Mutima Boat Victims an Embarrassment – Tamale Mirundi


As the nation is still in shock and mourning several citizens who lost lives in a capsized boat near Mutima beach in Mukono, presidential advisor on media, Tamale Mirundi has called the victims of the accident an embarrassment.

According to Mirundi, the country has been befallen with great shame having very important people travelling on a vessel in such a bad state. "How can a prince and prominent businessmen travel on a boat still under repair,” he said, while appearing on a local radio station.

Iteso Set to Get New Paramount Chief


The Iteso communities in Uganda, Kenya and in the diaspora will in the next few months get a new chief as the incumbent Papa Iteso Emorimor Augustine Lemukol Osuban is set to retire.

The Iteso Cultural Union Prime Minister Paul Sande Emolot said Papa Emorimor has confirmed his desire to retire and retreat to private life.

Doctor Cautions on Early HIV Testing


Dr. Kiberu Joshua, the Medical Superintendent at Lugazi Hospital has advised people to get tested, know their HIV status and live a longer life.

In an discussion on Twitter, Dr Kiberu shared his views on @storm24seven, an online news website with a niche on youths in leadership and mentorship that hosted panelists to discuss their perspectives on AIDS, as part of the events to mark World Aids Day last week.