In Arua then Kampala, United Nations chief set for $2b (Shs7 trillion) crisis talks with Museveni

In Arua then Kampala, United Nations chief set for $2b (Shs7 trillion) crisis talks with Museveni

Expressing solidarity with Ugandan people, in the wake of recent violence in the country immediate neighbors, a world record refugee burden – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is going to spend several days in Uganda. Mr. Guterres is expected to arrive today in the country for the Refugee Solidarity Summit that starts tomorrow. The former […]

Gov’t keeps displaced Apaa people waiting for food relief

Gov’t keeps displaced Apaa people waiting for food relief

After a weekend of intense fighting in which at least 4 people were killed and more than 20 others injured during the resultant clashes,  displaced people in Apaa parish, Amuru district are not amused by government’s decision to delay distribution of relief food by over 24hours. This was after government finally delivered food to displaced people in Apaa […]

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

The prestigious Makerere University has threatened disciplinary action against a female student for wearing a skirt which was “cut into many strips” and which exposed “part of her nakedness” at a student dinner. In a letter addressed to Rebbeca Nadumba, the university management said: “It is alleged that the picture which appeared last Friday/Saturday (May […]

Ugandans caught trading in fake dollars

Ugandans caught trading in fake dollars

These are strange times in Ugandan economy. And stranger still is the reemerging that the shilling is falling further against world currencies but Ugandans still want to take shortcuts. The latest news is about Police in Lira holding five people who were found with a box full of counterfeit dollar bills. David Ongom Mudong, the […]

Ticketing info for Morgan Heritage Kampala concert

Ticketing info for Morgan Heritage Kampala concert

The latest we have obtained is that the VVIP tickets for the show are finally on sale at 300k. According to sources, organizers had a hard time determining the price of tables, before unanimously fixing it to UGX 3M per table. Reliable sources have further told us that the ordinary tickets are set to hit […]

Kitgum MP Anywar fighting for her life after getting hurt in horrific Lamwo district accident

Kitgum MP Anywar fighting for her life after getting hurt in horrific Lamwo district accident

Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar remains in a critical condition in hospital after getting involved in a nasty accident at Kangole Primary school in Paloga Sub county Lamwo district. The legislator was traveling to Kampala, from the burial of Michael Ocan, the husband of Gulu woman MP Betty Aol Ocan and her Land Cruiser registration […]

Wedding dates for Zari and Diamond Platinumz set

Wedding dates for Zari and Diamond Platinumz set

Aging Ugandan jetsetter Zari Hassan and her Bongo Flava boyfriend Diamond Platinumz have confirmed that the wedding bells are on the lines soon. We’re told in an interview with Tanzania-based Clouds FM, Zari said that her much younger fiancé and father of two youngest children had agreed to travel to Kampala and meet his family […]

‘Tanga Odoi is short and ugly’ – Museveni minister

‘Tanga Odoi is short and ugly’ – Museveni minister

The State Minister for Health and General Duties, Sarah Opendi has referred to Tanga Odoi, the former chairman of the academic staff association at Makerere (Muasa), as not ‘the kind of man she can fall in love with’ after claiming he rejected her love advances. Ms. Opendi and Tanga Odoi, the NRM EC chairperson have […]

NSSF recovers over Shs1.8 billion through whistleblowers

NSSF recovers over Shs1.8 billion through whistleblowers

The ongoing whistleblower campaign by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has recovered over Shs1.8 billion through information provided by over 140 whistleblowers, figures from the Fund show. Last month, the NSSF unveiled a new web-based whistleblower platform for aggrieved employees to report employers who fail to remit their contributions to the Fund, as required […]

Ykee Benda set for Muhangi’s comedy show

Ykee Benda set for Muhangi’s comedy show

After announcing his arrival as the breakout star of 2016, Ykee Benda, real name Tugume Wycliff has started earning his own shows. Tonight, he will be the music attraction at Alex Muhangi’s Comedy Store held every Thursday at the Bukoto-based Diners Lounge. The Munakampala, Farmer (with Sheebah) and Budumbu singer is a qualified Chemical Engineer […]

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