Besigye home under siege, stopped from going to court

Besigye home under siege, stopped from going to court

Opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye has been blocked by police from leaving his home to attend court as well as the funeral service of one of his friend, Ms Enid Turitwenka currently underway at All Saints Church, Nakaseero. Dr Besigye was on Monday expected to appear before Ms Mary Eleanor Khainza, the registrar of the […]

PHOTOS: Leah Kagasa crowned Miss Uganda 2016/17

PHOTOS: Leah Kagasa crowned Miss Uganda 2016/17

Miss Tooro, Leah Kagasa was over the weekend crowned Miss Uganda 2016/17 – taking the crown from Zahara Muhammad Nakiyaga. Kagasa, a student of marketing at Makerere University Business School (MUBS) is set to graduate later this month. The event was held yesterday through to today morning at Serena hotel, Kampala. Observer’s Nicholas Bamulanzeki captured some […]

Chaos as Kampala vendors are forced off streets by Police, KCCA

Chaos as Kampala vendors are forced off streets by Police, KCCA

The police led by CPS DPC Joseph Bakaleke together with KACITA were on Monday morning involved running battles against vendors on Kampala streets. KACITA had earlier issued a warning that they would physically engage in taking vendors off Kampala streets. However, on Monday morning, police deployed patrol vehicles on almost all streets as they asked […]

Ugandans mock singer Fille, MC Kats after ‘fake’ fight

Ugandans mock singer Fille, MC Kats after ‘fake’ fight

Celebrated events emcee and media personality MC Kats reportedly had a big altercation with fiancee Fille Mutoni over the weekend. The two are said to have had a very heated up argument with each accusing the other of infidelity. It soon escalated into a physical fight with MC Kats earning a thorough beating from his […]

Here is a true & practical illustration of online violence

Here is a true & practical illustration of online violence

I recently attended a forum on Internet Freedom where among others, online violence against women was discussed. At this forum, I realized that few people understood what abusive or insensitive comments are and as a woman who has gotten her fair share of both, I have decided to reproduce some of the most vitriolic to […]

Besigye clashes with Police, detained at Nagalama

Besigye clashes with Police, detained at Nagalama

Opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye was on Saturday arrested as he tried to leave his home in Kasangati, Wakiso District. Shortly before his arrest, Dr Besigye, as usual had a heated verbal exchange with Mr Robert Kachumu, the DPC Kasangati police station. Mr Kachumu asked Besigye where he was going but he refused to disclose, […]

Besigye can bring to end military dictatorship says Mayor Lukwago

Besigye can bring to end military dictatorship says Mayor Lukwago

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago is confident opposition leader Kizza Besigye’s defiance campaign can end what he termed as “dictatorship and militarism” in Uganda. Lukwago was on Thursday telling the story of Democratic Party, one of the oldest parties in the country and why having weathered the storm of the last 62 years was something […]

Democratic Party takes 62nd fete to Nkumba

Democratic Party takes 62nd fete to Nkumba

Democratic Party President, Norbert Mao has called for unity among members as the party celebrates its 62nd anniversary. Mao said the party is growing strong and that would take the leadership of the country in 2021. He also called upon DP members to fundraise cash for the construction of the party’s home. Over sh200m was […]

Chinese engineers killed in Luweero car accident

Chinese engineers killed in Luweero car accident

A journey by three Chinese engineers to their country for a break after executing a contract in DR Congo, ended on a sad note when they perished in a grisly road accident along the Luweero-Nakasongola highway on Thursday. The 9:00pm accident took place at Ndibulungi, a narrow and sharp bend about 13kms after Luweero town […]

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