jenipher Changwanda The Catholic Women Organization (CWO) in the Diocese of Mangochi have been applauded for donating food items and utensils worthy K500 000.00 (USD 670) to St. Peter’s Major Seminary in Zomba and St. Paul the Apostle Minor Seminary Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Bishop of Solwezi Diocese Reminds Priests to Preach Peace & Unity.

By Mwenya Mukuka The Bishop of the Diocese of Solwezi Rt. Rev. Charles Kasonde has reminded priests to preach peace and unity to the faithful in their respective parishes. Bishop Kasonde has also urged priests to show love to all Read More ...

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Bishop-elect for Uganda’s Nebbi Diocese Welcomes Pope Francis’ Appointment.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA At his appointment on Wednesday, March 31, as the Bishop-elect of Nebbi diocese in Uganda, Monsignor Raphael p’Mony Wokorach a member of the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCJ) has accepted the Holy Father’s appointment saying, “Our life Read More ...

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UGANDA: Archbishop Lwanga was found dead.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Catholic Church of Uganda is mourning Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala Archdiocese who was found dead in the morning of Saturday, April 3, a day after he joined the Uganda Joint Christian Council Read More ...

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Bus service in Busia to Kenya is redundant.

Hundreds of bus touts in Busia Municipality are redundant following the suspension of bus operations in Kenya. Last week, Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta suspended bus operations in Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kajiado and Migori because of high cases of Covid-19. Several Read More ...

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Parents are not favoring our interests-Learners says.

Some learners interviewed in Karambi subcounty in Kasese on how they relate with their parents seem not happy on how they are handled without thinking about their interests. Ms Aline Nyakato and Ms Francis Nyangoma fault some parents for locking Read More ...

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1000s of Believers in Kasese celebrated the way of Cross.

Thousands of Christians in the diocese of Kasese yesterday(02nd.March.2021) thronged our Lady of Assumption Kasese Cathedral grounds to celebrate the way of the Cross, with a call to trust in the blood of Christ and emulate his humbleness for salvation. Read More ...

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Why are people still dying of AIDS in Uganda?

Many people continue to die of HIV/AIDS yet there is existence of free anti-retroviral drugs-ARVs in Uganda, the Kilembe mines hospital administrator Mr. Kibaya Onizimus has said. Mr. Onizimus who commended government to have made all avenues in accessing the Read More ...

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Perpetual thieves have become an issue in Maliba S/C.

The former Maliba subcounty local council three chairman, Mr. Rebson Magoma has repeated his earlier call for collaborated efforts that would see the perpetual thieves in the area neutralized to boost agriculture in the area. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio Read More ...

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Parents must protect candidate leaner’s rights.

Many education stakeholders interviewed by Kasese guide radio have asked parents, guardians and the community to jealously protect the rights of candidate learners, most of who have finalized their national exams and home for holidays. The head teacher for Kasese Read More ...

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Christians urged to seek for love & humility a head of Easter celebrations.

The Bishop of the Diocese of Kasese, Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira has urged believers in Christ to seek for the gift, love and humility ahead of Easter celebrations. Presiding over a homily during the Last Supper Holy Mass which Read More ...

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21 disabled people have sat for their PLE in Kasese.

Twenty one people living with disabilities have sat for their PLE in Kasese district with a call on the parents and guardians against discriminating such vulnerable category of children. The Kasese district Senior Inspector of schools in-charge of children living Read More ...

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P.7 candidate dies hours to exam following a dog bite.

Emma Semata, a primary seven-candidate at Ebenezer Nursery and Primary school in Nakasongola has died hours to the exams following a dog bite. Semata breathed his last around yesterday(30th.march.2021) midnight at Entebbe hospital where he was rushed by his parents Read More ...

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Man kills LC1 with beer bottle in a Bar.

Kagadi police have launched a manhunt for a man accused of murdering the Kinoni Village LC 1 Chairperson in Kamuroza Sub County. One Mr. David Tomanya is wanted for killing 55-year-old Johnson Mwanga, a resident of Kinoni village. It is Read More ...

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All P.7 candidates should sit for their PLE papers.

The Chairperson LC One for Base camp Lower cell in Kasese Municipality Mr. Kigutiha has asked school proprietors to allow all registered primary seven candidates who have not completed fees to sit for their national papers as they sort out Read More ...

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Carry out political induction – Hon. Jenipher Namuyonga.

The State Minister for Local Government, Hon. Jenipher Namuyonga has directed chief administrative officers all over the country to carry out political induction for all the recently elected local leaders as a measure to ease their deliberation on matters of Read More ...

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Holy Week Readings from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday 2021.

28 March 2021 – Sunday PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’ Solemnity PASSION Procession: Mark 11: 1-10 or John 12: 12-16 First Reading: Isaiah 50: 4-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 22: 8-9, 17-18, 19-20,23-24 Second Reading: Philippians 2: 6-11 Gospel: Mark 14: Read More ...

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Work hard in Evangelizing-Rev. Fr. Paddy.

The Kasese catholic workers` movement Patron, Rv. Fr. Dr. Paddy Baluku has called on the movement members to use their positions to evangelize by working hard and using their dividends to do God`s work. Addressing the movement`s annual meeting that Read More ...

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A man in his thirties have lost an arm.

A man in his late thirties in Karambi subcounty in Kasese district is said to have lost an arm reportedly chopped off by a coffee huller. Kasese guide radio is yet to get details of the incident but Mr. Ventino Read More ...

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Christians urged to reconcile with neighbors during this Holy week.

Believer in Christ where they May be have been urged to utilize the Holy Week in reconciling with their neighbors and bringing them closure to Christ. Presiding over a Homily during the Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion at St. Read More ...

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MALAWI: Radio Maria Malawi drums up support for vocations sunday 2021.

Jenipher Changwanda As preparations for Vocations Sunday are underway in the Catholic Church in Malawi, Radio Maria Malawi has been urged to raise awareness among the people of God about the Vocations Sunday through its programming. Pontifical Missionary Society (PMS Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Catholic media to drive digital solution agenda amidst the Covid-19.

By Mwenya Mukuka The Catholic Media, through Loyola and Lumen Television has signed a partnership with ZAMTEL, Zambia’s indigenous telecommunication company, in a bid to drive the digital solution agenda amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The partnership will see 6 million Read More ...

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MALAWI: Catholic University launches adult learning & education program.

Luke Bisani The Catholic University of Malawi on Thursday this week, launched the first ever Diploma program on Adult Learning and Education (ALE) in the country, as a way of creating favourable conditions for empowering adults to become global and Read More ...

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UGANDA: Brothers of Christian instruction in Uganda celebrate 200 years of existence.

Br. Vincent Barigye On February 7, 2021, the Brothers of Christian Instruction in the Province of Uganda closed the bi- Centennial (200th anniversary) celebration. The bi-centennial celebrations started in 2019 at their Motherhouse in Ploermel, France and   were to be concluded Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Concerns of Zambia’s church leaders ahead of august general elections.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As Zambian’s look forward to the forthcoming general elections slated for August 12, Church leaders have raised issues of concern “affecting the country” calling on the government and various actors to responsibly play their role Read More ...

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Conjoined twins successfully separated by Soroti medics.

