Patrick Luwandaga Cause Of Death: UBC, Uganda Cranes commentator killed by own son

Patrick Luwandaga Cause Of Death: UBC, Uganda Cranes commentator killed by own son

Luwandagga had hours before his death chaired a UBC Sports department meeting on the upcoming World Cross Country Championship. Veteran sports commentator Andrew Patrick Luwandagga cause of death is still a mystery. The revered Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) broadcaster and longtime Uganda Cranes match commentator was found unresponsive at 4am on Saturday morning at his […]

Ugandan population to hit 105 million as fertility rates soar

Ugandan population to hit 105 million as fertility rates soar

an addition of two million children every year and with a fertility rate of about seven children per woman in rural areas The country’s population is expected to hit 105 million by 2050, a report shows. The increase in population, currently 34.6 million, is attributed to a high fertility rate. According to the State of […]

Museveni thanks Eng. Kiggundu, Electoral Commission bosses

Museveni thanks Eng. Kiggundu, Electoral Commission bosses

From 2002, Mr. Kiggundu as EC head oversaw three presidential contests all won by the incumbent Yoweri Museveni President Museveni has lauded out-going Electoral Commission chairman, Dr Badru Kiggundu and his top management team for a job well done. Dr Kiggundu who Museveni recently appointed to chair a project steering committee to oversee the successful […]

NSAMBYA SCHOOL FIRE: 45 students suffer smoke inhalation but are saved from fire; parents stranded

NSAMBYA SCHOOL FIRE: 45 students suffer smoke inhalation but are saved from fire; parents stranded

In Uganda, most fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation rather than burns. On Thursday night, 45 people – all students of at St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School in Nsambya, Kampala were saved from a fire. It is almost a miracle they survived after suffering smoke inhalation and falling unconscious before they could escape […]

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

Treason suspect MP Kabaziguruka granted bail

After months of trial in different courts of law, treachery suspect Mr Michael Kabaziguruka, Nakawa Division MP, has been granted bail by the High Court today. Kabaziguruka’s lawyer Mr Ladislaus Rwakafuzi told TheUgandan that his client had been released on a bail fee of Shs5million by the presiding Judge Yasin Nyanzi. The opposition honcho presented four […]

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

Keep on Kampala streets, Mayor Lukwago tells vendors to defy Minister Kamya

The animosity between Kampala Lord, Mayor Erias Lukwago and Kampala Affairs minister, Beti Olive Kamya over management of Kampala city has reached new heights. A new war is brewing after Mayor Lukwago called ‘illegal’ the forceful eviction of vendors off the streets by Hon. Kamya so as to decongest the city. On Wednesday, the government […]

Uganda Police ‘giving up’ on Chinese who drowned in Karuma dam

Uganda Police ‘giving up’ on Chinese who drowned in Karuma dam

The police chief overseeing the force who ‘have failed to properly search’ for a Chinese national who drowned near the Karuma Dam construction site in Kiryandongo district says they are ‘clueless’ now. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson says that the marine unit of the police is continuing the search, upstream and downstream, but […]

Gunmen who killed two in Dokolo used South Sudanese bullets -Police

Gunmen who killed two in Dokolo used  South Sudanese bullets -Police

New information from Police indicates that the identity of the unknown gunmen that killed two members of the same family in Dokolo district could be South Sudanese. David Ongom Odong, the North Kyoga police spokesperson said the offciers investigating the murders discovered that the bullet cartridges found at the scene indicate that the bullets used […]

Ugandan trader murdered in bizarre ritual at Migingo Island

Ugandan trader murdered in bizarre ritual at Migingo Island

The body of a Ugandan water vendor who had been missing for five days was found floating on Lake Victoria on Tuesday. Kennedy Mugwaru is believed to have been murdered for rituals as his ears, eyes, lips and nose had been removed. John Obunge, chairman of the Migingo Island Beach Management Unit, said his killers […]