Category Archives: Uganda Security

Conservationists protest UWA killing of lion

lion-150x150A lion that was shot and killed by rangers of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) in Bukanga, Isingiro district- western Uganda has attracted angry reactions from wildlife conservationists. “I was ready to go and rescue the lion,” said Siefert Ludwig, a Makerere University lecturer and lion expert. Continue reading Conservationists protest UWA killing of lion

President Museveni’s New Year message to Ugandans

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H.E Yoweri K Museveni – President of the Republic of Uganda

RWAKITURA: Dear Country-men and country-women,

I greet you all, first and foremost. Secondly, I congratulate you on having spent a Merry Christmas. It is so sad some of our country-men or women died on the very day of Christmas such as Mzee Kamugasha Paskalli of Mbarara and Sheikh Abdu Kadir Muwaya of Mayuge. Mzee Kamugasha died of natural causes. However, Sheikh Muwaya was murdered by gunmen. Continue reading President Museveni’s New Year message to Ugandans

Leah Kalanguka crowned Miss Uganda

The first runner-up 22-year-old Brenda Iriama from Nakapiripirit district and 19-year-old Yasmin Taba from Koboko district as second runner-up
L-R The first runner-up 22-year-old Brenda Iriama from Nakapiripirit district and 19-year-old Yasmin Taba from Koboko district as second runner-up

Leah Kalanguka, 23, beat off competition from 20 other finalists to take the Miss Uganda 2014/15 crown winning herself a brand new Toyota Spacio and monthly allowance of Shs 1 million for her entire reign. Continue reading Leah Kalanguka crowned Miss Uganda

UGANDA: Marburg under control

Hon Sarah Achieng Opendi - the Ugandan Minister of State – Primary Health Care
Hon Sarah Achieng Opendi – the Ugandan Minister of State – Primary Health Care

KAMPALA – To date, there is no new confirmed case of Marbug since the first reported incident of a health worker who was working at Mengo HospitalContinue reading UGANDA: Marburg under control

President Museveni advises Napore-Kabong elders to protect wildlife

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President Museveni meeting elders from Napore

President Museveni has appealed to the people of Napore-county in Kaabong district to protect the wildlife corridor for the survival and sustainability of the animals in the park and for their livelihood, describing the park as a gold mine to Karamoja and Uganda. Continue reading President Museveni advises Napore-Kabong elders to protect wildlife