Abducted Ugandan released with torture marks

Abducted Ugandan released with torture marks

A Uganda national who was early this month abducted while attending to his gardens in across the border in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been released and allowed to return but with serious body injuries. Kyariisima Yoanasani in his mid 40s has been under the unknown militia custody in Congo who continuously demanded for […]

‘Justice Kavuma will be quizzed on Shs6b oil bonanza injunction’, Chief Justice assures Kadaga

‘Justice Kavuma will be quizzed on Shs6b oil bonanza injunction’, Chief Justice assures Kadaga

The Chief Justice Bart Magunda Katureebe written to the Speaker of Parliament Rebeca Kadaga protesting the suffocation of the judiciary’s work the legislature. Mr. Katureebe’s was responding to the Speaker of Parliament’s complaint dated Jan 11, 2017 that claimed that the conduct of the Deputy Chief Justice has eroded the doctrine of separation of power […]

Archbishop Ntagali ‘replaces’ controversial Katonene in West Ankole Diocese

Archbishop Ntagali ‘replaces’ controversial Katonene in West Ankole Diocese

Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali this week his pastoral visit in Mitooma District where embattled former Bishop of West Ankole Diocese, Rt Rev Yona Katoneene had been in charge. Archbishop Ntagali confirmed several Christians into the Anglican faith and in his sermon called for the restoration of sanity at the diocese and conformity to canonical […]

5 murder suspects set free by a Rukungiri Court

5 murder suspects set free by a Rukungiri Court

Tension is high at Rukungiri law courts after five men who had been arrested and arraigned in court in connection with the brutal murder killing a security guard in 2013 were set free for lack of evidence. Mugarura Anthony, Kabasharira John, Atwebembeire Allan, Ahereza Innocent and one other, all residents of Kiganda in Nyakishenyi, who […]

Uganda gov’t silent on M23 leader Sultani Makenga whereabouts

Uganda gov’t silent on M23 leader Sultani Makenga whereabouts

Despite several reports that over 200 of the M23 rebels who had been kept at a military facility in the country have been quietly escaping back into the Democratic Republic of Congo are missing, security authorities insist the number is just above 40. It was not clear if M23 leader Sultani Makenga remained in the […]

DFCU Bank’s involvement in Kanyamunyu murder case explained

DFCU Bank’s involvement in Kanyamunyu murder case explained

Since the death of Kenneth Akena in November last year following a shooting at Lugogo in Kampala, DFCU Bank Ltd. has in different ways been dragged into the messy affair. First it was alleged the victim was shooting after withdrawing money from the bank’s Shoprite Lugogo automated teller machine (ATM) and then two of DFCU’s security guards volunteered some […]

Poverty stopping Kanungu’s ‘4pts’ star from joining Senior One

Poverty stopping Kanungu’s ‘4pts’ star from joining Senior One

The future of one of the best 2016 Primary Leaving Examination pupils in Uganda  is uncertain as he prepares and will resort to joining a poor Universal Secondary Education school. Kanungu District’s Ahumuza Nestroy who scored 4 aggregates at the rural Ntungamo PS in Butogota Town Council is not yet sure if his parents who […]

Rukungiri mob kills two over suspected murder

Rukungiri mob kills two over suspected murder

Two people were yesterday summarily executed by mob in Rwerere Trading Center in Nyakagyeme sub county, Rukungiri District after they were suspected of killing a fellow resident. The Kigezi sub region police spokesman Elly Matte said that the two suspects whose names were not revealed were killed after the gruesome murder of Boaz Rutagarenga Kirikita, […]

AKENA MURDER: Kanyamunyus denied bail, sent back to Luzira

AKENA MURDER:  Kanyamunyus denied bail, sent back to Luzira

Less than two months after the killing of child rights activist, Kenneth Akena Watmon, Court has on Tuesday dismissed the Kanyamunyu’s bail application to avoid interfering with investigation. Delivering her ruling, High court Judge, Elizabeth Kabanda advised Kanyamunyu, 39, the executive director of Quantum Express Logistics is appearing in court alongside his brother Joseph Kanyamunyu, […]