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, […]

Museveni shuns consecration of Rukungiri bishop in ‘Besigye town’

Museveni shuns consecration of Rukungiri bishop in ‘Besigye town’

Much has changed since FDC’s Kizza Besigye swept Rukungiri, his home district during the February 18 presidential elections, beating the incumbent Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for the first time in four attempts at the presidency. Still, none of that blather was expected this time as President Museveni made his entry into the hilly town some 400km […]

M23 rebels regroup, executing Ugandans – Kisoro leaders

M23 rebels regroup, executing Ugandans – Kisoro leaders

The recent wave of killings in the mountainous Kisoro District have been blamed on ruminants of disbanded Congolese rebel outfit, The March 23 Movement, often abbreviated as M23 and also known as the Congolese Revolutionary Army. The outcry follows the murder of Mr. Innocent Mugisha, a prominent business man in Kisoro Town who was this […]