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 […]

Makerere seeks to replace VC Ddumba Ssentamu

Makerere seeks to replace VC Ddumba Ssentamu

Makerere University has kicked off the search for a new Vice chancellor to replace Prof John Dumba Sentamu who assumed the office in September 2012 taking over from former presidential candidate in the 2016 elections Prof Venansius Baryamureeba. The Ugandan understands that the university council has today held a meeting to to put in place […]

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

The newly appointed Uganda’s tourism Ambassador to Australia Jo Wigg has registered tremendous achievements in her short period of appointment with many Australians committing themselves to visiting Uganda to discover its tourism potential. Since her appointment late January this year, Jo Wigg has spent most of her time speaking to families, organizations, companies and institutions […]

CCEDU trains observes ahead of by-elections

CCEDU trains observes ahead of by-elections

In preparation for the forthcoming by-elections in Aruu North constituency, Kamuli Municipality and  the Moroto Woman Member of Parliament, Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has completed training a team of ten Long Term Observers (LTOs) at Biva Hotel in Pader district. CCEDU’s head of electoral process observation, Mr. Ivan Mwaka led the […]