A team of medics at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital has successfully separated conjoined twins comprising one alive and one dead apart. The team led by Dr. Joseph Epodoi, the Consultant Surgeon, entered the theatre at 11:00am to conduct the complicated Read More ...

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UGANDA: Catholic care for children in Uganda fosters Scholars with Skills.

Mary Lilly Driciru MSMMC Catholic Care for Children –Uganda (CCCU) is conducting an ongoing training in Child Protection and safeguarding for its scholars to foster and reinforce their skills. This is in response to a research that revealed that Sisters Read More ...

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AMECEA: Catholic prelates in eastern Africa disagree with the United Nations on transgender ideologies.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Catholic Bishops in two Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) countries; Kenya and Ethiopia are “deeply concerned” with the report by the United Nations (UN) which gives the impression to exhibit “a Read More ...

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VATICAN: On world water day, Vatican calls for crucial act to improve water access & to end waste.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA On the occasion to mark the 28th World Water Day on Monday, March 22, Vatican official has urged for quick action to help improve access to clean water, reminding the people to avoid wastage but rather Read More ...

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KENYA: At his episcopal ordination, Bishop Lagho of Malindi diocese promises to work for unity & peace.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA At Episcopal ordination of Bishop Willybard Kitogho Lagho on Friday, March 19, as the Local Ordinary of Malindi diocese, the newly ordained Prelate has called on Christians, leaders of various sectors and all people of Read More ...

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Hon. Mujungu has filed his defense in Fort portal high court.

Mr. Gideon Thembo Mujungu, the MP elect for Busongora South constituency has filed his defence in Fortportal high court against the election petition by the incumbent MP. Hon Jackson Mbaju Kthika who challenges the former`s election to the seat. Hon. Read More ...

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Fighting Child abuse needs neutralized efforts.

Joint efforts are needed to neutralize the increasing cases of child abuses and violence against women if their status and contributions were to be felt, the Kasese District Senior Development officers, Mrs. Queenigonda Tugume Asiimwe has said. Speaking at the Read More ...

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Gen. Muhoozi flags off 2416 UPDF troops in Somalia.

The Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) General David Muhoozi, has flagged off 2,416 troops for a one year peacekeeping mission in Somalia. According to the UPDF spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso, the event was held at Peace Support Operation and Read More ...

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Why transport fares are still hiked when taxes are overloaded?

The Kasese taxi owners and drivers association has refuted claims that they have over hiked transport fairs than the usual price to different places in Kasese district. Speaking to Kasese guide radio last evening at their offices in Kasese Taxi Read More ...

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Ways to make money from your small land in town.

The Kasese Municipal agricultural officer Mr. Asanairi Bukanywa Muhindo has argued the municipality residents utilize the small plots of land they own in  town for urban farming to sustain their families as well as food security. Speaking to Kasese guide Read More ...

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UWA puts UGX 10M bounty on lions killers.

Uganda Wildlife Authority has announced a cash bounty of 10 Million Shillings for anybody who will provide information that will lead to the arrest of the people behind the killing of six lions in Queen Elizabeth National park. The lions Read More ...

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Children die in stampede as Tanzania mourns leader Magufuli.

A woman and four children have died after a stampede as Tanzanians mourn former President John Magufuli, police have told the BBC. Some reports say the death toll could be high as 40 but officials have not confirmed this. Tens Read More ...

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Late Magufuli was a true patriot, Kasese NRM politicians describes.

The few NRM politicians interviewed in Kasese have described the late Mweshimiwa John Pombe Magufuli, the former Tanzanian President as a true Patriot whose action were targeting the development of Tanzania. Mr. Johnson Kamalha, the Kasese district NRM Publicity said Read More ...

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Team University plans to establish an Examination center in K’se district.

Meanwhile, Team University is planning to establish an Examination center in Kasese district, the university dean, Ms. Eleni Kinuge Katusabe has said. Addressing the press Infant preparatory school coordinating center in Kasese town yesterday, Ms. Katusabe said the center will Read More ...

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Kasese airfield to embark on soon by gov’t-says Hon. Catherin.

The Kasese district Secretary for works and technical services, Hon Catherin Muhindo has described the delayed elevation of Kasese airfield into an international airport as a postponed priority project that government plans to embark on soon. Speaking to Kasese Guide Read More ...

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Do not be misled about Covid-19 vaccine-Ms. Veronica said.

As Uganda continues to rollout Astra Zeneca COVID -19 vaccine to categories of people as high risk of the virus, Ms Veronica Biira Kima, the in Charge for Karusandara Health center three has warned the community against being misled by Read More ...

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Human Rights Committee tasks police on killed EC staff.

The Human Rights committee of Parliament has tasked Gulu District Police Commander Dickens Bindeeba to produce a conclusive report on the death of a staff of the Electoral Commission in the area. Mr. Richardson Tabu, 29, a secretary at the Commission Read More ...

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DRC militiamen abduct 16 Ugandan fishermen in Hoima.

Suspected armed Congolese Militiamen have again raided the Lake Albert waters in Hoima district robbing 19 boat Engines in an attack in the wee hours yesterday near Kaiso Landing Site in Kabaale Sub-county. It is alleged that the armed militiamen Read More ...

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Hima Catholic parish has lost a historical Catechist.

Christians of Hima catholic parish in the Diocese of Kasese are mourning one of their historical catechists, the Late Selevest Kule Owerangi, with a call on mourners to appreciates that death exists and also emulate the deceased`s approaches to issues, Read More ...

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UPDF uniform found dumped at Nyamwamba Division headquarters.

Security in Nyamwamba Division in Kasese Municipality has called for calmness among the local residents in the area as police investigates circumstances under which a suspected UPDF uniform was allegedly dumped at the Nyamwamba Division headquarters. No official comment yet Read More ...

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KENYA: Bishops emphasize strict adherence to Covid-19 measures & media use during 2021 holy week celebrations.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As the Catholic Church approaches Holy Week, Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has issued pastoral guidelines on liturgical celebration following the protracted Covid-19 pandemic that is still a challenge in the country. In their Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: “Do not get involved in cyber crime”-Bishop Kasonde to the youth.

Mwenya Mukuka Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Solwezi Rt. Rev. Charles Kasonde has urged the youth in Zambia not to be involved in cyber-crime. Rt. Rev. Kasonde has also said young people should not use social media as a Read More ...

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TANZANIA: Church in Tanzania mourns with Gov’t on the death of President Magufuli.

Dalphina Rubyema The Tanzania Episcopal Conference (TEC), apart from describing President John Mafufuli as a person of wisdom and patriotism, also described him as a man  who showed concern for the faith of God and lived this faith in the Read More ...

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AMECEA: Beneficiaries of catholic care for children initiative ready to be advocates for change.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Beneficiaries of the Catholic Care for Children (CCC), an initiative aimed to help create awareness on holistic family and community-based care for the vulnerable children, have express eagerness to be instruments of transformation on packaging Read More ...

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AMECEA: Sympathizes with Tanzania after death of a “visionary” president John Pombe Magufuli.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Following the death of President of the United Republic of Tanzania his Excellency John Pombe Magufuli which occurred on Wednesday, March 17, at Mzena Hospital in the country’s capital, Dar es Salaam, the Bishops of Read More ...

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Much consciousness is needed on sand mining.

The Kasese district environmental officer, Mr. Augustine Kooli has called for more consciousness among sand miners, most of whom he says are not bothered much about the effects of their activities to the environment. Mr. Kooli goes on to warn Read More ...

