West Nile bus owners defy govt directive to quit Arua Park for Namayiba

West Nile bus owners defy govt directive to quit Arua Park for Namayiba

Backed with massive support from legislators from West Nile, buses plying the Northern, West Nile have been allowed to stay at Arua Park instead of shifting to Namayiba Bus Terminal as earlier ordered. The suspension follows the area MPs of the affected businessmen on Wednesday appealing to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga over why bus operators were […]

Kenya makes a kill from Ugandan tourists

Kenya makes a kill from Ugandan tourists

Ugandans spent hundreds of millions visiting neighbouring Kenya in the first 10 months of this year according to data released by the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB). Uganda was the fourth largest market for Kenya with high arrivals just behind the United States (82,363), United Kingdom (80,821) and India (54,983) as the top three. Between January […]

‘You are a confused president’, MP Mathias Mpuuga responds to Museveni

‘You are a confused president’, MP Mathias Mpuuga responds to Museveni

Masaka municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga has continued his verbal attacks on President Yoweri Museveni on Monday, December 19, over the government’s anti-poverty programmes. Mpuuga using his favourite medium, Facebook once again openly criticised NRM’s flagship project, Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), asking the president to stop the confusion and misleading the people of Masaka. The Democratic […]

People flee bad odour-filled Kasese as corpses rot away

People flee bad odour-filled Kasese as corpses rot away

There has been a mass exodus from the restive Kasese town as bodies of policemen who died in clashes with the guards of the king of Rwenzururu are being transported to the main police station in the area. There are more corpses than refrigerators at the health facility’s morgue, leaving others to decay. Locals say […]

Judge who freed Kizza Besigye from Luzira transferred to Mpigi

Judge who freed Kizza Besigye from Luzira transferred to Mpigi

Uganda’s Principal Judge Dr Yorokamu Bamwiine has with immediate effect transferred High Court Judge Wilson Musalu Museni who granted FDC’s former presidential candidate Col Dr Kizza Besigye bail from Luzira Prison, having been on remand for weeks on treason charges. Besigye was charged with treason and remanded to Luzira prison in May this year before […]

Police, army put Rwenzururu King Mumbere under house arrest after Kabarole shootings

Police, army put Rwenzururu King Mumbere under house arrest after Kabarole shootings

Hundreds of military and police commandoes have besieged the cultural institution of Rwenzururu in Kasese town following the military operations that started on Thursday in Rwenzori region. The security officers majorly Uganda Peoples Defence Force commandoes pitched camp outside the royal palace of Obusinga bwa Rwenzururu since last night. Several others are deployed at the royal […]