Fire guts down Nsangi school dormitry

Fire guts down Nsangi school dormitry

Property worth millions of shillings went up in smoke when a night fire gutted a dormitory at Nsangi Secondary School, Wakiso District. the flames completely destroyed students’ personal belongings, including books, clothes and shoes for candidate students in senior four and six. The blaze was first noticed by some students, who raised the alarm, alerting their colleagues, as […]

Security man killed by mob after shooting Arua Park trader

Security man killed by mob after shooting Arua Park trader

A security guard was lynched for shooting one dead at Arua Park, downtown Kampala where traders are demonstrating over hike of rental fees in arcades. The strike by traders today at Superior Complex was aimed at showing their dissatisfaction with the hike in rental fees. The traders were dissatisfied over rent hike from sh1.5m to […]

UPDF Major gunned down in a toilet

UPDF Major gunned down in a toilet

Uganda’s security organisations are in a point of bother after the gruesome killing of UPDF Zonal pensions officer, Maj Erasmus Tinkamarire. Maj. Tinkamarire, 45, was gunned down near the office of Masindi Resident District Commissioner (RDC), which is located along Butyaba road, Albertine regional police spokesperson Mr Julius Hakiza confirmed. The UPDF boss was dressed in civilian clothes at about […]

Murder suspects Kanyamunyu, Cynthia Munwangari given bail

Murder suspects Kanyamunyu, Cynthia Munwangari given bail

High Court in Kampala has today allowed the bail application of Joseph Kanyamunyu, brother to Mathew Kanyamunyu who are facing murder charges over the death of a child rights activist, Kenneth Akena. Kanyamunyu’s lawyers Caleb Alaka and Evans Ochieng filed the bail application last month. Joseph and Mathew Kanyamunyu’s girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari were granted bail […]

Frank Gashumba ‘conned nkuba kyeyo’, NBS TV speaks out

Frank Gashumba ‘conned nkuba kyeyo’, NBS TV speaks out

Kamwokya-based NBS TV “reconsidering” having controversial city businessman and political activist Frank Gashumba as a panelist on their The Eagle program. The station owned by tech guru Kin Kariisa claims “flying” conning allegations have been raised against Mr Gashumba by some individuals. The new Sunday evening no hold back all attack program was hosted by […]

Uganda could consider ‘closing border to South Sudanese refugees’

Uganda could consider ‘closing border to South Sudanese refugees’

Uganda’s ongoing open-door refugee policy has received praise from the international community, especially from the United Nations, for being progressive and forward-thinking and is among the 10 countries in the world with the highest refugee population – hosting around 865,000 by December 2016. But this could change soon with the UN refugee chief and Uganda’s government on Thursday, […]

Mityana Police officers shot dead 3-year-old girl

Mityana Police officers shot dead 3-year-old girl

Buluma village in Butayunja sub-county in Mityana district has been sent into turmoil after three police officers attached to the Police Flying Squad have shot dead a 3-year-old girl and injured two other people. Eyewitnness reports say that the officers raided the village on the invitation of a resident only identified as Kulumba after he […]

Uganda’s women lead in doing business worldwide

Uganda’s women lead in doing business worldwide

Despite an ailing economy, Uganda has the most entrepreneurial women in the world according to a new study. The Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE) report released recently, revealed that 34.8 percent of businesses in Uganda are owned by women, making it the top performing country in the world. The MIWE is a weighted index […]

Fate of over 6000 Ugandan soldiers in Somalia to be discussed in London

Fate of over 6000 Ugandan soldiers in Somalia to be discussed in London

Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa, has revealed on Friday that a discussion on the future of Uganda’s involvement in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is high on the agenda of the forthcoming 2017 London Somalia Conference. Mr Kutesa, while meeting the European Union Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Kristian Schmidt said in Kampala; “We discussed […]

Ingrid Turinawe sticks to ‘MPs are PIGS’ script, blames Mugisha Muntu for Eala defeat

Ingrid Turinawe sticks to ‘MPs are PIGS’ script, blames Mugisha Muntu for Eala defeat

Leading opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) politician Ingrid Kamateneti Turinawe struck a pessimistic tone in her first television interview to Ugandans Wednesday morning, delivering what she called “a message of frustration and strength” and calling for national action to help usher in a “stronger opposition to Museveni.” Her responses to NBS TV morning […]

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