Shocking figures, Police to spend Sh44 billion on tear gas

Shocking figures, Police to spend Sh44 billion on tear gas

Have you ever wondered how much Gen. Kale Kayihura’s Police Force spends on wages every month? Have you ever wondered why four-time presidential candidate Kizza Besigye will still be the teargas president of Africa in 2017? Well, the Uganda Police Force has tabled its 2017/18 Financial Year budget in which it intends to spend Shs505 […]

Usain Bolt stripped of Olympic gold medal over banned drugs

Usain Bolt stripped of Olympic gold medal over banned drugs

Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his Olympic medals, but it’s not the world record holder’s fault. Bolt had previously laid claim to the title of ‘triple-triple’ Olympic champion after gold medals in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m at three successive Olympic games. But one of those medals – attained in the relay […]

Kakumiro woman arrested for slaughtering co-wife like a goat

Kakumiro woman arrested for slaughtering co-wife like a goat

Police in Kakumiro District have arrested and detained a woman on allegations of mercilessly killing her 19 year-old co-wife with the help of her eldest son after a domestic disagreement. The suspect is a resident of Entebbe Village, Kikoora parish, Kakindo Sub County in Kakumiro District. TheUgandan has learnt from close sources to the family […]

Chaos at Busoga University as students protest against closure and

Chaos at Busoga University as students protest against closure and

Busoga University was on Tuesday morning rocked by chaos and counter engagements between students and the police following the closure of the university on allegations of awarding fake degrees. Speaking to our reporter, Nasibu Nditta the Iganga District Police Commander said that the students were blocked from holding demonstrations because they did not apply for police […]

Uganda Police bosses will misuse sh506b budget – Judith Nabakooba

Uganda Police bosses will misuse sh506b budget – Judith Nabakooba

Former Police officer  turned politician  Judith Nabakooba has Tuesday revealed Parliament’s fear, that Police may misuse their sh506b budget in 2017/18 financial year. Mityana District Woman MP Nabakooba, a former deputy police political commissar now chairs the Parliamentary committee on defense and internal affairs which has temporary sent the Uganda Police Force team led by Kania […]

Top Museveni soldier dies mysteriously

Top Museveni soldier dies mysteriously

Another member of the powerful Uganda Peoples Defence Force General Court Martial (GCM) panel has died Capt. Tom Amee,  collapsed at his home in the barracks in Bombo two days ago and he was transferred to Nakasero Hospital where he breathed his last, according to Maj. John Bizimana, the Registrar of the seven man panel of the Makindye […]

It’s time to face door: Gen Mugisha Muntu leaving Najjanankumbi

It’s time to face door: Gen Mugisha Muntu leaving Najjanankumbi

Gen Mugisha Muntu, the president of the biggest opposition party in Uganda is set to be replaced. Opposition Forum for Democratic Change has set November 2 when the new president will take over the reins. The party Deputy Secretary General Harold Kaija told journalists at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi that the current party president’s […]

Kakira Sugar’s $36 million ethanol distillery opened

Kakira Sugar’s $36 million ethanol distillery opened

President Museveni has commissioned an ethanol distillery at Kakira Sugar Factory in Jinja on Monday. The $36 million facility established by the Madhvani family will produce 20 million litres of ethanol annually. Kakira Sugar also produces industrial grade sugar used by pharmaceuticals in production of syrups, sugar-coating tablets and also in soft drinks. President commended […]