Court dismisses petition blocking Shs64b MPs’ cars

Court dismisses petition blocking Shs64b MPs’ cars

Many Ugandans see the car loan as a blatant abuse of tax payers’ money. The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application seeking for a temporary order to block the impending purchase of vehicles for each Member of Parliament, a venture that will cost the taxpayers a minimum of Shs64b. Uganda Radio Network reports that Sanywa […]

VIDEO: Makerere students vow to lynch food cooks

VIDEO: Makerere students vow to lynch food cooks

Makerere students have called off their Strike after a meeting with the VC Prof. Dumba Even after Makerere University administration bowed to pressure and revoked an early suspension of 15 students who allegedly vandalising Mary Stuart Hall kitchen utensils during a strike over poor quality meals, student leaders have demanded for a new service provider. […]

RUKUNGIRI: Govt ‘refuses’ to look after Buyanja and Kebisoni Town Councils

RUKUNGIRI: Govt ‘refuses’ to look after Buyanja and Kebisoni Town Councils

Buyanja and Kebisoni TCs voted massively for Dr. Kizza Besigye  There is no doubt that Kebisoni and Buyanja Town Councils in Rukungiri District were created as the 2016 political terrain took shape, unfortunately denied victory to the ruling National Resistance Movement preferring to shower FDC’s Dr. Kizza Besigye with votes unlike in the 2011 presidential […]

Museveni’s hand ‘forced’ by striking ex-Mbabazi NRM youth

Museveni’s hand ‘forced’ by striking ex-Mbabazi NRM youth

Money-hungry youths to miss out on deployment in key government institution  President Museveni has been strained to accommodate a meeting with a group of radical NRM youth for more than two hours at State House Nakasero, and their national chairperson Mubarak Ssenteza expected to be expelled for “criminal behaviour connected with on-going political controversies within the NRM […]

Kampala, Juba pile soldiers along common border

Kampala, Juba pile soldiers along common border

Joint deployment started on Sunday, October 23 The governments of Uganda and South Sudan have agreed to deploy a joint police force along their common border to stem the rampant killings of travellers. Since forces loyal to South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his deputy Riek Machar resumed fighting four months ago, at least five […]

No money to repatriate bodies of Ugandan pastors killed in Cameroon

No money to repatriate bodies of Ugandan pastors killed in Cameroon

Both bodies still laying at the mortuary of the Yaounde general hospital The bodies of two Ugandan pastors who perished in Cameroon during Friday’s nasty train crash – are stuck in West Africa. Pastors Nathan Tumusiime and Nicodemus Nuwasiima from City Prayer Towers in Mbarara are among the 80 people that died in a train […]

US ELECTION: Trump supporters arrested in Kampala

US ELECTION: Trump supporters arrested in Kampala

the arrested activists say, Trump said he would deal with long serving African presidents including Museveni Police in Kampala have on Tuesday arrested two Uganda youths for demonstrating with placards inscribed with the words “vote Trump” outside the United States embassy in Uganda. The suspected supporters of Republican nominee Donald Trump Bigirwa Moses and Allan […]

Ugandan found dead at Dutch airport identified

Ugandan found dead at Dutch airport identified

Odong was born on September 30, 1963 in Gulu district Government run Uganda Media Centre has identified the 53-year-old Uganda has been found dead at the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands as an Assistant Commissioner in charge of Agrochemicals at Ministry of Agriculture. Michael Odong left Entebbe International Airport in Uganda aboard KLM Airlines on […]

Shs 52 billion stolen in National ID project on cabinet orders

Shs 52 billion stolen in National ID project on cabinet orders

Godfrey Sasaga, director citizenship & immigration said Shs 52bn for buying biometric kits was hijacked by ISO following a cabinet order The directorate of citizenship and immigration control failed to exhaustively account for over Shs 52bn advanced for the purchase of the biometric kits to be used in the national identity card enrollment project. Appearing before […]