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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...

UWA has tried to ensure safety & security in parks – San Diego Gorilla Safaris boss Mugisha Majid Amon

Tourism experts and stakeholders in western Uganda have commended the Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA and security agencies for the current measures to ensure safety and...

UGX60 BILLION FAKE GORILLA PERMITS SCANDAL: 14 UGANDA WILDLIFE AUTHORITY STAFF SUSPENDED

Fourteen (14) Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA staff have been suspended over allegations related to the issuance of fake gorilla permits though their names are still...

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...

Two arrested with 24 hippo teeth & 12 elephant tusks  

Police in Mitooma district western Uganda has arrested 2 men found in illegal possession of 24 hippo teeth & 12 elephant tusks. The duo were...

Stray lion shot dead in Kagadi after killing goats & injuring people

Residents of Kobusera village Mpeefu sub county Kagadi district want the Uganda Wildlife Authority-UWA to up the game in handling wildlife, after a stray...