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Tooro NUP leaders divided over Kyagulanyi’s call for demonstrations.

Leaders of the National Unity Platform in Tooro Sub-region are divided over calls for peaceful demonstrations by the party president, Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu. For the past few weeks, Hon. Kyagulanyi, a former presidential candidate, has been calling for peaceful Read More ...

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Kanungu student dies in sand quarry.

Rodney Aturinda, 17, a Senior Two student of Bright Future secondary school Kihihi, died on the spot after a sand quarry collapsed and buried him alive as he was loading a tipper lorry together with other five people who sustained Read More ...

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Magufuli leaves behind a mixed legacy – MPs.

Some Members of Parliament have said that the late Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli leaves behind a mixed legacy. Raisi Magufuli’s death was announced by Vice President Hassan Samia Suhulu in a televised address on Wednesday after the President passed Read More ...

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Prioritize garbage collection to keep Kasese town clean.

An estimated fifty two tons of garbage was reportedly collected in Kasese Municipality during yesterday`s(18th.March.2021) sanitation day with a call on the community to advocated for proper garbage disposal measures, the Kasese district health inspector, Mr. Steven Bagonza has said. Read More ...

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Tanzania’s president John Pombe Magufuli is dead.

The President of the Republic of Tanzania, John Pombe Magufuli is dead. Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan in a televised message to the country announced Magufuli’s death last night. Hassan said Magufuli who has been at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Read More ...

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P7 candidates have been urged to pray & work hard for them to succeed.

Rev. Selevest Thembo, a clergy man in South Rwenzori diocese has called for prayers, confidence and hard work among Primary seven candidates if they were to succeed in the their national examination ahead of them. Presiding over special prayers for Read More ...

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Four arrested over defiling a 13 year old girl in Wakiso.

Police are holding four suspects accused of defiling a 13-year-old girl in Kabojja zone- Kyengera Town council in Wakiso District.    Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the four suspects including Isaac Mulema, one Matovu, Julius Ogwang and Scovia Mbabazi were Read More ...

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Market venders at Nyamwamba bridge have been asked to vacate.

Market vendors who have illegally established a market at Nyamwamba Rukoki Bridge have been asked to vacate the place before they are dealt with. The local council one chairperson Nyamwamba east cell in Kasese municipality, Mr. Moses Kataba who reported Read More ...

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A man was saved after taking a rat poison in Nyakabingo.

A 28 year old Man in Nyakabingo ward in Kasese municipality was yesterday(17th.March.2021) rushed to Kasese hospital in critical condition after suspecting him to have swallowed rat poison. Kasese guide radio has not yet received an official statement from Police, Read More ...

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An old woman survived death on allegations of witchcraft.

A 90 year old woman, Ms  Daudeta have been rushed to Nyamirami health center four in  Kasese district after  surviving  an angry mob on allegations of witchcraft. Kasese guide radio has not yet received an official statement from Police, but Read More ...

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IGP Ochola, releases new targets in his new term.

The Inspector General of Police, Martin Ochola, has released a list of targets he intends to achieve in his new term. Ochola was last week approved by Parliament to serve another term. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on March 4, 2018 Read More ...

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One could have died of Ebola in Kanungu.

Locals in kanungu are living in fear after the death of a suspected Ebola patient. Mr.Obed Kasigwa of Buzira village Bihomborwa ward Kihihi town council died mysteriously on Saturday night, a day after returning from the Democratic Republic of Congo Read More ...

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Succulent fruits that are much enjoyed.

A section of Fruit vendors in Kisanga market in Nyamwamba division Kasese Municipality  have described Pineapple and water melon among others, the succulent fruits enjoyed by many people. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday, Ms. Akangwasa Sharon who has been Read More ...

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Mbara central market completion extended again.

Government has for the fourth time extended the contract for the construction of Mbarara city central market after the contractor’s failure to meet the deadline.  The construction of the market was awarded to Roko Construction Company Limited under the World Read More ...

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Busongora East MP urges newly elected leaders to support gov’t projects.

The Member of Parliament for Bukonzo County East in Kasese district, Hon. Harold Tonny Muhindo has asked the newly elected opposition leaders to support various government projects for economic transformation. Hon. Harold said time for politicking has ended, saying the Read More ...

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KENYA: JRS calls for inclusivity of refugees in Covid-19 vaccine distribution.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As countries across the world begin to roll out Covid-19 vaccination, Jesuit Refugees Service (JRS) has called on country leaders to prioritize equal supply of the vaccines and include refugees and other forcibly displaced people Read More ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: Christians of Rumbek Diocese Excited about appointment of new Bishop.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The Christians of South Sudan’s Rumbek diocese together with the clergy and Religious have exuberantly welcomed the appointment of the new Bishop-elect with enthusiasm after a decade without a Shepherd. Sharing with AMECEA online in an interview, Read More ...

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Kenya catholic Bishops in favor of Covid-19 vaccines.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Days after Kenya received over one million AstraZeneca doses of Covid-19 vaccine, Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) has welcomed the antigen describing the vaccination exercise as “licit and ethically acceptable.” In a statement signed Read More ...

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AMECEA: Secretary general urges Bakanja seminarians to embrace multiculturalism.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA On the occasion to admit 15 seminarians to the ministries of acolytes and lectors at Blessed Bakanja AMECEA College (BBAC) in Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese, the Secretary General of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Read More ...

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How brain tumor has become a serious disease in Kasese.

The Family of Ndereya Bisogho a resident of  Rwenguhya one cell in Kisinga town council Kasese district, is reported to have lost three people in a period of four months due brain tumor, the Chairperson LC 3 Kisinga town council, Read More ...

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Why Museveni did not take Covid-19 jab?

President Museveni has admitted he has not yet received the Coronavirus vaccine but was quick to defend himself over the same Uganda last week kicked off its first phase of the vaccination against Covid-19 with the limited 964,000 doses got Read More ...

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2 rushed to Kilembe Hospital after being involved in an accident.

Two youth were reportedly rushed to Kilembe Mines Hospital in a critical condition after the motorcycle they were traveling on reportedly rammed into heaps of road construction materials in Lyemubuza area, along the Bwera-Kikorongo road in Kasese district. No official Read More ...

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Students turn up in most schools is low-Kabyanga has attributed.

The Kasese Municipal Mayor, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga has attributed low population of learners at Mubuku irrigation scheme primary school to the spicily aged population in and around Mubuku irrigation school. Kasese Guide radio ran a story depicting Mubuku irrigation Read More ...

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Over 300 receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

The long-awaited COVID-19 vaccination has started with a national launch held at the Mulago Specialized Women and Neonatal Hospital early yesterday(10th.March.2021). Uganda is planning to vaccinate 22 million people in a phased manner and has so far received in addition 964,000 Read More ...

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EC questions authenticity of Kyagulanyi’s declaration of results forms.

Justice Simon Byabakama, the chairman of the Electoral Commission has challenged former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi not to mislead Ugandans by parading results which he failed to table before the Supreme Court. His comments come a day after Kyagulanyi called Read More ...

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John Magufuli’s health issues has left questions to the public.

Questions have been raised over the health of Tanzanian President John Magufuli who has not been seen in public for 11 days. Opposition leader Tundu Lissu has told the BBC that according to his sources, the president is being treated Read More ...

