Besigye should be in Luzira like MP Kabaziguruka, says DP

Besigye should be in Luzira like MP Kabaziguruka, says DP

The opposition Democratic Party says the government is giving preferential treatment to former Presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye compared to other opposition politicians. Mr Nsubuga told journalists at the party headquarters in Kampala on Tuesday that other opposition candidates like Nakawa Municipality MP Micheal Kabaziguruka are still in prison yet politicians like Dr Besigye who […]

Parliament to Red Pepper, URN editors: You must appear

Parliament to Red Pepper, URN editors: You must appear

Parliament’s Committee on Rules, Privileges and Discipline has insisted that editors of three media Houses must appear before an ongoing inquiry into coverage of MPs’ expenses and defend stories they published. The Committee made the ruling after editors for the second time rejected summons to appear before the Committee to shed light on the stories […]

Sheikh Kamoga, 13 others deny plot to kill Prince Nakibinge

Sheikh Kamoga, 13 others deny plot to kill Prince Nakibinge

The High Court’s International Crimes Division (ICD) has slapped fresh charges on fourteen suspects including the Tabliq Muslim sect Amir Sheikh Muhamad Yunus Kamoga who have been battling charges of masterminding attacks against top Muslim clerics across the country. The suspects today also pleaded not guilty to threatening the lives of Buganda Prince Kassim Nakibinge […]

Besigye home under siege, stopped from going to court

Besigye home under siege, stopped from going to court

Opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye has been blocked by police from leaving his home to attend court as well as the funeral service of one of his friend, Ms Enid Turitwenka currently underway at All Saints Church, Nakaseero. Dr Besigye was on Monday expected to appear before Ms Mary Eleanor Khainza, the registrar of the […]

Besigye clashes with Police, detained at Nagalama

Besigye clashes with Police, detained at Nagalama

Opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye was on Saturday arrested as he tried to leave his home in Kasangati, Wakiso District. Shortly before his arrest, Dr Besigye, as usual had a heated verbal exchange with Mr Robert Kachumu, the DPC Kasangati police station. Mr Kachumu asked Besigye where he was going but he refused to disclose, […]

Uganda Police bosses ‘stealing’ drugs, cash exhibits worth billions

Uganda Police bosses ‘stealing’ drugs, cash exhibits worth billions

Uganda Police Force is on the spot for failing to secure valuable exhibits, which affects prosecution of cases. Some of the valuable exhibits disappear from Police custody mysteriously, while some others are stolen by officers. As reported by Uganda Radio Network, valuable exhibits stored at different police stations and the Criminal Investigations Directorate headquarters include […]

Lawyer Rwakafuzi vows to overturn Kasiwukira murder verdict

Lawyer Rwakafuzi vows to overturn Kasiwukira murder verdict

Lawyers representing Sandra Nakungu, a cousin to the widow of deceased city businessman Eriya Bugembe Ssebunya also known as Kasiwukira, are set to appeal against yesterday’s High Court verdict that saw her handed a 20-year jail term. Nakungu and Ashraf Jaden, a police officer were yesterday convicted by High Court Judge Masalu Musene for conspiring […]

Tycoon Mamerito loses Kasokoso attempted murder case

Tycoon Mamerito loses Kasokoso attempted murder case

Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court has dismissed the attempted murder case of former Kira Division Mayor, Mamerito Mugerwa against five Kasokoso leaders. This was after state prosecutor, Doreen Elima tendered in court an additional statement recorded by Mamerito indicating that he has forgiven them. They include David Mugalya (LCI chairman for Kasokoso zone), David Ssekiziyivu (a […]