REVEALED: Kaweesi fought with female MP days before he was murdered

REVEALED:  Kaweesi fought with female MP days before he was murdered

Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the fallen Uganda Police spokesperson’s last public appearance in Lwengo district ended with a bitter verbal clash with Cissy Namujju, the District Woman Member of Parliament. On Sunday, both Kaweesi and Namujju were guests at Kyazanga catholic parish in Kyazanga town council Lwengo district to fundraise for the expansion of the church. […]

Uganda announces 1.3 million people living with HIV

Uganda announces 1.3 million people living with HIV

Uganda has experienced HIV prevalence among adults aged 15 – 49 years fall from 7.3% to 6.0% according to the Ministry of Health. According to the results of the 2016 Uganda Population HIV Impact Assessment (UPHIA) released in Kampala on Thursday, prevalence remains high among Ugandan women compared to men. Minister of Health Jane Ruth […]

Museveni seeks pipeline trillions from Mweheire’s Stanbic

Museveni seeks pipeline trillions from Mweheire’s Stanbic

Amid a struggling economy, Standard Bank Group’s Ugandan unit has been tasked to raise $3 billion (€2.56bn) for a crude pipeline by the second half of next year in preparation to start oil production by 2020. President Museveni’s government has appointed Stanbic Bank Uganda and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) to help it raise […]

Police on why Ugandan men are killing their wives

Police on why Ugandan men are killing their wives

The recent resurgence of crimes of passions has raised alarm in society. In the last month alone four Ugandans murdered their spouses over trivial matters as in the case Felix Okoth and Fahima Natooro. The Uganda Domestic Violence Act 2010 defines domestic violence broadly to include physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, psychological, and economic abuse of […]

Budding rapper Lagum relishes big B&W stage

Budding rapper Lagum relishes big B&W stage

Talented rapper and producer Lagum aka Lagum Owor will be making his debut at the 18th edition of the Tusker Malt Lager powered and House of Deejays organized Blankets and Wine Kampala. The rapper who has been behind some music hits such as ‘100’ where he featured Ruyonga and Tucker HD as well as ‘Real’ […]

Gen. Muntu battles ‘Besigye candidate Amuriat’, 4 others for FDC presidency

Gen. Muntu battles ‘Besigye candidate Amuriat’, 4 others for FDC presidency

A two-day party presidential nomination exercise to pick the new president of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has kicked off today Monday with fanfare. Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu nominated on Monday, is seeking a second term at the helm of the leading opposition party in Uganda but faces competition from Dan Matsiko from Bushenyi, […]

Nandala Mafabi taking FDC MPs, creating new opposition party

Nandala Mafabi taking FDC MPs, creating new opposition party

Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi opted out of the Forum for Democratic Change presidency race ‘because he believes the main opposition party is now becoming irrelevant’, the latest information reveals. Mafabi’s longtime rival Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu is today Monday expected to seek nomination for election of party president having served five years as political […]

Last Uganda soldiers leave war ravaged Central Africa Republic

Last Uganda soldiers leave war ravaged Central Africa Republic

Wednesday has marked the last arrival of Ugandan troops from the Central African Republic since the announcement made on April 19, 2017. A statement by Capt. Lawrence Draga, the 4th Division Infant Battalion spokesperson says, “today marks the last arrival of Ugandan troops from CAR.” “The final batch of the troops began trekking from their […]

El Sayed trouble: Africa president backs global verdict

El Sayed trouble: Africa president backs global verdict

World Federation of Elite Martial Arts’ (WFM) Asian and Middle East president Sultan El Sayed will nolonger have any authority or rights to use the WFM name, the world body has decided. WFM president Mike O’Brien’s indicated that the body had parted ways with El Sayed has also been backed by Africa Elite Martial Arts […]

Museveni aids Amin’s second return to Ugandan politics

Museveni aids Amin’s second return to Ugandan politics

Taban Amin, a grandson of former President Idi Amin, has become a member of parliament for Kibanda North constituency. Mr Amin was unopposed after his main challenger, Sam Amooti Otada, lost a court petition and withdrew from a by-election race. The parliamentary seat fell vacant in July after the Court of Appeal nullified the earlier […]

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