Mbarara leaders trade blame over forests, wetlands

Mbarara District leaders have traded accusations over destruction of wetlands and forests in the area. The district planner, Mr Johnson Tusimireyo, while presenting a situational analysis during the budget and planning forum conference at the district headquarters on Wednesday, said forests used to cover 20 per cent of the land…

Museveni gives oil firms a month to consider deal

Five oil companies involved in the development of oilfields in Uganda’s Albertine Graben have been given one month to decide on several government proposals. Executives from Total E and P, China National Offshore Oil Company and Tullow met with President Yoweri Museveni on October 31 at State House, Entebbe to…

Doctors risking more lawsuits than before, judges say

Medicine and the law have clashed multiple times in the past but patients are now suing more frequently over negligence, suffering side effects or even loss of life. On this subject, Dr Sylvester Onzivua, a consultant pathologist at Mulago hospital, has for the past five years written riveting articles in…

Christmas melon extract cures deadly poultry Newcastle disease

Poultry farmers can adopt Christmas melon extract to cure the deadly and contagious Newcastle disease (ND) that attack their birds and avoid the use of antibiotics and other synthetic drugs that often raise their production costs and harm humans. According to a previous report by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)…