STDs ravage Busiu town in Mbale, latest infection figures alarming

STDs ravage Busiu town in Mbale, latest infection figures alarming

Authorities at Busiu Health Center III in Busiu Town council in Mbale district have expressed concern over the escalation of Sexually Transmitted Disease-STDs. Daniel Opolot, the acting in charge of Busiu Health Center III, says more than 100 people tested positive for syphilis and gonorrhea last month. According to Opolot, most of those who tested […]

Police speak out on IGP Kayihura’s reported illness, admission to India hospital

Police speak out on IGP Kayihura’s reported illness, admission to India hospital

With Gen. Kale Kayihura’s nemesis Brig. Leopold Kyanda back in Kampala and the rumour mill constantly spilling lines about the Inspector General of Police having been flown to India for urgent hospital treatment, Police spokesman Assan Kasingye has been forced to speak out. Kasingye said says that Kayihura who flew out of the country last Tuesday is in Turkey […]

Kampala traders strike over electricity charges

Kampala traders strike over electricity charges

Almost, all of Kampala’s streets and roads are packed with these opportunistic hustlers. But it gets worse on the plot near the Mini Price junction where Ben Kiwanuka dissects Luwum Street. Here, vendors dealing mostly in second-hand clothes and shoes, occupy more than half of the road, leaving very little space for entrance to shops, […]

Museveni mourns ‘father’ Byanyima at night (PHOTOS)

Museveni mourns ‘father’  Byanyima at night (PHOTOS)

President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday night joined family and friends in Kampala of the late Boniface Byanyima, a man who influenced Ugandan politics from start to finish. The funeral and burial of Mzee Byanyima is likely to be a hot political potato for the government and the opposition in the currently polarized political times, given […]

Police scare voters in Kagoma by-elections

Police scare voters in Kagoma by-elections

Polls are closing in Kagoma County Parliamentary by-elections, where voters today elect a new Member of Parliament but the voters are complaining of feeling intimidated by much Police presence at the polling stations. The voter turn-up is reported to be high with over 40,000 voters estimated to have cast their ballots by press time. James Mugabi, […]

Police made murdered Rwamutwe widow ‘give them Shs500,000’ to catch killers

Police made murdered Rwamutwe widow ‘give them Shs500,000’ to catch killers

In the latest bizarre reports in the murder of Bushenyi district businessman, John Rwamutwe, popularly known as Hedex, corrupt Police detectives alleged solicited Shs500,000 from Mrs. Monicah Rwamutwe in order to track the kidnappers of her husband who was at the time still alive but didn’t. Bushenyi based scribe Wilber Muhwezi-Kasibante,  Mrs. Monicah Rwamutwe said, the police detectives approached […]

Museveni gov’t over-harassing journalists – EU

Museveni gov’t over-harassing journalists – EU

The European Union delegation in Uganda has urged government entities and security forces to respect the diversity of media and difference of opinion, in order to avoid harassing of journalists. This is contained in a joint statement delivered by the Danish Ambassador to Uganda, Mogens Pedersen, at the 2017 World Press Freedom Day National Conference […]

Shs 300 million staked on Chinese Kikoni serial killer’s head

Shs 300 million staked on Chinese Kikoni serial killer’s head

A heavy bounty has been placed on finding the man – a highly trained professional in engineering and electronical field, who is a lead suspect in a case in which two Chinese women were killed by stabbing in a Kampala suburb of Kikoni, west of Makerere University on February, 15 in the first case of kidnap […]

Heart-wrenching grief as singer Angella Katatumba talks about dead father ‘hiding cancer’

Heart-wrenching grief as singer Angella Katatumba talks about dead father ‘hiding cancer’

Heart straining sorrow from local musician Angella Katatumba who on Thursday morning lost her father, Bonney Katatumba, who succumbed to colon cancer. “I love and miss you soooo much Papa. I know you are in heaven with your beloved parents, brothers, and friends having a wonderful reunion and watching over us,” Angella said. “It was […]

Ms. Museveni’s ministry hit by Shs14 billion scandal, spent Shs168M on one teacher in single day

Ms. Museveni’s ministry hit by Shs14 billion scandal, spent  Shs168M on one teacher in single day

As the country is still coming to terms with the Shs6 billion oil cash payout, another scandal has been unearthed in the Ministry of Education. According to available information, the Ministry of Education spent Shs14 billion on a single workshop that was intended to skill teachers of vocational training schools ( BTVET). This misappropriation was […]

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