UNTOLD TRUTH: How human organs are harvested, trafficked in Uganda

UNTOLD TRUTH: How human organs are harvested, trafficked in Uganda

In 2009 when reports first emerged that deceitful doctors and nurses at state-run Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala were medically putting out of action ‘half dead’ boda boda accidents’ victims of conscience to sell their organs, it seemed too horrible to be true. However, a new case involving unsuspecting refugees is about to blow […]

Arua Golf Course ‘ungentlemanly’ turned into vendors market by government

Arua Golf Course ‘ungentlemanly’ turned into vendors market by government

Sometimes well-connected individuals attain so much power that even senior government functionaries find it expedient to blink first. Instead of retaking possession of a recently encroached sports facility in the heart of the Arua Municipality, the town clerk, Otim Andrew Kibwota has decided to work on retroactively legalising the act. The controversial official has stated […]

Janet Museveni blamed for withholding Uganda Cranes’ Shs7.5 billion Nations Cup money

Janet Museveni blamed for withholding Uganda Cranes’ Shs7.5 billion Nations Cup money

Uganda’s return to the continent’s biggest sporting extravaganza is in jeopardy after it was revealed local football governing body, Fufa have been hit by cash crunch over the delay in release of a government cash-advance. Decolas Kiiza, the Fufa head of Finance reckons that the Treasury has failed to disburse funds amounting to Shs7.5 billion […]

‘Yes I am gay, bisexual, a defiler, a rapist’ Andrew Mwenda responds to ‘mentally retarded’ Besigye supporters

‘Yes I am gay, bisexual, a defiler, a rapist’ Andrew Mwenda responds to ‘mentally retarded’ Besigye supporters

Controversial journalist, political operative and lobbyist Andrew Mwenda has responded to allegations that he is gay by government critic who goes by the name Tom Voltaire Okwalinga a.k.a TVO on social media platforms. On Christmas day, Okwalinga had suggested that Andrew Mwenda’s tirade against opposition and Kizza Besigye supporters where he called them shallow was […]

Besigye son is trending on Twitter —after FDC chief claimed he didn’t raise him

Besigye son is trending on Twitter —after FDC chief claimed he didn’t raise him

If you participate in any form of social media, you’ve probably heard of Mirundi’s Law: that inevitably, if any Internet discussion goes on long enough, someone will compare something to Museveni. There is, I think another law: that defending the indefensible on Twitter will get you trending. It worked for it is working for the […]

Uganda’s bead king Gateja doing historic Nairobi showcase

Uganda’s bead king Gateja doing historic Nairobi showcase

As the team at TheUgandan wishes you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, we’ll bring you details about locally bred artist and jeweller, Sanaa Gateja’s high profile exhibition. The Gateja exhibition besides the art of five East African artists who the exhibition’s curator calls ‘pioneers’ have been on display from December 17 […]

Micho axes 9 Uganda Cranes players ahead of Afcon

Micho axes 9 Uganda Cranes players ahead of Afcon

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has chopped his 40-man provisional squad on Friday after an intensive five days of residential training came to an end. The Serbian tactician has dropped nine of the 25 previously summoned locally based from the Uganda squad currently preparing for the top African football showpiece, where they are […]

New Ebola experimental vaccine ‘highly effective’

New Ebola experimental vaccine ‘highly effective’

Ebola outbreaks have hit Uganda four times since the virus was first discovered. However, compared to West Africa, the Pearl of Africa has been quick to contain it. But as 2016 winds up, an experimental vaccine has been found to be highly effective against the deadly Ebola virus. The trial was conducted in Guinea – […]

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