Kayihura apologises saying ‘Forgive me. I am a loyal soldier’

Kayihura apologises saying ‘Forgive me. I am a loyal soldier’

The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura has this morning handed over office to his successor, Martin Okoth-Ochola. “Forgive me if there is any I stepped on during my tenure , all I meant was for the good of our country , I didn’t have any personal problem with any of you,” Gen. […]

Who is sabotaging Bryan White attempted murder case?

Who is sabotaging Bryan White attempted murder case?

Hearing of an attempted murder case against city socialite Brian Kirumira popularly known as Bryn White has failed to commence for the second time, after the state prosecutor informed court that she does not have the police file in court. Court at Makindye presided over by Chief Magistrate Elias Kakooza has heard from state Attorney […]

UCC to Shutdown Unregistered News Websites

UCC to Shutdown Unregistered News Websites

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director Godffrey Mutabazi has issued a last warning to all unregistered and unlicensed news publishing websites that they will be shutdown. Mutabazi made the final call at the Annual Broadcasters Conference on Wednesday held at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala. He said the purpose of registering the news websites is […]

Salvador, Mariach and Teacher Mpamire for new Rock Comedy

Salvador, Mariach and Teacher Mpamire for new Rock Comedy

Over ten celebrated comedians Patrick Salvador, Napoleon Emmah, MC Mariach and Teacher Mpamire among others have been billed to perform at Rock comedy show which holds on March 6, 2018 at Rock Bar Restaurant. Physical Address: Plot 7-9 Nile Avenue, Kampala by 7pm prompt. “People should expect the best performances on that day, we have […]

Kahinda Otafire denies receiving a bribe to hand JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Kahinda Otafire denies receiving a bribe to hand JEVIC second-hand cars deal

Justice Minister Kahinda Otafire says he warned Uganda National Bureau of Standards against awarding a Japanese company, a monopoly to inspect vehicles imported from Japan and the United Kingdom. The company, JEVIC, is now the focus of an investigation by the Trade committee of Parliament, which is probing the award of contracts for the pre-export […]

Museveni gov’t becoming increasingly hostile towards journalists: Isaac Imaka

Museveni gov’t becoming increasingly hostile towards journalists: Isaac Imaka

The President of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association Isaac Imaka notes that the state will become increasingly hostile towards journalists as it seeks to quash dissent. He observes that state actors and law enforcement agencies act with impunity and arrogance that indicate that they are certain of never being brought to book. Imaka was commenting […]

End of the road for Vodafone Uganda

End of the road for Vodafone Uganda

Telecom operator Vodafone has applied for bankruptcy protection. In a notice of issue of an interim protection order, the Civil Division of the High Court has appointed Donald Nyakairu as Vodafone’s  Provisional Administrator and an interim Protective Order was granted to the company for a period of three (3) months pursuant to Section 139 of […]

Byanyima’s Oxfam boss ‘sorry’ for sex abuse scandal

Byanyima’s Oxfam boss ‘sorry’ for sex abuse scandal

Days after Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima apologised over the British charity’s handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti, Oxfam’s chief executive Mark Goldring has said he is also sorry for the damage the charity has done to the people of Haiti and the wider efforts of aid workers. About 7,000 people have stopped […]

Uganda ill advised to rely only on Hydro power, MP Byarugaba says

Uganda ill advised to rely only on Hydro power, MP Byarugaba says

The Chairperson of Parliament’s natural resources committee Alex Byarugaba says it is ill advised to rely only on Hyrdro electric power generation. He has emphasized the need to continue investing in alternative power sources like thermal generators to provide the nation with a fallback position in case hydro power generation becomes unreliable. His comments follow […]