Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago on Monday donated Shs5 million to victims of the recent Kibuuye Timber Yard fire. The politicians alongside Rubaga Division Mayor Owek. Joyce Ssebugwawo, Buhweju County MP Hon. Mwijukye Francis, Lord Councillor Damba Ddamba Ismail Kisuze, Rubaga Deputy Mayor Mulangira Asuman Ntale among others […]

UPDF claims Al Shabaab didn’t kill 39 Ugandans on Sunday

UPDF claims Al Shabaab didn’t kill 39 Ugandans on Sunday

The Ugandan military has come out to refute claims that Al Shabaab militants in Somalia on Sunday killed 39 UPDF soldiers in an ambush on African Union troops in the country’s south. Brig Richard Karemire , the UPDF spokesman said in  a second statement on Monday that 12 soldiers were killed by the insurgents in […]

NALUFENYA: Police denies using draconian tactics to hold suspects in dreadful safe houses

NALUFENYA: Police denies using draconian tactics to hold suspects in dreadful safe houses

Uganda Police has denied holding suspects in ungazzetted police stations despite facing a global backlash due to the now widely publicised torture at Nalufenya in Jinja District this year. Recently Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)  revealed its difficulty in locating safe houses used by security agencies to torture suspects. But the Police Spokesperson has denied […]

Dfcu’s new ‘Battle for Cash’ promo to net young business people

Dfcu’s new ‘Battle for Cash’ promo to net young business people

Local economic giant, dfcu Bank is today launching a new campaign dubbed “Battle for Cash.” The campaign will target Investment Clubs with the objective of empowering them with Business Enterprise Skills. The campaign will run for six months and give each participating club the chance to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges […]

SICKLY: Kayihura watches on as 1000 officers lose Police jobs

SICKLY: Kayihura watches on as 1000 officers lose Police jobs

The Uganda Police Force is retiring more than 1000 officers on medical grounds, the Directorate of Health Services has reportedly signed off. The affected officers of different ranks – two per cent of the 45,000 strong Uganda PoliceForce were reportedly taken to Police Training School Kabalye in Masindi District last month and examined by medical officers who […]

Mao to expel DP youth linking him to Museveni

Mao to expel DP youth linking him to Museveni

A sprinter group of Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) has accused the Democratic Party (DP) president General Norbert Mao of working for president Museveni. The DP youthful leaders led by their group Secretary General Charles Wasswa claim that Mr Mao has been compromised by President Museveni. Mr Wasswa who has been summoned to appear before DP’s […]

KCCA face uphill task against African Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns

KCCA face uphill task against African Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns

Uganda’s Total CAF Champions League representative Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) will this evening at 8pm attempt to knock off Africa’s champions Mamelodi Sundowns at Lucas Masterpieces Moripe Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa. KCCA’s head coach Mike Mutebi said in a press conference that they do not fear Mamelodi but respect them. “Of course we […]

School director commits suicide in classroom

School director commits suicide in classroom

Pupils and teachers of Karukata Parents Nursery and Primary School in Bunono village, Nyarushaje Sub-county were thrown into panic mode after discovering a dead body of their director in one of the classrooms. Mr Gakibayo Bindeeba is suspected to have committed suicide due to loans he had acquired yet his school had demands. Bindeeba’s body […]

Police intelligence boss kicked out of house over illegal possession

Police intelligence boss kicked out of house over illegal possession

The director of crime intelligence in the Uganda Police Col Ndahura Atwooki has been kicked out of a house in Kampala he has been illegally occupying. Col Ndahura has been occupying the house on Plot 16, Old Kampala Road since 2004 (13 years). The disputed property belongs to Mr Aneez Jaffer, the owner of Fairway […]