Frank Gashumba found with cocaine, marijuana – says CMI

Frank Gashumba found with cocaine, marijuana – says CMI

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) have told journalists that Mr Frank Gashumba, a Kampala businessman and social critic found in possession of cocaine, marijuana and multiple passports in his name. Mr. Gashumba, CEO of Mali group of companies has been paraded before media on Tuesday evening in Kampala. The arrest of Mr Gashumba comes […]

Arrested ‘Rwanda spy’ Frank Gashumba paraded before media

Arrested ‘Rwanda spy’ Frank Gashumba paraded before media

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) is to parade Frank Gashumba before the media today, TheUgandan has learnt. Gashumba, a known critic of President, Yoweri Museveni was arrested from the city center on Monday night by operatives from the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) for allegedly impersonating a defense ministry official and conning some foreigners. […]

How Nakaseke is approaching Local Government Act

How Nakaseke is approaching Local Government Act

Nakaseke district council has passed a resolution supporting the introduction of minimum education qualifications for councilors in local governments. The move is in line with a resolution by the Uganda Local Government Association to petition Parliament for an amendment to the Local Government Act, to provide for minimum educational qualifications for persons seeking to contest […]

Age limit: Besigye, others charged by Rukungiri court

Age limit: Besigye, others charged by Rukungiri court

Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and FDC secretary for Mobilization, Ingrid Turinawe, FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat and Rukungiri district councillor, Innocent Tashobya on Wednesday were granted a non cash bail by the Rukungiri Chief Magistrate Court. They have been charged with four counts of incitement of violence, one count of disobedience of statutory […]

Shs 13 billion of MPs’ fuel money divert to ‘age limit’ facilitation

Shs 13 billion of MPs’ fuel money divert to ‘age limit’ facilitation

Members of Parliament are likely to go to go another month without their emoluments (allowances) after Parliament bosses decided to give each receive Shs 29 million as facilitation for consultations on the ‘age limit’ amendment bill. According to Observer, Parliament’s director of Communications and Public Affairs, Chris Obore says ministry of finance asked Parliament to […]

ABIM Hospital using paraffin lamps

ABIM Hospital using paraffin lamps

Fear grips patients and medical workers in Abim hospital whenever there is a power blackout. The Hospital that is dependent on hydroelectricity power is left with no option other than using lamps and phone torches. When reporters visited the Hospital over the weekend, empty lamps stood on tables in the wards without paraffin since there […]

Minister Natamba denounces Museveni during age limit rally

Minister Natamba denounces Museveni during age limit rally

Due to public demand and after a long time of soul searching, Aida Nantaba, the Kayunga District Woman MP went against her master President Museveni while gathering her voters’ views on the proposed Constitutional Amendment. The private member’s bill tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeks among others to amend article 102 (b) that […]

Celebrating Uganda’s TOP DJs from the 2017 #UgMixMaestro

Celebrating Uganda’s TOP DJs from the 2017 #UgMixMaestro

The #UgMixMaestro organised by the DJs Association of Uganda (DJAU) and Flex Events as a DJ led entertainment campaign to recognise & reward DJs in the industry while encouraging professional Deejaying recently crowned the top disk spinners. On Saturday 14th  October 2017 at the plush Golf Course hotel the Maestro brought together entertainment professionals, Artists, […]

Standard Chartered Bank closes Mbarara and Gulu branches

Standard Chartered Bank closes Mbarara and Gulu branches

Slow business in Uganda and what the owners rather see as one of the ways of promoting its digital banking platform, Standard Chartered Bank has closed its branches in Mbarara and Gulu. The bank recently also closed its Mbale branch some time back in a move many analysts said signaled bad business despite the town […]

Will Sheikh Kamoga get bail?

Jailed leader of the Muslim Tabliq Sect, Sheikh Yunus Kamoga has applied to be released on bail, pending hearing of his appeal challenging the life imprisonment sentence handed to him by the International Crimes Division Court. Kamoga says he is of advanced age of more than 60 years, and has several ailments including Ulcers and […]