‘A war of the people of Kyadondo’ firebrand Bobi Wine speaks out as hunt for votes begins

‘A war of the people of Kyadondo’  firebrand Bobi Wine speaks out as hunt for votes begins

Six candidates have been nominated for the Kyadondo East parliamentary by-election in Wakiso district. The seat fell vacant after the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the High Court decision nullifying the election of Apollo Kantinti. Court ruled that there was non-compliance with election rules during the February 18, 2016 elections, including disfranchising the […]

Uganda national boxers stranded as Africa Championship are postponed

Uganda national boxers stranded as Africa Championship are postponed

The national boxing team, Bombers will remain in camp ahead of the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship that has been postponed. “We received communication on Tuesday that the Championship has been pushed to June 17-25,” Fred Kavuma, the publicity secretary of the Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) said. He said the world governing body, AIBA advised the […]

National security at threat as Minister Mbayo cuts ISO budget

National security at threat as Minister Mbayo cuts ISO budget

Legislators on the Presidential Affairs committee of Parliament have queried the reduction in funding towards the Internal Security organization. While meeting Esther Mbayo, the minister for the presidency who oversees the organization the committee requested for a response to the apparent funding gaps the security organization is facing. ISO faces a funding gap of 21.8bn […]

Nambooze still ill, with supposed rubber bullet wounds

Nambooze still ill, with supposed rubber bullet wounds

Doctors advised MP Betty Nambooze to have enough rest over the next five days. The ill health of Nambooze, suspended Democratic Party Vice Chairperson for Buganda Region lead to Friday’s cancellation of a planned meeting for the opposition party in Luweero district. Nambooze was hit by a supposed rubber bullet during running battles in Masaka, where a similar […]

Vipers hope to shatter KCCA FC’s dream

Vipers hope to shatter KCCA FC’s dream

Jorge Miguel Da Costa’s Vipers SC hope to add to Kampala Capital City Authority’s recent woes in Tuesday’s crunch Azam Uganda Premier League title decider to end Mike Mutebi’s bid for the domestic double. KCCA have won one game out of the past five and return to action this Tuesday against Vipers at Phillip Omondi […]

Sudhir’s Forex Bureau closed under unclear circumstances

Sudhir’s Forex Bureau closed under unclear circumstances

Crane Forex Bureau, the first and oldest forex bureau in Uganda has been struck of the list of registered currency operators by the Central Bank. Bank of Uganda Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile on Wednesday announced the development in a statement. Others off the list, which means their Licenses have expired, are Karibu and Redfox. “The public is warned […]

Ssebaggala condemns Mao, Mbidde treatment of ‘bad’ Betty Nambooze

Ssebaggala condemns Mao, Mbidde treatment of ‘bad’ Betty Nambooze

His expression grave and his words emphatic, former Mayor Al Haji Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala declared on Thursday the wrangles in Democratic  Party had crossed “many, many lines” and abruptly changed his views of President Norbert Mao. But he refused to say what the Mukono Municipality MP and the vice chairman of the party in charge […]