More Ugandan women still trafficked to the Arab world

Details Created: 24 August 2016 A Ugandan woman who recently returned from the UAE Eight months after government banned the export of Ugandan women to work as house- maids in the Middle East due to mistreatment, traffickers are using the internet to net their victims, The Observer has learnt. This was revealed by 22-year-old Grace […]

ICEA insurance pays journalist

Details Created: 24 August 2016 Benon Oluka ICEA Group has paid Shs 5 million to The Observer journalist Benon Herbert Oluka, bringing an end to a protracted row over insurance compensation that put the powers of the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) to the test. IRA operates a complaints bureau that is mandated to resolve compensation […]

Opit Attack Soldiers Acquitted Over Cowardice Charge

Some of the Opit soldiers before the military court martial in Gulu. They were cleared of the cowardice charge against them(Photo by Claude Omona) Nine soldiers slapped with a cowardice charge for their failure to thwart  an attack on Opit army detach in May this year have been cleared of the charge by a military […]

State House Operative Arrested Over Operation Wealth Creation Money

Fort Portal Police in Fort portal have arrested the Kabarole district Production Coordinator on allegations of forging signatures of beneficiaries of the Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme. The arrested has been identified as Salvatore Abigaba who was arrested on Thursday afternoon by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department. Abigaba is currently being detained at Fort […]

RDC Vows To Fight Tribalism In Kagadi

Kagadi Salim Komakechi is the new RDC  for Kagadi District  vowing not to relenton tribe and religious sentiments in this elections. During a live broadcast peace dialogue held at URDT centre for reflectionover the weekend organised by Non governmental organisations based inKibaale the greater, Salim  Komakech  said that security is ready to dealwith any person […]

Smile Through your Challenges like Usain Bolt

Smile Through your Challenges like Usain Bolt

We all saw the way that Usain Bolt almost effortlessly won Gold, while smiling for the cameras on the way to the finish line. How would it be if you did the same in your life challenges? How do you keep succeeding under the tremendous amount of pressure? . The picture below shows how  you could […]

Another tormentor of Besigye’s supporters netted

The Uganda Police Professional standard unit has finally arrested a driver who was driving a police patrol pick up that intentionally knocked an innocent civilian along Gayaza road. The hunt started mid this year when a footage appeared on several social media and electronic platforms showing a patrol knocking a civilian who was following Besigye […]

KCCA Sets Conditions For City Festival Stall Holders

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has set rules for businessmen and women interested in setting up stalls during the Kampala City Festival due in October. According to the authority, the purpose is to set appropriate standard and rules for the stall holders.  The Festival is slated for the 2nd of October, 2016 starting at 7.00am until […]

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Gulu varsity lecture gunned down

Police in Gulu is investigating the circumstances under which Gulu university lecturer was shot dead in suspected motorcycle robbery in Gulu town. It is indicated that the deceased Isaiah Okidi was on Sunday evening by a private security guard guarding at Dfcu bank Gulu branch. The lecturer was from an ATM machine to withdraw some […]

Busoga Tourism Minister calms Ripon Falls Hotel occupants

The contentious Ripon Falls Hotel has drawn attention from a number of people, organisations and now institutions; most recent being Busoga Kingdom. The dilapidated structure was recently cordoned off in a move to have it renovated, a move that received mixed reactions from the public regarding the new ownership and manner in which it was […]