Names of soldiers killed in Kasese clashes revealed

Names of soldiers killed in Kasese clashes revealed

The government has released the names 16 police officers, who were killed in the attacks in Kasese on Saturday and Sunday following fresh clashes between security forces and suspected Rwenzururu kingdom loyalists. Gen Jeje Odong, minister for internal affairs identified the slain officials as Sgt Joseph Kule; Detective Cpl Richard Elai; Cpl Patrick Anywar; Cpl […]

YOU’RE A BIG COWARD! Popular Daily Monitor Journalist Timothy Kalyegira attacked by Matooke Republic boss

YOU’RE A BIG COWARD! Popular Daily Monitor Journalist Timothy Kalyegira attacked by Matooke Republic boss

A popular journalist has launched a scathing attack on veteran journalist Timothy Kalyegira, currently running the Kampala Express, a Facebook based publication for saying that embattled tycoon Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia owns the Matooke Republic publication. Henry H. Ssali the founder and Managing Director of Matooke Republic Media Ltd who a decade ago also worked as […]

Brewer builds Shs 300m public toilets in Nakawa and Kirombe areas

Brewer builds Shs 300m public toilets in Nakawa and Kirombe areas

Before, resident could only find unclean but affordable place of convenience! Uganda’s oldest beer maker Uganda Breweries Limited has launched a sanitation project that will see the brewery construct public sanitation facilities for the residents and traders of Port Bell and Kirombe areas in Nakawa Division. The 3 months project which is part of UBL’s […]

Controversial Bridge academies vow to sue minister Kasaija over pornography allegations

Controversial Bridge academies vow to sue minister Kasaija over pornography allegations

Bridge International academies backed by Microsoft chief executive Bill Gates and Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg say they are “deeply concerned” by malicious comments made against them by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija. While speaking at the 22nd graduation ceremony of Uganda Martyrs University main campus on Thursday, Minister Kasaija said: […]

Police arrest two more Kanyamunyu brothers in connection to Akena murder

Police arrest two more Kanyamunyu brothers in connection to Akena murder

Two brothers of alleged killer Mathew Kanyamunyu may have tampered some of the evidence that might have been left behind in the search for justice for Kenneth Akena, detectives involved in the investigation believe. Mr Moses Kanyamunyu and Mr Joseph Kanyamunyu a renowned public relations and advertising honcho were on Thursday arrested to aid the […]

LC 5 chairman illegally campaigns for Museveni’s 2021 election

LC 5 chairman illegally campaigns for Museveni’s 2021 election

A prominent Kagadi leader has been accused of illegal electioneering. Barely a year since general elections were held in Uganda on 18 February 2016 to elect the President and Parliament, Kagadi District LCV chair person Stephen Mfashingabo asked locals in the district to prepare to campaign for incumbent President Yoweri Museveni as he is contest […]

Government hardens on chaotic upcountry buses

Government hardens on chaotic upcountry buses

As the journeys upcountry during the festive season commence, owners of bus companies to reallocate.   Winston Katushabe, the the secretary to the transport licensing board in the Minister of Works and Transport has ordered the them to from December 1st to load and offload from new designated places according to newly released guidelines.   […]

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. […]

Museveni sends 9-man committee to unearth Makerere University decay

Museveni sends 9-man committee to unearth Makerere University decay

President Museveni has set up a visitation committee to look into the incessant strikes at Makerere University after the latest lecturers’ sit-down strike provoked an Executive order closing it down indefinitely. The committee is to commence work immediately. MORE: Museveni starts probes on Makerere strikes The President according to his senior press secretary Don Wanyama […]