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Farmers in Kasese advised to start planting.

Farmers in Kasese district have been alerted to switch to planting now that the season has started, the Kasese municipal agricultural officer Mr. Asanairi Bukanywa has said. According to Mr. Asanairi this season that started on 5th this month is Read More ...

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Police officer in Fort Portal arrested over puzzling death.

Police in Fort Portal are having in custody one of their own who has been arrested over the puzzling death of a suspect. According to the Rwenzori West regional police spokesperson, ASP Vincent Twesige, Detective Assistant Inspector of Police Charles Read More ...

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Fuel pump attendant in Kasese, attacked by unknown thugs.

Kasese guide radio is yet to dig more into the circumstances surrounding a fuel pump attendant at Total petrol station in Kasese town who was reportedly attacked by suspected thugs who reportedly used Chloroform to leave the suspect in a Read More ...

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Purify your selves from evil-Rev. Fr. Godwin Mumbere asked believers.

The Curate Kasese cathedral parish Rev Fr.Godwin Mumbere has asked believers in Christ to purify themselves from all sorts of evil if they are to have fruitful lent period. He made the remarks yesterday while presiding over his first mass Read More ...

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Kyagulanyi’s withdrawal of the election petition denied Uganda reforms.

The withdrawal of the petition by the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu from the Supreme Court denied the country a renewed legal system, the Director of Legal Services in the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, Oscar Read More ...

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Kiyonga has asked NRM flag bearers to impress team work.

The Former Minister of defense Dr. Chrispus Kiyonga has asked all elected NRM Flag bearers to impress team work. Addressing a press conference yesterday shortly after meeting all elected district and Municipal councilors at Rwenzori international hotel in Kasese town, Read More ...

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Over One hundred student Nurses have excelled.

Over One hundred student Nurses that sat for their final examinations in 2020 at Rwenzori School of Nursing and Midwifery in Kasese Municipality have excelled, the Managing Director Mr. Erifaz Muhindi Bukombi has said. Addressing students shortly after receiving results Read More ...

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Gov’t needs more UGX 500b for COVID-19 vaccination

The government of Uganda has a funding shortfall of  515 billion Shillings to procure nine million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India. A total of over twenty one million vaccines are expected to arrive in Read More ...

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Government releases new calendar for schools.

The Ministry of Education and Sports has further revised the school calendar to allocate more learning time to semi-candidates in what has been termed as a special term. Mr. Ismael Mulindwa, the director in charge of basic and secondary education Read More ...

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Brick markers needs low interest loans.

Brick markers in Kyondo cell of Kasese municipality have testified how profitable their business would be if they can access low interest loans. Our reporter spoke to one of the Brick makers who have stayed in Business for the last Read More ...

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IPOD summit set for Friday, FDC not attending

Heads of Political Parties organized under the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD are set to conduct their 3rd Summit on March 5th at the Kololo Independence ground. IPOD brings together parties with representation in Parliament to dialogue on issues affecting the Read More ...

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At least 60 killed in attacks in Nigeria’s northwest

At least 60 people have been shot dead and dozens others wounded by gunmen in a village in the north-western Nigerian state of Sokoto. The gunmen opened fire last morning when residents tried to stop them from leaving with a Read More ...

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Minister Odongo will release list of missing persons -Police

The Uganda Police force has said that the list of missing persons will be released by the Internal Affairs Minister General JeJe-Odongo to Parliament any time.   Recently, President Museveni said that there is no person who was missing but they Read More ...

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46 inmates sit UCE at Luzira maximum security prisons

46 inmates at the Uganda Prisons Service yesterday started their Uganda National Certificate of Education examinations amidst heightened lockdown measures. They include 41 males and five females. The examinations started at 9 a.m. prompt at the Luzira Maximum Security Prisons Read More ...

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Railway land in Kasese encroaches

The Kasese Municipal councilor representing Railway Ward, Hon. John Siriwayo has threatened to deal with some individuals he alleges are encroaching on the railway land. Speaking to Kasese Guide radio yesterday, Hon. Siriwayo warned that some people were placing building Read More ...

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Hon. Centenary on 7 years in Parliament.

The Member of Parliament for Kasese Municipality Hon. Robert Centenary has described as a breach of social contract should Parliament pass a low to extend to seven years their political term office. In a parliamentary sessions chaired by Speaker of Read More ...

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Police commanders directed to intensify curfew operations.

The Uganda Police Force-UPF has directed area commanders to intensify operations to crackdown on all night curfew violators. The directives which were issued by the Police Operations Director, Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom to all district and division police Read More ...

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Kyagulanyi officially applies to supreme court to withdraw presidential election petition.

The former National Unity Platform-NUP Party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has finally applied to the Supreme Court asking for the withdrawal of his presidential election petition. His lawyers led by Counsel Medard Lubega Sseggona filed the application this morning Read More ...

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Police, CMI disagree over list of abducted people

The police have disagreed with the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence on releasing names of abducted people whose whereabouts are still unknown. The Joint security briefing that had been planned on Monday at 11 am was reportedly abruptly cancelled without any Read More ...

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Boda-boda riders in karambi sub-county have forcefully embark on general hygiene.

Karambi subcounty Boda-boda riders in Kasese district have embarked on forceful general hygiene operation for their members they allege decline or take long to bathe. Those talked to by this radio allege that some customers have begun dodging some stages Read More ...

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Education minister Janet Museveni has responded to the striking public universities academic staff

Education and Sports minister Janet Museveni has responded to the striking public universities academic staff, asking them to be patient with the government and mindful of the current economic situation. Academic staff in public universities on 6th February called for Read More ...

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Water reduction in Mubuku Irrigation scheme worries Farmers.

Farmers in the Mubuku irrigation scheme in Kasese District are worried about low production as irrigation waters continue to reduce. This follows the reduction of water volumes in river Sebwe, a key tributary to the scheme. The farmers say that Read More ...

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Collaborate with gov’t for establishment of schools-Mr. Kitsama urged residents.

The Chairperson LC 3 Rukoki sub county in Kasese district, Mr. Emmanuel Kitsama Muhindo has asked local residents to collaborate with government towards the establishment of a secondary school in the area. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday Mr. Kitsama Read More ...

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One dies in an accident in Katwe-Kasese district.

Reports reaching Kasese guide radio this morning indicate that one person died on spot after an accident at Katwe-Kabatooro town council road junction along the queen Elizabeth National park in Kasese district. The Regional police commander for Rwenzori East, ASP Read More ...

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MPs React to Kyagulanyi’s Withdrawal of Petition

A section of Members of Parliament have  expressed their reactions over former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi’s move to withdraw his petition after saying that he would not get justice.  The National Unity Platform Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu yesterday directed Read More ...

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22 Old mother drowns in Nyamwamba river.

A twenty two year old mother is said feared to have died while crossing river Nyamwamba in Kasese Municipality in Kasese district last evening. Kasese guide radio is yet to confirm with police but Jockus Sindeghana, a local resident in Read More ...

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Arab jobseekers ask gov’t to deploy touchable restrictions

Former job seekers in the Arab world have asked the Government to deploy touchable restriction to deal with labor exporters whose intentions are not only to exploit the beneficiaries but also put their lives at risk. Addressing the Munkunyu Sub Read More ...

