LAND BONANZA: How Nakaseke bosses grabbed big Museveni army land, shared in family

LAND BONANZA: How Nakaseke bosses grabbed big Museveni army land, shared in family

Two top Nakaseke District officials connived with a private surveyor to carve out more than 200 acres during the survey of Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) land between 2013 and 2014, the Commission of Inquiry into land matters has heard. Evidence presented before Justice Catherine Bamugemerire yesterday indicates former Nakaseke District speaker Mr. Enock Nyongere […]

Museveni blamed for Mutagamba’s death

Museveni blamed for Mutagamba’s death

As more tributes continue to pour in for fallen former Tourism Minister Maria Emily Lubega Mutagamba, her family is blaming President Museveni for letting her die in near-or-total destitution, only aged 64. On Monday, Hundreds thronged Rubaga Cathedral to pay their last respects to the former legislator. According to the family, Mutagamba succumbed to cancer […]

CAOs are Uganda’s biggest thieves, Museveni claims

CAOs are Uganda’s biggest thieves, Museveni claims

President Museveni has blasted  Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs) and other District technical officers over orchestrating the government’s failed projects. Mr. Museveni blamed them for frustrating his development schemes, despite government releasing huge sums of money every year to fight poverty. He said it was because of their theft that he had been compelled to commission […]

Museveni goes through controversy-dogged Entebbe-Expressway

Museveni goes through controversy-dogged Entebbe-Expressway

President Museveni has Monday made on-spot assessment of the Kampala-Entebbe Expressway on his way to his residence State House, Entebbe. Photo captions from his aides indicated that Mr. Museveni was on his way from Wakiso District. Going by the President’s facial expressions, he didn’t look impressed by the delays to the project by the contractor, China Construction […]

From Uganda? Pangolin aka Olugave scales worth $1.2m seized in Malaysia

From Uganda? Pangolin aka Olugave scales worth $1.2m seized in Malaysia

A $1.2m (sh4.32 billion) shipment of illegal scales from the critically endangered pangolin have been uncovered in Malaysia, officials have told AFP news agency. AFP says customs officials at Kuala Lumpur International Airport discovered 16 boxes of the smuggled scales weighing almost 400kg (880 pounds). The shipment had come in from Ghana on a Turkish […]

EXPOSED: Najib Lukooya too close to ED Musisi, turns KCCA into a travel agency

EXPOSED: Najib  Lukooya  too close to ED Musisi, turns KCCA into a travel agency

The Kiteezi Landfill has hit its Lifespan, supermarkets and butcheries are selling Kampalans spoilt meat – wastewater and human excreta overflows in Kampala; while the City Authority’s Public Health and Environment Department is being used as a multi-million gravy train by senior officials – as they engage in often fruitless foreign pursuits in the name […]

Kampala councilors move to squeeze Beti Kamya

Kampala councilors move to squeeze Beti Kamya

Kampala Minister, Betti Olive Kamya was no-show at a meeting convened by the Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago to discuss the KCCA amendment bill. Kamya declined to attend the meeting, saying she hadn’t been included on the order paper. Kamya had initially agreed to attend the meeting in a June 8th, 2017 letter to the Lord […]

Bobi Wine shows how ‘he is stronger than Besigye’

Bobi Wine shows how ‘he is stronger than Besigye’

Unity and renewal is what both the rival Form for Democratic Change (FDC) affiliated candidates are promising, but they offer very different paths to get there. Shunned by his party and friends-  Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine – and embattled FDC flag bearer Apollo Kantinti are already revolutionising Kyadondo East constituency and Ugandan politics. They […]

John Ahimbisibwe Guvnor killing proceeding before Kampala court

John Ahimbisibwe Guvnor killing proceeding before Kampala court

Hearing of the case in which Ivan Kamyuka is accused of killing John Ahimbisibwe alias Jonnie, a former patron of Guvnor, a popular city nightclub, in 2015 has started at the High Court in Kampala. When asked by the judge to take plea, Kamyuka denied the murder charges against him. The presiding judge, Wilson Kwesiga […]