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 […]

Anti-age limit: Police releases Makindye West MP

Anti-age limit: Police releases Makindye West MP

Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana has been given Police bond so as to appear before the police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to answer to allegations of offensive communication and inciting violence. Mr. Ssewanyana says he rejected the bond and asked to be detained and taken to court but the officers declined. The youthful legislator was arrested by […]

Military Police surround Parliament over impending anti-age limit bill riots

Military Police surround Parliament over impending anti-age limit bill riots

There is heavy deployment, military police seen protecting areas surrounding Uganda’s Parliament as ruling party members of parliament seeking to abolish the upper age limit continue their push to amend the constitution with minimal resistence. On Monday, September 18, officers from the Brig Sabiiti Muzeyi’s military police have taken over the security at parliament. Several traffic officers have also deployed […]

Nakumatt and Tuskys supermarkets in merger to survive in Uganda

Nakumatt and Tuskys supermarkets in merger to survive in Uganda

Struggling to survive in Uganda, Kenya’s Nakumatt and Tuskys supermarkets sign merger deal that will enable Nakumatt access stock from suppliers using Tuskys’ goodwill, TheUgandan can report. Nakumatt is facing huge debt woes in Kenya and Uganda with several creditors surfacing to claim worth millions of shillings. According to sources, the brands will remain the […]

Police fires bullets inside Makerere University over Age limit debate

Police fires bullets inside Makerere University over Age limit debate

Politically charged students at Makerere University have been among the earliest causalities of the contentious president age limit debate as Police fired bullets on Sunday to disperse a gathering. According to eyewitness reports, chaos broke out at  University’s Mitchell Hall following sharp disagreements between rival factions during a debate on “The youth and Constitutional Affairs.” The dialogue […]

Denied bail thrice, Kanyamunyu takes fresh shot

Denied bail thrice, Kanyamunyu takes fresh shot

The High Court in Kampala will for the fourth time hear embattled businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu’s bail application. Kanyamunyu is charged with the murder of a child rights activist, Kenneth Akena who was killed last November in Lugogo. Mr Kanyamunyu’s lawyer Mr Evans Ocheng on Thursday filed the application in Kampala insisting that his client has […]

Continent’s best here for Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open

Continent’s best here for Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open

Some of Africa’s brightest golf prospects are in Kampala to fly the flags for their nations in the prestigious Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open amateur stroke play championship that started today. With the defending champion, Ronald Otile and last year’s top players such as;Adolf Muhumuza, Basabose John, Kenya’s Muchangi Paul,Nandwa Alfred and Mudanyi Edwin, Rwanda’s […]

Minister Okello makes plea to Islamic nations

Minister Okello makes plea to Islamic nations

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Oryem Okello has called for increased funding for Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Okello was speaking at the first summit of the OIC on Science and Technology which ran from 9-11 September 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. […]

Plascon go down to the market

Plascon go down to the market

It has been over a month since Japanese based paint company Kansai Plascon bought out Sadolin Paints and they have not gone to bed. Plascon experiential is going around the country sensitizing consumers and the public alike about the acquisition and the change of name. With this acquisition, all Sadolin products will now change name […]