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Fr. Modesto asked Christians to respect God for long live.

The Pastoral coordinator Diocese of Kasese Rev, Fr. Modesto Kasenyangwe has asked believers in Christ to respect God in order to have everlasting life. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday shortly after Ash Wednesday Mass at Nsenyi Catholic parish, Rev.Fr. Read More ...

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Water shortage hits residents of Kasese district.

Water shortage has hit residents of Kitswamba Sub-County in Kasese district.    The most affected areas are; Kitswamba, Kihyo, Rughendebara and Hima town council. The boreholes broke down and community wells dried up forcing residents to share water with animals Read More ...

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Human Rights Committee boss to meet Kadaga over funding for electoral violence.

The Chairperson of the Human Rights Committee Janepher Nantume Egunyu has said she will meet the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga over lack of funds to investigate electoral violence. Last week, the committee postponed investigations into cases of electoral violence Read More ...

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Gov’t set to recruit 2542 teachers.

Ministry of Education and Sports is set to recruit 2,542 staff members for community schools that have since been taken over by the government. Prof Samuel Luboga, Education Service Commission Chairperson, says 82 schools across the country will benefit from Read More ...

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Military police beat up journalists covering Bobi Wine petition.

There were scenes of chaos outside the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights in Kampala when the military police reportedly descended on some journalists who had gone to cover the National Unity Platform President Robert Kyagulanyi presenting his petition. Read More ...

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Bishop Kibira has urged Christians to seek God`s mercy & forgiveness during this lent season.

The Bishop of the Diocese of Kasese, Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira has encouraged Believers in Christ to seek God`s mercy and forgiveness through Prayers, fasting and giving alms during the forty days of Lenten season as a way of Read More ...

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Private schools in Kasese ask gov’t for assistance.

Some private schools in Kasese district have asked government for assistance if they are to run normally like before as schools resume business in phases. Speaking to Kasese Guide Radio in his office yesterday, the director of studies for Five Read More ...

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Traffic paralyzed after train derails in Buikwe.

Traffic on Lugazi- Kiyindi road in Buikwe District was on yesterday(16th.February.2021) paralyzed after a train heading to Malaba from Kampala overturned in the middle of the road. The accident which left two people with serious injuries happened at around 2am. Read More ...

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Archbishop Luwum did not die in vain-Museveni.

President Yoweri Museveni has said that the late Janani Luwum, the former archbishop of the Church of Uganda did not die in vain but his deeds laid a firm foundation on which his predecessors are standing, more than 40 years Read More ...

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VATICAN: Caritas Internationalis appeals for equitable distribution of covid-19 vaccines.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As many developed nations in the world role out vaccination program to address Coronavirus pandemic, Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of Catholic relief agencies has called for a fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccines especially to the most Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Bishop Chisanga hails frontline workers in caring for the sick.

Mwenya Mukuka In his message to mark the commemoration of the 2021 World Day for the Sick which falls on 11th February, Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has acknowledged the care and love the frontline workers demonstrate to the sick. Read More ...

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ETHIOPIA: New Cathedral Building Blessed at Vicariate of Hosanna.

By Bethlhem Tadesse On Saturday, February 6, 2021, the Vicariate of Hosanna  celebrated the blessing of St. Joseph Catholic Cathedral with a Holy Mass and magnificent ceremony. The ceremony was honoured by the attendance of Cardinal Berhaneyeus Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop, Read More ...

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KENYA: CUEA’s Gaba Campus Opens New Tuition Block to Double Student Intake Capacity.

Andrew Kaufa, smm The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) has on Wednesday, February 10, marked the official opening of its new academic block with Eucharistic celebration during which the building was also blessed. Present for the occasion were  the Read More ...

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SECAM: Bishops in Africa Congratulate Vatican Radio at 90th Anniversary.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Bishops in Africa under their continental body Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have sent congratulatory message and good wishes to the Vatican Radio as it marks its 90th anniversary of service to the Church. Read More ...

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Over 480 registered PLE candidates have dropped out of school.

More than 480 registered Primary Leaving Examination-PLE candidates in Katakwi District have dropped out of school.  According to information from the office of Katawki Chief Administrative Officer, those who dropped out include 308 boys and 110 girls.    Mr.Alia Seraphine, Read More ...

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Missing Bunyangabu Man Found Dead.

A 40-year-old man who went missing for more than one week in Bunyangabu district has been found dead.  Fred Kiiza, a casual labourer and a resident of Nsagasa B cell in Nyakigumba Town Council, went missing on February 5 this Read More ...

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Lent period is yet to begin.

In normal times, Catholics are marked by putting ashes on the foreheads of the faithful to mark the beginning of the lent period. However, the ritual will be observed differently this year. The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Read More ...

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Some NUP missing supporters have returned home.

At least 11 people, who had been recorded among the missing supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Mukono North constituency, have returned home, two months after they were reported missing. These were among the people who were reported missing Read More ...

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Sad: Journalist ‘King Allan’ murdered in cold blood.

Police has started investigations into circumstances under which a sports presenter at Hunter FM in Bushenyi district was reportedly murdered by his Girlfriend inside their rented house in Rwentuha Sub County, in Bushenyi district. The Bushenyi Resident district commissioner, Ms Read More ...

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Parliament approves UGX 292 billion supplementary budget.

Parliament has approved a supplementary budget of 292 Billion Shillings, including about 18 billion Shillings for Covid-19 vaccines in advance payment of doses for 9 million vulnerable Ugandans. Also approved by Parliament is 31 billion Shillings for purchase of more Read More ...

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Pregnant women to be considered for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Pregnant women living in COVID-19 hotspots in Uganda will be considered for the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine. According to the health ministry, pregnant women in districts like Kampala, Arua, Wakiso and Kyotera will be among the first beneficiaries because they have Read More ...

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What’s wrong with Emyooga in Kasese Municipality?

The Kasese District Chief administrative officer, Mr. Amis Asuman Masereka has given a one week ultimatum to the district commercial officer to have delivered certificates to enable benefitting groups of Emyooga especially in Kasese Municipality to access their funds. Addressing Read More ...

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Government restores internet in Uganda.

The government has restored internet and social media services in the country. According to a statement from the State Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Peter Ogwang, the government has also apologized for the inconveniences the blockade caused but Read More ...

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Parents urged to counsel & guide children during this lockdown.

The Chairperson LC One for Nyamwamba East cell in Kasese Municipality, Mr. Moses Kathaba has urged parents and guardians of school going children to counsel and guide them during this lockdown. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday Mr. Kathaba observed Read More ...

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Ms. Kyomuhendo accused of collecting money from candidates.

The Chairperson for Kasese Municipality Head teachers association, Mr.Erisa Muhindo has asked the office of the town clerk to investigate allegations of fraud by the senior inspector of schools Kasese Municipality, Ms.Tobia Kyomuhendo. Speaking to Kasese guide radio in Verina Read More ...

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Gen. Muhoozi in Karamoja over insecurity.

Gen. David Muhoozi, the Chief of Defense Forces is meeting senior security officials in Karamoja region over the increasing cases of insecurity over the past few weeks. Gen. Muhoozi arrived in Moroto district around 10 am yesterday aboard a UPDF Read More ...

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Schools have hiked fees ahead of reopening semi-candidates.

