Soroti hosts EADB medical training for cancer

Soroti hosts EADB medical training for cancer

The East African Development Bank in partnership with the British Council and the Royal College of Physicians have concluded yet another medical training of selected medical practitioners in Eastern Uganda. The training which took place in Soroti, is part of a medical training programme that EADB is carrying out across four East African countries aimed at […]

Police ‘protects’ NRM boss who thumped a journalist

Police ‘protects’ NRM boss who thumped a journalist

Police is under the spotlight for mismanaging investigations into a criminal assault case filed by journalist Edward Bindhe against National Resistance Movement party spokesperson Rogers Mulindwa. Masaka Grade One Magistrate Adams Byarugaba on Tuesday acquitted Mulindwa of assault and malicious damage to property, charges brought against him in 2015 when he is said to have […]

Sam Kuteesa orders Kyambogo, KIU to sack North Korean lecturers

Sam Kuteesa orders Kyambogo, KIU to sack North Korean lecturers

As the world is coming to terms with the unfortunate story of Otto Warmbier,  who has died days after being brought back to the United States in a coma from North Korea. Warmbier was returned to his family in Ohio just a week ago after spending 17 months in North Korea under Kim Jong-un where […]

Museveni goes through controversy-dogged Entebbe-Expressway

Museveni goes through controversy-dogged Entebbe-Expressway

President Museveni has Monday made on-spot assessment of the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway on his way to his residence State House, Entebbe. Photo captions from his aides indicated that Mr. Museveni was on his way from Wakiso District. Going by the President’s facial expressions, he didn’t look impressed by the delays to the project by the contractor, China Construction […]

‘Please forgive us’, Uganda apolgises to China after Museveni named two Chinese ‘diplomats’ in the illegal sale of ivory

‘Please forgive us’, Uganda apolgises to China after Museveni named two Chinese ‘diplomats’ in the illegal sale of ivory

Uganda has on Monday formally apologised to China over allegations that its embassy diplomats were participating in illegal ivory trade. In a statement from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Chinese aren’t accredited diplomats with the Embassy of China in Uganda, Uganda Foreign Affairs Ministry Permanent Secretary Amb Patrick Mugoya’s office said. Kampala said the two men Museveni […]

Councillors protest Musisi arrogance as Centenary Park demolition kicks off

Councillors protest Musisi arrogance as Centenary Park demolition kicks off

Kawempe division Lord Councilor; Muhammad Segirinya, former Kampala Central division Mayor Godfrey Nyakana and a host of other city leaders have Monday camped at Centenary Park to block a planned demolition for a sewerage pipeline and fly-over. They attacked the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi over using excessive force to take the land […]

Amin kicked out of Ugandan Parliament

Amin kicked out of Ugandan Parliament

Another President Yoweri Museveni loyalist in the August House has lost an election case. Kibanda North Member of Parliament Taban Idi Amin Tampo has lost his seat after the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of his opponent today. Justices Stephen Kavuma, Cheborion Barishaki and Paul Kahaibale Mugamba ordered the Electoral Commission to hold fresh […]

Besigye starts ‘Nalufenya Must Fall’ revolt

Besigye starts ‘Nalufenya Must Fall’ revolt

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye, together with councillors from Kawempe Division, has demanded immediate closure of Nalufenya police station, a facility that is at the centre of the recent torture allegations. Councillors led by Harris Akampurira, who represents Makerere University, launched a campaign code-named ‘Nalufenya Must Fall’ saying that they were not satisfied with […]

Stella Nyanzi attacks President Museveni again

Stella Nyanzi attacks President Museveni again

Makerere University academic Dr Stella Nyanzi made a return to in Buganda road court on Monday, May 22, 2017, part of her bail conditions. Nyanzi, who is a single mother of three pre-teen children, was arrested by security agents at a rally on 7 April and was charged with cyber harassment for calling President Museveni […]

HAPPENING: Meeting for UTL winding up on

HAPPENING: Meeting for UTL winding up on

A creditors meeting that will decide the fate of Uganda’s oldest telecom company – Uganda Telecom (UTL) is ongoing in Kampala. TheUgandan reported about the how top managers of UTL, CEO Mark Shoebridge,  board chair Stephen Kaboyo and Corporation Secretary David Nambale were recently sacked to pave way for investigations into the company operations. Evelyn […]

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