Lira man wants farmers awarded Shs25.2t in landmark case against govt

Uganda, Dec. 4 -- A man in Lira District wants court to compel government to award farmers Shs25.2 trillion for "voluntarily refusing to implement the Maputo Declaration on Agriculture and Food Securi... Read More

Big milestone for PWDs as govt launches braille constitution

Uganda, Dec. 4 -- The government has launched a number of legal tools as the country moves to become more responsive to Ugandans with disabilities. The legal tools including the braille constitution,... Read More

We don't need stories but results, Kiryandongo accounting officer tells devt partners

Uganda, Nov. 30 -- An accounting officer in Kiryandongo has told Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating in the district to deliver efficient service delivery instead of bothering them with "h... Read More

Is Lango losing the battle against HIV?

Uganda, Nov. 29 -- The number of people becoming infected with HIV/Aids in Lango is continuing to rise amid concerns that the sub-region is losing the fight against the deadly disease. While reports ... Read More

Grow beans, cassava or you will starve, minister tells farmers

Uganda, Nov. 28 -- The government has urged farmers in northern region to continue growing beans and cassava in large quantities if they are to escape chronic hunger. The farmers abandoned the crops s... Read More

Inside plan to turn Lira into a smart city

Uganda, Nov. 24 -- Lira District leaders have listed key priority programmes that they say if effectively implemented in the next financial year, will make Lira City a clean, green, smart and eco-frie... Read More

22 Kole children defiled in 90 days, 30 others neglected

Uganda, Nov. 24 -- Boys and girls are at equal risk of physical and emotional abuse in Kole District as the area is seemingly providing a fertile ground for violence against children. Disturbingly, f... Read More

Farmers abandon cotton for better-paying crops

Uganda, Nov. 23 -- More than 300 cooperatives scattered across Lango Sub-region have collapsed after farmers decided to stop growing cotton, thus further affecting the buying, ginning and selling of t... Read More

One killed, two injured in Kafu accident

Uganda, Nov. 21 -- One person has been confirmed dead and two others critically injured after an accident that happened Sunday evening on the Gulu-Kampala highway. There were seven family members ins... Read More

Lira leaders agree to sexual education in district schools

Uganda, Nov. 21 -- Leaders in Lira District have agreed that children should be exposed to sex-related content "at an appropriate age" to enable them to make informed decisions about their sexual and ... Read More