How coup rumours made Museveni call Archbishop Lwanga for negotiations

How coup rumours made Museveni call Archbishop Lwanga for negotiations

Following Friday’s statement by Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, that the state had received information linking him to a plot to overthrow the government, THEUGANDAN has gathered that President Yoweri Museveni has not sitting on his realms over the cold war with the Church. President Museveni, our correspondent learnt, had vowed to ​crush […]

Umeme presents achievements and financial results for 2017

Umeme presents achievements and financial results for 2017

Electricity distributor Umeme said the utility’s revenue grew by 8.3% to Shs1.5 trillion on increased energy sales in 2017, officials said while releasing its financial results to 2017 on Thursday in Kampala. Managing director Selestiono Babungi told journalists that connections rose by 18.3% during the year to 1,125,291 and they also collected 102% above the […]

Justice Liz Musoke in trouble over siring children with M7 ministers

Justice Liz Musoke in trouble over siring children with M7 ministers

Justice Elizabeth Musoke could be kicked off panel of justices to hear the contentious Age Limit Petitions at Mbale High Court from 9th April over siring children with President Museveni ministers. Just hours after the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo announced that he will be working with Justices Remmy Kasule, Kenneth Kakuru, Cheborion Barishaki […]

Charity Kyohirwe ‘dumped in banana plantation after being kidnapped, raped and murdered’

Charity Kyohirwe ‘dumped in banana plantation after being kidnapped, raped and murdered’

The body of another woman who went missing days ago has been found with marks of strangulation and sexual abuse. Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman, Mr Luke Owoyesigire, said 32-year-old Charity Kyohirwe, a resident of Masajja Parish in Makindye division, Kampala went missing on Friday and her captors had demanded for a UGX5m ransom which her […]

Muhakanizi to crack whip on thieving CAOs, Town Clerks

Muhakanizi to crack whip on thieving CAOs, Town Clerks

Determined to put the brakes on corruption, at least sixty Chief Administrative Officers and Town Clerks risk losing their jobs for failing to account for funds given to their districts. This is part of a multi-pronged approach drawn up by the National Resistance Movement government to devise effective deterrent measures against wastage of state funds. […]

CAA investigating alleged Entebbe Airport ‘thieves’

CAA investigating alleged Entebbe Airport ‘thieves’

Uganda’s aviation authorities said Tuesday have launched an investigation into claims of extortion of money from passengers by Airport staff, the most recent being a student who was heading to China and stopped by DAS Handling staff for lacking adequate documentation. The incident resulted in a social media tirade titled “Entebbe Airport thieves” posted by a […]

Besigye ‘also grabbed’ Kyankwanzi land in 1980s with guns, says source

Besigye ‘also grabbed’ Kyankwanzi land in 1980s with guns, says source

Opposition leader and former FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye is up in arms against the government through the National Leadership Institute for forcefully acquiring/grabbing his land at Sunga in Kyankwanzi district. Dr. Besigye says NALI Director Brig. David Kasula directed UPDF to fence off hundreds of acres of Besigye’s titled land “with impunity” and started developments […]

IGP Ochola claims Siraje Bakaleke criminality was being ‘covered up by Kayihura’

IGP Ochola claims Siraje Bakaleke criminality was being ‘covered up by Kayihura’

Embattled Kampala South Regional Police Commander Siraje Bakaleke, has been called a corrupt officer who belongs to prison, a source close to Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochora reveals. Bakeleke was last month interrogated by police for allegedly leading other officers to extort more than Shs 1.4 billion from two South Korean nationals […]