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EDUCATION

One Pupil Dead in a Dormitory Fire at a Popular Primary School at Rakai

Incidents of school fires in Kenya have been on the rise in the recent past with parents left with millions of shillings in debt owed to the school as compensation for the burnt dormitories. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. Students as well as teachers have been arrested in most cases and some have been prosecuted while others remain in custody pending cases they have in court.

  5 months ago ago
One Pupil Dead in a Dormitory Fire at a Popular Primary School at Rakai

EDUCATION

Student Makes School's Bursar his Girlfriend, Kills her After Learning she has Two Grown Children

Calvin Alele a managed 30 years and a former student at Leo Atubo College, Lira city in Uganda has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing Scovia Amule who was her former school bursar and also her lover. According to the Court reports the two fell in love in 2016 in Leo Atubo College where Calvin was a student.

  4 months ago ago
Student Makes School's Bursar his Girlfriend, Kills her After Learning she has Two Grown Children

MILITARY

BREAKING: Another Deadly Explosion Rocks Ugandan City Days After Terrorist Bombing

A few days ago, there were twin explosions in the capital city of Uganda, Kampala where three people lost their lives by the act of a suicide bomber. Picture courtesy. Image from the scene. The President of Uganda vowed to find the terrorists and bring justice to the families of those that had been killed in the twin bombings that saw Al Shabaab terror group take credit for the slaughter.

  7 months ago ago
BREAKING: Another Deadly Explosion Rocks Ugandan City Days After Terrorist Bombing

SOCIETY

Middle-aged girl commits suicide after being forced to marry man, 61, who gave her Ksh 300K

A middle-aged girl dies by suicide after being forced to marry 61-year-old man who gave her shs30000 The body of the deceased was found dangling in her house in Agweng Sub County, Lira District. Her body was found the following day after she had been had been forced to get married to the elderly man.

  2 months ago ago
Middle-aged girl commits suicide after being forced to marry man, 61, who gave her Ksh 300K

MILITARY

Army officer at the rank of captain dies by suicide while taking a nap in the couch

Army officer at the rank of captain dies by suicide while taking a nap in the couch. Police in Dokolo District are probing circumstances under which the soldier at the rank of captain allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday night by shooting himself in the head. Captain Binasia Olaka, leading the operations at Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) in Lira City East Division, Lira District reportedly shot himself with the AK47 given to him by the army at his Dokolo premises at about 3pm.

  2 months ago ago
Army officer at the rank of captain dies by suicide while taking a nap in the couch

SOCIETY

'Drama As Police Officer Is Arrested While Trying To Sell gun At 2million Shillings In Uganda

Photo courtesy. Uganda police officer has been arrested while trying to sell a government gun at two million shillings. Mr Emanuel Onyanga was nabbed at Lira city while trying to sell the riffle to Aman who is in custody too. It is Claimed that, the department which the officer worked in suspected him and launched a probe that led to his arrest.

  1 year ago ago
'Drama As Police Officer Is Arrested While Trying To Sell gun At 2million Shillings In Uganda

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

A Father of 151 Children Is Looking for Another Wife To Extend His Offsprings

A Father of 151 children is looking for another wife to extend his offsprings. In the past, having a lot of children was something of value. Children were seen as a source of wealth for the community. This made many people to marry a lot of wives in order to acquire more children.

  11 months ago ago
A Father of 151 Children Is Looking for Another Wife To Extend His Offsprings

POLITICS

Tension In Lira, Uganda As Heavily Armed Police And Military Denies Bobi Access To Radio Station.

Tension In Lira, Uganda As Heavily Armed Police And Military Denies Bobi Wine Access To Radio Station. There was drama in Uganda as heavily armed police and military officers blocked Ugandas Opposition leader Bobi Wine from accessing a radio station in Lira, Uganda where he was set to hold an interview this Saturday morning.

  7 months ago ago
Tension In Lira, Uganda As Heavily Armed Police And Military Denies Bobi Access To Radio Station.

SOCIETY

Drunk Man Wakes up at 5am Only to Find His Wife With Another Man She Invited on her Matrimonial Bed

Godfrey Omara, a farmer based in the Lira district decided to take his own life by taking pesticides. This is after he woke up and surprisingly saw another man on the same bed he walked in the previous night. The father of 8 recalls that he came home on Tuesday night while heavily drunk, but at 5 am he felt relieved from alcohol and woke up, he was shocked to see his wife with another man on his bed.

  8 months ago ago
Drunk Man Wakes up at 5am Only to Find His Wife With Another Man She Invited on her Matrimonial Bed

SOCIETY

Why Uganda Has Restricted Ladies From Sitting With Truck Drivers In The Front Cabin

Uganda has banned their ladies from sitting in front seat of trucks following the rising cases of accidents that have been reported in a very short time. The ban that was enforced by the authorities comes after a very bad accident involving a truck that killed 9 people and injured 19 others was recorded.

