Heroic Busitema student Mwesigye died saving drowning friends

Heroic Busitema student Mwesigye died saving drowning friends

It was just a matter of weeks until Mwesigye Jim Reeves would make his parents proud by completing his four-year Water Engineering Resources degree, but this will never come to light. Mwesigye, the Busitema guild cabinet speaker was one of the three students who on Saturday drowned in Lake Victoria at Sangalo Beach in Majanji […]

Police speaks out on missing 19 guns in Kasese

Police speaks out on missing 19 guns in Kasese

Following the bloody clashes in Rwenzori sub-region, security forces have been carrying out a massive hunt in which guns that were taken from Police officers by assailants have been recovered. The latest in the lot were the last three of the 19 guns taken by suspected Rwenzururu royal guards in the November 26, 2016 attacks on […]

No evidence to ‘pin Police on Omukama poisoning attempt’

No evidence to ‘pin Police on Omukama poisoning attempt’

Uganda Police has said the claims and suspicions about an alleged plot to poison the Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara, Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I were not sufficient to warrant a criminal prosecution. This was revealed over the weekend by Police’s Ms Susan Kasingye after the Kingdom demanded a report on the incident that allegedly happened on February […]

URA impounds skin bleaching cosmetics worth Shs120m

URA impounds skin bleaching cosmetics worth Shs120m

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has impounded 622 cartons of cosmetics containing the banned hydroquinone valued at Shs120 million from the Democratic Republic of Congo. URA’s acting Assistant Commissioner Enforcement said the cosmetics were intercepted at Kagamba in Kanungu District impounded and taken to URA headquarters in Kampala on February 4, according to Daily Monitor. In […]

Judge orders Luzira Prison to release Rwenzururu King

Judge orders Luzira Prison to release Rwenzururu King

Jinja High Court has once again granted bail to Rwenzururu king, Charles Wesley Mumbere after accepting his second bail application on Monday afternoon. Justice Micheal Elubu granted Mumbere bail on condition that he appears before court registrar every week.  The application filed by the state in objection of the king’s release on bail for being a […]

No guns, fanfare as ‘rebel Mumbere’ appears in Jinja court

No guns, fanfare as ‘rebel Mumbere’ appears in Jinja court

Unlike the previous six hearings, there is calm at Jinja High Court where Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere makes his bail application hearing according to media reports from the eastern town. Usually, Mumbere’s appearances were characterised by heavy security deployment, closing of some roads and restricted access to court premises. Today there is open access […]

Muhwezi group fight Makobore High School’s intake of girls

Muhwezi group fight Makobore High School’s intake of girls

A prominent group of former Makobore High School old students led by former minister Maj Gen Jim Katugugu Muhwezi have pushed though an a protest vote objecting the Diocese of North Kigezi’s decision of making institute mixed (open to both girls and boys). READ: Controversy as Makobore boys’ High School admits females The illustrious school’s board […]

Ugandans do not employ me -Gen Museveni

Ugandans do not employ me -Gen Museveni

Today, President Yoweri Museveni while in Masindi Town at the Golf and Sports Club grounds gave a landmark speech marking his 31 years in power, but unlike in 1986, more than half of the almost 40 million Ugandans he spoke to  were not yet born when he seized state control. He has assured the country […]

MUBS disown murdered Kiruhura girl Twijukye

MUBS disown murdered Kiruhura girl Twijukye

Makerere University Business School has released a statement about student who was found decomposing in Namanve on Friday January 13, 2017 and laid to rest over the weekend in Rwemitoma, Kiruhura District. Days after her murder, the relatives went to push for justice for 23-year-old Enid Twijukye. Police mounted a search and arrest the number […]

Gen. Tumukunde rushes to Kanungu over Congolese abducting Ugandans

Gen. Tumukunde rushes to Kanungu over Congolese abducting Ugandans

Security minister Gen. Henry Tumukunde and his officials are investigating circumstances under which several Ugandans farmers are abducted by armed Congolese government agents across the border of Kanungu District. This follows the weekend release of a Uganda national who was early this month abducted while attending to his gardens in across the border in the Democratic […]

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