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 […]

POLITICS ASIDE! Magogo nemesis gives Uganda Cranes Shs10 million

POLITICS ASIDE! Magogo nemesis gives Uganda Cranes Shs10 million

City lawyer Fred Muwema is the latest Ugandan to boost preparations for Uganda Cranes’ Africa Cup of Nations tournament. The sown opponent of local football governing body Fufa head, Eng. Moses Magogo yesterday handed over his Shs10m contribution to the Eco Bank’s managing director Clement Dodoo under the “Cranes Nalo Na Kaja” promotion. The renowned lawyer […]

State has no witness to pin Kazinda on sh4.6b theft

State has no witness to pin Kazinda on sh4.6b theft

The trial of jailed former principal accountant in prime minister’s office, Geoffrey Kazinda over stealing government money has been differed after the Inspectorate of Government (IGG) said they did not have a witness. At Wednesday’s illicit enrichment trial of Kazinda by the Anti- Corruption Court in Kololo, Kampala, Sarah Birungi, IGG’s director of legal affairs […]

DJ Naselow opens up about his B&W Kampala debut

DJ Naselow opens up about his B&W Kampala debut

The main act of this edition’s Blankets and Wine Kampala will be Africa’s top artist, Alikiba  Alikiba alongside HipHop boss The Mith, rising star and ‘stage gladiator’ – Jemimah Sanyu, Afro-fusion multi-instrumentalist –  Giovanni Kiyingi and celebrated ‘crowd mover’ DJ Naselow real names Mugoya Nasser our focus today. This edition will also see the debut […]

Wakiso residents vow to slaughter UNRA officials over money

Wakiso residents vow to slaughter UNRA officials over money

Residents of Bandwe village in Nsangi division, Wakiso district have vowed to maintain their resistance against any further works on the ongoing construction of the Kampala-Entebbe Express Highway if they are not fully compensated by UNRA. They stormed UNRA officials and Chinese contractors who were inspecting the ongoing multibillion road project and demanded immediate explanation […]

AKENA MURDER: Acholi MPs hire private investigator for grief-stricken family

AKENA MURDER: Acholi MPs hire private investigator for grief-stricken family

Members of the Acholi Parliamentary group have convinced the family of Kenneth Watmon Akena, the slain child activist who died under questionable circumstances in a Kampala shooting a week ago to hire private investigators to probe his death. Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South County Member of Parliament, told the TheUgandan the family was not happy […]

Jinja school cook defiles, impregnates his own 16-year-old daughter

Jinja school cook defiles, impregnates his own 16-year-old daughter

A man who raped and impregnated his 16-year-old step daughter will languish in prison after being apprehended by Police. Kalendde Emmanuel, 40, a cook at Busedde College, Bugaya, in Jinja District was arrested by local law enforcement officers from Busedde Police Post on allegations of defiling and impregnating his own daughter who has just completed […]

IGP Kayihura: Alleged killer Kanyamunyu is not connected

IGP Kayihura: Alleged killer Kanyamunyu is not connected

Police chief, General Kale Kayihura has assured the country that the rhetoric of slain Kenneth Akena Watmon’s alleged killer Matthew Kanyamunyu of being connected and protected are false. On Wednesday while attending Akena’s burial at his his ancestral home in Gang Dyang, Pandwong Division, Kitgum Municipality, Gen Kayihura dismissed speculation that big shots in government […]