Disgraced Police boss Mwesigye acquitted of malicious damage charges in beaten journalists’ case

Disgraced Police boss Mwesigye acquitted of malicious damage charges in beaten journalists’ case

Buganda Road magistrates court has today delivered judgment in the case against former Old Kampala DPC Joram Mwesigye, accused of beating up journalist, Andrew Lwanga of now forgotten WBS Television and one Joseph Ssetimba from Bukedde, another local TV. Presiding judge Gladys Kamasanyu found Mwesigye guilty and convicted of assaulting the journalist but in a twist […]

1 Year Old Jeremiah needs your assistance to undergo a liver transplant

1 Year Old Jeremiah needs your assistance to undergo a liver transplant

One-year-old Jeremiah Nuwagaba was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia and Pneumonia after birth. At the tender age of three months he was operated in Mulago hospital where the operation didn’t work out as planned. The Doctors advised for a specialised liver transplant in India to save his life. Jeremiah requires USD 45,000 (roughly 170 million UGX) […]

Paris Agreement: Uganda given $24m for wetland preservation

Paris Agreement: Uganda given $24m for wetland preservation

At the close of last year, Uganda’s media space was dominated by the numerous Chinese and local companies mining sand from Lwera wetland over flouting environmental regulations. Many were alarmed by their activities that are detrimental to the environment which also attracted the attention of the Green Climate Fund is a fund within the framework […]

ISO head’s killer son set for Nakawa court appearance

ISO head’s killer son set for Nakawa court appearance

Brian Bagyenda, the prime suspect in the murder of Enid Twijukye, a former Ndejje University student, is expected to reappear in court today. Bagyenda – son to new Internal Security Organisation (ISO) boss Rtd Col Frank Kaka Bagyenda – is due to appear before Nakawa Grade 1 magistrate Margaret Anyu. The suspect who is charged […]

Ugandans start lent season today

Ugandans start lent season today

Catholics from all over the Uganda and around the world trooped to churches on Ash Wednesday, marking the beginning of the 40-day Lenten season. Devotees went to Christ the King Church in Kampala very early in the morning to hear Mass and have their foreheads marked with ash, Monsignor Gerald Kalumba, the parish priest revealed. Masses […]

Ugandan actor Kaluuya’s horror film tops US box office

Ugandan actor Kaluuya’s horror film tops US box office

The horror film ‘Get Out’, starring British-Ugandan actor Daniel Kaluuya, tops US box office in opening week, making more than $33m. The move paid off: “Get Out,” which opened Friday and reportedly only cost $4.5 million to make, took first place at the box office, and earned an estimated $30.5 million, the Associated Press reports. It […]

NRM move to ring-fence EALA seats

NRM move to ring-fence EALA seats

The ruling National Resistance Movement’s Caucus is in convening today at Parliamentary building  ahead of the East African Legislative Assembly election; discussing which opposition candidates to vote for, will top the agenda. Tomorrow, the Parliament will vote for 9 EALA members to represent the country, 6 of which are NRM and others the opposition. Organised […]

Museveni: ‘Gen Katumba Wamala is still my soldier’

Museveni: ‘Gen Katumba Wamala is still my soldier’

President Yoweri Museveni has bashed media reports that portraying his former Chief of Defence Forces, Gen. Katumba Wamala’s appointment as a demotion and forced retirement from the army. Last month, Gen. Museveni, the Commander in Cheif replaced him with Gen David Muhoozi who was promoted from a lower rank of Maj Gen skipping the rank […]

OIL BONUS PAYMENT: URA boss Doris Akol had asked for Shs117 billion

OIL BONUS PAYMENT: URA boss Doris Akol had asked for Shs117 billion

New findings indicate that the Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General has submitted a request for additional funds of Shs117 billion before picking Shs6 billion during the course of the year from the tax body’s budget to selected government officials as a reward for winning two major oil cases. This revelation was made by the Auditor General Mr […]

Khalid Aucho has signed for Red Star Belgrade

Khalid Aucho has signed for Red Star Belgrade

Serbian giants Red Star Belgrade will complete the signing of former Gor Mahia Jinja-bred Uganda international Khalid Aucho on a six month renewable contract after a prolonged negotiation period, according to our colleagues at KICKOFF South Africa. Aucho player had also attracted interest from Serbia, Sweden and Zambia. The 23-year-old had been a free agent since […]