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 […]

Kato Lubwama acted in bad faith and must face the law – High Court

Kato Lubwama acted in bad faith and must face the law – High Court

High Court Justice Margret Oguli -Oumo has insisted that embattled Lubaga South MP Paul Kato Lubwama has no right to appeal against a court decision that allowed his voter to file an election petition challenging his academic qualifications. Ms Oguli -Oumo emphasized that the law blocks aggrieved litigants from filing appeals against interim applications arising […]

Masaka patients refuse to leave hospital, billions missing

Masaka patients refuse to leave hospital, billions missing

A good number of patients who were admitted and later discharged from Masaka Regional Referral Hospital have refused to return to their respective homes because of free meals served at the facility, Mr Eleazer Mugisha, the Masaka Hospital principal has revealed. Mr Mugisha told TheUgandan on Wednesday that in the past two months, some patients […]

Kabaka Mutebi attacks Museveni over Kasese killings

Kabaka Mutebi attacks Museveni over Kasese killings

Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, the Kabaka of Buganda Kingdom has come out strongly to criticize the November killings in Kasese district. “The Kingdom is disappointed by the number of people whose lives were claimed in the Kasese unrest,” said Kabaka Mutebi. This is carried in his Christmas and New year’s message statement released today. “We […]

Just like UK’s BBC, UBC TV shouldn’t be commercial

Just like UK’s BBC, UBC TV shouldn’t be commercial

Whether you believe state broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) should be taken seriously but not literally, or vice versa, there is no doubt the the once powerful regional broadcastor is now a white elephant. READ: UBC worker dies after failing to pay Shs30,000 medication Today, its Review Committee called for the amendment of the UBC act […]