East Africa National Natural

Over 14 Locust Species and Biblical teaching about Locust Invasion.

Desert locusts, which have ravaged parts of Kenya and Somalia, have entered Uganda. According to State Minister for Karamoja Affairs Moses Kizige, the locusts entered the country through Abwalinga and Ngongosowon villages in Amudat Sub County, Amudat District. On Monday, Desert locusts were in Nabilatuk through Nakapiripirit district,having entered Uganda through Amudat yesterday. Another swarm has been sighted in Nakabaat,Moroto district all […]

Breaking News East Africa National Natural

Locusts finally in Uganda.

Northern Uganda – Desert locusts,which have ravaged parts of Kenya and Somalia, have entered Uganda. According to State Minister for Karamoja Affairs Moses Kizige, the locusts entered the country through Abwalinga and Ngongosowon villages in Amudat Sub County, Amudat District, on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Amudat is a town in Northern Uganda. It is the main municipal, administrative and commercial center of […]

Natural Politics

Commercialization of Politics Compromising Democracy in Uganda –Fr.Gaetano

By Felix Tumwesigye Rukiga Outspoken Kitanga parish Priest Rev.Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda says that the continued commercialization of politics is compromising democracy in Uganda. Batanyenda who was on Sunday evening speaking to our reporter at Kitanga parish revealed that Ugandans have been compromised with money as politicians take advantage of the poor who struggle to earn […]

Environment International National Natural Women

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate accuses western media of racism.

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has accused the western media of racism after she was cropped out of a photograph taken with her white peers in Davos,a town in the Swiss Alps, within the canton of Graubünden, a popular ski resort with a conference center that hosts the annual World Economic Forum. In an emotional […]

East Africa Environment International National Natural

Locusts in East Africa: UN calls for immediate aid.

United Nation (UN) Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called for international intervention/aid to “avert any threats to food security, livelihoods, malnutrition”. It requires 10 m U.S dollars. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are struggling with “unprecedented” and “devastating” swarms of the food-eating locusts, the FAO has said, fearing locust numbers could grow 500 times by […]

Business Natural Politics

Allocation of funds,Street Lights divide Mbarara municipality leaders.

There is disagreement between different leaders in Mbarara municipality western Uganda especially councilors where those from Mbarara South comprising Nyamitanga,Kakoba and Nyakayojo divisions are accusing those from North comprising Biharwe,Kamukuzi and Kakiika divisions,claiming that they are selfish. This has been reechoed by Hon Kagiiko Imaam Shafi LC IV Nyamitanga,who says places like Karugangama,Katete,and others surrounding […]

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Local Governments Urged to Include Culture in Local Government Plans

By Anthony Kushaba Mbarara Locals governments have been urged to include preservation of culture in their development plans. Francis Tollea the principal cultural officer in the ministry of gender labor and social development says that many districts in Uganda have not taken interest in incorporating culture in their development plans which they say has left […]

Natural Politics

Rubanda district allocates UGX 57 million to Nyamasizi Hot springs

By APN Reporter Rubanda Rubanda district has allocated UGX 57 million to Nyamasizi Hot springs in Hamurwa Sub County in a bid to develop the area into a potential tourist site. The allocated funds are a grant from the local revenue generated in Rubanda district. According to the Rubanda district LCV Chairperson Jogo Kenneth Biryabarema, […]