Emotions flare up at Kaweesi bodyguard, driver burials in Katakwi and Mbale

Emotions flare up at Kaweesi bodyguard, driver burials in Katakwi and Mbale

As Ugandans honour slain Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who was gunned down by unknown assailants near his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb, mourners are also sending off his body guard and driver in Katakwi and Mbale, their home districts, respectively. Kaweesi, 43, and his two aides, his bodyguard Corporal Kenneth […]

Two cops killed by gunmen in Kaleerwe, one assailant dead and scores injured: Police

Two cops killed by gunmen in Kaleerwe, one assailant dead and scores injured: Police

Two Police officers have been shot dead in Kaleerwe by unknown gunmen, their guns taken, Police has confirmed. Kaleerwe is a slum neighborhood within Kampala. Kampala Metropolitan police spokesman Emilian Kayima told TheUgandan that, “This evening, Saturday Sept. 16th, 2017 a few minutes past 9:00pm, workers of DENOVO BREAD Company were attacked by gun men […]

Kaweesi shooting iPhone video bought for millions

Kaweesi shooting iPhone video bought for millions

The terrifying footage of the the killing of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi has been obtained by Police, reports say. The amateur video shot by an eyewitness, one of Kaweesi’s neighbours from a house window indicates that the slain Police officer took the first bullet at 9.18 and by 9.22, the  gunmen were charging his […]

12 suspected Nansana women killers denied plea

12 suspected Nansana women killers denied plea

The prime suspects in the killing of women in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District on Wednesday failed to take a plea in connection with the brutal murders by a Nabweru Chief Magistrates Court after it emerged that the court does have jurisdiction to try them. All the charges slapped against the accused attract a maximum penalty […]

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 […]