Fallen Brig. Kyabihende married sisters, sired 40 children – reports

Fallen Brig. Kyabihende married sisters, sired 40 children – reports

Colleagues have described Brig Geoffrey Kyabihende, Uganda’s fallen Defence attaché to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a shrewd, outgoing man who enjoyed the finer things of life and a good ‘dance’. Word has it that during his stint as UPDF 3rd Division Commander where he was deputized by the late Maj. Gen. Levi Karuhanga, the […]

Museveni ‘lying about new age’ says NRA Colonel (rtd)

Museveni ‘lying about new age’ says NRA Colonel (rtd)

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni’s age has long been up for debate but his latest exposures have been rubbished by his political rival, fourtime presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye. The Ugandan government has consistently said he was born in 1944, but before last year’s general election the opposition accused Mr Museveni of lying, insisting he wasn’t […]

NRM’s Sitenda Sebalu casts vote, roars in hot Kyadondo East by-election

NRM’s Sitenda Sebalu casts vote, roars in hot Kyadondo East by-election

The ruling National Resistance Movement candidate in the Kyadondo East by-election flag bearer Sitenda Sebalu has finished casting his vote at Yogemu Primary School Polling Station in Masooli parish. While speaking to media after casting his vote, Sebalu said he is sure the public will vote him to power because of the good things NRM has […]

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 […]

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