Gov’t cripples Kanyamunyu, business closed by URA

Gov’t cripples Kanyamunyu, business closed by URA

Murder suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu’s Quatum Logistics  Express has Wednesday been closed by Uganda Revenue Authority for failure to clear a debt of sh13m accrued from Value Added Tax (VAT). According to their profile, Kanyamunyu’s  embattled company deals in International Express Courier, back to back Land, Aerial & Maritime Solutions, Air/Ocean Freight, Contract Logistics, Customs Brokerage and others. URA’s […]

Museveni abuser Stella Nyanzi to be quizzed in court today

Museveni abuser Stella Nyanzi to be quizzed in court today

Embattled Makerere academic and government critic Stella Nyanzi, who was arrested and jailed for insulting the President Yoweri Museveni and first lady, is set to appear in court on Tuesday. According to court documents, Dr Nyanzi who has been on remand at Luzira prison since April 13th 2017 will today be produced before Buganda Road […]

Besigye coughs millions as MP Mubarak Munyagwa leaves Luzira prison

Besigye coughs millions as MP Mubarak Munyagwa leaves Luzira prison

After two weeks in jail, Kawempe South MP, Mubarak Munyagwa Sserunga made a down payment of 15 million shillings of sh100m he owes a one John Baptist Maali and was released from Luzira Prison by High Court. Part of the money was contributed by former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye. Munyagwa promised […]

Students without National IDs to be blocked from national exams

Students without National IDs to be blocked from national exams

The minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni wants to ensure that students use their national identification numbers (NIN) on academic documents. This follows the upcoming mass registration of school-going children (age 5-15 years) by the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) that will commence on May 29 and end on June 25, 2017. About 10 million Ugandan […]

14 gunmen attack Kween Police station, five killed

14 gunmen attack Kween Police station, five killed

The surge in gun violence continues with the latest attack happening this week in the Sebei region of north eastern Uganda, TheUgandan reports. According to the Uganda Peoples Defence Force (UPDF) 3rd Division commander, Dick Olum, one Police officer, Sgt Emmanuel Totwala was on Tuesday killed in an exchange of gunfire with 14 armed thugs […]

Journalists, Ugandans kicked out as UCC sweats in ‘sim cards case’

Journalists, Ugandans kicked out as UCC sweats in ‘sim cards case’

Hearing of application seeking to block Uganda Communications Commission’s seven-day ultimatum on the Sim card Verification exercise is ongoing in camera at the Kampala High Court. High Court Assistant Registrar Joy Kabagye is presiding, with only UCC lawyers and petitioners. The public and press are not allowed to observe the procedure or process. TheUgandan understands […]

New SIM card registration very responsive – UCC

New SIM card registration very responsive – UCC

With less than two days for the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) and the police to switch off all subscriber identification module (SIM) cards that were registered without using the National Identification cards, and passports, authorities say the exercise is on doing well. Isaac Kalembe, the UCC spokesperson on Tuesday said over 7 million subscribers have updated […]

Besigye explains Nyanzi status after visiting Kira Police station

Besigye explains Nyanzi status after visiting Kira Police station

Four time presidential contender Dr Kizza Besigye has spoken out after he visited controversial Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi at Kira Divisional police headquarters where she’s being held. Later, apparently referring to criticism of failing Police holding Dr Nyanzi beyond the mandatory 48 hours, Besigye tweeted, “We’ve been denied access to Dr Stella […]

Illegal NRM voters from Kitgum arrested in Aruu North

Illegal NRM voters from Kitgum arrested in Aruu North

Besides low voter turnout was exacerbated by late delivery of polling materials at some polling stations, Police has arrested youths ferried reported ferried from Kitgum to vote for the NRM candidate in Aruu North by-elections. Citizen Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) coordinator, Crispin Kaheru said the youth were intercepted by residents in Agangura Sub-county before violence broke […]

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 […]

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