Court convicts Police, spy agencies of torturing Ugandans

Court convicts Police, spy agencies of torturing Ugandans

Judge Margret Oguli Oumo has on Thursday ordered that the 22 tortured suspects in the murder of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, be compensated Shs80 million each. Justice Margret Oguli ruled that the said suspects were badly tortured while in custody and their rights violated. This follows the suspects’ lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuzi filed an […]

Roofings Ltd holds a multi-specialty medical camp at Nantabulirwa Primary School

Roofings Ltd holds a multi-specialty medical camp at Nantabulirwa Primary School

A Multi-specialty Medical Camp with specialists from Mukono Health Centre IV and Nama Wellness Community Centre was conducted at St Peters Natabulirwa Church of Uganda Primary School on Wednesday (Oct 11) by Roofings Group, Uganda’s leading steel products manufacturer. The response of the school to the camp was enormous and immensely gratifying. A total of […]

Uganda should refuse to take ‘refugees from Rwanda’: leaders insist

Uganda should refuse to take ‘refugees from Rwanda’: leaders insist

The influx of Rwandans into Uganda has to be checked, leaders in the south western district of Kabale are protesting. The concerned local leaderare demanding for stringent laws regulating the entry of Rwandan national especially through their Katuna border post. They argue that despite the implement of the East African Community Common market protocol, which […]

Milk giant rewards loyal pupils

Milk giant rewards loyal pupils

In a bid to improve nutrition among school-going children, Uganda’s leading milk firm has concluded schools program which run during 2nd Term and was held in 369 schools in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso. On Wednesday, Fresh Dairy officially announced the winners of the ‘Yoghurt Cup Collection Challenge’ a competition that dared all participating schools and […]

Age Limit: MP Magyezi orders firing of some legal committee members

Age Limit: MP Magyezi orders firing of some legal committee members

As the move to lift the presidential age limit picks pace, Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi wants the membership of parliament’s legal committee to be changed. Magyezi cites bias on the side of Opposition Chief Whip Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding, National Female Youth MP […]

Prophet Mbonye’s cultic Jesus-like welcome at Entebbe

Prophet Mbonye’s cultic Jesus-like welcome at Entebbe

All afternoon, social media has been awash with pictures of men and women welcoming Prophet Elvis Mbonye from a trip abroad. Wednesday’s cultic tendency at Entebbe International Airport Arrivals terminal was as dramatic as biblical Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Mbonye’s followers shout Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! with placards saying […]

UTL signs deal with tech firms to boost its income

UTL signs deal with tech firms to boost its income

Uganda Telecom (UTL) was placed under an administrator in April 2017 after a fall-out with majority shareholders in Libya. Libya owned 69 per cent while Uganda owned 31 per cent. In February, Libya recalled its directors, leaving Uganda with the burden of keeping the company afloat but the good news is UTL has made a big […]

Museveni replaces deceased Kyabihende with Brigadier Dick Olum

Museveni replaces deceased Kyabihende with Brigadier Dick Olum

Brigadier Dick Prit Olum has been posted as the country’s Defence Advisor in Kinshasa in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. He replaces replacing Brig. Geoffrey ‘Taban’ Kyabihende who passed away in early August this year. The Commander in Chief of the armed forces, H.E  President Yoweri Museveni has made changes in the Uganda People Defense […]

Doctors attack Museveni over greed, threaten to strike

Doctors attack Museveni over greed, threaten to strike

Doctors in Uganda’s public healthcare system have threatened to strike in protest over salaries whose value is being wiped out by a deepening economic crisis as President Museveni spends trillions of money to tighten his grip on power. The doctors have demanded that government put in place contingency measures that ensure health workers are adequately […]

Pastor Kakande given 4 days to abandon Masaka wetlands

Pastor Kakande given 4 days to abandon Masaka wetlands

The Commission of Inquiry into land matters has given Pastor Samuel Kakande four days to halt his work in the vast Lwera wetland at Bukakata sub county in Masaka district. The Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire led commission which was instituted by the President in December 2016 started investigating and inquiring into the effectiveness of the […]