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 […]

EC’s Jotham Taremwa explains pre-ticked ballots in Kagoma by-election

EC’s Jotham Taremwa explains pre-ticked ballots in Kagoma by-election

As vote counting continues in Kagoma County Parliamentary by-elections, where voters today elect a new Member of Parliament, the Electoral Commission (EC), reacted after voters caught a pre-ticked ballot paper being issued. Daily Monitor said an issuing officer at Buwenge polling station appeared to have pre-ticked a ballot paper before issuing it to a voter, triggering suspicion […]

OIL CURSE: Ushs1 billion chewed by Ministry of Justice bosses

OIL CURSE: Ushs1 billion chewed by Ministry of Justice bosses

The Ministry of Justice has failed to account for over Ushs1 billion, part of the supplementary expenditure it received to facilitate an oil arbitration case between the Ugandan Government and Heritage Oil Ltd. The Ministry was part of a team set up to defend Uganda in an appeal filed by Heritage Oil before the London […]

Hima training more masons, foremen

Hima training more masons, foremen

As Uganda’s real estate sector continues to expand, widening the skill set of masons, foremen and contractors is becoming an important aspect. This skilling gap is what building solutions company, Hima Cement is bridging. They have launched a Builders’ Academy Program where masons are trained on issues such as concrete mixing ratios, site management, contracts costing and site […]

Nakumatt closing more Ugandan supermarkets as Shs525 billion debt bites

Nakumatt closing more Ugandan supermarkets as Shs525 billion debt bites

Kenyan-owned Nakumatt Supermarkets has announced plans to close its poorly performing branches in Kenya and Uganda as part of cost-cutting measures aimed at saving the retailer Sh52.5 billion annually. One of Nakumatt Supermarket’s nine branches in Katwe, Uganda,  last month closed following rent arrears running into millions of shillings, highlighting the depth of the retailer’s […]

Uganda reviews UK human rights report

Uganda reviews UK human rights report

Uganda, represented by the Permanent Mission in Geneva, is participating in the 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva. The session will run from 1 The session will run from 1st to 12th May 2017. The 27th session also marks the beginning of the 3rd […]

Besigye’s FDC push food drive

Besigye’s FDC push food drive

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change party has  partnered with the Citizen’s Relief Initiative (CRI), a civil society organisation, to mobilise relief for the needy people across the country. The function is at POWESA offices along kabaka anjagala road next to Bulange Mengo where CRI also launched its food stores. FDC’s Joyce Sebugwawo who also is […]

‘f**k you Museveni’ Nyanzi abuses President and Janet at Kampala High Court

‘f**k you Museveni’ Nyanzi abuses President and Janet at Kampala High Court

“..f**k the state..f**k you Museveni..f**k you Janet…f**k you justice Elizabeth,”angry Makerere University academician Dr. Stella Nyanzi said on being sent back to Luzira prison till May 10, 2017. This was after High Court Judge, Elizabeth Kabanda, who is hearing the case only recommending that Magistrate’s court “expeditiously” hears her bail application. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda delivering […]