UBC MD creepily acknowledges rot at state broadcaster

UBC MD creepily acknowledges rot at state broadcaster

Wilson Agaba, the managing director of Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) called ‘malicious’ calls by workers to stage a strike, continuing to taunt the state broadcaster’s failure to stand on its own. An internal memo was leaked on social media yesterday, calling upon workers to lay down their tools on Friday this week in protest of […]

Museveni to consider reopening Makerere University

Museveni to consider reopening Makerere University

President Museveni has said Makerere University will be opened as soon as possible to allow students to study after university council requested for its immediate closure on Tuesday. The closure of the university came after students’ strike over lecturers’ failure to teach them as they continued to hold a sit-down strike over their unpaid 9-months […]

Police blocks Besigye car before accessing embattled Crane Bank

Police blocks Besigye car before accessing embattled Crane Bank

FDC’s former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye’s car was on Tuesday briefly blocked by anti-riot police as he tried to access Crane Bank, Kampala main branch. With a crowd growing, Besigye was in a shortly barricaded by police after being blocked just minutes earlier on his way from the High Court.  Police first dispersed a […]

VIDEO: How Mayor Lukwago led to Besigye arrest

VIDEO: How Mayor Lukwago led to Besigye arrest

President Museveni’s four time challenger Dr Kizza Besigye has Monday evening been arrested and taken to an unknown place after he tried to remove police barricades outside his home. TheUgandan has established that Besigye’s scuffle with the Police today was because they had stopped Opposition leaders including City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago from visiting him. […]

Museveni cozies up to Luweero villagers

Museveni cozies up to Luweero villagers

On day two of his 96-hour tour of Luweero Triangle, President Museveni interacted and shared poverty eradication tips with families that helped him during NRA’s five-year war to capture state power from 1980-86. Before beginning the camp on Saturday, Museveni addressed a rally at Kikunyu, Makulubita Sub County where he swore to use all the […]

Museveni, wife applaud East Africa golf kings Uganda

Museveni, wife applaud East Africa golf kings Uganda

This was Uganda’s third consecutive title but 6th overall in 18 editions, and now five short of the record winners, Kenya. The Uganda national golf team capped off another memorable golfing year by defending the East Africa Golf Challenge at the Addis Ababa Golf Club over the weekend. Messages of praise came flooding from hundreds […]

EXCLUSIVE: How Sudhir begged Museveni for Shs200 billion Crane Bank bailout

EXCLUSIVE: How Sudhir begged Museveni for Shs200 billion Crane Bank bailout

Sudhir, 60, is rumored to have contributed generously to Museveni’s estimated  campaign coffers of $231m (Shs773b) Details about how cash strapped Crane Bank Ltd. majority share Sudhir Ruparelia benched President Museveni to secure a much needed cash injection into his embattled business have emerged. According to reliable sources, the ruling NRM government has injected Shs200 […]

Police bust GreenHill Academy kidnapping ring in Kampala

Police bust GreenHill Academy kidnapping ring in Kampala

Four suspects were arrested on Friday from Kyebando and Kawempe Division when the Police Flying Squad invaded their hide-out. Emilian Kayima, the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson noted that the four men make up the crew that kidnapped Nicole Mitala, the 6-year-old girl who went missing on last Tuesday from Green Hill Academy, Buwaate Campus before […]