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 […]

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

Rukungiri District Police Commander Richard Emuna has been fired. This was announced in Sunday’s quick reshuffle by the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura. The Police boss has deployed Superintendent of Police Moses Nanok, who was convicted in police disciplinary court for beating up Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters, to Rukungiri District as the overall […]

Entebbe Women killings: Kayihura arrests suspect in Rakai

Entebbe Women killings: Kayihura arrests suspect in Rakai

Police in Rakai district has arrested eleven people in connection with the murder of over twenty women in the areas of Entebbe and Nansana. Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura who was at Rakai Central Police Station on Wednesday for screening of the suspects, said Police along with other security operatives have been in […]

FIRE! Arsonists almost burn down MP Abiriga’s home

FIRE! Arsonists almost burn down MP Abiriga’s home

Uganda Police is investigating an alleged arsonist attack on Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga’s home in Arua Town, West Nile. Abiriga whose trademark ill-fitting yellow suit, yellow shoes, yellow tie, yellow cap and a yellow shirt, among other yellows, have made him a ‘‘national sensation’’reported a of attempted arson to Police, his wife […]

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