Nalufenya Police stops mother from breastfeeding 7-months-old baby

Nalufenya Police stops mother from breastfeeding 7-months-old baby

Nalufenya police facility in Jinja district are on spot for blocking a mother in their custody from breastfeeding her 7-months-old baby further paints a grim picture of the detention centre with suspects detained incommunicado beyond the legal 48 hours allowed in a facility not gazzeted as a police facility. The latest revelation follow yesterday’s two blunt […]

Food aid for Votes! Museveni campaigns in Toroma MP by-elections

Food aid for Votes! Museveni campaigns in Toroma MP by-elections

President, Yoweri Museveni has directed the Disaster Preparedness to arrange for swift delivery of more relief food to Katakwi district. Museveni issued the directive on Tuesday afternoon while campaigning for Joseph Koluo, the NRM candidate in the Toroma County MP by elections. It came after several residents asked Museveni to consider providing them more relief […]

Patricia Apolot kicks for Uganda’s women

Patricia Apolot kicks for Uganda’s women

Patricia Apolot, nicknamed the Black Pearl, knows what is at stake when the kickboxer exchanges pleasantries with Austrian-born Carina Greimel, tomorrow (Saturday, May 13, 2017) at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Despite the Reign of Giants II theme night also include two other main fights including Alex Masiko-Aleksander Dokter and Shakey Mubiru- Allan Muhalala, Ugandans have so […]

EC’s Jotham Taremwa explains pre-ticked ballots in Kagoma by-election

EC’s Jotham Taremwa explains pre-ticked ballots in Kagoma by-election

As vote counting continues in Kagoma County Parliamentary by-elections, where voters today elect a new Member of Parliament, the Electoral Commission (EC), reacted after voters caught a pre-ticked ballot paper being issued. Daily Monitor said an issuing officer at Buwenge polling station appeared to have pre-ticked a ballot paper before issuing it to a voter, triggering suspicion […]

Police scare voters in Kagoma by-elections

Police scare voters in Kagoma by-elections

Polls are closing in Kagoma County Parliamentary by-elections, where voters today elect a new Member of Parliament but the voters are complaining of feeling intimidated by much Police presence at the polling stations. The voter turn-up is reported to be high with over 40,000 voters estimated to have cast their ballots by press time. James Mugabi, […]

Besigye, Museveni clash in Kagoma by-election, NRM ferries in buses

Besigye, Museveni clash in Kagoma by-election, NRM ferries in buses

Forum for Democratic Change’s strong man Dr. Kiiza Besigye and President Museveni are back on the campaign trail on Monday as they canvassed for votes in Kagoma County by-election. Dr. Besigye, the former FDC president who has challenged Museveni for the top seat in the last four elections, was joined by other opposition leaders to […]

Body of dead Museveni ‘saviour’ Maumbe Mukhwana brought to Kampala

Body of dead Museveni ‘saviour’ Maumbe Mukhwana brought to Kampala

The body of National Resistance Movement historical member Jack Maumbe Mukhwana who died on Monday is lying in state at Parliament The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has led legislators in the viewing the body of late Maumbe Mukhwana as they pay their last respects. Ms Pamela Watuwa, the Mbale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, says the […]