NSAMBYA SCHOOL FIRE: 45 students suffer smoke inhalation but are saved from fire; parents stranded

NSAMBYA SCHOOL FIRE: 45 students suffer smoke inhalation but are saved from fire; parents stranded

In Uganda, most fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation rather than burns. On Thursday night, 45 people – all students of at St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School in Nsambya, Kampala were saved from a fire. It is almost a miracle they survived after suffering smoke inhalation and falling unconscious before they could escape […]

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

After months of trial in different courts of law, treachery suspect Mr Michael Kabaziguruka, Nakawa Division MP, has been granted bail by the High Court today. Kabaziguruka’s lawyer Mr Ladislaus Rwakafuzi told TheUgandan that his client had been released on a bail fee of Shs5million by the presiding Judge Yasin Nyanzi. The opposition honcho presented four […]

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

The animosity between Kampala Lord, Mayor Erias Lukwago and Kampala Affairs minister, Beti Olive Kamya over management of Kampala city has reached new heights. A new war is brewing after Mayor Lukwago called ‘illegal’ the forceful eviction of vendors off the streets by Hon. Kamya so as to decongest the city. On Wednesday, the government […]

National Water ink MOU with Denmark to grow water market

National Water ink MOU with Denmark to grow water market

The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has signed a pact with the Nordic country of Denmark for a new project to serve over 1million people in Kampala. NWSC MD Dr.Eng Silver Mugisha and H.E Mogens Pedersen the Danish Ambassador to Uganda on Wednesday unveiled the new South and West of Kampala water system along […]

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 […]