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 […]

Kinyogoga sub-county records 16 meningitis cases

Kinyogoga sub-county records 16 meningitis cases

The acting director general of health services, Prof. Anthony Mbonye says current water shortage has led pastoralists to converge in big numbers at River Lugogo, one of the reasons why there is an outbreak of acute bacterial meningitis in Kinyogoga sub-county in Nakaseke district. “Anyone is at risk of infection with meningitis. However, children and young […]

UGANDA CRANES: Moses Magogo to be grilled by Police over match-fixing

UGANDA CRANES: Moses Magogo to be grilled by Police over match-fixing

Local football governing bodby, Fufa boss, Moses Magogo, has been summoned to help the police with an investigation into match-fixing at a national and league level. ALSO READ: New evidence points to high level match-fixing in Ugandan football A police letter requesting that the football association president’s come in for questioning was circulating on social […]

Uganda MPs pay last respects to fallen politician Mathias Nsubuga

Uganda MPs pay last respects to fallen politician Mathias Nsubuga

Casket bearing remains of the late Mathias Nsubuga, Secretary General of Democratic Party is laying at parliament. The fallen former lawmaker is being mourned by for his colleagues in the August House. There will be a 9:00 am Requiem Mass for the late politician at Lubaga Cathedral and 1:00pm setting off to Lwengo, Ngereko-Manja in […]

Uganda gets 86 new tank company commanders

Uganda gets 86 new tank company commanders

The Commander in Chief of Uganda armed forces, Gen. Yoweri Museveni has officiated the pass-out of 86 tank company commanders at Karama Armoured Warfare Training School in Mubende District. President Museveni said besides warfare, the skills of tank forces will benefit other industries such as car manufacturing.’ He further stated that Uganda was tired of […]

Besigye arrested after storming Mumbere court hearing

Besigye arrested after storming Mumbere court hearing

The Forum for Democratic Change’s former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has arrested at the Jinja magistrates court after trying to force his way into where Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere is being tried. Under heavy security escort, Mumbere was on November 29 transferred from Police’s special operations base at Nalufenya to Jinja Chief Magistrate’s Court […]

Myko Ouma braces for Jazz Night

Myko Ouma braces for Jazz Night

The Jazz Evening is back for its closing edition of 2016 at Club Guvnor this Friday and will be headlined by guitar maestro, Myko Ouma. Ouma is a renowned figure in the Jazz and contemporary world of music. After studying Western music at Makerere, he began exploring traditional Ugandan instrumentation. Lois Aber, the Johnnie Walker […]