NRM’s Nakate trounces Nabukenya in Luwero by-election fight

NRM’s Nakate trounces Nabukenya in Luwero by-election fight

Ruling party National Resistence Movement’s Hon. Lillian Nakate’s victory as Luweero Woman Member of Parliament has been upheld by the Court of Appeal. Nakate a political novice and an engineer by profession was accused lost a petition filed by former MP and Democratic party candidate Brenda Nabukenya (pictured up ) whose short-lived grip of the Luweero Woman […]

Kabaka defies court, vows not to present land bank account statements

Kabaka defies court, vows not to present land bank account statements

The Kabaka of  Buganda Kingdom Ronald Muwenda Mutebi is set to appeal against the court order to avail the registration details and bank accounts of Buganda Land Board. Male Mabirizi petitioned court challenging the Buganda kingdom land registration and charging money. Yesterday High Court ordered the Kabaka to produce bank statements of all the money the […]

Downtown Kampala traders give MPs 30 days to sort affair – between landlords and tenants

Downtown Kampala traders give MPs 30 days to sort affair – between landlords and tenants

Traders under their umbrella body, Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) have given Parliament a 30 days ultimatum to enact a law which regulates the tenants and landlords. Speaking to media today, Issa Ssekito (pictured up) the association spokesperson said, the law which is already in the making has over stayed in parliament since 2013 yet […]

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

Ugandans react as Makerere student is summoned for ‘exposing nakedness’

The prestigious Makerere University has threatened disciplinary action against a female student for wearing a skirt which was “cut into many strips” and which exposed “part of her nakedness” at a student dinner. In a letter addressed to Rebbeca Nadumba, the university management said: “It is alleged that the picture which appeared last Friday/Saturday (May […]

‘A war of the people of Kyadondo’ firebrand Bobi Wine speaks out as hunt for votes begins

‘A war of the people of Kyadondo’  firebrand Bobi Wine speaks out as hunt for votes begins

Six candidates have been nominated for the Kyadondo East parliamentary by-election in Wakiso district. The seat fell vacant after the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the High Court decision nullifying the election of Apollo Kantinti. Court ruled that there was non-compliance with election rules during the February 18, 2016 elections, including disfranchising the […]

Kampala traders strike over electricity charges

Kampala traders strike over electricity charges

Almost, all of Kampala’s streets and roads are packed with these opportunistic hustlers. But it gets worse on the plot near the Mini Price junction where Ben Kiwanuka dissects Luwum Street. Here, vendors dealing mostly in second-hand clothes and shoes, occupy more than half of the road, leaving very little space for entrance to shops, […]

Kamya unleashes lethal attack on Jenifer Musisi, power struggle at City Hall deteriorates

Kamya unleashes lethal attack on Jenifer Musisi, power struggle at City Hall deteriorates

The missives thrown between the minister of Kampala, Beti Kamya and KCCA executive director, Jennifer Ssemakula Musisi have gotten messier. The most up-to-date being Ms. Kamya’s lethal attack on her adversary while speaking on CBS FM morning talk show, parliament yaffe, which is moderated by Meddie Nsereko; Kamya said Musisi has lost direction. She said […]

Uganda beats Singapore

Uganda beats Singapore

After crumbling in front of their own faithful to lose their competition opener by 66 runs to Canada at Lugogo Oval yesterday, Team Uganda has recovered on day two, beating Singapore by 66 runs in their second match of ICC World Cricket League Division Three played at the Entebbe Oval. Enterprising wicketkeeper Arnold Otwani top scored […]