Lira woman arrested for enticing teenage girls

Lira woman arrested for enticing teenage girls

Police in Lira have arrested a 29-year-old woman on allegations that she is luring young girls into lesbianism. The woman who confessed to the offense was found making love with a 15 year old girl at her Senior Quarters home in Lira town on Monday. The North Kyoga regional police spokesperson, Mr David Ongom Mudong, […]

Post-Kiggundu era at EC starts Tuesday

Post-Kiggundu era at EC starts Tuesday

The inability to organise the Local Council One and Two elections is the only major regret for former Electoral Commission Chairman, Dr Badru Kiggundu. This will be one of the first tasks Court of Appeal Judge Simon Mugenyi Byabakama who will be sworn in on Tuesday next week will tackle. Byabakama will to replace Mr […]

OIL CASH BONANZA: Tullow leaves Uganda, $900million assets sold to Total

OIL CASH BONANZA: Tullow leaves Uganda, $900million assets sold to Total

Photo by Justin Dralaze Ziras/Reuters TV British oil firm Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) has Monday announced that it has agreed a substantial farm-down of its assets in Uganda to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (Total). The news comes hours before Uganda’s Parliament investigates the much anticipated debate on the now controversial bonus payments to selected government officials […]

Govt blocks all Ugandans from discussing Shs6 billion ‘presidential handshake’

Govt blocks all Ugandans from discussing Shs6 billion ‘presidential handshake’

The Constitutional Court has issued an interim order, to block parliament from discussing on its floor Uganda Revenue Authority’s decision to reward civil servants with over Shs6 billion (£1.3m) for their work on a court case the government won against UK firm Heritage Oil Company. On Monday afternoon, Deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma issued the […]

Katakwi residents protest, vow to slaughter over 70 buffaloes

Katakwi residents protest, vow to slaughter over 70 buffaloes

Residents of Obwobwo parish, in Ongongoja sub county, Katakwi district are protesting against the continued invasion by wild animals into their agricultural gardens. The area which borders Maseniko-Bokora game reserve, running from Napak to Moroto district has seen several wild animals cross over and destroy crops in the neighboring gardens which is their source of […]

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Global bus, taxi accident in Lwengo kills 14

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Global bus, taxi accident in Lwengo kills 14

A taxi driver’s attempt to dodge a cow which was crossing the road has Wednesday morning led to a fatal accident in Lwengo involving a bus and Fuso truck. A taxi, registtation No. UAX 715G travelling from Lyantonde District to Kampala collided with a Global coach bus registration number UAU 710U and a Fuso truck loaded […]

Prime Minister’s aide recklessly kills three in Arua

Prime Minister’s aide recklessly kills three in Arua

Things change in the blink of an eye in Uganda. Rushing from enjoying the Christmas holidays with his family, Michael Openytho, an accountant with the Office of the Prime Minister based in Arua district is in trouble for knocking dead a boda boda rider and his two passengers. According to West Nile based URN journalist, […]

Journalist who stole Joy Biira’s Mercedes Benz charged

Journalist who stole Joy Biira’s Mercedes Benz charged

Embattled KTN reporter and news anchor Joy Doreen Biira is not yet done with headlines going into the new year. Her friend and fellow journalist at Standard Media Group journalist Aaron Obudho Ochieng was on Tuesday charged with stealing the treason-bearing Ugandan reporter’s Mercedes Benz E200. The vehicle was stolen from the company’s parking lot […]

EU gives Uganda sh30b after impressive financial management

EU gives Uganda sh30b after impressive financial management

With Uganda’s Finance Ministry reforms heralded the best in East Africa and possibly continent-wide, the European Union has given the country a new $8m (about sh30billion). Signed on Friday by EU’s head of delegation to Uganda, Christian Schmidt, the new grant has been advanced because the block is happy with the government reforms in public […]

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