Another woman killed in Nansana

Another woman killed in Nansana

The body of unidentified woman has been discovered in Nansana Municipality. According to the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, there were no marks on the woman’s body. Owoyesigyire says that residents alerted the police at 10pm, after they found the body dumped on Kisumu road, Katoke Parish. Owoyesigyire says that there were no identification […]

CHOGM2018: Museveni wows UK’s Theresa May

CHOGM2018: Museveni wows UK’s Theresa May

President Yoweri Museveni has held various meetings with several leaders at the sidelines of the CHOGM 2018 including UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson with whom he held a productive meeting to discuss the Commonwealth. According to sources the two leaders talked about strengthening the relationship between the United Kingdom and Uganda. The two leaders agreed […]

UNHCR speaks out after top official is arrested over sodomising Kitgum girls

UNHCR speaks out after top official is arrested over sodomising Kitgum girls

A top official of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees has recorded a statement at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations headquarters over sodomy allegations. According to CID spokesman Vicent Ssekatte, the suspect, 65 year old Ali Khamis is detained at Jinja Road Police station in Kampala but committed the unnatural offenses in Kitgum District. […]

NRM boss: Teachers who defile pupils should be killed

NRM boss: Teachers who defile pupils should be killed

A top NRM party honcho, Walter Okiring Elakas (pictured above) believes that the only way to reduce cases of defilement involving teachers in Uganda should be hanging or a firing squad for the culprits. “If I were the one, I would put all the teachers on the firing sqaud because there are many beautiful women […]

Rift Valley Railways finally pushed out of Uganda

Rift Valley Railways finally pushed out of Uganda

Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) on Monday announced the throwing out Rift Valley Railways (RVR) from management of the metre gauge railway line, marking its exit from Uganda customer and freight market. URC Managing Director Charles Abooki Kateeba issued a public notice ending RVR’s concession after on grounds that it had failed on all the conditional […]

CAA marks International Aviation Week

CAA marks International Aviation Week

Today, Uganda joined the rest of the world to mark the International Civil Aviation Week that runs from December 1-7 annually. Civil Aviation Authority Public and Corporate affairs manager Vianney Luggya said that the week is celebrated by the global aviation communication to commemorate the memorable week of meetings that led to the signing of […]

Kitgum’s gun-wielding thugs harvested, suspected of multiple murders

Kitgum’s gun-wielding thugs harvested, suspected of multiple murders

Police in Kitgum district is holding seven people suspected of illegal possession of firearms and masterminding a string of murders and robberies in East Acholi districts. Police says the suspects are linked to the theft of cash from a mobile money agent and several motorcycles in Pader, Agago, Kitgum and Lamwo districts. The suspects include […]

M7’s Defence Minister Engora survives ‘political death’

M7’s Defence Minister Engora survives ‘political death’

The Court of Appeal has over-turned the Lira High Court decision that nullified Defence Minister Okello  Engora Macodwongo’s election as Oyam North MP. The high court had nullified his election over allegations that he lacked the requisite academic qualifications. In June last year, Lira High Court Judge Jessica Naiga Ayebazibwe, cancelled Macodwongo’s election, based on […]

Oulanyah feared ‘war’ before Parliament deferred age limit debate

Oulanyah feared ‘war’ before Parliament deferred age limit debate

We reported earlier that Uganda’s Parliament was expected to have a crucial debate on Thursday on a plan to scrap the presidential age limit. The Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah and his boss Speaker Rebecca Kadaga conferred but decided that they needed more time to understand the two notices of motion and other notices. “Members, from […]

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