Despite sitting down as she shells bright-pink beans, Margaret Tindimutuma’s swollen feet are in pain. The Ugandan matriarch has a rare type of elephantiasis that has caused her family untold suffering. “I have always had allergies since I was young. So when my legs started to develop little swellings, likeContinue Reading

Two children in Butalega District have died and 11 others have been hospitalized after they ate pancakes made with pesticides instead of cooking oil. All 13 children are from the same family in Budumba, western Uganda. The Doctors report that the children made the pancakes themselves and they used theContinue Reading

Police have kicked off investigations into circumstances under which fire gutted a Field Force Unit barracks in Hoima on Monday. The incident according to police happened at around 2 am when a fire broke out in the house of Constable Simon Peter Odongkara on Monday as everyone slept. A numberContinue Reading

The court on Friday suspended evidence presented by a government ballistic expert in the murder trial of Kampala businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu after the defense lawyers raised a point of “material differences” in two police request forms submitted to the department government analytical laboratory (DGAL) for examination. Justice Stephen Mubiru saidContinue Reading

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers attached to Fisheries Protection Unit on Lake Edward have shot at two fishermen at the Kisenyi landing site killing one and leaving the other with a broken arm.Authorities identified the victims as Francis Kabundire, 62, who survived with a broken arm and Joram Bombo,Continue Reading

Thousands of mourners made their way to Masha Sub County in Isingiro District on Sunday to bid farewell to the gallant soldier of the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF), the late Maj. Gen (Rtd) Benon Biraaro Notably among the mourners was the family of the late, opposition strongman Dr. KizzaContinue Reading

Brian Bagyenda who is accused of killing his 22-year-old girlfriend Enid Twijukye in January 2016 has been convicted of murder. Bagyenda, a pharmacist was on Monday convicted by Justice Moses Kazibwe of the High Court in Kampala alongside his accomplices Innocent Bainomugisha, a-24year-old cleaner, and Vincent Rwahwire, a 28-year-old casualContinue Reading