Tabliqs sue government over Nakasero mosque raid

Tabliqs sue government over Nakasero mosque raid

Muslim faithful have dragged government to court over the recent raid of Nakasero Mosque by joint security agencies. According to the three petitioners, the government security agencies made off with a number of valuables including cameras, computers, mobile phones, and unspecified, amounts of money. The security agencies are also reported to have taken compact disks […]

Kizza Besigye forms own government, vows to oust Museveni in 2017

Kizza Besigye forms own government, vows to oust Museveni in 2017

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has described 2016 as a terrible year in his first press conference of 2017 and vowed to overthrow President Yoweri Museveni’s NRM government. Dr Besigye, a former doctor to Mr Museveni, has unsuccessfully challenged him four times and was in the space of five years arrested 39 times for […]

Panic as rebels takeover UPDF uniforms

Panic as rebels takeover UPDF uniforms

Alleged robbery, paid for murders, fake arms deals, torture are some of the indifferent scandals that have rocked the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces this year seeming curtailing their gallant work of defending the country. Now the biggest challenge the national army is facing is the panic going to unprecedented levels after all the army uniform […]

Ugandans to pay through the nose to use electricity

Ugandans to pay through the nose to use electricity

Ugandans will start paying through their noses following government approval to increase power tariffs by 10 per cent. With effect from January 1, homes and kiosk owners will pay a whooping Shs696.9 from Shs623.6 for each unit. The rate of each of the first 15 units remained unchanged at Shs150. This increase is from Shs623.6, […]

MP Lubwama dissatisfied with judge after losing round one

MP Lubwama dissatisfied with judge after losing round one

Justice Margret Oumo Oguli on Monday granted permission to Rubaga South voter Habib Buwembo saying there was unchallenged evidence on court record showing that Kato Lubwama lied to the Electoral commission READ: MP Kato Lubwama is ‘a fool’ claims Buwembo’s lawyer But Hon. Lubwama says he is dissatisfied with the decision filed an application asking […]

Makerere begs striking lecturers to stop

Makerere begs striking lecturers to stop

A Monday afternoon crisis meeting has been called to avert the recent sit- down strike by lecturers at Makerere University. The university council chairperson, Eng Charles Wana-Etyem invited the entire Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA) executive executive to a meeting at 2:30 pm in the council room Dr. Deus Muhwezi, the MUASA spokesperson said […]

‘Makerere is not a funeral’, angry lecturers tell off ‘opportunistic’ Besigye

‘Makerere is not a funeral’, angry lecturers tell off ‘opportunistic’ Besigye

Disgruntled Makerere University lecturers have lashed at four time presidential aspirant Dr Kizza Besigye to keep away because he is seeking political capital. Makerere University Academic Staff Assoiciation (MUASA) chairman, Dr. Muhammed Kiggundu claimed that was just ‘politically’ taking advantage of their woes under the guise of fundraising for their salary arrears amounting Shs28 billion. […]

Sand mining in Lwera wetland finally banned

Sand mining in Lwera wetland finally banned

After a protracted battle unlicensed Chinese companies and top city tycoons profiting from the business, the government has halted sand mining activities being undertaken in Lwera in Kalungu District located along the Kampala- Masaka highway with immediate effort. Water and Environment Minister Sam Cheptoris says the ban is in response to the complaints and concerns […]

Jinja Police: 8-year-old girl was arrested for kissing fellow girls

Jinja Police: 8-year-old girl was arrested for kissing fellow girls

Local Police, infamous for being a hardline conservative and withholding information from the public has accident revealed that a minor has been arrested on suspicion of being gay, according to reports. The 8-year-old child reportedly being held in custody by Police after she was found kissing female friends. Child protection police in Jinja, said the […]

Mayuge teacher commits suicide after betting school fees

Mayuge teacher commits suicide after betting school fees

A man has hanged himself after losing thousands of shillings in sports betting during the recent International football where Uganda Cranes defeated Congo-Brazzaville in a 2018 World Cup qualifier Mayuge Central Secondary School teacher, Richard Byansi committed suicide on Wednesday, November 16, after placing an Shs 100,000 bet which he lost. The incident was confirmed […]