Museveni overseeing ‘grave rights violations’ Opiyo tells Germans

Museveni overseeing ‘grave rights violations’ Opiyo tells Germans

Nicholas Opiyo  a leading human rights lawyer and the founder of the human rights organization, Chapter Four Uganda. He has been working tirelessly since 2005 to promote civil liberties in Uganda, often for free. Opiyo was awarded the German Africa prize at a ceremony in the German capital, Berlin yesterday. The German Africa Foundation gives […]

Once Uganda’s 4th most powerful, Kikonyogo dies on her way to the Mulago

Once Uganda’s 4th most powerful, Kikonyogo dies on her way to the Mulago

Former Deputy Chief Justice Laeticia Kikonyogo has died aged 77. She passed on Thursday from Mulago hospital where she was rushed two days back when her condition deteriorated, Judicial spokesperson Vincent Emmy Mugabo confirmed succumbed to a heart attack on her way to the Mulago medical school at about 12.30 noon. Kikonyogo was first went to Namulundu health centre in […]

MP Nambooze to live with metal implants in her spine

MP Nambooze to live with metal implants in her spine

Mukono Municipality MP, Ms Betty Nambooze Bakireke has returned into the country today (Thursday) , joining her family at her palatial home outside Kampala. When she landed at Entebbe International Airport from the Emirates Airline plane at around 1pm, and police escorted her straight home.They led the motorcade through Kabalagala, a Kampala suburb, to divert […]

MTN Marathon participants can access results, certificates online

MTN Marathon participants can access results, certificates online

The results for all registered participants in the MTN Kampala Marathon are now available online. The results include the time posted for each runner, giving an opportunity for participants to view how they performed. The link to the results can be accessed through the MTN Uganda Website (www.mtn.co.ug/marathon). On top of people viewing their results, […]

Mugisha Muntu, Amuriat shun key FDC activity during presidency bid

Mugisha Muntu, Amuriat shun key FDC activity during presidency bid

Opposition Forum for Democratic  Change FDC members have shunned the party prayers that were organised to pray for the national delegates conference, elections for party presidential candidate slated for Friday and the candidates. Out of the four candidates in the race, only Dan Malcolm Matsiiko showed up and talked about himself as a man of […]

Kamya flags off 230 KCCA councilors to Kyankwanzi

Kamya flags off 230 KCCA councilors to Kyankwanzi

The Minister for Kampala Hon Betty Kamya Turyomwe has today flagged off 230 Kampala capital city authority councilors to the National Leadership Institute at Kyankwanzi. Councilors who have gone are from the five urban councils of Kampala Central, Makindye, Lubaga, Nakawa and Kawempe. Speaking to media shortly after the flag off, Minister Betty Kamya dismissed […]

After arresting tycoon Abid Alam, M7 extends Bamugemereire arrangement

After arresting tycoon Abid Alam, M7 extends Bamugemereire arrangement

Justice Catherine Bamugemereire’s crusade against those accused of grabbing land and fuelling conflicts has not spared high profile figures with clout and leverage. Now, President Yoweri Museveni has granted her Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters six more months. It had been given six months which expired on November 9. A statement by the Commissions […]