Robberies, burglaries to increase during christmas – Police

Robberies, burglaries to increase during christmas – Police

There is an increase in the number of robberies, burglaries and petty theft, with police warning that the situation is likely to worsen during the festive season. An average of three cases of robberies, four house break-ins and 34 petty thefts involving pick pocketing, snatching of handbags and phones, have been reported in the last […]

Abudallah Kitatta to spend Christmas in jail

Abudallah Kitatta to spend Christmas in jail

The General Court Martial at Makindye has ordered jailed Boda-Boda 2010 patron Abudallah Kitatta to defend himself on charges of unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. This after the 7-member court, led by Lt. General Andrew Gutti unanimously ruled that Kitatta and nine of his co-accused have a case to answer, and must explain how […]

Lucky Us: Uganda named as a top destination to visit In 2019

Lucky Us: Uganda named as a top destination to visit In 2019

Often considered the pinnacle of travel literature out there – Fodor’s Travel is the world-renowned go-to for top-quality information about all facets of travel. That’s why it’s a major feather in the cap of Ugandan tourism to be named ‘Discover unparalleled wildlife experiences in the ‘Pearl of  Africa.’ With close to 200 set countries worldwide […]

EU responds to ‘supporting subversive activities’ in Uganda

EU responds to ‘supporting subversive activities’ in Uganda

The Head of European Union Delegation in Uganda, Attilio Pacifici says the EU is not supporting potentially subversive activities in Uganda. Ambassador Pacifici says such claims have come up with in the government questioning the EU support to civil society actors in areas of human rights and governance. Speaking at a dialogue on Human Rights […]

BOU Probe: Beatrice Kyambadde remanded to Luzira Prison

BOU Probe: Beatrice Kyambadde remanded to Luzira Prison

Bank of Uganda security officers have been charged with negligence leading to the disappearance of defunct commercial banks documents. Ms Beatrice Kyambadde, a security assistant at the central bank appeared before City Hall Court in Kampala on Tuesday and charged with negligence before she was remanded to Luzira Prison until December 6. By the time […]

Ugandans to mark Jamhuri Day

Ugandans to mark Jamhuri Day

Jamhuri Day, observed on 12th December each year, is the most important National holiday in Kenya as it marks the date it obtained Independence from United Kingdom. This day is normally marked by festivities to celebrate Kenya’s cultural heritage, milestones and to reflect on the journey of independence. “As we celebrate our 55th Jamhuri Day, […]

‘Bagyenda didnt look at the audit report of GTB except that of Crane Bank’

‘Bagyenda didnt look at the audit report of GTB except that of Crane Bank’

Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has given the former Bank of Uganda (BoU) executive director of supervision, Justine Bagyenda and her former co-workers up to Thursday this week to present negotiation records, inventory reports and minutes of meeting that led to the final decision for closure of Global trust bank […]

COSASE lends its hand to illegality

COSASE lends its hand to illegality

The 1995 Constitution guarantees that no Ugandan shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. As long as a citizen abides by the law, he or she should not be in trouble. But what if you’re apprehended by authorities for some reason – or in a Parliamentary committee, like the […]

Police could charge Kabula MP Kakooza with vehicular manslaughter after death of Pastor

Police could charge Kabula MP Kakooza with vehicular manslaughter after death of Pastor

The Kabula county Member of Parliament, James Kakooza and his driver are admitted at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital after surviving a nasty accident along Masaka – Mbarara highway. Latif Zaake, the Southern Region Police Commander attributes the accident to speeding by the legislator’s driver, saying that he would have saved the motorcyclist if he was […]

Abdu Katuntu ‘trusts’ embattled Bagyenda

Abdu Katuntu ‘trusts’ embattled Bagyenda

The former Bank Supervision Director Justine Bagyenda is expected before the Parliamentary Bank of Uganda probe today. The committee on commissions statutory authorities and state enterprises extended Bagyenda’s summons when she failed to show up last week on Thursday. Bagyenda through her lawyers requested the committee allow her time to return from the United states […]