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. […]

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 […]

Tirupati tycoon Miraji loses multibillion properties to Kampala debt sharks

Tirupati tycoon Miraji loses multibillion properties to Kampala debt sharks

As Bank of Uganda continues to corner one of Africa’s richest men, Kampala property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia, the world has crumbled on his apprentice, Barot Miraji, the managing director at Tirupati Development Uganda Ltd, another big real estate dealer, adding impetus to their business empires’ free fall that began late last year. TheUgandan has landed […]

UPDF’s Brig Sabiiti Muzeeyi caught in-between ‘Museveni-Kayihura fallout’

UPDF’s Brig Sabiiti Muzeeyi caught in-between ‘Museveni-Kayihura fallout’

The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura’s reported fallout between President Museveni  has led to the latter transferring police powers and resources to the Commander of Military Police, Brig Sabiiti Muzeeyi, media reports claim. Speculation about Gen. Kayihura’s health began swirling after he, in contrast to his practice, missed attending two key national events; […]

So what’s more dangerous – Bamugemereire reveals land inquiry witnesses facing death from M7 spies

So what’s more dangerous – Bamugemereire reveals land inquiry witnesses facing death from M7 spies

Witnesses that have appeared before the ongoing commission of inquiry into land matters have reportedly been threatened by some individuals with links to state security agencies. This was revealed by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, the chairperson of the commission, investigating a range of issues in Uganda’s land sector. The commission was tasked to inquire into the […]

John Ahimbisibwe Guvnor killing proceeding before Kampala court

John Ahimbisibwe Guvnor killing proceeding before Kampala court

Hearing of the case in which Ivan Kamyuka is accused of killing John Ahimbisibwe alias Jonnie, a former patron of Guvnor, a popular city nightclub, in 2015 has started at the High Court in Kampala. When asked by the judge to take plea, Kamyuka denied the murder charges against him. The presiding judge, Wilson Kwesiga […]

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

The prestigious Makerere University has threatened disciplinary action against a female student for wearing a skirt which was “cut into many strips” and which exposed “part of her nakedness” at a student dinner. In a letter addressed to Rebbeca Nadumba, the university management said: “It is alleged that the picture which appeared last Friday/Saturday (May […]

Police officers who tortured Kamwenge mayor in Nalufenya released

Police officers who tortured Kamwenge mayor in Nalufenya released

Four Police Officers accused of torturing Mayor Godfrey Byamukama, the Kamwenge Town Council LC 3 chairperson are out on bail. The Buganda Chief Magistrate, Jameson Karemani released the suspects this morning, three days after they were remanded to Luzira Prisons. They are Patrick Muramira, Fred Tumuhairwe, Ben Odeke and driver, Habib Roma. Karemani ordered the […]

Stella Nyanzi in court with ‘forced psychiatric exam’ highly likely

Stella Nyanzi in court with ‘forced psychiatric exam’ highly likely

Stella Nyanzi, a research fellow at Uganda’s Makerere University, charged with “cyber-harassment” and jailed for referring to President Yoweri Museveni as “a pair of buttocks” in one of her Facebook posts, returns to Buganda Road Court today for the mention of her case. High on the agenda today is the government’s move to have her subjected […]

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