Buganda Kingdom toughens stance against Age limit removal by Museveni

Buganda Kingdom toughens stance against Age limit removal by Museveni

Buganda Kingdom is calling on the central Government to allow Ugandans determine their destiny, in regard to the Presidential age limit bill currently before the legal committee of Parliament. The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga, while addressing the Kingdom Parliament – The Lukiiko – at Bulange Mengo on Monday said the removal of the […]

Youth vow to take ‘Tojikwatako’ wear symbolic red headbands in protest at Uganda Cranes vs Ghana

Youth vow to take ‘Tojikwatako’ wear symbolic red headbands in protest at Uganda Cranes vs Ghana

Members of the Uganda Young Democrats-UYD have today launched a new campaign to block the constitutional amendment on the presidential age. The campaign will involve a procession to parliament every Tuesday by teams dressed in red and engagements with the legal and parliamentary affairs committee. The committee has the mandate to scrutinize the bill and […]

Gov’t speaks out after grenades are ‘thrown’ at Bobi Wine, Ssewanyana’s residences

Gov’t speaks out after grenades are ‘thrown’ at Bobi Wine, Ssewanyana’s residences

Government spokesman Mr. Ofwono Opondo says the flash bang grenades at opposition MPs’ residences could be scare tactics to frame government as the walk to work protests return to express dissatisfaction against the presidential age limit removal from Uganda’s Constitution.. We reported that here have been confirmed reports that grenades were reportedly dropped at the residences […]

Family members ‘living in fear’ after Kaweesi killing

Family members ‘living in fear’ after Kaweesi killing

As Police investigations into all possible clues in the gruesome killing of Assistant Inspector General of Police, Andrew Felix Kaweesi continue, his family members have asked for protection. About 25 members of the bereaved family who held a closed-door meeting at the slain officer’s city home in Kulambiro, Nakawa Division on Wednesday, speaking in low […]

Flooding kills 16 people after heavy rains lash Rubanda

Flooding kills 16 people after heavy rains lash Rubanda

At least 16 people have been killed by flooding in Uganda’s hilly district of Rubanda District near Kabale, after heavy monsoon rains hit the sprawling Nfasha Trading Centre, Ikamiro Parish overnight, officials said on Wednesday. According to District Police Commander, Mr Ramathan Tai, the deaths occurred around 4am on Tuesday bringing down nine houses and […]

Tooro assets must be returned, Museveni minister claims

Tooro assets must be returned, Museveni minister claims

The Minister of Local Government, Tom Butiime has assured Tooro Kingdom on government’s commitment to return its assets. Tooro is demanding more than 150 assets including land and buildings from the government. The assets are located in Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo and Kyegegwa districts. The Kingdom also has assets in Kasese and Bundibugyo, which were formerly […]

Why Museveni snubbed King Oyo’s 22nd coronation anniversary

Why Museveni snubbed King Oyo’s 22nd coronation anniversary

King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV of Tooro has been celebrating his 22 coronation anniversary in Kabarole District and the ceremony which is expected to be graced by President Museveni as the chief guest. But Mr. Museveni on Friday instead travelled abroad as a special guest of honour at the National Defence College of […]

Masindi gets multi-billion water works

Masindi gets multi-billion water works

In a bid to improve water supply services in Masindi Town and the surrounding areas, NWSC using her internally generated resources has commissioned a 2.2 billion Project with an aim of improving water production at Kiyanja water works Masindi. The Water Production Improvement Project, which was designed in-house and directly supervised by NWSC Engineers entailed […]

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