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Suspect pins police on crime

At a press conference where he appeared before the Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura, Juma Muyirwa a suspect in the killings in Masaka, revealed that the meetings of thugs who have been carrying out killings in Masaka, Kampala and Wakiso are coordinated and guarded by police. Muyirwa said the …

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Muhoozi Kainerugaba flags off fundraising run, urges youth to join army

Senior Presidential Adviser for Special Operations Maj General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has urged youth to consider joining the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) as a way of serving their nation while maintaining physical fitness. Gen.Muhoozi made the remarks at Namirembe Cathedral grounds while flagging off the Namirembe Rehabilitation Run 2017 organized by …

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Court rules that UPC’s Otunnu did not defame President Museveni

Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Joan Aciro has cleared  former UPC Party President Olara Otunnu  on charges of defaming President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, due lack of evidence. The Magistrate observed on Friday that prosecution produced a single witness who could not implicate Otunnu to this crime,  without being collaborated. Last …

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Motor rally ace Desh Kananura acquitted of murder

The High Court has set free motor rally  driver Desh Kananaura, his brother Raymond Kananura and 3 other people who had been arrested in connection to the death of Panamera bar employee Badru Kateregga The Kananuras together with Cyrus Maganda, Samuel Muzolewa and Jacob Onyango had been accused of beating …

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WANTED: Uganda’s Attorney General Byaruhanga and Muhakanizi

The High Court – Lands division, has issued an arrest warrant for Uganda’ s Attorney General William Byaruhanga, Secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakanizi and the Director General of the External Security Organisation Ambassador Julius Ocwet,  after finding them guilty of contempt of court. Justice Andrew Bashaija ordered police to …

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Uganda drops 10 places in World Press Freedom Index

The constant attacks on journalists by security operatives have seen Uganda drop 10 by places in the just released 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Uganda stands at 112, down from 102 it occupied last year with an index score of 35.94. The attacks on journalists shot up before and after …

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BESIGYE: FDC will organize LC 1 polls countrywide

The former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has vowed to organise Local Council (LC) 1 elections countrywide, since according to him, government has failed to fund the exercise. Besigye said the strategy is part of their new political campaign dubbed ‘Five Issues’. Addressing the media …

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‘There is no law barring foreigners from petty business’

Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Amelia Kyambadde has said cabinet has constituted a sub-committee to look into and address the fact that there is no law that prevents foreigners from engaging in petty trade in Uganda. The sub-committee has finalized its main task which was to come up with a national policy …

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Bobi Wine for MP Kyadondo East?

Ugandan musician, activist and humanitarian Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine looks set to finally have a go at politics. Speaking on NTV Wednesday evening, Bobi Wine stated he is considering “offering himself to serve the people” in the now vacant seat at Kyadondo East. “I am not in this for …

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