Following President Museveni’s pronouncement allowing learners in semi-candidate classes to report back to school on March 1, many private and government-funded schools across the country have hiked their tuition fees to cope with the rising operational costs occasioned by the Read More ...

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Save the Children-International, creates opportunities for out of school children.

Save the children –international has today launched a four year Hempel project that is aiming at increasing access to equitable and sustainable quality basic education for out of school children in hard to reach areas in districts of Ntoroko, Bundibugyo Read More ...

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Couple killed in Kapelebyong district.

Unknown people in Kapelebyong District have killed a couple. Semei Okopu and his wife Stella Amajo were residents of Oliliya-A Village in Okunguru Sub County. They were reportedly attacked on Monday night while returning home. According to residents, the couple Read More ...

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Why annual medical check-ups is of great importance.

Community members wherever they may be have been asked to go for annually medical check-up if they are to minimize on the spread of non-communicable diseases that have claimed many lives. The call was sounded by the In-charge Kasese Municipal Read More ...

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FDC demands apology from internal affairs minister over abductions.

The Forum for Democratic Party-FDC has called on the minister of internal affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo and the Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola to apologize for failing to protect Ugandans from the rampant abductions in the country.  Addressing Read More ...

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Four arrested with 2,000 government mosquito nets.

Four people have been arrested after they were found in possession of 2,100 government mosquito nets.  The suspects have been identified as Israel Musaazi, Christopher Habomugisha, Baker Musoke and Richard Ndigizimana. They were intercepted along Kira Road two days ago Read More ...

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Court Martial grants bail to 13 NUP supporters.

The General Court Martial in Makindye has granted bail to 13 supporters of National Unity Platform who were arrested from Kalangala District. The group currently facing charges of illegal possession of ammunition has been released by a seven member panel Read More ...

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16 year old boy murdered in MLTC.

Reports reaching Kasese guide radio this morning (09th.February.2021) indicate that a sixteen year old youth has been murdered over unclear circumstances. The Chairperson LC 3 Mpondwe-Lhubiriha town council, Mr. Selevest Mapoze confirmed the information and identified the deceased as Braise Read More ...

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Stop mistreating young creatures of God-Fr. Sausi urged Christians.

The Diocesan coordinator for Pontifical Mission society, Rev. Fr. Richard Businge Sausi has urged believers in Christ to desist from discrimination and mistreating young creatures of God. Presiding over a homily yesterday (08th.February.2021) during the thanksgiving Mass of Rev. Fr. Read More ...

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New Ebola case detected in eastern DR Congo.

A new case of the Ebola virus has been detected in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s health ministry says. A woman from the town of Biena near the city of Butembo has died from the Read More ...

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Christians asked to Pray for the newly ordained priests.

Believers in Christ wherever they may be have been asked to pray for the newly ordained priests to enable God guide them in their Ministry. Speaking to Christians yesterday shortly after Homily at Ibanda Catholic Church, the newly Ordained Priest Read More ...

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A shop gutted fire in Bwera Sub-county.

Reports reaching Kasese Guide radio this morning indicate that properties worth millions of money have been destroyed after a shop gutted fire at Kakone trading center in Bwera sub-county. No official comment yet from police but a business man at Read More ...

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Over 50 casual laborers arrested in Pakwach for travelling during curfew.

At least 57 casual laborer’s have been arrested and detained in Pakwach for travelling beyond curfew time. The group includes men who were recruited from Koboko, Yumbe, Terego and Arua districts to work in Kinyara Sugarcane plantation in Masindi district. Read More ...

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President Museveni was given wrong information on DGF funding–Kasaija.

Finance Minister Matia Kasaija has written to President Yoweri Museveni clarifying that the information on which he based a decision for the suspension of the Democratic Governance Facility -DGF was wrong. President Yoweri Museveni had earlier on ordered the suspension Read More ...

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90 senior police officers reshuffled.

At least 90 senior police officers from the rank of Superintendent of Police to Assistant Superintendent of Police have been reshuffled in new changes effected by the Deputy Inspector General of Police Paul Lokech. In a message that was circulated Read More ...

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Health ministry can’t control COVID charges in private hospitals.

The Ministry of Health has said that it cannot control the cost of COVID-19 care at private hospitals. More than 100 private health providers have expressed interest and are awaiting accreditation from the health ministry, to provide care for COVID-19 Read More ...

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Pope Francis appoints first woman to the Synod of Bishops.

The Pope has appointed a woman as an undersecretary to the Synod of Bishops for the first time. Sister Nathalie Becquart, who is from France, will have voting rights in the body, which advises the pontiff and debates some of Read More ...

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2020 disaster has been a trying moment ever in my life-Bishop Kibira said.

The Ordinary of the Kasese of diocese, Rt. Rev Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale has described last year`s disasters as the most trying moment ever in his life as a Church Minister. Presiding over Priestly and deaconate Ordination at St. Johns Read More ...

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Bishop Kibira Ordain 12 deacons as priests & 4 Seminarians deacons.

Twelve Deacons have today been ordained priests and four Samarians ordained deacons by the Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale, with a call on the new priests to always seek God’s wisdom and guidance in their Read More ...

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Internet shutdown facilitated free and fair election–Museveni.

President Yoweri Museveni has defended his government’s decision to shut down the internet, days before the January 14 general election. This is in an affidavit filed in response to a petition by Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu, his main challenger in the Read More ...

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Bishop Kibira Ordain 12 deacons as priests & 4 Seminarians deacons.

Twelve Deacons have today (06th.Febuary.2021) been ordained priests and four Seminarians ordained deacons at St. Johns Minor Seminary Kiburara in a scientific holly mass presided over by the Bishop Diocese of Kasese Rt. Rev. Francis Aquirinus Kibira Kambale, with a Read More ...

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SIGNIS: Announces International Radio Podcast Contest for Worlds’ Young People.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA To empower young people in their career as radio broadcasters, SIGNIS leadership has called on interested youths across all continents to apply for a radio contest competition on podcast slated for June 2021. In an Read More ...

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VATICAN: Pope Francis Institutes World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis on Sunday, January 31, declared World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly to be celebrated annually on the fourth Sunday of July close to the feast of Saints Joachim and Anne, the grandparents of Jesus. Read More ...

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KENYA: Quebec Missionaries and Lay Associates Thank God for 100 Years of Service.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA As Quebec Foreign Mission Society (SME) marks its centennial year, members and associates of the Society have expressed gratitude to God for the years of service and growth which dates back to February 2, 1921 Read More ...

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ETHIOPIA: Conference Held on Human Fraternity

Habtamu Abrdew Beture An inter-religious conference on the International Human Fraternity day, coordinated by an NGO Amen Ethiopia for Peace in collaboration with the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates to Ethiopia has been held in Addis Ababa. On the Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Bishops Call for Joint Effort to Fight Covid-19 Second Wave

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Following a steady rise of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Zambia and establishing a second wave of the pandemic, Catholic bishops have appealed to various actors for teamwork to help contain the spread of Covid-19 infections Read More ...

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Policeman Shoots Man Dead, Injures Another in Kamwokya Bar.

A police constable in Kamwokya’s Mulimira zone in Kampala opened fire, killing one person and injuring another in a bar yesterday. Police Constable Happy Issa who was on a normal patrol in the area with his colleagues on patrol vehicle Read More ...

