Accountants shockingly override teachers at Kyambogo University

Accountants shockingly override teachers at Kyambogo University

Uganda’s second biggest University, Kyambogo has for the 2017/2018 academic year admitted a total of 14,063 students for its degree and diploma courses under private sponsorship scheme. Of this, 12,651 students are going to study degree courses and the remaining 1,412 on diploma programmes. The highest number of students admitted at the University with a […]

NRM SG Kasule Lumumba’s car kills Kajjansi woman

NRM SG Kasule Lumumba’s car kills  Kajjansi woman

Ruling party National Resistance Movement’s powerful  Secretary General Hon Justine Kasule Lumumba has this Monday afternoon got involved in a road accident that saw one female pedestrian dead around Kajjansi along Entebbe road, the  party’s communication officer, Rogers Mulindwa has said. The lady, whose identity has not yet been established has been reported dead. Mulindwa however […]

Minister Kyambadde gives jailed husband a deaf ear and blind eye

Minister Kyambadde gives jailed husband a deaf ear and blind eye

The Minister for Trade and a longtime ally with President Museveni, Amelia Kyambadde has chosen to give her jailed husband a blind eye, writes Isaac Baligema. TheUgandan can exclusively report that ever since her husband Wilson Kyambadde was convicted to civil Prison at Luzira early this week, the power minister has not bothered to intervene […]

Parliament pastor wants Ugandans to give offertory in dollars

Parliament pastor wants Ugandans to give offertory in dollars

Not the most popular of local clergy, Reverand Canon Christine Shimanya, the Anglican Chaplain of Parliament is the woman of the week. The holy woman while delivering a sermon at Namugongo Martyrs Church of Uganda yesterday told Christians who bring offertory in Uganda shillings that God also needs dollars and pounds. “Some Christians have dollars […]

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 […]