Nankabirwa, Lumumba fight over Shs12 billion for Museveni life presidency

Nankabirwa, Lumumba fight over Shs12 billion for Museveni life presidency

A new dossier has revealed a big fight between two of the most powerful women in the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party – Ruth Nankabirwa, the current Chief Government Whip in the Ugandan Cabinet and Justine Lumumba Kasule the party’s Secretary General. The duo is reportedly hustling who should be in charge after it emerged last month that State […]

Kabaka defies court, vows not to present land bank account statements

Kabaka defies court, vows not to present land bank account statements

The Kabaka of  Buganda Kingdom Ronald Muwenda Mutebi is set to appeal against the court order to avail the registration details and bank accounts of Buganda Land Board. Male Mabirizi petitioned court challenging the Buganda kingdom land registration and charging money. Yesterday High Court ordered the Kabaka to produce bank statements of all the money the […]

Museveni raids Namugongo shrines

Museveni raids Namugongo shrines

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has arrived at Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo for Julius Nyerere prayers, part of the spiritual preparation for the Martyrs Day Celebrations on June 3. Accompanying Mr. Museveni was Father Vincent Lubega the Parish Priest of Namugongo. Today’s mass is being led by Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga. Tanzania each year has a substantial representation […]

Healthier Ugandans; Fresh Dairy launches 1-Yoghurt-a-day campaign

Healthier Ugandans; Fresh Dairy launches 1-Yoghurt-a-day campaign

Fresh Dairy in collaboration with Uganda National Association of Paediatric and Child Health Nurses (UNAPCHN) have today launched a campaign dubbed ‘1-Yoghurt-a-Day’ with an aim of encouraging more children and adults in Uganda to consume Yoghurt as an important step towards meeting their daily milk content requirement. The campaign will also seek to encourage children […]

Steady progress as Boda Boda is added to English dictionary

Steady progress as Boda Boda is added to English dictionary

Their numbers have ballooned in Kampala and allover Uganda, every minute of the day you’ll see them everywhere, carrying a bewildering number of passengers and cargoes of all shapes and sizes. They’re motorcycle taxis, or boda-bodas. Finally, the ninth edition of the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary has done the service of recognising this noun that is […]

Kabaka’s sister Nnalinya Namikka arrested over fraud

Kabaka’s sister Nnalinya Namikka arrested over fraud

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II’s sister, Nnalinya Beatrice Namikka, the rightful heir to the in-charge of Kasubi Royal Tombs, was on Thursday arrested and detained at Buganda Road court cells over a land deal gone wrong. The aging Naalinya, was cornered by court bailiffs from Abel Wakaza’s Waka Associates yesterday on orders of the deputy registrar Bailiffs […]

Katikiro Mayiga seeks Shs2 billion more to finish Kasubi tombs

Katikiro Mayiga seeks Shs2 billion more to finish Kasubi tombs

The Kingdom of Buganda says Shs2 billion is still needed to complete the Kasubi tombs, world heritage site where four Kabakas (kings of Buganda) are buried. This has been revealed by the Buganda premier Owekitibwe Charles Peter Mayiga during the media tour on the progress of developing of the Kasubi tombs especially the major house […]

Road users to wait longer for ‘Shs1.6 trillion Entebbe Expressway’

Road users to wait longer for ‘Shs1.6 trillion Entebbe Expressway’

Completion of the 51km Kampala–Entebbe Expressway is to be delayed for another one year due to unresolved compensation issues. The four-lane toll highway was meant to be completed by November 2017. Following the tour of the project, Abbas Ali Mugisha, the civil environmental officer said they encountered a number of obstacles ranging from hard rocks […]