New PPS Kamukama to have Amelia Kyambadde’s powers

New PPS Kamukama to have Amelia Kyambadde’s powers

State House staff are excited about the prospect of working with new Principle Private Secretary Molly Nuwe Kamukama. Ms Kamukama previously political assistant in the office of the NRM chairperson officially assumed her new office today from the outgoing PPS Mary Amajo in a function witnessed by Heads of Units of State House. “Our new […]

Museveni ministers should resign MP posts, court told

Museveni ministers should resign MP posts, court told

Two people have petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging the retention of parliamentary seats by persons appointed to serve as ministers in Government. The petitioners, Isaac Wadada and Hakim Nsimbe, referring to themselves as concerned citizens, contend that the practice offends article 113 (4) of the Constitution. Although the article mandates the president to appoint ministers […]

Makerere VC’s cars to be auctioned over Shs. 56million debt

Makerere VC’s cars to be auctioned over Shs. 56million debt

Hard times have continued to hit the top leadership of East Africa’s oldest and biggest university, Makerere. The latest news reaching us reveals that the Kampala High Court’s Execution division has issued an order was to enable the bailiffs auction Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu’s car is set to be auctioned together with […]

Kanyamunyu brothers, girlfriend remanded to Luzira prison over Akena murder

Kanyamunyu brothers, girlfriend remanded to Luzira prison over Akena murder

City businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu, 39, his Burundian girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari aged 26 and his elder Joseph Kanyamunyu (40) have been charged with murder and remanded to prison after they appeared before Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi at the Nakawa Magistrates’ Courts on a joint murder charge. It is alleged by prosecution’s Anne Ntimba that the […]

Besigye rallies idle Makerere students to protest Museveni decision

Besigye rallies idle Makerere students to protest Museveni decision

Opposition kingpin Dr. Kizza Besigye has given government a ten-day ultimatum to reopen Makerere University. President Yoweri Museveni at the beginning of November shut down the country’s largest university following what the state described as student riots. Now Besigye has said he is calling for national protests and insisted the Visitation Committee put in place […]

Witness explains how Desh Kananura murdered his Panamera bar employee

Witness explains how Desh Kananura murdered his Panamera bar employee

City businessman Andrew Kananura, commonly known as Desh’s former employee Taika Emmanuel on Monday told court he was present when his fellow workers was   murdered at Panamera bar. Taika Emmanuel said was working as a service associate on September 31, 2012 at Panamera Bar when Desh, his brother Raymond Kananura and three others; Cyrus Maganda, […]

Beaten WBS TV journalists’ case: Police boss grilled

Beaten WBS TV journalists’ case: Police boss grilled

Buganda Road Court has ordered the former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye to defend himself against charges of assaulting a WBS TV journalist Andrew Lwanga. This after Presiding Grade one magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu perused the evidence of  the 6 prosecution witnesses and found it sufficient to warrant ASP Mwesigye  defend himself. The State contends that […]

MP Kabaziguruka prays for abolishing of Uganda military courts

MP Kabaziguruka prays for abolishing of Uganda military courts

Nakawa Municipality MP Micheal Kabaziguruka has petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking to declare that the General Court Martial and other military courts as unconstitutionally established Mr Kabaziguruka who is facing treachery charges in the Army court at Makindye says these courts are merely tribunals set up for purposes of disciplining errant military officials and not courts of […]

Makerere students battle Museveni in High Court

Makerere students battle Museveni in High Court

A group of six students from the Makerere Law School have gone to the High Court seeking orders to immediately re-open their University that was closed on 1st /November 2016 on directives of President Museveni. These including Sam Ssekyewa, Moses Mushime, Francis Kibombo, Cissy Nabatanzi, Emmanuel Kanyesigye and John Robert  Turyakira claim the president who […]

MP Otto threatens to exhume Kenneth Akena’s body

MP Otto threatens to exhume Kenneth Akena’s body

In a rather erratic way, Aruu County Member of Parliament Odonga Otto has sworn to rally the family of Kenneth Watmon Akena and exhume his body if Police don’t convict his alleged killer, city businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu.   We wouldn’t expect any family member of the deceased community development officer, who was last Saturday evening […]