Soldier Emphasises Pan-Africanism at Students NRM Event


The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Makerere University Chapter has welcomed new students at an orientation function held at the Main Hall on Saturday, October 19.

Organisers of the event say the aim was to spread Pan-Africanism among students.

The Guest of Honour was Colonel Bahoku Barigye, the chief political commissar of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF).

30 Arrested in Bwaise Power theft crackdown


Thirty one people have been arrested in on-going operation by power distributor Umeme to get rid of illegal connections and theft.

The October 17 operation left homesteads and trading areas in Bwaise, a slum to the north of Kampala, in total blackout after they were found to have been illegally connected to the national electricity grid. The Umeme special campaign codenamed “Operation power theft” left the power supplier with no option but to cut off all illegal connections and have suspects arrested.

Nabweru Town Council Moves to Fix Drainage System

Nabweru Town Council has embarked on its development projects through constructing roads and water trenches as a measure to minimize the problem of floods in the area of Kazo.

Kazo, located in Nabweru Division, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District, has witnessed heavy rains that caused floods from the start of September. Rains put the lives of some of Nabweru residents at stake as they leave them homeless and desperate.

The zone includes Kazo Ward, Kazo West, Kazo South and Kazo Muganzirwazza. However, Kazo South and Kafunda trading centre are the most affected areas.