Ugandan Top General survives Assassination

Updated at 0959 GMT on Tuesday 1st May 2021 KAMPALA- HICGI News Agency is confirming an assassination failed plot on Ugandan top Military General Katumba Wamala. A convoy carrying Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport and a four-star general in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has been shot at in Kisaasi. The…

A dark cloud has fallen as Hellen Baguma passes on; Pictorial Exclusive

By Prossy S Will – Updated at 0946 GMT on Monday 31st May 2021 WAKISO – David T Baguma Former Executive Director of Association of Microfinance Institutions in Uganda (AMFIU) has lost wife moments ago. Hellen Baguma, a resident on Namasuba Hill who hails from Ntungamo has passed on while being taken to Doctors’ Hospital…

NEMA, Hoima Sugar and UG Govt sued for Destroying Bugoma Forest

Robert Turyakira has asked Uganda High Court to stand with Ugandans in saving Bugoma Forest. Robert Turyakira is an environmental and climate activist. He is the Deputy Executive Director of the Environment Shield, a CSO based in Uganda involved in environmental litigation advocacy for environmental Justice. Robert is a member of the Climate Action Network…

Lukwago, City Councillors set for swearing in Ceremony

HAPPENING NOW: Updated at 1228GMT on Wednesday 26th May 21 By E K Benj KAMPALA – Swearing in ceremony for the Kampala City Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago elect and Local Council IV (Authority Councillors) at the City Hall. In a Facebook post earlier , Lukwago says “ This is the day the Lord has chosen…

What has sparked Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years together

The couple said in a statement they would continue to work together at their namesake philanthropic foundation. Updated at 9:05 GMT on Tuesday 3 May 2021 Bill and Melinda Gates said on Monday they had decided to divorce after 27 years of marriage, but would continue to work together at their namesake philanthropic foundation, in…

President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders for Climate Summit.

WHITE HOUSE – BRIEFING ROOM By E K Benj Updated at 15:10 GMT on Saturday, 17th April 21 US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23. The virtual Leaders Summit will be live streamed for public viewing. President Biden took…