African talents to be feted at 2017 BET Awards

African talents to be feted at 2017 BET Awards

The world was elated when Uganda’s dancehall artist Edrisa Musuuza, known professionally by his stage name as Eddy Kenzo clinched the ‘Viewer’s Choice Best New International Artist’ gong at the 2015 BET Award, now the prestigious honors are back. And taking centre stage in the 2017 edition are eight leading African artists who are blazing […]

Eddy Kenzo takes delight in TugendeKenya: VIDEO

Eddy Kenzo takes delight in TugendeKenya: VIDEO

East Africa’s first BET winner Edrisa Musuuza, popularly known as Eddy Kenzo, spent most of the weekend and Monday traveling to different parts of the Kenya and selling it to the Ugandan people, Kenyans and all his fans world over — it was time well spent and he’s damn proud of it. As we reported […]

Kizza Besigye arrested in hunger-stricken Isingiro

Kizza Besigye arrested in hunger-stricken Isingiro

Fourtime Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye is being held by Isingiro police. URN said Besigye and two other FDC party officials were intercepted at a police check point at Ruborogota. Stanley Katembeya, the Western Region FDC Party Chairman and Eric Baino, the Secretary for mobilisation and the Elderly were picked up from […]

‘Museveni promised us air’, Kisoro voters protest

‘Museveni promised us air’, Kisoro voters protest

Thousands of residents in Bufumbira North Constituency in Kisoro District are up in arms over an unfulfilled pledge made by President Yoweri Museveni during the last presidential campaigns. This was revealed at the belated International Labor day celebrations. Area residents say that President Yoweri Museveni pledged to facilitate the process to create Bukimbiri Constituency, as a new […]

‘I will give you free Luwero land’, Museveni tells Saudis

‘I will give you free Luwero land’, Museveni tells Saudis

Outgoing Saudi Arabian ambassador, Dr. Jamal bin Abdulaziz Raffa, has been informed by President Yoweri Museveni that the government will support an investor to build a tea factory in Luwero District, State House said on Saturday. Part of the juicy deal involves State House signing off to the entrepreneur hectares of land for the tea […]

50 of most wanted Kampala gun-welding criminals arrested

50 of most wanted Kampala gun-welding criminals arrested

Half of the 100 most wanted criminals in Uganda who have been terrorising residents in the capital Kampala have been arrested. On Friday, Uganda Police Force through its operation “sustaining peace in Kampala metropolitan” has arrested 50 high profile criminals who have been terrorizing the area. The operation was done in collaboration Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) […]

Buganda royals fighting with gov’t over 600 acres in Namanve -UIA

Buganda royals fighting with gov’t over 600 acres in Namanve -UIA

While many Ugandans continue questioning Buganda kingdom’s land title registration, ‘Ekyapa Mungalo’,  the commission of inquiry on land Matters has today heard that the Uganda investment authority (UIA) is in battles with the Daudi Chua prince clan heads over the 600 acres of land in Namanve Industrial Park. The royal clan says this land was […]

Ugandans at risk as Ebola outbreak kills people in DRC

Ugandans at risk as Ebola outbreak kills people in DRC

An Ebola outbreak has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said Friday, after the virus caused three deaths in the area since April 22, AFP said The WHO said the outbreak affects an equatorial forest region in Bas-Uele province, bordering Central African Republic. The last Ebola outbreak in Congo […]

Ex-NRM Kisoro MP dies after a short strange illness

Ex-NRM Kisoro MP dies after a short strange illness

Persistently known for her silence in the August House, socialworker, Eudia Kwizera, the former Woman Member of Parliament for Kisoro has dead, in her 60s. Ms Kwizera died at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala this morning. A family statement said the parliamentary greenhorn – who spent 5 years as an MP – died after a short […]