State slaps Kanyamunyu with murder charges

State slaps Kanyamunyu with murder charges

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has sanctioned murder charges against Mathew Kanyamunyu in connection to the shooting of Kenneth Akena. Akena was shot by unknown people. He reportedly gave a dying declaration to his brother claiming that he was shot dead by the very people who took him to hospital for treatment. The suspects, […]

MTN Kampala Marathon winner Cheptoch in a spot of bother

MTN Kampala Marathon winner Cheptoch in a spot of bother

Long distance runner Bernard Cheptoch has vowed to use his 13th edition of the MTN Kampala Marathon success to further his career. “I want to get a manager who will help me make it to the World Championship,” said Cheptoch who won the men’s 42km race with a time of 02:19:13 during the MTN Marathon […]

Museveni position in Kanyamunyu – Akena ethnicity fanning exposed

Museveni position in Kanyamunyu – Akena ethnicity fanning exposed

New light has being shed on the role President Yoweri Museveni played in containing the ethnic undertones and overtures that have characterised discussions over the unfortunate death of Mr Kenneth Akena. A revelation by former State House intelligence officer Charles Rwomushana on Radio Simba’s flagship Saturday political show, said the Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda Armed […]

Bazungu holidaymakers told to avoid Uganda in 2017

Bazungu holidaymakers told to avoid Uganda in 2017

It’s been called totally wrong by the government. Travel security specialist International SOS have released their annual Travel Risk Map for 2017 and it makes for scary viewing. Uganda carries a high risk status – the threat of terrorism, the biggest worry for holidaymakers at the moment. The map filters risks into medical, travel security […]

Besigye pepper-sprayed, held at Kira Police

Besigye pepper-sprayed, held at Kira Police

As we reported earlier, former leader of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Dr Kizza Besigye who is facing treason charges, has been arrested following his continued attempt to move around the city. Dr Besigye, who is currently being held at Kira Division Police Station, had earlier appeared before the Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s court for […]

Family of Kenneth Akena murder suspect speaks out again

Family of Kenneth Akena murder suspect speaks out again

The family of Mathew Kanyamunyu, the prime suspect in the murder of Kenneth Watmon Akena, a community development officer, who was last Saturday evening shot at Game Store parking lot is speaking out. Kanyamunyu and his lover Cynthia Munwangari have been released on bond by Police after being arrested for alleged shoot and kill incident […]

East African states start united military drills

East African states start united military drills

Uganda will send hundreds of security operatives to Kwale County at the Kenyan coast. This was announced Kenya’s Defence Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo on Friday launched joint field training for over 2,000 military officers from East African Community (EAC) member states. The Director-General of customs and trade at the East Africa Community, Mr Peter Kiguta, […]

Makerere don praises Donald Trump

Makerere don praises Donald Trump

Followed religiously by Ugandans, an extraordinary, unpredictable US presidential race has ended with a final twist – a Donald Trump presidency. And Makerere University economics lecturer Dr. Fred Muhumuza said, “Trump has been very unpredictable. He has been a businessman. His performance is going to depend on how he responds to institutions because American institutions […]

Police slams Besigye over ‘blocked trip to South Africa’ comments

Police slams Besigye over ‘blocked trip to South Africa’ comments

Uganda Police Force came out on Tuesday to condemn the ‘inaccurate accusations’ uttered by opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye in the aftermath of his cancelled trip to South Africa. Dr. Besigye was scheduled to address the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) Conference but his party said that he was blocked as he attempted to leave […]

Dr. Zuma powerfully and poignantly mourns the death of Gen. Oketta

Dr. Zuma powerfully and poignantly mourns the death of Gen. Oketta

In a beautiful statement, South African Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma remembered the life and mourned the death of fallen UPDF General Julius Facki Oketta. In a statement, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission said: “Deeply saddened by the news of the untimely death of Gen. Julius Oketta, who headed African Union’s Mission to fight […]