UACE 2016 | UNEB shames schools whose results were withheld over cheating

UACE 2016 | UNEB shames schools whose results were withheld over cheating

The First Lady and minister of Education, Ms Janet Museveni Tuesday officially released the Uganda National examinations board (Uneb)’s UACE (Senior Six) results for 2016, this time, the pass rate was 98.7% compared to 97.8% of 2015. Overall, females performed better than males as many candidates qualify for university and tertiary institutions, Uneb executive secretary Daniel […]

No guns, fanfare as ‘rebel Mumbere’ appears in Jinja court

No guns, fanfare as ‘rebel Mumbere’ appears in Jinja court

Unlike the previous six hearings, there is calm at Jinja High Court where Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere makes his bail application hearing according to media reports from the eastern town. Usually, Mumbere’s appearances were characterised by heavy security deployment, closing of some roads and restricted access to court premises. Today there is open access […]

Nabweru Police officers defecate in the bushes

Nabweru Police officers defecate in the bushes

Shocking revelations have been made by the Wakiso District Health Department about the deteriorated sanitation at Nabweru Police Station. The inspectors have given a one-week ultimatum to the Nabweru to construct a new toilet facility, or else the station will be closed. While describing the throes of a nightmare, Eng. Robert Kagwire, the Wakiso District acting […]

Nwoya man jailed for 18 years after defiling P4 step-daughter

Nwoya man jailed for 18 years after defiling P4 step-daughter

Gulu High Court resident judge, Justice Vincent Okwanga, has convicted and sentenced a- 45-year-old farmer to 18 years in for defiling his step-daughter and a primary four pupil of Purongo Primary School. The convict Santo Okello, a resident of Pawatomero East village, Purongo Sub County in Nwoya district, had appeared before the High Court judge […]

Another Mumbere royal guard mysteriously dies in in Jinja prison

Another Mumbere royal guard mysteriously dies in in Jinja prison

Less than a month after Police had confirmed that Bosco Mbusa Bwambale, 36 one of the detained royal guards of Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere had succumbed to the injuries he sustained during the fight at the king’s palace on November 27, another guard has reported passed on under unclear circumstances. TheUgandan has been informed by […]

War in DP as Norbert Mao’s SG is discarded

War in DP as Norbert Mao’s SG is discarded

Following the death of Mathias Nsubuga who died last year, disagreements have erupted between the Democratic Party youth wing Uganda young democrats (UYD) and their president Norbert Mao, threatening to tear apart Uganda’s oldest political party. The confusion is over Mr. Mao’s pick of Acting Secretary General to replace the late Nsubuga. The erratic youth […]

Kabaka Mutebi should show Baganda where their money goes – Mabirizi

Kabaka Mutebi should show Baganda where their money goes – Mabirizi

Buganda Kingdom’s lawyers insist they have ‘nothing on the table regarding this matter and we do not deal with hypothetical things’ amid reports thatKabaka of Buganda Ronald Mutebi has been swindling money collected compulsory registration of people living on the King’s land. A Kabaka’s subject, Mr Male Kiwanuka Mabirizi in the notice filed before Kampala […]

Self-proclaimed Tooro King Kijanangoma sets another coronation date

Self-proclaimed Tooro King Kijanangoma sets another coronation date

Prince Kijanangoma kicked up a storm in Tooro Kingdom in 2015 after he convened a press conference in Fort Portal Town in which he declared himself the rightful king of Tooro, accusing his cousin [King Oyo] of abrogating the kingdom constitution and performing kingdom functions in Kampala. Now the defiant prince has yet again announced […]

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