Byanyima dies a bitter man, ‘not forgiven Museveni’

Byanyima dies a bitter man, ‘not forgiven Museveni’

Mzee Boniface Byanyima, President Museveni’s adopted father and the former national chairman of the Democratic Party, has passed away aged 94. The late Boniface Byanyima, a former head teacher at Mbarara High School is father to Oxfam Executive Director Winnie Byanyima. He passed on at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala where he was recently admitted, just […]

Kizza Besigye arrested in hunger-stricken Isingiro

Kizza Besigye arrested in hunger-stricken Isingiro

Fourtime Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye is being held by Isingiro police. URN said Besigye and two other FDC party officials were intercepted at a police check point at Ruborogota. Stanley Katembeya, the Western Region FDC Party Chairman and Eric Baino, the Secretary for mobilisation and the Elderly were picked up from […]

‘Museveni promised us air’, Kisoro voters protest

‘Museveni promised us air’, Kisoro voters protest

Thousands of residents in Bufumbira North Constituency in Kisoro District are up in arms over an unfulfilled pledge made by President Yoweri Museveni during the last presidential campaigns. This was revealed at the belated International Labor day celebrations. Area residents say that President Yoweri Museveni pledged to facilitate the process to create Bukimbiri Constituency, as a new […]

Ugandans at risk as Ebola outbreak kills people in DRC

Ugandans at risk as Ebola outbreak kills people in DRC

An Ebola outbreak has been declared in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said Friday, after the virus caused three deaths in the area since April 22, AFP said The WHO said the outbreak affects an equatorial forest region in Bas-Uele province, bordering Central African Republic. The last Ebola outbreak in Congo […]

Ex-NRM Kisoro MP dies after a short strange illness

Ex-NRM Kisoro MP dies after a short strange illness

Persistently known for her silence in the August House, socialworker, Eudia Kwizera, the former Woman Member of Parliament for Kisoro has dead, in her 60s. Ms Kwizera died at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala this morning. A family statement said the parliamentary greenhorn – who spent 5 years as an MP – died after a short […]

Police made murdered Rwamutwe widow ‘give them Shs500,000’ to catch killers

Police made murdered Rwamutwe widow ‘give them Shs500,000’ to catch killers

In the latest bizarre reports in the murder of Bushenyi district businessman, John Rwamutwe, popularly known as Hedex, corrupt Police detectives alleged solicited Shs500,000 from Mrs. Monicah Rwamutwe in order to track the kidnappers of her husband who was at the time still alive but didn’t. Bushenyi based scribe Wilber Muhwezi-Kasibante,  Mrs. Monicah Rwamutwe said, the police detectives approached […]

‘Investigations into Mumbere murder case complete’

‘Investigations into Mumbere murder case complete’

The state has disclosed that investigations into the case against Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere and 181 of his royal guards have been concluded. In his submission at Jinja Magistrate’s court today during the mention of this case, the state prosecutor James Muliro said investigations are complete and they are currently working on the committal […]

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 […]