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CLIMATE CRISIS: Floods kill 72 in Tanzania, Kenya & Uganda as Heavy Rains Persist

Floods have killed 58 people in Tanzania and 13 in Kenya over the last two weeks, as heavy rains persist in the East African countries and some neighboring countries....

HOW UGANDAN MARKET WOMEN ARE THRIVING AMID CHALLENGES

In 1990, Ms. Jane Bigirwa lost her husband, becoming a young widow at the age of 26. She...

UGANDA’S NEW ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT 2023: SRHR EXPERTS CONCERNED AS LGBTQIA+ PEOPLE SHUN HEALTH FACILITIES  

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights-SRHR experts in Uganda have expressed concern over LGBTQIA+ people shunning health facilities...

International Day of Forests: Innovation & Forest Conservation

The International Day of Forests has been celebrated annually since it was established on March 21, 2012 by...

CORRUPTION: HOW SPEAKER ANITAH AMONG’S MAMA BUKEDEA RADIO 102.1FM ILLEGALLY GOT UGX3.13 BILLION CONTRACT

The Leader of Opposition in the 11th Parliament, Hon. Joel Ssenyonyi has exposed how Speaker Anita Among's radio...

SameSame (SiyaFanaFana): Creating a Virtual Lifeline for LGBTQI+ Youth in Africa

Credit – Anne Stopper/Mozilla Foundation. WHAT IS SameSame (SiyaFanaFana): SameSame (SiyaFanaFana) is a Mozilla IRL Fund Awardee. We spoke with co-founder Jonathan McKay about using...

UGANDA & INTERNET ADDICTION: PSYCHIATRISTS REPORT NEW WAVE OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Psychiatrists are reporting a new wave of mental illness termed “internet addiction” in Uganda caused by excessive internet use and digital platform addiction. This emerging...

GUN VIOLENCE IN UGANDA: Mbarara police officer shoots dead Ruhengyere UPDF engineering brigade officer

Uganda People's Defence Force-UPDF officer, Cpl Yeremiah Paper attached to Ruhengyere Engineering Brigade has been shot dead by Mbarara Field Force Unit-FFU police officer...

PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT GAPS: 60 REFUGEES COMMIT SUICIDE IN UGANDA

Experts have expressed concern over psychosocial support gaps in different communities including conflict-hit areas, refugee camps or settlements and the host communities. This follows a...

Ibanda boda boda rider kills his two children,commits suicide over debts

Authorities in Ibanda district western Uganda have implored people to seek guidance and counseling or police intervention to address domestic violence and other crimes. This...

LC1 CM’s bodyguard kills fellow UPDF soldier over housemaid

POLICE STATEMENT - RWIZI REGION, ISINGIRO DISTRICT,01/06/2022. The territorial Police of Isingiro district is investigating circumstances under which a Uganda People's Defence Force-UPDF soldier...