Gov’t to switch off internet after KTN’s Joy Biira filmed military raid on Rwenzururu palace

Gov’t to switch off internet after KTN’s Joy Biira filmed military raid on Rwenzururu palace

International attention is now turning to Uganda. The government of Uganda has done it before, and it still has authority to disconnect commercial and private wireless networks—affecting both cellphones and the internet—in the event of an emergency, such as a viable threat of a terrorist attack,” a detective attached to the Kasese Central Police Station […]

Lake Albert boat accident: Eight bodies recovered

Lake Albert boat accident: Eight bodies recovered

Only eight of the ten people who drowned after the boat they were traveling in capsized on Lake Albert have been retrieved. Mr Julius Hakiza, the Albertine regional police public relations says the accident occurred on Thursday evening at the Kabolwa Landing Site in Buliisa District. Eleven people were rescued by marine police and local […]

Besigye furious as Kabale violence case flops

Besigye furious as Kabale violence case flops

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president, Dr Kiiza Besigye has condemned the manner in which the Kabale case in which he is accused over inciting the public on July 14, 2012 is being handled. Dr Besigye and his co-accused today appeared in Kabale Chief Magistrates Court but prosecution did not produce witnesses once again. […]

(PHOTOS) Youthful Makidadi hosts Mufti in Butogota

(PHOTOS) Youthful Makidadi hosts Mufti in Butogota

The Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Mubajje has urged Muslim youth in the country to be at the forefront of promoting unity among themselves and people of different religious affiliation in order to prosper. Sheikh Mubajje made the remarks on Friday evening when he was hosted for dinner by the family of Mr. Kwizera Makidadi […]

Sheikh Mubajje wins Kanungu hearts

Sheikh Mubajje wins Kanungu hearts

Scores of Muslims jammed Kunungu’s Kihihi and Butogota mosques to welcome the Mufti of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council His Eminence Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje on Friday. Mubajje who has traversed the country, told Kanungu Muslims that his task is to unite a community and called on them be tolerant and live in harmony with […]

Museveni installs Kagonyera as Kabale University’s first Chancellor

Museveni installs Kagonyera as Kabale University’s first Chancellor

President Yoweri Museveni has today installed his longtime confidant Prof.  Mondo Kagonyera as the First Chancellor of Kabale University at Kirigime hill, Kabale Municipality, almost six months after his appointment was approved. Prof Kagonyera has officially appointed vice chancellors and other administrators as mandated by the law. “Am ready to serve at Kabale University in […]

Tullow to resume Uganda oil fields development

Tullow to resume Uganda oil fields development

Uganda’s economic slump maybe about to ending as UK-listed explorer Tullow Oil revealed they would restart work at exploration acreage in western Uganda, a senior official said. Tim O’Hanlon, vice president for Tullow Oil’s Africa business told an oil and gas conference in Cape Town that Tullow would resume work in Uganda, where it had […]

Ex Tooro PM Katuramu ‘death’ appeal scheduled for November 22

Ex Tooro PM Katuramu ‘death’ appeal scheduled for November 22

A Coram of Supreme Court judges will once again hear Katuramu’s ‘life’ appeal Jailed former Tooro premier John Sanyu Katuramu’s appeal against death sentence is among 30 case applications the Supreme Court for 14 days starting November 22, 2016. This particular case headlines the fortnight-long session that will also involve constitutional appeals and applications, civil […]

Kanungu bosses hijack Shs 400million meant for Kambuga Hospital facelift

Kanungu bosses hijack Shs 400million meant for Kambuga Hospital facelift

The current Kanungu LC5 chairperson Josephine Kasya and numerous district leaders are still very close with former  PM Amama Mbabazi and seen as frustrating the NRM gov’t programmes The appointment of Dr Diana Atwiine as the new Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health brings a ray of hope to locals in Kanungu District. Under her predecessor […]

RUKUNGIRI: Govt ‘refuses’ to look after Buyanja and Kebisoni Town Councils

RUKUNGIRI: Govt ‘refuses’ to look after Buyanja and Kebisoni Town Councils

Buyanja and Kebisoni TCs voted massively for Dr. Kizza Besigye  There is no doubt that Kebisoni and Buyanja Town Councils in Rukungiri District were created as the 2016 political terrain took shape, unfortunately denied victory to the ruling National Resistance Movement preferring to shower FDC’s Dr. Kizza Besigye with votes unlike in the 2011 presidential […]