VIDEO: Ugandan student is killed in India over sex

VIDEO: Ugandan student is killed in India over sex

A 24-year-old Ugandan national was allegedly killed in Bengalur, India, during the early hours of Thursday morning. The deceased was identifed as Nakayaki Florence, a student of BBM in a private college in New Delhi and her killer has been identified as Ishan Sood, 30, a resident of BTM. According to police, Florence met Ishan at Brigade […]

Tremors as URA’s Akol reshuffles top management

Tremors as URA’s Akol reshuffles top management

The Uganda Revenue Authority Commissioner General, Doris Akol, has reshuffled her top most management in a move meant to boost efficiency at the tax body and take it back to the glorious days. In a staff memo sent to all URA employees on Friday morning, Ms Akol made various changes to her management. It is not yet […]

Rukiga County MP fronts Museveni for 2021

Rukiga County MP fronts Museveni for 2021

Rukiga County MP Herbert Kabafunzaki has launched a campaign to ensure that President Yoweri Museveni is the NRM flag bearer in the 2021 elections. Kabafunzaki is also the state minister for Labour, Gender and Social relations. He said Museveni should be re-elected because of his wise leadership and visionary skills. He said as an MP he […]

KANYAMUNYU CASE: Byanyima finally turns up for Police grilling over alleged Acholi v Bahima comments

KANYAMUNYU CASE: Byanyima finally turns up for Police grilling over alleged Acholi v Bahima comments

Edith Byanyima, a sister to Winnie Byanyima, the wife of former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Kizza Besigye, has finally appeared at the Special Investigations Directorate at Kireka for questioning. She was called upon to appear at the SID for  interrogation and later make a statement regarding Police investigations into a case of promoting sectarianism and incitement to […]

HIV positive Police officer kills wife, self

HIV positive Police officer kills wife, self

A Policeman shot his wife dead and later turned the gun onto himself in Nsambya, a Kampala city suburb. Police say Godfrey Sabiti, killed his wife before turning the same gun at himself after he allegedly tested HIV positive. “We have recovered the test results of HIV for the wife, Akol and the children except […]

Our party is in danger of extinction – DP President Mao

Our party is in danger of extinction –  DP President Mao

The President General of the Democratic party Nobert Mao has called for a crisis meeting following massive defections from Uganda’s oldest party to the ruling National Resistance Movement. Mr Mao who appeared worried as he addressed the media on Tuesday at the party offices in Kampala observed that the resignation of the party national chairman, […]

Ex-LRA’s commander Kwoyelo pretrial kicks off

Ex-LRA’s commander Kwoyelo pretrial kicks off

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is today afternoon set to disclose his evidence against the ex-commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Thomas Kwoyelo in a pre-trial hearing session at the International Crimes Division Court in Kampala. Kwoyelo is battling 53 charges of murder, willful killing, and kidnap with intent to kill, aggravated robbery, […]

Makerere lecturer suspended over withholding students’ marks

Makerere lecturer suspended over withholding students’ marks

Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof John Ddumba Sentamu has suspended a senior lecturer for failing to handover students’ marks and scripts that are supposed to graduate in February. According to the letter dated 30th January 2017, Prof Ddumba suspended with immediate effect Dr James Wokadala a lecturer in the  department of planning and applied statistics […]

URA’s Akol, beneficiaries for more grilling in Oil cash bonanza investigation

URA’s Akol, beneficiaries for more grilling in Oil cash bonanza investigation

The Abdu Katuntu led- Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) is today set to once again grill Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Doris Akol and her top management team over a presidential golden handshake of Shs6 billion. Ms Akol, who appeared as the first witness before the committee, last week tabled […]

Museveni opposes Speaker Kadaga’s Shs19.8 billion helicopter

Museveni opposes Speaker Kadaga’s Shs19.8 billion helicopter

On Friday, the Kyabazinga of Busoga William Nadiope Gabula IV, was appointed an Ambassador for special duties in the office of President Yoweri Museveni. With a nod to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga’s bloodline, Gabula’s three million Basoga subjects will not be worried about not financially supporting their King as he now has taken […]