M7 speaks out after arrest of Ministry of Finance ‘bribe-eating’ bosses

M7 speaks out after arrest of Ministry of Finance ‘bribe-eating’ bosses

President Museveni has today been briefed about the arrest of two senior officials in the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development who were taking bribes from investors, his Senior Press Secretary, Don Wanyama has said. Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura told Museveni that Mike Ogwal, an economist and Godfrey Turyamuhika, a Commissioner, were picked […]

Ugandans celebrate Kiplimo’s gold at World Cross Country championships

Ugandans celebrate Kiplimo’s gold at World Cross Country championships

Despite finishing a distant third behind rivals Kenya, the big winners at Sunday’s  World Cross Country championships , Ugandans on social media and the press have Tuesday continued to shower praise on sixteen-year-old  Jacob Kiplimo , the country’s first ever gold medal at a World Cross. A member of the Sebei ethnic group, Kiplimo who […]

Kaweesa killed by Police chopper

Kaweesa killed by Police chopper

Just a week after a woman and her two children escaped death after a helicopter flipped over their house in Biina, Butabika Parish in Nakawa Division and blew off the rooftop, another correlated incident has led to the death of a Police officer. Freshly appointed Uganda Police spokesperson AIGP Asan Kasingye confirmed that, Police Constable […]

Emotions flare up at Kaweesi bodyguard, driver burials in Katakwi and Mbale

Emotions flare up at Kaweesi bodyguard, driver burials in Katakwi and Mbale

As Ugandans honour slain Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who was gunned down by unknown assailants near his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb, mourners are also sending off his body guard and driver in Katakwi and Mbale, their home districts, respectively. Kaweesi, 43, and his two aides, his bodyguard Corporal Kenneth […]

KAWEESI KILLING: Kizza Besigye spills shocking details

KAWEESI KILLING: Kizza Besigye spills shocking details

As Ugandans mourning the passing of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi and experts start working at the scene of the fatal shooting, opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye has weighed in on the unfortunate incident. He was killed along with his driver and a bodyguard and Dr Besigye who was on several occasion arrested by  Afande […]

Denis Sabiti’s Standard Gauge Railway report rubbished by fellow MPs

Denis Sabiti’s Standard Gauge Railway report rubbished by fellow MPs

Parliament has Tuesday declined discussing a damning report of the Committee on Physical Infrastructure on Uganda’s ambitious $12.8b (Shs46trillion) Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and Light Railway Transit project. The report compiled by the committee of parliament chaired by Hon Dennis Sabiti  (Rubanda County) had questioned the class of railway designed by Uganda, cost and capacity […]

Kabugo happy to return to Uganda team

Kabugo happy to return to Uganda team

Proline defender Savio Kabugo, has admitted he was desperate to return to the national team, The Uganda Cranes after being summoned to play for Milutin Sredojevic against the Eastern region select team this Sunday. Kabugo who has been impressive for Proline this season after a series of nagging injuries is best remember by Cranes’ fans for his powerfully headed […]

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