FDC hold prayers for 207 killed in Kasese clashes

FDC hold prayers for 207 killed in Kasese clashes

Uganda’s leading opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) officials and supporters have gathered at party headquarters in Najjanankumbi to hold prayers for Kasese; they have postponed regional conferences and rallies. FDC’s chief mobilizer Ingrid Turinawe on Tuesday said that the government was persecuting the people in the Rwenzori area, particularly Kasese district for […]

ICC boss on 6-day Uganda trip to expose Kony-Ongwen secrets

ICC boss on 6-day Uganda trip to expose Kony-Ongwen secrets

Ahead of the anticipated trial of Dominic Ongwen, the former commander of the Sinia Brigade Commander in the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), the International Criminal Court (ICC) has sent a specialist to Uganda. Herman Von Hebel, the Registrar of ICC is expected in Uganda by on December 3rd for a six days’ visit according […]

Mumbere’s mother storms police, asks for goats and sheep

Mumbere’s mother storms police, asks for goats and sheep

Drama unfolded at Rwenzori East Police headquarters in Kasese district when Rwenzururu King Charles Wensley Mumbere’s mother Ms Christine Nyamukama Mukiranya on Wednesday met with senior police officers to seek permission to manage the king’s estates. Kasese Municipality Mayor Godfrey Kabbyanga who was by Ms Mukiranya’s side said “There were some goats and cows that […]

VIDEO: Mumbere is a killer and a barbarian, Pres Museveni warned 18yrs ago

VIDEO: Mumbere is a killer and a barbarian, Pres Museveni warned 18yrs ago

Eighteen years before Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere was arrested and detained after government forces raided his palace, President Museveni proclaimed that the former rebel as a killer. The bizarre premise was outlined in President Museveni’s address to Members of Parliament in 1998 on the security situation in the Great Lakes Region, where he warned Mumbere […]

Uganda Airlines to fly again by August 2017

Uganda Airlines to fly again by August 2017

The state minister for Transport Aggrey Bagiire has revealed that government is halfway the process of reviving the country’s national airlines that has been grounded for about 15 years. Addressing parliament’s Physical Infrastructure committee on Wednesday afternoon, Mr Bagiire said that everything would be ready by August 2017. Modalities for the kick off are presently […]

Will Kasese’s on-off civil strife turn into a BENGHAZI?

Will Kasese’s on-off civil strife turn into a BENGHAZI?

In June this year, word went around from security briefing rooms into newsrooms that President Yoweri Museveni’s elite intelligence agencies had detected a secret plan to create a bloodbath and civilian havoc in some part of the country. The alleged revolution plot was supposed to to kickoff in the last week of June this year […]

Rwenzururu militia regrouping, set up tactical base in Kisinga

Rwenzururu militia regrouping, set up tactical base in Kisinga

There are reports that a section of the Rwenzururu royal guards who have so far evaded arrest by Brig Peter Elwelu were regrouping and very soon will launch a massiive attack on the security forces. Brig Elwelu’s operation last weekend left the Rwenzururu kingdom palace in Kasese town in ruins and dozens dead. But according […]

Micho unsure about misfiring Massa at historical AFCON finals

Micho unsure about misfiring Massa at historical AFCON finals

Geoffrey Massa the Uganda Cranes captain, who currently plays for the Premier Soccer League side Baroka in South Africa will have to impress Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic or subsequently be dropped from the team going to the 2017 AFCON Finals in Gabon. While releasing the provisional 40-man team on Wednesday at Fufa […]

Police names Mumbere’s guards who ‘killed 16’ policemen

Police names Mumbere’s guards who ‘killed 16’ policemen

Police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi has released the names of 93 suspects in custody rounded up in the clashes at the weekend that saw Mr Mumbere charged with murder before being remanded to prison on Tuesday. Police says only 62 deaths were recorded but other reports say 82 people were killed including 16 police officers […]

Nigerians arrested at Entebbe smuggling drugs worth Shs2.6 billion

Nigerians arrested at Entebbe smuggling drugs worth Shs2.6 billion

Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Emirian Kayima has revealed that A mother and her daughter have been arrested at Entebbe Int. airport as they tried to smuggle drugs worth Shs1.365billion each destined for to Nigeria through Ethiopia. Anugo Agness Ogwal 76 and her daughter Anugo Gloria 35 both of Nigerian descent have been arrested at Entebbe […]