Am a boomerang, fired Gen. Katumba Wamala warns Museveni

Am a boomerang, fired Gen. Katumba Wamala warns Museveni

The previous army chief General Katumba Wamala has been made a junior Minister for Works in the government after serving as the top army official since 2013, a departure seen as a demotion but the firing is being celebrated by  locals in Kalangala Ssese, as a blessing in disguising. The decorated army man has told […]

Defiant Burkina Faso hold Cameroon

Defiant Burkina Faso hold Cameroon

FT: Burkina Faso 1-1 Cameroon Skipper Benjamin Moukandjo’s superbly curled a free-kick into the left corner was cancelled out by a close range Issoufou Dayo’s header as in Libreville’s Stade de l’Amitie to register the second stalemate on the opening day of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The Group A match had plenty of […]

Underdogs Guinea-Bissau spring Nations Cup history, Uganda arrives

Underdogs Guinea-Bissau spring Nations Cup history, Uganda arrives

Africa’s prestigious 2017 Africa Cup of Nations has kicked off on Saturday with debutants and shock qualifiers Guinea-Bissau stunning hosts Gabon by pulling off a 1-1 draw in Libreville. The cagey game saw Gabon had taken the lead on 50 minutes when superstar Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turned in Denis Bouanga’s cross-shot but Juary […]

BYANYIMA: Acholi soldiers killed Kanyamunyu’s father; Acholi policemen haunting Bahima

BYANYIMA: Acholi soldiers killed Kanyamunyu’s father; Acholi policemen haunting Bahima

As Ugandans closely follow the infamous Kanyamunyu/Akena murder case, Aruu County Member of Parliament Odonga Otto’s acts of trying to block former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye’s wife Ms Winnie Byanyima from entering to court as she came to stand surety for the accused, her nephew Mathew Kanyamunyu, his girlfriend Ms Cynthia Munwangari and his […]

Museveni fires Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, Col. Kulaigye in latest reshuffle

Museveni fires Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, Col. Kulaigye in latest reshuffle

President Museveni has again shook up the army leadership. In the latest changes announced Friday morning, the UPDF spokesperson Lt Col Paddy Ankunda has been replaced by Brig Richard Karemire, formerly deputy CMI boss. UPDF chief political commissioner, Col Felix Kulaigye has also been replaced by Col Henry Matsiko, formerly working under president’s office. Col. […]

Museveni promotes Joseph Musanyufu to Gen. Mbadi’s JCoS

Museveni promotes Joseph Musanyufu to Gen. Mbadi’s JCoS

President Yoweri Museveni has promoted one of his most trusted soldiers, Maj. General Joseph Musanyufu, 54, to become new Uganda Peoples Defence Forces Joint Chief of Staff in this week’s reshuffle of army commanders. Gen. Museveni, the Commander in Chief of the armed forces had left the sensitive position vacant on Tuesday morning when the […]

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