Entebbe-Kampala Expressway to be fenced reveals UNRA

Entebbe-Kampala Expressway to be fenced reveals UNRA

With 71% of the Entebbe-Kampala Expressway works completed, by November 2017, the Uganda National Roads Authority has said the multibillion highway will be fenced. During a Wednesday morning spot-check by NBS TV, Entebbe-Kampala Expressway project engineer Semanda Hassan said that Ugandans will soon be using this road but will be fenced to limit access to […]

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 […]

Lawyer Rwakafuzi vows to overturn Kasiwukira murder verdict

Lawyer Rwakafuzi vows to overturn Kasiwukira murder verdict

Lawyers representing Sandra Nakungu, a cousin to the widow of deceased city businessman Eriya Bugembe Ssebunya also known as Kasiwukira, are set to appeal against yesterday’s High Court verdict that saw her handed a 20-year jail term. Nakungu and Ashraf Jaden, a police officer were yesterday convicted by High Court Judge Masalu Musene for conspiring […]

Tycoon Mamerito loses Kasokoso attempted murder case

Tycoon Mamerito loses Kasokoso attempted murder case

Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court has dismissed the attempted murder case of former Kira Division Mayor, Mamerito Mugerwa against five Kasokoso leaders. This was after state prosecutor, Doreen Elima tendered in court an additional statement recorded by Mamerito indicating that he has forgiven them. They include David Mugalya (LCI chairman for Kasokoso zone), David Ssekiziyivu (a […]

Kasiwukira murder trial judgment today

Kasiwukira murder trial judgment today

High Court in Kampala is in session today to deliver its judgment in the murder trial against three people charged for the death of city businessman Eriya Ssebunnya Bugembe also known as Kasiwukira. Today’s verdict will determine the fate of the deceased’s widow Sarah Nabikolo, her sister Sandra Nakkungu and a police officer, Jayden Ashraf. […]

Makerere University hospital ‘terminally sick’

Makerere University hospital ‘terminally sick’

The once glorified university hospital at Makerere University is in a sorry state – operating in dilapidated structures, with no reliable electricity and inadequate staff. The 32-bed hospital serving both out-patients and inpatients including university staff, students and neighbouring communities, has now reduced the beds to just 22. According to the university website, Makerere university […]

Boy aged 15 jailed for gang-defilement

Boy aged 15 jailed for gang-defilement

The High Court in Mukono on Monday sentenced a 15-year-old boy to three years in prison for defiling a 13-year-old girl. Prosecution told court that on July 25, 2011, Musisi Musooba, 15, in Kizima  village in Mukono district and another identified as Hamisi Matovu, 26, gang-defiled a 13-year-old girl who had gone to fetch water at a […]

KAMPALA CARNIVAL AFTERMATH: 200 arrested, 20 children lost

KAMPALA CARNIVAL AFTERMATH: 200 arrested, 20 children lost

Police say they are holding up to 200 suspects arrested on various offences during the Kampala Capital City carnival on Sunday. Mr Joseph Bakaleke, the commander at Kampala Central Police Station (CPS), said those in custody committed petty crimes including theft, fighting, and being public nuisance. “We have two hundred and nineteen suspects in our […]