Shoe-bill on the verge of extinction in Teso

Conservationists warn that the bird species known as the shoe-bill is on the verge of extinction and consequently have a negative impact on the country’s tourism sector.

Govt calls for tough action on kaveera

Ministry of water and Environment directs the National environment management authority and ministry of health to put sign posts on their entry gates that prohibits people from entering their premises with polythene bags commonly known as kaveera.

Dangerous pesticides are being used to preserve vegetables – Agriculturalists

Agriculturalists warn of new risky practices by farmers and traders who spray harvested fresh vegetables with pesticides in a bid to preserve them.

Three people are shot by armed assailants & one kidnapped

Armed assailants have shot and injured three people, in Kanungu district and kidnapped one for a ransom.

Minister on the spot over mandatory HIV testing for children

Pressure is mounting on the Minister of Gender Labor and Social Development Janat Mukwaya over her recent statement that it will be mandatory for students to be tested for HIV and Aids and those found positive expelled from schools as a strategy to ensure an HIV free generation in Uganda