  5 months ago ago
Why Uganda Has Restricted Ladies From Sitting With Truck Drivers In The Front Cabin

POLITICS

No Dictator, However Strong Can Defeat A People United In Purpose - Bobi Wine Says After Lira Chaos

The National Unity Party leader Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has broken silence over Lira Chaos. The former presidential candidate while taking to his verified official Facebook page said that no dictator, however strong can defeat a people united in purpose. "No dictator, however strong can defeat a people united in purpose.

  7 months ago ago
No Dictator, However Strong Can Defeat A People United In Purpose - Bobi Wine Says After Lira Chaos

EDUCATION

Uganda: Four Pupils Die in Another Dormitory Fire at Popular Primary School in Kawempe

Fire incidents in Kenya were on a high before schools closed for the second term in 2021 but when they reopened in January 2022, we have seen some schools also burn this term. Picture courtesy. Image used for illustration. Uganda opened their schools for the first time in two years after the covid pandemic hit and The Country's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had to close the schools to avoid the spread of the virus.

  5 months ago ago
Uganda: Four Pupils Die in Another Dormitory Fire at Popular Primary School in Kawempe

EDUCATION

Uganda: One Student Dead And Other Several Hospitalized After Dormitory Fire

Schools are witnessing a spike in the cases of unrest in schools, with more than 160 learning institutions having been burnt down last year alone worldwide. A number of schools were closed down after dormitories, classrooms and laboratories were torched and in some instances, learners left nursing injuries.

  5 months ago ago
Uganda: One Student Dead And Other Several Hospitalized After Dormitory Fire

SOCIETY

An Accident Involving A Loaded Fuel Tanker Takes Place

We have different types of vehicles on our roads that are used as a means of transportation.Some are used for ferrying passengers and others transporting goods from one place to another.

  1 year ago ago
An Accident Involving A Loaded Fuel Tanker Takes Place

ENTERTAINMENT

Bob Marley's Birthday with Acta Events

Acta Events Uganda celebrates Bob Marley's Birthday with Reggae Festival February 2022 with great performances from Uganda's best Artists and Reggae mixes from biggest Djs in Uganda. The event also offers a platform for artisans, which is a core of the ACTA Event's team with appreciation of fun and use of multiple colors, dressings, removing dreadlocks character stereotyping, body and face art painting and tattoos.

  5 months ago ago
Bob Marley's Birthday with Acta Events

SOCIETY

Family Of Woman Who Was Killed By Husband Agree To Be Paid 8 Cows As Compensation

The family of Denis Alal, a 57 years old man who brutally killed his wife has been ordered by village elders to pay eight cows as compensation to the wife’s household. Reports say, the agreement was reached during a reconciliation meeting between the Arak Ongoda clan elders where Christine Akello was a member and Okii Bura clan in Uganda.

  9 months ago ago
Family Of Woman Who Was Killed By Husband Agree To Be Paid 8 Cows As Compensation

POLITICS

Bobi Wine Denied Access To Radio Station In Lira, Blocked By Heavily Armed Police And Military.

Bobi Wine Denied Access To Radio Station In Lira, Blocked By Heavily Armed Police And Military. Bobi Wine who is Uganda's opposition leader was this Saturday blocked by heavily armed police and military officers from gaining access to a radio station ik Lira, Uganda where he was supposed to hold an interview.

  7 months ago ago
Bobi Wine Denied Access To Radio Station In Lira, Blocked By Heavily Armed Police And Military.

SOCIETY

Ugandan Man Flees After Wife Gave Birth To Triplet

A Ugandan man has abandoned his family disappearing into thin air after getting information of his pregnant wife put to birth, but delivering triplets. Fifty-year-old (50) Nelson Oculu from Lira City fled from his home in Anai-Okii cell, Ugandan moments after his 42-year-old (42) wife Catherine Akello put to birth producing three bouncing baby boys.

  11 months ago ago
Ugandan Man Flees After Wife Gave Birth To Triplet

SOCIETY

A Man Disappears from Home on Learning His Wife Had Given Birth to Triplets

In most African societies women from maternity hospitals arrive home to a cheering crowd of relatives. And neighbours ready to welcome the newest member to the community. For Catherine Akello a resident of Lira in Uganda, it was a different story she just found a huge padlock hanging from her door.

  11 months ago ago
A Man Disappears from Home on Learning His Wife Had Given Birth to Triplets

ENTERTAINMENT

Hamisa Mobetto in Dubai for a private meeting with Rick Ross

Rick Ross has been flirting with Hamisa Mobetto via Instagram for months now. Hamisa must have gone soft to his flirting game and agreed to meet him in Dubai. Rick is an American rapper known for his song 'hurtin' , songwriter, entrepreneur and also a record executive.

  11 months ago ago
Hamisa Mobetto in Dubai for a private meeting with Rick Ross