Woman wanted for questioning in connection to Nansana theft

Woman wanted for questioning in connection to Nansana theft

A woman is wanted by police in connection with the theft in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District. Officers are keen to talk to the woman pictured above, Nanyonjo Moreen after an unnamed Nansana resident had his belongings stolen whilst away for work in December 2018. The theft is allegedly to have taken place on December 12, […]

Landlord arrested over two female students found dead in rented room

Landlord arrested over two female students found dead in rented room

Old Kampala Police Station is investigating the death of two young women aged between 20 and 24, whose bodies were found rotting in a rented room in Kakeeka village, Rubaga division. The two were identified by neighbors as Huda Njuba and Safinah both former students of East African University. Police was informed of the death […]

Abudallah Kitatta to spend Christmas in jail

Abudallah Kitatta to spend Christmas in jail

The General Court Martial at Makindye has ordered jailed Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abudallah Kitatta to defend himself on charges of unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. This after the 7-member court, led by Lt. General Andrew Gutti unanimously ruled that Kitatta and nine of his co-accused have a case to answer, and must explain how […]

EU responds to ‘supporting subversive activities’ in Uganda

EU responds to ‘supporting subversive activities’ in Uganda

The Head of European Union Delegation in Uganda, Attilio Pacifici says the EU is not supporting potentially subversive activities in Uganda. Ambassador Pacifici says such claims have come up with in the government questioning the EU support to civil society actors in areas of human rights and governance. Speaking at a dialogue on Human Rights […]

BOU Probe: Beatrice Kyambadde remanded to Luzira Prison

BOU Probe: Beatrice Kyambadde remanded to Luzira Prison

Bank of Uganda security officers have been charged with negligence leading to the disappearance of defunct commercial banks documents. Ms Beatrice Kyambadde, a security assistant at the central bank appeared before City Hall Court in Kampala on Tuesday and charged with negligence before she was remanded to Luzira Prison until December 6. By the time […]

District Health Officers on strike

District Health Officers on strike

District Health Officers have boycotted the Annual Health Sector Review meeting that opened today in Kampala. The boycott follows a resolution in which DHO’s agreed to stay away from the meeting in protest of government’s failure to enhance their salaries. The DHOs want their salary increased from Shs 2.7 million to Shs 4 million, according […]

Is Justice Bamugemereire going political?

Is Justice Bamugemereire going political?

The Judiciary has criticised the Commission of Inquiry into land matters on the forum used over allegations of connivance between some judicial officers and land grabbers. In her communication to the press last week, the Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into land matters Justice Catherine Bamugemereire said their investigations had unearthed a syndicate between […]

Sadolin launches new paints for Uganda

Sadolin launches new paints for Uganda

Sadolin Paint parent company, Akzo Nobel, a premier global paints and coatings manufacturer, has launched new exterior paints in Uganda. From the Grand Masters of protection, Sadolin Wallguard ® is a breathable, water-repelling finishing coat with Mouldex technology that allows the easy escape of harmful moisture. Able to withstand extreme weather conditions and surfaces exposed […]

Bobi Wine’s driver was not shot near hotel, was driven there by security while bleeding

Bobi Wine’s driver was not shot near hotel, was driven there by security while bleeding

The proprietor of Pacific Hotel in Arua where Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi and others were brutally arrested has claimed  that security operatives, mostly Special Forces Commandos stole property belonging to customers and beat up clients. Special forces Commander Brig. General Don Nabaasa (pictured up) could not be reached for a comment. Mr. Luigi Candia […]

In Uganda, unemployment increases with the level of education

In Uganda, unemployment increases with the level of education

As Uganda today joined the rest of the World today to commemorate International Youth Day, we are likely to hear a lot about youth unemployment. That’s because, like many African countries, Youth unemployment remains a serious policy challenge for Uganda. Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with 77% of Uganda’s population […]