UEGCL among most profitable, gov’t reveals

UEGCL among most profitable, gov’t reveals

State minister for investment Evelyn Anite has revealed that state-owned power generator, Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL) is among the few state enterprises that are making profits for Ugandans. This comes following the announcement by Electricity Regulatory Authority that government will compensate the UEGCL for unused power generated by the Karuma hydropower plant. UEGCL says […]

Police arrests Nasser road traders in protest lack of electricity

Police arrests Nasser road traders in protest lack of electricity

Five traders from Nasser road have been arrested by Kampala Metropolitan South police commander Siraje Bakaleke, during an early morning strike over power outage. The development was confirmed by Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima. The Thursday morning strike was reportedly over electricity, which has not been on since morning and the whole of Wednesday. The […]

Blankets&Wine17: How Kenya’s Muthoni and Scandinavian Daniel Lemma left their mark on Kampala

Blankets&Wine17: How Kenya’s Muthoni and Scandinavian Daniel Lemma left their mark on Kampala

Lugogo Cricket Oval proved to be a memorable spot during the International Labour weekend for revelers thanks to standout performances from among others, two foreign musical acts that bookended the region’s best picnic-style music festival. Kenya’s Muthoni the Drummer Queen (pictured up) and Scandinavian group band – Daniel Lemma & Hot This Year were two […]

Otunnu finally beats Museveni

Otunnu finally beats Museveni

Buganda Road court grade one magistrate Joan Aciro has cleared the former UPC Party President Olara Otunnu of charges of defaming President Yoweri Kagutta Museveni due to want of prosecution. This is after Magistrate Aciro observing that prosecution has failed to produce any other witness to collaborate the  evidence of its only witness Gideon Tugume for close to 4 […]

Tycoon Desh Kananura cleared of ‘killing own employee’

Tycoon Desh Kananura cleared of  ‘killing own employee’

High court rules city businessman Andrew Kananura aka Desh, his brother Raymond and three others not guilty of employees murder of his employee Badru Kateregga at his Panamera Bar located at Naguru, a Kampala suburb in 2012. On Friday, Justice Joseph Murangira said that prosecution failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Kananura participated in […]

Four fight to replace Toroma MP who died in taxi accident

Four fight to replace Toroma MP who died in taxi accident

Four candidates battling for the Toroma County Member of Parliament seat have been nominated. The seat fell in March after the passing on of Cyrus Amodoi who died in an accident involving three vehicles in Kitigoma in Buikwe district on the Jinja-Kampala highway in March. NRM flag bearer, Joseph Andrew Koluo, 49, was the first […]

Murder suspect Desh Kananura could walk free

Murder suspect Desh Kananura could walk free

When High court on Friday delivers its verdict in a murder case against embattled car rally driver, Desh Kananura and 4 others, stakes are high that he could be exonerated. This follows two Court assessors Mr Robert Kabureta and Ms Rehema Babirye in their joint lay man’s opinion, advice to court to acquit Desh on […]

Sheikh Kamoga, ‘Clerics killers’ start their defence testimony

Sheikh Kamoga, ‘Clerics killers’ start their defence testimony

The defence hearing of the leader of the Tabliq Sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 people suspected to be behind the killing of Muslim Clerics across the country. At the beginning of April, a three-member panel of the High Court’s International Crimes Division said the 14 have a case to answer in regard to systematic […]