Mt. Elgon Landslides: Families To Get 17M To Relocate

Last Updated at 10:20 EAT on 02nd February 2023 by HICGI By Our Reporter The Government of Uganda has earmarked a compensation package of shs.17 million, to relocate people settled in landslide prone areas in the Elgon region. The affected Families are expected to use that money to relocate to areas of their choice. Prime…

Radio Manager Detained For Assaulting Female Journalist

Last Updated on 02nd Feb 2023 at 08:40 by HICGI News Agency By Brenda Namugenyi Police in Kigezi has arrested Nelson Twinamatsiko 51yrs, the Manager of 91.5 FM Kanungu Radio for assaulting a female radio presenter Anita Tumuramye. It is reported that trouble started when Tumuramye asked the manager to payout her commission of UGX…

Kenya Bans Morning & Evening Classes to allow Learners have Rest.

By Kioko Nyamasyo Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Machogu, on Monday, January 30, banned teachers from conducting early morning and evening classes for all students. The CS decried that teachers were overburdening students leaving them with little or no time to rest. Machogu warned schools against forcing students to report before the break of dawn…

Hands off Africa! Stop choking Africa, it is not a mine to be stripped or a terrain to be plundered.” Pope Francis in DR Congo as A million celebrate Kinshasa Mass.

By Cecilia Macaulay E K Benj & Aleem Maqbool Pope Francis has celebrated one of his biggest Masses, with around a million attendees in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, estimates say. Huge crowds started to gather in Kinshasa well before dawn, including scores of schoolgirls dressed in white who danced along the Pope’s route. A…

Female Journalist Assaulted by Station Manager Over Shs 40,000/= Commission

Last Updated on 01st Feb 2023 at 11:46 by HICGI News Agency By Brenda Namugenyi On February 1st 2023, Ugandans woke to an unfortunate video that has since gone viral. The video indicates the station Manager of 91.5 FM Kanungu Radio Nelson Twinamatsiko beating his subordinate and female Journalist Anita Tumuramye. Blood is seen at…

Kyagulanyi, Mayiga and Mpuuga In Crisis Meeting

Last Updated on 12: 36 on 31st January 2023 By Brenda Namugenyi The president of National Unity Platform political party Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has engaged in a closed door meeting with the Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga and the leader of opposition Mathias Mpuuga. Key on the agenda is the impasse and friction between…

30-year-old defies Ebola lockdown to pass exam

A 30-year-old has joined hundreds of the PLE candidates in celebrating success after defying the Ebola lockdown setback to pass all his papers.Mr Tom Tumusiime, a father of three children and resident of Lusalira Village, Kibalinga Sub-county in Mubende District, scored Agg 27 with a Credit 6 in English, Pass 7 (Science), Pass 7 (SST)…

India’s Adani firms lose $65bn in value

Led by Asia’s richest man Gautam Adani, the group has locked horns with short seller Hindenburg Research. Most Adani Group shares fell sharply on Monday as the Indian conglomerate’s rebuttal of a US short seller’s criticism failed to pacify investors, deepening a market rout that has now led to losses of $65bn in the group’s…

Tunisia votes again for a parliament stripped of power by the president

Tunisians voted again on Sunday in elections for a parliament stripped of its powers, the final pillar of President Kais Saied’s remake of politics in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. The second-round vote comes as the North African country grapples with a grave economic crisis and deep political divisions over Saied‘s July 2021 power grab. Some 262 candidates, including just…

KCCA Rescues 150 Children from Streets

By KCCA-PCA Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has conducted a city wide operation to rescue loitering children from the streets. The operation was carried out by the KCCA law enforcement team and the Uganda Police on Wednesday, where over 150 children were rescued. The children were picked from various parts of Kampala at street junctions…