VIDEO & PHOTOS: Global bus, taxi accident in Lwengo kills 14

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Global bus, taxi accident in Lwengo kills 14

A taxi driver’s attempt to dodge a cow which was crossing the road has Wednesday morning led to a fatal accident in Lwengo involving a bus and Fuso truck. A taxi, registtation No. UAX 715G travelling from Lyantonde District to Kampala collided with a Global coach bus registration number UAU 710U and a Fuso truck loaded […]

Prime Minister’s aide recklessly kills three in Arua

Prime Minister’s aide recklessly kills three in Arua

Things change in the blink of an eye in Uganda. Rushing from enjoying the Christmas holidays with his family, Michael Openytho, an accountant with the Office of the Prime Minister based in Arua district is in trouble for knocking dead a boda boda rider and his two passengers. According to West Nile based URN journalist, […]

Journalist who stole Joy Biira’s Mercedes Benz charged

Journalist who stole Joy Biira’s Mercedes Benz charged

Embattled KTN reporter and news anchor Joy Doreen Biira is not yet done with headlines going into the new year. Her friend and fellow journalist at Standard Media Group journalist Aaron Obudho Ochieng was on Tuesday charged with stealing the treason-bearing Ugandan reporter’s Mercedes Benz E200. The vehicle was stolen from the company’s parking lot […]

EU gives Uganda sh30b after impressive financial management

EU gives Uganda sh30b after impressive financial management

With Uganda’s Finance Ministry reforms heralded the best in East Africa and possibly continent-wide, the European Union has given the country a new $8m (about sh30billion). Signed on Friday by EU’s head of delegation to Uganda, Christian Schmidt, the new grant has been advanced because the block is happy with the government reforms in public […]

Here is why 2017 LC elections will be postponed

Here is why 2017 LC elections will be postponed

Members of Parliament want Local Council elections postponed to allow government properly organize the process and carry out enough civic education. The government recently announced that LC1 elections would be held in January 2017. The legislators’ sentiments are also shared by the current LC 1 leaders who insist queuing behind candidates will cause problems. They […]

Jose Chameleone to headline year-ending UG Mix Dance Party

Jose Chameleone to headline year-ending UG Mix Dance Party

A bevy of local stars include Dr Jose Chameleone, Bobi Wine, Bebe Cool, Juliana Kanyomozi, Irene Ntale, Winnie Nwagi, Nince Henry, King Saha and Sheeba Karungi among others are set to rock Uganda Waragi’s biggest party will be happening again this Saturday at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel gardens ushering in the New Year 2017 amidst […]

Makerere University Council is useless, lecturers’ boss hits out

Makerere University Council is useless, lecturers’ boss hits out

The head of Makerere University Academic Staff Association (MUASA), Dr Muhammad Kiggundu has hit out at the University Council Chairman, Dr Charles Wana-Etyem, over incompetency after he claimed he is frustrated in his efforts to end the institution’s woes. READ: Makerere defeats USA’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology at TechCon 2016 While appearing on NBS TV’s […]

Museveni orders Makerere to reopen immediately for staff not students

Museveni orders Makerere to reopen immediately for staff not students

President Yoweri Museveni has given a green light to plans of reopening Makerere University. According to a December 24 letter from education minister Janet Museveni, the president has directed the university council to “make the necessary arrangements for the university to reopen”. “I have communicated the resolutions (of Muasa general assembly) to the president, who […]

Rwenzururu elders form peace team as M7 orders release of Kasese suspects

Rwenzururu elders form peace team as M7 orders release of Kasese suspects

Indeed, it was never in the government’s thinking to shoot over 120 people during the clashes between security forces and royal guards of the Rwenzururu kingdom on November 26 and 27. READ: Mumbere, 161 royal guards wanted to overthrow President Museveni: court This is according to elders and opinion leaders from Rwenzururu Kingdom who have […]

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