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MALAWI: Government Shares Vision to CUNIMA.

Luke Bisani Malawi Government through the National Planning Commission (NPC) on Wednesday this week, officially presented the Malawi Vision 2063 to the Catholic University of Malawi (CUNIMA) as it seeks partnership with the University. NPC’s Partnerships Resource Mobilization Manager Jennifer Read More ...

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ZAMBIA: Consecrated Life, a Light of the World Not to be Dimmed.

By Mwenya Mukuka Members of Zambia Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) have said that Consecrated persons must continue to carry out their everyday apostolate with the love and joy of the Gospel. In a statement issued on 2nd February, 2021, Mansa Read More ...

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NRM party gives out bicycles to LC ones in Kasese.

A mean survey conducted by Kasese Guide radio indicate that some people in Kasese seem not differentiating the roles of the village party chairpersons and the local council one political heads. As the NRM political party continues to give out Read More ...

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A 45 year old man drowns in River Sebwe.

A thirty five year old man has reportedly died in River Sebwe in Bugoye sub county, Kasese district. As Kasese Guide radio waits for an official Police comment, Mr. Clovis Kayiri, a local resident confirmed the information and identified the Read More ...

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Happiness in Bukonzo west constituency after victory for FDC members.

There was excitement in Bukonzo West constituency as the area MP Hon. Godfrey Katusabe and the outgoing Kasese district chairperson, Mr. Geoffrey Bigogo led a mean procession to jubilate the political victory of some of their FDC members, including Mr. Read More ...

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2020 Academic year to end in July 2021-Museveni.

The 2020 academic year for all education institutions will end in July, President Yoweri Museveni Tibuhaburwa Kaguta said during his address on covid-19 pandemic and school reopening speech last evening. President Museveni also announced the re-opening dates for semi-candidates, universities Read More ...

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NUP lawyers Serve Election Petition to Museveni.

Lawyers representing the National Unity Platform president, Robert Kyagulanyi have finally served Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni, the President-elect with the petition challenging the outcome of the just-concluded election. The lawyers led by Anthony Wameli met with a team led by Read More ...

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Boda-boda cyclist dies in an accident in Kasese.

A boda –boda rider who was allegedly riding for celebrations the NRM Flag bearer winner of the Woman councilor for Nyakabingo two ward seat in Central Division in Kasese Municipality has reportedly died at Kilembe mines hospital. No official comment Read More ...

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Kasese district has this time got 2 female S/C chairpersons.

Kasese district has this time got two female subcounty chairpersons after Ms Hilder Businge Maate and Ruth Biira were declared chairpersons elect for Hima town council and Mpunga subcounty respectively. According to the Kasese district registrar, Ismail Atwijukire Takih, Ms Read More ...

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Over 15 have died in a road accident.

Reports reaching Kasese guide radio this morning indicate that over fifteen people have allegedly died in a road accident at Rugendabara-Kikongo town council along Kasese –Fort portal high way. No official statement from traffic police, but the Kilembe Mines hospital Read More ...

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This season is of poor harvest-Cotton farmers.

Cotton farmers in Kasese district have decried poor harvest this season, with a call on Government to provide better cotton seeds and good price. Speaking to Kasese guide radio yesterday one of the farmers in Butsumba –Muro in Kihara cell Read More ...

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Parliament demands free COVID-19 tests, subsidized treatment.

Members of Parliament have appealed to government to review the COVID-19 test costs and ensure that those who test positive get affordable treatment. The call was made during a special sitting yesterday afternoon in which Parliament paid tribute to legislators Read More ...

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Gov’t advises private schools to keep preparing for re-opening.

Government wants private schools and institutions to concentrate on preparing for the re-opening of schools for the non-candidates by using this time to put in place the standards that were recommended by the ministry of health, instead of pressurizing for Read More ...

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Committee to meet Museveni, Kyagulanyi over rights violations.

The Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights plans to interact with major Presidential candidates as it investigates concerns of rights violations during elections. The Committee was tasked by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to take stock of violations that marred Read More ...

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Residents of Nyakasojo on scarcity of water & poor road network.

Residents of Nyakasojo village in Nyakiyumbu sub county Kasese district have decried the scarcity of water and poor road network. Speaking to Kasese guide radio over the weekend, Ms Jackeline Biira appealed to Nyakiyumbu sub-county leadership to expedite the process Read More ...

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Bisaka’s body preserved for future viewing.

The body of the late Desteo Owobusobozi Bisaka, the Founder of Faith of Unity has been embalmed and kept for future viewing by his followers. The body has been kept in Bisaka’s house in Kapyeemi cell in Muhorro town Council Read More ...

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NUP central youth MP candidate disqualified by EC.

The Electoral Commission has disqualified the National Unity Platform-NUP central youth parliamentary candidate during the elections at the National Teacher’s College in Mubende district. The Central/ Southern Region Regional Elections Officer, Robert Baine, says the NUP candidate, Moses Kasule used Read More ...

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Hot political issues in Kasese District.

The Chairperson LC 3 for Kyondo subcounty in Kasese district, Mr. Juvenile Muke has refuted allegations that he betrayed the subcounty by aiding the process of including Musasa, Bughungu and Kasithu village to Kyalhumba town council. In an interview with Read More ...

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Kasese young mothers are to gain more vocational skills.

There was excitement among young mothers at Nyakasojo primary school in Nyakiyumbu Sub County in Kasese district with the establishment of second skills center owned by Kasese youth Link. Ms. Mangada Kabugho, beneficiary expressed her excitement on seeing that a Read More ...

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Work with mayor Lukwago, Bobi Wine directs KCCA councilors.

Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu, the leader of the National Unity Platform has rallied his newly elected Kampala Capital City Authority councilors to work very well with the Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago because he is a change-seeking force like them. Speaking at Read More ...

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Heavy security deployment in Entebbe in anticipation of protests.

The army and police have been deployed heavily in Entebbe Municipality in anticipation of protests following Monday’s Mayoral elections. Protests broke out on Monday after independent candidate Fabris Rulinda was declared the winner with 6,703 votes. In the second position Read More ...

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Banya-Rwenzururu are asked to read & internalize Kingdom’ constitution.

Rwenzururu King Premier Rt. Hon. Joseph Muranga Kule has asked the Banya -Rwenzururu to take time to read and internalize the kingdom constitution and the Kajura report so as not to be diverted into missions that could risk their future. Read More ...

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His worship Kabyanga asked Chance not to be excited for the seat.

The Kasese Municipal Mayor Kasese, His Worship Godfrey Kabyanga has asked his successor not to be diverted by the excitement for the seat but invest his time into the already set government programs he thinks will in future put on Read More ...

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Pakistan National Arrested For Torturing Worker in Luwero.

Police in Luwero town is holding a Pakistan national for allegedly torturing his worker. Pakistan has been identified as Lucky Shoabi the Director of Golden Crop Agriculture and Agro-Processing Industries Limited. The Company deals in farming, selling shoes, gas cylinders, Read More ...

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Mukulu & his co-accused case adjourned to march.

The trial of the suspected commander of the Allied Democratic Forces Jamil Mukulu and 37 others has been adjourned to March 15 after they pleaded not guilty. Mukulu and his co-accused were formally charged with 20 charges including terrorism, murder, Read More ...

