Besigye arrested after storming Mumbere court hearing

Besigye arrested after storming Mumbere court hearing

The Forum for Democratic Change’s former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has arrested at the Jinja magistrates court after trying to force his way into where Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere is being tried. Under heavy security escort, Mumbere was on November 29 transferred from Police’s special operations base at Nalufenya to Jinja Chief Magistrate’s Court […]

Myko Ouma braces for Jazz Night

Myko Ouma braces for Jazz Night

The Jazz Evening is back for its closing edition of 2016 at Club Guvnor this Friday and will be headlined by guitar maestro, Myko Ouma. Ouma is a renowned figure in the Jazz and contemporary world of music. After studying Western music at Makerere, he began exploring traditional Ugandan instrumentation. Lois Aber, the Johnnie Walker […]

Ugandans gear up for Black Friday

Ugandans gear up for Black Friday

The countdown to Black Friday has begun already. And retailers across Kampala led by online marketplace Jumia are preparing for an influx of shoppers on the busiest shopping day of the year world over. Other online sellers have stocked up, added more commodities and beefed up online security for the expected Christmas bargain rush. Black […]

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 […]