• 80% of the crested crane lost in the last four decades

    An observation by conservationists indicates that 80% of the Crested Crane, Uganda’s national symbol has been lost in the last 40 years. Previous studies indicate that Uganda had a total of 100,000 Cranes in 1970s, in the 1980s, 50,000 cranes were in existence, the country had 20, 000 in the

  • Experts recommend earth based technologies in construction

    Researchers want the public to consider and adopt better alternative technologies and building materials while putting up structures. Alex Ndibwami , a researcher and lecturer at Uganda Martyr’s  University says it’s high time Ugandans embraced earth based technologies mainly Interlocking stabilized soil blocks (ISSB). He says these can be a better alternative

  • MUK chancellor stays teaching of humanities & art courses

    Makerere University Chancellor Professor Ezra Suruma emphasizes the need to stay the teaching of humanities and arts courses in higher institutions of learning as a way of preserving the Africa culture. Speaking during the launch of the Makerere University Performing Arts and Film Alumni Association (MUPAFAA)  Suruma stressed the value of

  • NRM to vet speaker & deputy speaker aspirants

    The Central Executive committee of the NRM party will sit on Monday to vet all those aspiring to be speaker and deputy speaker of the 10th parliament Under the NRM constitution, the central executive committee chaired by the party chairman Yoweri Museveni has the mandate of vetting all those seeking

  • Constitutional court dismisses case against Ssekikubo

    The constitutional court dismisses a case in which Patrick Nkalubo wanted to overturn the victory of Theodore Sekikubo as the Lwemiyaga county MpFive justices led by Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma ruled that they found no merit in Nkalubo’s application that sought to oust the law that provides for the

  • Dr. Nyaanzi drags ‘The New Vision’ to court

    Dr. Stella Nyanzi together with her two Siblings Sheilla and Susan Nyanzi sue a  local News paper (New vision) seeking to be compensated 10 billion shillings for allegedly invading on their family’s privacy. They also want permanent injunction restraining the paper, its directors and servants from accessing the family, home, burial