Govt deploys emergence ambulances to counter Xmas accidents

Govt deploys emergence ambulances to counter Xmas accidents

As survivors narrate their ordeals from Kyenjojo KALITA bus accident and social media still awash with photos of the wreckage of the bus that was on Friday afternoon involved in the accident, the Ministry of Health has decided to act fast and save lives. They have deployed a fleet of fully equipped and staffed ambulances […]

All about 2016’s last Blankets and Wine Kampala

All about 2016’s last Blankets and Wine Kampala

The 15th edition of Blankets and Wine Kampala lived up to its billing as it had been promised. The event that took place on Sunday at the Lugogo Cricket Oval has absolutely cemented itself as the must attend event on Uganda’s social calendar. From the lineup of artistes, the festivities, the guest list, to the […]

Makerere lecturers vow to strike again in February 2017

Makerere lecturers vow to strike again in February 2017

  Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) has suspended strike following vote by lecturers in which 81 lecturers voted for suspension of the strike and 56 voted for its continuation but with a clear grace period. ALSO READ: Makerere defeats USA’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology at TechCon 2016 The suspension of the strike comes after […]

I will restore granaries: President Museveni

I will restore granaries: President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has announced that funds meant to construct roads will be diverted to cater for millions on the verge of starvation in the country. He said: “People should restore granaries to store food, grow drought-resistant crops and engage in commercial agriculture for food and income security.” “When you go to the bush and […]

Ugandans complain about seeing old photos on Facebook

Ugandans complain about seeing old photos on Facebook

There have been several claims of outdated posts being re-shared on users’ timelines without their permission. Though the cause of the issue is unknown, the timing has people wondering if the glitch is related to the new version of Facebook’s app on iOS, which came out recently, or the recent Year in Review feature. Earlier […]

Govt buries 52 unclaimed Ugandans in Kasese mass graves (PHOTOS)

Govt buries 52 unclaimed Ugandans in Kasese mass graves (PHOTOS)

The overall commander of the field force unit, Uganda Police Force SCP Kaali Fadhil has led religious leaders and volunteers in the burial process 52 unidentified people who were killed in Kasese clashes between security forces and Rwenzururu Royal guards last weekend. The burial of the 52 unidentified bodies was Sunday morning effected at Rukoki […]

Nigerians arrested at Entebbe smuggling drugs worth Shs2.6 billion

Nigerians arrested at Entebbe smuggling drugs worth Shs2.6 billion

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emirian Kayima has revealed that A mother and her daughter have been arrested at Entebbe Int. airport as they tried to smuggle drugs worth Shs1.365billion each destined for to Nigeria through Ethiopia. Anugo Agness Ogwal 76 and her daughter Anugo Gloria 35 both of Nigerian descent have been arrested at Entebbe […]

Uganda fires back at Amnesty International over ‘extrajudicial executions’ in Kasese

Uganda fires back at Amnesty International over ‘extrajudicial executions’ in Kasese

Government has denied allegations that its security forces committed human rights abuses during operations against separatists loyal to a local monarch in the western town of Kasese. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are urging an independent investigation after images appeared on social media showing dead bodies with hands tied behind their backs, dumped after […]