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Deliver service to electorates with no bias-Chance Kahindo asked.

The Mayor elect for Kasese Municipality, Mr. Chance Kahindo has asked elected political leaders not to come to office with any political bias but to deliver services to the electorates. Speaking to Kasese guide radio in Kasese town, Mr. Chance Read More ...

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Emyooga is now a big issue in Kasese district.

A section of residents in Kasese Municipality have expressed their dissatisfaction over the delayed release of Emyooga Funds. The Secretary for Women entrepreneurs association in Nyakasanga one ward in Kasese Municipality, Ms Phionah Nuwagaba said they are disappointed about the Read More ...

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Wait for other 3 months to resume schools-Museveni.

President Museveni has advised schools to wait for another three months before they can open to allow students back. The president’s message was carried in a circular from the National Council for Higher Education, in which they advised schools to Read More ...

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Bunyangabu district local leaders finally received their bicycles.

NRM Village chairpersons in Bunyangabu District have finally received bicycles after four months of waiting. The delayed arrival of the bicycles had triggered questions among village and parish leaders, some of who abandoned NRM mobilization activities in the heat of Read More ...

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“I did not know that I will appear on a ballot paper”-Mutungwanda said.

However, an independent candidate in the Kasese Mayoral seat, Mr. Johnson Mutungwanda however regretted that even when he had been nominated, he had been told by EC that he would not appear on ballot paper after his official withdraw. Mr. Read More ...

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Hoima court rejects vote recount for Hoima West constituency.

Hoima Chief Magistrates Court has rejected an application for a vote recount in Hoima West Division constituency. The application was filed by Ismail Kasule who contested on the Alliance for National Transformation party ticket, against Dr Joseph Ruyonga of the Read More ...

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Jamilu Mukulu refuses to take plea on terrorism charges.

The suspected supreme Commander of the Allied Democratic Forces Jamilu Mukulu has refused to take plea on charges of terrorism. This was before a panel of three Judges of the International Crimes Division of the High Court which has formally started Read More ...

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Chance Kahindo takes Mayoral seat for Kasese Municipality.

Mr. Chance Kahindo, a famous local musician in Kasese is the Kasese Municipal Mayor elect after beating NRM`s and incumbent Mayor Godfrey Kabyanga with a difference of 635 votes. According to the results from the yesterday`s Mayoral elections in Kasese Read More ...

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“I have not given up on the bid for Presidency”-Hon Mao said.

Meanwhile, the former Democratic Party Presidential Candidate, Hon. Norbert Mao has said that he has not given up on the bid for presidency aimed at bringing change in Uganda. Mr. Mao said that even after losing the recent Presidential elections Read More ...

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Kasese deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua asks for calm during Mayoral elections.

The Kasese Deputy RDC, Mr. Joshua Masereka has described as un called for non-voters whom were reportedly ferried from other areas in and outside Kasese district for un clear roles during today`s Mayoral elections in Kasese. Addressing a press conference Read More ...

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30 year old soccer player was injured during a friendly match in Kasese.

A thirty two year old soccer player was reportedly rushed to Bwera Hospital in Kasese district after his leg was allegedly injured during a friendly match at Mirami play ground in Karambi Subcounty. Mr. Ventino Kambasu our contact confirmed the Read More ...

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Mr. Chance Kahindo has called for massive turn up for the Mayoral elections on Monday.

The FDC Flag bearer for the Kasese Municipal Mayor seat, Mr. Chance Kahindo has called for massive turn up for the Mayoral elections on Monday, saying that the electorates ought not to be discouraged by their challenges in the previous Read More ...

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Promote kitchen gardens to solve malnutrition to community members.

The Kasese district woman councilor representing Bwera and Nyakiyumbu sub counties, Hon Jatress Ithungu says promoting kitchen gardens will partly solve malnutrition among the community members should families impress it. Speaking to our reporter in an interview in her home Read More ...

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Samson Kikwaya, has asked K’se district youth to work hard.

The Lyakirema II village chairman, Nyakiyumbu sub county in Kasese District Mr. Samson Kikwaya has called on the youth to be hard working by positively spending their time if they were to improve their living conditions. Speaking to our reporter Read More ...

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NUP secures 41 seats in KCCA council.

The National Unity Platform has won 41 of the 44 Seats for the directly elected and woman Councilors to Kampala Capital City Authority. The other three seats were taken by members of FDC party, which also sponsored the Lord Mayor Read More ...

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Kasese RDC Joe Walusimbi, on future mobilization of NRM party.

The Kasese Residents District Commissioner, Lt. Joe Walusimbi has tasked the NRM party Chairperson for Bukonzo East constituency to put more efforts in future mobilization for the party so as to paint his area, yellow. Addressing the NRM party chairpersons Read More ...

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Omusinga has hailed voters in Rwenzori region for a peaceful election.

The Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu (OBR) cultural leader, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere, has hailed security agencies and the voters in Rwenzori region and the entire country for their peaceful conduct during the just-concluded presidential and parliamentary elections. In a circular that Read More ...

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NUP candidate, Sam Baluku hailed his supporters.

Mr. Sam Baluku the former Kasese municipal parliamentary contestant on NUP ticket has hailed his supporters who did their part rightly in his political career. Mr. Sam who is also the executive director for tender hearts-Kasese was speaking to our Read More ...

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Two judges decline to hear file seeking to present Bobi Wine in court.

Justices Esther Nambayo and Musa Ssekaana declined to hear an application filed yesterday by former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi and his wife Barbra Kyagulanyi Itungo seeking their freedom. The two judges said they are already handling cases involving Kyagulanyi’s National Read More ...

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Police warns city people not to dare disrupt Mayoral elections.

Police have warned ‘hooligans’ not to dare attempt to disrupt the city mayoral elections on Wednesday.  The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says they have received information about ‘hooligans’ who intend to wreak havoc on voters and businesses in Read More ...

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Pope Francis modifies a section of Canon law to allow women to ministries of lector & acolyte.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Pope Francis has in his Apostolic letter “Spiritus Domini” modified a section of Canon Law which permitted only men to serve as lectors and acolytes in the Church to now include women. The new ministries permit women Read More ...

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VATICAN: On Ash Wednesday 2021, Vatican recommends sprinkling of Ashes on the head.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA Following Covid-19 measures which call for minimal person-to-person contact to help curb the spread of Coronavirus, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments has released a note offering guidelines for use on Ash Read More ...

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AMECEA: Late Bishop hamungole remembered for Supporting evangelization through digital technologies.

Sr. Jecinter Antoinette Okoth, FSSA The late Bishop Moses Hamungole who until his death on Wednesday, January 13, was the Local Ordinary of Zambia’s Monze Diocese, has been remembered as a Prelate who encouraged the use of digital technologies as Read More ...

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200 people arrested over engaging in violence.

More than 200 people were arrested by joint security forces on accusations of engaging in violence, voter bribery and damaging electoral materials. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said yesterday that the suspects were arrested in the 174 election-related crimes recorded across Read More ...

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Turn up early to cast your vote ahead LCV polls-Mr. Businge asked.

The NRM acting Chairperson Kasese district Mr. Fred Businge Police, has urged party supporters to turn up early tomorrow morning to cast their vote ahead of the LCV polls. Speaking to our reporter yesterday in Kasese town, Mr. Police who Read More ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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