Museveni meets NRM MPs to push through amendment Bill

Museveni meets NRM MPs to push through amendment Bill

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Members of Parliament are meeting President Museveni this afternoon over the proposed constitutional amendment on government acquisition of land. The MPs are scheduled to meet President Museveni at 2pm. Solomon Silwany, the vice chairperson of the NRM parliamentary confirms that the scheduled meeting will discuss and conclude the proposed […]

Makerere don weighs in on Kenya elections

Makerere don weighs in on Kenya elections

Political analysts are calling on the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to work towards an all-inclusive Kenya in the after math of the just concluded Kenyan election. Kenyans voted along tribal lines, a trend that Makerere University History Don Mwanbutsya Ndebesa says has hugely distorted democracy in the East African Country. Ndebesa says Kenyatta needs to […]

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

5 children perish in devastating Kyankwanzi house fire

Authorities say five children died in a house fire in Butemba Township Bukwiri Kyankwanzi district. The fire was reported at 2.00am on Tuesday and bodies of the toddlers were taken to Kiboga Hospital for Post mortem. Patrick Onyango, an official at the Police Public Relations office in the capital, Kampala, said cops received a report […]

Like Besigye, you are a political reject, Museveni adviser tells Raila Odinga

Like Besigye, you are a political reject, Museveni adviser tells Raila Odinga

One of President Museveni’s propagandists, Mr Joseph Tamale Mirundi, has today loudly ridiculed Raila Odinga, the former Kenyan Prime Minister who lost August 8th  elections to incumbent President, Uhuru Kenyatta, calling him ‘a reject’. Mr. Mirundi, a former presidential press secretary during another heated interview compared the political struggles of Mr. Odinga and his Ugandan friend, […]

Cheptegei made to wait in Entebbe

Cheptegei made to wait in Entebbe

Uganda’s sole medalist at the just concluded IAAF World Championship in London, Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei returned home last night. Cheptegei settled for a silver medal behind world champion Mohamad Farah of England. He set a personal best time of 26:49.94, while Farah set a time of 26:49.51. The young athlete however did not take part […]

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

Uganda: 1080 athletes ready for Brookside East Africa games

The athletes that will represent Uganda at this year’s edition of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports Associations (FEASSSA) games, will be flagged Wednesday at National Council for Sports headquarters, Lugogo. The 16th edition of the games commences Thursday August 17th, and will end on August, 27 at the hosting St Joseph’s […]

Energy giant UEGCL gets ISO recognition

Energy giant UEGCL gets ISO recognition

The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has been recognised by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system and excellence. The parastatal company that generates electricity for use in Uganda and for sale in neighboring countries passed with flying colours to get the ISO 9001, […]

Gen. Muntu battles ‘Besigye candidate Amuriat’, 4 others for FDC presidency

Gen. Muntu battles ‘Besigye candidate Amuriat’, 4 others for FDC presidency

A two-day party presidential nomination exercise to pick the new president of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has kicked off today Monday with fanfare. Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu nominated on Monday, is seeking a second term at the helm of the leading opposition party in Uganda but faces competition from Dan Matsiko from Bushenyi, […]

Nandala Mafabi taking FDC MPs, creating new opposition party

Nandala Mafabi taking FDC MPs, creating new opposition party

Budadiri West MP Nandala Mafabi opted out of the Forum for Democratic Change presidency race ‘because he believes the main opposition party is now becoming irrelevant’, the latest information reveals. Mafabi’s longtime rival Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu is today Monday expected to seek nomination for election of party president having served five years as political […]