Sheikh Muzaata attacks Police on Muslim clerics’ shootings

Sheikh Muzaata attacks Police on Muslim clerics’ shootings

As the death toll of Muslim clerics continues to rise, Muslim clerics have vowed to return the police officers given to them by Inspector General of police Gen Kale Kayihura arguing that there is no security they are providing to them. Sheikh Nuhu Muzaata the spokesperson of the Kibuli Muslim faction says having police officers […]

LDC accuses student of dramatizing mini-skirt ban

LDC accuses student of dramatizing mini-skirt ban

The Law Development Centre in Kampala – where a student says she was stopped from entering because her knee-length skirt was deemed “too short” – says it has not received a formal complaint about the incident. But a press officer for the LDC said there was a dress code in place and women are supposed […]

Police stops Akena relatives from divulging secrets as new evidence surfaces

Police stops Akena relatives from divulging secrets as new evidence surfaces

Detectives involved in investigating the shooting of child activist Kenneth Akena have barred his family from talking to the press about the matter anymore. A source connected to the investigation told TheUgandan that a group of people who claim to be Akena’s relatives yesterday handed over a video clip of the deceased’s dying statement which […]

Dr Kizza Besigye accused of embezzling FDC party money

Dr Kizza Besigye accused of embezzling FDC party money

Thousands of ordinary Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)Party members  are reportedly feeling outraged at the alleged embezzlement of billions of campaign funds, reports say. The FDC, Uganda’s leading opposition party is in a state of deep shock after revelations that its four-time presidential aspirant Dr. Kizza Besigye, is accused of embezzling billions of party funds […]

Ban of waragi sachets starts in 2017

Ban of waragi sachets starts in 2017

Government to ban alcohol in sachets next year, gives alcohol manufacturers up to Sept 30, 2017 to stop sale of alcohol in sachets. According to officials, alcohol sold in sachets has become a danger especially to the youth because it is cheap and easily accessible. Currently, 75% of the alcohol manufactured is sold in sachets […]

Female cabinet minister involved in hit-and-run accident, exposed

Female cabinet minister involved in hit-and-run accident, exposed

Running away after an accident is not really the done thing in the current internet crazy Uganda, as Minister Florence Nakiwala Nakiyingi discovered to her cost. Tthe Minister of State for Youth and Children Affairs in the Cabinet of Uganda’s driver Rogers Ssemwanga on Monday hit 20-year old Maureen Nalukwago along the Entebbe road leaving […]

Kabale UCC boss accused of raping 6-year-old girl

Kabale UCC boss accused of raping 6-year-old girl

A 33-year-old Kabale man has been jailed since Monday (Nov. 21) on suspicion that he raped a 6-year-old girl in his home in Kekubo cell in Central Division, Kabale Municipality, records show. Kabale Police station booked Ephraim Katwaaza with first-degree rape based on the allegation from the young girl that he had sex with her […]

Ugandans explain the Kanyamunyus’ cheery court gestures

Ugandans explain the Kanyamunyus’ cheery court gestures

To many, an accusation for a murder case comes with grief and show of concern about the bereaved family and/or the accused themselves. This was however not the case for the trio; Mathew and Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari who were remanded on Monday to Luzira accused of the murder of child activist Kenneth Watman […]

Makerere students dump Ivory Tower for Kabale University

Makerere students dump Ivory Tower for Kabale University

Shocking details have emerged about how many frustrated students from Makerere University have opted to join other universities as reopening of their university remains hanging in balance. After trying several options including petitioning the Education minister, taking the president to court, demonstrations all geared towards reopening the university and subsequently failing, some students have decided […]

Police concerned over ‘no evidence’ to prosecute Kanyamunyu brothers

Police concerned over ‘no evidence’ to prosecute Kanyamunyu brothers

Uganda Police’s investigations into the shooting of child rights activist Kenneth Akena Watmon have stalled, choosing to hand the suspects over to state prosecutors, says an officer on the team. The lead suspects, Matthew Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend Cynthia Munangwari have been in police custody for 168 hours, far more than the constitutional 48 hours. […]