M23 ex-rebels busted selling 7 guns to Ugandans at Bunagana

M23 ex-rebels busted selling 7 guns to Ugandans at Bunagana

In a hidden corner of Kisoro’s slow Bunagana border town, Uganda Police officers walked quietly looking for smuggled goods. What they found instead was a catalog of weapons, a clue to something bigger. Ely Maate, the Kigezi Region Police spokesperson, says they on Friday impounded six sub machine guns and a PK Machine Gun but […]

Music fraternity mourns fallen musician Denis Rackla

Music fraternity mourns fallen musician Denis Rackla

The entertainment industry woke up to news of the sudden demise of  singer and song writer Denis Mpima, commonly known as Denis Rackla. The Tugenda kusula mungato hit maker died on Friday night after a head on collision with a Police Van while coming from his farm in Kayunga. He died moments after reaching Mulago National Referral Hospital where his mother whom he […]

Mumbere re-arrested in Jinja, driven to unknown location

Mumbere re-arrested in Jinja, driven to unknown location

Drama has ensured outside Jinja High Court gate as the Rwenzururu king, Charles Wesley Mumbere was being re-arrested, hours after a court released him on bail It is unclear why the police have detained him again.   The embattled king protested tellingarea Deputy RPC Onesmus Mwesigwa that; ‘you should at least come with an arrest warrant’. […]

BREAKING NEWS: Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere granted bail

BREAKING NEWS: Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere granted bail

Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata has granted a non cash bail of Shs500 million to Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere facing terrorism, among other charges. In her Friday afternoon ruling, justice Luswata agreed with the submissions of king Mumbere’s defence lawyers led by Caleb Alaka that the king has two fixed residences in Muyenga […]

Omusinga’s bail ruling set for Friday

Omusinga’s bail ruling set for Friday

Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata has adjourned until tomorrow to give a ruling on Rwenzururu king Charles Mumbere’s bail application. Judge Luswata had earlier on Thursday morning dismissed an application by the state to have Mumbere’s bail hearing transferred to International Crimes Division of the High Court. “I will conclude therefore that at this […]

Ministry of health offices under Police siege

Ministry of health offices under Police siege

Armed presence remains high at the Ministry of Health headquarters in Wandegeya, Kampala a day after they were partially gutted by fire. Eyewitness reports reveal that Police is heavily deployed there as investigations over the fire that broke out yesterday are not interfered with.   Meanwhile, those who had come to office have been asked […]

Ministry of health offices now a crime scene – Police

Ministry of health offices now a crime scene – Police

The Uganda Police Force has Sunday declared Ministry of Health Offices at Wandegeya in Kampala a crime scene. In a brief statement from Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Emilian Kayima, seen by TheUgandan, Police said the headquarters were now considered a crime scene. “… an assortment of files and other items destroyed. It is considered a […]

Uganda hopes as malaria vaccine passes biggest trial

Uganda hopes as malaria vaccine passes biggest trial

A malaria vaccine that uses a weakened form of the parasite has passed a “critical milestone” in human safety trials, say researchers. Doctors used a genetically modified form of malaria that was unable to cause a full infection in people. Trials, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, suggested it was safe and generated a […]

‘Museveni and his age mates must go,’ Odrek Rwabwogo blasts father-in-law

‘Museveni and his age mates must go,’ Odrek Rwabwogo blasts father-in-law

In case there was any doubt to a conflict existing within Uganda’s first family, recent social media activity from a prominent family member has all but confirmed the existing media ramblings about a dispute breaking out within the NRM status quo. Odrek Rwabwogo, husband of Patience Rwabwogo, a daughter  to H.E Gen. Yoweri  Museveni, released […]

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