Two more senior police officers who tortured Kamwenge mayor to near-death arrested

Two more senior police officers who tortured Kamwenge mayor to near-death arrested

A joint Police Task Force has finally arrested two more powerful Police officers, over accusations of torturing Kamwenge Mayor, Godfrey Byamukama and other suspects in the killing of police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Those arrested in the latest sweep are Moses Kasiba and Abdul Ssemujju alias Minana. They join Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Patrick […]

Stella Nyanzi attacks President Museveni again

Stella Nyanzi attacks President Museveni again

Makerere University academic Dr Stella Nyanzi made a return to in Buganda road court on Monday, May 22, 2017, part of her bail conditions. Nyanzi, who is a single mother of three pre-teen children, was arrested by security agents at a rally on 7 April and was charged with cyber harassment for calling President Museveni […]

Kabaka’s sister Nnalinya Namikka arrested over fraud

Kabaka’s sister Nnalinya Namikka arrested over fraud

Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II’s sister, Nnalinya Beatrice Namikka, the rightful heir to the in-charge of Kasubi Royal Tombs, was on Thursday arrested and detained at Buganda Road court cells over a land deal gone wrong. The aging Naalinya, was cornered by court bailiffs from Abel Wakaza’s Waka Associates yesterday on orders of the deputy registrar Bailiffs […]

Jobless youth arrested selling three stolen cows

Jobless youth arrested selling three stolen cows

Authorities in Mitooma District are ready to prosecute three young men who were recently nabbed with stolen cattle. Pretazio Kasimiire, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigations Department Mitooma District, identified the suspects as Turyahabwe Bukye and another only identified as Masasi. Police are hunting for another suspect identified as Meshach Naturinda. “We found them […]

UPDF speaks out on soldiers who sexually abused at least 13 girls in CAR

UPDF speaks out on soldiers who sexually abused at least 13 girls in CAR

A damning new Human Rights Watch reports implicate several Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers in the Central African Republic have sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015, including at least one rape, and threatened some victims to remain silent. This follows the Commander-in-Chief Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s orders to […]

Museveni appoints Badru Kiggundu to probe Shs76 billion UPDF Scandal

Museveni appoints Badru Kiggundu to probe Shs76 billion UPDF Scandal

Despite a stained legacy according to President Museveni’s critics, former Electoral Commission chairman Eng. Badru Kiggundu has been zeroed on as the right man to investigate a procurement scandal that has engulfed Uganda’s Ministry of Defence and the national army – Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF)’s Kiweweta Recruit Training School. Dr. Kiggundu who is also […]

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) […]

OIL CURSE: Ushs1 billion chewed by Ministry of Justice bosses

OIL CURSE: Ushs1 billion chewed by Ministry of Justice bosses

The Ministry of Justice has failed to account for over Ushs1 billion, part of the supplementary expenditure it received to facilitate an oil arbitration case between the Ugandan Government and Heritage Oil Ltd. The Ministry was part of a team set up to defend Uganda in an appeal filed by Heritage Oil before the London […]

Sickly Stella Nyanzi granted bail

Sickly Stella Nyanzi granted bail

Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi who was in jail for 33 days has today been granted bail by the Buganda Road Court. Chief Magistrate  Ereemye Mawanda granted #StellaNyanzi a Shs10 million and her 5 sureties will execute a non-cash bond of 5 million each non-cash bail after she arrived at court at about 10:45, nearly two hours late […]

Police made murdered Rwamutwe widow ‘give them Shs500,000’ to catch killers

Police made murdered Rwamutwe widow ‘give them Shs500,000’ to catch killers

In the latest bizarre reports in the murder of Bushenyi district businessman, John Rwamutwe, popularly known as Hedex, corrupt Police detectives alleged solicited Shs500,000 from Mrs. Monicah Rwamutwe in order to track the kidnappers of her husband who was at the time still alive but didn’t. Bushenyi based scribe Wilber Muhwezi-Kasibante,  Mrs. Monicah Rwamutwe said, the police detectives approached […]