Zulu King Zwelithini ‘says castration would end rape problem’

Zulu King Zwelithini ‘says castration would end rape problem’

South Africa’s Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has said that those found guilty of rape should be castrated, the IOL news site reports. “This would end this thing… this should be done in a way that would show the world that the Zulu nation does not tolerate this shame,” he is quoted as telling his subjects at […]

Global Aviation Body Gives CAA Security Performance Nod Of Approval

Global Aviation Body Gives CAA Security Performance Nod Of Approval

Uganda’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has received commendation from the global aviation body which has praised the former’s security. Following an outstanding performance in the Universal Security Audit Programme — Continuous Monitoring Approach (USAP-CMA) conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in 2017, Uganda has received an ICAO Council President Certificate in Aviation Security […]

Hoima On Edge As Police Battle Bobi Wine Supporters

Hoima On Edge As Police Battle Bobi Wine Supporters

Business came to stand still for several hours in Hoima town as police and the Army battled opposition supporters led by Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo East Member of parliament. Kyagulanyi emerged from nowhere to the middle of Hoima town at around 2 p.m. causing commotion in the town centre.  Flanked by Asinansi […]

Museveni Camps In Hoima To Campaign For Busingye

Museveni Camps In Hoima To Campaign For Busingye

I am in Hoima District to canvass for votes for Businge Harriet Mugyenyi Akiiki who is the NRM flag bearer for the District woman MP. Today I addressed two rallies at Kabaale Public Primary school in Kabaale sub-county, Bugahya County and at Kigorobya Muslim Primary School in Kigorobya Sub-county in Hoima district. The NRM government […]

OPEN AERIAL BORDERS: Uganda Airlines Flights To Rwanda Start December

OPEN AERIAL BORDERS: Uganda Airlines Flights To Rwanda Start December

Uganda’s revamped national carrier, Uganda Airlines will commence flights to neighboring Rwanda in December 2019, according to information from the carrier. This development was revealed on Friday morning by the commercial director saying that there will also be flights to South Africa and Zambia with the acquisition of two more aircraft in next month. “Come […]

Ugandan Coaches Named In ‘Future Stars’ List Selected By Arsenal FC, World Remit

Ugandan Coaches Named In ‘Future Stars’ List Selected By Arsenal FC, World Remit

On Thursday, WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com) announced that 16 applicants from Africa have been shortlisted for its Future Stars programme. Of these 16 coaches, eight are women. WorldRemit and Arsenal launched the second edition of the Future Stars programme in August to recognise the valuable contributions that grassroots youth football coaches make to their communities by teaching […]

Road Fund Board, Staff In Bitter Clash Over New ED Recruitment

Road Fund Board, Staff In Bitter Clash Over New ED Recruitment

Staff of the Uganda Road Fund (URF) and the board Chairperson are embroiled in a bitter clash over the recruitment process of the Executive Director. According to a petition by members of staff addressed to Matia Kasaija, the Minister Of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Board Chairperson, Ms. Merian Sebunya Kyomugisha and Board Member, Ms. […]

US Cites Torture, Cruel Treatment In Imposing Sanctions On Ex-police Boss Kayihura, Family

US Cites Torture, Cruel Treatment In Imposing Sanctions On Ex-police Boss Kayihura, Family

Former Police Chief General Kayihura and his family have been banned from setting foot in the United States of America after Uncle Sam designated the ex-police boss. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued on a statement on Friday outlining why Kayihura, his wife and children have been designated. “The Department is publicly designating Kale […]