DPP Chibita: ‘I am Free Of Political Influence’

DPP Chibita: ‘I am Free Of Political Influence’

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Justice Mike Chibita has given the country assurances that he is free of political influence in the execution of his duties. Chibita gave the firm assurance while speaking at the Dialogue on Corruption at Hotel Africana on Wednesday. “I am free from political influence. Am lucky that my office […]

Denmark rubbishes Uganda’s new passport

Denmark rubbishes Uganda’s new passport

Ugandans are furious over  Visa applications with the new Ugandan East African Community passport were turned down. The digital EAC passport is being rolled out across the region in fulfilment of the 1997 directive from the precursor of the EAC Secretariat to create a regional travel document, similar to one announced by the African Union in […]

Mayuge Crime Preventer kills 14-year-old daughter over music

Mayuge Crime Preventer kills 14-year-old daughter over music

Fear gripped residents of Busaamu Village in Malongo sub-county, Mayuge district after a 14-year-old girl was beaten to death by her father for allegedly spending a night in a nightclub. The deceased was identified by authorities as Winnie Nabwire, a Primary Four pupil at Golden Junior School in Nakigo village. Mayuge district Police officer in […]

Bagyenda fails to reach deal with state over murdering his girl

Bagyenda fails to reach deal with state over murdering his girl

Brain Bagyenda; the jailed son to Internal Security Organisation Director Colonel Kaka Bagyenda has failed to reach a plea-bargain deal with the state, in relation to charges of murdering his girl friend Enid Twijukye. High Court judge Anthony Ojok Ayu had given both the state and Bagyenda’s lawyer Nsubuga Mubiru a week to negotiate the […]

Museveni using LDUs to managing politics, say Besigye

Museveni using LDUs to managing politics, say Besigye

Former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential candidate Rtd Col Dr Kizza Besigye has challenged the recruitment of the Local Defence Unit-LDU personnel in Kampala and Wakiso District. Dr Besigye together with City Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago say the  recruitment was an illegal move aimed at curbing political opponents in Kampala rather than fighting urban crime. […]

UGANDA TO CHANGE FOREVER: Tension in Mbale ahead of Age limit case verdict today

UGANDA TO CHANGE FOREVER: Tension in Mbale ahead of Age limit case verdict today

The Constitutional sitting in Mbale is today delivering the much-awaited judgment on the constitutional petitioned challenging the amendment of the constitution by Parliament in December 2017, that saw the removal of all age limits on the Presidency and extended the term of office of Members of Parliament including the current Parliament from 5-7 years. Preparations […]

UPDF soldiers continue ‘reign of terror’ on Lake Victoria

UPDF soldiers continue ‘reign of terror’ on Lake Victoria

A group of fishermen under Uganda Fish Maws Traders Association has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga demanding the suspension of the UPDF operation on Lake Victoria handling illegal fishing activities. The fishermen accuse the soldiers under the commander Fisheries Protection Force of torturing fishermen and stealing their merchandise. While presenting their petition to […]

Gains of India PM Modi ’s historic state visit to Uganda

Gains of India PM Modi ’s historic state visit to Uganda

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered Uganda a Cancer Therapy machine. The machine will be installed at the Uganda Cancer Institute. Modi who started a two-day state visit in Uganda yesterday told journalists after Bilateral talks with his host President Museveni, that the machine will serve cancer patients in East Africa. During the closed-door […]

LC I Elections: Tuesday 10th July declared a public holiday

LC  I Elections: Tuesday 10th July declared a public holiday

Ministry of Public Service has declared Tuesday 10th July a public holiday to enable Ugandans to participate in the Village Local Council One elections. Nominations of candidates for LC 1 village Chairpersons which began yesterday ends today and the elections will be held on Tuesdat 10th July in 60,800 villages countrywide. Uganda has not conducted […]

Uganda’s hospitals cannot adequately treat victims of acid violence – experts

Uganda’s hospitals cannot adequately treat victims of acid violence – experts

Government has been asked to roll out more treatment centres for victims of acid violence in the country. The End Acid Violence Uganda charity says many of the health facilities cannot adequately treat victims of acid violence. Victims of acid violence face horrific consequences, including death, severe disfigurement and loss of sight. Recent studies indicate […]

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