Kyadondo East: Candidate Nkunyingi hospitalised after being roughed up by Police

Kyadondo East: Candidate Nkunyingi hospitalised after being roughed up by Police

An independent candidate in the Kyadondo East by-election Muwada Nkunyingi has been hospitalized at Univik, Kamwokya after sustaining injuries during his arrest. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander says Nkunyingi was picked up when he tried to stir trouble at Kitezi Disabled Primary school polling station. According to Mwesigwa, Mr Nkunyingi attempted to rough up the presiding […]

Mubajje backs govt on arresting suspected Muslim gunmen

Mubajje backs govt on arresting suspected Muslim gunmen

While it is a public secret that the Ugandan government has in the recent past arrested a number of Muslims in connection to murders and alleged terrorism acts, few would expect the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadan Mubajje to come out in support of the state’s stance on his followers. Many worshippers were yesterday shocked during Mubajje’s […]

Crane Bank Rwanda sold off by dfcu Bank Uganda to Uhuru Kenyatta

Crane Bank Rwanda sold off by dfcu Bank Uganda to Uhuru Kenyatta

CBA Group has issued a statement confirming that it has acquired Crane Bank Rwanda, the only Ugandan owned bank that had been operating in a foreign country from dfcu Bank. In the statement announcing the acquisition yesterday, CBA said it had acquired 100 per cent of the Rwandan bank. “Commercial Bank of Africa Limited (CBA) is pleased […]

PHOTOS: High hopes as Pearl Rally 2017 is launched

PHOTOS: High hopes as Pearl Rally 2017 is launched

More seasoned rally drivers have confirmed they will participate in this year’s Shell Pearl Rally. Sponsors Vivo Energy Uganda, the distributors and marketers of Shell-branded fuels and lubricants today boasted the event with a Shs100million sponsorship unveiled at Shell Bugolobi, Kampala. They sponsor Arthur Blick, Eric Sebuguzi and motorbike wiz Maxim Van pee. This year, […]

John Ahimbisibwe Guvnor killing proceeding before Kampala court

John Ahimbisibwe Guvnor killing proceeding before Kampala court

Hearing of the case in which Ivan Kamyuka is accused of killing John Ahimbisibwe alias Jonnie, a former patron of Guvnor, a popular city nightclub, in 2015 has started at the High Court in Kampala. When asked by the judge to take plea, Kamyuka denied the murder charges against him. The presiding judge, Wilson Kwesiga […]

DREADFUL! Interpol, South African Police want to exhume Semwanga corpse

DREADFUL! Interpol, South African Police want to exhume Semwanga corpse

Fallen popular businessman and city socialite Ivan Semwanga continues to stir controversy even in his death. The latest evidence shows that before Semwanga’s ‘doubted’ body appeared on social media , International Police (Interpol) in Uganda had on Wednesday held a meeting and agreed to exhume the body and confirm whether the man had actually died amidst speculation that he […]

Parliament passes huge 2017-2018 budget in bitter win for Museveni gov’t

Parliament passes huge 2017-2018 budget in bitter win for Museveni gov’t

Parliament on Wednesday passed a 29-trillion-Shillings budget for the 2017/2018 financial year after a prolonged debate. The House presided over by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah managed to beat the deadline set by the Public Finance Act which requires legislators to have the budget approved by 31st May. The new budget will see expenditures for […]