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. […]

UNBS to investigate Kiri for allegedly selling expired sodas

UNBS to investigate Kiri for allegedly selling expired sodas

Public safety officials have been alerted about Kiri Bottling Company Limited over the sale of expired drinks. Traders in Porombo in Nebbi district said that the more than 5,000 bottles had already passed their sell-by date by nineteen days. “Their move to sell expired drinks may be deliberate as they were selling plastic bottled sodas […]

Gen Kale Kayihura granted bail

Gen Kale Kayihura granted bail

The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura after tapping two influential UPDF generals; Maj Gen Sam Kavuma and Maj Gen James Mugira, to stand as sureties  has been granted bail. Gen Kayihura had listed 11 grounds that he filed before the court yesterday are; constitutional right to apply for bail, charged with bailable offenses, […]

Death toll in Kiryandongo bus accident increases

Death toll in Kiryandongo bus accident increases

The Medical Superintendent of Kiryandongo hospital Dr Godfrey Kisembo has said they have 23 bodies in their mortuary after being killed and several others injured on Friday night when a bus rammed into a tractor and a beer truck in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. The dead include three children and 19 adults, police […]

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 […]

Gov’t compensates Bebe Cool with Shs250 million

Gov’t compensates Bebe Cool with Shs250 million

On the night of January 30, 2010, there was a shootout at Effendy’s bar, a popular city hangout in the Centenary Park greenbelt. It attracted a lot of media attention because it involved reggae artiste, Moses Ssali alias Bebe Cool. Bebe Cool and his cronies had run into the Goodlyfe Crew, a music group that […]

Police officer Agasirwe’s bail denied

Police officer Agasirwe’s bail denied

Prosecution has rejected the bail application of Nixon Agasirwe, one of the six senior police officers charged with kidnapping a former bodyguard to Rwandan President Paul Kagame. This was on grounds that prosecutors at the Makindye based court were served late, so they need time to first study the application not later than December 18th. […]

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 […]

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