The Farmers voice

Royal chiefs disagree over conjugal rights ahead of Kyabazinga wedding

As preparations intensify for the upcoming Busoga royal wedding between Kyabazinga William Nadiope IV and Jovia Mutesi, a rift among cultural leaders in Busoga Kingdom has emerged concerning a traditional practice that prohibits married couples from consummating their marriage on the wedding night. Patrick Mudungu, the leader of traditional healers in the kingdom, has issued […]

Court Releases MP Ssegirinya’s Passport

Masaka High Court has released the passport of ailing Kawempe North legislator Muhammad Ssegirinya to enable him travel abroad for further medication. Justice Lawrence Tweyanze granted the application that had been filed by Ssegirinya’s lawyers requesting for his passport so he travels to Amsterdam, Netherlands for better treatment as recommended by the legislator’s doctors. Mohammad […]

UNRA Dissolved in Merger of 33 Gov’t Agencies

At least 33 government departments and agencies, including Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), have lost an intense battle in the corridors of power to block plans to merge the institution with the Works Ministry.  According to the rationalisation of government agencies (Repeals and Amendments) Bill gazetted on October 6, 2023, the Uganda National Roads Authority […]

UNEB Urges candidates and invigilators to keep time in ongoing S.6 exams


The second day of the 2023 Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examinations is underway, accompanied by a reminder to candidates and invigilators to adhere to the stipulated time schedule. Jennifer Kalule, spokesperson for the Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB), emphasized the importance of candidates arriving promptly at their exam centers. Kalule specified that candidates […]

Mapping of villages almost complete ahead of census – UBOS

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is making significant progress in its census mapping efforts in preparation for the upcoming enumeration exercise scheduled for May next year. Dr. Chris Mukiza, the executive director of UBOS, has reported that 87 percent of the mapping exercise, covering villages and households, has been successfully completed. In anticipation of […]

Congolese Nationals Seek Refuge in Bundibugyo District Amid ADF Attacks

More than 1,000 Congolese nationals have fled recent attacks by the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), seeking refuge in Bundibugyo District. The group, predominantly comprised of women and children, entered the district through Butoogho and is currently sheltered at Butoogho Primary School and Butoogho Sairi Church of […]