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NFA and Parliament Starts Tree Planting Campaign

NFA and Parliament Starts Tree Planting Campaign

Mar. 5 | Jumah Nsubuga The National Forestry Authority and the parliamentary forum on millennium development goals have started a campaign of planting trees across the country. The campaign kick started with signing a Memorandum of Understanding between...

Uganda to Join the World to Celebrate Women’s Day

Uganda to Join the World to Celebrate Women’s Day

Mar. 5 | Jumah Nsubuga As Uganda joins the rest of the world to cerebrate the International Women’s Day scheduled Friday 8th March, MPs under their umbrella Net work for African women ministries and parliamentarians have asked Government to readjust its...

MPs  Mourn Eriya Kategaya During Special Seating

MPs Mourn Eriya Kategaya During Special Seating

Mar. 5 | Jumah Nsubuga Parliament has today held a special seating presided by the deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah to mourn Eriya  Kategaya the  first Deputy prime minister and minster for East African Affairs. The motion for the resolution...

Uganda Picks Makes 10,000 Facebook Likes

Uganda Picks Makes 10,000 Facebook Likes

Mar. 5 | Uganda Picks has made 10,000  Facebook likes  under its Facebook  account  name Uganda News Picks . The site  Ugandapicks.com has become a favorite to many with its  consistent updates on Ugandan local news ,International coverages and humorous...

Resident Attacked Over Evil Spirits

Resident Attacked Over Evil Spirits

Mar. 5 | By Lydia Nsubuga Police in Kyampisi sub county Mukono district has rescued a 57 year old man from being lynched by  angry residents  who accused him of  possessing evil spirits which are causing suffering in their village. It is alleged that...

Battery Manufacturing Industry Closed Over Pollution

Battery Manufacturing Industry Closed Over Pollution

Mar. 5 | By Lydia Nsubuga The Mukono district  environmental department  in conjunction with Mukono police has closed a battery manufacturing company located in Mbalala Mukono district following complaints that its fumes have turned to be a hazard to people’s...

Church Donates to Namutumba District

Church Donates to Namutumba District

Mar. 5 | By Lydia Nsubuga The Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints has started a multi million project of improving water and sanitation in Namutumba District. Under this initiative , the church in conjunction with Union of Community development Volunteers...

EALA Speaker, Zziwa Praises Eriya Kategaya

EALA Speaker, Zziwa Praises Eriya Kategaya

Mar. 5 | By Jumah Nsubuga The speaker of the East Africa Assembly, Margaret Zziwa has described the fallen Eriya Kategaya as a freedom fighter. Speaking to journalists immediately Kategays’s body arrived at parliament, Hon . Zziwa said  that Kategaya...

FDC’s Anna Adeke Ebaju Wins Makerere Guild Presidency

FDC’s Anna Adeke Ebaju Wins Makerere Guild Presidency

Mar. 5 | By Mirembe Martina Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s candidate at Makerere University, Anna Adeke Ebaju has won the university’s guild presidency. Ebaju won with 6,609 votes (60.87%) out of the total 10,949 votes. Her closest opponent,...

Adam Kalungi Gets Fresh Charges

Adam Kalungi Gets Fresh Charges

Mar. 5 | By Jane Nambi The boyfriend of deceased Butaleja Woman MP, Cerinah Nebanda, Adam Kalungi is facing fresh charges in connection to the death of Nebanda. Kalungi faces charges of supplying and dispensing restricted drugs to the deceased MP. The drugs...

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Eriya Kategaya

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Eriya Kategaya

Mar. 5 | By Mirembe Martina Hundreds of people have paid tribute to the former first deputy prime minister, Eriya Kategaya who at the time of his death was the minister of East African Affairs. Hundreds of people flocked the parliament lobby to pay their...

Former Busoga Prime Minister, Musumba Martin Mukasa Dead

Former Busoga Prime Minister, Musumba Martin Mukasa Dead

Mar. 5 | By Jane Nambi Former Busoga prime minister, Musumba Martin Mukasa has died. Mr. Musumba was succeeded by Prof. Wasswa Balunywa in October 16, 2007 who was appointed by the Kyabazinga at the time, Henry Wako Muloki who cited  failure to develop...

Luganda Teachers Urged to Promote Kingdom’s Image

Luganda Teachers Urged to Promote Kingdom’s Image

Mar. 5 | By Martha Nakimuli Luganda teachers  have been urged to promote  the Kingdom’s image and to be proud of their job. The  call has been made by Buganda’s Minister of Education and Sports, Dr. Fred Masagzi Masaazi .Masaazi says that ...

Bank of Africa and Ministry of Health to Raise Funds for Sickle Cell Patients

Bank of Africa and Ministry of Health to Raise Funds for Sickle Cell Patients

Mar. 5 | By Jumah Nsubuga Bank of Africa in partnership with the ministry of Health is slated to hold its inaugural annual car boot sale on 23rd March this year at legends Rugby club in a bid to raise funds for sickle cell association of Uganda in aid of...

MP Encourages Couple to Legalize Relationship

MP Encourages Couple to Legalize Relationship

Mar. 5 | By our reporter Koboko district woman Member of Parliament Margaret Baba Diri has encouraged couples in the country to ensure that they legalize their relationships either by going to church and using traditional means to avoid problems that come...