Police hunts for killers of Kabaka’s closest guard

Police hunts for killers of Kabaka’s closest guard

The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi is mourning the passing on of his closest guard, Hassan Mugerwa aka Maliba who was found dead at Kubiri along Bombo Road on Saturday morning. Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Mugerwa was found lying dead in the middle of the road in the wee hours of Saturday morning. […]

Museveni to kick out rebellious NRM Eala aspirants

Museveni to kick out rebellious NRM Eala aspirants

That President Museveni has previously tried to influence the election to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) of several cadres is a public secret. And by tomorrow (Thursday), the ruling NRM party’s chairman is also expected to remove 38 candidates from the 44 who picked nomination forms yesterday to stand based on their mannerisms and […]

Kale Kayihura’s brother-in-law ‘stole’ Shs530 million from Finance Trust Bank

Kale Kayihura’s brother-in-law ‘stole’ Shs530 million from Finance Trust Bank

Uganda Police Inspector General Kale Kayihura’s brother-in-law Emma Ngonga is among the gang that was arrested after being suspected of orchestrating the theft of Shs530 million from Finance Trust Bank. In what has been dubbed the biggest ever crackdown of financial hackers in Uganda, the thieves carried out the cybercrime arrangement on the Christmas day […]

Lira woman arrested for enticing teenage girls

Lira woman arrested for enticing teenage girls

Police in Lira have arrested a 29-year-old woman on allegations that she is luring young girls into lesbianism. The woman who confessed to the offense was found making love with a 15 year old girl at her Senior Quarters home in Lira town on Monday. The North Kyoga regional police spokesperson, Mr David Ongom Mudong, […]

Post-Kiggundu era at EC starts Tuesday

Post-Kiggundu era at EC starts Tuesday

The inability to organise the Local Council One and Two elections is the only major regret for former Electoral Commission Chairman, Dr Badru Kiggundu. This will be one of the first tasks Court of Appeal Judge Simon Mugenyi Byabakama who will be sworn in on Tuesday next week will tackle. Byabakama will to replace Mr […]

OIL CASH BONANZA: Tullow leaves Uganda, $900million assets sold to Total

OIL CASH BONANZA: Tullow leaves Uganda, $900million assets sold to Total

Photo by Justin Dralaze Ziras/Reuters TV British oil firm Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) has Monday announced that it has agreed a substantial farm-down of its assets in Uganda to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (Total). The news comes hours before Uganda’s Parliament investigates the much anticipated debate on the now controversial bonus payments to selected government officials […]

Govt blocks all Ugandans from discussing Shs6 billion ‘presidential handshake’

Govt blocks all Ugandans from discussing Shs6 billion ‘presidential handshake’

The Constitutional Court has issued an interim order, to block parliament from discussing on its floor Uganda Revenue Authority’s decision to reward civil servants with over Shs6 billion (£1.3m) for their work on a court case the government won against UK firm Heritage Oil Company. On Monday afternoon, Deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma issued the […]

Katakwi residents protest, vow to slaughter over 70 buffaloes

Katakwi residents protest, vow to slaughter over 70 buffaloes

Residents of Obwobwo parish, in Ongongoja sub county, Katakwi district are protesting against the continued invasion by wild animals into their agricultural gardens. The area which borders Maseniko-Bokora game reserve, running from Napak to Moroto district has seen several wild animals cross over and destroy crops in the neighboring gardens which is their source of […]

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 […]

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