Kulambiro witness tells Police he knows ‘Kaweesi killers’

Kulambiro witness tells Police he knows ‘Kaweesi killers’

As investigators continue looking at clues into the murder of Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, a new witness has given them yet the biggest hint on who the assassins could be. A police source said some of atleast the ten Kulambiro locals interviewed by detectives reportedly said they knew one of the […]

287 of 296 NRM MPs voted ‘to remove age limit’

287 of 296 NRM MPs voted ‘to remove age limit’

The ruling party National Resistance Movement ‘s caucus has Wednesday voted in support of the motion seeking to introduce a bill to scrap the presidential age limit. During the meeting a press at the Prime Minister’s office on Wednesday, following an NRM Caucus which sat at Parliament, Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa revealed that 287 of 296 […]

Uganda ready for Africa’s first Conservation and Tourism Investment event

Uganda ready for Africa’s first Conservation and Tourism Investment event

International excitement around Uganda’s upcoming Giants Club Conservation and Tourism Investment Forum grew today as ambassadors gathered at a special breakfast at the Kampala Serena Hotel to learn more about the upcoming initiative. The diplomatic representatives, who came from countries all over the world, were told how the Forum on 6 October 2017 will provide […]

Policeman fighting for his life after thugs attack police post, steal gun

Policeman fighting for his life after thugs attack police post, steal gun

An officer has been rushed to hospital this Saturday after being hacked by suspected thugs while he was on duty before varnishing with his gun at Mponye police post, in Makindye West constituency in Kabalagala Police Division. The victim, identified as Kasozi narrated that five men appeared at the station in the middle of the […]

President Museveni celebrates 73rd birthday today

President Museveni celebrates 73rd birthday today

While Uganda’s political arena is dominated by debate on the presidential age limit, President Yoweri Museveni, celebrates his 73 birthday on Friday, September 15. President Museveni’s life is hallmarked by his love of service to the Pearl of Africa, East Africa and his fellow man world over. This timeline highlights noteworthy events in his life. […]

Jacob Oulanyah blasts MP Nambooze over President Museveni age limit debate

Jacob Oulanyah blasts MP Nambooze over  President Museveni age limit debate

Known to defend the ruling party, NRM at any opportunity, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has reiterated that legislators should not discuss the Presidential Age Limit. Oulanyah who was chairing the house today afternoon stated that discussion of things outside of the parliament is misguided and uncalled for. His statement came after Mukono […]

FLOODS: Premature babies die in just 24 hours at Kisizi Hospital

FLOODS: Premature babies die in just 24 hours at Kisizi Hospital

Sad news coming from Rukungiri District indicates that three premature babies have died at Kisizi Hospital, in Rukungiri District, due to a power blackout that was caused by flooding. Rev Joshua Bwebale, the hospital’s chaplain explained that the babies were on oxygen support in the nursery, which is supported by electricity. On Sunday and Monday, […]

Nurses’ entry too high – Examinations body insists

Nurses’ entry too high – Examinations body insists

With the commencement of a week-long promotional involving 79 nursing training schools countrywide, the Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board-UNMEB has asked government to make some strategy changes to attract more people into the profession. The appeal stems from the low number of students applying for the diploma nursing course. Helen Mukakarisa Kataratambi, the Executive Secretary […]

Nalufenya police ‘fed tortured Kamwenge mayor on pork to fatten’

Nalufenya police ‘fed tortured Kamwenge mayor on pork to fatten’

After five months in jail over his alleged involvement in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, the Kamwege Mayor Godfrey Byamukama whose torture by Uganda Police was widely publicized has spoken out on being released. A month after Mr. Byamukama was arrested, leaked images of his sceptic wounds at Nakasero Hospital, where […]

Nyege Nyege, Glastonbury Festival’s little sibling

Nyege Nyege, Glastonbury Festival’s little sibling

Jinja’s  Nyege Nyege Music Festival has the potential to become East Africa’s Glastonbury Festival. The latter is the largest greenfield festival in the world – attracting close to 175,000 people. Such large numbers require investments in infrastructure in terms of security, transport, water, and electricity supply. The 3rd edition of Nyege Nyege conclude last weekend […]

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