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ARRESTED INSIDE QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK: 24-YEAR-OLD FISHERMAN SENTENCED TO 8 YEARS

The chief magistrate’s court in Kamwenge has sentenced John Vian Matsiko to eight years in jail for illegally entering a wildlife protected area. The 24-year-old fisherman is a resident of...

TWO ARRESTED: HOW RUKUNGIRI DHO CONNIVES WITH PRIVATE CLINICS TO STEAL & SELL GOVERNMENT DRUGS

The District Health Officer-DHO Rukungiri, Dr Akasiima Mucunguzi is in trouble over theft and sale of government drugs...

IN-DEPTH: HOW WESTERN UGANDA’S SAND MAFIAS ARE CHOKING THE ENVIRONMENT & LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Sand Mining, a lucrative business at the expense of local communities and environment, surviving on tax evasion and...

MONITORING GAPS & CORRUPTION IN MBARARA CITY TENDERS: BUSINESSMAN NICHOLAS ASIIMWE NICOZ AND OTHERS DEFAULT OVER UGX110 MILLION

Mbarara city businessman Nicholas Asiimwe a.k.a Nicoz's Woodfix Technical Services Ltd risks losing street parking fees collection tender...

RUKUNGIRI: OVER UGX200 MILLION MISSING IN 375 MILLION WATER PROJECT

The Rukungiri district water officer,Twekwase Deus in trouble for allegedly embezzling over Ugx200 million meant for Omukatooma Gravity...

IN-DEPTH: HOW WESTERN UGANDA’S SAND MAFIAS ARE CHOKING THE ENVIRONMENT & LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Sand Mining, a lucrative business at the expense of local communities and environment, surviving on tax evasion and policy gaps. In this December 2022...

WHY WAS BUSHENYI GOLD MINER SHOT DEAD?

Artisanal miners in Greater Bushenyi want police and other local authorities to investigate the shooting and killing of a gold miner identified as Robert...

ILLEGAL GOLD MINING IN BUHWEJU: MINING IN THE DARK HOURS

On Friday, December 9, 2022 at around 5pm, grief engulfed residents of Bihanga Sub County Buhweju District western Uganda and other people miles away...

Buhweju Gold Mine Kills Four: Security starts crackdown on illegal miners 

Security authorities in Buhweju district have started a crackdown on illegal miners following the death of four people who perished when a gold mine...

GOLD MINING: HOW CHINESE COMPANIES ARE DEGRADING THE ENVIRONMENT & VIOLATING PEOPLE’S RIGHTS IN KITAGWENDA 

Residents, environmental activists and local leaders in Kitagwenda district are up in arms accusing Chinese mining companies; Shaft sinkers, Simba mines and Tyang Tyang group...

Two officials who gave out 13 hectares of Ibanda Local Forest Reserve arraigned before Anti-corruption Court

Two government officials who gave away 13 hectares of Ibanda Local Forest Reserve to a Cooperative Society without permission have been arraigned before the...