The Farmers voice

Security tightened at border with DRC

Security has been beefed up at the border districts of Bundibugyo and Ntoroko to prevent Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels from crossing into Uganda. The development follows a Sunday night attack by suspected ADF rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The incident, which occurred in Kichanga, Watalinga County inside DRC, approximately 20 kilometres […]

Speaker Among threatens to push protesting MPs out of Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has threatened to invoke provisions of the constitution that could potentially have the protesting members of the opposition lose their seats. Among, who returned to Parliament today after a brief maternity leave says she will take the decision when the MPs miss the dictated 15 consecutive sittings. Her remarks […]

Man arrested for allegedly sabotaging Kyabazinga’s wedding

A man in Mbale district has been arrested by police for allegedly trying to sabotage the Busoga royal wedding on social media. The suspect is said to have called the father of Jovia Mutesi, the bride-to-be, demanding for Shs200 million to conceal information that he said could potentially stop the November 18 royal wedding. He […]

Mali army seizes key rebel northern stronghold Kidal

Mali’s army has seized Kidal, a key town in the country’s north that the ethnic Tuareg rebels have held for nearly a decade. Kidal has been a bastion for the Tuareg, one of the rebel groups at the centre of the country’s long-running political and security crises. The army, reportedly backed by Wagner group mercenaries, […]

Footballer Luis Díaz reunited with father after kidnapping

Colombian football star Luis Díaz has been reunited with his father Luis Manuel Díaz who was released by rebels after holding him hostage for 12 days. The Liverpool striker and his father cried as they hugged each other for the first time after the kidnapping ordeal. Luis Manuel Díaz’s abduction by the National Liberation Army […]