Oil palm farmers set to reap big

Uganda, May 23 -- Farmers who will take up oil palm growing in the districts of Namayingo, Bugiri, and Mayuge stand to reap more than Shs3.3t from the crop in 25 years, according to government. This ... Read More

Atutur hospital workers struggling to save lives

Uganda, May 23 -- Medical workers at Atutur General Hospital in Kumi District are operating without vital medical equipment, compromising the quality of service delivery to patients. The hospital lac... Read More

Mulago Hospital unveils advanced surgical procedure

Uganda, May 23 -- The Health minister has launched the minimally invasive surgery at Mulago National Referral Hospital that will involve smaller incisions, shorter recovery time and minimal scars. Dr... Read More

First batch of pilgrims arrives for Martyrs Day

Uganda, May 23 -- The first batch of pilgrims has started arriving at the Anglican site in Namugongo, 12 days before the Uganda Martyrs Day celebrations due on June 3. Their arrival aligns with the p... Read More

Over 700 Kenya pilgrims expected at Namugongo

Uganda, May 23 -- At least 700 pilgrims from Kenya are expected to join the rest of the world in marking the Martyrs Day celebrations at Namugongo on June 3. Mr Alexander Wejuli, the lead Christian a... Read More

Iranian envoy assures Uganda on ties after Raisi death

Uganda, May 23 -- The Iranian Ambassador, Mr Majid Saffar, has assured the government of Uganda of the continued strong diplomatic ties they recently established despite the death of President Ebrahim... Read More

Masaka journalists seek apology from NUP over assault

Uganda, May 23 -- Journalists in the Masaka Sub-region, under their umbrella body Greater Masaka Journalists Association (GREMAJA), have issued an ultimatum of two days to the leaders of the National ... Read More

Police issue guidelines for trekking pilgrims

Uganda, May 23 -- Police have issued safety guidelines for pilgrims trekking to Namugongo in Wakiso District for the Martyrs Day celebrations. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said the pilgrims should... Read More

Brace for more heavy rains and higher temperatures, IGAD warns

Uganda, May 23 -- According to the latest IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) weather forecast, the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region is forecast to experience above-normal rainf... Read More

Quick action needed to stop Mabira encroachers

Uganda, May 23 -- This month, residents of Wakisi Sub County in Buikwe District raised the alarm on growing encroachment on Mabira Forest. What is new is that encroachers are using chemicals rather th... Read More