M7 speaks out after arrest of Ministry of Finance ‘bribe-eating’ bosses

M7 speaks out after arrest of Ministry of Finance ‘bribe-eating’ bosses

President Museveni has today been briefed about the arrest of two senior officials in the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development who were taking bribes from investors, his Senior Press Secretary, Don Wanyama has said. Inspector General of Police Gen. Kale Kayihura told Museveni that Mike Ogwal, an economist and Godfrey Turyamuhika, a Commissioner, were picked […]

Murder suspects Kanyamunyu, Cynthia Munwangari given bail

Murder suspects Kanyamunyu, Cynthia Munwangari given bail

High Court in Kampala has today allowed the bail application of Joseph Kanyamunyu, brother to Mathew Kanyamunyu who are facing murder charges over the death of a child rights activist, Kenneth Akena. Kanyamunyu’s lawyers Caleb Alaka and Evans Ochieng filed the bail application last month. Joseph and Mathew Kanyamunyu’s girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari were granted bail […]

KAWEESI MURDER: Amama Mbabazi to be investigated

KAWEESI MURDER: Amama Mbabazi to be investigated

Former Security minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has come under the spotlight as investigators dig deeper into the gruesome murder of Assistant Inspector of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi. Kaweesi, the former police spokesperson was gunned down on March 17th alongside his diver Godfrey Mambewa and bodyguard Kenneth Erau. Unknown gunmen ambushed the car in which […]

‘Get Pangas and fight them’, Besigye tells Mityana locals

‘Get Pangas and fight them’,  Besigye tells Mityana locals

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has in his land sensitisation campaign and has advised Ugandans in Mityana town to stand up and defend their land from grabbers. Speaking at Ssingo Sazza grounds on Sunday, Dr Besigye said; “It is sad that ever month there is a village or two that […]

Hundreds chased from Ntare School after being ‘whipped’

Hundreds chased from Ntare School after being ‘whipped’

A school sent home 280 students after they protested against Police not letting them fight back an attack from a neighboring school. Ntare School has confirmed all senior three students had been sent home on Monday after they allegedly smashed glass windows of the headmaster’s house and a dormitory, on Sunday night, supposedly in expression of frustration for being […]

Frank Gashumba ‘conned nkuba kyeyo’, NBS TV speaks out

Frank Gashumba ‘conned nkuba kyeyo’, NBS TV speaks out

Kamwokya-based NBS TV “reconsidering” having controversial city businessman and political activist Frank Gashumba as a panelist on their The Eagle program. The station owned by tech guru Kin Kariisa claims “flying” conning allegations have been raised against Mr Gashumba by some individuals. The new Sunday evening no hold back all attack program was hosted by […]

Heroic Busitema student Mwesigye died saving drowning friends

Heroic Busitema student Mwesigye died saving drowning friends

It was just a matter of weeks until Mwesigye Jim Reeves would make his parents proud by completing his four-year Water Engineering Resources degree, but this will never come to light. Mwesigye, the Busitema guild cabinet speaker was one of the three students who on Saturday drowned in Lake Victoria at Sangalo Beach in Majanji […]

Police speaks out on missing 19 guns in Kasese

Police speaks out on missing 19 guns in Kasese

Following the bloody clashes in Rwenzori sub-region, security forces have been carrying out a massive hunt in which guns that were taken from Police officers by assailants have been recovered. The latest in the lot were the last three of the 19 guns taken by suspected Rwenzururu royal guards in the November 26, 2016 attacks on […]

Ugandans celebrate Kiplimo’s gold at World Cross Country championships

Ugandans celebrate Kiplimo’s gold at World Cross Country championships

Despite finishing a distant third behind rivals Kenya, the big winners at Sunday’s  World Cross Country championships , Ugandans on social media and the press have Tuesday continued to shower praise on sixteen-year-old  Jacob Kiplimo , the country’s first ever gold medal at a World Cross. A member of the Sebei ethnic group, Kiplimo who […]

American commandos give up on Kony hunt

American commandos give up on Kony hunt

United State (US) is set to end operations against Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Central Africa Republic as a top US military official says the rebel group has been reduced to ‘irrelevance” after joint operations. Joseph Kony, leader of the LRA rebel group, is still at large but US National Counterterrorism Center believes he is […]

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